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 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  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

 

DECEMBER

 

Sun Dec 9th                             The Brunswick, Swansea Old Strafford

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

Sun Dec 9th                             The Café, Chapter Arts centre, Canton, Cardiff Eurodance with GODOT

Tue Dec 11th 7.30pm  £10      Barry Folk Club, Glenbrook Inn, Dobbins Rd. Barry Xmas Bash with Bay Rum Hounds

                                               Buffet

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   ?time                 Ystradgynlais Mari lwyd visits the streets of Ystradgynlais

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

                                                with Rocky  Road

Fri Dec14th £8  8pm               The Globe, Hay-on-Wye The Village Quire ”Out With The Old”  01497 821762

                                                www.globeathay.org

Fri Dec 14th  7.30pm               Resolven Miners’ Welfare. Whitefern Jamalongasingsong

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

Sat Dec 15th  8pm on              The Pembroke Yeoman, Haveforwest Xmas Carols & Festive Songs.with Jess Ward,

                                                Holly Robinson & friends. Bring voices & instruments.

Sat Dec 15th   £10                   St Mary’s Church, Pembridge HR6 9EA The Village Quire ”Out With The Old”

                                                01544 388279 / 01544 340381  http://www.villagequire.org.uk/

Sun Dec 16th                           Llantrisant Mari Lwyd tour – more info later.

Sun Dec 16th 2.30 – 11pm      SING THE DEEP MIDWINTER Song Workshop, Feast, Entertainment & Party. Insole Court,

                                                Fairwater Rd Llandaff, Cardiff Hosted  by Blanche Rowen & Mike Gulston £15 for

                                                everything https://www.facebook.com/events/356223684956066/

Mon Dec 17th                          Evanstown Community Centre, Gilfach Goch, Bridgend Delyth Jenkins “Aros” – an evening

                                               of Celtic Harp.

Tue Dec 18th    ?time             Baggycringle visit Cardiff City Centre

Tue 18th & Wed 19th                Baggycringle visit Tesco Llansamlet, Swansea

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

                                                Xmas Party No 2 – Belshazzar’s Feast

Wed Dec 19th                          St David’s Hall, Cardiff Nathan Trevitt performs with Side by Side choir

Thu Dec 20th                           Cuffern Manor, Pembs Quarto

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

Fri Dec 21st                             Clynderwen Village Hall – promoted by Span Arts, Sheelanagig

Fri Dec 21st                            The Globe at Hay (on Wye) Xmas Ceilidh with Life of Riley

Fri Dec 21st                             Baggycringle visit Swansea Xmas Market, Oxford Street

Mon Dec 31st                          Catbrook Memorial Hall, Chepstow Cat’s Claw -  New Year Ceilidh

Mon Dec 31st    ?time              Ystradgynlais Mari Lwyd visiting Llangiwg Church, Pontardawe                  

2019

 

JAN

Tue Jan 1st     7.30 – 10pm     Acoustic Tuesday South Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel St Cardiff

                                                Resident Singers and guests

Sat Jan 5th                               St Fagan’s Village Hall  Crofft Y Genau Rd, CF5 6DU Jingle Bal with Deux Sans Frontières

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

                                                Rumblestrutters

Sat Jan 12th   7pm £8             Llanbedr Village Hall, Crickhowell Ceilidn with Juice 01873 812385 / 810239

                                     llanbedrvillagehall@gmail.com

                                                     http://www.llanbedrvillagehall.org.uk/Llanbedr_Village_Hall/up_coming_events.html

Sun Jan 13th 10.45am             Ystradgynlais Mari Lwyd visits Gellionnen Chapel, Mynydd Gellionnen above Pontardawe

                                                to welcome in The Old New Year.

Sun Jan 13th pm                      Ystradgynlais Mari Lwyd visits The Red Lion, Sennybridge

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

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

Sat Jan 19th                             RUFF Ceilidh,St Mary’s Hall, Talbot St. Cardiff Cat’s Claw & Mic

                                                Spenceley

Sat Jan 19th   13.30pm           CHEPSTOW WASSAIL & MARI LWYD Chepstow Castle and on the bridge.

Sun Jan 20th   4-6pm              Llandrindod Community Wassail, Llandrindod Pomarium-Community Orchard, Llandrindod

                                                Wells

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Edwina Hayes

Thu Jan 24th                            Cinema & Co, Swansea Rachel Baiman

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

Fri Feb 1st                                St Fagan’s Village Hall  Crofft Y Genau Rd, CF5 6DU Ravi Sawney & Anna Pack

Tue Feb 5th                             Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern

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

                                               Club Swap Night Showcasing Barry Folk Club                     

Thu Feb 7th                             Llandeilo Acoustic, The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern

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

Fri Feb 15th                             Miners’ Theatre, Ammanford DnA

Sat Feb 16th                            RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Contrasaurus & Jen

                                               Morgan

Sun Feb 17th                           Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff Barb Jungr – “Hard Rain” The songs of Bob Dylan and

                                                Leonard Cohen

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

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

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

Mon Mar 4th                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Hayseed Dixie

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

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

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

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

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

Sat Mar 16th                            RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Token Women & Jo Freya

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

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    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                          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

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

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

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

 

MAY

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

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

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

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 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

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

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/

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

 

JUL

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

                                                Martin Curtis (New Zealand)

AUG

 

SEP

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

                                                Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente

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

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

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

                                               Showcase with Bruce Watson (Australia)

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

                                                Craig & Brian Willoughby

Sat Oct 19th                             RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Crannog & Mic

                                                Spenceley

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

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

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

                                                 (trio)

 

DEC

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, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Juice & Dave Parsons