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 7 - 9pm 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/

OYSTERMOUTH RADIO   Wed & Fri 8pm Folk & Blues with John Davies www.oystermouthradio.com

 

Gower Bluegrass Acoustic Sessions Loughor Boating Club  – usually 2nd & 4th Tues  -- 2020 Mar 24th Apr 7th / 21st, May 5th / 19th, Jun 9th / 23rd, Jul 7th / * Bluegrass Instrumental Pickin’ Sessions, Loughor Boating Club – led by Will Pinnock – usually Wed  2020 Apr 1st / May 13th / Jun 3rd  / Jul 1st / *  Gower Acoustic Sessions 7.30pm  usually 3rd Thurs. The Commercial Inn, Killay --  2020 Mar 19th / Apr 16th / May 14th / Jun 18th All sessions start at 7.30pm Check with Roland 07811 358475 www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk 

See Home Page for addresses.

 

Tŷ tawe, Christina St. Swansea Welsh music sessions 2nd Friday each month. Door open 8.30pm Start 9pm http://www.sesiwn.cymru/

 

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

 

2020

PLEASE CHECK WITH VENUE AS MANY EVENTS ARE BEING CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. I AM REMOVING EVENTS THAT I KNOW ARE CANCELLED.

 

I will continue to add gigs for future dates but it is by no means certain that these will occur.

 

 

 

MAY

Sat May 2nd   7pm                   The Globe, Hay on Wye Many men Singing:- Hay Shantymen and Bellow Fellows

Sat May 2nd                             The Brunswick, Swansea The Philanderers

Sun May 3rd                            Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford Anthony John Clarke

Wed May 6th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff “Seven Drunken Nights” - The Story of The Dubliners”

Fri May 8th                               The Lyric, Carmarthen The Dublin Legends “Seven Drunken Nights”

Fri May 8th                               Wyeside Theatre, Buith Wells Jamie Smith’s Mabon “The Last Huzzah Tour”

Fri 8th - Sun 10th May              TREDEGAR HOUSE FOLK FESTIVAL Newport http://www.tredegarhousefestival.org.uk/ Fri Wed May 13th                          Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Tinc Y Tannau & Deb Winter “The Firemaker”Storytelling

                                                with music

May 15th                                  (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  The Hut

                                                People

Fri 15th – Sat 16th May            ROATH FOLK FESTIVAL The Gate, Keppoch St Cardiff

Wed May 20th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun

                                                CF72 9EH  Nick & Mally Dow

Thu May 21st                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                               NP20 5PJ Sally Ironmonger & Brian Carter

 

Fri May 22nd                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Jamie Smith’s Mabon “The Last Huzzah Tour”

Fri May 22nd   7.30pm £29.15 Pontardawe Arts Centre Steeleye Span

Sat May 23rd                           Rhosygilwen, Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire Peggy Seeger & Calum McColl

Sat May 23rd                            Pontardawe Arts Centre The Zombies
25th – 30th May                        EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL YR URDD Fferm Kilford, Dinby

Thu May 28th                           The Glee Club, Cardiff Grace Petrie   

Fri May 29th                             Rhosygilwen, Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire Julie Felix

 

JUNE

 

Tue Jun 2nd                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Lau (unplugged)

Sun Jun 7th                              Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford Folklaw

Tue Jun 9th                              St David’s Hall, Cardiff Midnight Skyracer

Wed Jun 10th                           Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Red Wine Seranaders 20s ragtime & jugband blues from

                                                Italy

Thu Jun 11th                            Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Frank Hennessy & Friends

 

Thu Jun 11th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Fri Jun 12th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre George Hinchcliffe’s Ukulele Orchstra of Great Britain

Sat Jun 13th   3 -  8pm Free   Pontardawe Arts Centre “Celebration of Voice” Choirs of the region

Sat Jun 13th                             Llanbedr, nr Crichowell Jamie Smith’s Mabon “The Last Huzzah Tour”

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

                                               Hannah James & Toby Kuhn

Fri Jun 19th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  John

                                                Alderslade

Fri Jul 24th                               Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Budapest Café Orchestra

Thu Jun 25th                            Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone,

                                                NP10 9AE John Watterson (aka Fake Thackray)

Wed May 27th  8pm  £13/11   The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Grace Petrie

Tue Jun 30th                            Pontardawe Arts Centre Midnight Skyracer 

JULY

Thu Jul 2nd                              Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone,

                                                NP10 9AE Reg Meuross

Sat Jul 4th                                The Brunswick, Swansea The Philanderers

Sun Jul 5th                               Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford The Meadows Band

Wed Jul 8th                              Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Granny’s Attic

