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Music Venues In Cornwall


Cornwall is a great location to discover new musicians and experience music events in some special music venues across the county.

Let’s find out where you can boogie the night away, grab a few drinks and enjoy the experience with family and friends.

Watering Hole

The Watering Hole sits right upon Perranporth beach, overlooking the sea. This truly magical location in Cornwall is the perfect spot to enjoy regular bands, good food and great company.

The Watering Hole is the only bar on the beach in the UK, creating a great atmosphere - especially when music is involved!

All year round you can expect amazing musicians making an appearance at this special bar.

This month you can but tickets to see the likes of Natty, Skinny Living, Cuban Brothers Rum & Mustache Party and East 17!

Pirate FM’s Totally 80’s party will be held in this very location on Friday 29th April. The Mighty Offbeats will also be performing a mixture of covers by bands like Madness, The Specials, Bad Manners and The Beat on the night. We’re so excited and tickets have nearly sold out, so grab them if you can!

Princess Pavilion

At Princess Pavilion you can enjoy live music all year round. Experience music, theatre as well as other entertainment in this dynamic location.

Situated in the vibrant town of Falmouth, you can expect all kinds of musicians and acts. The main building has an indoor hall which caters for theatre drama as well as all kinds of music - as well as an outdoor venue, Gyllngdune Gardens.

Whether you want to experience rock, blues, pop, indie, folk… you name it, this venue is great to enjoy all genres of music. The venue is situated among a beautiful setting of four acres of gardens, creating a blissful spot to enjoy all kinds of shows.

There’s plenty of shows coming up with fantastic musicians such as: Sunset Sons, Electric Swing Circus, Akala, Shonen Knife and John Cooper Clarke!

Gylly Beach Café

Music beside the sea? Yes please!

This buzzing café overlooking the sea, is a perfect retreat to experience great food, drink and live music.  

A great atmosphere awaits you, with locals attending to see the latest events and gigs performed right in front of them. Acoustic tunes, are the perfect way to accompany you on an evening.

Keep an eye out for bands performing during the year.

Eden Project

It has been announced that Manic Street Preachers will be the fifth act at this year’s Eden Sessions.

Jess Glynne, Lionel Richie, Tom Jones and PJ Harvey are also among this year’s line-up - making it an exciting year for music in Cornwall!

The Eden Project is a magical setting, making it the most perfect location to watch a concert surrounded by glowing biomes, an immense crowd and a buzzing atmosphere.

This is a chance to experience world-class bands and artists in a setting you wouldn’t find anywhere else in the world.

You can grab all sorts of goodies while you’re there, with tasty food and drink to get your hands on.

With your Eden’s Session ticket, you will also gain access to the Eden Project for that day and the day after. It's a great few days which will be an experience which will stay with you.

Hall For Cornwall

Hall For Cornwall is a popular location for all sorts of events. From concerts, musicals to comedy nights – this venue creates an fantastic evening of entertainment.

The Hall provides a venue for national and international productions, creating a dynamic and interesting range of events all year round.

It’s a great family occasion, with so many family shows and events to get involved in. Kids will love shows such as Peppa Pig, The Gruffalo and Aliens Love Underpants.

Whether you want to watch a musical filled with song and dance, or a rock show – there’s something for everyone at Hall For Cornwall!

Whiskers Newquay

Whiskers is a relaxing coffee shop by day and a popping live music venue by night.

Come along for an amazing night of great drink and original music on your doorstep.

Whether you want to head onto the stage yourself and wow the crowd, or attend a night of jazz – it will be a night with a warm crowd and amazing sounds.

Get to know their schedule below:

Monday - Open Mic

Tuesday - Tight Tuesday

Wednesday - Live Music

Thursday - Occasional ticketed event

Friday - Live Band

Saturday - DJ

Sunday - Jazz Night

Bunters Truro

Head into Bunters on a Friday from 9pm for a great night of live music.

It’s a popular and exciting venue for an energetic evening of new musicians and local bands. It often gets busy due to great acts; however, this dynamic bar expands into an environment which can be enjoyed by all.

The licenced bar has a huge selection of hot and cold beverages, to accompany your evening.

Expect loads of events all year round, live music, party nights, sport screenings and so much fun.

On Fridays, the venue hosts great bands alongside supporting acts. You can expect bands such as The Mighty Offbeats, High Voltage and The Strutts to name a few.

What music venue in Cornwall will you visit next?



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