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Southern Devon Folk Diary

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Sunday 23 February 2020 - Harbottle & Jonas - The Thirsty Farmer, Whimple EX5 2QQ
Husband and wife duo who combine the rich traditions of folk music with original and contemporary interpretations through a blend of closely intertwined vocal harmonies and compelling and authentic musical arrangements, blending concertina, harmonium, banjo, cittern, stomp box and acoustic guitar. www.thirstyfarmer.co.uk.

Sunday 23 February 2020 7.30pm - Track Dogs - St Mary's Parish Church, Kingskerswell TQ12 5LD (map)
Track Dogs have been barnstorming the UK with some major festival appearances and collaborations. It has been a pivotal year including playing to a heaving, rocking Trafalgar Square and surprise on-stage participation of Show of Hands’ Steve Knightley and Seth Lakeman at Shrewsbury Folk Festival. Well-established in Spain where they are based, they are surprising UK music lovers with “Sun-shiny songs thriving on dark themes behind irresistible rhythms.” Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

Monday 24 February 2020 7.30pm - Ciaran Algar & Jamie Francis - M&D Room, Devonshire House, Exeter University, Stocker Rd, Exeter EX4 4PZ
Acclaimed folk musicians Ciaran and Jamie will be performing a variety of tunes and songs. Tickets £12 (£6 Exeter Folk Society members). Details www.facebook.com/events/570597930354344.

Monday 24 February 2020 7.30pm - The Fureys - Tavistock Wharf (map)
Legends of Irish music and song The Fureys, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc make their first visit to Tavistock.
www.tavistockwharf.com.

Wednesday 26 February 2020 8pm - The Fureys - Exeter Corn Exchange, George St, Exeter EX1 1BU (map)
Legends of Irish music and song The Fureys, renowned for numerous hit songs including ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘From Clare to here’ have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 42 years. Full details, bookings etc. www.exetercornexchange.co.uk/whats-on.

Thursday 27 February 2020 8pm - Free Concert - Crabshell Inn, Embankment Road, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ (map)
Stu Grant is the ex-frontman of the P45s and Globe session regulars will have enjoyed his strong vocals. Then we have “Offshoots” who love to sing and play traditional songs and tunes from the British Isles and from across the Atlantic, a fantastic combination of voices, strings, whistles and pipes. After the interval Tom, Jean and Ashley “The Orchard Family” are joining us again and taking us to the end of the evening. The button accordion playing is legendary and you will never hear the like with whistle and step dancing accompaniments. Finish about 10pm. No need to book; but please be seated by 8pm. To get a good seat get in early! We thank the Crabshell Inn for use of the room. www.shamstrad.co.uk.

Thursday 27 February 2020 - Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS (map)
On Reflection Tour: 2020 marks 25 years of making music together for this popular wife and husband duo. Kathryn & Sean have long established themselves as one of the UK Folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships. To celebrate and acknowledge this milestone, the couple will revisit and reinterpret songs which span their career. From the early days of folk supergroup ‘Equation‘ through to the current release ‘Personae‘ with a nod or two along the way to their extra-curricular musical adventures, the evening promises a whistle-stop tour through their artistic journey to date. Box Office 01392 667080. Full details www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/music.

Thursday 27 February 2020 8pm - Liam Jordan - B-Bar, Castle Street, The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NJ (map)
Liam Jordan is a folk-rock/Americana singer-songwriter based in the southwest. He started out playing in various folk clubs and bars, honing his craft and learning from his musical mentors on the local scene. £2. www.b-bar.co.uk. Tel. 01752 242021.

Friday 28 February 2020 8pm - Miranda Sykes: Behind the Wall - Matthews Hall, Fore St, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HF
Building on the success of her Borrowed Places tour, Miranda is back with a completely new project: Behind The Wall. Where Borrowed Places opened a window into the past, explaining where she had been, physically & spiritually, Behind The Wall is a roller coaster ride exploring where we are going; Miranda, you, me, all of us. What does it mean to be human today, living in our communities and societies and where will our actions lead us? Powerful and hard-hitting but also poignant and beautiful, this show gives us all a chance to reflect and maybe even empower us. www.mirandasykes.com. Contact 01392 879107.
www.wegottickets.com/event/489548. Presented by Rotary Club of Topsham.

Friday 28 February 2020 7.30pm - Jimmy Ireland - St Paul's Church, Church Street, Starcross EX6 8QB
Join Jimmy Ireland on the first date of his spring tour! Devon based singer/songwriter who has a voice that can switch from delicate and fragile to rich and powerful with ease. Jimmy can be found performing at many venues and events across Devon. Some appearances over the last few years include supports for Ethemia, Tallulah Rendall, Tobias Ben Jacob, Greg Hancock, Jim Causley and the comedian John Bishop. www.jimmyirelandacoustic.com. Support: local folk inspired singer-songwriter James Saget. Tickets £5+ www.wegottickets.com/event/494931.

Friday 28 February 2020 9pm - Matthew Gordon Price - B-Bar, Castle Street, The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NJ (map)
Matthew Gordon Price is an alternative folk musician who provides an emotional narrative, with an honest and heartfelt performance, hinting at comparisons to Damien Rice, Marcus Mumford and Glenn Hansard. £3. www.b-bar.co.uk. Tel. 01752 242021.

Friday 28 February 2020 8pm - Odette Band - Pavilions Teignmouth, The Den, Teignmouth TQ14 8BG
An exciting fusion of jazz, folk and world music, delivered with the verve and energy of R&B, are Odette’s trademark. Full details www.pavilionsteignmouth.org.uk.

Friday 28 February 2020 - Reg Meuross - St Katherine’s Priory, St Katherine’s Road, Exeter EX4 7JY
A true troubadour and constantly on the road, Meuross has the gift of being able to touch people through his songs and performance, painting pictures that remain with the listener long after the song has been sung. Masterfully accompanying himself on guitar, harmonica, banjo and dulcimer and captivating audiences with his beautiful tenor voice, witnessing a Reg Meuross performance is to experience a journey into the heart, soul and songs of one of England’s finest writers. www.regmeuross.com. Full details see https://twiggsgigs.wordpress.com.

Friday 28 February 2020 7.30pm - Steve Knightley - The Watermark, Erme Court, Leonards Road, Ivybridge PL21 0SZ (map)
Pass Notes – The stories behind the songs. Following the success of last year’s intimate one man show, Steve’s latest outing is intended for anyone fascinated by the art and craft of song writing. Exploring his extensive back catalogue and introducing unheard, new material he explores the themes and stories that inspire him and shows how music and words can become lyrics and chords and notes can meld to create songs that acquire a life of their own! Full details, bookings etc. www.ivybridgewatermark.co.uk. Tel. 01752 892220.

UPDATED Date changed to Sunday 19 April 2020
Saturday
29 February 2020 7.30pm - Steve Knightley - Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk/steve-knightley-pass-notes.

Saturday 29 February 2020 - Reg Meuross - Brixham Theatre, New Road, Brixham TQ5 8TA (map)
With special guests Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall. Reg brings a rare solo performance of his song cycle 12 Silk Handkerchiefs, opening a window on Hull’s Hessle Road fishing community and fish wife Lillian Bilocca’s extraordinary campaign for improved safety at sea in the aftermath of the 1968 Triple Trawler Disaster. Accompanying himself on his ‘44 Martin six-string guitar, tenor guitar, banjo, dulcimer and harmonica the award winning singer-songwriter will also perform songs from new album RAW along with some old favourites. www.regmeuross.com. Box office 01803 415987 10-12 Mon-Sat. www.brixhamtheatre.uk

Saturday 29 February 2019 - Silvington - Slapton Village Hall
Purveyors of both traditional and contemporary songs, multi-instrumentalist John Connor and Tricia Moore with her delicate guitar playing and clear voice are also prolific songwriters in their own right, and their repertoire rightly showcases some self-penned gems. Enjoy Silvington’s trademark vocal harmonies. Their latest album, Heva Heva, is curently available on Apple Music and iTunes, YouTube Music, Spotify Google Play and Believe Live. Samples etc. www.silvington.org. Tickets £10 to include supper. Details from Sue Staines 01548 581148.

Saturday 29 February 2020 7.30pm - Phil Beer Band - Exmouth Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth EX8 2AZ (map)
The Phil Beer Band performs a unique blend of folk and roll trawled from Phil’s treasure trove of traditional tunes and American country rock. The highly popular line up comprises Gareth Turner, Steve Crickett, Greg McDonald, Olivia Dunn and of course, Phil Beer and promises to deliver a lively cocktail of folk, rock, country and blues. Basically, over a long period of time, it has evolved into a ‘Folk n Roll’ band with country rock overtones. It is the vehicle for Phil to return to the electric guitar and to have a good time with his mates. They look forward to seeing you! Full details, bookings etc.
www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/the-phil-beer-band.

