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  – usually 2nd & 4th Tues  -- 

Jun 26th / Jul 10th Summer break till September        Gower Acoustic Sessions 7.30pm  3rd Thurs. The Commercial Inn, Killay –  Restarting in September Check with Roland 07811 358475 www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk 

 

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.

 

2018

 

JUNE

Sun Jun 24th                            Riverside Folk Club, Loughor Boating Club Morfa supported by The Meadows

Mon Jun 25th                           Cwmafan Folk Club, The Rolling Mill, Cwmafan Tangle Jack

Wed Jun 27th                           Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Midnight Skyracer

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

                                                NP20 5PJ.    Midnight Skyracer

Fri Jun 29th                              Y Parlwr. Splot, Cardiff Vrï and Gwilym Bowen Rees.

Fri Jun 29th                             Neath Little Theatre, Westernmoor Rd. Keith James “The Songs of Leonard Cohen”

Fri Jun 29th  Am ddim  8pm    Tyrfe Tawe, Tŷ Tawe, Abertawe Lowri Evans

Fri Jun 29th – Sun 1st Jul         UKULELE FESTIVAL OF WALES Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill, Gower

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Midnight Skyracer

Fri Jun 29th                              (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Open Night with

Showcase from Triantán

Fri Jun 29th £10 7.30pm          Neuadd Llangathen, Llanarthne Festnoz - Lleuwen Steffan & Aneirin Karadog Dim bar

                                                BYO         07775 847710

Sat Jun 30th                             Brecon Folk & More Club, The Muse, Old Museum, Brecon Show of Hands

Sat Jun 30th  £10 5pm till late  Folk at the Hangout, Llandeilo The Meadows, Monte Dons, Brenig, Cynefin

Sat Jun 30th                             Abercych Twmpath with Carreg Bica

Sat Jun 30th  £22+50p             Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Show of Hands 01874 611 622

https://theatrbrycheiniog.ticketsolve.com/shows/873587305?locale=en-GB 

Sat Jun 30th – Sun Jul 1st       BRECON FOLK & MORE MIDSUMER FESTIVAL Theatr Brycheiniog and The Muse, Brecon

Sat Jun 30th – Sun Jul 1st       TAFWYL Cardiff Castle http://tafwyl.org/en/tafwyl17-general-info/

 

JULY

Sun Jul 1st   3pm Donations    St Ciwg’s Day Summer Picnic, Llangiwg, Pontardawe. Music from The Sterl Brothers

Sun Jul 1st                               Rhosygilwen Manor, Cilgerran, Pembs Nancy Kerr

Tue Jul 3rd   £12                     Miners’, Ammanford Martin Carthy

Tue Jul 3rd   7.30 – 10pm        Acoustic Tuesday South Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel St Cardiff

                                                Resident Singers and guests Guto Dafis, Mike Johnson and Brian Pearson

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

                                                Molly Evans & Jack Rutter

Thu Jul 5th                               Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Guto Dafis & Danny Kilbride

Fri Jul 6th                                 Pentreffest, St Fagans Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Road, St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6DU

                                                Summer BBQ

Sat Jul 7th 12 noon                  The Angel, Llandeilo Old Strafford (Part of Llandeilo Jazz w/e)

Sun Jul 8th  4-6pm                  The Bell Inn, Caerleon Old Strafford

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

                                                NP20 5PJ.Jezz Lowe

Thu Jul 12th                             Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Vera Van Heeringen Trio

Thu Jul 12th  7pm Am ddim     Clwb Rygbi,Sgiwen, Abertawe Sesiwn Werin Gymreig Jam anffurfiol. Dewch ag offeryn!

