Wed, 06 May | Church of Saint Mary

Bird on the Wire – The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Receiving rave reviews and sell-out shows, this 10-piece collective of outstanding musicians is reinterpreting the music of one of the greatest songwriters of our time in a beautiful church concert. Tickets from £20.
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Bird on the Wire – The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Time & Location

06 May 2020, 19:00
Church of Saint Mary, 9 High St, Totnes TQ9 5NN, UK

About the Event

Bird on the Wire features The Whileaways and Irish singer Pauline Scanlon, celebrating the masterful Leonard Cohen.


They lead a masterful collective including Will Merrigan on bass, Dave Clancy on keys, Beoga legend, Eamon Murray on drums, together with strings and brass sections. 

Pauline has performed and recorded with a wide range of artists including Damien Dempsey, Sinéad O’Connor, John Spillane and is a member of several high profile groups including Dønal Lunny’s Atlantic Arc Orchestra. Scanlon has presented several music-based Television programmes for both the BBC and TG4 in recent years and released her latest album ‘Gossamer’ in 2016 to critical acclaim.  

The Whileaways are three powerful forces in Irish roots music, Noelie McDonnell, Noriana Kennedy and Nicola Joyce combine to create a beguiling tapestry of harmonies.  

Ticket link: 

Tickets available from Rise Record shop in Totnes 


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