JULY AT THE BICTON INN
The Bicton Inn - Exmouth
Saturday 30th June 5pm
It’s music all the way when some of the Bicton’s most popular musicians entertain you with almost 7 hours of live music. Including names such as Malcolm Horton, Steve Edlin, Guy Somerfield, and Derek Hampson, with many others still to be announced, this is guaranteed to be a great Saturday night out.
Sunday 1st July 5pm
Fire Exit featuring guest vocalist Jodie
If you enjoy some chilled, traditional jazz you are going to love this afternoon’s session. Talented jazz stalwarts Bob King, Charlie Hernshaw and Paul Barnham will be performing a selection of beautiful, chilled jazz standards.
Sunday 1st July 8.30pm
Irish musician Fanchea McKinley invites you to enjoy an evening of lively and evocative music from the Emerald Ilse when she hosts her regular Sunday night session featuring singers and musicians from East 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 5th July 8.30pm
Bicton Session Night
An evening of impromptu acoustic folk music performed by a selection of local 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 6th July 9pm
The Thru’penny Hoppers are a duo consisting of two highly experienced multi-instrumentalists, Yhaal House and the Bearded Gent. They have performed in bands which have toured Europe and America and supported artists such as Led Zeppelin, Peter Frampton, Dean Friedman, Weller-Frampton Captain Sensible, UK Subs, and Counterfeit. Tonight they’ll be performing a selection of originals and rock and pop classics like you’ve never heard before, on instruments including harmonium, banjo, ukulele, guitar and a lot more.
Saturday 7th July 5pm
Garry "the slide guy" Smith
Garry has been playing guitar, in various styles, for more years since childhood, progressing from picked acoustics to strangled Strats. Always rooted in Blues and Americana, he got his first resophonic guitar and it was like turning on a light. This was the musical voice he’d been looking for, for nigh on thirty years. Performing his own charismatic songs and instrumentals as well as selected covers Garry will take you on his own special musical journey.
Sunday 8th July 5pm
In addition to his slick renditions of popular covers, talented singer/songwriter Derek Hampson will be performing some of his own evocative and inspirational songs featuring vocal and12 string guitar. Derek claims his songs are inspired by almost anything, even peanuts. lf you like something a bit different you'll love this.
Thursday 12th July 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 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.
Saturday 14th July 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 15th July 5pm
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 19th July 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 21st July 5pm
This amazing young band from Exmouth, comprises Harry Whatmore guitar/vocals, Leah Whatmore vocals/bass and Joe Gorfin drums/percussion. Telstar has so far received rapturous receptions wherever they’ve appeared. Their vibrant set includes a range of numbers from the likes of The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Killers, Green Day, Blink 182, Muse and The Who.
Sunday 22nd July 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.
Thursday 26th July 5pm
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 28th July 5pm
Talented German singer/songwriter Daniela Ruettinger performs a selection of popular ballads both old and new. Her beautiful singing is perfectly complimented by her competent guitar playing when she performs a selection of folk, rock and indie covers together with some of her own brilliant songs.
Sunday 29th July 5pm
You are guaranteed to enjoy the vocal talents of young singer Tash Fardell when she performs a selection of popular contemporary songs, classic pop and folk. Tash is an artist who has honed her skills from an early age and is rapidly gaining popularity with audiences throughout the South West.