Gigs around North devon from 15/05/13 to 21/05/13.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic.
CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Live blues soul and jazz with the house band, visiting musicians welcome to jam, 8pm.
PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Young local bands We The Isles plus support, doors 8pm, adm £3.
THURSDAY, MAY 16
‘NEXT DOOR’, CRABBY DICKS, BIDEFORD: Bideford Folk Club from 8pm.
ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: The Wild Hatters live acoustic session, with weekly guest spot.
THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Blues with Baz Bix from 8.30pm.
INDIGO SECRET, BARNSTAPLE: Weekly Open Mic hosted by Trudi and Jax, 9pm.
THE CEDARS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, with DJ Midnight Shift, 7.30pm-late. 07899 701498.
THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.
CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic Night.
SANDPIPER INN, ILFRACOMBE: Open Music Night from 8.30pm till late.
COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT: Open Mike Night, 8.30pm, hosted by The Average Blues Band.
FRIDAY, MAY 17
FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.
PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Funky pop covers with iFunk, doors 8pm, £3 entry.
CAESAR’S PALACE, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing karaoke from 10pm-midnight, followed by disco.
ROBINS NEXT, BIDEFORD: Rockin’ Shoes Rock ‘n’ Roll Club.
THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Friday, 8.30pm.
THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Quirky French café songs with Gypfunk, 9pm.
WOOLSERY SOCIAL CLUB: Rock guitarist Chris Banderas from 9pm.
GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: One of America’s hot tickets, Woody Pines and his band return with a brand new CD. A top string band, country blues and ragtime outfit. Starts 8.30pm, tickets and info from 01769 572514.
CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Marking the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters raid is a ‘fund raiding’ event featuring local rock bands Drenched plus The Slaughtered Lamb from 8pm. Adm is free but there will be collections towards the RAF Benevolent Fund. Being organised by Caroline Hawkins and Robyn Walker.
ST ANNE’S COMMUNITY CENTRE, BARNSTAPLE: Nu-folk singer songwriter Chris Millington at the refurbished historic town centre venue. Starts 8.30pm, tickets from 01805 624624.
BOSTON TEA PARTY, BARNSTAPLE: Café Culture is back with live music from Jim Jones, plus Nick Parker and River Church, 7.30pm, adm £3 at door, for the Forget-Me-Not project for adults with learning disabilities at Berry House in Barnstaple.
THE THATCH, CROYDE: Live music with Grizzly & the Grasshoppers, alt blues and roots from 8pm.
RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Rock ‘n’ roll with The Elderly Brothers.
CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with Ali, a soul and Motown show.
SATURDAY, MAY 18
PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Pop rock covers with 9 Yards, doors 8pm, adm £3.
JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Live music from 9.30pm.
QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Live DJ in Fat Freddies, 9pm-2am.
ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke, 9pm-1am.
2DE, BIDEFORD: (Stallones) Club Nite with DJ, 9.30pm-2am.
ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Saturday, 8.30pm.
KINGS ARMS, HOLSWORTHY: Live music with Dave Sharp (formerly of The Alarm), adm free.
SEVEN STARS, WINKLEIGH: Rocky pop with Ophelia Devon.
OLD BUS STATION, BARNSTAPLE: An evening of rock and metal with Better Luck Next Time (UK) plus the Friction Roadshow, 8pm to midnight.
THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.
THE JUBE, WOOLACOMBE: Rock with Ten Feet Tall, 9.30pm.
PRINCE OF WALES, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic covers duo Such & Vincent with tunes from the 60s to the present, 9pm.
CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with the SJW Band, adm free.
SUNDAY, MAY 19
JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Music and Song session with Baz Bix and friends from 3-6pm, musicians and singers welcome.
HEAVITREE ARMS, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke, 7.30-11.30pm.
CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.
COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Live music from 4-6.30pm.
THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: New Sunday Evening Jam Session, Baz Bix and friends from 7.30pm.
PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Nigerian singer Funmi Olawumi, the founder of the Yoruba Women Choir, returns with her 12-piece big band featuring the four part harmonies of Naija Soul Sisters and a cracking eight-piece band. Starts 7.30pm, tickets/info from 01805 624624.
WEST BUCKLAND VILLAGE HALL: Live music with Paul & Kate Howden-Jones, 7.30pm, £7 at door, Ploughman’s available, more info 01598 760437.
MARSHALLS, BARNSTAPLE: Plamen, the rock fella, 4.30pm.
THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Open Mic Night.
THE THATCH, CROYDE: Open mic night.
MONDAY, MAY 20
BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: The Indigo Kid rides back into town with a return visit to North Devon Jazz Club from 8.30pm. Guitarist Dan Messore is joined by Calum Gourlay on bass, Gethin Jones on drums and award-winning saxophonist Trish Clowes. Adm free, but a collection is taken for the band. Info 01237 421065.
THE ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Regular Monday Acoustic Night with Steve “Dambusker” Ruffe plus Tony Finney from 8.30-11pm.
TUESDAY, MAY 21
PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.
BRADDICK’S PIER HOUSE, WESTWARD HO: Oceanview Country Music Club from 8.15pm, with live music by the Blackstone River Trio. Info 01805 601495 or 01271 378273.
THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Tunes Tuesday with Chloe Bix and friends. All instrument players welcome to join Chloe for a night of English, Irish and world music from 8.30pm.
CYDER PRESSE, WEARE GIFFARD: Steve Ruffe’s acoustic night, 8.30pm.
THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic with Karen Marie.