August 13, 2024


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Event Description

Marvara is a high-energy party band with some of the finest musicians from Belgium and the Nordic countries.

Belgian bagpipe player Marieke Van Ransbeeck is the composer and artistic leader of the band. On bagpipes, diatonic accordion, bass, percussion and perform music that reflects Marieke’s experiences and memories from a breathtaking musical journey across NorthernEurope.

In January 2023 Marvara won aFlanders Folk Award for “Most PromisingBand”. They were also nominated for “Best Live Band”.

Marvara has built a wild live reputation at different festivals and venues in Iceland, Denmark, Sweden,Belgium and Finland! They presents their music through an interactive show that will tease all of your senses.

Get ready to experience powerful melodies, badass harmonies, sexy slow tunes, and devilish polskas. This will be the moment of the evening to demonstrate your best dance moves and go completely nuts! Marvara delivers an energy boost that you will never forget!

“A great live act that goes the extra mile to make the crowd have an amazing time. This is new tradition at its best”
– Bavo Vanden Broeck, Director of Festival Dranouter.

“Marvara is an exciting new band blending musical traditions from Western Europe and the Nordic states. Their energy, led by Marieke and channelled through the conduit of her multiple styles of bagpiping, is simply invigorating”
– No Depression (USA)

“It sounds Ethno, it sounds fun, and it sounds exciting”
– Spelmannen Magazine.

August 13, 2024

Feed the Mind Campaign

Please consider a donation to our Feed the Mind campaign, supporting our donation to Penzance Foodbank of family tickets to every event in our season. Just because you may be struggling doesn’t mean you should be denied access to culture as well.

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