SEPTEMBER AT THE BICTON INN, EXMOUTH
Saturday 2nd September 5pm
All the way from sunny Beer, top talent singer/guitarist Steve Graham will
entertain you with his vibrant renditions of popular folk, pop and rock
classics from the 60s through to the present day.
Sunday 3rd September 5pm
Dave Ward and Malcolm Horton
An impressive double bill featuring two of Exmouth's most popular
musicians. Singer/ songwriter Malcolm Horton will perform some of his
own inspirational songs, together with popular pop classics. No one
performs anthemic rock songs quite as well as singer/guitarist Dave
Ward. You'll find yourself tapping your feet and joining in when he performs
some favourites from the 80s, 90s and 00s.
Thursday 7th September 8.30pm
Bicton Folk Session
An evening of impromptu acoustic music performed by some of East
Devon’s amazing folk musicians. The session usually includes 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.
Saturday 9th September 5pm
Musical Spectacular in aid of British Lung Foundation
To mark the end of National Transplant Awareness Week, Organ Donor
stalwart Steve Gazzard and Alison Brockbank, landlady at the Bicton Inn
are hosting an evening of amazing music with the help of their talented
The Balcony Band
The Exmouth Shanty Men
and others to be announced
Please come along, enjoy the music and support this very worthy cause.
There will be bucket collections during the event and a fun scratch card
game with cash prizes.
Sunday 10th September 5pm
New to the Bicton, 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.
Thursday 14th September 9pm
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 from classical to pop and performances
from solo singers to instrumental ensembles. So if you have a musical
talent to share please come along and join in.
Friday 15th September 9pm
Laurie Ward and Friends
Musician singer/songwriter Laurie is a talented young artist who has been
writing and performing music since he was 7 years old. His music has
featured on various radio stations, including Radio 1, and various festivals
including the Glastonbury Festival with his band Barefoot Bandid. Today
Laurie together with friends will be performing an eclecticl mix of music
from reggae to folk, raunchy rock to gentle ballads and of course some of
Laurie’s own brilliant songs.
Saturday 16th September 5pm
Talented singer/songwriter Derek Hampson returns to the Exmouth music
scene after a break of 17years when he makes his first appearance at the
Bicton Inn today. He 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.
Sunday 17th September 5pm
Most people know Joe Wibley for his skilled playing as lead guitarist with
the exuberant rock band Extractor, but this talented musician also has a
somewhat more laid back musical side. Today Joe will be putting his own
unique twist on a selection of popular and lesser known pop and rock
Thursday 21st September 8.30pm
Open Folk Session with Becky Brooks
An open session featuring folk, country and indie acoustic music hosted by
Exmouth’s favourite balladeer Becky Brooks. Anyone can come and join in
the fun, perform solo or as part of the group.
Saturday 23rd September 5pm
Popular singer/songwriter Guy will again be performing his unique
renditions of covers and original songs featuring his charismatic vocal, 12
string guitar and harmonica. Guy will be playing a mixture of folk, rock and
pop ballads together with some of his own brilliant songs.
Sunday 24th September 5pm
Abel & Eade
Prepare to be very impressed by this amazing Transatlantic collaboration
featuring Devon's very own Rosie Eade "Folk-Pixie" and Beijing-based
Americana singer-songwriter Randy Abel. The duo will be performing a
vibrant selection of melodic originals together with some very interesting
Thursday 28th September 8.30pm
Bicton Folk Night
Exmouth Shanty Man Derek Brooks invites you to join him and friends for
a traditional folk night, when a varied selection of singers and musicians
perform. If you sing or play an instrument why not come along and join in
the session? Otherwise enjoy listening to a selection of lively acoustic
music which usually includes lots of jolly jigs, reels and airs.
Saturday 30th September 5pm
Reefs of Moonshine
Enjoy the amazing sound of duo Reefs of Moonshine when Lisa’s angelic
voice is complemented by Nick’s professional guitar playing. The duo will
perform new arrangements of popular melodic songs....drawn from the
worlds of folk, country and soul music.
Sunday 1st October 5pm
Fire Exit featuring Martin Nichols
If you enjoy some chilled, traditional jazz you are going to love this
afternoon’s session. Talented Music stalwarts Bob King, Charlie
Hernshaw, Paul Barnham and guest Martin Nichols will be performing a
selection of beautiful, chilled jazz standards.