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  -- 

Dec Wed 27th / Jan 9th & 30th / Feb 13th & 27th / Mar 13th & 27th / Apr 10th & 24th / May 8th & 22nd / Jun 12th & 26th / Jul 10th  Gower Acoustic Sessions 7.30pm  3rd Thurs. The Commercial Inn, Killay –  Dec 21st / Jan 18th / Feb 22nd / Mar 22nd / Apr19th / May 17th / Jun 21st  Check with Roland 07811 358475 www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk 

 

See the FOLK CLUBS page for CLUBS, REGULAR GATHERINGS, POETRY & FESTIVALS in South Wales. See the VENUES page for addresses of where folk happens.

 

2017

 

DECEMBER

 

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

                                                Xmas Party No 1        £4 including buffet

Thu Dec 14th  £5                     Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerstone Chris Moreton, Morfa + more Fundraiser for

                                               Tredegar House Festival 2018. 01633 246241

Thu Dec 14th                           Acapella Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Keith James “The songs of Nick Drake”

Fri Dec 15th   10am – 1pm      Streets & shops in Ystradgynlais - Ystradgynlais Mari Lwyd out and about

Fri Dec 15th 1 – 1.30pm  £4    Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” Fluellen Theatre

                                               Company and Delyth jenkins on harp.

Fri Dec 15th  7pm  £6/4            Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea “Christmas in Wales” (including ”A Child’s Christmas in

                                               Wales” Fluellen Theatre Company and Delyth jenkins on harp(One hour + interval)

Fri Dec 15th                             Resolven Miners Welfare Social Club, Resolven, Neath Whitefern Xmas Sing Song

Fri Dec 15th 7.30pm £5           Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Festive Xmas Dancing with George Whitfield

                                                (live music) Includes food and drinks www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk  Jean 01550 720483

Sat Dec 16th                            The Halfway House, Little Mill, Pontypool NP4 0HL The Moreton Roadshow 07952 472939

Sat Dec 16th 7pm £15/20        Part-Y-Seal, Grossmont, nr Abergavenny Carmina – Christmas Concert Includes buffet

                                                01981240814 partyseal@hotmail.com

Sat Dec 16th 7.30pm               Pwerdy – Powerhouse, Chapel St Pont Tyweli, Carmarthenshire SA44 4AH Ceri Rhys

                                               Matthews & Julie Murphy 01559 364820

Sun Dec 17th from 12md         Taith y Fari - Llantrisant Mari Lwyd Winter Solstice Tour

12pm: Meet at The Athletic Club, Pontyclun CF72 9EH

12.45pm: Dynevor Arms, Groes Faen CF72 8NS

1.45pm:  Boars Head Tyla Garw Pontyclun  CF72 9EZ

2.45pm:  Llantrisant Town. taking in The New Inn CF72 8ED, The Bear CF72 8DA, The Cross Keys, The Wheatsheaf, a private house and anywhere else we may fall into.

4.30pm: Finishing off in the Cross Inn, Cross Inn CF72 8AZ.

All times are approximate, because they never really know how long things are going to take. If you can dress up in some sort of costume (Welsh, peasant, Victorian, comedia dell’arte etc) all the better - but if not, just come!  Once again they will be collecting for the Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and The Vale, Penarth.

Sun Dec 17th                           Riverside Folk Club, Loughor Boating Club, Loughor Rocky Road

Mon Dec 18th  8.30pm £5       Cwmafan Folk Club, The Rolling Mill, Cwmafan Xmas Special with Fil Ziebicki

Tue Dec 19th                           Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Cath Little, David Ambrose & Angharad

                                                Wynne + Three-Legg’d Mare

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

                                                Village Quire – “Golden Gifts For All”

Sun Dec 31st                           Catbrook Memorial Hall, Monmouthshire New Years Eve Ceilidh with Cat’s Claw

2018

 

JANUARY

Tue Jan 2nd    7.30 – 10pm     Acoustic Tuesday South Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel St Cardiff

                                                Resident singers

Sun Jan 7th    10.45am            Gellionnen Chapel, nr Pontardawe Welcome in the Old New Year with The Ystradgynlais

                                                Mari Lwyd.(1/2 hour show during the service) Welcoming people of all faiths & none.

