Live Music

Beach bar returns to Princesshay for summer

Princesshay will see its pop-up Mojito Beach bar return this summer from 26th May to 29th August in Princesshay Square.

Complete with real sand, thatched umbrellas, cocktails and mocktails, palm trees, live music and table tennis, visitors to Princesshay will find a holiday atmosphere in the heart of Exeter this summer.

New for this year is the addition of a click and collect takeaway food service in partnership with participating restaurants within Princesshay including Coal Kitchen, Lucianos, Margoux, Meat 59, Nandos, Slim Chicken, Wagamama and YO! Sushi. Simply scan...

Pure Queen Live in Concert @ Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Pure Queen Live in Concert @ Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Event Date: 
22/07/2022 - 8:00pm
Sheldon Open Air Theatre, Sheldon Retreat, Sheldon Lane, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter, EX6 7YT

Friday 22nd July 2022

We are excited to welcome Pure Queen back to our theatre for the third time this summer: a tribute show to Queen and Freddie Mercury featuring classic hits, authentically reproduced with an explosive performance that will make you rock! Mark has been captivating audiences around the UK and abroad with his award winning tribute act with the full live band experience of Pure Queen.

Having endlessly studied the live shows, Mark recreates the very essence of Freddie's stage charisma making him the number one Freddie Mercury impersonator - a...

baskery back in the UK

Swedish Sister Power trio to play Exeter

Event Date: 
23/10/2021 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

No stage too big nor too small, the sister trio has toured Europe and the US extensively since the start in 2008.

They’ve supported artists such as Seth Lakeman, Brandi Carlile, Gary Clark Jr and Lucas Nelson, and the band was handpicked by Robbie Williams as support and special guests for his “Let me entertain you tour” in Europe 2015.

Baskery is on the line up for Glastonbury 2020, a much welcome return since their first performance back in 2009 was a hit.

This high voltage trio are known for their energetic live shows, unique sound and musicianship, crowned with...

St Thomas Story Tours

St Thomas Story Tours

Event Date: 
05/09/2020 - 10:45am to 13/09/2020 - 3:30pm
Starting at Emmanuel Hall, St Thomas

St Thomas Story Tours by Theatre Alibi – 5th – 13th September 2020

Last October Theatre Alibi held the brilliant St Thomas Exhibition at Emmanuel Hall when there were over a thousand visits. A lot has changed since then. In May they were going to put on a show based on the wonderful stories they’d heard at the exhibition. Although that’s been postponed until next year, they didn’t want to leave it at that. So, come to ST THOMAS STORY TOURS a free gentle walk around St Thomas, starting from Emmanuel Hall, and stopping along the way to hear stories and listen to songs about St...

Peter Knight's Gigspanner Big Band

Peter Knight's Gigspanner Big Band "Natural Invention" Album Release Tour

Event Date: 
19/04/2020 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Matthews Hall, 90a Fore St. Topsham, Exeter. EX3 0HF. Tickets: 01392 875332

"They don't play together often, but when they do it's spectacular" 5***** R2 Magazine

The Gigspanner Big Band are a unique force in British folk music.

Their high-energy, virtuosic performances appeal equally to traditionalists and to those looking for something more experimental, and they have garnered praise from publications as varied as fRoots, The Telegraph and The Wire, where they were described as ‘melodically folk-rooted yet open and innovative beyond the constraints of genre’

Beginning life as a trio - with former Steeleye Span fiddle player Knight being...

Willy Porter Photo by Matthew Bushey

Willy Porter Plays The Bridge Inn Topsham

Event Date: 
22/10/2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
The Bridge Inn, Bridge Hill, Topsham, EX3 0QQ

American musician Willy Porter has been turning first time listeners into die-hard fans for more than two decades. Willy blurs the line between indie-folk and rock with his searing signature finger-picking guitar sound, absorbing lyrics, and playful, high-energy live performance style. He has shared world stages with music icons Jeff Beck, Tori Amos, and Paul Simon, carving out a successful solo career as an artist who makes music that resonates long after the last guitar chord fades. Equally accomplished as a guitarist, singer, and songwriter, his songs weave a universal perspective about...

Down to the Wire : Singer Songwriter evening

Event Date: 
03/09/2019 - 8:00pm
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our monthly singer songwriting evening is back after our summer break!

Join us for a great night of music from some of the areas singer songwriters. Down To The Wire is a chilled out evening of live music with five performances of all original music.

Come support Exeter's local music scene and join us for this monthly event.

Henry Bellairs Charlie Louise Hannah Ruby Matt Palmer National Pastime

Reserve you're free tickets here.

Miranda Sykes /Photo Rex Preston Photography

Miranda Sykes Comes to Exeter Folk Club

Event Date: 
13/09/2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Victoria Park Tennis Club, Exeter, EX2 4NX

Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with ‘Show of Hands’ returns in 2019 with a new album and UK tour. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she will be touring solo as she started out: One woman, one bass, and one guitar.

Building on the success of her Borrowed Places tour, Miranda Sykes is back with a completely new project: Her new album ‘Behind The Wall’ Where Borrowed Places opened a window into the past, explaining where she had been, physically and spiritually,...

Exeter Street Arts Festival

Event Date: 
24/08/2019 - 10:00am to 11:45pm
Exeter Phoenix

EXETER STREET ARTS FESTIVAL 2019 IS HERE! Transforming the heart of the city into a celebration of street art for all on Sat 24 August 10am – late! #exestreetarts #festival #devon

With a reputation for quality and diversity, this year’s event is set to rock the streets of the city with a free celebration of music, dance and arts throughout the day and a flamboyant after-party at Exeter Phoenix as the night falls. #ExeStreetArts hits 2019 with a line up bigger and better than ever! Taking place in various areas of the city, it’s free to attend from 10am - 7pm.

We’ll be...

Greg Hancock, Em Marshall and Ben Morgan-Brown take it to The Bridge on June 1st

Three songwriters take it to The Bridge

Event Date: 
01/06/2019 - 7:30pm
The Bridge Inn, Bridge Hill, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0QQ

Greg Hancock, Em Marshall and Ben Morgan-Brown are all Devon-based singer songwriters, each with a unique style and very different influences. And they are good friends. Greg and Ben first met doing open mics in and around the Exeter area. Ben also used to work in a guitar shop which is where he met Em Marshall, as a customer. It was later that he found out that Em was the partner of Tim Jones who he now writes and performs with. The first time the three of them met in the same room was in Exeter at Ben's wedding in November last year as Greg and Em both knew Ben, but hadn't yet met each...