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  --

2019  Feb 26th / Mar 12th & 26th / Apr 9th & 30th / May 7th & 21st / Jun 11th & 25th / Jul 9th  - - Gower Acoustic Sessions 7.30pm  usually 3rd Thurs. The Commercial Inn, Killay --  2019  Feb 21st /

 Mar 14th (change) / Apr 18th / May 16th / Jun 20th   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.

 

2019

 

FEB

 

Tue Feb 19th  7-10pm             Sesh Sŵn Cwmafan, The Brit Pub, London Row, Cwmavon. Am ddim. Dewch ag offeryn

Tue Feb 19th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Jim Moray

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

                                                Solasta.

Fri Feb 22nd                             Pontardawe Arts Centre The Blues Band

Fri Feb 22nd 7pm  £12(15)      Rudry Parish Hall, Cardiff    Dan Donnelly & Jon Sevink and friends

Feb 23rd  7.30pm Free            Barry West End Club,CF62 6QY. Jacob & Drinkwater “This Old River Tour”

Sat Feb 23rd  £42-67 7.30pm   St David’s Hall, Cardiff Joan Baez  “Fare Thee Well Tour”

Wed Feb 27th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Showcase – Mike Johnson

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

                                               NP20 5PJ. The Rosellys

MAR

Fri Mar 1st – Sat Mar 2nd         CROESO SWANSEA 2019 Castle Square Swansea

http://www.enjoyswanseabay.com/croeso-swansea-2019-live-music-and-entertainment/

Fri Mar 1st                               Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Steve Tilston

Fri Mar 1st   8pm                     Ty Tawe, Christina St. Swansea Lowri Evans

Fri Mar 1st                                St Fagan’s Village Hall  Crofft Y Genau Rd, CF5 6DU MoltenAmba

Fri Mar 1st &.30pm  £16          The Bleddfa Centre, Knighton Ceilidh Dance with Henry Marten’s Ghost Inc meal

Sat Mar 2nd   1pm - late          ROATH FOLK FESTIVAL The Gate, Cardiff

Sat Mar 2nd  2 – 4pm £10/12  Swansea Wellbeing Centre SA1 5PQ  Workshop – Songs & Rhythms from Cuba

                                                07811 628247   Heathermurray125@gmail.com

Sat Mar 2nd 6pm Pre-book      Nicholaton House, Penmaen, Gower  St David’s Day Dinner & Dance Ceilidh with

                                               Coppercaillie

Sun Mar 2nd                             Catbrook memorial Hall,Monmouthshire Jamie Smith’s Mabon

Sun Mar 3rd                             Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Forest of Dean Pete Coe

Sun Mar 3rd0 7.30pm  £26/27  Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Barbara Dickson

Mon Mar 4th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Hayseed Dixie

Tue Mar 5th      7.30 – 10pm   Acoustic Tuesday South Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel St Cardiff

                                               Resident Singers and guests

Tue Mar 5th                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Juan Martin

Fri Mar 8th                               Pontardawe Arts Centre Jon Boden & The Remnant Strings

Fri Mar 8th                               The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Luke Daniels & Nancy Kerr

Fri 8th – Sun 10th March          CWLWM CELTAIDD Porthcawl

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

                                               Judy Cook

Thu Mar 14th                           Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Thunder & Rain

Thu Mar 14th                           Pontardawe Arts Centre O’Hooley & Tidow

Thu Mar 14th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                               NP20 5PJ. Spotlight on Americana (Mark Purnell & Darren Baker)

Fri Mar 15th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Les Barker

Fri Mar 15th 7.30pm £10         Llanwrda Hall, nr Llandovery SA19 8HD Twmpath with Di Enw & Rose Matthews Food

                                                llandoveryfolkdancing.co,uk . Jean 01550 720483

Sat Mar 16th                            RUFF CMC Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff

                                               CF14 4XW Token Women & Jo Freya

Sat Mar 16th                            Rhosygilwen Manor Cilgerran, Pembs Peter Knight & John Spiers

Sun Mar 17th 5.30 – 8.30 £3   Jacs Aberdare, Wind St. CF44 7LL Parcel of Rogues – St Patrick’s Day show.

