North Devon Gig Guide from 22/08/12 to 28/08/12 — includes August bank holiday weekend.

The Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe will be busy from Friday to Monday for the annual free SunWest Festival.The Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe will be busy from Friday to Monday for the annual free SunWest Festival.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

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

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

PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

OLD MILL, WOOLACOMBE: Live music with The Wild Hatters, 7.30pm.

THURSDAY

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke, 10pm-2am.

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.

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

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

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

THE WAVE, WOOLACOMBE: iFunk from 7pm at Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park, adm free.

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

RYDON INN, HOLSWORTHY: Blues spiked rock with Devils Creek, 9-11pm.

FRIDAY

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Maybe Naked, doors 8pm.

PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Karaoke, 9pm.

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

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Live music with The Muddy River Band from 8.30pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Part of annual Beer & Music Festival. Paul and Tre Levis, 9pm.

RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Talented ‘nu folk’ and local singer Chris Millington.

AGRICULTURAL INN, BRAUNTON: Damnation Game, 9.30pm.

CROYDE BAY HOLIDAY RESORT: The public are welcome to go along to the Unison resort at Croyde to enjoy live music nights. Tonight the madcap Basil’s Blues Band are in town.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with Redkite.

LANDMARK, ILFRACOMBE: Start of SunWest Festival, free live music from 6pm.

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

SATURDAY

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Welcome to the jungle with top tribute from Guns 2 Roses, doors 8pm. Tickets from the club on 01237 478860.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Live DJ in Fat Freddies, 9pm-2am.

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

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

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Live music with Steve Wilson.

THE ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Echoes of Elvis with Brockabilly from 9pm.

APPLEDORE SOCIAL CLUB: The Dambuskers, 9pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Part of annual Beer & Music Festival. The Dambuskers 3pm; The Bandits 9pm.

THE KINGS ARMS, HARTLAND: Lively folk with Wilderland, from 9pm-late.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

WINDSOR ARMS, BRADIFORD: ‘Windsor’s Got Talent’, musicians and all other talents welcome, from 8.30pm.

CROYDE BAY HOLIDAY RESORT: The Unison resort presents singer Louise.

PIER TAVERN, ILFRACOMBE: Della, 9.30pm.

LANDMARK, ILFRACOMBE: SunWest Festival, free live music from 12noon.

PACK O’ CARDS, COMBE MARTIN: Scots singer songwriter Dave Gibb in concert from 8pm, hosted by Shammick Acoustic. He offers a distinctive style that can carry traditional and contemporary songs. Tickets at door or visit www.shammickacoustic.org.uk

WHITE HART, BRATTON FLEMING: Emmins, plus support from The Flamin’ Ratrods. That’s solo artist Mark Emmins, originals plus rock/pop covers. 7pm-midnight.

SUNDAY

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

BLACKSMITHS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Indie rock and pop with The Garden Club from 9pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam, 8pm.

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

THE WATERFRONT INN, WESTWARD HO: Afternoon session with iFunk from 3pm. Free entry.

FREMINGTON MANOR: Party at the Manor is back, with music from 12 noon-7pm in the Fremington Manor grounds. A range of bands include The Dambuskers + Wasteland + The Confused + Zamba + Company of Fools. Plus beers, refreshments, raffles, stalls and plenty for the kids. Admission by ticket only. Available at various Fremington and Barnstaple outlets, or visit the events section at www.fremingtoncommunity.com

FOX & HOUNDS, FREMINGTON: Falling Apart, 9pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Echoes of Elvis with Brockabilly, 9pm.

CLAYTONS, BARNSTAPLE: Join iFunk again for a night time sesh from 9pm.

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

SAUNTON SANDS HOTEL: Jazz Sunday lunch with Steve Tucker All Stars, 1-3pm.

CROYDE BAY HOLIDAY RESORT: The Unison resort presents Steve Tremain’s Jazz Quartet.

THE KINGS ARMS, GEORGEHAM: Open Mic Night.

OLD MILL, WOOLACOMBE: North Devon singer songwriter Sam Dowden from 7.30pm.

LANDMARK, ILFRACOMBE: SunWest Festival, free live music from 12noon.

BRADWORTHY INN, HOLSWORTHY: The annual beer festival takes place today, with live music from Jim Kier, Louella Eke and Revolvin’ Door. Info www.bradworthyinn.co.uk.

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.

CROYDE BAY HOLIDAY RESORT: Live music with the Grumpy Old Men, all welcome.

TUESDAY

WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic.

CASTLE INN, LANDKEY: Prepare for ‘The Landkey Factor’, the Castle’s answer to Cowell and co. This is the second audition, starting at 9pm, with all welcome to turn up and have a go. Finals to be held later in the year.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society presents live Dixieland and New Orleans jazz from 7.30pm.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.

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

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.

LANDMARK, ILFRACOMBE: SunWest Festival, free live music from 12noon.

CROYDE BAY HOLIDAY RESORT: Basil’s Blues Band are back for more.