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  --

2018 Oct 23rd / Nov 13th & 27th / Dec 11th & (Wed) 26th 2019 Jan 8th & 29th / Feb 12th & 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 -- 2018  Oct 18th / Nov 8th & 22nd / Dec 20th 2019 Jan 17th / Feb 21st / Mar 21st / 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.

 

2018

 

 

OCTOBER

 

Tue Oct 16th 8pm                    Milgi’s Yurt, City Rd Cardiff CF24 3JD Steve Killick and Joseph Sobol

Tue Oct 16th  7pm Am ddim    Tafarn Y Gwachel / Pontardawe Inn, Pontardawe Sesh Sŵn Dewch ag offeryn!

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 7.30pm £5            Rhys Pritchard hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Alexa Farley Folk Dancing 01550 720483S

Fri Oct 19th  9pm                     The Lamb Inn, Llanboidy, Whitland Henry Marten’s Ghost (duo)

Sat Oct 20th                                             1pm till late £5   Resolven Miners’ Welfare, Neath Rd. Resolven The Moreton Roadshow,

                                                Well Seasoned, Whitefern Mountain String Band & much more. Fundraiser for The

                                                Welfare, Resolven.

Sat Oct 20th  £10                     Tongwynlais Village Hall, Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7LF Barn Dance with Pluck &

                                                Squeeze Band (Fundraiser for Mid Rhondda Brass Band Music) 079 0256 7506

                                                sue.traylor@btinternet.com

Sat Oct 20th 8pm                     Drovers’ Arms, Ffarmers, Llanwrda SA19 8LJ Jam Jar Blues

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

                                                Carrivick Sisters

Thu Oct 25th £8                       Newport Fugitives’ Athletics Club, Rogerstone, Newport Alaw Plus Mansant Festival 

                                                fundraiser

Fri Oct 26th                              (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Geraint Roberts

                                                & Caradog Jones

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                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Jamie Smith’s Mabon

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

                                                with Hannah Moore

Sat Oct 27th                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Jamie Smith’s Mabon

Sat Oct 27th                             Abercych Twmpath with Carreg Bica

Sat Oct 27th 7.30pm £7.50      Glasbury Methodist Church, Cwmbach, Glasbury The Village Quire ”Songs for Silas”  

                                                01982 560219         http://www.villagequire.org.uk/

Sun Oct 28th  7.30pm              Taliesin Theatre, Singleton Campus, Swansea Ralph McTell

Mon Oct 29th 8.30pm  £5        Cwmafan Folk Club, The Rolling Mill, Cwmafan Hallowe’en Special with Andrew McKay &

                                               Carol Etherton plus floor spots.

Wed Oct 31st           £3            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Hallowe’en Special

NOVEMBER

Thu Nov 1st   £16.50/14.50     Blackwood Miners’ Institute, Blackwood Calan 01495 227206    

                                                www.blackwoodminersinstitute.com

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

Sun Nov 4th  £5  8pm              Riverside Folk Club, Loughor Boating Club, Loughor Hallowe’en Special with

                                               Andrew McKay & Carol Etherton plus floor spots. Phone Dewi 07547 449764

Sun Nov 4th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Wishbone Ash

Tue Nov 6th    7.30 – 10pm     Acoustic Tuesday South Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel St Cardiff

                                               Resident Singers and guests

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  with Dave Pegg (Fairport)

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

Sat Nov 10th                            Gower Heritage centre, Parkmill Harmony Workshop www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk

                                                Evening Big Sing & Concert (Details to be confirmed)

Sat Nov 10th  £15 or £10         Llangathen Village Hall, Carmarthenshire nr Aberglasney SA32 8QD European Dance

                                                Workshop & Evening Bal with Kantref 07816 078712 07891 407938

Wed Nov 14th          £3            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               (Showcase) Kathy Wallis – “Hedd Wyn through story and song”

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

Fri Nov 16th   7.30pm  £8/6     Llanwrda Hall, nr Llandovery SA19 8AD Twmpath  with Murphy’s Law  01550 720483

Fri Nov 16th                             The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Allan Yn Y Fan

Sat Nov 17th                            The Met, Abertillery Allan Yn Y Fan

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

Tue Nov 20th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Gwyneth Glyn

Tue Nov 20th                           Parkmill Chapel, Parkmill, Gower Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones

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

                                               CF72 9EH  Cosmotheka         

Fri Nov 23rd 7.45pm  £18       Rumney Folk Club, St Augustine’s Church Hall, Whitehall Parade, Cardiff Gigspanner

derek@rumneyfolkclub.co.uk

Fri Nov 23rd                             Redwick Village Hall, nr caldicot Allan Yn Y Fan

Sat Nov 24th                            Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Jamie Smith’s Mabon

Sat Nov 24th   7.30pm £5        Crugybar Village Hall, Carms SA19 8RY Jam Jar Blues Brink drinks & nibbles.Tea/coffee

                                                biscuits free 01558 650829

Sat Nov 24th                            Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders

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

Fri Nov 30th £6/8                     Rudry Parish Hall, nr Caerphilly CF83 3DF Dan Donnelly supported by Cosmo and

                                               Matthew Derrick 07740 192879

Fri Nov 30th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders

 

DECEMBER

Sat Dec 1st                              Market Theatre, Ledbury Allan Yn Y Fan

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

Sun Dec 9th                             The Tramshed, Cardiff Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders

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

Xmas Party No 1

Wed Dec 12th                          The Arts Shop & Chapel, Abergavenny Lady Maisery and Sid Goldsmith & Jimmy

                                                Aldridge “Awake, Arise – A Christmas Tour for These Times”

Thu Dec 13th                           Newport Fugitives’ Athletics Club, Rogerstone, Newport Rob Lear Band Festival fundraiser

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

Fri Dec 21st 7.30pm £5           Rhys Pritchard hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Folk Dancing ‘From The Floor’ 01550 720483

2019

 

JAN

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

                                                Rumblestrutters

Tue Jan 15th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martin Carthy & John Kirkpatrick

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

                                                Club Swap Night Showcasing Newport Folk Club                

Fri Jan 18th                              Pontardawe Arts Centre Amy Wadge & Luke Jackson

Fri Jan 18th                                     Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Keith

                                                Christmas

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Edwina Hayes

Tue Jan 29th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martyn Joseph

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

                                                Keith Donnelly

FEB

Wed Feb 6th            £3            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                               Club Swap Night Showcasing Barry Folk Club                     

Wed Feb 13th   £3                   Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Club Swap Night Showcasing Lyceum Folk Club                

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

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

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

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

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

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

                                               Judy Cook

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

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

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

Fri Mar 22nd                             Pontardawe Arts Centre DnA (Delyth & Angharad Jenkins)

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

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

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Nick Dow

APR

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

Fishguard Singers (Pat’s Birthday Bash)

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

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

 

MAY

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

                                                Nick & Mally Dow

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

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

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 31th                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Fairport Convention

 

JUN

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

                                                Newport NP20 5PJ. Pete Harris & Mick Ryan

Fri 14th – Sun 16th Jun            GOWER FOLK FESTIVAL

 

JUL

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

                                                Martin Curtis (New Zealand)

AUG

 

SEP

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

 

OCT

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Wildwood Jack

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

                                                Craig & Brian Willoughby

NOV

 

DEC

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

                                                “Carols & Crumpets” with John Kirkpatrick.

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