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Cobalt Tales

Somewhere between Dylan and Mary Chapin Carpenter you'll find Cobalt Tales! Good stuff!

- R. Sandland, Tamworth

‘The calibre of their songwriting is second to none on the folk circuit...


… In only 5 pieces of music (they) set their stall out and the audience bought it!

– H. King, At The Barrier

Singer-songwriters, Cobalt Tales, are a vibrant, entertaining, female duo based in Sheffield; originally from Wigan and Stockport, (via The NW Highlands of Scotland),

Through a wide variety of styles, (ballad, country, folk, rock, soul and a capella), Pat and Nuala, follow threads through the tales of lives and ancestry, singing of people, places, events and experiences that have made us who we are.

Expect compelling, soulful vocals, warm, acoustic guitar and plaintive harmonica, nifty rolling bass and swingy scat, dramatic a capella harmonies, haunting low whistle and entertaining banter. They deliver

'music from the heart that stirs the soul'

to build a warm relationship with the audience bringing joy and spirit to their performance.



Just seen them at Todmorden Folk Festival! Stomping good sound! Amazing!

#Fansforever, #feelgoodafter, #wherearethewomen

 - B. McGregor, Lancashire

Outstanding! Great songwriters, witty and engaging on stage, wonderful vocals. They clearly love what they do (As did everyone else at the gig.)

 - J. Dunn, North Yorkshire

Best lockdown new find

P. Monks, Wurzel Bush Folk Club


They are a talented pair that play the most lovely original music. I sat and smiled right through their set.

 - R. Baxter, Musician, North Yorkshire

Love Cobalt Tales, absolutely brilliant covers, great energy and enthusiasm! Your performance gave me such a buzz. Privileged to be your sound tech.... You were great to work with. Highly recommended.'

    - L. K. Murray Singer/Sound tech 

A great night... Talented and very entertaining. Go and see for yourselves. You won't be disappointed.

- M. Davis, South Yorkshire

Rapidly developing an enviable reputation in the Folk World, Cobalt Tales offer a fine selection of songs delivered with spirit and joy, underpinned by an onstage chemistry for which their shared love of music, and what they bring to it together, are the catalysts. If you enjoy it half as much as they’re enjoying it themselves – then they will leave you very happy indeed! - Damian Liptrot, Festival Organiser ‘Peace Through Folk’ 2023​

Harmonies are gorgeous, supersoft... Well done!

- Edwina Hayes, Singer-songwriter

Homespun humour and great tunes. Cobalt Tales are people-people people! The breadth of styles is unexpected too. Loving the album, 'Ever Changing Blue'... Sets up a relaxed mood to be savoured.

- Paul Quinn, Founder and lead guitarist of Saxon


Fantastic! Two of my fave folks in the world xxx

 - Martin Stephenson , Musician/Record Producer

Well sung, well played, well written. Sheer class. Well done, Girls.

 - K. Scally, Musician/ Festival Organiser

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Music from the heart that stirs the soul!

Some GIG HIGHLIGHTS for 2024 so far!

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