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SEPTEMBER AT THE BICTON INN
The Bicton Inn - Exmouth
FREE HOUSE
Saturday 1st September 5pm
Ponchartrain
Don’t miss this amazing Bristol based band who’ll be playing an all acoustic set of ‘vintage Americana’. 
They have a real 40s and 50s vibe of honky-tonk, rockabilly, Cajun and blues. The band comprises front
man Paul Godden with Jean Godden on fiddle, Joe Allan on upright bass, and Stig Manley on mandolin and
guitar. Paul has had a notable musical career backing and supporting legends such as Sonny Terry and
Brownie McGhee, etc., has toured and recorded with Van Morrison and appears on two of his albums.

Sunday 2nd September 5pm
Nine Pound Catfish
Nine Pound Catfish are Graham Butterfield and Ian Gardner on guitars, mandolin, banjo and vocals with
Jane Gardner singing and playing washboard, bells, hooters, whistles and spoons. The trio are of a high
musical standard but their music is full of fun and whimsy when they perform a mixture of hokum, ragtime
blues and old country music, mainly from the twenties and thirties.

Sunday 2nd September 9pm
The Exmouth Shanty Men and Friends
The famous Exmouth Shanty Men are playing host to the The Lost Quays, a shanty group all the way from
Australia. Both groups will be coming to the Bicton for an after show chill out which is bound to include lots
of impromptu shanty singing. They would love you to join them for an evening of fun and musical spectacle.

Thursday 6th September 8.30
Bicton Session Night
An evening of impromptu acoustic folk music performed by a throng of talented musicians. The session will
include lots of jolly jigs, polkas, waltzes, reels and airs performed on a variety of acoustic instruments. If
you sing or play come along and join in.

Friday 7th September 9pm
Derek Hampson
Talented singer/songwriter Derek Hampson will be performing some of his own evocative and inspirational
songs featuring charismatic vocal and 12 string guitar. Derek claims his songs are inspired by almost
anything even peanuts. If you like something a bit different you’ll love this.

Saturday 8th September 5pm
Livvy Hylton-Smith & John McLoughlin
You are guaranteed to be impressed by this amazing duo comprising charismatic singer Livvy Hylton-Smith
and versatile keyboard player John Mcloughlin when they make their debut at the Bicton today. They will be
performing a varied selection of songs from the 70s to the present day.

Sunday 9th September 4pm
Musical Spectacular in aid of British Lung Foundation
Alison Brockbank landlady and Organ Donor stalwart Steve Gazzard invite you to join them for a marathon 7
hours of fabulous live music performed by Exmouth’s top musical talent. The event marks the end of the
National Transplant Awareness Week and will raise funds for The British Lung Foundation. The artists
donating their time and talent are:

4pm    Robo Lees
5pm    Martin Weller
6pm    Nigel Challis
7pm    Guy Somerfield
8pm    Sara Corser
9pm    Becky Brooks
10pm  Martin Nichols

There will also be a fun scratch card game with cash prizes and an auction as well as bucket collections.
Please come along, enjoy the music and support this very worthy cause.

Thursday 13th September 8.30pm
Open Mic Night
Enjoy 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 15th September 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 16th September 5pm
Pea Green Boat
Pea Green Boat is a duo from Exeter comprised of lead vocalist Joe O’Neill and guitarist/backing vocalist
Roger Heathers. The two play a range of acoustic music in a similar song writing tradition to seminal
musicians of the 1960s/70s, incorporating close two-part harmonies and bygone melodies.

Thursday 20th September 8.30pm
Open 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 22nd September 5pm
Guy Somefield
Popular singer/songwriter Guy Somerfield performs unique renditions of covers and original songs featuring
strident vocal, vibrant 12 string guitar and harmonica playing. Guy will be playing a mix of folk, rock and pop
ballads together with some of his own brilliant songs.

Sunday 23rd September 5pm
Nigel Challis
Talented singer/guitarist Nigel Challis is a highly accomplished and 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 performing a varied selection of very chilled out
country/folk/blues classics.

Sunday 23rd September 8.30pm
Exmouth Irish Session
Irish musician Fanchea McKinley invites you to enjoy an evening of lively and evocative music from the
Emerald Isle when she hosts her regular Sunday night 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 27th September 8.30
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 29th September 5pm
Fallen Cedars
Fallen Cedars are: Nuala - lead vocals, Mike - lead guitar, Mark - rhythm guitar, Adie - bass and Jacky -
Percussion. The band is from the edge of Dartmoor and were created from a diverse range of musical
backgrounds and creative wishes. They play original songs and a few obscure covers. Their music is
uplifting, languid, lilting and melodic; a sound of indie folk mixed with lounge; acoustic and electric. Fallen
Cedars influences include bands such as The Waifs, The Staves and First Aid Kit.

Sunday 30tth September 5pm
Tim Royce & Steve Songi
Craftsman guitar playing complemented by smoky vocals, Tim and Steve stamp their original sound onto a
huge repertoire of music ranging from 60s & 70s rock and pop, 50’s rock 'n' roll, country, and jukebox
favourites through to stompin' 20s & 30s jazz, jive and blues classics.