Devonbird

Devon
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Southwest music award finalists Devonbirds  vibrant performance is a mix of original soul touching folk songs  firmly rooted in  Westcountry folklore and dialect,   interspersed with lively traditional foot stomping jigs and reels to get you kicking up a dance. They can also provide a few Celidh dances if clients would like a variation. They love telling tales with plenty of stories about highwaymen, witches and magic , conjuring  their  rich tapestry of sound with an accomplished mix of vocals, fiddle, whistle, bouzouki and guitar playing.  With their highly anticipated third album due for release in 2018 the trio have been gigging across the country to rave reviews delighting crowds at festivals and events. Devonbird are Kath Bird Vocals, whistle, Sophia Colkin Fiddle, Andy Clarke Guitar Bouzouki and stringed instruments

They are touring nationally and are a great addition at festivals , pub events and private functions. They can also perform acoustically . They have also had inter...

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3 Reviews
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Steve Bracknell Folk Club

21 Apr 2017

Kath’s songs had so absorbed the character of traditional folk music that it was difficult to spot the joins”

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Phil The Quill Music Critic

21 Feb 2017

This band is one to watch in 2017 – with highly acclaimed album and new single and a lively stage presence, be sure to see more of them in the future they are certainly making waves in the UK folk scene and beyond’

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Gerrard Edwards - Bradnich Folk Club

30 Jan 2018

Their performance will be a mix of original, epic songs which rise up on  amazing vocals to soar over the wonders and horrors of stories set in south west of England and interspersed with lively English and Irish  traditional tunes. A very accomplished set of musicians “

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FAQ
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    in a 2 hour set we would take one 20 minute break
  • How much space do you require?
    We have played in very small spaces and also on larger stages across the country
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
    We have our own PA
  • How long do you play for?
    we can play anything up to 2 and 1/2 hours . We play haunting ballads and rousing original and traditional folk songs interspersed with traditional Irisha nd English jig reels and tunes.
  • What kind of events do you usually serve?
    We play at various events including festivals , pub gigs , folk clubs, private parties , acoustic venues, pagan events
  • What are the highlights of your career?
    Southwest music awards folk finalists . Playing the main stage at festivals
  • What are the highlights of your career?
    Being Folk Award finalists for the Southwest Music Awards . Having Highly acclaimed reviews for our Albums . Playing the main stage at National festivals
  • Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
    A lively Folk Trio playing mainly original folk songs with foot stomping jigs and reels to get you kicking up a dance


Set List/Services

Original and traditional folk songs and ballads

Foot stomping jigs and reels

Celidh dances

A combination to suit your event

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