Big night of exuberant folk music in Seaton

18:30 15 August 2012

Gadjo from Barcelona

Gadjo from Barcelona

Archant

Gadjo will be performing at Jurassic Folk Summer Special, on Wednesday, August 22, at the Grove, Seaton, 7.45pm.

They have been based in Barcelona for nine years. The leader, if there is such a thing in this pulsing commune, is Fraggle, vocals and accordion, from England, as is Sam, clarinet, saxes from Devon, Emma, saxes, flute from Norfolk, and George, double bass, trumpet, vocals from Somerset/Devon.

Then we have Paul, euphonium, trumpet, harmonica from Maryland, USA, Xabi, guitar, banjo, vocals from the Basque country, France, and Jerry, percussion, vocals from La Plata, Argentina, and everybody sings in their own tongue when so inspired.

They are undoubtedly one of the most exciting bands anywhere, both to the ear and to the eye, combining serious musical ability with humour and irrepressible joie de vivre.

Advance price tickets at £7 are available from www.eastdevonfolk.org or 01297 20064.

Peter Arnold

0 comments

Other Entertainment Stories

11:00
Peter Gill

The droll comedy of Bob Newhart and the biting satire of Tom Lehrer are being celebrated in a show at Topsham’s Matthews Hall at 7.30pm on Saturday, May 7.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30
Exmouth Choral Society

Exmouth Choral Society’s next concert is coming up this weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
Star Wars themed day at World of Country Life

Want to meet Darth Vader? Shake hands with Chewbacca? Get light saber training from a Jedi? Or get arrested by Stormtroopers?

Read more
Wed, 18:30
Town criers arrive on The Strand as the West Country Traditions Day gets into gear. Photo: Paul Strange.

This year’s Exmouth Festival – which runs from Friday, May 27, to Sunday, June 5 – will be longer and spread much more around the town than in previous years.

Read more
Wed, 18:30
Playing cards at Sidmouth Museum

The members of Sidmouth Canasta group have decided not to take a summer break.

Read more
Wed, 18:30

The perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon?

Read more
Wed, 15:30
Honiton Community Theatre Company's production of Twelfth Night.Lauren Craig and Val Lloyd.

Some are born great and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Read more
Tue, 18:30
Chicken Slacks

There’s a three-day cider festival with live music coming up at the Feathers Hotel in Budleigh Salterton.

Read more
Tue, 18:30
Emmanuel Bach

The Isca Ensemble South West, under its regular musical director Roger Hendy, welcomes the return to Sidmouth of the extremely talented young violinist, Emmanuel Bach as soloist for its spring concert in the parish church on Saturday, April 30, at 7.30pm.

Read more
Tue, 18:30
Conjunto Gringo.

An octet of talented musicians will be playing Cuban and other Latin numbers in Honiton, this weekend.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read Entertainment

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications