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  -- 2019  Oct 22nd, Nov 12th / 26th, Dec 10th / * 2020 Jan 7th / 28th, Feb 11th / 25th, Mar 10th / 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 2019 Nov 6th / Dec 4th /* 2020 Jan 22nd / Feb 5th / Mar 4th / Apr 1st / May 13th / Jun 3rd  / Jul 1st / *  Gower Acoustic Sessions 7.30pm  usually 3rd Thurs. The Commercial Inn, Killay -- 2019   Nov 7th & 21st Dec 19th 2020 Jan 16th / Feb 20th / 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.

 

2019

 

OCT

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

Tue Oct 22nd 7.30pm tune up Loughor Boating Club CELEBRATE 10yrs of Gower Bluegrass Pickin’ Sessions – All    

                                               welcome

Tue Oct 22nd                           Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff 9BACH

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Wildwood Jack

Thu Oct 24th                            Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Faustus

Fri Oct 25th                              Pontardawe Arts Centre Andy Fairweather Low  & The Low Riders

Fri Oct 25th                              Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Clive Gregson

Fri Oct 25th                              Llangywydd Arms, Bridgend Irish Music Night with Padraig Lalor

Sat Oct 26th 7.15pm £3.50      Ty Dyffryn, Rhodfa Frank, Ammanford SA18 2QE Hallowe’en Evening with Andrew

                                                McKay & Carole Etherton 01269 540234

Sat Oct 26th £12/8   7.30pm    Coronation Hall, Kingsland HR6 9SQ The Village Quire  “Songs for Silas” 07774 681403

Sat Oct 26th       1pm                Café Soar, Merthyr Tydfil Les Bouilleurs de Sons

Sat Oct 26th        7pm              The International Welsh Rarebit Centre, Defynnog, Brecon Bouilleurs de Sons (Tunes &

                                                songs from the Pyrenees and Pays d’Oc)

Sun Oct 27th          7pm           Café Chamelion, Ystradgynlais Les Bouilleurs de Sons (Tunes & songs from the Pyrenees

                                                and Pays d’Oc)

Sun Oct 27th                            Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Richard Digance

Sun Oct 27th Seated 7.30pm  Patti Pavilion, Swansea Bob Dylan Re-imagined with Nigel Davies

Tue Oct 29th    7pm                 SESH SŴN Blue Scar Club, Pontrhydyfen

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

                                                Hallowe’en Special with Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton

Wed Oct 30th                           Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Rowan Rheingans

Wed Oct 30th                           Acapela studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Martha Tilston

 

NOV

Sat Nov 2nd                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Afternoon in Paris

Tue  Nov 5th  7.30 – 10pm £5 Acoustic Tuesday, The Apothecary, 18 Llandaff Rd. Cardiff CF11 9NJ  Resident performers

                                               & guests   http://acoustictuesdaycardiff.uk/

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 

Thu Nov 7th                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Skerryvore

Thu Nov 7th                             The Brangwyn Hall, Swansea Show of Hands

Thu Nov 7th                             Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Peter Knight’s Gigspanner

Fri Nov 8th                               Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Barbara Dickson with pianist Nick Holland

Fri 8th – Sun 10th Nov              TENBY BLUES FESTIVAL

Sat Nov 9th    £15 (£10)          Llangathen Village Hall, Aberglasney, Carms SA32 8QD Workshops & Evening French /

                                               Breton Dance with Kantref  2 – 5pm (Bring & share supper 5.30-7pm)  Dance 7.30-11pm

Sat Nov 9th  8pm   £6              The Globe, Hay on Wye The Washboard Resonators

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

Thu Nov 14th                           The Miners’ institute, Blackwood The Pitmen Poets

Thu Nov 14th                           Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Martin Simpson

Fri Nov 15th                             Rhosygilwen Manor Cilgerran, Pemb Martin Simpson

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

Fri Nov 15th   7.30pm              Llandovery Folk Dancing, Llanwrda Hall, Nr Llandovery SA19 8HD Rattlin’ Bog Bring food

                                               to share 01550 720483 www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

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

                                                Band & Fee Lock

Tue Nov 19th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Jackie Oates

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

                                                Tommy Sands

Wed Nov 20th                          Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Will McNicol

Thu Nov 21st                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerston The Hut People

Thu Nov 21st                           Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University, Singleton Campus Trials of Cato

Fri 22nd – Sun 24th Nov           PICKIN’ & SINGING WEEKEND Baskerville Hall, Nr Hay on Wye

Mon Nov 25th                          Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl  The Box Band (folk music from round the world)

Wed Oct 30th                           Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Rowan Rheingans

