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  -- 2020 dates will be confirmed when known  / * Bluegrass Instrumental Pickin’ Sessions, Loughor Boating Club – led by Will Pinnock – usually Wed  2020 dates will be confirmed when known / *  Gower Acoustic Sessions 7.30pm  usually 3rd Thurs. The Commercial Inn, Killay --  2020 dates will be confirmed when known 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 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.

 

JUNE

Thu Jun 4th                              Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Zervas & Pepper

Sun Jun 7th                              Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Bob Dylan Story

Sun Jun 7th                              Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford Folklaw

Wed Jun 10th                           Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Red Wine Seranaders 20s ragtime & jugband blues from

                                                Italy

Sun Jun 21st                            Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Edwina Hayes

Thu Jun 25th                            Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10 9AE

                                                John Watterson (aka Fake Thackray)

Tue Jun 30th                            Pontardawe Arts Centre Midnight Skyracer

JULY

Thu Jul 2nd                              Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10

                                                9AE  Reg Meuross

Sat Jul 4th                                The Brunswick, Swansea The Philanderers

Sun Jul 5th                               Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford The Meadows Band

Wed Jul 8th                              Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Granny’s Attic

Tue Jul 14th                             Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff FLOOK

Fri Jul 24th                               Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Budapest Café Orchestra

Sun Jul 26th                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff The Big Gospel Choir

Fri Jul 31st                               Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Maz O’Connor

AUGUST

Thu Aug 13th                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10

                                                9AE Sadie & Jay

Sun Aug 16th                           Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford 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 9th                            Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                Llantrisant Folk Club 40th Birthday Party (with buffet)

Fri Sep 11th                             Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Cara Dillon

Sun Sep 13th                           Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Roving Crows

Mon Sep 14th                          St David’s Hall, Cardiff Any Wadge

Wed Sep 16th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Findlay Napier & Megan Henwood

Wed Sep 16th                          Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Fairport Convention
Thu Sep 17th                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone,

                                                NP10 9AE  Jay Turner

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

Sat Sep 19th                            RUFF Ceilidh St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Band tba

Sun Sep 20th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff  Julie July Band - The Fotheringay Tour – Songs from

                                               Sandy Denny

Sun Sep 20th                           Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford Harp & a Monkey

OCTOBER

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

                                                NP20 5PJ Martin Carthy

Fri Oct 2nd                                  (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Martin Carthy

Sat Oct 3rd                               Acapela Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Rusty Shackle

Thu Oct 4th                              Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford Hilary Pavey & Jim Reynolds

Fri Oct 9th                                Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Thea Gilmore

Sat Oct 10th                             The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Grace Petrie

Sun Oct 11th                            Acapela studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Tir Na nOg

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

Fri 16th – Sun 18th Oct             PENTREFFEST AUTUMN FESTIVAL St Fagan’s Village Hall, Croft y Genau Rd. St Fagan’s Cardiff  with Arbadetorne, Rozenn Talec + Yannic Noguet and Carol Turner

Fri Oct 16th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Dave Peabody & Regina Mudrich

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

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

Winter Wilson

Sun Oct 11th                            Acapela studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Tir Na nOg

Thu Oct 22nd                           Acapela studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Peatbog Faeries

Thu Oct 22nd                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10

                                               9AE Jack Rutter

Sat Oct 24th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Kris Drever

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

                                                Daoiri Farrell

Fri Oct 30th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Old Strafford

Fri Oct 30th                              Pontardawe Arts Centre Afternoon in Paris

NOVEMBER

Tue Nov 3rd                             Rhosygilwen, Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire Martin & Eliza Carthy

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

Sat Nov 7th                              Acapela studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Lau - Unplugged

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, Patterson & Dashwood.

Thu Nov 12th                           St David’s Hall, Cardiff Clannad

Fri Nov 13th                             (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Robin Huw Bowen

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

Sat Nov 14th                            The Gate, Cardiff Calan

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

Sun Nov 15th                           Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford Jigantics

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

Sat Nov 21st                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Show of Hands

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

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

Thu Nov 26th                           Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10

                                               9AE Ruth Notman

DECEMBER

Thu Dec 3rd                             Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ Dave Gibb

Sun Dec 6th                             Forest Folk Club, Orepool Inn, Sling, Coleford Bonner & Blake

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 Babes

Fri Dec 11th                             (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Xmas Party with Les Barker

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

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                           The Globe, Albany Rd, Cardiff The Wurzels

2021

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

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 30th                              Pontardawe Arts Centre Eliza Carthy – Restitute Live

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

                                                James

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

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

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

                                               Over The Moon

Fri Apr 9th                                (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Andy Irvine

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

                                                Road Not Taken

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

                                                The Outside Track     

Tue May 11th                           Acapela Stdios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Skerryvore

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

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

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

                                                Tania Opland & Mike Freeman

Jul 1st – Aug 7th                       EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL Tregaron, Ceredigion

                                                https://eisteddfod.cymru/eisteddfod-2021

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

                                                Sadie & Jay

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

Tue Oct 12th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Midnight Skyracer

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

                                                Ryan Young & Chris Amer

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

                                                Cup O Joe

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

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

                                               Quicksilver