FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales September - October 2014

Check with the venue before you go. Things change.

               

2014  

SEPTEMBER

Fri Sep 19th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe Will Kaufmann's - Woodie Guthrie: Hard Times and Hard Travellin'

Fri Sep 19th £7.50 Llanbedr Village Hall, nr Crickhowell NP8 1SR Precious Bane WITH The Village Quire & Phil Smith 01873 812017 / 811158

Fri Sep 19th Ffwrness, Llanelli “Salt On Our Boots” Delyth Jenkins (harp) Emily Hinshelwood (poet)

Fri Sep 19th The Wig, Swansea Doghouse

Fri Sep 19th Gigs Y Gwach, Pontardawe Inn, Pontardawe Meic Stevens

Fri Sep 19th Llanover hall, Romilly Rd. Cardiff CF5 1FH Revolutionary Ballads (New settings of songs from Brecht’s ‘Caucasian Chalk Circle’)The Chalk Circle Collective with Frankie Armstrong & Mikey Price www.facebook.com/chalkcirclecollective chalkcirclecollective@mail.com

Sat Sep 20th Pontsian Memorial Hall, Llandysul Gower Allstars Twmpath

Sat Sep 20th 7.30pm Neath Little Theatre Rod Clements (Lindisfarne)

Sat Sep 20th Boomswinger Bluegrass Club, MacIntosh Institute, Keppoch St., Roath, Cardiff CF24 3JW The Grass Snakes

Sat Sep 20th Acapela Studio, Pentyrch Mynediad Am Ddim

Sat Sep 20th The Garden Café, LowerLydbrook GL17 9NN Revolutionary Ballads (New settings of songs from Brecht’s ‘Caucasian Chalk Circle’)The Chalk Circle Collective with Frankie Armstrong & Mikey Price 01594 860075

Sun Sep 21st The Halfpenny Folk Club. Greyhound Inn, Oldwalls, Gower Tom McConville

Sun Sep 21st Forest Folk Club, Miners Arms, Whitecroft, Lydney Mick Ryan & Paul Downes 

Tue Sep 23rd monthly The Angel, Llandeilo Welsh Tune Club with Helen Adam helenadamfiddle@gmail.com  

Tue Sep 23rd The Brunswick, Swansea Bear Bones

Tue Sep 23rd St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy Kerr

Wed Sep 24th Torch Theatre, Milfod Haven “Salt On Our Boots” Delyth Jewnkins (harp) Emily Hinshelwood (poet)

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

Thu Sep 25th The Angel, Llandeilo The Sarah Smith Quartet featuring Andy MacKenzie info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Fri Sep 26th £9 inc buffet Clwb Y Cwins (Quins Club), Caerfyrddin/Carmarthen Noson Geltaidd, Cerddi a chân Lowri Evans, Siân Walker, Isobel Stevenson

Fri Sep 26th Acapela Studio, Pentyrch Rusty Shackle

Fri Sep 26th 8pm Caffe Vista, Tenby Brooks Williams

Fri Sep 26th Acoustic Meeting Ground, Pontardawe Arts Centre Rag Foundation

Sat Sep 27th 7.30pm £7 Pembroke Town Hall Jess Ward Album Launch plus Dance with The Gower Allstars

Sep 26, 27 & 28th £39.50 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena 20h anniversary tour Riverdance 02920 224488

Sat Sep 27th £5 St Michaels Church, Loughor Mabsant Festival Rob Strafford, Chris Hughes, Occasional Domestics, Bay Choir

Sat Sep 27th Little Haven Village Hall, Pembrokeshire New Rope String Band

Tue Sep 30th 7.30pm The Gwyn Hall, Neath “Salt On Our Boots” Delyth Jewnkins (harp) Emily Hinshelwood (poet)

Tue Sep 30th The Brunswick, Swansea The Philanderers

OCTOBER

Wed Oct 1st Oxfam Book Shop, High St. Swansea Valley Folk Club in Oxfam Open Night

Thu Oct 2nd Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport The Chartists

Thu Oct 2nd Ffwrn, Fishguard “Pancakes & Poems” Lowri Evans, Mel Perry & Marc Mordey

Fri Oct 3rd The Welfare, Ystradgynlais SANS (Andrew Cronshaw, Ian, Blake, Sanna Kurki-Suonio, Tigran Aleksanyan)

Fri Oct 3rd Pontardawe Arts Centre Cigdem Aslan (Rebetiko, songs of Greece & Turkey)

Fri Oct 3rd Pentrefestnoz, St Mary’s Church Hall, Whitchurch, Cardiff Workshops & Dancing with Sille Ilves & Martin Leamon

Sat Oct 4th St Thomas’ Church, Redwick, Monmouth Pete Morton 07891 688581, hall.email@virgin

