A packed calendar for the North Devon Gig Guide from 11/7/12 to 17/7/12.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

SHINTORI, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night with Trudi and Jax from 9pm, all welcome.

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

PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

THURSDAY

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

PORTOBELLO INN, BID: Open Mic.

CRABBY DICKS, BIDEFORD: Bideford Folk Club moves to a new venue. Open to all – sing, play or just listen, weekly from 8pm.

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

CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Open Mic Night from 8pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Open Mic Night, 8pm.

RISING SUN, BARNSTAPLE: The Boutport Street venue has live blues and rock with Overnight Bag from 8.30pm.

COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT CROSS: Open Mic Night – all welcome to sing or play. With The Average Blues Band. 8pm.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic with Odds & Eight Balls, 8.45pm.

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

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

FRIDAY

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: These Reigning Days, newly signed 80s influenced pop band plus support from Captal.

PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Rock with Ten Feet Tall, 9pm.

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

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Blues with the Muddy River Band from 8.30pm.

MERRY HARRIERS, WOOLSERY: An evening of live music with talented singer songwriter Amy Newton, whose original tunes cross the boundaries of rocks, blues and folk. Plus a Mediterranean meal. Tickets £14, opens 7.30pm – booking essential on 01237 431611.

THE OLD BUS STATION, BARNSTAPLE: The Dolly Dagger Experience ‘last ever headline gig’ or ‘The Last Stand’. With support from Anti-Macassar + Geezer & the Fair Lady, 8pm.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Party hard with reggae ska inspired Zamba from 9pm.

BOSTON TEA PARTY, BARNSTAPLE: Café Culture presents an Acoustic Evening with Beth Brown, Carrie Hogan & Martin Chamberlain, and Erin Matthews, for the Chemotherapy Appeal. Doors 7.30pm, entry £3 minimum donation.

SHERRY’S, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke, 10pm-2am.

CASTLE INN, LANDKEY: The Alchemists will be turning bass sounds into gold from 9pm.

RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: The excellent original blues rock inspired Wille & the Bandits are back.

THE PIER TAVERN, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic, 8-11pm.

SAWMILL INN, WATERMOUTH: Combe Martin Music Festival returns for a second weekend, welcoming blue band Rhythm Room for a festival debut.

SATURDAY

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: ON78, alternative DJ night, doors 8pm.

JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Original rock with Rudh, 9pm.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: DJs.

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

FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Country tunes and more with Roger Colome from 8.30-11pm.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Folk and blues quartet Juke Joint from 8.30pm.

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: More live blues, this time courtesy of Out of the Blue from 8.30pm.

ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Echoes of Elvis with Brockabilly, 9pm.

APPLEDORE SOCIAL CLUB: Phat Dog Disco, 9pm, movies fancy dress.

THE PIER HOUSE, WESTWARD HO: Oceanview Country Music Club gig with Country Company.

SEVEN STARS, WINKLEIGH: Guitarist Simon Ellis.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

LONDON INN, BRAUNTON: rock and blues with Extractor, 9.30pm.

THE OLD MILL, OSSABOROUGH: Woolacombe venue’s Beer Festival & Summer Fun Day. From 12 noon to late, four live acts, with Sam Dowden, Parcel of Rogues, Lionstar and Jessica Rabbit. Plus family fun events throughout. Free shuttle bus from main stop opposite Woolacombe Beach entrance.

BUDDY’S LIVE LOUNGE, ILFRACOMBE: Go ska crazy with the very danceable Liquidators.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Double header with bands Stillbust and thekidisfireworks, 8pm.

PACK O’ CARDS, COMBE MARTIN: Music Festival event with a night of foot stomping rock n roll from The Hoochies.

SUNDAY

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

THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Baz Bix & Friends, variety of music & jamming from 3-6pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.

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

MARSHALLS, BARNSTAPLE: The Roadhouse Band, rhythm & blues, 3.30pm.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Amy Newton’s Open Mic Night from 8pm.

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

BUDDY’S LIVE LOUNGE, ILFRACOMBE: The heats for Birdman’s Got Talent, searching for soaring talents for the grand final on July 29 at the pier. Free to enter - contact southwestbirdman@hotmail.co.uk.

GEORGE & DRAGON, COMBE MARTIN: The Music Festival winds down, but will be back next Friday. Signing out for the weekend is country rock band Roscoe Levee.

MONDAY

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

BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: North Devon Jazz Club hosts the Chris Gumbley Quartet, in tribute to jazz legend Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley, 8.30pm.

SHERRY’S, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke, 9pm-1am.

TUESDAY

CASTLE INN, LANDKEY: Open Mic Night with local musician Brendan Taylor from 8.30pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society. Live New Orleans & Dixieland jazz from 7.30pm.

WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic.

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

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic.

CARLTON HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Live music & song with Terry Charles, every week 8.30pm, open to non residents.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Acoustic folk/blues jamming session with Dogleg, from 8.30pm.

ALVERDISCOTT VILLAGE HALL: Oceanview Country Music Club moves to summer season venue. Live music from the Shaun Mitchell Duo. 8.15-11.15pm. Sorry, no line dancing.