GET a bellyful of beer and music this Friday to Monday at the Landmark Beer Festival. Highlights include the very funky Zamba on Friday, from 9pm in the Pavilion. Five bands play on Saturday from 2pm, with the rising Tabloid Press appearing from 9pm appr
GET a bellyful of beer and music this Friday to Monday at the Landmark Beer Festival.Highlights include the very funky Zamba on Friday, from 9pm in the Pavilion. Five bands play on Saturday from 2pm, with the rising Tabloid Press appearing from 9pm approx and hopefully showcasing some of their new album. On Sunday the excellent Kitty and the Lost Boys (1pm) will join six others including Falling Apart at 6pm. After watchdog May Day celebrations at midday on Monday, grab a beer and listen to live music from 2pm. Full listings from www.northdevontheatres.org.uk A hell of a night for rock is expected on Friday at the Marlboro, with Midlands band Deadeye supported by Welsh rockers Dead Against the Rest and metallers Ex-nihilo.The Average Blues Band will be at the Pier Tavern on Saturday for a night distinctly above average! Catch them tomorrow (Thursday) too at Cook Island, Mullacott, hosting the weekly Open Mike Night.Jazz fans can enjoy a great gig in a great setting on Saturday as the Steve Tucker All Stars appear at the Tunnels Restaurant in Ilfracombe from 7.30pm, with free entry.On Monday the very good and enduring local band Splitscreen will be playing live at the Bunch of Grapes from 5pm.The Red Barn at Woolacombe welcomes back the sound of the Elderly Brothers on Friday for a good gig from a popular band.It's drum 'n' bass time at the White Lion, Braunton, on Friday and on Saturday enjoy a little surfy "waster rock" with The Yum Yums. On Sunday Amy Newton is back at the venue for another top open mic bash.The Blue Zoots will be riding washboards into Barnstaple on Friday with a show at the Reform, Pilton, so go soak up some music... or beer!Experience a Night in New Orleans tomorrow at Zena's from 7.30pm, with jazz from the Zena's Market Street Stompers plus New Orleans buffet. Tel (01271) 378844 for details. Rock covers and originals will be on offer from Livin' in a Valvestate at the Inn on the Square this Friday from 9pm.There's karaoke with Sod 'em and Sing at Sherry's on Monday.The Yum Yums are at Seamus O' Donnell's on Friday, 9pm.At the Olive Branch on Friday AJ and The Underdogs, fast making a name for themselves, will be performing their a mix of covers and originals.The Ring O' Bells at Landkey hosts a bit of DIY on Saturday as karaoke returns.The George in South Molton presents First Saturday Folk with Ian Hudson, Chris Ayliffe and friends from 8pm.Pop singer turned classical and all arounder Jaden Cornelious will be performing at the Joiners Arms in Bideford on Friday. On Saturday the venue welcomes back Tommy G & the Bandits.Sod 'em and Sing returns to Torridge tomorrow (Thursday) with the weekly Quigley's gig and then on Saturday he's at the Kingsley Inn, Northam. There's an acoustic jamming sesh at the Kingsley on Tuesdays too.A double header on Sunday: Tom will be taking SSK to the Blacksmiths, East-the-Water, while Nick will be at the Heavitree Arms.Recommended rockers Pangaea and the Pilgrims will be at the Palladium Club on Saturday for another hot gig.Peter Kirk asks fans to get their dancin' shoes on (but mind his toes) when he appears at the Liberal Club in Bideford from 8.30pm on Saturday.The Muddy River Band will be sailing into Quigley's with another cargo of excellent blues on Friday.Catch them again at The Torrington Arms (Torrington!) on Saturday.On Friday there's folk music and a gig guaranteed to get the toes going at The New Inn as Wilderland returns to the venue - real audience participation stuff not to be missed.Fiddlebix will be playing at the Beaver Inn, Appledore, on Monday from 8-10pm.The Elizabethan at westward Ho! continues the country music club on Tuesday with Mac Bailey from 8.30pm.