North Devon gig guide: 31/10/12 to 06/11/12.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

SHINTORI, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night with Trudi & Jax, 9pm.

THE AGGI, BRAUNTON: Halloween Party Night, with singer songwriter Ellie Campbell and drummer playing acoustic from 8.30pm.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Join Odds & 8 Balls for Halloween Night.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Folk jam, 8pm.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Chris Farlowe and the Norman Beaker Band. Chris is from Chris Farlowe and The Thunderbirds fame while Norman Beaker has been at the forefront of the British blues scene for the last three decades. From 8pm. Info/tickets 01805 624624.

PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Open Mic.

NEXT DOOR, BIDEFORD: Bideford Folk Club, from 8pm.

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

PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Open Mic Night, 9pm. All singers and musicians welcome.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music, 8.30pm.

THE CEDARS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, with DJ Midnight Shift, 7.30pm-late. 07899 701498.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT: Cook Island Open Mike Night, with plenty of local musos. 8.30pm, get there early if you want to play.

FRIDAY

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Meet The rival, a newly formed local new wave covers band, doors 8pm.

FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

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

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music, 8.30pm.

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Live music, 8.30pm.

GEORGE HOTEL, HATHERLEIGH: Rock pop with Revolvin’ Door, 9.30pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Rock on with Ten Feet Tall, 9pm.

THE FACTORY, BARNSTAPLE: The Petroc Brannam campus hosts the Dub Pistols on their Rock Steady tour. Presented by Beatz and Bobz, get ready for a wild night of up-tempo reggae, hip hop and big beats. Tickets from Beats Workin in Barnstaple on 01271 321111 or check out the Dub Pistils Rock Steady Tour on Facebook.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

THE AGGI, BRAUNTON: Ellie Campbell is joined by a percussionist for an acoustic set and charity gig from 9pm.

SATURDAY

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: DJ night, get ready for some soulful funk and ska with Wendy May’s Boom Boom Room, doors 8pm.

JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Local blues maestro Jim Crawford, 9pm approx.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Live DJ in Fat Freddies, 9pm-2am.

ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke.

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Live music, 8.30pm.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music, 8.30pm.

CAVALIER INN, TORRINGTON: Rock with Ten Feet Tall, 9pm.

PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: The urban Folk Quartet bring you a unique fusion of folk and world music which, combined with funky rock grooves, guarantees a performance full of energy and humour. From 8pm. Info/tickets 01805 624624.

THE BAR, INSTOW: Join Brockabilly for another extra helping of Echoes of Elvis.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: A second weekend Halloween Party, with DJ tunes, fancy dress and prizes to be won, from 8pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Karaoke.

THE BRAUNTON VENUE: Irish folk duo The Wild Hatters at the Wrafton Road venue, 9pm. Adm £2. Info 01271 812248.

THE THATCH, CROYDE: A second weekend of the venue’s famous fancy dress Halloween Party.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with Texas Flood.

THE VILLAGE INN, LYNMOUTH: The Grumpy Old Men.

SUNDAY

JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Music and Song session with Baz Bix and friends from 3-6pm, musicians and singers welcome.

HEAVITREE ARMS, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Tony Finney plus guests with a mixed bag from 4-7pm.

MARSHALLS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock and blues with The blue Mile, 3.30pm approx.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: A busy weekend for Ellie Campbell, who hosts the TWL Open Mic Night from 9pm, all welcome.

KINGS ARMS, GEORGEHAM: Live music with Dan Greenaway.

THE THATCH, CROYDE: Open mic night.

MONDAY

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

BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: Top UK vibraphone artist Roger Beaujolais appears with a trio led by pianist Craig Milverton, courtesy of North Devon Jazz Club, 8.30pm.

TUESDAY

WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.

PIER HOUSE, WESTWARD HO: Oceanview Country Music Club. Live music from Marty Smith. 8.15-11.15pm.

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Tunes Tuesday with Chloe Bix and friends. All instrument players welcome to join Chloe for a night of English, Irish and world music from 8.30pm.

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

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

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic.

CARLTON HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with Terry Petitt, non residents welcome.