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

                                     Brooks Williams & Boo Hewerdine

Tue Jul 14th                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff FLOOK

Thu Jul 16th                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Enda Kenny

Mon Jul 20th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Lady Maisery Welsh Proms

Wed Jul 22nd                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH The Jigantics

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

                                               JackDawgs with Roland Emmanuel

AUGUST

Thu Aug 13th                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10

                                               9AE Sadie & Jay

Aug 1st - 8th                             EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL Tregaron, Ceredigion

Mon Aug 3rd                            Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Yves Lambert Trio (French Canadian)

Wed Aug 12th                        Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Sadie & Jay

Fri 28th – Sun 30th Aug            BETWEEN THE TREES FESTIVAL Candleston Castle, Meryr Mawr, South Wales

SEPTEMBER

Wed Sep 2nd                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Hungrytown

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

                                                Llantrisant  Folk Club 40th Birthday Party (with buffet)

Mon Sep 14th                          St David’s Hall, Cardiff Any Wadge

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

                                                Findlay Napier & Megan Henwood

Wed Sep 16th                          Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Fairport Convention

Thu Sep 17th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road

                                                Newport NP20 5PJ. Maria Dunn & Shannon Johnson

Thu Sep 17th                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10

                                                9AE Jay Turner

Fri Sep 18th                             (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  John James

 

Sat Sep 19th                            RUFF Ceilidh St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Band tba

 

Sun Sep 20th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Julie July Band - The Fotheringay Tour – Songs

                                                from Sandy Denny

OCTOBER

Thu Oct 1st                                                 Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Martin Carthy

Fri Oct 2nd                               (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Martin Carthy

Fri Oct 9th                                Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Thea Gilmore

Sat Oct 10th                             Swansea Grand Theatre Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of The Dubliners”

Sat Oct 10th                             Acapela studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Tir Na nOg

Wed Oct 14th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Gordon Giltrap

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

NP20 5PJ Martin Carthy

Fri Oct 16th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Martin Carthy

Fri 16th – Sun 18th Oct             PENTREFFEST AUTUMN FESTIVAL St Fagan’s Village Hall, Croft y Genau Rd. St Fagan’s

                                                Cardiff  with Arbadetorne, Rozenn Talec + Yannic Noguet and Carol Turner

Sat Oct 17th                             RUFF Ceilidh St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Out of Hand plus Alison Rowley

Wed Oct 21st                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun

                                               CF72 9EH  Wiinter Wilson

Thu Oct 22nd                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10

                                               9AE Jack Rutter

Sat Oct 24th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Kris Drever

Wed Oct 28th                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Daoiri Farrell

Fri Oct 30th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Old Strafford

NOVEMBER

Tue Nov 3rd                             Rhosygilwen, Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire Martin & Eliza Carthy

Wed Nov 4th                            Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Martin & Eliza Carthy

Wed Nov 11th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Jody Kruskal

Thu Nov 12th                           St david’s Hall, Cardiff Clannad

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

                                                NP20 5PJ Alden, Patteron & Dashwood.

Thu Nov 12th                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10

                                               9AE Ruth Notman TBC

Fri Nov 13th                             (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Robin Huw  

                                                Bowen

Sat Nov 14th                            RUFF Ceilidh St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Random with Mike Courthold

Sun Nov 15th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Swansea Charlie Dore 

Tue Nov 24th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Sam Sweeney Band

Thu Nov 26th                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone,

                                                NP10 9AE Ruth Notman

DECEMBER

Thu Dec 3rd                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Dave Gibb

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

                                                Geoff Lakeman & Rob Murch

Fri Dec 11th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Xmas Party

                                                with Les Barker

Sat Dec 12th                            RUFF Ceilidh St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Juice & Dave Parsons

 

Mon Dec 14th                          Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff “Awake-Arise – A Christmas Show For Our Times”

                                               Lady Maisery, Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith.

Thu Dec 17th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff St Agnes Fountain

Fri Dec 18th                             Acapela Stdios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Los Pacaminos.

 

2021

 

 

Fri Jan 14th                              Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Brooks Williams

Fri Jan 15th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Brooks

                                                 Williams

Fri Feb 20th                             (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Mike & Dylan

                                               James

Wed Mar 24th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Over The Moon

Fri Apr 9th                                (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  

                                                Andy Irvine

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

                                                Road Not Taken

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

                                                Outside Track    

Wed May 26th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Rory McLeod

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

                                                Tania Opland & Mike Freeman

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

                                                Ryan Young & Chris Amer

Fri Nov 19th                            (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Jez Lowe

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

                                                Quicksilver