The voice of Dr Hook plus much more in the North Devon Gig Guide: 28/09/11 to 04/10/11

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

● 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 RIVBERBANK BISTRO, BIDEFORD: Solo saxophonist Graham Clarke playing from 7pm.

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

● SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Amy Newton.

● 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.

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

● PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Christine Collister, Dave Kelly and Peter Filleul. For the first time in three years trio are touring together. They will perform a host of their favourite songs, crossing every genre from soul, blues and country to folkabilly. 8pm. Tickets/info from (01805) 624624.

FRIDAY

● THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: If you haven’t heard iFunk live yet, why not see what you think? A blend of 70s funk/disco through to funky modern pop.

● PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

● FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

● CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Join well liked local band Ten Feet Tall at the venue near Bideford from 9pm.

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

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

● THE VILLAGE INN, WESTWARD HO: The Alan Lewis All Stars jazz band live from 8.30pm.

● CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Lively electric folk from Company of Fools.

● WOOLSERY SOCIAL CLUB: One man folk band Wilderland from 9pm to late.

● KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm.

● THE CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke, 8-11pm

● BOSTON TEA PARTY, BARNSTAPLE: Headliner comic George Egg plus up and coming young talents at Barnstaple Comedy Club, doors 7pm.

● THE REFORM INN, PILTON: Join Zamba for a lively mix of covers (with the band’s own twist) plus originals from 9pm

● ROSE & CROWN, BARNSTAPLE: Plamen - the Rock Fella, becoming increasingly popular with his wide repertoire, audience requests and rock finesse, 8pm-midnight.

● OLIVE BRANCH, BARNSTAPLE: Alternative rock covers from entertaining local band Drenched, 9pm.

● THATCHED BARN, CROYDE: Jim Blair (front man for the popular Hip Route,) with a solo set infused with America’s Deep South, but still English for all that.

● RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Blues, soul and African influenced singer and guitarist Robin Auld went down well at Oceanfest and returns to North Devon to play the Barn this weekend.

● THE PRINCE OF WALES, ILFRACOMBE: Join Basil’s Blues Band at the Fore Street venue for what could be a lively Friday night. 9pm.

● THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Theme night — Superheroes & Villains...

● CROWN HOTEL, LYNTON: The Average Blues Band.

SATURDAY

● THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Live music at the Joiners once more with local favourites Out of the Blue.

● PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Dance the night away in DJ Wendy May’s monthly Boom Boom Room.

● PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Young singer and guitarist Jack Croft with covers from the likes of Hendrix, Zeppelin, AC/DC and Bon Jovi. 8.30pm.

● 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.

● SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Live music with Exiter.

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

● THE CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Original rock/pop/indie sound from classy local band The Midnight Toys, 9pm, adm free. Plus support from Restoross.

● CHICHESTER ARMS, PILTON: Sneaky Pete’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, 8-11.30pm, with DJ Cruise. For those who like all manner of 1950s rock ‘n’ roll sounds.

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

● THE WAVERLEY, ILFRACOMBE: Karaoke.

● PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Join Dennis Locorriere for his Alone Again 2011 tour plus special guest Emily Maguire. 
Instantly recognisable as “the voice of Dr Hook” Dennis is also a superb musician, singer and engaging performer, with new material performed alongside classic Hook hits by the man who sang them all. 8pm. Tickets/info from (01805) 624624.

● ST GILES SPORTS CLUB: Bobbies Karaoke will be setting up at the St Giles-in-the-Wood venue near Torrington from 9pm.

● HOLSWORTHY MEMORIAL HALL: The Steve Tucker Jazz Band Late Night dance, 9.30pm-midnight

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.

● MARSHALL’S, BARNSTAPLE: from 3.30pm.

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

● THATCHED BARN, CROYDE: Open Mic Night, with regulars Ellis Beeton, Kate Kerslake, Glen Dawson Davey & Richard Newberry. 8.30pm start.

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

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

MONDAY

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

● 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.