A packed week at The Plough... plus the North Devon gig guide
00:01 27 February 2013
North Devon music gigs from 27/02/13 to 05/03/13.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Folk jam, 8pm.
CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic.
CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Live blues soul and jazz with the house band, visiting musicians welcome to jam, 8pm.
THE PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Join Torrington’s own Big Al for a mystery Gallery Gig from 8pm. Tickets from 01805 624624.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
CRABBY DICKS, BIDEFORD: Bideford Folk Club from 8pm. Call 01237 470792 for more info.
QUIGLEY’S BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke.
WESTWARD ARMS, WESTWARD HO: Live music with The Rivals, 8pm.
ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8.30pm.
THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Blues with Baz Bix from 8.30pm.
THE PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: A free day of events including film, arts workshop and live music from Dogleg, runs until 5pm. More details at www.theploughartscentre.org.uk. Then from 8pm enjoy a solo show by folk legend and one half of Show of Hands, singer songwriter Steve Knightley. Tickets for Steve’s show from 01805 624624.
BROOMHILL ART HOTEL, MUDDIFORD: North Devon’s own top British blues musician Jim Crawford live from 8pm to raise money for the Shelterbox Appeal. Doors 7.30pm, tickets from 01271 850262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOLDEN LION INN, BARNSTAPLE: Open deck night, free entry from 7pm, age 16+.
THE CEDARS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, with DJ Midnight Shift, 7.30pm-late. 07899 701498.
THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.
CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic Night.
COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT: Open Mike Night, 8.15pm. A variety of local musicians and guests always welcome - if you would like to play, get there early to reserve a spot.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1
FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.
PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Madcap bono-style fun with Basil’s Ballsup Band, doors 8pm.
ROBINS NEST, BIDEFORD: Rockin’ Shoes Rock ‘n’ Roll Club.
GOLDEN LION, NORTHAM: Live music with Dave Rich from 9.30pm.
THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Friday, 8.30pm.
THE PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: London-based band Public Service Broadcasting have been selling out UK venues and are now on a more intimate tour to road test their new album. 8pm, tickets from 01805 624624.
GOLDEN LION INN, BARNSTAPLE: Karaoke with West Coast Entertainment, adm free, followed by disco.
BUNCH OF GRAPES, ILFRACOMBE: Classic rock with guitarist Chris Banderas, 9pm.
SATURDAY, MARCH 2
PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Wendy May’s Boom Boom Room, DJ night with ska funk and soul, £3 at door.
JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Live music with Red Dirt from 9.30pm.
QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Live DJ in Fat Freddies, 9pm-2am.
ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke.
2DE, BIDEFORD: (Stallones) Club Nite with DJ, 9.30pm-2am.
KINGSLEY INN, NORTHAM: Live covers fun with the popular Revolvin’ Door from 9pm.
ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Saturday, 8.30pm.
KINGS ARMS, HOLSWORTHY: Live music with Say Obsidian, adm free.
THE PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Talented jazz singer songwriter Clare Teal is back with a brand new mix of standards, originals and contemporary covers arranged by MD and pianist Grant Windsor and performed to perfection. 8pm, tickets from 01805 624624.
SEVEN STARS, WINKLEIGH: Echoes of Elvis with Brockabilly from 9pm.
GOLDEN LION INN, BARNSTAPLE: Conan Sound jungle to figit sound from 8pm.
THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.
CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Another double header of music with Athletes in Paris + Charmaine Lilly, adm free.
SUNDAY, MARCH 3
JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Music and Song session with Baz Bix and friends from 3-6pm, musicians and singers welcome.
HEAVITREE ARMS, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke.
CAFÉ DU PARC, BIDEFORD: Lunchtime jazz with Rob & Steve.
CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.
COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Live music from 4-6.30pm.
GOLDEN LION INN, BARNSTAPLE: West Coast entertainment with karaoke & disco, until 1.30am.
THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Open Mic Night.
THE THATCH, CROYDE: Open mic night.
MONDAY, MARCH 4
THE ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Regular Monday Acoustic Night with Steve “Dambusker” Ruffe plus Tony Finney from 8.30-11pm.
TUESDAY, MARCH 5
PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.
THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Tunes Tuesday with Chloe Bix and friends. All instrument players welcome to join Chloe for a night of English, Irish and world music from 8.30pm.
OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society’s orchestra has more live new Orleans and Dixieland from 7.30pm.
CYDER PRESSE, WEARE GIFFARD: Steve Ruffe’s acoustic night, 8.30pm.
THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic with Karen Marie.