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

Thu Mar 21st £15.50/13.50     Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman 7.30pm

Fri Mar 22nd                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff 3 Daft Monkeys

Sat Mar 23rd   7pm £8             Llanbedr Village Hall, Crickhowell Mumbo Jumbo 01873 812385 / 810239

                                                  llanbedrvillagehall@gmail.com http://www.llanbedrvillagehall.org.uk/Llanbedr_Village_Hall/up_coming_events.html

Sat Mar 23rd                            Pontardawe Arts Centre Steve Knightly

Sat Mar 23rd    SOLD OUT                      Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Amy Wadge & Luke Jackson

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

Tue Mar 26th                           Rhosygilwen Manor, Cilgerran Pembs  Moya Brennan

Wed Mar 27th                          The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Vula Viel https://thewelfare.co.uk/Shows/vula-viel/

Wed Mar 27th                          RAFA Club, St David’s The Brother Brothers

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Nick Dow

Fri Mar 29th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Mansant and

                                                Neil & Louise Thomas

Fri Mar 29th                             Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo  Daoïri Farrell

Fri Mar 29th                             Jack Murphy’s, Wind St. Swansea  The Rumblestrutters

Sat Mar 30th                            Riverfront Arts Centre, Newport  “Acoustic Together” (DiElle Trio)

Sun Mar 31st                           Portland House, Cardiff Bay  “Acoustic Together” (DiElle Trio)

Sun Mar 31st                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Moya Brennan

 

APR

Mon Apr 1st                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Daoïri Farrell

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

Fishguard Singers (Pat’s Birthday Bash)

Fri Apr 5th                                St Fagan’s Village Hall  Crofft Y Genau Rd, CF5 6DU WÖD

Fri Apr 5th                                Rhosygilwen Manor Cilgerran, Pemb Keith James -The Songs & Poems of Leonard

                                               Cohen
Sat Apr 6th 7.30pm  £10/12    Barry West End Club,CF62 6QY.Sean Taylor

Sun Apr 7th                              Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Forest of Dean Anthony John Clarke

Wed Apr 10th                           Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy The Often Herd

Mon Apr 15th                           Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Trials of Cato

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

                                                Mairearad Green & Anna Massie

Fri Apr 19th      8pm £8           (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais MARTIN

                                                CARTHY

Fri Apr 19th 7.30pm £5            Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery, SA20 ODD International Circle Dancing: Chris Yemm

llandoveryfolkdancing.co,uk . Jean 01550 720483

Thur Apr 25th                          Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. Si Barron

Sat 27th April  8pm                  Acapella Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Sheelanagig

Mon Apr 29th                          Druidstone Hotel, Pembs Flook

Tue Apr 30th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Flook

Tue Apr 30th                            Pontardawe Arts Centre Topette

 

MAY

Thu May 2nd                            The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Talisk

Thu May 2nd                            Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo  Ron Block & Tony Furtado

Sat May 4th – Sun May 5th      FESTIVAL OF THE CELTS Llandeilo (More later)

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

                                                John Doyle

Wed May 8th                            Pontardawe Arts Centre Sharon Shannon & Seckou Keita

Fri 10th – Sun 12th May           TREDEGAR HOUSE FESTIVAL Newport NP10 8YW www.tredegarhousefestival.org.uk/

Sat May 11th                            Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Luke Jackson Trio

Fri May 3rd                               St Fagan’s Village Hall  Crofft Y Genau Rd, CF5 6DU The Andro Sisters

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. John Connolly & Rob van Sante

Wed May 15th                          Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy The Churchfitters

Fri May 17th                             The Gate, Cardiff Julie Murphy Support Ben Smith

Sun May 19th   8pm £15         Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Fara (Orkney)

Sun May 19th                           Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Forest of Dean Kevin Dempsey

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

                                                Hut People

Fri May 24th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Andy Cutting

Fri May 24th                             Rhosygilwen Manor Cilgerran, Pemb Belshazzar’s Feast

Fri 24th -Mon 27th May             FISHGUARD FOLK FESTIVAL https://fishguard-folk-music.co.uk/fishguard-folk-festival.html

Wed May 29th                          Queen’s Hall Narberth Fairport Convention

Thu May 30th                           Pontardawe Arts Centre Fairport Convention

Mon May 27th – Sat 1st Jun     EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL YR URDD Bae Caerdydd Am ddim

Fri May 31th                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Fairport Convention

Fri May 31st                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais 50/50 Night

                                                Graham Larkbey + Dave Illingworth

Larkbey + Dave Illingworth

Fri May 31st – Sun 2nd Jun      FIRE IN THE MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL nr Aberystwyth www.fireinthemountain.co.uk  

Fri 31st May – Sun 2nd Jun      LAZZMATAZ 2019 Castle Hotel, Llandovery

 

JUN

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

                                                Showcase – Jayne Williams & Friends (San Francisco)

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

                                                Newport NP20 5PJ. Pete Harris & Mick Ryan

Fri Jun 7th                                Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Woody Mann

Fri Jun 7th                                St Fagan’s Village Hall  Crofft Y Genau Rd, CF5 6DU Mike Gulston & Blanche Rowen

