Things Cornish Part II

Dalla: All Geared Up To Play!

Dalla: All Geared Up To Play!

We are in our second part of the our Cornish coverage.  It is amazing how youtube has made the world so small. A lot of things to see and hear and all we need to do is look for them.

Musician Tori Amos is one for those captivated by the beauty of Cornwall that she relocated there: http://www.yessaid.com/timeline10.html .

In this article I will paste informational videos I have compiled through research that will shed light to the Cornish identity and its music.  Now is the time to make way for something totally wonderful and unique.

Now for those of you who may be wondering what’s going on with the famous Cornish Celtic band Dalla, then check tis one I grabbed from their website:

Public events:

Saturday 5th November   Proper Job Cornish Evening
Fowey Town Hall, 7.30pm,
Dalla Trio (Neil, Hilary and Jen) in informal concert,
plus live sketches and supper.
Tickets £10 – including supper,
(from Bookends of Fowey, or call 01726 832595)

Wednesday 16th November   The Truro City of Lights Party
Lemon Street Market, Truro, time tbc,
Party on after the parade with Dalla,  The Hornets,  and more!
(For tickets and further information call Event Cornwall: 01872 888089)

Friday 25th November   Double Bill Dance Night
Grampound Community Hall, 7.30pm,
Dalla and The Gumbo Flyers
Mix some “hot ‘n’ sweaty Cajun & Zydeco fever” with those infectious
Cornish nos lowen grooves!
(Tickets – £8/ £7 conc./ £5 children, call 01726 883874)

http://www.dalla.co.uk/

Also you might want to check:

Cornish traditional music jam sessions

Every Tuesday at Seiners, Perranporth, 8.00pm:
Join some of Cornish music’s finest musicians for an exuberant jam session and usually a bit of a shout too,  in an informal and relaxed setting.
(www.seiners.co.uk,  01872 573118)

Now for online radio that has been trying to spread the language and music, check out RanG which has a lot to say about Cornwall. And this is also a show by Matthew Clarke whom I had that I had an honor to interview in our previous episode. Click the icon to go to the site 🙂

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Now going into bits and pieces of Cornish history, I got something pasted for you here. I admit they are not my own but I really appreciate the efforts of the people who put them up.

So our intro  is this video:

Who are the Cornish people? This next video will further explain that:

And this one video of The Simpsons you might find amusing:

Now this is every surfer’s dream:

I will have more about Cornwall so stay tuned. I love doing this!

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