Feast of Fiddles by Jacqueline France

Feast of Fiddles - Annual Tour 2022

Event Date: 
30/03/2022 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
The Corn Exchange

What started as an idea in a folk club has become a national folk-rock institution.

Feast of Fiddles has been variously likened to a “group of geography teachers” or “Bellowhead with bus passes!” but doesn’t seem to be slowing down any. A band that puts on a show of huge dynamic range performed with passion, joy and a liberal dose of fun.

Typically, fiddlers Peter Knight (Gigspanner, Steeleye Span), Chris Leslie (Fairport Convention), Brian McNeill (Battlefield Band), Ian Cutler (Bully Wee), Tom Leary (Joe Brown Band) and Garry Blakeley (Band of Two) add the large range of...

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...

The Circus Of Horrors summer 2021

Event Date: 
03/06/2021 - 7:30am to 9:30am
Corn Exchange, Market street, EX1 1BW

The new Revamped and Rockin show will be a celebration f the 25 years and will include an amazing amalgamation of acts, driven by a rock n roll sound scape, a show that will have you on the edge of your seat when not falling off with laughter.

7.30pm (doors 6.45)

Not advisable for under 16's

Bernie & Yee-King in 2017

Volunteer and Rock Out at Retro festival for FREE

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:45am

LOVE LIVE music? Love the 80s? Then why not volunteer at Let’s Rock retro festival this summer and enjoy the event for free?

By signing up to do a four-hour shift with festival charity partner, Child Bereavement UK, selling wristbands and raffle tickets on the day, you will be able to not only help a great cause, but also enjoy the festival free of charge. Let’s Rock Exeter will take place at Powderham Castle on June 29th and will include live performances from The Human League, Billy Ocean, Belinda Carlisle and many more.

Child Bereavement UK supports families both when a...

Ferocious Dog

Ferocious Dog - Fake News and Propaganda

Event Date: 
19/04/2019 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
The Exeter Phoenix

Ferocious Dog have been described as England’s best folk-punk band, they tour relentlessly and most of their gigs are sold out. “The Celtic/folk punk act are full of energy. In true punk sensibility, it’s a set full of anger, rage, fury and takes aim at the ills of society. There’s acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and more all tied in with the more traditional punk elements. Thankfully, not all of this is at the same time and whilst there’s always six instruments being played at any one time, it never becomes overwhelming. Instead, it’s all blended together to ensure people are...

GWR boost for Lapstock

Authored by Proteus
Posted: Thu, 07/12/2018 - 7:08am

Train operating company Great Western Railway (GWR) has come to the rescue of Lapstock, the annual mid-Devon music festival by agreeing to stop trains at Lapford station for the duration of the highly popular event.

The agreement is a boost for festival organisers as access to Lapstock would have otherwise been restricted for those in the North of the county due to a prolonged closure of the A377 at Eggesford.

Festival Director, Steve Keable said: “Lapford station is on the beautiful Tarka Line from Barnstaple to Exeter and is only a couple of hundred yards from Lapford...

Scotlands Doghouse Toses, and Philadelphia's Joseph Parsons.

Event Date: 
05/05/2018 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm
The Bridge Inn, Bridge Hill, Topsham, Exeter, EX3 0QQ

‘(Paul Tasker) is one of THE guitarists of his generation” – Maverick Magazine Joseph Parsons -“Collection of fragile soul-trips” – Rolling Stone The collaboration between Scottish duo Doghouse Roses and U.S. (Philadelphia) native Joseph Parsons began in the dark corner of a smoky bar in Berlin in 2015.

There is a shared spirit of eclecticism and bold creativity in the music of both bands at the core of their work; the roots tradition of storytelling is strikingly evident, skilfully drawing on contemporary elements of rock, blues, soul and country.

Parsons has released 18...

Ferocious Dog "The Enemy Within"

Event Date: 
13/04/2018 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm
The Exeter Phoenix

During 2017 the band played slots at some of the UK’s and European favourite festivals. Headlining a few of them along the way.

They were on fire, playing to some of the largest audiences of their career including the famous Colours of Ostrava festival in the Czech Republic.

They ended the year heading back to Europe to play in Spain, Belgium and Holland. “Live experiences don’t get much better and they have the songs to go with it. Louder Than War, Guy Smallman..

Ferocious Dog are a full-on six-piece band that encompass folk infused with rock, reggae and Celtic...

Skerryvore - Celtic Rockers

Event Date: 
20/11/2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
The Exeter Phoenix

“Skerryvore are the most promising young band in Scotland today” Mick MacNeil – Simple Minds Scottish Traditional Music Live Act of the Year 2016, ‘Skerryvore,’

The exhilarating Celtic Rockers, return to England for the Autumn 2017 leg of their biannual tours of England and Wales.

The band tour worldwide, with European dates and 2 separate tours in the US in 2017. They are eager to bring their unique sound to new audiences, as well as making welcome returns to familiar venues.

The band started as a four piece with their roots on the tiny Hebridean island of Tiree....

Anathema set to play Exeter Phoenix on 29th September

Following a phenomenal set at Download Festival and the release of their top 40 album 'The Optimist' Anathema will play Exeter next month on 29th Sept at the Phoenix.

The band will be joined by be accompanied by French blackgaze pioneers Alcest.

The full UK tour is as follows with tickets on sale now.


22 – Glasgow, Garage

23 – Belfast, Limelight

24 – Dublin, The Academy

26 – Manchester, O2 Ritz

27 – Sheffield, Plug

28 – Bristol, The Marble Factory

29 – Exeter, Phoenix

30 – London, O2 Shepherd’...