Sat Oct 4th 7.30pm £12 Caerphilly Workmens Hall The Lucy Ward Band

Sat Oct 4th Pontardawe Arts Centre Nik Kershaw

Sat Oct 4th 7pm St Catherine’s Hall, Pontcanna, Cardiff Charity Barndance for SAFE inc. Barbecue http://thesafefoundation.co.uk/barn-dance-october-2014/ Paypal £18.81

Sun Oct 5th Forest Folk Club, Miners Arms, Whitecroft, Lydney Steve Ashley

Wed Oct 8th The Angel, Llandeilo Brigitte DeMeyer with Johnny Duke (USA) info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Wed Oct 8th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Ben Sands

Thu Oct 9th The Garage, Swansea Nic Jones & Joe Jones plus Bear Bones Check website http://www.whitez.co.uk/#events-1 £15adv £18otd 7.30pm

Thu Oct 9th Uplands Tavern, Swansea The Philanderers

Thu Oct 9th Acapela Studio, Pentyrch The Siren Sisters vintage close harmony with a swing

Thu Oct 9th Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Tir Na Nog + Smudges + FUR

Fi Oct 10th Donation on door The Globe, Hay on Wye Females Who Folk (showcase of up & coming talent)

Sat Oct 11th RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff Brand F with Paul Weir

Sat Oct 11th 7.30pm New Radnor Community Centre, Hall Lane LD8 2SN “Precious Bane” with The Village Quire & Phil Smith 01544 231732

Sat Oct 11th Llanhennock Village Hall http://www.monmouthshire-halls.org.uk/show/monmouthshire-village-hall-115  Richard Digance

Sat Oct 11th Druidstone Hotel, nr Broad Haven, Haverforwest Al Lewis

Sat Oct 11th Gŵyl Cwrw Festival, Tŷ Tawe, Swansea Lowri Evans

Sun Oct 12th The Halfpenny Folk Club. Greyhound Inn, Oldwalls, Gower Phil Beer

Mon Oct 13th The Riverfront, Newport Joan Armatrading

Tue Oct 14th Swansea Grand Theatre Joan Armatrading

Tue Oct 14th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Lunasa

Wed Oct 15th CANCELLED Llantrisant Folk Club, Finest Kind have cancelled due to illness.

Thu Oct 16th Princess Roayal Theatre, Port Talbot Albert Lee & Hogan’s Heroes

Fri Oct 17th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe Doug Eunson & Sarah Matthews

Fri Oct 17th 7.30pm Nantyffin Hotel, Llandissilio, Pembs Lowri Evans

Fri 17th – Sun 19th Oct Pentreffest Autunm Festival Rudry Parish Hall, Caerphilly http://www.pentreffest.org.uk/joomla/

Sat Oct 18th £10 10.30-4.30 Gorseinon Institute, Lime St., Gorseinon, Swansea SA4 4EE Folk & Bluegrass Harmony Workshops www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk CHANGE OF VENUE

Sat Oct 18th National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Local History …Live event with some music.

Sat Oct 18th 7.30pm Leominster Priory HR6 8EQ “Precious Bane” with The Village Quire & Phil Smith 01568 615186

Sat Oct 18th 7pm Free Ysgol Dewi Sant – Hall, St Davids, Pembs Twmpath with Cerdd Cegin

Thu Nov 20th The Borough Theatre, Abergavenny Frigg

Tue Oct 21st Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Francis Maxey (with Chris Allan) + Cath Little

Wed Oct 22nd free Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Evening for Pontyclun Community Arts Council and showcase Beverley Smith & John Grimm

Thu Oct 23rd Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport The Roaring Trowmen

Oct 23rd Newport Folk Club, Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerstone John Connolly 01633 897923

Thu Oct 23rd Parc & Dare Theatre, Treorchy The Shee

Thu Oct 23rd £3 7.30pm Clwb Cyfansoddiadol Castell-nedd, 11, Stryd y Berllan, Castell-nedd, SA11 1DT Kizzy Crawford + mwy (01792 864949 Menter Iaith Castell-nedd)

Fri Oct 24th Pontardawe Arts Centre De Temps Antan (Éric Beaudry, André Brunet and Pierre-Luc Dupuis from La Bottine Souriante)

Sat Oct 25th Llanhennock Village Hall http://www.monmouthshire-halls.org.uk/show/monmouthshire-village-hall-115 John James

Sat Oct 25th Pontardawe Arts Centre Steve Harley

Sat Oct 25th 6.45pm Pontardawe Leisure Centre - Charity bash for Golau Cancer Foundation with The Two Tones, The Raspberry Jam & Light & Shade 07845205565 Tickets in advance

Tue Oct 28th The Brunswick, Swansea The Philanderers

Wed Oct 29th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH The Garth Mountain Boys Showcase

Thu Oct 30th Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy The London Klezmer Quartet

Thu Oct 30th The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea Jason Titley Collective

Fri Oct 31st Acoustic Meeting Ground, Pontardawe Arts Centre The Brian Breeze Band (old fashioned blues and classic R&B)

Fri Oct 31st Cuffern Manor, Roch, Haverfordwest James Keelaghan & Hugh McMillan

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