Music at the Minack
Bookends present the songs of Simon & Garfunkel: May 11th
Made up of Dan Haynes & Pete Richards, Bookends have toured the globe extensively Performing the songs in a truly captivating way, their delicate recreation of the unmistakable sound of the American folk-rock duo is something of a masterpiece.
Mevagissey Male Choir & Culdrose Military Wives: May 12th
Come and hear pop classics like Freddie Mercury’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, Westlife’s ‘You Raise Me Up’, and Eric Clapton’s ‘Tears in Heaven’ sung by one of Cornwall’s most innovative and entertaining male choirs. Plus support from Culdrose Military Wives.
Carmen and Mimi & Friends: May 13th
Join the exquisite chanteuses Carmen & Mimi (Simone Hellier and Jenny Oldfield) with actors from the acclaimed cube theatre in an evening celebrating the joy and pain of romantic love in all its guises. Prepare to fall head over heels as the Librarians of Love invite us to explore the heartache and the delight.
Praying For The Rain: May 15th
One of the most dynamic and compelling bands performing today, whose unique style combines contemporary acoustic music with an eclectic mix of world sounds and rhythms, together with beautifully crafted harmonies and emotive lead vocals.
Their music brings to mind a modern blend of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Robert Plant to Fleet Foxes and Dave Matthews Band, creating a truly uplifting and high energy experience.
Chris Jagger Trio with support by Ben Waters: May 16th
Chris, David and Elliet have toured across Europe with their trio show which features individual tunes, harmonies and great fiddle playing. Their repertoire includes many of Chris’s songs, Cajun tunes and the odd Hank Williams number to go along with the entertainment. It’s a lively and thoughtful set to entertain and enjoy.
Scott Matthews: May 17th
A man. A guitar. And a song. It sounds simple, doesn’t it? And it is.
Scott Matthews’ new record, The Great Untold, is a career-defining masterpiece. The sixth studio album by the Ivor Novello Award-winning singer-songwriter is the one that many have craved: it is a masterclass in honesty, instinct and reflection.
Show of Hands; May 18th
Steve Knightley and Phil Beer: two extraordinary craftsmen with one unique sound.
Dovetailing old songs with new, this is an unmissable celebration of the duo’s enduring impact on roots, acoustic and folk music. Show of Hands weave story and melody to create a spellbinding display of consummate musicianship. Multi-award-winning, and with five sell-out Royal Albert Hall shows under their belts, the original duo format makes a rare return to more intimate settings. Steve and Phil’s special guest is compelling musician and fellow Devonian Geoff Lakeman, chieftain of the brilliant Lakeman tribe.