Cockermouth Virtually Live!

Chris Bridgman

We go online… With this year’s Cockermouth Live! Festival unable to go ahead due to the Coronavirus situation, we’re delighted to offer a a virtual feast of varied entertainment, with a huge array of local talent performing for you in the comfort of your living room. Acts include bands, singer-songwriters, choirs, dance troupes and drama groups. Including special guest appearances …

Kathryn Tickell Trio

Jocelyn West

Cockermouth Live headline gig! The outstanding Kathryn Tickell. Kathryn Tickell is the foremost exponent of the Northumbrian pipes, a composer, performer, educator and successful recording artist whose work is deeply rooted in the landscape and people of Northumbria. Kathryn was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, 2015. The OBE recognises her extraordinary career which began with learning tunes …

Bulley & MacKenzie

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Scottish Acoustic Folk Duo playing Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Pop with harmony-led songs alongside driving and fiery instrumental virtuosity. Adam Bulley & Chas Mackenzie have become one of the most highly rated duos in the country, described by legendary guitarist Martin Taylor as “astonishingly good”  they have won competitions, toured and recorded extensively and been commissioned to write new …

Bulley & MacKenzie

Lola Meissonnier Leave a Comment

Scottish Acoustic Folk Duo playing Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Pop with harmony-led songs alongside driving and fiery instrumental virtuosity. Adam Bulley & Chas Mackenzie have become one of the most highly rated duos in the country, described by legendary guitarist Martin Taylor as “astonishingly good”  they have won competitions, toured and recorded extensively and been commissioned to write new …

Bulley & MacKenzie

Lola Meissonnier Leave a Comment

Scottish Acoustic Folk Duo playing Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Pop with harmony-led songs alongside driving and fiery instrumental virtuosity. Adam Bulley & Chas Mackenzie have become one of the most highly rated duos in the country, described by legendary guitarist Martin Taylor as “astonishingly good”  they have won competitions, toured and recorded extensively and been commissioned to write new …

Talisk

Lola Meissonnier

Rescheduled from May 2020 One of Scotland’s most popular folk-based groups to emerge in the last decade, chart-toppers Talisk have toured the world stacking up several major awards for their explosively energetic yet artfully woven sound, including the Belhaven Bursary for Innovation, Folk Band of the Year at the BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and a BBC Radio 2 …

Andy Cutting

Ann Mitchell

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – BUT WATCH OUT FOR ANDY WITH HIS TWO FINE COLLEAGUES IN LEVERET COMING TO US IN 2021 Andy is a warm and emotive performer, modestly engaging his audiences with his self-deprecating wit and then flooring them with downright staggering musicianship. There are few melodeon players who put so much feeling into their playing, whether it …

Pecker

Lola Meissonnier

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – but we hope to reschedule for a later date. Pecker are a band of waifs and strays from the wilds of Cumbria, where the wind bites your cheek and ghosts hang in the trees. They meet in the yellow house with the cracked window to write songs, perform film scores and balance flying saucers on their …

Daria Kulesh

Lola Meissonnier

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – but we plan to reschedule for the autumn.   With her striking voice and strong Russian and Ingush heritage, “bold, exotic, impressive” Daria Kulesh is a rising star and a unique character on the UK folk scene. Her intrepid quest to explore her family roots in the new solo album and touring show Long Lost …

Daria Kulesh

Lola Meissonnier

CANCELLED  – but we hope to reschedule for the autumn. With her striking voice and strong Russian and Ingush heritage, “bold, exotic, impressive” Daria Kulesh is a rising star and a unique character on the UK folk scene. Her intrepid quest to explore her family roots in the new solo album and touring show Long Lost Home has led Daria …