THE BICTON INN
LIVE MUSIC - FEBRUARY
Friday 1st February 8pm
John McLoughlin and Laurie Ward
A fantastic double bill featuring multi-instrumentalist/songwriter John McLoughlin and popular sing/songwriter Laurie Ward. The pair will be joined by guest musicians to bring you an evening of everything from folk and pop classics to anthemic rock and reggae along with some amazing originals.

Saturday 2nd February 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 3rd February 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 7th February 8.30pm
Bicton Session Night
An evening of impromptu acoustic folk music performed by a throng of 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.

Saturday 9th February 5pm
Devonbird
Devonbird promise a lively session featuring original songs and rousing traditional jigs and reels. Through their songs Devonbird will tell you the tales of Devonshire witches, highwaymen, shipwrecks, murder and love. Nominated for the Southwest Folk awards in 2016, Devonbird has performed to massive acclaim at numerous prestigious folk festivals throughout the UK and their music has featured on radio stations throughout the world.
Sunday 10th February 5pm
Rosie Eade
Rosie’s voice is likened to Kate Bush, Maddy Prior and Grace Slick, and her original music is inspired by the likes of The Who as much as Steeleye Span. She is equally accomplished within the acoustic-folk and old school rock genres. Her music is regularly featured  on BBC Regional Radio and she’s well known on the national festival scene having performed at Cambridge Folk Festival, Beautiful Days and Glastonbury's Avalon Cafe, to name a few.

Sunday 10th February 8.30pm
Exmouth Irish Session
Enjoy an evening of lively and evocative music from the Emerald Isle in this 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 14th February 8.30pm
Valentines Open Mic Night
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 16th February 5pm
Bolynne
New to the Bicton, duo Rob and Lucy will enchant you with their highly original interpretations of popular folk and pop ballads together with some beautiful original songs.

Sunday 17th February 5pm
Skylark
Not to be missed, Skylark’s repertoire includes uplifting arrangements of Blues, Irish, Bluegrass, Old Time American and Contemporary songs with two part harmony singing, fiddle, flute, mandolin, guitar and percussion.. They regularly perform live on local radio and appear to rapturous applause at music festivals throughout the South West.
Thurrsday 21st February 8.30pm
Becky’s Folk & Indie Open 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

Friday 22nd February 9pm
Ladies Night
A special evening showcasing some of East Devon's exceedingly talented female artists. The ladies will be performing everything from gentle folk to striving rock, from classic covers to original songs. Artists to be announced

Saturday 23rd February 5pm
Matthew North
'One Voice, One Guitar and a lot of pedals' - this talented solo artist produces a full band sound when he performs a selection of his own inspirational songs together with some interesting covers. Matthew’s music has been played on BBC 6 Music, BBC Television and he has been featured and interviewed on BBC Radio 4. Matthew is also the founder member of the bands All Living Fear & Secrets For September and is also guitarist with jazz legend Mike Westbrook

Sunday 24th February 5pm
Bicton Street Blues
Authentic rock and blues just as it sounded in the 50s and 60s. Bicton Street Blues features talented Exmouth bluesmen Dave Gwilliam and Olly Davy. Dave originally fronted popular bands including Laughing Gravy and the Fourbeats. Talented multi-instrumentalist Olly has played in a variety of well known folk and blues bands including the Junkyard Angels.

Thursday 28th February 8.30pm
Bicton Folk Night
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!
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