A month of music at the Beehive

THE India Electric Co, Honiton’s own Joe and Cole, are back in their home town, at the Beehive Centre on Friday 15th October, when they will launch their new album.

Sometimes folk, sometimes not, India Electric Co use traditional instruments in contemporary styles to explore diverse themes including Eastern Europe, Irish traditions and modern urban alienation

The busy month of music begins on Saturday 2nd October with The Unravelling Wilburys celebrating the music of the supergroup, The Traveling Wilburys – Roy Orbison, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne.

Folk divas While and Matthews, described as   “the undisputed queens of British folk duos” come to the Beehive on Saturday 16th, for an evening of gorgeous harmonies and brilliant musicianship

Wednesday 20th is an open mic Beehive Acoustic session in the cafe, hosted by Terry Stacey. All welcome, whether it is just to listen and have a beer or to play and sing.

One of the most respected and renowned guitarists in music history, Albert Lee brings his band to the Beehive on Friday 22nd. Over his long career, Lee has worked with The Everly Brothers, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris and The Cricketts.

West Country folk stars Show of Hands bring their “Best One Yet” tour to Honiton on Tuesday 26th. Phil Beer and Steve Knightley are joined by Miranda Sykes and Cormac Byrne to captivate audiences with live renditions of their award-winning hits and festival favourites.

Pictured: While and Matthews.