Wed Jan 10th                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Vrï

Sat Jan 13th                             Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Martyn Joseph

Tue Jan 16th                            Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Joseph Sobol + tbc

Tue Jan 16th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martyn Joseph

Thu Jan 18th                            Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. 

                                                Moreton Roadshow

Fri Jan 19th                              (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Captain Cat &

                                                The Sailors

                                                Sailors

Fri Jan 19th 7.30-late £8/6       Llanwrda Hall SA19 8AD Cat’s Claw Ceilidh Band & Mic Spenceley 01550 720483

                                                www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

Sat Jan 20th   2 - 8pm             Chepstow Wassail & Mari Lwyd Lower Bridge St Chepstow

                                                http://chepstowwassailmari.co.uk/

Sun Jan 21st                            Acapella Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Charlie Dore

Wed Jan 24th                           Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun

                                                CF72 9EH Cassie & Maggie McDonald (Nova Scotia)

Sat Jan 27th                             RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Juice with Dave Parsons

Sun Jan 28th  3.45pm £5        Copper Folk cruise on ‘Copper Jack’ Cruise the River Tawe leaving Swansea Marina

                                                outside The National Waterfront Museum. Bring voices, instruments and all things traditional.

                                                £5. Booking essential.  http://copperfolk.wix.com/copperfolk 01792 386283

Tue Jan 30th                            St David’s Hall, Cardiff Amy Wadge & Luke Jackson

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

                                                Showcase with Rapsquillion

FEBRUARY

Sun Feb 4th  7.30pm               Taliesin Theatre, Swansea University The Rail Splitters (USA Colorado – bluegrass)

                                                https://www.taliesinartscentre.co.uk/performances.php?id=1650  

Tue Feb 6th                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Chris Wood

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

                                                Brother Brothers (USA)

Wed Feb 7th   7.30pm             Brecon Folk & More Club, The Muse, Brecon Phil Beer

Thu Feb 8th                             Gwerin Aber Folk, 4 Seasons Hotel, Aberystwyth Harp and a Monkey

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

                                               Rattle on the Stovepipe

Thu Feb 15th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. Bay Rum Hounds

Thu Feb 15th                           Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl  Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys

Fri Feb 16th 7.30 – 10.30pm   Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Anne Hill Folk Dancing £5 01550 720483

                                                www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

Fri Feb 16th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Greg Rowlands

                                                supported by Huw Pudner & Bob Thomas

Tue Feb 20th                           Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Tim Ralphs + tbc

Wed Feb 21st                          Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells  Martin & Eliza Carthy

Fri Feb 23rd                             Pontardawe Arts Centre Afternoon in Paris (6 piece special)

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

                                               Showcase  with Paul Hayes

MARCH

Thu Mar 1st                              Pontardawe Arts Centre Martin Simpson

Thu Mar 1ST                            Maesteg Town Hall Max Boyce

Sun Mar 4th                             Acapella Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Barb Jungr sings Bob Dylan

Tue Mar 6th                             St David’s Hall, Cardiff Cara Dillon

Fri Mar 9th                               Pontardawe Arts Centre Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro

Sat Mar 10th                            Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff Max Boyce

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

                                                Pilgrims’ Way

Thu Mar 15th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport

                                                NP20 5PJ. Barlowcree

Fri Mar 16th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Huw Williams

Fri Mar 16th                             Gwyn Hall, Neath Max Boyce

Sat Feb 17th                            RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales The Night Before

Sun Mar 18th                          Acapella Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Moya Brennan

