Harberton Folk

What's On at the Bicton Inn in Exmouth - July 2019


The Bicton Inn at 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU has a regular monthly music programme (of various genres). See below.

July at The Bicton Inn

Thursday 4th July 8.30pm
Bicton Folk Session
Enjoy an evening of lively, foot-tapping music when local musicians get together for an open acoustic session featuring accordions, violins, guitars, banjos, mandolins, pipes, bodhrans etc. Anyone can come and join in, lead a tune or just enjoy listening to the amazing sound created by the performers. The session usually includes lots of jigs, reels, polkas, airs and shanties, but anything can happen!

Saturday 6th July 5pm
Music on Saturday
Enjoy 2 hours of live music when a local artist showcases their musical prowess for your entertainment. Artist to be announced.

Sunday 7th July 5pm
Fire Exit
An afternoon of traditional jazz in the company of talented jazz stalwarts Martin Nichols, Bob King, Charlie Hernshaw and Paul Barnham who will be performing a selection of beautiful, chilled jazz standards.

Thursday 11th July 8.0pm
Open Mic
An evening of music from anyone who would like to come along and perform in this relaxed atmosphere. The monthly event has so far included a wide range of musical genres and given exposure to some very talented musicians, poets and singers. If you have a musical talent, you donít have to book a place, just come along and play.

Saturday 13th July 5pm
Joe Whibley and Robert Garbett
Singer songwriter Robert Garbett and guitar virtuoso Joe Whibley join forces to bring you an afternoon of fine music featuring a selection of interesting covers along with some very impressive originals. Both artists have many years of experience writing and performing so you can expect a very polished show.

Sunday 14h July 5pm
Tim Royce and Steve Songi
Acoustic guitar & vocals plus double bass - country, folk, blues and ballads - mellow to rocking. Tim and Steve stamp their own unique sound onto a huge repertoire ranging from Elvis to Elton, James Taylor to Jimi, Simon & Garfunkel to the Stones, Nick Drake to Dylan, and loads more too numerous to fit in here... Why be anywhere else?

Sunday 14h July 8pm
Exmouth Irish Session
Irish musician Fanchea McKinley invites you to an evening of lively and evocative music from the Emerald Isle when she hosts a session featuring singers and musicians from all over Devon. If you sing or play, come and join in. All abilities are welcome. Itís a great night to meet up with people with Irish roots too.

Thursday 18h July 8.30pm
Folk and Indie Open Night
An open session featuring acoustic music performed by anyone who would like to come along to sing or play. Hosted by Exmouthís favourite balladeer Becky Brooks, anyone can join in the fun, perform solo or as part of the group. All abilities welcome

Friday 19h July 8.30pm
Hello Vera and Guests
Introducing an exciting new collaboration between talented young singer Livvy Hylton-Smith and pro-guitarist Bob King. The duo will be opening their songbook of 20th century classics, with songs like Weíll meet Again, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Cry me a River, to contemporary pieces by artists such as Gloria Gaynor, Duffy and Amy Winehouse. Livvyís sensational voice combines perfectly with Bobís intricate jazz guitar playing to bring a new twist to all time favourites. The duo will be joined by some of their talented musical friends.

Saturday 20h July 12 noon
A Walk on the Moon Street Party
Everyone is welcome to join in a fun packed street party in Bicton Street, Exmouth, to commemorate manís first steps on the moon.
The day will feature fun activities for children and adults, including workshops, competitions and games, lots of live music and a DJ. Drinks and street food will also be available.

Live artists include:
Steve Graham
Dave Ward and Sara Corser
Beacon School Choir
Joe Whibley and Jacob Hillman
Exmouth Shanty Men
Reefs of Moonshine
The Residentís Band (Bob & Edd King & David Gwilliam)
DJ Mesmanic
Air Head

Sunday 21st July 5pm
Nigel Challis
Nigel is a highly accomplished guitarist and a master of country/folk finger style. He has performed at numerous festivals and venues throughout the South West to rapturous applause. Today Nigel will be performing a selection of popular songs including country, folk and blues classics.

Thursday 25th July 8.30pm
Bicton Folk Night
Exmouth Shanty Man Derek Brooks hosts a traditional folk night, when a varied selection of singers, musicians and poets perform individually and as a group. If you sing or play why not come along and join in the session? Otherwise enjoy listening to a selection of varied and lively traditional acoustic music.

Saturday 27th July 5pm
Reefs of Moonshine
Enjoy an afternoon of very chilled music in the company of acoustic duo Reefs of Moonshine. Lisaís angelic voice is beautifully complemented by Nickís intricate guitar playing to create a very polished sound. The duo will perform their own arrangements of popular melodic songs....drawn from the worlds of folk, country and soul music.

Sunday 28th July 5pm
Sara Corser & Dave Ward
Two of the Bictonís favourites bring you an afternoon of popular songs covering a wide range of musical genres from folk to rock, reggae to pop. Saraís powerful voice is perfectly complimented by Daveís rousing guitar and vocals when the duo put their unique twist on some all time favourites from the 60s to the present day.

What's On at the Bicton Inn in Exmouth
The full and varied music and events programme for the Bicton Inn can be found at www.bictoninn.co.uk (and www.harbertonfolk.co.uk/bictoninn.htm).