The Padawan’s final gig, Dreadzone and much more...

00:04 28 November 2012

Catch top producer turned solo artist Ethan Johns at Solo Music in Barnstaple on Friday (November 30).

Catch top producer turned solo artist Ethan Johns at Solo Music in Barnstaple on Friday (November 30).


North Devon Gig Guide from 28/11/12 to 04/12/12.

Blues band The Producers will be playing at Dolton Village Hall on Sunday (December 2). Picture: Simon J Newbury.Blues band The Producers will be playing at Dolton Village Hall on Sunday (December 2). Picture: Simon J Newbury.


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

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: North Devon singer songwriter Sam Dowden.


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


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.

DEVON HALL, BIDEFORD COLLEGE: Celebrating 50 years in music, double Grammy award winner Albert Lee with his multitalented band Hogan’s Heroes. From 8pm, tickets and info from 01805 624624.

LILICOS, BARNSTAPLE: Join HQ at 9pm for sax-led jazz with Helen Rimmer and friends.

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.


PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Welcomes Muddy waters Junior, alias Mud Morganfield, son of the legendary blues king. Tickets from the club on 01237 478860 or Solo Music, Barnstaple, 01271 325274, doors 8pm.


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

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Young acoustic duo Courtney and Mark from 9pm.

GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: Voices in Common: The North Devon Folk Choir sings songs from England and around the world. Established by Wren Music in 2010, the choir meets for rehearsals at The George on Wednesdays. Joined for tonight’s fund raising concert by artists Marilyn Tucker, Paul Wilson and Rosa Rebecka. More info from 01769 572514.

RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Live music with Canyon Ride.

BUDDY’S LIVE LOUNGE, ILFRACOMBE: Indie rockers The Padawans stage their last ever gig at the venue from 8.30pm. Lively, original and the final chance to see them…


PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Wendy May’s Boom Boom Room, ska, soul and funky tunes. Doors 8pm.

JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Join North Devon musician Chris Stuckey for a good night from 9.30pm.

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

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

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

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Classic vinyl hip hop night with DJ Skylab, 9pm.

PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman (Seth’s brother) bring their own mix of traditional, self-penned music and covers back to the stage. From 8pm, tickets and info from 018058 624624.

CAVALIER INN, TORRINGTON: Rock with Ten Feet Tall, 9pm.

RUBY MARKET, HATHERLEIGH: Live music at this traditional country market (plus much more besides) from 9am-2pm.

HATHERLEIGH COMMUNITY CENTRE: Christmas Party with the Steve Tucker All Star Jazz Band and music from the 1920s-40s. 7.30 for 8pm. Tickets £10 from the centre, The Papershop and the Salar Gallery.


THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

EBBERLEY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: A new venue for Plamen – prepare for a classic rockfest from 8.45pm.

THE FACTORY, PETROC: The Barnstaple Brannams campus presents Dreadzone from 7pm. Don’t miss this explosive original band, now in their 19th year. Tickets from Beats Workin in Barnstaple or check out The Factory Petroc Facebook page.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with Ataraxis Vibration.


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.


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

DOLTON VILLAGE HALL: High profile UK blues band The Producers from 8pm. The reformed version of band includes original front man Harry Skinner and bass player Dave Saunders. A major outfit. Tickets £10 at door or to reserve seating text 07770 783713.

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: North Devon Jazz Club present tenor and baritone saxophonist Karen Sharp, supported by a trio led by pianist Craig Milverton. The gig starts at 8.30pm. More info from 01237 421065.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Open Mic Night with Nick the Book from 7.30pm onwards.



OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society presents live New Orleans and Dixieland jazz from 7.30pm.

COACHING INN, SOUTH MOLTON: Free jazz night with the Swing 2010 trio as they launch their new CD. Join these experienced musicians from 8pm.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.

PIER HOUSE, WESTWARD HO: Oceanview Country Music Club. Live music with Pam Bailey & Johnny Neale. 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.

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



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