North Devon Gig Guide: 04/04/12—10/04/12

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

SHINTORI, BARNSTAPLE: New Open Mic Night hosted by well-known local singers Trudi and Jax from 9pm, all welcome.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Folk jam.

KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco.

PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

THURSDAY

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

PORTOBELLO INN, BID: Open Mic.

ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: The Wild Hatters, weekly acoustic folk & blues from 8.30pm.

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

THE TIVERTON INN, SOUTH MOLTON: Open Mic Night with singer songwriter Sam Dowden. 8.30pm.

COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT CROSS: Don’t miss Cook Island Open Mic Night – all welcome to sing or play. With hosts The Average Blues Band. From 8pm.

RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Easter eve mayhem with Basil’s Balls Up Band.

KELLY’S, BPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Plugged Open Mic with Harvey Hudson & band, 8.45pm.

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: Old style blues with Rag Mama. Doors 8pm.

PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

ROBIN’S NEST, BIDEFORD FC: Rockin’ Shoes Rock ‘n’ Roll Club.

THE SEAGATE, APPLEDORE: Ian Hudson & Friends.

GOLDEN LION, NORTHAM: Live pop rock fun with Maybe Naked, 9pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Start of Clinton’s three day Beer & Music Festival, with 10-plus real ales and music from 2pm with a harpist performance, followed at 9pm by rock covers from Ten Feet Tall.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

KELLY’S, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm.

THE CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke.

LAMB INN, ILFRACOMBE: As it is Easter punksters Falling Apart are dressing up for this one - as naughty school kids, they say. There could be free choc in it for audience members who do likewise… Plus support from elevation, on stage at 8.45pm. Admission free.

BUDDY’S, ILFRACOMBE: Sound Foundation, 10pm.

THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with No Lino, adm £4 which includes donation to Cancer Research UK.

THE PIER TAVERN, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic Night from 8-11pm, all welcome to sing, play or listen.

SATURDAY

THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Original rock with Rudh.

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Boogie the night away in Wendy May’s Boom Boom Room.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: DJs.

FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Aiming to outbid “The King” for the number of gigs under his belt, the hard workin’ Brock ‘a’ Billy brings you Echoes of Elvis from 9pm.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music with local guest artists playing each week from 8.30pm.

THE SEAGATE, APPLEDORE: Live country tunes with Roger Colome, 8.30pm.

BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: The Fords, live acoustic six piece, punk to indie covers, 9pm.

APPLEDORE SOCIAL CLUB: Disco, 8pm.

TORRINGTON ARMS, TORRINGTON: Popular vocalist Della with her solo set from 10pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Beer & Music Festival fun continues with The Bandits from 9pm.

TALLY HO, HATHERLEIGH: Pop rock with Vanity.

GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: Chemotherapy appeal fund raiser with local musicians including Ian Hudson, Swing Twenty Ten, Chris Ayliffe and Caroline Cassinelli, Quicksand, Angel Luxton, Dave Filmer, Michael Nelson, Tony and Melanie Gore. The evening will be opened as usual by The Honeytones. 7.30pm.

CHICHESTER ARMS, PILTON: Sneaky Pete’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, 8-11.30pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Karaoke.

KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/karaoke.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Join Anti-Macassar at the Lion, from 9-11.30pm, performing from their album plus support from Slaughtered Lamb.

THE BOATHOUSE, ILFRACOMBE: Live acoustic with Colourfly.

THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Mark Spiteri from Malta.

GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: 8pm. Tickets/info from www.georgehotelsouthmolton.co.uk.

SUNDAY

HEAVITREE ARMS, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing.

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

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Join Thee Spivs for live tunes at the Pally from 7.30pm, plus support from Captal.

BLACKSMITHS ARMS, EAST-THE-WATER: The Bideford venue has live music with the ever-popular Maybe Naked from 9pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.

RAMS HEAD, DOLTON: Della, 9pm.

TALLY HO, HATHERLEIGH: Acoustic set with Josie Lloyd plus guest Gareth Hedges, 8.30pm.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Tony Finney plus guests with a mixed bag from 4-6.30pm.

FOX & HOUNDS, FREMINGTON: Lively rock fun with Psylum, 9.30pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Easter Sunday special with the folkin’ rockin’ Dambuskers from 9pm.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Singer songwriter Amy Newton’s Open Mic Night from 8pm. Get there early to grab a seat. All musicians welcome to go along and join in.

THE WAVERLEY, ILFRACOMBE: Mark Spiteri.

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

MONDAY

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

THE SEAGATE, APPLEDORE: Ian Hudson & Friends from 8pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Last day of the venue’s Beer & Music Festival, with Flamenco guitarist Juan Toomany at 6pm.

TUESDAY

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

WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic.

WHITE HORSE, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night with Jax and Trudi.

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

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

CRAVINGS GASTRO BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Open Mic Jam Night.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Acoustic folk/blues jamming session with Dogleg, from 8.30pm.

ALVERDISCOTT VILLAGE HALL: Oceanview Country Music Club alternate venue, with live music from Dean Austin. 8.15-11.15pm, all welcome. Sorry, no line dancing. Info (01805) 601495.