Variety is the musical spice of North Devon

Joseph Bulmer

Loads of genres and venues to choose from with the North Devon gig Guide: 17/08/11 to 23/08

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

? 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, BIDEFORD: Folk Club. 8pm.

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

? THE SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: A unique classical and pop crossover sound with well known local performers Jaden Cornelious plus Tamsin Ball from 8.30pm. Admission free.

? THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Plugged Open Mic with hosts 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 PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Guitar Anthems, celebrating some of the greatest guitar songs ever written, from Clapton to Queen, Pink Floyd to Dire Straits and many more. A night of monster hits performed by award winning Queen tribute band Ga Ga. 8pm start. Tickets/info (01805) 624624.

FRIDAY

? THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Tonnes of local bands, with Black Hole Promotion’s hardcore minifest from 7pm. With She Called Shotgun, Cowards, Chapters of Eden, Napoleon, Rosa Valle & Veils. �6 at door.

? PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

? FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

? FAT FREDDY’S, QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke. 10pm-1am.

? ROBIN’S NEST, BIDEFORD FC: Don’t Knock Our Rock club night, with DJ PJ. All welcome.

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

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

? KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm.

? THE ROSE & CROWN, NEWPORT: Disco Dynamite. All the classics from the 60s to the 90s. 8.30pm-late.

? THE THREE PIGEONS, BISHOPS TAWTON: Karaoke Night.

? RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Barely Legal.

? THE JUBE, WOOLACOMBE: Soul Weekend Part 1, with funk, house, beats & breaks from 10pm-1am, free entry.

? PRINCE OF WALES, ILFRACOMBE: Plenty of original rock tracks plus a few covers with the band’s own take on them. Meet Blue on Black from 9.30pm. Free entry.

? THE MOLESWORTH ARMS, HOLSWORTHY: Blues rock with Devil’s Creek from 9pm.

SATURDAY

? THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Experienced, talented and well worth a listen, join local musicians Jim Jones and Dave Little at the Joiners.

? THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Maybe Naked live from 9pm. �3 entry.

? THE ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Planit X Karaoke.

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

? PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Echoes of Elvis back at the venue with the entertaining Brock ‘a’ Billy from 9pm.

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

? THE SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Music from talented local singer songwriter Sam Dowden.

? THE COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Roadkill.

? ROYAL NORTH DEVON GOLF CLUB, WESTWARD HO: Italian style cabaret night with Jaden Cornelious & Tamsin Ball from 7.30pm. Tickets from (01237) 473817.

? SOUTH MOLTON TOWN SQUARE: from 11am-12 noon.

? THE SEVEN STARS, WINKLEIGH: Ten Feet Tall, 9pm.

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

? THE JUBE, WOOLACOMBE: Soul Weekend Part 2, with funk & soul plus disco & dance classics, 10pm-1am, free.

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

SUNDAY

? MARSHALL’S, BPLE: Talented local guitarist Chris Banderas live from 3.30-5.30pm.

? 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: Live music with Tony Finney, 4-7pm.

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

? THATCHED BARN, CROYDE: Open mic.

? WOOLACOMBE BAY HOLIDAY PARK: Maybe Naked, 7-9pm.

? THE WAVERLEY, ILFRACOMBE: Karaoke.

? 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. Venue fully equipped — bring your instrument! For info call Mike on 07792 343294.

? THE CEDARS, ROUNDSWELL, BARNSTAPLE: The Cedars Big Band in concert from 8pm, free entry.

MONDAY

? THE WREY ARMS, STICKLEPATH, BARNSTAPLE: The Night of Music charity gig with several local performers including Chris Millington, Tamsin Ball, Bruce Tollafield, Imogen Wood, Roholio & Amy plus Ash & Gib. It should offer a varied line up to suit numerous musical tastes and ranging from acoustic to folk and classical. It has been organised by Sarah-Joy Wickes, who is fund raising to aid volunteer work in Africa next year.
The Wrey kindly stepped in at the last minute after the previous venue cancelled. Admission is �5 at the door. The event starts at 7pm and the bar will be open.

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

? CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing — a new venue for the karaoke-meister, so why not hoist a jar and join in?!

? 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.

? ALVERDISCOTT HALL: Oceanview Country Music Club, 8.30-11.15pm, live music with Dave Sheriff.

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

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