Saturday 29 February 2020 7pm - Plymouth Morris' 50th Annual Ceilidh, with Dartmoor Pixie Band - Woolwell Community Centre, Darklake Lane, Roborough, Plymouth PL6 7TR
Tickets £10 (includes a pasty supper), available through www.plymouthmorrismen.org.uk (scroll down!). Bar supported by Summerskills (Plymouth’s oldest brewery).

Saturday 29 February 2020 8pm - Exeter Ceilidh: with Home Brew - Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UE
Caller:
Simon Maplesden. Entry £8, (U16 £4, U10 free). Teas, coffees & biscuits provided (small donation requested), but no bar. BYO alcohol if you wish. Exeter Ceilidhs is a season of ceilidhs / barn dances featuring local bands and callers. See www.exeterceilidhs.net for full details. Contact: Jeremy on 07969 297633, email contact@exeterceilidhs.net.

Saturday 29 February 2020 7.30pm - 3 Daft Monkeys - St Mary's Parish Church, Kingskerswell TQ12 5LD (map)
20 Years Wild...
3 Daft Monkeys will be celebrating an unbelievable 20 years of musical adventures, and would love to celebrate with you. With a fiery helter-skelter blend of influences from East and West, 3 Daft Monkeys inject a unique wildness into their music, producing a symphonious cacophony of styles, Silvery vocal melodies soar above percussive global beats and rhythms, while passionate fiddle-driven tunes weave around animated guitar and bass, all presented with outstanding musicianship in their famously theatrical live performances. Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

Saturday 29 February 2019 7.30pm - Ashton Lane - Newton St Cyres Parish Hall, West Town Rd, Exeter EX5 5BW
Ashton Lane is the modern country duo Esther and Tim O’Connor, both prolific songwriters with a passion for the country music tradition of story-telling and a talent for writing soaring melodic hooks. With emotive and intimate vocals and close harmonies, Ashton Lane’s show creates a truly magical live experience. Their album The In-Between reached number 1 in the official Country Album charts. www.ashtonlanemusic.com. Tickets £9, £7 U16, £25 family (2+2) available from Roger 01392 851337 or Nicola 01392 851985, or book online at www.villagesinaction.co.uk.

Saturday 29 February / Sunday 1 March 2020 8pm - Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman - Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX (map)
Two nights. 2020 marks 25 years of making music together for Calstock Arts favourites Kathryn and Sean, one of the UK Folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships. To celebrate this milestone, the couple will revisit and reinterpret songs which span their career. From the early days of folk supergroup Equation, to their current release Personae, with a nod or two along the way to their extra-curricular musical adventures, the evening promises a whistle-stop tour through their artistic journey to date. Two times winners of the Best Duo Award in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. www.calstockarts.org.

NEW Saturday 29 February 2020 8pm - Kent DuChaine - Bridge Inn, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0QQ (map)
Kent Duchaine returns to the 'Exe Delta' to deliver an evening of pure Mississippi Delta Blues. Duchaine has hung out with, opened up for, travelled & played with most of the great bluesmen & women throughout his life, including the likes of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Johnny Shines, Furry Lewis & Son House. Since going solo in 1982 & hitting the road, Kent has clocked up over three million miles, playing to audiences across Europe and America. A night not to be missed. Tickets £12.50 from The Bridge Inn, 01392 873862.

Sunday 1 March 2020 7.30pm - Elles Bailey - St Mary's Parish Church, Kingskerswell TQ12 5LD (map)
2019 saw the super-smoky-voiced, hard-working, far-touring chanteuse Elles Bailey release her eagerly-anticipated second album to rave reviews, with the album charting in the Official UK Country Charts and Americana charts, and reaching No.1 on the Amazon Blues Bestseller chart. Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

Sunday 1 March 2020 - The Simon & Garfunkel Story - Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Direct from a week-long run in London’s West End, a sold out worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Featuring huge projection photos, original film footage and a full live band. www.theatreroyal.com.

Friday 6 March 2020 8pm - The Unravelling Wilburys - The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW
The Unravelling Wilburys present The Music of Roy Orbison, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Geoff Lynne. Tickets £20. Box office: 01752 267131 (Barbican). Fulldetails, tickets etc.
https://barbicantheatre.co.uk/whats-on/the-unravelling-wilburys.

Saturday 7 March 2020 - Phil Beer - Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT
So Much to Choose From 2020 Tour. "At the time of writing this (August 2019) I will have been busily engaged in finishing a large number of recordings to make up a definitive Box Set of songs and music encapsulating everything I do or have done in the last 40 years. There will be archive material as well as copious new recordings all in one package. The solo shows for 2020, which will be the last time I undertake such a large number of performances, will reflect this body of work. In addition, there will be a solo album entirely featuring instruments built by the late David Oddy. Very old songs, very new songs. So much to choose from after all this time.. " Phil.
http://ashburtonarts.org.uk/events/phil-beer.

Saturday 7 March 2020 7pm - Third Annual Barn Dance with Stargazey Pie - Churston Grammar School Hall, Greenway Road, Galmpton, Brixham TQ5 0LN
Caller to guide us through the dances: Hugh Edwards. Even if you have never “Barn Danced” we can promise you a great fun evening. Licensed bar serving wine, beer, cider and soft drinks. Our main beneficial charity for this event will be the “Torbay Holiday Helpers Network (THNN)” who provide free fun filled holidays to families who have seriously ill/handicapped children, or have suffered a recent bereavement. Tickets £12 to include a choice of pasties and salad. For tickets contact Robbie Clymo info@stmarguerite.co.uk or call 01803 698376 or Niki Bowman niki@bowmannet.com or call 01803 666161.

NEW Saturday 7 March 2020 - Ceilidh with Mooncoin Ceilidh Band - Harbertonford Village Hall, nr Totnes TQ9 7TY
Raising funds for community benefit. Adult £8, conc £6, teen £4, U14 free. Raffle, bar. www.harbertonford.com.

Saturday 7 March 2020 7.30pm - Sisters of Science (Wren Music) - Cygnet Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter EX2 4AZ (map)
Singing the hidden stories of women scientists. Three professional singers from Wren have recruited a women’s choir especially for this performance. In 2020 the show will tell the stories of women involved in science, technology, engineering and maths. Those involved in the project have found existing and traditional songs which follow this theme and have also written new songs to share the lives of women from history - and from contemporary society - who have stories that you may not have heard before. Tickets £10(+). Box Office 01392 277189.
www.wegottickets.com/cygnettheatre.

Saturday 7 March 2020 7pm - Rag Mama Rag - Membury Village Hall, nr Axminster EX13 7AF
Rag Mama Rag (Ashley & Deborah Dow) are a country blues duo whose repertoire of 1920s and 30s American music is wonderfully varied. Originally from the UK and now based in France, Rag Mama Rag have built a reputation as one of Europe’s finest Country Blues acts and regularly perform at major festivals in France, Belgium and Germany. The show is a feast for the eyes as well as ears; the stage will be full of great instruments including a variety of impressive guitars, ukulele, harmonica and washboard. When Ashley and Deborah pick up those instruments – boy, what a sound! Ticketing see www.villagesinaction.co.uk.

Saturday 7 March 2020 7.30pm - Leylines - St Mary's Parish Church, Kingskerswell TQ12 5LD (map)
With a fiercely loyal and ever-growing fan base, The Leylines guarantee to have their audiences up on their feet – and they will be having as much fun as their audience while they’re doing it! Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

Saturday 7 March 2020 - Haunt the Woods + Guests - Cavern Club, 83-84 Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3RP
Blending sounds from alternative, prog, folk and pop and channelling influences from the likes of Pink Floyd, Muse, Jeff Buckley and Radiohead, Haunt The Woods have crafted a distinctive sound, glistening with ambient swells and underpinned by expressive rhythms and masterly songwriting. Details
www.wegottickets.com/event/495720.

Sunday 8 March 2020 7.30pm - Haunt the Woods - The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot, Liskeard (map)
Blending sounds from alternative, prog, folk and pop and channelling influences from the likes of Pink Floyd, Muse, Jeff Buckley and Radiohead, Haunt The Woods have crafted a distinctive sound, glistening with ambient swells and underpinned by expressive rhythms and masterly songwriting. Their epic debut album ‘Opaque’ releases on 28 February. www.carnglaze.com.

