Saturday, March 28, 2015

Satirical musical masters Jonny & the Baptists poke fun at the General Election with musical mayhem...

No standing room needed in Torrington

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Ricky Knight is playing at The Plough on Friday (March 27).

Still standing after all these years – musician Ricky Knight makes a welcome return to the Plough in Torrington after a sellout gallery gig last year.

Elizabeth-Jane Baldry

The first of four concerts from the St Peter’s Music Society is coming up soon. Harpist Elizabeth-Jane Baldry appears at the Temple Methodist Church, Budleigh Salterton, at 7.30pm on Wednesday, April 15.

Jazz vocalist Tina May will be appearing at the Budleigh Jazz Festival on Saturday, April 18.

The Budleigh Jazz Festival is just around the corner. It opens on Friday, April 17, and runs until Sunday, April 19.

Great gigs around Exmouth to savour

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Jam Night at Exmouth's Bicton Inn.

It’s another fine weekend for live music fans in Exmouth. Tonight (Thursday, March 19), there’s traditional folk from Jeff Lewis and friends at the Bicton Inn (pictured). On Friday (March 20), energetic folk-rockers Eat The Rich turn up the heat at the Grapevine, while the BobKatz slot in some punk anthems at The Beach.

The Albany Trio.

The description in the programme notes for the latest group of musicians hosted by Seaton Music was ‘a thriving, dynamic ensemble’.


Young guitarist Andrey Lebedev played a remarkable range of music from J S Bach to the less familiar, Leo Brouwer, in Colyton recently

Exmouth Light Orchestra

Exmouth Light Orchestra is performing a “varied and uplifting” programme at Budleigh’s Temple Methodist Church on Saturday, March 28, at 7.30pm.

Coffee concert in Dalwood

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The latest coffee concert at St Peter’s Church, Dalwood, is set to take place on Wednesday, March 25, at 10.30am.

Exmouth Shanty Men have a packed schedule

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Exmouth’s very own seafaring ruffians, The Exmouth Shanty Men, have embarked on what looks as though it will be another busy year for the group.

Torrington welcomes the Phil Beer Band

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Phil Beer and his band will be at The Plough on Saturday, March 28.

Show of Hands artists is back in town with his own line up for a night of traditional tunes and country rock.

Dates for your East Devon diary

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

●There is always a lot of activities in East Devon.


For many music lovers, a performance of Handel’s Messiah is as much a part of Easter as chocolate eggs, fluffy chicks and nodding daffodils.

Gigs worth catching around Exmouth

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Lucky Guy and the Chancers

There’s some super live music coming up at Exmouth’s pubs and bars this weekend.

Dalwood date for jazz quintet

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Charlie Hearnshaw’s backing quartet, who with Charlie, make up the Munjenta Latin Café Jazz Quintet.

The Tuckers Jazz Club will be presenting Charlie Hearnshaw’s Munjenta Latin Café Jazz Quintet.

Sidmouth Gospel Choir to sing in Seaton

Saturday, March 7, 2015

The celebrated Sidmouth Gospel Choir is giving a concert at Crossroad Christian Centre, Homer Lane, Seaton, on Saturday, March 28, at 7.30pm.

Walled garden talk in Colyton church

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Colyton St Andrew's church .Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhv 9535-17-13AW.

Award-winning author and journalist Ambra Edwards will be giving an illustrated talk entitled, The Romance of the Walled Garden, in Colyton.

Boundless Brothers bound for Exmouth

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Boundless Brothers

Up-and-coming folk-pop band The Boundless Brothers will be appearing at Exmouth’s Grapevine on Friday, March 6.

Rough Music

Rough Music, the 35-piece Wren folk orchestra, will be playing at The Beehive on Saturday, March 7.

University singers’ Honiton gig

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
University of Exeter Chapel Choir

St Paul’s Church, Honiton will be hosting the University of Exeter Chapel Choir for an afternoon concert.

Powderham Castle pop power from the 1980s

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Tom Bailey.

A huge 1980s pop and rock festival is taking place at Powderham Castle on Saturday, July 4, writes Paul Strange.

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