Cornish musicians and bands

The Cornwall Arts and Crafts Directory (CACD), are delighted to list Cornish musicians and bands, working or living in Cornwall. Also see our what's on section for music events in Cornwall. If you would like your business listed here, please use our on-line submission forms and we may be able to help you promote your work.

 

The LineUp

The LineUp

We're a friendly hard working band of mature experienced musicians playing classic covers from across the years. Happy to play parties, weddings, clubs, pubs in fact anything. Please take a look at our web page which will tell you lots more; some more info on the band, the all-important applause (nice comments about our gigs), music samples and current gigs. Thanks and look forward to hearing from you.

BooBoo Live Band

BooBoo are a five piece band performing a range of rhythm and funk covers by artists such as; Jamiroquai, Chaka Khan, Paolo Nutini, Texas, Adele, Skunk Anansie etc. We are available for weddings, parties and functions as well as pub and club gigs throughout Cornwall.

Truro Choral Society

The society performs up to four concerts each year, often in Truro Cathedral. We perform mostly choral classic pieces, but also some modern choral music. There are a few optional social events. No auditions are required: come along and try us for three rehearsals before committing. We meet every Tuesday evening during term time, 7-9.15pm, at Richard Lander School, Truro, Cornwall.

Kabasa

Well-established authentic 6-piece salsa dance band available for festivals, weddings, fetes and corporate functions. Kabasa have brought their rhythm,brass and Latin percussion to large and small venues in Cornwall and Devon since 2007. Our live sets feature Cuban salsa, but also Merengue, Cumbia, Brazilian and African styles-you can dance to us without being a salsa expert. At Community events, our appeal crosses generations- testimonials for our work can be had from Carn To Cove. Fee depends on type of event, travel mileage and time "on site." For video, music and images visit our website.

Zena and The Jazz Warriors

  • Address: 2 Slades Lane, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 8QB
  • Telephone: 01326 377774
  • Email: zena.smith@lineone.net
  • Contact: Zena Smith

Jazz band available for weddings, parties and all manner of functions. Repertoire is widely varied and we can provide a tune list if required. Prices start from £400.

Silverback

  • Address: 69 Kensey Valley Meadow, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 9TJ
  • Telephone: 01566 777327
  • Email: raphiele@btinternet.com
  • Contact: Simon or Christine

Silverback are a 5 piece band 5 guys play parties and weddings around the south west area. Please contact us for further information. We also have a two piece for smaller venues if needed.

John Thorpe

  • Address: 43 Weeks Rise, Camelford, Cornwall PL32 9UY
  • Telephone: 07935 344570
  • Email: info@johnthorpedidge.com
  • Contact: John Thorpe

John Thorpe is a didgeridoo musician and percussionist who performs at various events including festivals, bars and artistic venues. He also has much experience in teaching across the UK: either individuals or providing didge workshops, from beginners to advanced.

Tros an Treys

Cornish dance group and band. Traditional, scoot, nos lowen, guise and set dancing. Troyls, ceilis, nos lowen evenings; ideal for celebrations and events. We'll get you dancing with our band and caller/dance leaders. Workshops open to all 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of each month at 3pm. Pub sessions on 3rd Sundays at 8pm. It's the perfect way to keep fit, meet people and become a part of the vibrant Cornish dance movement happening all over Cornwall.

Melegari String Quartet

String quartet available for weddings, corporate functions, family celebrations etc. This hugely popular, professional ensemble will provide beautiful music to enhance your special event.

Hevva

  • Address: 17 Polkerris, Par, Cornwall PL24 2TL
  • Telephone: 01726 252222
  • Email: info@hevva.co.uk
  • Contact: Gary Craddock

Hevva is a group of experienced dancers and musicians who display, teach and promote the traditional dances and music of Cornwall.

Penhale and Flaskett

  • Address: Old Court, Trelill Road, St Kew Highway, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 3DP
  • Telephone: 01208 841669 / 01637 880646
  • Email: davidpenhale47@gmail.com
  • Contact: David Penhale/Pete Flaskett

Folk, blues and beyond. Experienced guitar duo. Perfect for house parties, lo-fi pubs and clubs.

Quijada: Latin band

Quijada play well known Beuna Vista Social Club numbers and other salsa dance tunes. For small private events, one-off and regular gigs at pubs and restaurants and festivals throughout the South West.

The Gumbo Flyers

  • Address: Old Court, Trelill Road, St Kew Highway, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 3DP
  • Telephone: 01208 841669 / 01208 873630
  • Email: davidpenhale47@gmail.com
  • Contact: David Penhale/ Oscar Morse

Cornwall's very own Cajun and Zydeco band, bringing hot and sweaty Cajun dance music all the way from the bayous of Louisiana. Now in their twentieth year. Ideal for parties, weddings, pubs, clubs and festivals.

Earth Connection

A four-piece band for pub gigs, weddings, private parties, festivals. Earth Connection plays folk, blues, country and classic rock covers. Frontman Viv also goes out as a solo performer with strong vocal range, he plays 6 and 12 string guitars, harmonica, bodhran and autoharp.

Jumping Out Background Duo and the Strolling or Static trad Jazz Band

  • Address: Craig Fernie, Bilberry, Bugle, St Austell, Cornwall PL2 68T
  • Telephone: 01726 851528
  • Email: jumpingoutcornwall@yahoo.co.uk
  • Contact: Mark or Gareth

Jumping Out Duo sing and play a big mix of background or easy listening music at events including commercial jazz music from the 50s, 60s and modern acoustic ballads. The Strolling/Static Trad Jazz events or anything from 4 members up to 10.