UPDATED Sunday 8 March 2020 7.30pm - Maggie Duffy & Bob Thomson - St Paul's Church, Church Street, Starcross EX6 8QB
Phil Beer is recording Maggie's new album and recently commented "Maggie is one of our most popular local artistes". Maggie met Bob 3 years ago and their pairing has led to a very successful duo and busy calendar. She says Bob's incredible guitar work and easy vocals and harmonies make him the most brilliant person that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Together they cover all styles from Maggie's own songs through to traditional and contemporary folk. Maggie also performs regularly at various venues around Torbay; see the her diary on www.maggieduffy.co.uk. Tickets £9 available from Alison Miles on 01626 890597. Bar, soft drinks. The concert is also a fundraiser for St Paul's Church.

NEW Wassail Theatre – Horses! Horses!
Johnny’s putting on a Big Fun fundraiser tonight at the Nags Head, though he’s not in the mood for fun… Horses! Horses! is the darkly comical tale of a stolen horse, wild west-country soul and the mess we make of relationships. Landlord Johnny is desperately trying to save his pub, while his wife Susie is hiding out on Ted’s farm. A show performed in the midst of the local boozer with pub games, pints, crisps, heartbreak and laughter, country music, lots of karaoke and a few surprises.
Sunday 8 March - Calstock Hall www.calstockhall.com.
tbc Wednesday 11 March - Church House Inn, Harberton TQ10 9LD
Thursday 12 March - King's Arms, Stockland www.villagesinaction.co.uk.
Friday 13 March - Tradesman's Arms, Scoriton www.villagesinaction.co.uk.

NEW Tuesday 10 March 2020 7.30pm - Edgelarks - St Mary's Parish Church, Kingskerswell TQ12 5LD (map)
Born from the work of the duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Edgelarks combine exquisite folk with influences as diverse as the blues and Indian classical slide guitar, to create a sound that is “Subtle, atmospheric and bravely original” (The Guardian). The BBC Folk Award winners take their strong roots sound, mixing original songwriting with stomping beatbox harmonica, soaring fiddle and vocal harmonies, running wilder with each repeat play. A busy collaborative period has included work as part of the Gigspanner Big Band; and performing at BBC Radio Two’s Festival In A Day to a Hyde Park crowd of 50,000 – supporting Kylie Minogue! Now they are back on the road with their formidable live show, making much more noise than only two people should be able to, taking audiences on a story telling journey around a new musical landscape. Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

NEW Thursday 12 March 2020 8.30pm - Brixham Blues Club, The Old Coaching Inn, Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AG
Resident duo the Boal Weevils provide support for Nine Pound Catfish: Ian Gardner on guitars, mandolin, banjo and vocals, with Jane Gardner singing and playing washboard, bells, hooters, whistles and spoons. Their music is full of fun and whimsy, a heady cocktail of hokum, ragtime blues and old country music, mainly from the ‘twenties and ‘thirties. Free. Floor spots welcome. Contact: stuart1929@btinternet.com, 01803 855256.

NEW Friday 13 March 2020 7.30pm - Peter Knight & John Spiers - The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth TQ6 9ND (map)
In 2016, the organisers of Folk East Festival masterminded one of the most intriguing and exciting collaborations on today's folk scene. Peter Knight, legendary violinist and ex-member of folk-rock band Steeleye Span was paired with leading melodeon player and ex-Bellowhead member, John Spiers. With a standing ovation and roars for more, and much to the delight of folk fans everywhere, Knight and Spiers decided not to leave things there and made their collaboration more permanent. They now have a regular touring schedule and we are delighted that this will include an evening at the Flavel. A Folk at The Flavel Event. www.theflavel.org.uk, tel. 01803 839530.

NEW Friday 13 March 2020 7.30pm - Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox - Beehive Arts Centre, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ
5 Star B&B Tour - from Waters of Tyne to Fog on the Tyne. Two of the UK’s best known and loved singers - Billy Mitchell (Lindisfarne, Jack the Lad, Pitmen Poets) and Bob Fox (Warhorse Songman, Fox and Luckley, Pitmen Poets) are taking to the road together for their first tour as a duo was back in 2010 when their sold out performances earned glowing reviews. The duo’s ability to connect with the audience is immediately evident as they lead you through some of their favourite songs including original Lindisfarne classics and traditional folk arrangements of songs such as Sally Wheatley, Meet me on the Corner, Dance to your Daddy, Collier Laddie’s Wife, Big River, Galway Shawl and many more.
Box office 01404 384050. Full details www.beehivehoniton.co.uk.

NEW Friday 13 March 2020 7.30pm - Storytelling: Frankenstein - Cygnet Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter EX2 4AZ (map)
Told by Ben Haggarty with musician Sianed Jones. See www.artemis-storytelling.co.uk for further information. Aimed at adults - see more detailed age guidance on the performance page.

NEW Saturday 14 March 2020 8pm - FOS Brothers - Bridge Inn, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0QQ (map)
We are so excited to have FOS back with their wonderful Irish tones to celebrate St. Patrick's day 2020 after such an amazing night last year. Growing up in Belfast in the 70's the FOS brothers fuse an eclectic mix of their own original songs with traditional Irish sensibilities flavoured liberally with Floydian/Genesis/Horslipian spices. Their mix of drums, percussion loops and samples and soaring guitars and bass, delight Festival and Venue audiences and that ís even before they start singing! FOS Brothers will be performing as a 4 piece band during 2020 (with occasional guests). www.fosbrothers.comTickets £10 adv from the Bridge Inn 01392 873862 or https://tickets.ents24.com/event/tickets/eventid/1484006?inf=32587b8e5b73b44c. www.facebook.com/thebridgeinntopsham.

NEW Saturday 14 March 2020 - Jess McAllister & band - The Hourglass, 21 Melbourne Street, Exeter EX2 4AU
Impossible to classify, with her striking songs and appearance Jess McCallister walks a line that begins with Kate Bush and ends somewhere east of Lady Gaga.
She's appeared at Beautiful Days and countless festivals, and has also been featured by Bob Harris on his 'Under The Apple Tree Sessions'. A true original it's difficult to think of many singer/songwriters approaching her ability to mesmerise an audience. This intimate session sees her accompanied by Lucy Piper on drums and Matt Gordon on bass. Support TBA. Tickets £10+ from www.seetickets.com/event/ftc-presents-jess-mcallister-sat-14th-march/the-hour-glass-exeter/1488552.

NEW Sunday 15 March 2020 7.30pm - Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox - St Mary's Parish Church, Kingskerswell TQ12 5LD (map)
5 Star B&B Tour - from Waters of Tyne to Fog on the Tyne. Two of the UK’s best known and loved singers - Billy Mitchell (Lindisfarne, Jack the Lad, Pitmen Poets) and Bob Fox (Warhorse Songman, Fox and Luckley, Pitmen Poets) are taking to the road together for their first tour as a duo was back in 2010 when their sold out performances earned glowing reviews. The duo’s ability to connect with the audience is immediately evident as they lead you through some of their favourite songs including original Lindisfarne classics and traditional folk arrangements of songs such as Sally Wheatley, Meet me on the Corner, Dance to your Daddy, Collier Laddie’s Wife, Big River, Galway Shawl and many more.
Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

NEW Thursday 19 March 2020 - Chris Wood - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS (map)
In a world of soundbites and distractions Chris Wood is a truth seeker. His writing is permeated with love and wry intelligence, uplifting and challenging as he celebrates the sheer one-thing-after-anotherness of life. Tom Robinson and Chris Difford are fans while Stick In The Wheel and The Unthanks look to him as an influence. Winner of 6 BBC Folk Awards, he’s played with The Royal Shakespeare Company and was a key member of The Imagined Village along with Billy Bragg and Martin Carthy. A wise and soulful craftsman, his concerts are a cliche free zone. Box Office 01392 667080. Full details www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/music.

NEW Friday 20 March 2020 8pm - Chris Wood - Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX (map)
In a world of soundbites and distractions, Chris Wood is a truth seeker. His writing is permeated with love and wry intelligence, uplifting and challenging as he celebrates the sheer one-thing-after-anotherness of life. Tom Robinson and Chris Difford are fans while Stick In The Wheel and The Unthanks look to him as an influence. Winner of six BBC Folk Awards, he’s played with The Royal Shakespeare Company and was a key member of The Imagined Village along with Billy Bragg and Martin Carthy. A wise and soulful craftsman, his concerts are a cliché-free zone. Full details, samples etc. www.calstockarts.org.

