North Devon Gig Guide: 14/09/11 to 20/09

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

● THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: Karaoke, 9.30pm.

● COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Folk jam.

● KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/quiz.

● PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Karaoke by demand.

THURSDAY

● QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke.

● PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Open Mic with Archie from Basil’s Blues Band or Stuart Lawrence.

● THE JOINERS ARMS, BID: Bideford Folk Club. 8pm.

● THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live acoustic music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

● COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mike Night hosted by The Average Blues Band returns for a new season from 8pm.

● THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Plugged Open Mic with US The Band from 8.45pm.

● KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

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

● THE WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night.

● LILICO’S, BARNSTAPLE: NewRising. New but already causing a stir and evoking comments such as “brilliant.”

● THE TIVERTON INN, SOUTH MOLTON: Open Mic Night with singer songwriter Sam Dowden. 8.30pm.

● GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: Flatpicking bluegrass guitar legend Steve Kaufman live from 8.30pm. Steve is also offering one of his famous flatpicking masterclasses.... visit www.georgehotelsouthmolton.co.uk for more information

FRIDAY

● THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Spaced Invaders. 80s covers band highly rated in Devon for their good show and making a first appearance at the Pally.

● PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

● FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

● QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke in Fat Freddies bar from 9pm-1am.

● THE SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Ian Hudson & Friends get together for music.

● THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live acoustic with various local musicians. 8.30pm.

● THE KINGSLEY INN, NORTHAM: The ever popular reggae carnival sound of Zamba. Great covers and originals from 9pm.

● KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm.

● REFORM INN, PILTON: The Average Blues Band.

● THREE PIGEONS, BISHOPS TAWTON: Open Mic Night with Ange & Mike from 9pm-late, all welcome. Call (01271) 343326 for more info.

● FOX & HOUNDS, EGGESFORD: Jazz Train from Barnstaple Station with the Guy Fenton All Stars on board. Setting off from Bple at 6.13pm for a musical journey to the venue followed by a night of dinner and jazz, before catching the train back, arriving Bple 10.08pm. Booking essential on (01769) 580345.

● PRINCE OF WALES, ILFRACOMBE: NewRising. 9pm.

● RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: The Wishbones, a unique modern sound that has the unmistakable tang of bluegrass blended with folk, pop and rock. Their original material features bluegrass faves banjo, upright bass and slide guitar, but infused with modern styles.

● SHIP AGROUND, MORTEHOE: Open Mic with Mark Baker.

SATURDAY

● THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Basil’s Blues Band. Musical mayhem with Basil and friends...

● PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: The Men They Couldn’t Hang. Celtic folk punk legends, with support from Jim Jones. Tickets at door or from the club on (01237) 478860.

● THE ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Planit X Karaoke.

● QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Guest DJs at Fat Freddy’s.

● THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live acoustic music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

● COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Well known local singer songwriter Amy Newton.

● SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Ian Hudson, 9-11pm.

● BARNSTAPLE CARNIVAL, THE SQUARE: Live music from the stage on the Square as part of the carnival fun. It starts at 1pm and the approx order is as follows: Jax & Trudi’s Best of Open Mic; The Elderly Brothers; Luxton Lake; The Breaks Collective; iFunk. Followed by fireworks & pyrotechnics... Visit www.barnstaplecarnival.co.uk or better yet, just turn up!

● KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/karaoke.

● OLIVE BRANCH, BARNSTAPLE: Well regarded female fronted rock band Time Machine from 9pm. Covers of Thin Lizzy, the Stones, Steppenwolf etc.

● THE CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Plamen, the Rock Fella, plenty of top rock covers from 8.30pm.

● OLD BUS STATION, BARNSTAPLE: Four piece rock and alternative cover band Drenched in action from 9pm.

● THE OLD BARN, BICKINGTON: The busy Brock ‘a’ Billy is back with Echoes of Elvis. 9pm.

● THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Music & Dance Night with resident DJ Mista Greensill.

● THE WAVERLEY, ILFRACOMBE: Karaoke.

● TORRINGTON FOOTBALL CLUB: Lively folk fun with Wilderland, 9pm-late.

● TORRINGTON ARMS, TORRINGTON: Alternative blues and jazz with Rhi Write Rebellion. 9pm, free entry.

● RHS ROSEMOOR, TORRINGTON: The Manfreds, 8pm, tickets (01805) 624624.

● SEVEN STARS, WINKLEIGH: The Razor’s Edge, AC/DC tribute, 8.30pm.

SUNDAY

● HEAVITREE ARMS, BID: Sod ’em & Sing

● THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Baz Bix & Friends, folks, blues and jamming fun from 3-6pm.

● CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.

● COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Karaoke disco.

● WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Amy Newton’s Open Mic. Join Amy for a night of jamming.

● THATCHED BARN, CROYDE: Open mic.

● YE OLDE GLOBE, BERRYNARBOR: Open Mic Night with The KnowleBerrys from 9pm. All musicians, singers and audience members welcome.

● GEORGE & DRAGON, ILFRACOMBE: Beer & Hymns, 8pm.

● INSTOW ARMS, INSTOW: Open Mic Night, 8pm. For info call Mike on 07792 343294.

● CEDARS INN, BARNSTAPLE: Cedar’s Big Band in concert, 8pm, adm free.

MONDAY

● THE SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Acoustic jam with local favourite Ian Hudson.

● CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing — a new venue for the karaoke-meister.

● REFORM INN, PILTON: Open Mic from 9pm.

TUESDAY

● CASTLE INN, LANDKEY: Open Mic.

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

● CARLTON HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Terry Charles.

● THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic Night from 8.45pm.

● THE JOINERS ARMS, BID: New Tuesday Acoustic Jam Night. 8.30pm, all varieties of music welcome.