Fri 13th- Sat 14th Jul                RUDRY MUSIC FESTIVAL: OFF THE BEATEN TRACK www.rudrymusicfestival.org

Sat Jul 14th Btwn 12 & 4pm    Cynon Valley Museum, Aberdare CF44 8DL Carole Etherton & Andrew McKay

Sun Jul 15th                             Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford GL 16 8LH Ian Bruce 01594 833883

Sun Jul 15th 2pm                     The White Horse, Llandeilo Old Strafford

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

                                                Nick Dow

Thu Jul 19th                             Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Rd. Rogerstone Eddie Walker

Thu 19th – Sun 22nd Jul           FOLK ON THE LAWN Abbey Mill,Tintern www.folkonthelawn.com

Fri Jul 20th                               (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais John

                                                Alderslade

Fri Jul 20th   7.30pm £5           Rhys Pritchard Hall, nr Llandovery SA20 0DD Peter Brock – Playford Dancing 01550

                                                720483 www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

Mon Jul 23rd                            Folk Prom, St David’s Hall, Cardiff Calan

Fri Jul 27th Am ddim  8pm       Tyrfe Tawe, Tŷ Tawe, Abertawe Sorela

Fri 27th – Sun 29th Jul              GOWER BLUEGRASS PICKIN’ & SINGIN’ WEEKEND Based around Gower Heritage

                                                Centre, Parkmill Gower SA3 2EH

Tue Jul 31st                             Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Gordie MacKeeman & his Rhythm Boys

 

AUGUST

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

                                                Resident Singers and guests.

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

                                                Barker

Thu Aug 9th                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. The Trials of Cato

Fri Aug 10th                             The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Gasper Nali (Malawi)

Sat Aug 11th  £12.50               Llantilo Pertholey Hall, Mardy, Abergavenny Skirrid with Anneth calling. Meal and ceilidh

                                                BYO drinks  (Tenovus fundraiser) 07835 952754

Sat 11th – Sun 12th Aug           FIDDLE FESTIVAL OF WALES Parkmill Heritage Centre, Gower

Sun Aug 12th                          The Brunswick, Swansea The Philanderers

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

                                               Wood

Sun Aug 19th   10.45am          GELLIONNEN CHAPEL FOLK SERVICE Mynnydd Gellionnen, above Pontardawe.

                                               Input from Valley Folk Club & Chapel members  A warm welcome to people of all faiths or

                                               none.

Sun Aug 19th  2 – 5pm Free   PONTARDAWE RUGBY CLUB Valley Folk Club Showcase (MC – Lynne Gent)

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

                                                WÖR

Fri Aug 31st – Sun 2nd Sep      BETWEEN THE TREES FESTIVAL Candleston Campsite, Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend

                                                https://betweenthetreesfestival.co.uk/

 

SEPTEMBER

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

                                                Meuross

Wed Sep 5th                            Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Magna Carta

Fri Sep 7th                              Pentreffest, St Fagans Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Road, St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6DU tba

Fri Sep 7th                               Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel, Llandeilo Mark Flannagan (guitarist Jools Holland Rhythm

                                               & Blues Orchestra)  info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Fri Sep 7th                               St David’s Hall, Cardiff “Seven Drunken Nights” – The story of the Dubliners

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

Sun Sep 9th                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Gentle Good (Gareth Bonello)

Thu Sep 13th                           Cuffern Manor, Roche, Haverfordwest Greg Russell & Cieran Algar

Fri Sep 14th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais DnA (Delyth &

                                                Angharad)

Sun Sep 16th                           Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford GL 16 8LH Craig & Willoughby

                                                01594 833883

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

                                     Guto Dafis & Danny Kilbride

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

                                                Colum Sands

Thu Sep 20th  8pm                  Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl The Rumblestrutters

Fri Sep 21st   7.30pm              Penarth Acoustic Club, Penarth Conservative Club, Stanwell Rd The Rumblestrutters

Sat Sep 22nd                           Morganstown Village Hall, Cardiff - Ruff Ceilidh :Hairpin Bend with Dave Parsons

Wed Sep 26th                          Pontardawe Arts Centre BLOWZABELLA 

Fri Sep 28th Am ddim  8pm     Tyrfe Tawe, Tŷ Tawe, Abertawe Elin Fflur

Sat Sep 29th                            Victoria Hall, Lampeter Whitehall Parade

OCTOBER

Mon Oct 1st                             Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen Steeleye Span

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

                                                Chris Foster

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

                                                NP20 5PJ.    Zoe Mulford & Tom Kitching

Date to be rearranged            Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel, Llandeilo DnA and Vrï.