NEW Friday 20 March 2020 8pm - Ian Bruce - Exeter Folk & Acoustic Music Club, Victoria Park Tennis Club, Lyndhurst Road, St. Leonards, Exeter, EX2 4NX (map)
Ian is a very fine singer and songwriter from Scotland. Turned professional in 1991 and toured with Steeleye Span. He has made many fine albums. As well as composing his own material, Ian is a fine interpreter of Robert Burns' songs. Ian formed a duo with Ian Walker in recent years and went under out under the name, The Two Ians. Don't miss the opportunity to see a performer with a great voice and great songs. www.ianbruce.org. Support: TBC. Info / ticket enquiries contact: exeterfolkclub@outlook.com, 01392 210983,  www.facebook.com/groups/exeterfolkclub. www.exeterfolkclub.org.

UPDATED Saturday 21 March 2020 - Richard Digance - Reading Room, Kingston, Kingsbridge TQ7 4QE (map)
Over half the tickets sold already! Book early to avoid disappointment. Support: Silvington and Emily-Paige Worthington. Call 01548 810806 or 07939 411985 for full details. £10 adv, £12 door.

NEW Saturday 21 March 2020 7.30pm - Songwriters Circle with Tobias Ben Jacob - St Paul's Church, Church Street, Starcross EX6 8QB
Songwriters Circle is Greg Hancock and Alex Seel. www.circletour.co.uk. Greg has known Tobias and loved his music since they first met when Greg set up home in Exeter in 2012. Tobias can write in styles that seem simple, and equally in more complex structures, but what always comes across is the precision and beauty of his guitar playing supporting his passionate, ethereal singing and extraordinarily emotional and moving lyrics. In the beautiful venue of St Pauls, where Greg has played several times and Alex and he did a Songwriters Circle in 2019, the sound of Tobias’s vocals reverberating around the rafters will be stunning! www.tobiasbenjacob.com.  Tickets: £10 from www.wegottickets.com/event/490115.

NEW Sunday 22 March 2020 7.30pm - The Trials of Cato - St Mary's Parish Church, Kingskerswell TQ12 5LD (map)
The remarkable rise of award winning trio The Trials of Cato on the UK folk-scene has been the subject of massive critical attention. Dubbed “The Sex Pistols of folk,” (J Davis) they pay clear homage to the tradition whilst twisting old bones into something febrile and modern, with stomping tunes and captivating stories, a combination that has taken them in three years from busking out of the back of their Transit van to a BBC Folk Award. Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

NEW Thursday 26 March 2020 8pm - Free Concert - Crabshell Inn, Embankment Road, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ (map)
details tba www.shamstrad.co.uk.

NEW Thursday 26 March 2020 7.30pm - Gypsy Dreamers - Village Hall, Buckland-in-the-Moor TQ13 7HP (map)
Bringing together 4 successful multi-instrumentalist singers who have performed all over the world, from Sidney Opera House to the Glastonbury Festival, Gypsy Dreamers presents a sophisticated and hugely entertaining mix of pop songs, Latin and jazz tunes, French chansons and originals in their unique style. “dynamic hybrid jazz-meets-classical project that explores tango, bossa nova, pop, jazz and world sounds via violin, cello and percussion.” Time Out. www.gypsydreamers.com. Call 01364 653525.

NEW Friday 27 March 2020 - Phil Beer Band - Pavilions Teignmouth, The Den, Teignmouth TQ14 8BG
The Phil Beer Band performs a unique blend of folk and roll trawled from Phil’s treasure trove of traditional tunes and American country rock. The highly popular line up comprises Gareth Turner, Steve Crickett, Greg McDonald, Olivia Dunn and of course, Phil Beer and promises to deliver a lively cocktail of folk, rock, country and blues. Basically, over a long period of time, it has evolved into a ‘Folk n Roll’ band with country rock overtones. It is the vehicle for Phil to return to the electric guitar and to have a good time with his mates. They look forward to seeing you!
www.pavilionsteignmouth.org.uk.

NEW Saturday 28 March 2020 7.30pm - Kirsty Merryn - St Mary's Parish Church, Kingskerswell TQ12 5LD (map)
One of the most unique singer songwriters on the UK folk roots scene, performing original and traditional songs on piano and voice. Kirsty’s music is heavily anchored in the folk tradition, with jazz and classical influences. She weaves a spell over the audience as she tells stories via piano-based songs with sharply observed lyrics, and delivered in crystal clear, soaring vocals. Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

NEW Saturday 28 March 2020 8pm - Exeter Ceilidh: with Chris Toyne's Big Band - Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UE
Caller:
Sarah Clough. Entry £8, (U16 £4, U10 free). Teas, coffees & biscuits provided (small donation requested), but no bar. BYO alcohol if you wish. Exeter Ceilidhs is a season of ceilidhs / barn dances featuring local bands and callers. See www.exeterceilidhs.net for full details. Contact: Jeremy on 07969 297633, email contact@exeterceilidhs.net.

NEW Tuesday 31 March 2020 7.30pm - The Ciderhouse Rebellion - Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT
Whitehouse Sessions brings an exciting new duo to Ashburton Arts. Violinist Adam Summerhayes and master accordionist Murray Grainger present their debut album 'Untold'. "Gorgeous stuff" says BBC Radio 3 of this unique three track 50 minute improvisation recorded live in a single take. Live performances on the album tour will be a mix of pure, magical, improvisation alongside the duo's take on traditional folk tunes (particularly from the North-East) and their own original material. “Grainger’s accordion with Summerhayes’s fiddle is especially beautiful” (Songlines). Adam Summerhayes has been described as a "Paganini of the traditional violin" (fRoots).
www.wegottickets.com/event/495959.

NEW Wednesday 1 April 2020 - Hayseed Dixie - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS (map)
Standing. The undisputed creators of the musical genre Rockgrass. Box Office 01392 667080. Full details www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/music.

NEW Friday 3 April 2020 8pm - The Trials of Cato - Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX (map)
Winner of Best Album Award at the 2019 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Originally from North Wales and Yorkshire, The Trials of Cato formed whilst living in Beirut and spent a year boiling down the roots of their sound into a hybrid of traditional influences that intrigued Lebanese audiences in the country’s biggest venues. Returning home from Beirut in the winter of 2016, they have since torn a shape very much their own into the canvas of the UK folk scene. Back in the UK, they set too performing tirelessly up and down the country, leading to BBC Radio 2’s Mark Radcliffe hailing them as “one of the real discoveries on the folk circuit in recent times.” Full details, samples etc. www.calstockarts.org.

NEW Saturday 4 April 2020 7.30pm - Spring Céilidh with Spinach for Norman - South Brent Village Hall, Station Approach TQ10 9AQ (map)
Dance your cares away with Ben van Weede (fiddle), Joel Segal (fiddle), Howard Harrison (guitar/flute), Martin Henning (bass) and caller Pam Hayes - all welcome. Reel Ale bar and nibbles available. Tickets at £8 on the door or from
artworks (Station Rd, South Brent www.artworksouthbrent.co.uk). FFI contact Eileen on 01364 73699 or email eileen.southbrentfolk@gmail.com or visit www.southbrentfolk.org.uk. One of a number of events organised throughout the year by South Brent Folk to support folk music in the South Brent area, including the annual South Brent Folk Day on Saturday 4 July 2020 and the Annual ‘Twixt’ Ceilidh on Sunday 27 December 2020 with ‘Buttoned up’. See: www.southbrentfolk.org.uk.

NEW Sunday 5 April 2020 - Jackie Oates & John Spiers - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS (map)
Multi award winning contemporary folk duo Jackie Oates and John Spiers meld together their love of English traditional folk tunes and songs with their voices and acoustic instruments, resulting in a fresh sound that is uplifting, joyful and poignant. John and Jackie, already admiring of each others’ work, met through the vibrant folk scene of Oxford and its surrounding villages, after Jackie moved to the area in 2011. They began playing music together shortly after, through regular appearances at Nettlebed Folk Club, special festival sets, a live set for BBC Radio 3 and Johns contribution to Jackie’s 7th album ‘The Joy of Living‘. Jackie and John are looking forward to introducing their new music to audiences beyond Oxfordshire and recording a full length album during early 2020. Box Office 01392 667080. Full details www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/music.

