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This weeks events Saturday 20 July to Saturday 27 July

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Saturday 20 July

Oggle Band 
Pilton Green Man Festival
2.45pm till 3.30pm

Rakes Adrift 
Sunset Festival at Westward Ho!
7.15pm - 8.15pm. 

A Walk on the Moon Street Party
The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU
12 noon
Go to Bicton Inn website for more information
Everyone is welcome to join in a fun packed street party in Bicton Street, Exmouth, to commemorate man’s first steps on the moon.
The day will feature fun activities for children and adults, including workshops, competitions and games, lots of live music and a DJ. Drinks and street food will also be available.

Live artists include:
Steve Graham
Dave Ward and Sara Corser
Beacon School Choir
Joe Whibley and Jacob Hillman
Exmouth Shanty Men
Reefs of Moonshine
The Resident’s Band (Bob & Edd King & David Gwilliam)
DJ Mesmanic
Air Head

James Hickman and Dan Cassidy
The Alice Cross Centre, 1 -3 Bitton Park Road, Teignmouth, TQ14 9BT
8.00pm
Admission £10.00. For information and to reserve seats contact Hugh telephone 01626 775517 or email
This virtuoso duo create a unique sound that flows from the connection between British and American folk, bursting with all the humour, heartbreak and excitement of these genres. James Hickman's emotive vocals, driving guitar and lively English wit are complemented by Dan Cassidy's virtuosic fiddling, bone-dry irony and American drawl. Dan Cassidy (brother of the late Eva Cassidy) grew up in Maryland, but is now based in Iceland. James Hickman grew up in Shropshire on a diet of folk and bluegrass, and now tours internationally with Uiscedwr. Previous winners of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, expect a dynamic and unforgettable transatlantic journey from these rising stars.


Chagstock Festival
Sunday 21 July
Nigel Challis
The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU
5.00pm.
Go to Bicton Inn website for more information
Nigel is 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.
The Ruggle Regatta Rescheduled from 9 June
Rugglestone Inn, Widecombe in the Moor, TQ13 7TF
Free event.
Line-up: Skylark; The Old Gaffers; Wild Goose; The Widecombe Singers; Ravens Return; Banned from the Moor; Newton Bushell Morris.
Maddy and the Chaps
Ashcoombe Village Fete
From 1.00pm
Country, Folk and Celtic Sounds
Regular events 3rd Sunday
SONG - Topsham Folk Song Club - FREE feature spot. An hour with Paul Downes and Warwick Downes joining
forces with concertina supremo Martyn Bradley.
The Globe Hotel, Fore Street, Topsham EX3 0HR
8.00pm
SONG - Folk on the Moor - Reg Meuross
Westward Inn, Lee Mill, Ivybridge PL21 9EE
7.45pm
£10.00 Book by email
The 2019 "Soloist of the Year" award at Folking.com further confirms Reg's status as an outstanding singer/songwriter, who produces deeply meaningful, highly moving songs and accompanies them on guitar with captivating melodies. Protest songs, love songs, historical story songs and social comment are all part of his extensive repertoire. 
Monday 22 July
 
Regular events 4th Monday
Tuesday 23 July
 
Regular events 4th Tuesday
DANCE - Isca Allemanders Square Dance Club
SONG - Shape Note Singing in Ipplepen
Wednesday 24 July
 
Regular events 4th Wednesday
DANCE - Gittisham Folk Dance Club - Chris Toyne - Colin Andrews     
SONG - Lympstone Folk, Roots and Acoustic
Thursday 25 July
Bicton Folk Night
The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU
8.30pm.
Go to Bicton Inn website for more information
Exmouth Shanty Man Derek Brooks hosts a traditional folk night, when a varied selection of singers, musicians and poets perform individually and as a group. If you sing or play why not come along and join in the session? Otherwise enjoy listening to a selection of varied and lively traditional acoustic music.

