Saturday, May 21, 2016
Senstation - the music of The Who

It’s maximum R&B as Sensation – the new show celebrating the music of The Who – rocks into the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, June 3.

Mark Keilty of Not The Cowboys...

Not the Cowboys - a new Exmouth-based covers band, fronted by vocalist/guitarist Mark Keilty (pictured) - are picking up acclaim.

Kathleen meeds modern-day Maynard School pupils

At a recent concert in the Sidholme Music Room, young musicians from the Maynard School, Exeter, were delighted to meet Sidmouth resident Kathleen Vincent.

Ian Caddy

On Saturday, May 14, in the Gateway, Seaton, the Seaton Choral Society, with orchestra under the baton of their musical director Peter Milmer, gave an effective performance of Haydn’s great classic, Creation.

Jazz quartet to play in Dalwood

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The next Tuckers Jazz Night will feature saxophonist Martin Dale, accompanied by Gavin Martin on piano, Kevin Sanders on bass and Dennis Harris on drums.

Sid Griffin

Roots musician Sid Griffin – a founding member of 1980s’ Americana act The Long Ryders and 1990s’ British bluegrass band The Coal Porters – is playing a solo show at The Bridge Inn, in Topsham, on Thursday, June 9.

Cellist Guy Johnston. Photo: Ben Wright.

For its 12th season (July 8-16), Budleigh Music Festival is offering a rich and vibrant evening programme, which breaks some new ground, while the popular free lunchtime series of concerts will this year feature our youngest-ever recitalist, cellist Isabella Farleigh, aged 11.

Rough Music

A ceilidh evening with music, dancing and song from local Wren Music groups, Rough Music and the East Devon Folk Choir takes place at The Institute, Ottery St Mary, next Friday, May 20, from 7.30pm to 10.30pm.

Local band The Real Me entertained in the pavilion gardens for the free music event on Saturday afternoon. Ref exe 5229-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The Exmouth Pavilion has released details of its free events coming up this summer.

The George Street Sessions at the Quayside Carols. Ref exe 8636-52-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

There’s a wide range of events coming up at the Bicton Inn in Exmouth’s Bicton Street during May.

Vicki Campbell

Celebration with great music and song from stage and screen

Local band The Real Me at last year's Exmouth Cider Festival in the Pavilion Gardens. Ref exe 5229-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The Exmouth Cider Festival is back, ‘bigger and better than ever’. The outdoor family-friendly event with free music is at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, July 15, Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17.

Kirsty Bromley will be performing at St Teresa's Hall

The final Sidmouth Acoustic Session of the season will be a duet of Kirsty Bromley and Simon Dumpleton, supported by The McSmiths.


St Peter’s Music Society – formerly St Peter’s Music Budleigh Salterton – is continuing its 2016 season with a musical concert on May 18.

Sidmouth Gospel Choir

Members of Sidmouth Gospel Choir are performing a charity fundraising concert in Exeter.

4Tunes date at Exmouth Pavilion

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The 4Tunes on stage.

The 4Tunes – who are appearing at the Exmouth Pavilion on Saturday, May 7 - are mesmerising audiences around the UK with their breath-taking voices, stunning harmonies and superb performances.

Bridge - generic picture

The Magnolia Club, in Exmouth, is looking for bridge players and would welcome new members.

Ian Caddy

Seaton Choral Society is in rehearsals to present Haydn’s The Creation.

Sugar Shakers

The organisers of Woodburystock – the annual music festival in support of the cancer charity FORCE – have announced the line-up this year.

Tina May at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

Budleigh Salterton Jazz Festival Review 3: Craig Milverton Trio plus Tina May

Three tenors (from left): Robert Fowler, Scott Hamilton and Julian Marc Stringle at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

Budleigh Salterton Jazz Festival Review 2: Craig Milverton Trio with ‘The Three Tenors’ + Dixeland Allstars

Vocalist Zoe Schwarz at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

Budleigh Salterton Jazz Festival Review 1: Wind Machine + Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion

Exmouth Choral Society

Exmouth Choral Society’s next concert is coming up this weekend.

Cider and bands in Budleigh Salterton

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Chicken Slacks

There’s a three-day cider festival with live music coming up at the Feathers Hotel in Budleigh Salterton.

Emmanuel Bach

The Isca Ensemble South West, under its regular musical director Roger Hendy, welcomes the return to Sidmouth of the extremely talented young violinist, Emmanuel Bach as soloist for its spring concert in the parish church on Saturday, April 30, at 7.30pm.

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