NEW Monday 6 April 2020 7.30pm - Feast of Fiddles - Exeter Corn Exchange, George St, Exeter EX1 1BU (map)
Feast of Fiddles was born in Nettlebed on Valentine’s Day 1994 as a one off special concert. Since then the band has done 26 spring tours, 25 festivals and has 7 CDs to its name. Not bad for a bunch of old folk-rockers! This is a group of friends that puts on a show of huge dynamic range performed with passion, joy and a liberal dose of fun: Fiddlers Peter Knight (Gigspanner, Steeleye Span), Chris Leslie (Fairport Convention), Brian McNeill (Battlefield Band), Ian Cutler (Bully Wee), Tom Leary (Lindisfarne) and Garry Blakeley (Band of Two) add the large range of fiddle playing styles to the back-line of guitars, keyboards, sax and accordion – all held together by legendary drummer Dave Mattacks. Full details, bookings etc. www.exetercornexchange.co.uk/whats-on.

NEW Tuesday 7 April 2020 7.30pm - Calan - St Mary the Virgin, Abbotsbury, Newton Abbot TQ12 2ND
We’re delighted to welcome Welsh folk supergroup Calan with their trademark brand of high-energy routines,verve and raw excitement. Already voted ‘Best Band’ at the inaugural Wales Folk Awards (2019) and ‘Best International Band’ at France’s gigantic Lorient Festival (often thought of as the World Cup of folk music!), they arrive with us fresh from a barnstorming tour of the USA. This brand new show includes numbers from their 6th and latest studio album. Expect stunning playing, beautiful songs and soaring harmonies...with added virtuoso step dancing! Check them out at www.calan-band.com then come and help us raise the roof. Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

NEW Thursday 9 April 2020 7.30pm - The Askew Sisters - Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT
‘Gifted multi-instrumentalists, singers and writers’
Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2. ‘Beautiful, uncanny and subtly political songs’ 
The Guardian. ‘This mixture of the homegrown and the exotic, the old and the new, is revealing. It helps to explain just why the Askew Sisters are one of the most refreshing and exciting acts in folk music, and why Enclosure is set to be one of the albums of the year’ 
Folk Radio UK. Details www.wegottickets.com/event/496420.

NEW 9-11 April 2020 - Mad Dog Mcrea's Gypsy Caravan Weekender - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS (map)
Mad Dog Mcrea are pleased to announce the headliners for their inaugural Gypsy Caravan Weekender. Thursday sees sassy alt rock/grunge pop band Hands Off Gretel headline, Friday sees a return to Exeter Phoenix for high-energy, fiddle leading, footstompin’ Noble Jacks and Saturday will be headlined by none other than Mad Dog Mcrea themselves. Box Office 01392 667080. Full details www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/music.

NEW Friday 10 April 2020 7.30pm - India Electric Co. - Beehive Arts Centre, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ
Album Launch Tour. We are delighted to welcome back Joe and Cole to the Beehive, their hometown venue! This eagerly anticipated show will be their only Devon gig to launch the new album. Sure to be another sell out so get your tickets early. Sometimes folk, sometimes not, India Electric Co. use traditional instruments in contemporary styles to explore diverse themes from Eastern Europe, Irish traditions and modern urban alienation to end up with something “quirky and glittery – a veritable musical magpie’s nest.” – BBC Radio 3. Box office 01404 384050. Full details www.beehivehoniton.co.uk.

NEW Friday 17 April 2020 7.30pm - Belinda O'Hooley: Inversions Tour - St Lawrence Chapel, St Lawrence Lane, Ashburton TQ13 7DD (map)
‘Inversions’ showcases Belinda’s abilities as a composer and pianist with many of the piano pieces inspired by the songs and tunes her father inherited from a long line of male musicians in the hills of the West coast of rural Ireland. With the passing of her father in 2017, Belinda; the first woman to be handed the tradition, has found the freedom to express the music of her ancestors in her very own, unconventional way, evolving and migrating into something you could describe as an inversion: a reversal of the norm. The venue is 700+ years old and in a narrow lane with very restricted parking. Please use the Town Centre car park (free after 6pm). The venue is a couple of minutes walk. For disabled access, please contact Ian Pickvance iin advance to make arrangements. Details www.wegottickets.com/event/494667. All profits from this event go to Macmillan Cancer Support.

NEW Friday 17 April 2020 8pm - Geoff Lakeman & Rob Murch - Church House, South Tawton, nr Okehampton EX20 2LQ (map)
The “ Titan of Twang “ and the “ Concertina Crooner” team up in a dynamic new duo. Geoff Lakeman teases English and Irish folk, Americana and jazz songs out of his vintage duet concertina. Rob Murch brings the “ wow factor” to the banjo, with his unique, punchy fingerstyle playing. Both live on Dartmoor, so it was inevitable they’d gang-up musically. Expect self-written and West Country songs, rattling folk tunes and foot-stomping ragtime and cakewalk riffs. Rob’s percussive finger-ballet up and down the fret board of his 100 year-old instrument is mesmerising. He’s revered throughout the UK for his long-time work with the renowned Dartmoor Pixie Band and The Watch trio. Tickets £10.
Call 01837 840775 or email andrew@frangleton.co.uk.

NEW Friday 17 April 2020 - Rebecca Loebe - Matthews Hall, Fore St, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HF
Rebecca celebrates the 10-year anniversary of her breakthrough album “Mystery Prize.” On this intimate, acoustic concert tour she’ll re-visit songs and stories from the album that spent ten weeks on the Americana Top 40 chart and launched her international touring career with a European record deal and an invitation to appear on the first season of NBC’s “The Voice.” Full details see https://twiggsgigs.wordpress.com.

NEW Saturday 18 April 2020 8pm - Steve Knightley - Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX (map)
Pass Notes – The stories behind the songs. Following the success of last year’s intimate one man show, Steve’s latest outing is intended for anyone fascinated by the art and craft of song writing. Exploring his extensive back catalogue and introducing unheard, new material he explores the themes and stories that inspire him and shows how music and words can become lyrics and chords and notes can meld to create songs that acquire a life of their own! www.calstockarts.org.

NEW Saturday 18 April 2020 8pm - The Strawbs Acoustic: 50th Anniversary Tour - The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot, Liskeard (map)
The Acoustic Strawbs of the 21st century consist of the founder, constant guiding force, originator and lead vocalist Dave Cousins, described by Rolling Stone Magazine as the best Dylan influenced songwriter to come out of the UK. Alongside him longtime band members lead guitarist Dave Lambert and the astonishingly versatile Chas Cronk, who together formed the front line of the classic 1970s Strawbs. www.carnglaze.com.

NEW Saturday 18 April 2020 7.30pm - Millbrook Folk Club: Harbottle & Jonas  - Village Hall, The Parade, Millbrook PL10 1AX
details tba

NEW Saturday 18 April 2020 8pm - Sarah Yeo - Bridge Inn, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0QQ (map)
Top Devonian singer songwriter Sarah Yeo's CD releases to date have racked up amazing reviews from the leading critics in the Country Folk Americana world. “ Beautiful Voice” BBC Introducing.“A touch of Mary Chapin Carpenter and Miranda Lambert. Silky smooth. Her raw emotion pours out”  RnR Magazine. Details www.wegottickets.com/event/495813.

NEW Saturday 18 April 2020 7.30pm - Joglaresa: The Enchantress of Seville - St Mary's Church, High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN
Totnes Early Music Society: A welcome return for one of our most popular ensembles! Joglaresa explore the roots of Iberian song - from the motets from the convent of Las Huelgas, and Arab-Andalusian ballads, to Judeo-Spanish romanzas. With medieval and traditional instruments from Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Joglaresa perform songs, kept alive through centuries of tradition - a colourful and timeless kaleidoscope of Occident and Orient connecting the Occident to the Orient, and the 11th to the 21st century. Full details www.totnesearlymusic.org.

NEW Saturday 18 April 2020 7.30pm - Zulu Tradition - Lympstone Village Hall, School Hill, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5JY (map)
NEW Sunday 19 April 2020 3.30pm - Zulu Tradition - Parish Hall, Bary Lane, Cheriton Fitzpaine, Crediton EX17 4BB
Zulu Tradition is rekindling the spark of Zulu culture and heritage through song, dance, and drums. Imagine a youthful, mixed gender Ladysmith Black Mambazo with high-energy dance! Zulu Tradition is a company of genuine young Zulu singers and dancers who deliver a heady mix of traditional African harmonies and high-energy, athletic dance – all traditionally costumed – and supported by drum-rhythms. Their stage shows are exciting, enthralling and hugely entertaining and they attract enthusiastic audiences.
Ticketing see www.villagesinaction.co.uk.

