SOUTH WALES' FOLK RELATED GIG LIST
 SOUTH WALES' FOLK RELATED GIG LIST

Gig List

FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales.

Check with the venue before you go.

Things change and people don't tell me.

 

This list is compiled from various sources. Please check with venue before you go.

The  gig list is available by email and may be even more up to date. To receive the list or to have your event included email me  - cas@casbar.co.uk

 

FOLKWALES ONLINE MAGAZINE www.folk.wales/ 

CELTIC HEARTBEAT Frank Hennessy BBC Radio Wales  Sundays 6 - 8pm Online too http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/radiowales/sites/celticheartbeat/

RADIO TIRCOED 106.5FM “All Folked Up” Thursdays 8-9pm http://www.radiotircoed.com/

 

Gower Bluegrass Acoustic  Sessions 7.30pm Loughor Boating Club  – 2nd & 4th Tues  -- Oct 24th / Nov 7th & 28th / Dec 12th & Wed 27th Jan 9th & 30th / Feb 13th & 27th / Mar 13th & 27th / Apr 10th & 24th / May 8th & 22nd / Jun 12th & 26th / Jul 10th  Gower Acoustic Sessions 7.30pm  3rd Thurs. The Commercial Inn, Killay –  Nov 16th / Dec 21st / Jan 18th / Feb 22nd / Mar 22nd / Apr19th / May 17th / Jun 21st  Check with Roland 07811 358475 www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk 

 

See the FOLK CLUBS page for CLUBS, REGULAR GATHERINGS, POETRY & FESTIVALS in South Wales. See the VENUES page for addresses of where folk happens.

 

2017

 

OCTOBER

Fri Oct 20th 7pm  Free            The Hyst, Swansea Nigel Davies and others.

Fri Oct 20th   £12                     St Donat’s Castle, Atlantic College, Llantwit Major De Temps Antan

Fri Oct 20th  7.30pm £5           Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Nigel Mason – Folk Dancing Includes food and

                                               drinks. www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk Jean 01550 720483

Fri 20th – Sun 22nd Oct         PENTREFFEST AUTUMN FESTIVAL Rudry Parish Hall, Rudry, CF83 3DF

Pentreffest Autumn Festival 2017

Sat Oct 21st  7.30pm               The Globe, Hay on Wye The Dancing Floor Group – “Dancing the World into Being” with

                                                music and introductory set from The Village Quire www.theglobeathay.org

Sat Oct 21st 7.30pm  £7          Solva Memorial Hall, Pembs  Fisgguard Folk Welsh Air Ambulance Benefit

                                                07934418186  storsman@gmail.com

Sun Oct 22nd  3.30-5pm          Browns Hotel, Laugharne Reg Meuross

Fri Oct 27th New date              (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Old Strafford

Fri Oct 27th                              Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan Hot Club of Cowtown

Fri Oct 27th  8pm Free            Tŷ Tawe, Christina St. Swansea Brigyn

Fri Oct 27th                              Y Parlwr, Old Library, Splott, Cardiff Foxglove Trio

Fri Oct 27th  7pm                     Little Man Coffee Shop, Cardiff The Foxglove Trio 

                                                http://www.wegottickets.com/event/417652

Sat Oct 28th 7.30pm  £10        Ewenny Priory, Vale of Glamorgan Ninebarrow www.ewennyfestival.co.uk

Tue Oct 31st   8pm                  St David’s Hall, Cardiff Bella Hardy

 

NOVEMBER

Wed Nov 1st                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               James Keelaghan & Hugh McMillan (Canada)

Wed Nov 2nd                           Lyceum Folk Club,Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport NP20 5PJ

                                                Pilgrims’ Way

Thu Nov 2nd  £10                    Cuffern Manor, nr Roche, Haverfordwest James Keelaghan & Hugh McMillan (Canada)

Fri Nov 3rd   7.30pm                Pentreffestnoz, St Fagans Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Road, St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6DU

                                                Triskellion

Fri 3rd – Sat 4th Nov                 DO NOT GO GENTLE FESTIVAL Various venues, Swansea

Sat Nov 4th                              Clwb Ifor Bach, Swansea Emily Barker

Tue Nov 7th   7.30 – 10pm      Acoustic Tuesday South Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel St Cardiff

                                               Resident singers

Wed Nov 8th                            Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel, Llandeilo Doug MacLeod

Wed Nov 8th   7.30pm             Brecon Folk & More Club, The Muse, Brecon Washboard Resonators

Thu Nov 9th                             Upstairs at the Unicorn, Pontypool Platform 1 http://www.upstairsattheunicorn.co.uk/Events/    

Fri Nov 10th                             7.30pm    Borough Theatre, Abergavenny The Devil’s Violin

