TOP performers will be playing a second Rock Against Child Pornography (RACP) acoustic show at the Marlboro in Ilfracombe on Saturday. Doors at 7pm and the line up features The Whybirds, excellent local singers Helen Dennis and Milli Taylor, plus Tony Lo

TOP performers will be playing a second Rock Against Child Pornography (RACP) acoustic show at the Marlboro in Ilfracombe on Saturday. Doors at 7pm and the line up features The Whybirds, excellent local singers Helen Dennis and Milli Taylor, plus Tony Lowe, a singer songwriter who has worked with almost everyone, Dead Pig from Wales and Irish artist Ashley Heyes, a favourite on the London scene. Entry £3. Info from 07854 190177.On Friday the Tunnels Beaches hosts jazz performer Rachel Brand at its Cafe Blue bar from 7-10pm.On Sunday the Pier Tavern has an afternoon gig with the lively Split Personalities at 4pm.The Landmark Pavilion continues to present Friday night Summer Soul-stice with a 12-piece band playing music from the Commitments to Aretha and James Brown. It starts at 8.15pm and tickets available from (01271) 324242.Zamba will be playing on Combe Martin Beach on Saturday as the village carnival draws to a close following the raft race at 8pm.At 10pm the Castle Inn further up the village features a promising Bristol-based band known as The Harlem Trainspotters, bringing funky blues disco mayhem.The Red Barn at Woolacombe has original rock and roll with Mecca tomorrow (Thursday,) a busy band who will be at the Manor in Croyde on Friday.They're at the White Lion in Braunton on Saturday night, so fans can follow them on tour! The Lion has DJs on Friday and there's more open mic entertainment on Sunday.The London Inn at Braunton welcomes AJ and the Underdogs on Saturday.Tonight (Wednesday) the Steve Tucker All Star jazz band will be at North Devon Yacht Club, Instow, from 7.30pm. Bookings on (01271) 861390.On to Barnstaple and there's rock with Maybe Naked on Friday at the Cork and Bottle.Over at Sherry's Tavern on Friday make your own entertainment with Sod 'em and Sing Karaoke. The SSK-meister is at Sherry's on Monday too.Tomorrow, Sod 'em and Sing is at Quigley's in Bideford and then at the Heavitree in the town on Sunday.The Palladium kicks off its Midweek Summer Music events tonight (Wednesday) with Maybe Naked plus Mud Monkey. On Friday the venue features Los, a London indie rock band getting rave reviews in the city. The Palladium's weekend concludes with favourites Kick the Habit on Saturday. There's acoustic jamming on Tuesday.Never a dull track with Zamba, so expect a great gig on Saturday at the Swan Inn, with strong vocals from singer Della combining well with the band's original take on music.Bideford Folk Festival continues at the Tavern-in-the-Port tonight, featuring the excellent Carrivick Sisters, Zoe Mulford, Jenna Witts plus Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner. Tomorrow there's American Roots and bluegrass at Edgehill Theatre, with Kate Lissauer and the Buffalo Gals. The Tavern has Chris Millington, Ruth Notman and Fiddlebix. Friday includes a name which stands out, John Kirkpatrick, one of the major folk players on the English scene, at the Baptist Church from 7.30pm.He plays again on Saturday evening at a concert in Edgehill theatre with Isambarde plus headliners the international performers Fiddlers Bid. Full folk listings: www.bidefordfolkfestival.co.ukPeter Kirk is back at the Seagate in Appledore this Saturday from 8.30pm, for more renditions of popular songs from across the decades.There's an acoustic gig with Fiddlebix at the Beaver in Appledore on Monday.The Kingsley at Northam continues to host acoustic open jamming sessions on Tuesdays from 8.30pm.Oceanview Country Music Club continues at Alverdiscott Village hall on Tuesday from 8.30pm.The George in South Molton welcomes back Wildwood Flower Mountain Music tonight for American Roots and bluegrass from 8.30pm.