Music

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The Fab Beatles - one of the UK's top tribute acts - are playing a free show at Exmouth Pavilion Gardens this Sunday at 2pm.

The Exmouth Pavilion’s series of free summer outdoor music events is continuing, with shows over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

A Night of ELO performed by ELO Again

With 20 Top 20 hits, the Electric Light Orchestra epitomised the 1970s with their symphonic rock style and unforgettable classics.

Brooks Williams and Lightning Express at Otterton Mill. Photo: Paul Strange.

A gig at historic Otterton Mill is a sublime and unique experience.

Jeremy Vine will compere the evening.

Sidmouth Town Band will be holding its 10th annual Last Night of the Proms concert in Connaught Gardens tomorrow (Saturday, August 20).

Roger Marks (left) performing with John Shillito.

The Seaton Gateway Theatre has engaged one of the best UK jazz bands with The Roger Marks Armada Jazz Band to give a concert on Friday, August 26.

Last Night of Proms soon in Exmouth

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Last Night of the Proms at  Exmouth Pavilion

The annual Last Night of the Proms concert, organised by the Rotary Club of Exmouth and District, is on Thursday, September 15, at the Exmouth Pavilion.

Sue Gooding and Joan Edgecumbe

Newly-formed as a classical duo, Sidmouth’s very own sopranos Sue King and Joan Edgecumbe (pictured) gave their inaugural concert during Sidmouth’s recent FolkWeek.

Showaddywaddy

Pop legends Showaddywaddy are at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, September 9.

Ethan Johns at Topsham’s The Bridge

Sunday, August 14, 2016
Ethan Johns

Singer/songwriter Ethan Johns – who has produced Ryan Adams, the Kings of Leon, Emmy Lou Harris, Tom Jones, Laura Marling, Paul McCartney and more – will be appearing at Topsham’s The Bridge Inn at 8pm on Thursday, August 18.

Swingin’ in to Exmouth’s The Point

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Just Misbehavin'

This Sunday (August 14) local swing jazz band Just Misbehavin’ will be appearing at The Point Bar & Grill on Exmouth Marina.

The Young'uns. Photo: Paul Strange.

The final Ham Marquee concert of Sidmouth FolkWeek 2016 was a noteworthy and memorable show. Offering a quality blend of traditional folk with a modern twist, it presented an intriguing combination of youth and experience.

Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. Photo: Paul Strange.

There was a definite sense of occasion at this afternoon show at the Ham Marquee on FolkWeek 2016’s final day (Friday, August 5).

Anna and Elizabeth

For those with a taste for the more traditional side of folk, the lunchtime sessions at The Volunteer during Sidmouth FolkWeek were a must. A rainy lunchtime on Monday, August 1 was a chance to have a pint and listen to a wide variety of unaccompanied traditional songs. The session gave an opportunity for singers of all abilities to share and learn new material.

The Searchers on stage. Photo: Paul Thompson.

The Searchers – the group that had six top five hits in the 1960s – is appearing at the Exmouth Pavilion on Thursday, September 8.

Lady Maisery

This was a brilliant concert at Kennaway House – a comfortable, intimate venue.

Melrose Quartet

John Dipper, one of the UK’s best fiddle players, has recently teamed up with guitarist and singer Dave Malkin, and the duo opened this excellent lunchtime show at the Ham Marquee.

Blackbeard's Tea Party headlined the Bulverton Marquee at Sidmouth FolkWeek 2016

Bulverton Marquee headliner raises the roof

The Bicton Classics, with Sydney Hemsley (far right). Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 5484-18-11SH

Exmouth musician, composer and arranger Sydney Hemsley died in July. A musical tribute is taking place this evening (Friday, August 12) from 7pm at the Bicton Inn on Bicton Street.

Into the shadows

Into The Shadows – one of the UK’s top Shadows’ tribute bands – are appearing at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, August 19.

Brooks Williams is appearing at The Dolphin Hotel

Brooks Williams is one of the most versatile and entertaining performers on the roots music scene today.

The Exmouth Shanty Men.

The Exmouth Shanty Men – Exmouth’s favourite ‘buoy band’ – has announced plans for the rest of 2016.

Dolly Parton and Kenny Rodgers tribute in Country Superstars Experience

The Country Superstars Experience – hosted by Sarah Jayne and Andy Crust – is at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, August 5. And we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away!

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