Fri Nov 10th £10ad/£12           Barry West End Club, Barry Veronican Spergia & Max de Bernardi 07561 143114

Sat Nov 11th  2.30 & 4pm       Tenby Blues Festival (Blues Trail), The Normandie Old Strafford

Sat Nov 11th                            Taliesin Theatre, Swansea Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita (Latin American, West African mix)

Sat Nov 11th  8pm £16.50+bf  Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Gordon Giltrap

Sun Nov 12th    8.30pm           The Brunswick, Swansea Old Strafford

Tue Nov 14th  7.30pm             Sherman Theatre, Cardiff John Watterson and Mark Goodall & Rudolph Rocker celebrate

                                               Jake Thackray & Georges Brassens “The Lost Will and Testament of Jake Thackray”

Tue Nov 14th  7yh  £0            Tafarn Y Gwachel, Pontardawe Inn, Pontardawe Sesh Sŵn  (Traditional Welsh medium Folk

                                               Session)

Wed Nov 15th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Moirai

Wed Nov 15th          7.30pm    Borough Theatre, Abergavenny Martin Simpson

Wed Nov 15th                          Pontardawe Arts Centre The Devil’s Violin “Stolen”

Wed Nov 15th                          Norwegian Church, Cardiff Sally Barker & Vicki Genfan

Thu Nov 16th   £25.30             Tramshed, Clare Rd. Cardiff CF11 6OP Oysterband (40th Celebration Tour)

Thu Nov 16th                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, Highcross Rd Rogerstone NP10 9AD

                                                Steve Tilston

Fri Nov 17th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Guto Dafis &

                                                Danny Kilbride

Fri Nov 17th  £8/6    7.30pm    Llanwrda Hall, nr Llandovery SA19 8AD Kantref European dancing / twmpath dances (live

                                               music) Bring finger food and drinks. www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk  Jean 01550 720483

Sat Nov 18th                            RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Jigfoot & Ian Nichols

Sat Nov 18th            9pm         The Kinsale, Mumbles, Swansea Rocky Road

Sat Nov 18th 7.30pm £29        Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot Joe Brown

Sat Nov 18th  Free                  BLACK MOUNTAIN PICKIN’ DAY Baskerville Hall, Clyro 07812 102177 Cheap camping.

                                               Rooms avail.

Sun Nov 19th                           The Brunswick, Swansea Old Strafford

Sun Nov 19th   £25.30             Tramshed, Clare Rd. Cardiff CF11 6OP Billy Bragg

Mon Nov 20th  £66.50+bf        St David’s Hall, Cardiff Van Morrison

Tue Nov 21st   £21.45             Tramshed, Clare Rd. Cardiff CF11 6OP Lau

Tue Nov 21st  5.30pm             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Frigg’s Finnish Fiddle Tunes Workshop

Tue Nov 21st   8pm                 St David’s Hall, Cardiff Frigg

Tue Nov 21sr                          Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Bethan Mascarenhas

Wed Nov 22nd                         The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Talisk

Wed Nov 22nd £27.50             Tramshed, Clare Rd. Cardiff CF11 6OP Afro Celt Sound System

Wed Nov 22nd  8pm                St David’s Hall, Cardiff Tom Russell

Thu Nov 23rd                           Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Christopher Rees

Thu Nov 23rd 7.30pm              Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders

Fri Nov 24th  8pm  £5              (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais nr Clydach.

                                                Caradog Jones & Geraint Roberts and Andy Tamlyn Jones (A special 50/50 night))

Fri Nov 24th  8pm Free           Tŷ Tawe, Christina St. Swansea Gareth Bonello

Fri Nov 24th                             The Globe, Albany Rd. Cardiff Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings

                                                http://globecardiffmusic.com/

Fri Nov 24th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Volosi

Tue Nov 28th   7.30pm            Borough Theatre, Abergavenny Steeleye Span

Wed Nov 29th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Aidan Sheehan’s Harmonica Workshop.(Showcase)

Thu Nov 30th  £10                   Cuffern Manor, nr Roche, Haverfordwest Ninebarrow

 

DECEMBER

Fri Dec 1st                               Pentreffestnoz, St Fagan’s Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Rd, St Fagan’s Cardiff CF5 6DU

                                               Ravi Sawney & Anna Pack

Fri Dec 1st   7.30pm                 Borough Theatre, Abergavenny Andy Fairweather Low & The High Riders and The Low

                                                Riders

Sun Dec 3rd                             Uplands Tavern, Swansea The Philanderers

Sun Dec 3rd                             Forest Folk Club, The Royal Oak, Parkhill, Lydney Whiskey River

Wed Dec 6th                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH The

                                                Trials of Cato

Wed Dec 6th  £23.10               Tramshed, Clare Rd. Cardiff CF11 6OP Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band