Wed Jun 12th  £5                     Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Eirwen Malin – “Sorting the Sock Drawer” Showcase evening in aid of “Cure

                                                Parkinson’s Trust” and/or Parkinson’s UK

Wed Jun 12th                           Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Wheatley’s Arcadians

Fri 14th – Sun 16th Jun            GOWER FOLK FESTIVAL 2019 Full line up now on the web site. Tickets on sale in

                                                January  http://www.gowerfolkfestival.co.uk/

Sun Jun 16th                            Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Forest of Dean Jinski

Fri Jun 28th  £5                        Pontardawe Arts Centre Folk Music Night (Benefit fot for the Arts Centre)

Fri 28th – Sun 30th Jun            UKULELE FESTIVAL OF WALES Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill

 

JUL

Mon 1st – Sun 7th Jul               LLANGOLLEN INTERNATIONAL EISTEDDFOD. https://international-eisteddfod.co.uk/ Wed Jul 3rd                              Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Martin Curtis (New Zealand)

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. State of the Union (Brooks Williams & Boo Hewardine)

Fri Jul 5th                                 Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Veronica Spergia & Max De Bernardi

Sun Jul 7th                               Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Forest of Dean Merrymaker

Thu 11th – Sun 14th Jul            NEATH MUSIC FESTIVAL 3 stages 100 hours eclectic musical mix

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

                                               Ackroyd

Thu Jul 18th 7pm  £10             Barry West End Club,CF62 6QY. Rory McLeod

Fri 19th – Sun 21st Jul              PICKIN’ & SINGING WEEKEND (A Tribut to Darrell) Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill,

                                                SA3 2EH Acoustic Pickin’ Sessions, Harmony  Workshops, Instrument & Harmony

                                                Workshops. www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk

 

AUG

Fri 2nd  –  Sat 10th Aug            EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL Lanrwst, Conwy https://eisteddfod.wales/2019-eisteddfod Wed Aug 7th                            Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Faith i Branko

Fri 30th Aug – Sun 1st Sep      BETWEEN THE TREES FESTIVAL, Candleston Castle Campsite, Merthyr Mawr,

                                               nr Bridgend

 

SEP

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

                                                Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente

Sat Sep 7th                              St Fagan’s Village Hall  Crofft Y Genau Rd, CF5 6DU Trio Durand Millet Raillard

Wed Jul 10th                            Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Dan Cassidy & james Hickman

Wed Sep 11th                          Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Lonesome Ace String Band

Sat 14th – Sun 15th Nov          FIDDLE FESTIVAL OF WALES Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill

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

                                               Colum Sands

Thu Sep 19th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. Robin Laing (Scotland)

Fri Sep 20th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Andrew McKay

                                                & Carole Etherton

Sun Sep 22nd                          Rhosygilwen Manor Cilgerran, Pemb Kongero – Swedish Folk’apella

Fri Sep 27th                             Llandeilo Acoustic, Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Buttonsville (Best in the West series)

 

OCT

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

                                               Showcase with Bruce Watson (Australia)

Wed Oct 2nd                            Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Tell Tale Tusk

Sun Oct 6th                              Pontardawe Arts Centre Riccardo Tesi & Anne Niepold

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

                                                Craig & Brian Willoughby

Sat Oct 19th                             RUFF Ceilidh,  St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff  St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff

                                                Crannog & Mic Spenceley

Tue Oct 22nd                           Pontardawe Arts Centre Faustus

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Wildwood Jack

Fri Sep 27th – Sun 29th            The Red Lion, Sennybridge LD3 8PH  SONG & ALE WEEKEND

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

                                                Hallowe’en Special with Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton

NOV

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

McKinnon (Canada)

Thu Nov 7th                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                               NP20 5PJ. Rosie Hood & Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne

Sat Nov 9th                              Pontardawe Arts Centre Show of Hands

Mon Nov 11th                          St David’s Hall, Cardiff Celtic Women

Fri Nov 15th                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Budapest Café Orchestra     

Sat Nov 16th                            RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales The Jam & Crumpet

                                                Band & Fee Lock

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

                                                Tommy Sands

Fri Nov 22nd                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Whiskey River

                                                 (trio)

Sat Nov 30th                            Rhosygilwen Manor Cilgerran, Pemb Jim Causley’s Christmas

 

DEC

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

Xmas Party #1

Fri Dec 13th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  XMAS PARTY

                                                “Carols & Crumpets” with John Kirkpatrick.

Sat Dec 14th                            RUFF Ceilidh,  St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Juice & Dave Parsons

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

                                                Xmas Party -Carolling & Crumpets” with John Kirkpatrick.

2020

 

Thu Apr 2nd                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Dan McKinnon

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Maria Dunn & Shannon Johnson