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Simon Mayor’s Mandolinquents: new tour dates

The Mandolinquents feature everything from hot swing and ragtime instrumentals from the mandolin orchestras of the 1930s: Irving Berlin, Mozart, Ravel and Tchaikovsky to lively reels and beautiful traditional Irish airs to Chinese and Brazilian folk tunes. All this played with infectious fun, off-beat humour and stunning virtuosity on mandolin, mandola, mandocello, mandobass and classical guitar, with the occasional burst of song or fiddle. April 2016 Simon Mayor’s Mandolinquents Sat

Further 2016 tour dates for Simon Mayor & Hilary James announced

Join Hilary & Simon for a musical evening of Hoagy, Hornpipes, Handel & Hoedown. This is a witty and captivating mix of folk, swing, blues and classical showstoppers spiced with Simon Mayor’s unique brand of off-beat humour and Hilary’s honeydripping voice. They slide easily from a beautifully evocative Irish ballads into a mandolin and guitar version of Handels Arrival of the Queen of Sheba and finish with everyone singing one

Simon Mayor & Hilary James back on stage

Join Hilary & Simon for a musical evening of Hoagy, Hornpipes, Handel & Hoedown. This is a witty and captivating mix of folk, swing, blues and classical showstoppers spiced with Simon Mayor’s unique brand of off-beat humour and Hilary’s honeydripping voice.

Make a date with Simon Mayor’s Mandolinquents

The Mandolinquents feature everything from hot swing and ragtime instrumentals from the mandolin orchestras of the 1930s: Irving Berlin, Mozart, Ravel and Tchaikovsky to lively reels and beautiful traditional Irish airs to Chinese and Brazilian folk tunes.