PUNK rockers Consolation Prize Fighter will be at the Underground (the Inn on the Square,) Barnstaple, on Saturday. The Plymouth band will have support from Billy Gaz Station plus others and the it kicks off at 8pm. Every Wednesday the venue has open mic

PUNK rockers Consolation Prize Fighter will be at the Underground (the Inn on the Square,) Barnstaple, on Saturday.The Plymouth band will have support from Billy Gaz Station plus others and the it kicks off at 8pm. Every Wednesday the venue has open mic too.Karaoke at the Cork and Bottle tomorrow (Thursday) plus tunes on Friday and Saturday.Baqua will be at Lilicos on the Square tomorrow from 9pm, with the vocals of Della and guitarist James Millman, both of Zamba, combining electronica, dance and instruments with emotive vocals.The Blue Zoots and friends are at the Reform, Pilton, on Friday, with guests Karl Wolenger, plus Jo Geraghty and the harmonies and violin of Jennie Clare.The 'Zoots are in action on Saturday as they travel to the Black Cock Inn, Molland.More at Zena's in Barnstaple on Tuesday of next week as the popular indoor jazz jamming session continues to attract plenty of local performers.Sherry's Tavern sees the return of its favourite son on Friday as Sod 'em and Sing Karaoke kicks off the weekend.The Food Fighters are back in Bideford on Saturday as they prepare to play another delectable gourmet set at The Joiners Arms.Sod 'em and Sing returns to Bideford tomorrow and again on Sunday to entertain at Quigley's. The reputedly haunted pub of The Devil's Stone at Shebbear also beckons on Saturday for SSK. Singer, guitarist and entertainer Peter Kirk is off to Bideford on Saturday as he appears at the Liberal Club from 8.30pm.Tonight is Ben Stretton Acoustic Night at the Palladium Club, which continues with live music on Friday as three-piece metallers Kernuyck are joined by Scottish performer Zoe Lewis.On Saturday the energetic, anarchical but definitely creative and talented London metal band Dead Man's Root will be taking to the stage. Don't forget jam night at the Palladium every Tuesday.The Coach and Horses, Appledore, hosts Tony Finney plus Lorraine on Sunday from 3-6pm for laid back blues, bluegrass, folk and country sounds.The Kingsley at Northam continues to host its informal acoustic jamming sessions every Tuesday and all are welcome to go along, sing, play and listen.Musician Dave Paisley will be at the Oceanview Club in the Elizabethan, Westward Ho on Tuesday next from 8.30pm.Swing lovers can join Bertie's Big Band at Parkham's Allardice Hall on Saturday. A vocalist plus 20 musicians, champers and buffet are included. Call (01237) 451215 or 451510 for info.The George at South Molton has Wildwood Mountain Music on Wednesday next (November 12) with American old time and bluegrass. Info (01237) 472083.Croyde indie band The 308s will be at the White Lion, Braunton, on Saturday. On Sunday don't miss Open Mic with Amy Newton.Singer Kate Kerslake will be at the Aggi in Braunton tonight and the gig is free. As is a Sunday gig, with Simon Banks and Kevin Grenfell live from 1.30pm.The Thatch at Croyde hosts singer, songwriter and guitarist James Hollingsworth on Friday from 9pm. A unique complex guitar style akin to Andalusian guitar and modern rock, plus plenty of material!In Woolacombe tonight the third Fireworks in the Fields event takes place, kicking off outside the Red Barn at 6pm and heading to the Woolacombe meadow. Live music from The Bar Stars followed by fireworks, Chinese lantern releasing plus a full bar, activities for the kids and plenty of refreshments. More info from www.funonthefields.org.uk.On Friday the 'Barn will welcome back the popular Tequila Rockin' Bird.Tomorrow Cook Island, Mullacott, continues to its rich Open Mike Night vein, with the frolicsome Average Blues.The Marlboro in Ilfracombe features a four band spectacle on Saturday as Italian rock/metallers Gaia Epicus stop off on one of their few UK tour dates. Support from Damnation Angels, Always Never and Zoe Lewis.The entertaining Zamba will be at the Pier Tavern on Saturday, with a free gig from 9pm. Great vocals, a reggae/ska influence and a good take on various covers plus original material.The Castle Inn, Combe Martin, is hosting Shammick Acoustic's Open House night on Saturday, with all invited to sing, play, tell poems or stories and make merry in the best tradition.www.northdevon.gov.uk