Nigel Tant

    I always loved the radio.  Growing  up in the 50s and 60s I started listening and discovering music which is still my passion to this day – the old BBC Light programme with DJs like Brian Mathew on Saturday Club and Alan Freeman’s Pick Of The Pops, Radio Luxemberg on my little transistor radio with an earpiece under the bedcovers, then the Pirate stations like Radio London and Caroline – these were my musical education.

    In 1966 I went to my first ever concert – The Who, supported by The Spencer Davis Group at the Edmonton Regal in North London (a stones’ throw from my other passion, Tottenham Hotspur!), and have been going to live music ever since.  Back in the day we could see rock legends like Jethro Tull, (early) Fleetwood Mac, Taste and the like in the pubs, and then there were the folk clubs to see John Renbourne, Bert Jansch etc.  Later on I’ve managed to see most of my favourites over the years – The Rolling Stones, Cream, Roy Orbison, The Beach Boys, Paul McCartney (but sadly I was just too young to see the Beatles), The Eagles, (later)Fleetwood Mac, Dr. Feelgood, Bob Dylan...so many!...and I love discovering new bands and acts to this day.

    I try to bring that passion to my shows on East Devon Radio, and bring you great music to discover too!

     

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    Christmas Advent Calendar 2021

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    Today's Weather

    • Exmouth

      Sunny intervals

      High: 7°C | Low: 3°C

    • Sidmouth

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      High: 8°C | Low: 4°C

    • Exeter

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      High: 8°C | Low: 4°C

    • Dawlish

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      High: 9°C | Low: 5°C

    What's On

    • Karaoke

      Karaoke at The Clinton Arms Every Saturday from 8pm with Dave Commer

      at The Cliton Arms
    • Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL JR.

      EXMOUTH YOUTH THEATRE is proud to present Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL JR. this December at Matthews Hall, Topsham. Rebellion is nigh in MATILDA JR., a gleefully witty ode to the the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination! This story of a girl who dreams of a better life and the children she inspires will have audiences rooting for the "revolting children" who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by MATILDA JR., the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination. To find out more about EXMOUTH YOUTH THEATRE including how to join, visit www.exmouthyouththeatre.co.uk.

      at Matthews Hall
    • The Real Me

      The welcome come back gig of popular local band The Real Me at ETFC . Plenty of music from the Jam and mod era plus a sprinkle of pumped up Northern soul tunes The band will play after 8 pm. A great way to warm up for Xmas .

      at Exmouth Town Fc