NEW Sunday 19 April 2020 - Faustus - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS (map)
Playing music for our times, Faustus take traditional English music, rip it up, put it together again and move it on. A vigorous rhythmic impetus and rock/prog rock influence propels the sound into the here and now and a range of instruments deployed in unconventional ways gives a unique texture, depth and variety to the band’s sound. Driving rhythms on bouzouki and guitar are reinforced by the melodeon, fiddle, oboe and cor anglais, creating arrangements that are intriguing and subtle, boisterous or punchy. Setting the band apart are the distinctive individual voices of Benji Kirkpatrick, Paul Sartin and Saul Rose. Their close harmonies are faultless and well-crafted and all three members trade lead vocals to great effect. Box Office 01392 667080. Full details www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/music.

NEW Sunday 19 April 2020 8pm - Gigspanner Big Band - Matthews Hall, Topsham EX3 0HF (map)
A unique force in British folk music. Their high-energy, virtuosic performances appeal equally to traditionalists and to those looking for something more experimental, and they have garnered praise from publications as varied as fRoots, The Telegraph and The Wire, where they were described as ‘melodically folk-rooted yet open and innovative beyond the constraints of genre’. Beginning life as a trio - with fiddle player Peter Knight being joined by percussionist Sacha Trochet and guitarist Roger Flack - the line-up has been expanded to form the Gigspanner Big Band, with acclaimed multi-instrumental duo Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin - BBC Folk Awards 'Best Duo') and Bellowhead co-founder and melodeon player extraordinaire, John Spiers, joining the fray. As collaborations go, it doesn't get much more mouth-watering than this. www.gigspanner.com. £20 adv, £22 door, tickets available at www.topshamfolkclub.org.

NEW Sunday 19 April 2020 7.30pm - Steve Knightley - Barnfield Theatre, Exeter EX1 1SN (map)
Rearranged from Saturday
29 February
Pass Notes – The stories behind the songs. Following the success of last year’s intimate one man show, Steve’s latest outing is intended for anyone fascinated by the art and craft of song writing. Exploring his extensive back catalogue and introducing unheard, new material he explores the themes and stories that inspire him and shows how music and words can become lyrics and chords and notes can meld to create songs that acquire a life of their own! www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk/steve-knightley-pass-notes.

NEW Thursday 16 April 2020 7.30pm - Sarah McQuaid - Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton TQ13 7DT
Her award-winning musicianship, distinctive chocolatey vocals and mastery of the songwriting craft have led reviewers to describe Sarah McQuaid as a “triple threat”. Add to that a warm, charismatic stage presence, five critically acclaimed solo albums and a battery of instruments including acoustic and electric guitars, drum and piano — and you’ve got a one-woman powerhouse who defies categorisation because there simply isn’t anyone else out there quite like her. Not to be missed! Details www.wegottickets.com/event/493447.

NEW Saturday 25 April 2020 7.30pm - Cara Dillon - The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth TQ6 9ND (map)
Cara Dillon, one of the most outstanding performers on the UK folk scene, continues the Folk at the Flavel series. Born in County Derry, Cara has risen to be one of the finest exponents of Irish song as well as, with husband and musical partner Sam Lakeman, steering an eclectic musical path combining the traditional with the contemporary. She has won countless awards and accolades including “Album of the Year” at the BBC Radio 2 folk awards, the Meteor Music award for “Best Irish Female”, and Tatler’s “Woman of the Year in Music”. This will be Cara’s third appearance at the Flavel following two sold out shows ion 2015 and 2017. www.theflavel.org.uk, tel. 01803 839530.

NEW Saturday 25 April 2020 8pm - Exeter Ceilidh: with Mischief and Mayhem - Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UE
Caller:
Gill Spence. Entry £8, (U16 £4, U10 free). Teas, coffees & biscuits provided (small donation requested), but no bar. BYO alcohol if you wish. Exeter Ceilidhs is a season of ceilidhs / barn dances featuring local bands and callers. See www.exeterceilidhs.net for full details. Contact: Jeremy on 07969 297633, email contact@exeterceilidhs.net.

NEW Sunday 26 April 2020 - Refuge: Tobias ben Jacob with John Elliott - St James' Church Hall, Mount Pleasant Road, Stoke Hill, Exeter EX4 7AH (map)
The Refuge album and tour project from songwriter Tobias Ben-Jacob (Jacob & Drinkwater) sees him team up with producer and multi- instrumentalist John Elliott (The Little Unsaid) for a song-centred gig that weaves in acoustic and electronic sounds, samples, field recordings, interviews, collaborations and co-writes. The tour aims to shed light on the ongoing refugee crisis. The opening set will be a solo performance from each artist. Full details see https://twiggsgigs.wordpress.com.

NEW Wednesday 29 April 2020 8pm - Brooks Williams with Aaron Catlow - Barrel House, 59 High St, Totnes TQ9 5PB (map)
Work My Claim Tour. Brought to you by The Whitehouse Sessions, much loved Americana, blues and folk singer-songwriter and guitarist Brookes Williams is celebrating 30 years on the road by touring with a new album of favourite songs from his back catalogue, Work My Claim. On stage at the Barrel House Brooks will be accompanied by master fiddle player Aaron Catlow. More details www.wegottickets.com/event/495553.

NEW Saturday 2 May 2020 - Anthony John Clarke - Reading Room, Kingston, Kingsbridge TQ7 4QE (map)
Call 01548 810806 for full details. Support: Silvington. £10 adv, £12 door.

NEW 2/3 May 2020 - Brixham Pirate Festival
Pirates, shanties, sea songs and more www.brixhampirates.com.

tbc Sunday 3 May 2020 7.30pm - Miranda Sykes - St Mary the Virgin, Abbotsbury, Newton Abbot TQ12 2ND
details tba Building on the success of her Borrowed Places tour, Miranda is back with a completely new project: Behind The Wall. Where Borrowed Places opened a window into the past, explaining where she had been, physically & spiritually, Behind The Wall is a roller coaster ride exploring where we are going; Miranda, you, me, all of us. What does it mean to be human today, living in our communities and societies and where will our actions lead us? Powerful and hard-hitting but also poignant and beautiful, this show gives us all a chance to reflect and maybe even empower us. www.mirandasykes.com.
Tickets and info 01803 875527. www.wegottickets.com/worldunlimited. Full details, programme, samples etc. www.worldunlimited.co.uk.

NEW Monday 4 May 2020 8pm - The Simon & Garfunkel Story - Exeter Corn Exchange, George St, Exeter EX1 1BU (map)
Direct from its success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a sold out worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed! "Fantastic” - Elaine Paige, BBC Radio 2. Full details, bookings etc. www.exetercornexchange.co.uk/whats-on.

NEW Wednesday 6 May 2020 7.30pm - Sam Sweeney - Pavilions Teignmouth, The Den, Teignmouth TQ14 8BG
BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019 Musician Of The Year nominee. Sam and his new band are putting something into English music that has never been there before. This album has the swagger and groove of traditional English music with the huge sound, flare, energy and festival spirit of bands coming out of the Celtic and Scandinavian music scenes. Sam is a veteran of the mighty Bellowhead, former artistic director of the National Folk Youth Ensemble, founder member of the acclaimed instrumental trio Leveret, and a superb instrumentalist at the forefront of the revival in English traditional music. Full details www.pavilionsteignmouth.org.uk.

NEW Thursday 7 May 2020 - The Red Hot Chilli Pipers - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS (map)
Standing, but a few balcony seats are still available. There has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their formation in 2002 and a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with the Darkness to opening the main stage in their own right in 2014. The past fifteen years has seen the Red Hot Chilli Pipers become the most famous bagpipe band on the planet..ever! Bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show that carries its own health warning. The bands achievements have reached incredible heights with their groundbreaking fusion of traditional Scottish music and rock/pop Anthems which they proudly call “Bagrock”. The Red Hot Chilli Pipers are a genuinely unique experience. Box Office 01392 667080. Full details www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/music.

NEW Friday 8 May 2020 7.30pm - Show of Hands - Exeter Cathedral
On sale soon. 'Sea and Stone' - Show of Hands band reunites for four amazing shows in May 2020: "We couldn't resist returning to some of our favourite venues from the Cathedrals Tour!". Following an overwhelmingly positive audience reaction to the Autumn tour, this May ‘Show of Hands are returning with a special Spring preview to four of the most iconic and atmospheric venues on the touring circuit (Minack Theatre; Exeter, Wells & Salisbury Cathedrals). The four piece line-up will be presenting specially arranged, stripped back or reworked versions of many of the bands classic tracks. Steve, Phil, Miranda and Cormac will also feature material from the critically acclaimed album ’Battlefield Dancefloor’ as well as the famous ‘Duos’ opening set. www.showofhands.co.uk.