Thu Dec 7th                             Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport NP20 5PJ

                                               The Rumblestrutters

Fri Dec 8th                              (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Xmas Party

                                               with Baggy-Cringle

Fri Dec 8th                               Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Calan

Sat Dec 9th                           RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Cat’s Claw & Mic

                                               Spencely

                                                Party

Sat Dec 9th  8.30pm                Taste, 1 Talbot Rd, Port Talbot The Rumblestrutters

Sat Dec 9th    9pm                   Vivian Arms, Sketty, Swansea Rocky Road

Tue Dec 12th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Kate Rusby – At Christmas

Wed Dec 13th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Xmas Party No 1        £4 including buffet

Fri Dec 15th                             Resolven Miners Welfare Social Club, Resolven, Neath Whitefern Xmas Sing Song

Fri Dec 15th 7.30pm £5           Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Festive Xmas Dancing with George Whitfield

                                                (live music) Includes food and drinks www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk  Jean 01550 720483

Tue Dec 19th                           Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Cath Little, David Ambrose & Angharad

                                                Wynne + Three-Legg’d Mare

Wed Dec 20th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH The

                                                Village Quire – “Golden Gifts For All”

2018

 

JANUARY

Wed Jan 10th                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Vrï

Tue Jan 16th                            Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Joseph Sobol + tbc

Tue Jan 16th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martyn Joseph

Thu Jan 18th                            Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. 

                                                Moreton Roadshow

Fri Jan 19th                              (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Captain Cat &

                                                The Sailors

Wed Jan 24th                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun

                                                CF72 9EH Cassie & Maggie McDonald (Nova Scotia)

Sat Jan 27th                             RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Juice with Dave Parsons

Tue Jan 30th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Amy Wadge & Luke Jackson

FEBRUARY

Tue Feb 6th                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Chris Wood

Wed Feb 7th                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH The

                                                Brother Brothers (USA)

Wed Feb 7th   7.30pm             Brecon Folk & More Club, The Muse, Brecon Phil Beer

Wed Feb 14th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Rattle on the Stovepipe

Thu Feb 15th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. Bay Rum Hounds

Fri Feb 16th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Greg Rowlands

                                                supported by Huw Pudner & Bob Thomas

Tue Feb 20th                           Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Tim Ralphs + tbc

MARCH

Tue Mar 6th                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Cara Dillon

Sat Mar 10th                            Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff Max Boyce

Wed Mar 14th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Pilgrims’ Way

Thu Mar 15th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. Barlowcree

Fri Mar 16th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Huw Williams

Fri Mar 16th                             Gwyn Hall, Neath Max Boyce

Tue Mar 20th                           Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Jez Danks + tbc

Wed Mar 21st                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Sarah Grey & Kieron Means

Wed Mar 21st                          Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy The Furrow Collective

APRIL

Wed Apr 4th                             Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Debra Cowan (USA)

Sun Apr 8th                              Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff Max Boyce

Thu Apr 12th                            Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport NP20 5PJ

                                                Winter Wilson

Wed Apr 18th                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                John Connolly

MAY

Tue May 1st                             Gwerin Aber Folk, Four Seasons Hotel, Aberystwyth SY23 2DX Hungrytown

Fri 11th – Sun 13th May           TREDEGAR HOUSE FOLK FESTIVAL Newport NP10 8YW

                                                www.tredegarhousefestival.org.uk

Wed May 16th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Granny’s Attic

Fri May 18th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais BouZaTina

Thu May 24th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road 

                                                Newport NP20 5PJ Jeff Warner

Wed May 30th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

JUNE

Wed Jun 6th                             Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Brookes Williams (USA)

Fri 8th – Sun 10th Jun             GOWER FOLK FESTIVAL Woebley Castle, Llanrhidian,Gower SA3 1HB

JULY

Thu Jun 28th                            Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. Midnight Skyracer

Wed Jul 4th                              Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Molly Evans & Jack Rutter

Thu Jul 12th                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ.Jezz Lowe

Wed Jul 18th                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Nick Dow

AUGUST

Wed Aug 8th                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Les

                                                Barker

Wed Aug 15th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Bob

                                               Wood

Wed Aug 29th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                WÖR

SEPTEMBER

Wed Sep 5th                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Reg

                                                Meuross

Fri 7th – Sun 9th Sep                GOWER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill,

Wed Sep 19th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Colum Sands

Thu Sep 20th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport NP20 5PJ

                                                Colum Sands

OCTOBER

Wed Oct 17th                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

NOVEMBER

Thu Nov 8th                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Anthony John Clarke

Wed Nov 20th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Sarah McQuaid

DECEMBER

2019

 

Wed Jan 9th                             Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH The

                                                Rumblestrutters

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