World Music

What is world music? It’s just another name for global music, something that might be traditional music, or folk music of a culture that’s played by indigenous musicians. 

These days, with the growth in the popularity of world music the musicians are not always indigenous but we’ve made sure its authentic! We hope you enjoy the selection.

Africa Junction

Africa Junction

Africa Junction is a band where Europe meets West Africa. They perform traditional West African rhythms, playing authentic drums (dun dun and djembe) and other instruments, and can add in song and dance too if required. On stage they deliver vibrant, energetic sets ranging from fifteen to nin...

Copacaband - Latin and Salsa

Copacaband - Latin and Salsa

A fun and experienced band who sing in English, Spanish and Portuguese. They're on a mission.... to combine the heat and energy of Latin America with the best soul and funk party tunes! They play the cream of Latin pop from Santana, Gloria Estefan and Ricky Martin. All dance music from La...

Gordon Bennett - Cockney Entertainer

Gordon Bennett - Cockney Entertainer

Roll out the barrel with Gordon Bennett, the ultimate international Cockney Entertainer, cor blimey! Described as a cross between Chas & Dave and Max Bygraves, with a touch of Max Miller, this one man show is a great night of music, sing-a-longs, comedy, dancing and a rollicking good...

Have a Banana - Cockney Ding Dong - One Man Band

Have a Banana - Cockney Ding Dong - One Man Band

The 'Have a Banana - Cockney Ding Dong - One Man Band' is the latest in low tech One Man Bands, and is sure to please and wow crowds in equal measure, with a good old cockney knees up! Jake’s One Man Band setup is a symphony of bangs, whistles, honks, dings and crashes. With bas...

Juan and Juani - Flamenco and Latino Brilliance

Juan and Juani - Flamenco and Latino Brilliance

With Juan and Juani there are a multitude of entertainment possibilities.  From Juan: he will entertain you with his delicious solo flamenco guitar, which is just perfect for receptions such as at weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, and parties, where he will create a wonderful warm ambience.&nb...

Mario Lee - Accordianist

Mario Lee - Accordianist

Mario is an extraordinarily talented accordionist and bayan player who has entertained audiences with his dazzling display of virtuosity.  He has a wealth of music from around the globe covering everything from Greek, French, Russian and lots of well-known ‘sing-a-long’ songs, to...

Melodians Steel Orchestra

Melodians Steel Orchestra

The Melodians Steel Orchestra (MSO) can rightly claim to represent the pinnacle of Steelpan music in the UK today. Led by 'Steelpan Ambassador' Terry Noel, the orchestra has played all over the UK, and abroad, for high ranking dignitaries and public alike. Terry was awarded an MBE in the ...

Sandy Lawson – Didjeridu

Sandy Lawson – Didjeridu

Just about the best didjeridu player you can ever hope to meet is Sandy. He has been playing and teaching for many years and is and particularly well-known for his ability to play fast and accurate rhythms.  A great draw for festivals, parties and events - especially Australian-themed o...

Scottish or Irish Bagpipes and Drums

Scottish  or Irish Bagpipes and Drums

There is nothing quite like the sound of the bagpipes to get the emotions going and add a sense of occasion – they make a fabulous impact at weddings - for the bride and groom's arrival or at the signing of the register; Burns night suppers; St Patrick's Day events; parties and of c...

Susan Black sings Piaf

Susan Black sings Piaf

‘An Evening with Piaf’ is a one-woman tribute to legendary Edith Piaf, the unforgettable and most celebrated French chanteuse of all time. It is amazing just how well her timeless songs translate across genres and generations. Bringing Edith to life is Susan Black with her extraor...