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There are hints of folk, easy jazz, punk, chanson and samba in the music of 'Magdalena & the Mystical Birds'.

Magdalena & the Mystical Birds

Ideal as a festival band, their music is optimistic and uplifting.


What do you get when you mix a Polish singer-songwriter, a punk guitarist/bass player, a samba drummer, and a session musician?




Hear the songbirds flying from above bringing the renewed energy, joy, and messages for your heart! Meet Lady Phoenix, Lord Crow, Mr Heron and Mr Owl and enjoy every moment filled with magic, synchronicity, flow & rhythms.

However you describe the band, with their hints of easy jazz, folk or blues, their strength lies in a performance of joyous playfulness with theatrical elements that echo the exuberance of the '60s.

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Ideal as a festival band, their music is optimistic and uplifting. Because they enjoy live performance and audience participation, their appeal is easy and uncomplicated.


Magdalena Atkinson | Magdalena& the Mystical Birds

Their stage presence is light and playful.


Steve Jones (formerly of Heron and Mungo Jerry) is on keyboards, Drew Crow Star (glam rock punk poet) is on bass, and on percussion is Darren Coleman (leader of Blackdown Samba).

Individually, they have performed at international festivals, theatres, folk clubs, street theatre, and given their time to care homes and disability groups. Collectively, they have played to both audiences of thousands and to small intimate gatherings.


Drawing on their musical backgrounds, there are sometimes hints of easy jazz, punk, folk, chanson and samba in the music. With something of the early '60s festival exuberance about them, their stage presence is light and playful.


'Magdalena and the Mystical Birds' is a perfect band for the festivals and gatherings showcasing new music or wherever original positive vibes are welcomed and appreciated! Their enthusiasm & playfulness is contagious so just have them on board!

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