Fri Oct 5th                                Pentreffest, St Fagans Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Road, St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6DU Steve

                                                Turner & Helena Torpy

Fri Oct 5th                                The Ffwrnes, Llanelli Allan Yn Y Fan

Sun Oct 7th                              Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford GL 16 8LH Huw Williams 01594 833883

Sun Oct 7th                              Acapella Studios, Pentyrch Blaire Dunlop

Wed Oct 10th                           Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Rob Harbron & Emma Reid

Fri Oct 12th                              Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Cara Dillon

Fri Oct 12th                              St David’s Hall, Cardiff Van Morrison

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

                                                Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

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

                                                Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

Fri Oct 19th                              Pontardawe Arts Centre Karine Polwart

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

                                                Christmas

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

                                                Carrivick Sisters

Fri Oct 26th Am ddim  8pm    Tyrfe Tawe, Tŷ Tawe, Abertawe Catrin O’Neill

Fri Oct 26th                              Rhosygilwen Manor, Cilgerran, Pembs DnA (Delyth & Angharad Jenkins)

Sat Oct 27th                             RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Bristol Ceilidh Quartet

                                                with Hannah Moore

Sat Oct 27th                             Abercych Twmpath with Carreg Bica

 

NOVEMBER

Thu Nov 1st                             Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Danny Barnes Trio

Sun Nov 4th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Wishbone Ash

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

                                                Sarah McQuaid

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

                                                NP20 5PJ Anthony John Clarke

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

                                                & Rob van Sante

Fri Nov 9th                               Pontardawe Arts Centre Martyn Joseph

Thu Nov 15th                           Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Jaywalkers

Thu Nov 15th                           Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Rd. Rogerstone Quicksilver

Fri Nov 16th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Fri Nov 16th                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Skerryvore

Fri Nov 16th                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Show of Hands

Sat Nov 17th                            RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Threepenny Bit with Ian

                                               Nichols

Sun Nov 18th                           Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford GL 16 8LH Steve Tilston 01594 833883

Sun Nov 18th                           The Tramshed, Cardiff Seth Lakeman

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

                                               CF72 9EH  Cosmotheka         

Fri Nov 30th    8pm                 (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Ian Bruce

Fri Nov 30th Am ddim  8pm     Tyrfe Tawe, Tŷ Tawe, Abertawe Gwenan Gibbard

 

DECEMBER

Sun Dec 2nd                            Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford GL 16 8LH Chris & Wendy Morton

                                               01594 833883

Tue Dec 4th                             The Lyric, Carmarthen “A Celtic Christmas” with Calan

Thu Dec 6th                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. The Trials of Cato

Sat Dec 8th                              The Lyric, Carmarthen Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders

Sun Dec 9th                             The Brunswick, Swansea Old Strafford

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

Xmas Party No 1

Fri Dec 14th                             (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Xmas Party

                                                with Rocky  Road

Sat Dec 15th                            RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Juice with Dave Parsons

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

                                                Xmas Party No 2 – Belshazzar’s Feast

Fri Dec 21st                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Los Pacaminos Xmas Party

 

2019

 

 

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

                                                Rumblestrutters

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Edwina Hayes

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

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

                                                Solasta

Sat Feb 23rd  £42-67 7.30pm   St David’s Hall, Cardiff Joan Baez

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

                                               Judy Cook

Sat Mar 17th                            Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Phil Knight & John Spiers

Sat Mar 23rd Sold out             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Amy Wadge & Luke Jackson

Sun Mar 24th                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Amy Wadge & Luke Jackson

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Nick Dow

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

                                                Mairearad Green & Anna Massie

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

                                                Hut People

Thu Jun 6th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road

                                                Newport NP20 5PJ. Pete Harris & Mick Ryan

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

                                               Colum Sands

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Wildwood Jack

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