Live music at The Bicton Inn

PUBLISHED: 18:26 01 May 2019

Telstar. Picture: Courtesy of band

Telstar. Picture: Courtesy of band

Courtesy of band

As always, a variety of live music and plenty of regular favourites at The Bicton Inn

Fallen Cedars. Picture: Courtesy of bandFallen Cedars. Picture: Courtesy of band

Thursday, May 2, 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. The session usually includes lots of jigs, reels, polkas, airs and shanties, but anything can happen!

Saturday, May 4, 5pm

Telstar: a vibrant young Exmouth band featuring Leah Whatmore – vocals and bass, Harry Whatmore – guitar and vocals and Joseph Gorfin – drums and vocals. Today they will be performing an unplugged session which will include highly original versions of songs by Muse, Wolf Alice, Royal Blood, Foo Fighters, The Stone Roses, Oasis, The Who, Kings Of Leon along with some of their own amazing material.

Guy Somerfield. Picture: The Bicton InnGuy Somerfield. Picture: The Bicton Inn

Sunday, May 5, 5pm

Nigel Challis: a highly accomplished guitarist and a master of country/folk finger style. He has performed at numerous festivals and venues throughout the South West to rapturous applause. Today Nigel will be performing a selection of popular songs including country, folk, and blues classics.

Thursday, May 9, 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, May 11, 5pm

Guy Somerfield: 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, May 12, 5pm

Fallen Cedars: From the edge of Dartmoor, Fallen Cedars feature a diverse range of musical backgrounds and creative skills. Their music is at times stripped bare, intimate, delicate, acoustic and at other times driving, soaring, playful and engaging. Fallen Cedars' influences range from folk to blues to Latin, blending styles and genres into their own unique mix of song and storytelling.

Sunday, May 12, 8pm

Exmouth Irish Session. Irish musician Fanchea McKinley invites you to a 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.

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