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  -- Future dates will be posted when known   Bluegrass Instrumental Pickin’ Sessions, Loughor Boating Club – led by Will Pinnock – usually Wed Gower Acoustic Sessions usually 3rd Thurs. The Commercial Inn, Killay -- When they return all sessions start at 7.30pm  Check with Roland 07811 358475 www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk  

 

Tŷ tawe, Christina St. Swansea Welsh music sessions USUALLY 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.

 

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.

 

2020

NOVEMBER

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

Sat Nov 7th                              Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Calan

Fri Nov 13th                             The Gate, Cardiff The Trials of Cato

Fri Nov 13th                             Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Los Pacaminos ft. Paul Young

Sat Nov 14th                            The Gate, Cardiff Calan

Sun Nov 15th                           Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Charlie Dore

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

Wed Nov 25th                          Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Blair Dunlop

 

DECEMBER

Wed Dec 9th                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Geoff Lakeman & Rob Murch

Wed Dec 9th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Kate Rusby at Christmas

Wed Dec 9th                            Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Mediaeval Baebes

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

                                Lady Maisery, Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith.

Wed Dec 16th  £3                   Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72

                                               9EH Julie Crode & Adam Jenkins All proceeds McMillan Cancer Support. Bring small

                                               plate of food for the buffet. Huge Xmas Raffle

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

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

Sat Dec 19th                            Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Los Pacaminos

Sun Dec 20th                           Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Big Gospel Choir

Sun Dec 20th                           The Globe, Albany Rd, Cardiff The Wurzels

2021

JANUARY

Thu 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

Wed Jan 20th                           Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Schmoozenbergs

Sat Jan 23rd                            Pontardawe Arts Centre George Hichcliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.

Sun Jan 24th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Fri Jan 29th                              The Moon, Cardiff Grace Petrie & The Resistance Band

Sat Jan 30th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Eliza Carthy – Restitute Live

Sun Jan 31st                            Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Edwina Hayes

FEBRUARY

Wed Feb 3rd                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun

                                                CF72 9EH  Jackdawgs

Fri Feb 5th                               Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Martyn Joseph plays entire classic 2003 album +

                                               audience requests

Sat Feb 6th                              Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff An Evening with Martyn Joseph

Sat Feb 13th                            Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Bob Dylan Story

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

                               James

Fri Feb 20th                             Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Merry Hell

MARCH

Fri 5th – Sun 7th Mar                CWLWM CELTAIDD Hi Tide inn, Porthcawl

Tue Mar 2nd                             The Globe, Cardiff The Handsome Family

Thu Mar 4th                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Rob Barrett

Sat Mar 6th                              Riverfront, Newport  “Seven Drunken Nights” – The Story of the Dubliners

Sun Mar 7th                             Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Phil Beer

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

                                                Anthony John Clarke

Wed Mar 10th                          Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Kizzy Crawford

Fri Mar 12th                             Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Tue Mar 16th                           Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Martin Taylor & Martin Simpson

Thu Mar 18th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Clannad

Tue Mar 23rd                           The Glee Club, Cardiff Grace Petrie

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

                                               “Fake Thackray” John Watterson

Wed Mar 24th                          Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, cardiff Kris Drever

Thu Mar 25th                           Acapela studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Peatbog Faeries

Fri Mar 26th                             Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Lindisfarne

Sat Mar 27th                            Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Cara Dillon

Sun Mar 28th                           The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Grace Petrie

Tue Mar 30th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Jamie Smith’s Mabon – The Last Huzzah tour

Wed Mar 31st                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Over The Moon

APRIL

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

                                                NP20 5PJ Judy Cook

Sat Apr 3rd                               St David’s Hall, Cardiff Any Wadge

Fri Apr 9th                                Wyeside Theatre, Builth WellsJamie Smith’s Mabon – The Last Huzzah tour

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

Thu Apr 15th                            The Gate, Cardiff David Grubb

Fri Apr 16th                              Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Rusty Shackle

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

                                                Road Not Taken

Wed Apr 21st                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff FLOOK

Thu Apr 29th                            Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Dan McKinnon

MAY

Sun May 2nd                            Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Budapest Café Orchestra

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

                                The Outside Track     

Fri 7th – Sat 8th May                ROATH FOLK FESTIVAL The Gate, Cardiff

Tue May 11th                           Acapela Stdios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Skerryvore

Mon May 17th                          St David’s Hall, Cardiff Catrin Finch & Sekou Keita and Vishtèn

Wed May 5th                            Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Fairport Convention

Sat May 22nd                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Luke Jackson Trio

Sat May 22nd                           Rhosygilwen, Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire Peggy Seeger

Thu May 27th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Sally Ironmonger & Brian Carter

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

                                Rory McLeod

31st May – 5th  Jun                 EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL YR URDD Fferm Kilford, Dinbych

Thu Apr 22nd                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Magpies

JUNE

Tue Jun 1st                              St David’s Hall, Cardiff Lady Maisery

Wed Jun 2nd                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners

Wed Jun 6th                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Maz O’Connor

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

                                               Tania Opland & Mike Freeman

Wed Jun 9th                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Klezmer-ish

Wed Jun 16th                           Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Zervas & Pepper

Wed Jun 23rd                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                Boo Hewerdine & Brooks Williams – State of the Union

Wed Jun 23rd                          Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Lau- Unplugged

JULY

Sun Jul 4th                               Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Roving Crows

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

                                                Nick & Mally Dow

Mon Jul 26th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Midnight Skyracer

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

                                                Pharis & Jason Romero

Jul 31st – Aug 7th                     EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL Tregaron, Ceredigion

                                               https://eisteddfod.cymru/eisteddfod-2021

AUGUST

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

                                               Sadie & Jay

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

                                                The Jigantics

Fri 27th – Sun 29th Aug            BETWEEN THE TREES FESTIVAL Candleston Castle, Meryr Mawr, South Wales

SEPTEMBER

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

Sat 4th – Mon 6th Sep              St David’s Hall, Cardiff Riverdance

Sun Sep 19th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Julie July Band - The Fotheringay Tour – Songs from

                               Sandy Denny

OCTOBER

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

                                Pound & Pheobe Rees

Sun Oct 10th                            Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Thea Gilmore

Thu Oct 14th                            The Gate, Cardiff Karine Polwart

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

                                                Ryan Young & Chris Amer

Sat Oct 23rd                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Steeleye Span’s 50th Anniversary Tour 

Sat Oct 30th                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Billy Bragg

NOVEMBER

Wed Nov 3rd                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Cup O Joe

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

                                Daoiri Farrell

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

Sun Nov 28th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Show of Hands

DECEMBER

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

                                                Quicksilver

Thu Dec 2nd                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Fisherman’s Friends

Fri Dec 17th                             (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Xmas Party –

                                Les Barker

 

2022

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

                                Over The Moon