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Gig Guide Live Listings Our selection of noteworthy gigs taking place in December & January. Weds 05 Dec Plymouth CAFE ACOUSTICA B-Bar, The Barbican, 8.30pm, £free. Our fortnightly showcase of unplugged talent, hosted by singer-songwriter Jessie Mullen.

Thurs 06 Dec Exeter LIVE MUSIC AT THE PICTURE HOUSE Exeter Picturehouse, 8.30pm, £free. Guests Hannah Partridge, Tea Horse, Ollie Bowern & Rosie Eade. Liskeard BLUE ON BLACK Barley Sheaf, Church St, 9pm, £free. Weapons grade, ol skool R&B Truro LIVE BANDS Bunters Bar, Little Castle St, 9pm, £free. Showcasing some of the best local musicians, see www.buntersbar.co.uk for more details.

KATZ First & Last, 10 Church St, 6pm-8pm, £free

Palladium Club, Lower Gunstone, £tbc. Exeter SOUTH WEST LIVE, Angel Bar, 32 Wed 12 Dec Queen Street, 9pm, £free. Boasting Plymouth some of the best up-&-coming & already CAFÉ ACOUSTICA B-Bar, Barbican well established bands in the South West. £free, 9pm. Fortnightly showcase Expect a lively atmosphere Funk/Ska/ of unplugged talent, hosted by Jessie Blues/Acoustic in fact anything goes. Mullen. YES SIR BOSS, Exeter Phoenix, 8.30pm, £10. The brass-heavy funk Thurs 13 Dec and ska band are signed to Joss Stone’s Stoned Records and release their debut Exeter album this autumn. With support from GREAT CYNICS Cavern, Queen Hey Moonshaker St, 7pm, £5. Last seen supporting We Are The Ocean. Alternative Press said “If Plymouth THIRST 4 LIVE Thirst, Vauxhall St, you love Against Me!-style anthems and Jawbreaker-esque storytelling—but you 9pm, £2 from 11pm. Truro know, British—then Don’t Need Much isn’t going to leave your headphones for B-SIDE Bunters Bar, Little Castle weeks. Support from OK Pilot, Caves and St, 9pm, £free. Showcasing some of the best local musicians, see www. Bad Wolf.. buntersbar.co.uk for more details. LIVE MUSIC AT THE PICTURE HOUSE Exeter Picturehouse, Sat 15 Dec 8.30pm, £free. The Labatinis, Jade McKenzie, Jess Brown & Cross Border. Bideford Falmouth AUCTION FOR THE PROMISE

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Sun 16 Dec Bideford THE FLAMIN RATRODS Palladium Club, Lower Gunstone, £tbc Rockabilly - record label signing launch Plymouth HAMER & ISAACS GYPSY SWING BAND Millbridge Inn, Stoke, 6pm8pm, £free

Mon 17 Dec Exeter CLEPTO Cavern, Queen St, 8pm, £3. This band is straight from the Deserts! Riding in on the Camels back from Riyadh Saudi Arabia these 4 hoodlums Indulged in Punk Rock out of boredom.

Wed 19 Dec Exeter SHERPAS SINGLE RELEASE PARTY Cavern, Queen St, 8pm, £4. The Sherpas bring you their first single with a headline show, supported by Pupils & Rapha Ghetti Plymouth CAFE ACOUSTICA B-Bar, The Barbican, 8.30pm, £free. Fortnightly showcase of unplugged talent, hosted by singer-songwriter Jessie Mullen.

