FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales May - June 2015

Check with the venue before you go. Things change.

2015

MAY

Wed May 6th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Cloudstreet with Emma Nixon 

Thu May 7th 7.30pm £8 Cuffern Manor, Roch. Haverfordwest, Pembs. Reg Meuros

Thu May 7th 8pm £14 / £12c The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Bella Hardy & the With The Dawn Band http://www.bellahardy.com/listen

Fri 8th – Sun 10th May TREDEGAR HOUSE FOLK FESTIVAL Newport

Sat May 9th 7.30pm £5 Hay Parish Hall, Lion St. Hay on Wye HR3 5AB Gower Allstars Ceilidh/Twmpath//Bal BYOB

Sat May 9th 7.30pm Craig Cefn Parc Village Hall Bear Bones Concert Community event 07891 538163

Sat May 9th Gŵyl Agwedd / Attitude Festival, Red House, Merthyr Tydfil Peggy Seeger, Penderyn Square Stage - Railroad Bill, Clive Gregson & DnA. More here http://redhousecymru.com/events/attitude-festival/

Sat May 9th At TREDEGAR HOUSE FOLK FESTIVAL Allan Yn Y Fan

Sat May 9th Snails Delicatessen, 6-8 Beaulah Rd. Rhiwbina, Cardiff The Songs of Nick Drake with Keith James 02920 620415 

Sun May 10th 12.30 & 2.30pmCalan Mai Folk Days National Waterfront Museum, Swansea DnA Free

Sun May 10thth 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk session  

Tue May 12th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Emily Smith

Wed May 13th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Julie ‘Sheds’ Croad (witty poet) Showcase

Thu May 14th 7.30pm £3 Open Hearth Acoustic, Abertillery Rose Among Thorns

Thu May 14th Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport Sunjay

Thu May 14th The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea Amy Wadge & Pete Riley

Fri May 15th 7.30pm £4 Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Rufus Maychild calling for Maypole Dancing and other May Dances http://www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk/

Fri May 15th SOLD OUT The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea Amy Wadge & Pete Riley

Fri May 15th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe James Hickman & Dan Cassidy (USA)

Fri May 15th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Mary Black

Fri May 15th Pontardawe Arts Centre Gordie Mackeeman & His Rhythm Boys

Fri May 15th 7.30pm Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells Seckou Keita:22 Strings support Gwyneth Glynn www.wyeside.co.uk boxoffice@wyeside.co.uk 01982 552555

Fri May 15th “Gigs Y Gwach” Pontardawe Inn Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog

Sat May 16th St Davids Hall, Cardiff Christy Moore 

Sat May 16th 2pm Free Calan Mai Folk Days National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Pibau Tawe

Sat May 16th 7.30pm £6/4 Abercych Village Hall , Abercych, Pembs. SA37 0HD Ceilidh/Twmpath//Bal Gower Allstars with special guest singer Julie Murphy Bar & light food available.

Sat May 16th Theatr Soar, Merthyr Tydfil at GLOBAL VILLAGE FESTIVAL Allan Yn Y Fan

Sat May 16th Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff Paper Aeroplanes and Ellie Makes Music

Sun May 17th Forest Folk Club, Miners Arms, Whitecroft, Lydney Sarah McQuaid

Mon May 18th £3adv / £4 10 Feet Tall, 11-12a Church St. Cardiff Attic Folk Sessions Launch with Clutching At Straws, Brwnys, Long For The Coast and Quincy,Tambo & Smalls

Tue May 19th Tue May 19th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Martin Maudsley + Fiona Barrow

Tue May 19th The Cross Inn, Clarbeston Road ~ SA63 4UL ~ 01437 731506 Laura Courtese & The Dance cards

Wed May 20th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Brian Peters & Jeff Davies  

Wed May 20th 8pm £9 The Stage Door, Porthcawl Grand Pavilion Copperwood Bluegrass Band

Thu May 21st Newport Memorial Hall, West St. Newport Pembs Rusty Shackle

Thu May 21st The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Clive Gregson info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Thu May 21st Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport Sunjay

Fri May 22nd £6 8pm Acoustic Meeting Ground, Pontardawe Arts Centre The Rumblestrutters and Bear Bones

