North Devon Gig Guide: 29/06/11 to 05/07


● THE Tavern, Barnstaple: Karaoke.

● Coach & Horses, Appledore: Folk jam.

● Kelly's BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/quiz.

● Portobello, Bideford: Karaoke by demand.

● LILICO'S, BARNSTAPLE: Reggae carnival time with Zamba from 9-11pm.

● INSTOW ARMS, INSTOW: Weekly Open Mic Night from 8pm, fully equipped.

● GALLERY@QT, BARNSTAPLE: The Anthony Strong Trio with infectious feelgood jazz, blues & soul blend. 8pm.


● Quigley's, Bideford: Sod 'em & Sing Karaoke.

● Portobello Inn, Bideford: Open Mic with Archie from Basil's Blues Band.

● THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Folk Club. 8pm.

● THE Royal George, Appledore: Live acoustic music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

● @Onefyfive, Ilfracombe: Open Mic, 8.30pm.

● THE THATCH, CROYDE: Wille & the Bandits.

● COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT: Open Mike Night with The Average Blues Band plus as many guest slots as they can cram in. From 8pm.

● Kelly's BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

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


● LILICO'S, BARNSTAPLE: Melodic wind down after a long week jazz with Deja Blue, 5.30-7.15pm.

● CLAYTON'S, BARNSTAPLE: Part of the Barnstaple Fringe, The Drat Pack are back by popular demand with their infectious swing classics and it's free. 9pm.


● THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Karaoke.

● Portobello INN, BidEFORD: Karaoke.

● First In, Last Out, BidEFORD: Karaoke.

● Quigley's, Bideford: DJ JK.

● ROBIN'S NEST, BIDEFORD: Rockin' Shoes Rock 'n' Roll Club, with DJPJ.

● THE Seagate Hotel, Appledore: Ian Hudson & Friends get together for music.

● THE Royal George, Appledore: Live acoustic music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

● APPLEDORE SOCIAL CLUB: 1950s Rock 'n' Roll, top DJs, free entry, dance tuition, 8pm until late.

● VILLAGE INN, WESTWARD HO: Brock 'a' Billy.

● CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: High energy rock & pop at the venue near Bideford with Ten Feet Tall from 9pm.

● Kelly's BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm.

● THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: Live music with Wasteland, kicking off at 10pm.

● RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Taking the Mickey Mouse with Disney Rascal, doing ska & reggae covers of all the Disney classic tunes! Worth a look for sure!

● PRINCE OF WALES, ILFRACOMBE: The Federal Blues Agency are in town from 9pm.

● GEORGE & DRAGON, COMBE MARTIN: The Combe Martin Music Festival returns tonight, launching a month of live music at venues around the village, kicking off the fun with popular ska outfit The Liquidators AKA.

● THE LANDMARK, ILFRACOMBE: Amy Newton & Jenna Witts plus The Sound of Sirens. Girly folk night time from 7.30pm! Join talented musicians and songwriters Jenna & Amy plus the stunning vocals and intricate harmonies from exciting girl band SoS.


● THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: The Muddy River Band are back at The Joiners, with the band led by the inimitable Ranald.

● The Palladium Club, Bideford: Wendy May's Boom Boom Room, the funkiest dance night around, guest DJs and great tunes.

● 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.

● THE Seagate Hotel, Appledore: The Average Blues Band cross the mighty Torridge once more to play 'pon foreign shores!

● Portobello INN, BidEFORD: Top entertainment with local singer songwriter Jaden Cornelious. Barbecue 4pm, donations to Air Ambulance — make a day of it?

● Kelly's BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/karaoke.

● ZENA'S RESTAURANT, BARNSTAPLE: Lunchtime solo gig with Chris Stuckey from 12 noon-3pm.

● CHICHESTER ARMS, PILTON: Sneaky Pete's Rock 'n' Roll Club, 8-11.30pm, all types of 50s style rock 'n' roll.

● THE PIER, ILFRACOMBE: One man folk band Wilderland is back to get the venue jumping from 9.30pm.

● STOWFORD MEADOWS, BERRY DOWN: The venue near Combe Martin has a Country Fair Sat & Sun, from 11.30am-10pm, plus plenty of live music, stalls, & displays. Headlining tonight is Zamba from 8-10pm.

● PACK O' CARDS, COMBE MARTIN: More Music Festival tunes, with six piece Celtic folk rockers Parcel of Rogues.

● THE KINGS ARMS, HARTLAND: Brock 'a' Billy's Echoes of Elvis from 9pm. Check out


● THE heavitree ARMS, BidEFORD: Sod 'em & Sing

● THE Joiners Arms, BidEFORD: Baz Bix & Friends, folks, blues and jamming fun from 3-6pm.

● Clinton Arms, Frithelstock: Jam session.

● Coach & Horses, appledore: Karaoke & disco

● White Lion, Braunton: Amy Newton's Open Mic. Join singer songwriter 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.

● THE SAWMILL INN, WATERMOUTH: Enjoy acclaimed rock 'n' roll band The Atlantics free courtesy of CM Music Festival & John Fowler Holidays.

● STOWFORD MEADOWS, BERRY DOWN: More Country Fair fun, with Steve Tucker All Star Jazz Band playing at 5pm, plus Parcel of Rogues.


● THE Seagate HOTEL, Appledore: Acoustic jam with local favourite Ian Hudson.

● THE BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: North Devon Jazz Club presents a truly international band from 8.30pm, musicians from award-winning trio, Stekpanna — double bass player Steve Kershaw and drummer Petter Svard — joined by Leonid & Nikolai Vintskevitch on piano and sax. They will be joined by guest trumpeter Steve Waterman.

● Kelly's BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Sod 'em & Sing.

● Reform Inn, Pilton: Open Mic from 9pm.


● Castle Inn, Landkey: Open Mic.

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


● THE OLD BARN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society. Free new Orleans and Dixieland jazz from 7.30pm.

● ALVERDISCOTT HALL: Oceanview Country Music Club, 8.30-11.15pm, live music with The Hanks.

● PIER HOUSE, WESTWARD HO: Brock 'a' Billy's Echoes of Elvis 10pm.