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Bideford IFUNK Palladium Club, Lower Gunstone, £tbc. Funk/soul covers Gwithian WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR Sandsifter, Gwithian, £3 A side project of the acclaimed Cornish singer / songwriter Ruarri Joseph. With a sound loosely described as alt-country, William The Conqueror make music for the love of making music. Ruarri said: “William the Conqueror is what happens when you do what you love for a living but work so hard to make that living that you start to resent it. It’s an outlet for all the ideas that never get the space to blossom because needs must.” Plymouth THIRST 4 LIVE Thirst, Vauxhall St, 9pm, £2 from 11pm Truro B-SIDE Bunters Bar, Little Castle St, 9pm, £free. Weekly indie night with bands and DJ’s. Bideford GANG OF THIEVES Palladium Club, Lower Gunstone, £tbc. Rock covers Plymouth FREE CUBA PARTY AND IN THE FLESH B-Bar, The Barbican, 10pm, £free. Latin tunes and cocktails with our resident DJ playing the best in salsa, merengue, bachata, son and more HATED TIL PROVEN The Fortescue, Mutley Plain, 7.30pm, £2. Fast ska infused punk from T.N.S records are playing at the Punx Xmas Party.Support comes from The Eriksons/51st state/Town house crew. Further info at www.facebook.com/ awol_southwestgigs

THE WIRELESS Black Jacks, The Barbican, 10pm-12am, £free

GREAT WESTERN JAZZ COMPANY Five Degrees West 8.45pm. £free Live Jazz and Swing every week. Liskeard BLACK FRIDAY Barley Sheaf, Church St 9pm, £free Hold on to your hats! These Guys will get you bouncing into the Christmas spirit! Truro LIVE BANDS Bunters Bar, Little Castle St, 9pm, £free. Showcasing some of the best local musicians, see www.buntersbar.co.uk for more details.

Fri 14 Dec Bideford BLACK HOLE PROMOTIONS – FOUR BAND SHOWCASE

CLUB Palladium Club, Lower Gunstone, £tbc Indie night and Dj too Exeter KATZ General Buller, Cowick St, 9.15pm-11.30pm, £free Plymouth BLUE ORCHID Annabels, Vauxhall St, 8.30pm-late, £5 JOE BANMASSA Voodoo Lounge, 8pm, £3. Tribute to the great man Joe Bonamassa. SKINDRED White Rabbit, Bretonside Bus Station, 8pm, £14. A powerful mixture of ragga, punk and metal, Skindred have to be heard to be believed. With bits of dancehall, drum’n’bass and jungle thrown in for good measure, Skindred have a truly original sound.

Exeter FREAKSCENE XMAS PARTY Cavern, Queen St, 8pm, £4. Featuring The Cut Up’s Christmas Karoke, Muncie Girls, FCG, Pupils plus the best alternative djs, including Jon Shoe, Ben Cottam, Aidan and Nic. LIVE MUSIC AT THE PICTURE HOUSE Exeter Picturehouse, 8.30pm, £free. Guests Matt Stead, Simon Bish, Leo Collett, The Morrisons & A Fine Day for Sailing. Falmouth GREAT WESTERN JAZZ COMPANY Five Degrees West 8.45pm. £free Live Jazz and Swing every week. Liskeard THE BLUES BANDITS Barley Sheaf, Church St 9pm, £free. Classic R&B from this band in their 25th year together. Swifty the landlord on drums. Truro LIVE BANDS Bunters Bar, Little Castle St, 9pm, £free. Showcasing some of the best local musicians, see www.buntersbar.co.uk for more details.

Fri 21 Dec Bideford MAYBE NAKED Palladium Club, Lower Gunstone, £tbc. Rock covers Exeter MELOSA’S XMAS BASH/END OF THE WORLD PARTY The Revelry, 8pm-late, £free. Melosa - full ten piece line-up playing live for the end of the world and if that doesn’t happen we’ll celebrate Christmas instead! SOUTH WEST LIVE, Angel Bar, 32 Queen Street, 9pm, £free. Boasting some of the best up-&-coming & already well established bands in the South West. Expect a lively atmosphere Funk/Ska/ Blues/Acoustic in fact anything goes.

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247 Magazine - Dec & Jan 2013 issue - South West edition  

247 Magazine is the South West's leading free music, style, culture and listings magazine

247 Magazine - Dec & Jan 2013 issue - South West edition  

247 Magazine is the South West's leading free music, style, culture and listings magazine