Fri 22nd – Mon 25th May FISHGUARD FOLK FESTIVAL

Sat May 23rd 12.30 & 2.30pm Calan Mai Folk Days National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Olion Byw Free

Sat May 23rd 8pm At WILD BOAR FESTIVAL Green Valley Arts, Upper Cwmtwrch The Rumblestrutters

Sat May 23rd 8pm Rhosygilwen, Cilgerren, Pembs SA43 2TW Jaleo Flamenco

Sat May 23rd 8pm Café Chameleon, Ystradgynlais Jane’s Session

Sun May 24th 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk Music & Song Session

Sun May 24th 11pm HAY FESTIVAL Hay-on-Wye Late night concert with SANS (Andrew Cronshaw, Sanna Kurki-Suonio, Tigran Aleksanyan, Ian Blake)

Sun 24th – Mon 25th May HAVERFORWEST FOLK/ROCK FESTIVAL County AFC, Conygar Bridge Meadow Stadium Steeleye Span, Stramash, Bear Bones & much more

Tue May 26th The Brunswick, Swansea Mardi Jug Band

Wed May 27th 8.30pm HAY FESTIVAL Telegraph Stage The Unthanks

Wed May 27th at DINAS POWYS FRINGE FESTIVAL Hurdy Gurdy Workshops with Steve Tyler and Folk Music Workshops with Andy Clarke. Performance in the evening. Info www.Murchfield.org.uk

Thu May 28th 9pm HAY FESTIVAL Telegraph Stage Tinariwen

Thu May 28th – 1st Jun FIRE IN THE MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL Aberystwyth

Fri May 29th FIRE IN THE MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL Wales Stompin’ Dave & his Bluegrass Band

Fri May 29th 8.15pm HAY FESTIVAL Telegraph Stage Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Sat May 30th CANCELLED Neath Little Theatre, Martin Carthy   http://evrd.us/6k7CI

Sat May 30th 2pm Free Calan Mai Folk Days National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Bronwen Lewis (The Voice & Pride)

Sat May 30th 9pm The Vic, Mumbles, Swansea Bear Bones

Sat May 30th Acapela Studio, Heol Y Pentre, Pentyrch CF15 9QD Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog

Sun May 31st 2.30pm Old Swan Beer & Cider Festival, Llantwit Major Seafall

Sun May 31st The Halfpenny Folk Club. Greyhound Inn, Oldwalls, Gower Bruce Molsky

JUNE

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

Thu Jun 4th The Brunswick, Swansea The Philanderers 

Fri Jun 5th The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea Sid Griffin

Fri Jun 5th Pentreffestnoz St Fagans Village Hall, Cardiff VF5 6DU Geoff & Esta Bielby

Sun Jun 7th Forest Folk Club, Miners Arms, Whitecroft, Lydney Pete Morton

Wed Jun 10th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Showcase with Marina Florance

Thu Jun 11th Newport Folk Club, Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerstone Jez Lowe

Fri Jun 12th – Sun 14th GOWER FOLK FESTIVAL  www.gowerfolkfestival.co.uk Tickets on sale NOW!

Sat Jun 13th Little Shop of Calm, Cowbridge Gigspanner 01446 771166

Sun Jun 14th 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk Music & Song Session

Tue Jun 16th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians David Pitt +Scott Baker

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

Thu Jun 18th Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport Dana & Susan Robinson

Fri Jun 19th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe Martin Curtis (New Zealand)  

Fri Jun 19th 7.30pm Acapela Studio, Heol Y Pentre, Pentyrch CF15 9QD Heather Jones, The Gentle Good, Gareth Bonello

Fri Jun 19th Myddfai Community Hall Hijinx Ceilidh Band Twmpath http://www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk/

Sat Jun 20th 7.30pm Acapela Studio, Heol Y Pentre, Pentyrch CF15 9QD Rusty Shackle with Remembering August

Sat Jun 20th 9pm The Vic, Mumbles, Swansea Bear Bones 

Sun Jun 21st 4pm – late TBC Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells EXTRA Folk Music & Song Session TBC

Wed Jun 24th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Chris Wood

Fri Jun 26th Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Declan Sinnott info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Fri Jun 26th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Amy Wadge & Pete Riley 

Sun Jun 28th 8pm Rhosygilwen, Cilgerren, Pembs SA43 2TW Satish Kumar and Sunjay

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