North Devon Gig Guide: 25/07/12 to 31/07/12.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

SHINTORI, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night with Trudi & Jax, 9pm.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Folk jam, 8pm.

PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

OLD MILL, WOOLACOMBE: The Ossaborough venue hosts country singer Roger Colome from 7.30pm.

THURSDAY

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke.

PORTOBELLO INN, BID: Open Mic.

CRABBY DICKS, BIDEFORD: Bideford Folk Club. Open to all – sing, play or just listen, 8pm.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music, 8.30pm.

CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Open Mic Night from 8pm.

THE GEORGE, HATHERLEIGH: Hatherleigh Festival runs until Sunday and kicks off tonight with Poisson Rouge from 8.30pm.

TALLY HO, HATHERLEIGH: Another festival gig featuring With Nell & I, 8.30pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Open Mic Night, 8pm.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic with Odds & Eight Balls, 8.45pm.

THE JUBE, WOOLACOMBE: Chris Stuckey, solo acoustic, 9pm.

THE CEDARS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, with DJ Midnight Shift, 7.30pm-late. 07899 701498.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

FRIDAY

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: A night of up-and-coming young bands hosted by Black Hole Promotions, £3, doors 8pm.

PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

WESTLEIGH INN, BIDEFORD: The venue twixt Bideford and Instow hosts covers band Revolvin’ Door, 9.30pm.

CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: The talented Chris Stuckey from 9pm.

HATHERLEIGH TOWN SQUARE: Part of Hatherleigh Festival, running throughout the weekend. Live music from 7pm with Emma & The Convolutions + Matthew & Me + Saxon James + Hot Fiction. More info at www.hatherleighfestival.co.uk.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music, 8.30pm.

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Full on rock with Drenched from 8.30pm.

APPLEDORE SOCIAL CLUB: Brockabilly’s Echoes of Elvis, 9pm.

OLIVE BRANCH, BARNSTAPLE: Plamen, the rock fella, from 9pm.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

SHERRY’S, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke, 10pm-2am.

ROSE & CROWN, NEWPORT: 80s Night with Disco Dynamite DJ, optional fancy dress, 8.30pm-late.

RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Rock and pop with Maybe Naked, 9.30pm.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Kent-based rock band Where’s Billy are in town.

THE PIER TAVERN, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic, 8-11pm.

SATURDAY

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Classic 80s disco, doors 8pm.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: DJs.

ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Chris Stuckey & friends, 8pm.

THE ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Bude Street venue hosts Nat Bites.

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Live music with Howling Matt.

VILLAGE INN, WESTWARD HO: Adrian’s Karaoke from 8.30pm.

PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Join the excellent Martin Harley Band, an internationally acclaimed three piece with a blues and Gypsy swing inspired Americana sound. With support from Cornish folk band Kola. From 8pm, ticket info 01805 624624.

HATHERLEIGH TOWN SQUARE: Part of Hatherleigh Festival, running throughout the weekend. Live music from 2pm including Josie Lloyd + The Barefoot Bandit + The Monkey Gland Band + Morning Rush + Scholars + The Computers. More info at www.hatherleighfestival.co.uk.

EGGESFORD AIRFIELD, CHULMLEIGH: 1940s music and dance night with 17 piece jazz ensemble AJ’s Big Band, 8-11.30pm, bring your own picnic, bar, 1940s gear optional. Tickets from 01769 580241 or 01363 83746. For Devon Air Ambulance & Mission Aviation Fellowship.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

BUDDY’S LIVE LOUNGE, ILFRACOMBE: Mama Mia! Join top Abba tribute act Gimme Abba. Tickets £10 in advance from the ‘Gimme Abba in Ilfracombe’ Facebook page.

PACK O’ CARDS, COMBE MARTIN: Shammick Acoustic concert night with gifted Devon singer and musician Jim Causley, renowned for his rich singing voice, his gift for interpreting songs and his wry and cheeky stage presence. Visit for www.shammickacoustic.org.uk for tickets and info.

SUNDAY

HEAVITREE ARMS, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke.

THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Baz Bix & Friends, variety of music & jamming from 3-6pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Tony Finney plus guests with a mixed bag from 4-7pm.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Amy Newton’s Open Mic Night from 8pm.

THATCHED BARN, CROYDE: Open Mic Night, with regulars Ellis Beeton, Kate Kerslake, Glen Dawson Davey & Richard Newberry. 8.30pm start.

OLD MILL, WOOLACOMBE: Sam Dowden, acoustic guitar, originals and covers, from 7.30pm.

SOUTH WEST BIRDMAN, ILFRACOMBE: Stacks of live music on the Pier from 12 noon, headlined by The Wurzels (that’s the Wurzels), plus a packed line up of local and visiting bands, including of course the annual plunge off the pier by the birdmen. Admission at gate, with all profits going to Ilfracombe Round Table good causes.

MONDAY

THE ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Regular Monday Acoustic Night with Steve “Dambusker” Ruffe plus Tony Finney from 8.30-11pm.

SHERRY’S, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke, 9pm-1am.

THE WAVERLEY, ILFRACOMBE: Chris Sings Country. Every Monday, 9pm.

TUESDAY

CASTLE INN, LANDKEY: Open Mic Night with local musician Brendan Taylor from 8.30pm.

WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society. Live New Orleans & Dixieland jazz from 7.30pm.

CYDER PRESSE, WEARE GIFFARD: Steve Ruffe’s acoustic night, 8.30pm.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic.

CARLTON HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Live music & song with Terry Charles, every week 8.30pm, open to non residents.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.

ALVERDISCOTT VILLAGE HALL: Oceanview Country Music Club. Live music from McKoy Country. 8.15-11.15pm.