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Don’t be too disappointed if you weren’t able to get tickets to see The Who perform at this year’s Glastonbury.

Exmouth Light Orchestra in rehearsal

As Exmouth Light Orchestra rehearses for its summer concert on July 18, some of its members have been describing what they like about the 80-piece ELO.

Laurie Ward of The Barefoot Bandit

Exmouth’s music fans have much to enjoy this weekend. Tonight (friday, July 3) The Barefoot Bandit (pictured) appear at The Merchant, performing reggae covers and originals.

Join Waterloo at the Landmark on Saturday, July 11

Don’t miss Swedish supergroup mania on Saturday, July 11

Exmouth Light Orchestra

Exmouth Light Orchestra’s 70 members have been working hard all term to create an unusually varied programme of musical styles and moods.

Join anthemic rockers These Reigning Days at The Plough on Friday, July 17. Picture: Meg Hope Photography

Globetrotting Devon band in town for a night of pumping and epic stadium rock

Wood(bury) Stock 2015. Doctors Orders. Photo: Neil Ewins.

A successful blues, roots and folk music festival took place recently at Woodbury’s Malsters Arms.

Devon-based Flute Cake will offer a sparkling recital ‘Flute Fancies’ at Budleigh Music Festival's lunchtime recitals.

The Budleigh Music Festival (July 10-18) will feature a diverting range of music and artists at its popular lunchtime recitals.

Live music to savour around Exmouth

Friday, June 26, 2015
Covers band ReD

There’s plenty of live music around Exmouth this weekend, with covers bands aplenty.

The Starling Octet (from left): Sarah Pennington, Marion Wood, Zoe Fitzsimmons, Ben Pennington, Richard Mitchell, Mary O'Shea-Hayward, Malcolm Field and Neville Gibbings. The octet will be performing a charity fundraising concert of a cappella choral music for the Alzheimer's Society at Exmouth's Brixington Community Church at 7.30pm on Saturday, 30 November.

“We love all of the music we sing and are passionate about sharing this with our audience,” says the Exeter-based a capella choir the Starling Octet, which is performing a programme of French choral music, ancient and modern, in Lympstone Church on Sunday, June 28 at 7pm. The Lympstone programme opens with 16th century works, both sacred and secular, and ends with four songs by Francis Poulenc.

70s and 80s Angels live at Bicton Gardens

Bicton Gardens will be presenting an evening of fantastic ’60s, ’70s and ’80s live music within the gardens.

Alexandra Dariescu.

Budleigh Music Festival has always set its sights high in terms of the calibre of artists it attracts and The Times’ music critic recently described it as ‘punching well above its weight’. A glance at this year’s programme reveals that solo artists of international repute and two renowned chamber groups are on offer to leave music lovers spoiled for choice.

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As Sheelagh Pearson opens the door of her pretty terraced house in Sidmouth town centre and welcomes me in, there’s no hint of the musical heights she scaled more than 60 years ago.

Joe McElderry

X-Factor winner Joe McElderry is coming to Exmouth in early July.

The Sensational Travelling Bluesburys

Wood(bury)stock 2015 – previously known as the Bluesbury Festival – is coming up next weekend (Friday, June 19, and Saturday, June 20) at the Maltsters Arms in Woodbury.

Bookends performing 'Simon and Garfunkel Through The Years'

Bookends – comprising Dan Haynes and Pete Richards – is bringing its “Simon and Garfunkel Through The Years” show to Budleigh Salterton’s Public Hall this Friday (June 19).

Quorum

Quorum – a trio comprising Janet Macdonald (soprano), Philip Bonser (clarinet) and Margaret Honeybourne Chave (piano) – will be performing a concert in aid of the Exmouth Community Larder this weekend.

Raddon Hill Clog Morris at West Country Traditions Day. Photo: Paul Strange.

Exmouth’s Bicton Inn in Bicton Street has plenty of entertainment coming up in June, including folk, classical, northern soul, clog morris and more.

Kammerphilharmonie Europa

St Peter’s Music Society’s third concert in this year’s programme will be performed by the Kammerphilharmonie Europa (Chamber Philharmonic Europe) from Cologne on Wednesday, June 17, at 7.30pm at St Peter’s Church, Budleigh Salterton.

Beehive date for The Young’uns

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Young’uns come to Honiton’s Beehive next week.

Celebration concert in Axminster

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Axminster and District Choral Society will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a light-hearted summer concert at the Minster Church, on Saturday, June 20.

Jazzing it up in Lympstone

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra at Budleigh Jazz Festival.

The award-winning Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra is appearing in Lympstone soon.

Manley Baptist Choir

Manley Baptist Choir - which visited Exmouth last year - is back.

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