THE Lynton and Lynmouth Music Festival gets underway on Friday, and now in its sixth year, organisers have put together an exciting line-up, as diverse and entertaining as ever. The festival kicks off on Friday night with Kaya Natty & EZPZ, Fajita Funk an

THE Lynton and Lynmouth Music Festival gets underway on Friday, and now in its sixth year, organisers have put together an exciting line-up, as diverse and entertaining as ever.The festival kicks off on Friday night with Kaya Natty & EZPZ, Fajita Funk and the Yum Yums all set to raise the roof at Lynton Town Hall from 8pm-2am. Tickets are still available from Pure Retail Therapy or Shop at the Top in Lynton.If you miss out on a ticket, there will still be opportunities to catch some quality free acts in various venues in and around the two villages on Saturday and Sunday.Keith Allen's band Grow Up headlines the main stage at the Lynmouth Manor Green on Saturday afternoon. Keith - that's Lily's dad and the BBC One's Sheriff of Nottingham - has put together a nine-piece band that promises cover versions of Anarchy in the UK and other surprises. They will be joined on the Green by Justin's Drummers, Candy Thief, Treasure Tones, Moon Music Orchestra and original Fairport Convention vocalist, Judy Dyble & Conspiritors, from 12pm to 6.30pm.On Saturday evening, Jay Jay Pistolet, Balao, Dan Arborise and B-Music and Twisted Nerve Records' DJ Andy Votel will be performing in various Lynton pubs.And at St Mary's Church, Lynton, on Saturday lunchtime, conductor and television presenter Charles Hazlewood will be presenting an exclusive classical concert, at 1pm. Later, 23-piece Soho-based choir Cosmicorus will be showcasing a concert of strange and wonderful music at the same venue, from 4pm to 9pm.On Sunday, the action transfers back to the Manor Green at Lynmouth for an afternoon of live music featuring the fried rock sounds of Wolf People and Booger Red; the Dylanesque Pete Molinari; Beep Seals; Babyhead; and London avant-garde folksters, Indigo Moss.Elsewhere on Saturday and Sunday, The Music the Melodica and Me, Dan Arborise, good-time rag band, Dr Butler's Hatstand Medicine Band and Mik Artistik will be at Woody Bay Station.For more information visit www.llama.org.uk