NEW Friday/Saturday 8/9 May 2020 8pm - Cara Dillon - Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX (map)
This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over twenty years. She has (according to Mojo magazine) “quite possibly the world’s most beautiful female voice”. Alongside a selection of favourites from her previous releases, Cara will be performing material from her latest album “Wanderer”, a collection of beautiful and moving songs recorded in an intimate setting with her husband and musical partner Sam Lakeman. Every note and word is sung with a passion and confidence earned through a life of experience singing traditional songs. Legions of fans will attest to their impassioned performances with Cara’s warm and natural stage presence something to savour. www.calstockarts.org.

NEW Saturday 9 May 2020 8pm - Edgelarks: "Out Of The Ordinary II" - The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot, Liskeard (map)
Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin) embark on another tour of the unusual and adventurous. Combining exquisite folk with influences as diverse as blues, Indian classical, and beatboxing, the BBC Folk Award winners are taking their show to some equally special places. The pair take their strong roots sound, mixing original songwriting with stomping beatbox harmonica, soaring fiddle and vocal harmonies, running wilder with each repeat play. www.carnglaze.com.

NEW Saturday 9 May 2020 - Davis Lindley Mullan - Abbotskerswell Village Hall, Slade Lane, nr Newton Abbot TQ12 5YF (map)
DLM are Andrew Cresswell Davis guitar, ukelele and vocals, Clare Lindley violin, guitar, ukelele and vocals, and Brian Mullan cello and vocals. They employ a number of styles in their repertoire reflecting a desire to entertain audiences of all ages and musical tastes. A typical DLM set list will contain original material and some carefully chosen covers. Clare Lindley learned classical viola at school and joined Stackridge in 2009. In addition to his work as freelance concert cellist, Brian Mullan has recorded for radio and television and has been involved in projects over a wide range of musical styles. Support: Mutter Slater (front man and flute player for 70’s cult band Stackridge) playing stripped down RnB with Clive Ashley on saxophone. Doors 7pm. DJ Dave. Real ale, cider & wine. Tickets £12.50. 01626 363640. mikewebb1420@btinternet.com.

NEW Friday 15 May 2020 7.30pm - Ninebarrow - St Michael’s Church, Shute, Axminster
Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning folk duo, entertaining audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Combining breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, they deliver songs and stories inspired by the landscape and history of the British Isles. An evening with the duo isn’t just a concert with superb music – it’s also a night of folklore and storytelling at its very best. Ticketing see www.villagesinaction.co.uk.

NEW 15-17 May 2020 - Dart Music Festival - Dartmouth
Mostly free, largely outdoor, many types of music www.dartmusicfestival.co.uk.

NEW Sunday 17 May 2020 7.30pm - Julie July Band: The Fotheringay Tour 2020 - Barnfield Theatre, Exeter EX1 1SN (map)
The British folk-rock group have built a substantial reputation with reinterpretations and arrangements of the work of singer-songwriter Sandy Denny. The Fotheringay Tour 2020 features new songs to the repertoire from 1970 Album;- ‘Pond and the Stream, Nothing More, The Sea, The Way I Feel, Winter Winds, Late November, Gypsy Davey plus some old favourites. The band will also include tracks from their own self-penned Album ‘Lady of the First Light’ Inspired by Sandy’s work and the wider folk, rock and blues movements of the Sixties and Seventies. British Folk Rock at its best!
www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk/the-fotheringay-tour.

NEW Friday 22 May 2020 8pm - Gallery Bar Special: Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll - Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX (map)
details tba Free entry, informal atmosphere, donations to the band please. Full details, samples etc.
www.calstockarts.org.

NEW Saturday 23 May 2020 - Songwriters Circle with Tennyson's Twin - St Katherine’s Priory, St Katherine’s Road, Exeter EX4 7JY
Songwriters Circle www.circletour.co.uk is Greg Hancock and Alex Seel who round off their UK tour with a home gig for Greg in Exeter hosted by Twigg’s Gigs. For this Songriters Circle Greg and Alex will be joined by Tennyson’s Twin - the performance name of Sarah Hayes, who moved from Somerset to Cornwall some years ago. Sarah plays both keyboards and guitar which adds another dimension to the music on offer and her deeply emotionally charged songs contrast beautifully with the other performers. Sarah has a new album that has been long anticipated. She will be performing songs from the new album and from earlier. www.tennysonstwin.co.uk. Full details see https://twiggsgigs.wordpress.com.

NEW Saturday/Sunday 23/24 May 2020 10am-4pm - Green Man Event - Mount Edgcumbe
The giant figure of the Green Man returns to Mount Edgcumbe as a centre piece looming over the event sitting on his throne of leaves and bark – he will be presiding over stalls, entertainment (including Harbottle & Jonas), refreshments and lots of activities. Entry to the event is free of charge- all day parking £5 per vehicle. www.mountedgcumbe.gov.uk.

NEW Saturday 30 May 2020 - Carus Thompson - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS (map)
Australian folk-rock songwriter and storyteller Carus Thompson returns to the UK to launch his seventh studio album, recorded in Dartmoor, with Mercury nominated producer Sean Lakeman. Thompson moved his family to Dartmoor to write and record with a new approach that delved further down the folk path, spurred by his connection with good friend and folk-star Seth Lakeman. Thompson has opened for Seth on four UK tours across the years. Box Office 01392 667080. Full details www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/music.

NEW Sunday 31 May 2020 8pm - Lau Unplugged - Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX (map)
For the first time in over a decade, Lau present an entirely acoustic tour. The pioneering Scottish folk trio has always experimented with sound and form; the results have been complex and thrilling. Already acknowledged as phenomenal live performers, Lau arrived at a new creative peak with 2019’s Midnight and Closedown. Their 2020 Unplugged concert tour sees traditional music’s most celebrated innovators strip away their banks of electronics, loops and wild effects. The trio of Kris Drever (guitar, vocals), Martin Green (accordion) and Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle) feel drawn to a more raw and plain-speaking aesthetic. The approach is subtler, less about spectacle, more about close listening. In brash and polarised political times, here is the poetry of real instruments and considerate music making. Full details, samples etc. www.calstockarts.org.

NEW Saturday 30 May 2020 8pm - Exeter Ceilidh: with Stick the Fiddle - Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UE
Caller:
Jeremy Child. Entry £8, (U16 £4, U10 free). Teas, coffees & biscuits provided (small donation requested), but no bar. BYO alcohol if you wish. Exeter Ceilidhs is a season of ceilidhs / barn dances featuring local bands and callers. See www.exeterceilidhs.net for full details. Contact: Jeremy on 07969 297633, email contact@exeterceilidhs.net.

NEW Friday 5 June 2020 - Jim Causley - Boniface Centre, Church Lane, Crediton EX17 2AH
details tba Saint Boniface Day concert.
www.jimcausley.co.uk.

NEW Tuesday 9 June 2020 7.30pm - Fairport Convention - The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth TQ6 9ND (map)
Folk at the Flavel are proud to welcome to the Flavel the band credited with launching folk rock in the UK and one of the most iconic bands of any genre, Fairport Convention. Fairport have been entertaining music lovers for over half a century but one thing has remained the same - their passion for performance. Their performance will present a mix of long-established Fairport favourites and some surprises from albums old and new including their latest album ‘Shuffle & Go’, released in February 2020. The band features the long established line up of founding member Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg (celebrating his fiftieth year in Fairport), Ric Sanders, Chris Leslie and Gerry Conway. "Stuffing their set with a surprising amount of new material, Fairport are still clearly having fun and brought the house down." The Guardian. www.theflavel.org.uk, tel. 01803 839530.

NEW Friday 12 June 2020 8pm - Granny's Attic - Church House, South Tawton, nr Okehampton EX20 2LQ (map)
Granny’s Attic are a fantastic folk trio who play the tradition with verve, energy and their own inimitable style. These three young men are all exceptional musicians and fine singers and play English traditional and original music. Formed in 2009, they have since played at clubs and festivals up and down the country, and have been heralded for their lively performances and maturity beyond their years in their delivery and selection of traditional songs.
Call 01837 840775 or email andrew@frangleton.co.uk.

NEW 12-14 June 2020 - Craft Festival - Bovey Tracey
tba Music includes... www.craftfestival.co.uk.

NEW Saturday 13 June 2020 7.30pm - Phil Beer - Beehive Arts Centre, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ
So Much to Choose From 2020 Tour. "At the time of writing this (August 2019) I will have been busily engaged in finishing a large number of recordings to make up a definitive Box Set of songs and music encapsulating everything I do or have done in the last 40 years. There will be archive material as well as copious new recordings all in one package. The solo shows for 2020, which will be the last time I undertake such a large number of performances, will reflect this body of work. In addition, there will be a solo album entirely featuring instruments built by the late David Oddy. Very old songs, very new songs. So much to choose from after all this time.. " Phil. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk.