Tue Mar 20th                           Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Jez Danks + tbc

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

                                               Sarah Grey & Kieron Means

Wed Mar 21st                          Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy The Furrow Collective

Sat Mar 24th                            RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales Out of Hand

Thu Mar 29th                           Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Bay Rum Hounds

APRIL

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

                                                Debra Cowan (USA)

Sat Apr 7th                               Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Sun Apr 8th                              Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff Max Boyce

Thu Apr 12th                            Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport NP20 5PJ

                                                Winter Wilson

Thu Apr 13th                            Acapella Studio, Pentyrc, Cardiff Holy Moly & The Crackers

Tue Apr 17th                            Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Jon Boden

Tue Apr 17th                            Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Guto Dafis & Danny Kilbride

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

                                                John Connolly

Fri Apr 20th                              (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Fake Thackray

Thu Apr 26th                            Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Hazel O’Connor & Cormac de Bara

Fri Apr 27th                              Acapella Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Los Pacaminos

Fri Apr 27th                              Maesteg Town Hall Eric Bibb

Fri Apr 29th                              Acapella Studio, Pentyrch Cardiff Keith James “The music of Yusuf”

MAY

Tue May 1st                             Gwerin Aber Folk, Four Seasons Hotel, Aberystwyth SY23 2DX Hungrytown

Sat May 5th                              Acapella Studio, Pentyrch, Cardiff Gigspanner

Fri 11th – Sun 13th May           TREDEGAR HOUSE FOLK FESTIVAL Newport NP10 8YW

                                                www.tredegarhousefestival.org.uk

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

                                                Granny’s Attic

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

Wed May 23rd                         Acapella Studio, Pentyrch Cardiff Fairport Convention

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

                                                Newport NP20 5PJ Jeff Warner

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

                                                James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

JUNE

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

                                                Brookes Williams (USA)

Fri 8th – Sun 10th Jun             GOWER FOLK FESTIVAL Weobley Castle, Llanrhidian,Gower SA3 1HB

                                                http://www.gowerfolkfestival.co.uk/artistes-2017/

Fri Jun 8th                                Pontardawe Arts Centre Rory McLeod

Sat 9th – Sun 10th Jun             BEYOND THE BORDER Wales Storytelling Festival, St Donat’s Castle, Vale of Glamorgan

Tue Jun 19th                           Storytelling at Milgi’s Yurt, 103 City Road, Cardiff  Tbc + DnA

Thu Jun 21st                            Pontardawe Arts Centre Alaw

Fri Jun 29th – Sun 1st Jul         UKULELE FESTIVAL OF WALES Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill, Gower

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

                                                NP20 5PJ. Midnight Skyracer

JULY

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

                                                Molly Evans & Jack Rutter

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

                                                NP20 5PJ.Jezz Lowe

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

                                                Nick Dow

AUGUST

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

                                                Barker

Wed Aug 15th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Bob

                                               Wood

Wed Aug 29th                          Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

                                                WÖR

SEPTEMBER

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

                                                Meuross

Fri 7th – Sun 9th Sep                GOWER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill,

Fri Sep 14th                             (Pontardawe)Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais DnA (Delyth &

                                                Angharad)

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

                                                Colum Sands

Thu Sep 20th                           Lyceum Folk Club, Crindau Constitutional Club 45 Malpas Road Newport NP20 5PJ

                                                Colum Sands

Fri Sep 21st                             (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Janie Meneely

                                                & Rob van Sante

OCTOBER

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

                                                Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

Fri Oct 19th                              (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais  Keith

                                                Christmas

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

                                                Carrivick Sisters

NOVEMBER

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

Fri Nov 16th    8pm                 (Pontardawe) Valley Folk Club, Glais Rugby Club, 609 Birchgrove Rd. Glais Ian Bruce

 

DECEMBER

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

                                                Rocky  Road

2019

 

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

                                                Rumblestrutters

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