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This weeks events Saturday 11 August to Saturday 18 August

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Saturday 11 August
Steve Graham - The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU. 5.00pm. Go to Bicton Inn website

All the way from sunny Beer, talented & popular singer/guitarist Steve Graham has been entertaining audiences throughout East Devon over many years. Today this charismatic artist will be performing some vibrant renditions of popular folk, pop and rock classics from the 60s through to the present day.

41st Dartmoor Folk Festival
Regular events 2nd Saturday
SONG - Open night Shammick Acoustic - Closed this week for Combe Martin carnival
Sunday 12 August
The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU. Go to Bicton Inn website

The Crow Puppets - 5.00pm
Crow Puppets are a Devon based female duo who perform beautiful folk featuring tender lyrics, close harmonies and a variety of acoustic instruments. Since forming in 2012, they have received massive acclaim performing extensively at venues and festivals throughout the UK. Their original songs have also featured on radio stations in Britain, Europe and America.

Exmouth Irish Session - 8.30pm. 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.

41st Dartmoor Folk Festival
Monday 13 August
 
Tuesday 14 August
 
Wednesday 15 August
 
Thursday 16 August
Unplugged Open Mic Night - The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU 8.30pm. Go to Bicton Inn website
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.
Alex Hart - B-Bar, Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NJ - 8.30pm - admission £2.00 Free with a B-Card - Telephone 01752 242021 or visit website or FaceBook for more information. A special solo show from much sought-after local country singer
Regular events 3rd Thursday
DANCE - Crewkerne Folk Dance Club (Somerset)
Friday 17 August
Beautiful Days Festival
Regular events 3rd Friday
Saturday 18 August
Reefs of Moonshine - The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU 5.00pm. Go to Bicton Inn website

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.

Chris Hoban - St Pancras Church, Widecombe in the Moor - 7.30pm. Tickets £10.00 Contact Daf Edwards email or telephone 07957 280129 for details
One of the leading songwriters in the folk tradition in the South West and enjoying a growing reputation as a solo performer and multi-instrumentalist, accompanying himself on guitar, piano accordion, mandocello or 'cello. He also makes regular appearances in folk clubs and festivals with the West Country folk musicians Steve Knightley, Phil Beer, Miranda Sykes, Jim Causley, Geoff Lakeman, Phil Henry & Hannah Martin. He regularly writes songs for Show of Hands - Katrina, The Old Lych Way, The Lily and the Rose, for example - has featured on a number of their albums and joined them on their recent autumn tour, “Sanctuary”, performing in the cathedrals of Britain. This show includes a section called "1918" which is a series of songs (some of which have been recorded by Show of Hands, Miranda Sykes and others) telling untold stories from the Great War, many of them with local connections. Chris performs up to a dozen songs intermingled with stories and anecdotes. He will be supported and in some instances backed by the Widecombe Singers!
Beautiful Days Festival