Musical Events In Devon Summer 201527/04/2015
Now that the days are longer and increasingly warmer we're getting in the mood to listen to some live music,enjoying good food and locally produced cider.
Devon has a variety of small music festivals, which have incredibly loyal audiences and fantastic artists performing.
16th-18th May Dartmouth Music Festival
22nd-25th May Bude and Stratton Folk Festival
23rd-25th May Ashburton Blues Festival
30th May Lemonfest, Newton Abbot
19th-21st June Gold Coast Oceanfest, Croyde
19th-22nd June Shaldon Music Festival
20th-22nd June Teignmouth Folk Festival
30th June - 1st July Kingsbridge Music Festival
17th-18th July Chagstock, near Chagford
23rd-27th July Somersault Festival, Castle Hill, Filleigh, North Devon
31st July Sidmouth Festival
21st-23rd August Beautiful Days Festival, Escot Park near Fairmaile, Ottery St-Mary.
28th-31st August Landmark Beer and Music Festival, Ilfracombe
It's not all music at these events though, Oceanfest in North Devon which is set right on the beach in Croyde has children learning how to play beach volleyball and at the Lemonfest, in Newton Abbot, the street food market is very popular where you can find Thai, Moroccan, posh pasties and a traditional hog roast.
Just over the border into Cornwall is the Eden Project which has become which have become renowned for its "Eden Sessions". Artist like Paolo Nutini, Elton John and Paloma Faith are all set to perform there this summer.
As well as these larger events, there are numerous much smaller events and literally hundreds of pubs across Devon who welcome live music. Open Mic nights are very popular too, so bring your best singing voice and join in with us locals, we're a very welcoming bunch in Devon and might even buy you a drink.