Welcome to The Hurdy Gurdies band website

Songs & Sounds of the ’60s
in Devon & Cornwall, UK

Transport yourself back to a time of flares, flower-power and fantastic music with The Hurdy Gurdies, Devon and Cornwall’s top 1960s band. The Hurdy Gurdies pay tribute to music’s greatest decade, putting on fun and energetic shows featuring period outfits, instruments and equipment.

The Hurdy Gurdies pride themselves on their musicianship. Not just a guitar band, they aim to reproduce all the sounds of the ‘60s, with harmony vocals, Hammond organ, and harmonicas, as well as guitars, bass and drums. The Hurdy Gurdies play the best music of the ‘60s, including hits by the following artists:

The Kinks

Small Faces

The Turtles

The Rolling Stones

The Beatles

The Monkees

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Neil Diamond

The Shirelles

Derek and the Dominos

The Everly Brothers

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich


Spencer Davis Group

Jeff Beck

The Byrds

The Searchers

The Merseybeats

The Ronettes

Ike and Tina Turner

Steelers Wheel


Del Shannon

Ritchie Valens

contact The Band

In addition to period instruments and amplifiers, the band have a PA and lighting suitable for small to medium size venues (300-400 people). The Hurdy Gurdies are available Fridays, Saturdays and Bank Holidays (and other times by arrangement). We are based in Cornwall and are happy to travel. To discuss bookings for events, please get in touch using the contact details at the bottom of this page, or use the form below:

The Hurdy Gurdies