Hat Fitz & Cara
Calstock Hall, The Quay, Calstock, PL18 9QA
Doors 7.30pm Show 8.00pm.
Tickets £10.00 from the Limekiln Gallery, Calstock Post Office or website or £12.00 on the door
Hat Fitz is a veteran wild man of the blues scene in Australia. Cara draws on her soul background, and although blessed with a sensational voice she was not content to be labelled as ‘just a singer’. She has taken to drumming duties as well as washboards, flute and tin whistle, sometimes all at once.

 

Tipitina
Otterton Mill, Otterton, nr Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7HG
Tickets £15.00 (price covers the music only).
Pre-booking required. Food served 6.00pm to 7.30pm, music starts at 8.00pm. To book, telephone 01395 568521 - website
Another return visit to the Mill from this wonderful trio. Their music is a life-enhancing blend of swing, boogie woogie, jive and blues in the New Orleans tradition. Championed by BBC Radio 2’s Paul Jones, the band had us dancing in the aisles on previous visits. “Vocalist Debbie Jones is as sultry as a night downtown, Justin Randall’s piano boogies like there’s no tomorrow... Glorious”(The Mail).
Regular events 4th Thursday
DANCE - Crewkerne Folk Dance Club (Somerset)
DANCE - Newton Poppleford American Square Dance Basic and Mainstream levels
SONG - Teignmouth Folk Club - Five Finger Eddie
Friday 26 July
The Countrymen Gallery Bar Special
Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lane, Calstock PL18 9QX
Doors and bar 7.00pm - start 8.00pm
Free entry, informal atmosphere, donations to the band please. Go to website for more information
The Countrymen return with their unique brand of Cornish folk-rock harmony. Since their last appearance with us, they’ve played the Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth Week with The Wurzels, Looe Saves the Day, as well as appearances on BBC Radio Cornwall and BBC Spotlight. Plus there’s a new CD in the can. This event is part of Calstock Heritage Weekend, so this is the time to visit the village if you like steamboats, folk music, Morris dancing, sea shanties and drinking and lazing on the quay, hopefully in the sun! 
Saturday 27 July
Pirates of St Piran
Calstock Hall, The Quay, Calstock, PL18 9QA
Music from 7.30pm.
Tickets £8.00 from  Calstock Box Office, Gunnislake Post Office, The Lime Kiln Gallery or website or £10.00 on the door.
These swashbuckling pirates will be singing shanties and telling us about the ways of priates, there might even be a sword fight or two! Great uplifting entertainment as part of the heritage weekend. Come along and join in.
Reefs of Moonshine
The Bicton Inn 5 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU
5.00pm.
Go to Bicton Inn website for more information
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.
Spooky Men's Chorale with special guests the Glorious Chorus
Civic Hall, High Street, Totnes TQ9 5SF
7.30pm
Tickets £22.00 and £18.00 concessions Available from website
The manchoir emerged blinking-eyed from the Blue Mountains of New South Wales 15 years ago and, armed with no more than their impressively cavernous vocal chords, a nice line in deadpan, improbable facial hair and an ill-matched set of hats, have been gleefully wooing audiences throughout Australia, NZ and the UK ever since. Brandishing a shiny brand new CD Welcome to The Second Half, the magnificent, craggy ensemblage of heavenly singing male bodies return to the UK in 2019, ever more comfortable with their whimsical humour and musical breadth – a winning spectrum of Georgian songs, pindrop-beautiful ballads, highly inappropriate covers and immaculate man anthems. Acclaimed a capella choir Glorious Chorus will be supporting.
Regular events 4th Saturday

SONG - Shammick Acoustic - Helen North

Tickets are £9.00 if bought in advance through WeGotTickets or, if you’re in Combe Martin, at The Pack o’ Cards or Pets’ Pantry, both in High Street, or for £10.00 at the door (with a £2.00 discount for members of Shammick Acoustic).  They may also be reserved by ringing Tom & Barbara Brown on 01271 882366.