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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    What's On

    • Exmouth Stroke Survivors Club 10.30am - Exmouth Pavilion Gardens

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      at Seafront Gardens
    • Active Minds - Dementia & Memory Loss Group 10.30 til 12.30 & 1.30 til 4pm

      Do you know someone with dementia or memory loss in East Devon? Active Minds group sessions offer fun and stimulating activities for brain health and wellbeing. At Budleigh Hub every Wednesday & Friday (10am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-4pm). Groups of around 5 people 2.5 hour sessions Enjoyable, interesting and stimulating activities Maximises your brain health and well being Perfect for making new friends Transport available Offers respite for carers Run by Atlas Care dementia specialists Book a FREE taster session now. For more info visit our website or call: 01626 774 799

      at Health And Wellbeing Community Hub
    • Summer BBQ Cruise

      New for 2021, this relaxing evening cruise is the perfect opportunity for a much needed get together with friends and family, to celebrate the return to a bit of ‘normality’! Spend a summers evening on the water with a delicious, locally sourced BBQ whilst listening to stunning live background music – the perfect way to unwind and enjoy time with your nearest and dearest, whilst taking in the breath-taking views.

      at Exmouth Marina