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

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

Thursday 28th February 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 2 March 5pm
McCreadys
No one recreates the authentic sound of American country blues quite like the McCreadys. With intricate guitar picking and deep, sultry vocals, Robbo Lees and Nick Bayes will take you on a musical journey across the southern states of the USA when they perform some well known and lesser known songs from the ‘Deep South’.

Sunday 3 March 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 7 March 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!

Friday 8 March 9pm
The Cheeseboard
Matt Harzer, Joe Whibrie and Jacob Cracker serve up an evening of their own tunes followed by a selection of the finest cheesy tunes around. Think Cliff Richard having drinks with Boney M and sharing a taxi home with Right Said Fred.

Saturday 9 March 5pm
Peter Jagger
Peter is a professional singer/songwriter who has to date had an amazing career performing, recording and touring throughout Europe since the seventies. He has played alongside artists such as Ruby Turner, The Blues Band, John Mayall, The Animals, John B Sebastian, and Hue and Cry to name a few. His music embraces a wide range of genres and his repertoire includes originals and covers from 60s folk to 80s music from Difford and Tilbrook and Elvis Costello etc.

Sunday 10 March 5pm
Martin Weller
The ever popular singer/songwriter Martin Weller needs little introduction. He has performed at numerous festivals and venues throughout the UK and abroad and has a number of successful albums to his name. Martin will be performing a selection of rock and pop classics together with some of his own amazing songs.

Thursday 14 March 8.30pm
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 don’t have to book a place, just come along and play.

Saturday 16 March 5pm
Sara Corser & Dave Ward
Two of the Bicton’s favourites bring you an evening of popular songs covering a wide range of musical genres from folk to rock, reggae to pop. Sara’s beautiful singing is perfectly complimented by Dave’s competent guitar playing when the duo perform a selection of folk, rock and indie covers.


Sunday 17 March 8.30pm
Exmouth Irish Session for Patrick's Day
Irish musician Fanchea McKinley invites you to a special St Patrick’s 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. It’s a great night to meet up with people with Irish roots too.

Thursday 21 March 8.30pm
Folk and Indie Night
An open session featuring acoustic music performed by anyone who would like to come along to sing or play. Hosted by Exmouth’s favourite balladeer Becky Brooks, anyone can join in the fun, perform solo or as part of the group. All abilities welcome

Saturday 23 March 5pm
Guy Somerfield
An afternoon featuring an eclectic mixture of music from Exmouth’s favourite troubadour. Singer/songwriter Guy Somerfield again delivers his very polished performance of songs with an original twist, ranging from gentle folk to pulsing rock and everything in-between. He will also be playing some of his own enchanting songs.

Sunday 24 March 5pm
Nigel Challis
Nigel is a highly popular musician/singer and a master of country/folk finger style guitar. He has performed at numerous festivals and venues throughout the South West to rapturous applause. Today Nigel will be playing some very chilled out country/folk/blues classics.

Thursday 28 March 8.30pm
Bicton Folk Night
Exmouth Shanty Man Derek Brooks invites you to join him for 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 30 March 5pm
Reefs of Moonshine
Enjoy an afternoon of very chilled music in the company of acoustic duo Reefs of Moonshine. Lisa’s angelic voice is beautifully complemented by Nick’s 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 31 March 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?

What's On at the Bicton Inn in Exmouth - February 2019
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).