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

                                                 (trio)

Fri Nov 28th   £12.50/10.50     The Miners’, Ammanford Alaw

Fri Nov 29th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais A 50/50 night

                                                with – Neil & Louise Thomas  and Caradog Jones & Geraint Roberts

Fri Nov 29th                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  3 Daft Monkeys

Fri Nov 29th                             The Welfare, Ystradgynlais The Peatbog Faeries

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

 

DEC

Tue  Dec 3rd  7.30 – 10pm £5 Acoustic Tuesday, The Apothecary, 18 Llandaff Rd. Cardiff CF11 9NJ  Resident performers

                                               & guests   http://acoustictuesdaycardiff.uk/

Wed 4th Dec                            Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  St Agnes Fountain

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

NP20 5PJ Steve Tilston & Friends

Fri Dec 6th                               Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells “A Celtic Christmas” with Calan

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

Sun Dec 15th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys

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

                                                Xmas Party -Carolling & Crumpets” with John Kirkpatrick.

Fri Dec 20th   £5 7.30pm         Llandovery Folk Dancing, Rhys Pritchard Hall, LlandoverySA20 0DD “From The Floor” (A

                                               chance to call dances yourself. Email danceyfenni@gmail.com beforehand) 01150 720483

2020

JANUARY

Fri Jan 10th                              Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Luke Jackson

Fri Jan 17th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Reg Meuross

Fri Jan 17th  7.30pm                Llandovery Folk Dancing, Llanwrda Hall, Nr Llandovery SA19 8HD Cat’s Claw Bring food to share 01550 720483 www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

Sat Jan 18th                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch The East Pointers

Wed Jan 22nd                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Showcase with Dragon’s Breath

Sat Jan 25th                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Merry Hell

Sat Jan 25th                             RUFF Ceilidh St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Cat’s Claw with Mic Spenceley

Sun Jan 26th                            Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Martyn Joseph

Tue Jan 28th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martyn Joseph

Thu Jan 30th                            Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

NP20 5PJ Tom McConville & Michael Biggins

Fri Jan 31st                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Tom

                                               McConville & Michael Biggins

Fri Jan 31st  £20 / 18               Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea Catrin Finch & Cimarrón

FEBRUARY

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

Whiskey River Trio

Thu Feb 13th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                               NP20 5PJ Vicki Swann & Jonny Dyer

Fri Feb 14th                           (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Jez Lowe

Sat Feb 15th                            RUFF Ceilidh St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Junction 24 with Rhodri Davies

Sun Feb 16th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Maz O’Connor

Sat Feb 22nd  £23                    The Ffwrnes, Llanelli The Furys

Tue Feb 25th                           Pontardawe Arts Centre Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John Doyle

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

MARCH

Tue Mar 3rd                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

Wed Mar 4th                            Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Magpies

Sat Mar 7th                              Cuffern Manor, Roch, Pembs Idiot & Friend (Les Barker with Keith Donnelly

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

                                     Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow

Sun Mar 15th                            Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Faeland

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

                                               Mike & Dylan James (Brittany)

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

                                                NP20 5PJ Judy Cook

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

                                               James

Sat Mar 21st                            RUFF Ceilidh St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff This Way Up with Ian Ludbrook

Sat Mar 22nd                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Clannad

APRIL

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

                                               Newport NP20 5PJ Dan McKinnon

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

                                                Jackie Oates & John Spiers.

Fri Apr 17th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Calennig

                                                Concert Band

Fri Apr 24th                              Acapela Stdios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Los Pacaminos.

MAY

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

                                                People

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

25th – 30th May                        EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL YR URDD Fferm Kilford, Dinby

JUNE

Mon 1st – Wed 3rd Jun            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Riverdance

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

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

                                               Geoff Lakeman

Fri 12th – Sun 14th Jun            GOWER FOLK FESTIVAL Weobley Castle, Llanrhidian

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

                                               Hannah James & Toby Kuhn

JULY

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

                                     Brooks Williams & Boo Hewerdine

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

                                                NP20 5PJ Enda Kenny

AUGUST

Aug 1st - 8th                             EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL Tregaron, Ceredigion

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

                                                Findlay Napier & Megan Henwood

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

                                                Newport NP20 5PJ. Maria Dunn & Shannon Johnson

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

                                                (TBC)

OCTOBER

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

                                               Jigantics

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

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

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

 

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

                                               CF72 9EH  Wiinter Wilson

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

                                                Daoiri Farrell

NOVEMBER

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

                                               Jody Kruskal

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

                                                NP20 5PJ Alden, Patteron & Dashwood.

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

DECEMBER

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