NEW Saturday 13 June 2020 - The Kit Hillbillies - Calstock Hall, The Quay, Calstock PL18 9QA (map)
Old-timey, good-timey bluegrass. With rousing vocal harmonies that smuggle in some highly inappropriate local references. We love classic old-time songs like Man of Constant Sorrow, and In the Jailhouse Now; and the rattling instrumental drive of Duelling Banjos and Foggy Mountain Breakdown. Tasting notes: vigorous, expressive and unvarnished, with a crisp percussive finish. Think Betty Stogs rather than Harvey’s Bristol Cream. www.calstockhall.com.

NEW 16-20 June 2020 - This Land - Theatre Royal, Plymouth
With text by Nick Stimson and songs written and performed by Seth Lakeman. Theatre Royal Plymouth's first ever international community production. This Land is an epic theatrical event marking the 400 year anniversary of the Mayflower’s journey and its impact upon arrival in America. Created and performed by 120 citizens of Plymouth, UK and 30 members of the Native American Wampanoag Tribe from Massachusetts, USA, This Land is the story of what happened then and what it means to us now. Witness the making of history with this unique and vital piece of theatre, which brings together communities from both sides of the Atlantic. www.theatreroyal.com.

NEW Friday 19 June 2020 7.30pm - Keith James: Concert for a Changing World - Pavilions Teignmouth, The Den, Teignmouth TQ14 8BG
Anthems of vision, hope and change. Words that reverberate with the tenacity of human spirit in these current times of brooding disquiet, fractured societies and civil unrest. Songs that have changed history and moved millions of people to do things they never thought possible. Included in this concert are songs by Joan Baez, Labi Siffre, Nina Simone, Cat Stevens, Billy Holiday, Woody Guthrie, Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Billy Bragg, Leonard Cohen and many more… Full details www.pavilionsteignmouth.org.uk.

NEW Monday 22 June 2020 - An Evening with Jim Causley - 1922 Social Club, Church St, Sidmouth EX10 8LY
possibly not a public event
East Devon Grecians Supporters. More than simply a folk-singer, multi award winning singer-songwriter and musician Jim Causley is an all-round entertainer and his ‘Evening with’ concerts give a full night of beautiful singing, moving ballads, hilarious ditties and everything in between. Drawing equally from traditional repertoire, modern songs as well as his own compositions and settings of poems by his relative, the celebrated Cornish poet Charles Causley. All accompanied on piano and various accordions and served with a gurt dollop of Westcountry humour, an evening with Jim is an evening not to be missed! www.jimcausley.co.uk.

NEW Saturday 27 June 2020 8pm - Exeter Ceilidh: with Amber Fire - Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UE
Caller:
Chris Jewell. Entry £8, (U16 £4, U10 free). Teas, coffees & biscuits provided (small donation requested), but no bar. BYO alcohol if you wish. Exeter Ceilidhs is a season of ceilidhs / barn dances featuring local bands and callers. See www.exeterceilidhs.net for full details. Contact: Jeremy on 07969 297633, email contact@exeterceilidhs.net.

NEW Saturday 4 July 2020 - 9th Annual South Brent Folk Day
With singing; music; dancing; workshops; and concerts in the Old School Community Centre, and a headline evening concert in the Village Hall
with guests Martin Carthy and Harbottle & Jonas.
For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. Awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2014, he has had trailblazing musical partnerships with, amongst others, Steeleye Span, Dave Swarbrick, Norma Waterson (his award-winning wife) and his daughter Eliza Carthy which have resulted in more than 40 albums. He’s a ballad singer, a ground-breaking guitarist and an authoritative interpreter of contemporary material and his settings of traditional songs with guitar, have influenced a generation of artists on both sides of the Atlantic including Bob Dylan and Paul Simon.
Harbottle & Jonas is a dynamic Devon (now South Brent) duo becoming increasingly popular at clubs and festivals up and down the country. Dave and Freya are partners in life and music who combine the rich traditions of folk music with original songwriting and contemporary interpretations as demonstrated on their fourth and most ambitious album, ‘The Sea Is My Brother’, which has a maritime theme maintained across political, historical, and personal stories and songs. They blend their closely intertwined vocal harmonies with concertina, harmonium, banjo, cittern, stomp box and acoustic guitar accompaniment.
The annual Folk Day is one of a number of events organised throughout the year by South Brent Folk to support folk music in the South Brent area; still to come are an Autumn Ceilidh with ‘Mooncoin Ceilidh Band on Saturday 17 October 2020 and the Annual ‘Twixt’ Ceilidh on Sunday 27 December 2020 with ‘Buttoned up’.
See:
www.southbrentfolk.org.uk and Facebook: www.facebook.com/SouthBrentFolkDay.

NEW Saturday 4 July 2020 8pm - Luna the Harp - The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot, Liskeard (map)
Nothing quite compares to the magical sound of the harp. Don’t miss this opportunity to be mesmerised and enchanted in the unique candlelit setting of the underground crystal clear blue lake! Based in mid-Cornwall, Alison Presswell performs as a solo harpist at concerts, weddings, public events and private functions. She also is a singer/harpist with folk trio Fable, & co-founder of Singalong, a singing for wellbeing community group. In addition to a wide range of traditional, popular and classical songs, her repertoire also includes several haunting self-penned compositions. www.carnglaze.com.

NEW 31 July - 7 August 2020 - Sidmouth Folk Festival
First line-up announcements. Super early bird tickets available. Sign up for regular e-newsletters at www.sidmouthfolkfestival.co.uk.

21-23 August 2020 - Escot Park near Exeter
Tickets on sale now. Ticket prices and capacity are the same as 2019.
www.beautifuldays.org.

NEW Thursday 3 September 2020 7.30pm - Martin Simpson - The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth TQ6 9ND (map)
details tba

NEW Thursday 10 September 2020 - An Evening with Jim Causley - Totnes Folk Song Club, Dartmouth Inn, 28 Warland, Totnes TQ9 5EL (map)
More than simply a folk-singer, multi award winning singer-songwriter and musician Jim Causley is an all-round entertainer and his ‘Evening with’ concerts give a full night of beautiful singing, moving ballads, hilarious ditties and everything in between. Drawing equally from traditional repertoire, modern songs as well as his own compositions and settings of poems by his relative, the celebrated Cornish poet Charles Causley. All accompanied on piano and various accordions and served with a gurt dollop of Westcountry humour, an evening with Jim is an evening not to be missed! www.jimcausley.co.uk.
Contact: Andy Clarke 01803 732312.

NEW Friday 18 September 2020 7.30pm - Steve Knightley - Pavilions Teignmouth, The Den, Teignmouth TQ14 8BG
Pass Notes – The stories behind the songs. Following the success of last year’s intimate one man show, Steve’s latest outing is intended for anyone fascinated by the art and craft of song writing. Exploring his extensive back catalogue and introducing unheard, new material he explores the themes and stories that inspire him and shows how music and words can become lyrics and chords and notes can meld to create songs that acquire a life of their own! www.pavilionsteignmouth.org.uk.

NEW Saturday 17 October 2020 7.30pm - Autumn Céilidh with The Mooncoin Ceilidh Band - South Brent Village Hall, Station Approach TQ10 9AQ (map)
details tba www.southbrentfolk.org.uk. One of a number of events organised throughout the year by South Brent Folk to support folk music in the South Brent area.

tbc Sunday 6 December 2020 - A Causley Christmas - Folk on the Moor, Westward Inn, Lee Mill, Ivybridge PL21 9EE (map)
Join Jim Causley in celebrating the Christmas season as he entertains you with lesser known carols from the West Country and around the British Isles. Jim takes you for a journey through Christmas past that will be guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit! 'A natural gift for entertainment’ The Guardian.
Further information / reserve seat: www.moorfolk.co.uk.

NEW Wednesday 16 December 2020 - Belshazzar's Feast - Reading Room, Kingston, Kingsbridge TQ7 4QE (map)
Their final Christmas tour, with seasonal material. £15 adv, £18 door. Support: Silvington. Call 01548 810806 for full details.

NEW Sunday 27 December 2019 7.30pm - Twixt Christmas and New Year Céilidh with Buttoned Up - South Brent Village Hall, Station Approach TQ10 9AQ (map)
details tba www.southbrentfolk.org.uk. One of a number of events organised throughout the year by South Brent Folk to support folk music in the South Brent area.

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