A favourite performer returns to the George Hotel in South Molton on Friday in the shape of acoustic guitarist Wizz Jones.Well known in the 70s, as a soloist and as Lazy Farmer with wife Sandy, he continues to delight North Devon audiences. The gig is at 8pm and tickets are available from (01769) 572514.The Steve Tucker All Star Jazz Band will be at Bude Jazz Festival on Friday afternoon and on Sunday at the Fox and Hounds Hotel in Eggesford, Chulmleigh, from 1-4pm. A free gig but table booking advised on (01769) 580345.A blend of classic and modern covers is on offer with AJ and the Underdogs at the Cavalier Inn, Torrington, on Saturday from 9pm until late.Sod 'em and Sing Karaoke is at Quigley's in Bideford tomorrow (Thursday) and then off to Barnstaple on Friday for a night at Sherry's Tavern. On Saturday it's divide and sing as Tom heads for the Pollyfield Centre, East-the-Water, while nick plays Torrington Social Club. More in Bideford on Sunday at the Heavitree Arms and back to Sherry's again on Monday.There's a big night of dubstep at the Tavern in Bideford on Saturday, as top American DJ/producer Mundo - pivotal in creating the underground dubstep scene in the US - is joined by local crews including SOS Soundsystem, South West Ho! and Beatsworkin.' Tonight (Wednesday) the Midweek Summer Music returns to the Palladium with Some Old Bloke, His Son and Another Fella, plus of support.On Friday Pixel will be playing live and on Saturday Maybe Naked will be doping a turn or three. There's jamming night on Tuesday too.Musicians Pete Bruntnell and Dave Little are back in the Joiners Arms on Saturday for what should be another good night and perhaps a chance to hear a few songs from acoustic-driven Peter's new album, out in September. The Kingsley at Northam should have more acoustic jamming on Tuesday for anyone who wants to play, chill or listen.There's a twang in the music of Bobby D Sawyer at the Oceanview Country Music Club in Alverdiscott Village Hall on Tuesday, from 8.30-11.30pm.Peter Kirk is back at the Ring O' Bells in Landkey on Saturday from 8.30pm. He can have a game of short mat bowls whilst waiting for the tea... (Honest, the pub has a mat!)Tapeley Park at Instow presents the SOW (Save Our World) Festival on Saturday and Sunday, with live music both days from Tripod, Spoonful, the Alements and Rory Gallagher's Tribute Band, plus on Saturday Amy Newton, Kitty and the Lost Boys and Cablecar Catastrophe will be playing. A family event, with plenty going on, the gates open at 10am. Info from www.tapeley-park.co.ukIn Barnstaple, the Cork and Bottle has live music on Friday with the lively sounding Hollywood Pranksters Band.In Braunton the White Lion welcomes back its DJs again on Friday, then a bit of rock, some roll and a guitar solo or six with the Chris Stuckey band on Saturday.On Sunday evening Amy Newton will be hosting open mic.The Red Barn at Woolacombe presents the lively and irrepressible Zamba tomorrow (Thursday.)In Combe Martin, the Castle Inn welcomes back the Bvtcher Bhoys (yes, it's a V instead of a U, no typos for once) from 10pm. New to the area, this acoustic duo have already impressed.In Ilfracombe, the Pier Tavern continues its free gigs with Wasteland on Saturday from 9pm.There's Summer Soul-stice for the last night at the Landmark on Friday from 8.15pm -- ticket info (01271) 324242.The Marlboro presents a battle of the bands plus special guests, Midlands band Hanging Doll, from 7pm. Full details from www.myspace.com/themarlboroclubAlso on Friday, Cafe Blue Bar at the Tunnels Beaches offers free stylish and chilled out jazz with Rachel Brand from 7-10pm.