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Paula Darwish & The Country and Eastern Band

    Although a songwriter in her own right, Paula Darwish has become more well known in recent years for her unique and captivating interpretations of Turkish and Kurdish folk songs.

    Their unique sound with its diverse eastern and western influences, relies on a careful balance of the familiar with the unknown.

    With its passionate vocal deliveries, dancey global rhythms and unique arrangements of classic pieces of traditional music from all over modern day Turkey, the music resonates with listeners all over the world.

    The only borders are in your mind.

        Paula Darwish & the Country and Eastern Band are based in Manchester, England


        3 Songs from Anatolia

          3 Anadolu Ezgisi It has been said that you cannot translate Anatolian music, you can only feel it. This collection of traditional songs from Turkey features previously unreleased recordings

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        Best wishes for 2017

        Thanks to everyone who stayed with us last year. We had a bit of a quiet year, not just because of the challenging new political landscape, but also because Paula

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        New Spring gig dates 2017

        We are happy to announce we will be playing in Cambridge on 28th June and Manchester on 27th April. we will post the line-up and ticket details as soon as

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