Update: Folk, punk and no Leveller...

00:01 12 December 2012




North Devon Gig Guide: 12/12/12 to 18/12/12.

* NOTE: Sunday’s show at The Plough has been cancelled.


SHINTORI, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night with Trudi & Jax, 9pm.


THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Jamioke – if we can play it, you sing it! 8.30pm.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic with Karl Kiff.


PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Open Mic hosted by Stuart or Mike, 9pm, all musicians welcome.

CRABBY DICKS, BIDEFORD: ‘Next Door’ at Crabby Dicks and Bideford Folk Club from 8pm. Call 01237 470792 for more info.

QUIGLEY’S BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8.30pm.

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Blues session with Baz Bix from 8.30pm.

THE CEDARS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, with DJ Midnight Shift, 7.30pm-late. 07899 701498.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT: Cook Island Open Mike Night, with plenty of local musos. 8.30pm, get there early if you want to play.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic Night with Ellie Campbell.


PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Punky new rock with The Dead Betas + Oh Captive, doors 8pm.


WEST COUNTRY INN, BIDEFORD: Plamen the rock fella, 9.30pm.

CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Plenty of rock covers with Ten Feet tall from 9pm.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Friday, 8.30pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Charity Cards & Jazz Evening hosted by the Torrington Cavaliers plus the Alan Lewis All Star |Jazz band, 7.30-11.30pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Live music with Grumpy Old Men.

SHIP AGROUND, MORTEHOE: Fun and frolics with the last Open Mic Night of the year.

YE OLDE GLOBE, BERRYNARBOR: Live music in the bar with Wayne Green from 9pm, hosting Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day – wear a festive jumper and help raise money.

QUEENS HOTEL, LYNTON: Zamba, 9.30pm.


PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Auction for the Promise Club DJ Night – alternative rock plus DJ. Doors 8pm.

JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Live music with local favourites Peter Bruntnell plus Dave Little, 9.30pm.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Live DJ in Fat Freddies, 9pm-2am.

ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke.

2DE, Bideford: (Stallones) Live band night with Nine Yards, doors 9pm, band from 9.30 approx and resident DJ after until 2am.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Saturday, 8.30pm.

BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: Singer and pianist Jason from 9pm.

GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: George regular visitor Reg Meuross and his haunting tenor voice, excellent guitar and teller of tales in the best troubadour fashion. With guest young singer songwriter Jess Vincent. From 8.30pm – tickets from 01769 572514.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

LONDON INN, BRAUNTON: Indie rock with Vanity, 9pm.

MARINERS ARMS, BRAUNTON: Rock with Chris Banderas, 9.30pm.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: All the way from Down Under, join The Sun Pilots from Oz on their UK tour.

THE COTTAGE, LYNTON: Irish folk and easy listening with No Fixed Abode, 8pm.


BIDEFORD PANNIER MARKET: Free gig from noon-6pm showcasing local young musical talent from punk and acoustic to indie and DJs. Hosted by Bideford National Citizen Service. To get a free ticket email cheryl.dunn@youngdevon.org or call 01237 459533.

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 at the piano and Steve on saxophone.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Free gig with local rockabilly band The Flamin’ Ratrods.


***CANCELLED*** PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: The Levellers guitarist Simon Friend brings his solo show to the Plough, with new ideas and reinterpretation of his Levellers songs including Is This Art and The Boatman, plus plenty of B side gems. Simon Friend’s Seismic Survey starts at 7.30pm. For tickets and info call 018058 624624.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Tony Finney plus guests with a mixed bag from 4-7pm.

FOX & HOUNDS, EGGESFORD: Tarka Line Jazz Christmas Party with the Steve Tucker All Stars from 1-3.45pm. Joined by special guest and award winning jazz pianist Craig Milverton.

MARSHALLS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock with Ten Feet Tall from 3.30pm.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Open Mic Night, all musicians and audience members very welcome.

THE THATCH, CROYDE: Open mic night.


THE ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Regular Monday Acoustic Night with Steve “Dambusker” Ruffe plus Tony Finney from 8.30-11pm.

BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: Join talented young singer and guitarist Ellie Campbell from 8pm.



PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.

PIER HOUSE, WESTWARD HO: Oceanview Country Music Club. Live music with First Chapter. 8.15-11.15pm.

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 Christmas do, 7.30-10pm. Hot mince pies, mulled wine and hot jazz – dress for the occasion!

CYDER PRESSE, WEARE GIFFARD: Steve Ruffe’s acoustic night, 8.30pm.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic with Karen Marie.


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