Cornish music group Dalla are bringing the Music and Song of Cornwall to a worldwide audience
Dalla brings Cornish music to life on their internationally acclaimed albums.

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Dalla could be described as the first Supergroup in Cornish Celtic music




* Five of the foremost proponents of traditional Cornish music today.

* An unparallelled grounding in the traditions of Cornwall.

* Fearless innovation springing from these rock solid roots.

* Compelling dance rhythms.

* Some of the best tune and songwriting in the tradition.

The members of Dalla have been on a journey from the earliest sparks of the revival in Cornish Traditional Music to the exhuberantly expanding universe of the scene today. What their live show offers you now is a joyful, heartrending, life affirming show and tell of the treasures they have found on this journey. They invite you to share in the mischievous delight they take in playing with their tradition, and in their fascination with the world that lies behind the pieces

Their voices bring you

The sometimes joyous, sometimes heartrending two and three part female harmonies of Hilary, Bec and Jen.

Songs rooted in the Cornish worlds of mining, fishing and farming.

Songs of heartbreak, loving, laughing and dying.

Singing for dancing, singing for joy, singing for sheer pleasure.

Their instruments bring you

Intricately interwoven strings of bouzouki, mandola and mandolin.

Stunning rapid-fire accordian, and play-offs between the Davey brothers Neil and Kyt.

Cornish clarinet dancing around the melodies and soaring above the tunes or stomping bass clarinet grooves rocking the foundations.

Gutsy shuffles and hypnotic grooves on the fiddle and viola.

Mesmerizing and driving percussive rhythms and ancient steps with modern twists from the scoot dancing.


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