Tag: ilfracombe

… sod that; read this.

RIGHT, I was writing my first post in ages when……. It wasn’t going well. I’m sharing this computer with an eight year old girl who watches Barbie videos on YouTube. Not professional videos but videos of grown up women playing

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Rosco Levee & Southern Slide country/blues/rock from Kent

Opening the Sunwest Festival on Friday night Rosco Levee, regular visitors to N. Devon from their base in Kent. I first heard of this band via a friend of mine from Ilfracombe. Leigh Wigg is a huge supporter of this

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Introducing Mango Factory from Bristol

Introducing Mango Factory Eight piece funk/soul/blues band from Bristol Sunwest is one of three festivals of music and real ale / real cider that take place in Ilfracombe at the Landmark Theatre. The festivals attract top quality acts from the

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Introducing Canyon Ryde – Country rock from way out west (well Devon anyway)

Introducing – Canyon Ryde Devon folk/rock with an American accent So, I’ve been doing this blog for a while now and attracting pretty impressive numbers of people to the site. Well over two thousand people will have read something here during

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Digital Natives introspective artsy rock from Ilfracombe

Introducing Digital Natives from Ilfracombe I keep saying there is a lot of talent in Ilfracombe. I’ll tell you something as well; this can cause problems when you want to see a band but there are often two or three

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Breaks Collective – Devon based hip-hop with a twist.

Introducing The Breaks Collective Hip-Hop with a twist, from Devon OK, a bit of background here. I don’t usually like hip-hop. When I set up the GUBIC competition I honestly assumed and expected that all the bands would be, broadly

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North Devon community radio seeks local unsigned artists

The Voice North Devon seeks local unsigned bands planning a gig (or gigs) to spotlight the new FM switch on For some time now local North Devon radio station The Voice has championed the local live music scene and features live sessions

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Kiera Osment – far too young to be this good

Kiera Osment – musical prodigy from Barnstaple Hailing from the small town of Barnstaple, in North Devon, this young girl has a voice that is frankly stunning even if she was a mature and established singer. On top of that

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Live gig reviews – Landmark Beer Festival 2013

Review of the Landmark Beer Festival 2013 3rd – 6th May The Landmark Pavilion Ilfracombe The Landmark beer festival is an annual event that takes place at Ilfracombe’s iconic Landmark Theatre. The bands perform in the Pavilion; a 250 capacity circular venue

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Open mic nights at the Sandpiper Inn, Ilfracombe

Open Mic at the Sandpiper Inn Ilfracombe Every Thursday from 8.30 pm – 11.30 pm The Sandpiper Inn, in Ilfracombe is now hosting a regular open mic night in their upstairs function room. Hosted by the band Psylum, with Harvey

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