FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales May - June 2016

Check with the venue before you go. Things change.

2016

MAY

Mon May 2nd Neuadd y Dderwen, Rhosygilwen Manor, Pembs Calan 

Tue May 3rd £5 7.30pm Free Acoustic Tuesday, Sth Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel St. Cardiff Shanee Taylor with Mikey Price, Variegated Women and regular residents. Includes tea & cake.

Wed May 4th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Sadie & Jay (Australia) Showcase 

Wed May 4th 7.30pm £3.30 Folk In The Owl’s Nest, Gwdihw Café Bar, Cardiff Water & Wine, The Man In Washington, Sally Robin

Thu May 5th Cuffern Manor Roch, Haverfordwest, Pembs Sunjay Brayne 01437 710071

Fri May 6th 8pm £12/10 The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Calan

Fri May 6th 7.30pm PentrefestNoz, St Fagan’s Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Rd, Cardiff Dance in the May Fundraising event

Fri 6th – Sun 8th May TREDEGAR HOUSE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL of MUSIC & DANCE Newport NP10 8YW www.tredegarhousefestival.org.uk

Sat May 7th 8pm Acapela Studio, Capel Horeb, Pentyrch, Cardiff Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Sat May 7th £10 St Mary’s Church, Craswall HR2 0PX The Village Quire & Phil Smith “Back To The Garden” Tickets Ken Watkins 01981 510213

Sat May 7th 8pm Rhosygilwen Manor, Pembs Bal du Printemps French dance & music with Steve Turner & Helena Torpey with dance songs from Blanche Rowen & Mike Gulston

Sat May 7th 7.30pm Knighton Community Centre, Knighton Kasai Masai (Congolese)

Sun May 8th 7.30pm Acapela Studio, Capel Horeb, Pentyrch, Cardiff Spiro

Sat May 7th Cwtch Coffee Shop & Art Gallery, Pembroke Dock Tom Hingley

Thu May 12th Llandeilo Acoustic, Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Russell DeCarle info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Thu May 12th 7.30pm £6 Cardiff Folk Club, 4 Bars @ Dempseys, Cardiff Guto Dafis & Danny Kilbride

Fri May 13rd Pontardawe Arts Centre The Harriet Earis Trio  

Fri May 13th Cwtch Coffee Shop & Art Gallery, Pembroke Dock, Russell de Carle

Sat May 14th 7.30pm Taliesin Theatre, Swansea Cedar Hill Bluegrass Band (USA) 01792 602060

Sat May 14th Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl The Dublin Legends (4 former Dubliners)

Tue May 17th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Richard Berry and Julie Gordon & Stainless Steve 

 Tue May 17th £5 / 8 Cross Keys, St Mary’s St. Swansea Ukulele Event 7.15pm Strum & singalong from 8.30pm Manitoba Hal (Canada) supported by Andy (Feckless) Webster Worldofukes.co.uk

Thu May 19th Neuadd y Dderwen, Rhosygilwen Manor, Pembs Martin & Eliza Carthy

Thu May 19th The Brunswick, Swansea Old Strafford

Thu May 19th Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport The Moreton Roadshow

Fri May 20th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe The Squirrel Hillbillies (Pittsburgh, USA)

Fri May 20th Pontardawe Arts Centre Martin & Eliza Carthy

Fri May 20th £5 Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery, SA20 0DD Josephine Lewis & live band DiEnw folk dancing

Sat May 21st 8pm Acapela Studio, Capel Horeb, Pentyrch Cardiff Balsamo, Deighton

Sat May 21st 7.30pm Mid Wales Rhythm & Blues Club, Rhayader Max De Bernadi & Veronica Spergia

Sat May 21st 8pm Caffe Vista, Tenby Celebrating the music of John Martyn with Keith James 01834 849636

Sun May 22nd 12.30 – 4 £5 Harmonica Workshop Swansea YMCA With Liam Ward 07947 363441 (Book ahead)

Sun May 22nd 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

Sun May 22nd 3pm Brown’s Hotel, Laugharne Old Strafford

Sun May 22nd Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Calan

Wed May 25th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH The Hut People

Thu May 26th 7.30pm Evergreen Hall, Broadwell, Coleford, Forest of Dean Rory McLeod & The Familiar Strangers

Thu May 26th Llandeilo Acoustic, Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Veronica Spergia & Max Di Bernadi with Toni Cresci  info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Thu May 26th £10 6.30 - 11 Glynneath RFC, Abernant Park, Heol-Y-Glyn Glynneath Appalachian & Welsh Folk Music from Trevor McKenzie & Rebecca Branson-Jones and Christiana Chilcott, Onllwyn and Glynneath Male Voice Choirs. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/music-from-our-roots-tickets-24835665143

Fri May 27th 8pm £0 Tŷ Tawe, Christina St. Swansea Tecwyn Ifan 

Fri May 27th £7 9.45pm Starlight Stage, HAY FESTIVAL Hay-on-Wye Music from the Appalachian & Welsh coalfields Frank Hennessy & Dave Burns / Trevor McKenzie & Rebecca Branson-Jones

Fri 27th – Mon 30th May FISHGUARD FOLK FESTIVAL Details here http://www.pembrokeshire-folk-music.co.uk/Festival.htm

Sat May 28th 7.30pm Canolfan Clydau, Tegryn, Llanfyrnach, Pembs Rory McLeod & The Familiar Strangers

Sat May 28th 7.30pm £27.50 Stage Door, Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Eric Bibb

Sun May 29th 8pm Acapella Studio, capel Horeb, Pentyrch Cardiff Alaw

Sun May 29th £10 7pm Rock Park, Llandrindod Wells Sam Lee www.radnorfringefestival.com

Sun May 29TH £25 9.45pm Tata Tent HAY FESTIVAL Hay-on-Wye Suzanne Vega

Sun May 29th 8pm £10/8 The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Owiny Sigoma Band ‘Nyanza’ (Kenya/London fusion)

Sun May 29th The Lifeboat Tavern, Tenby Henry Marten’s Ghost   

Tue May 31st £8 9.45pm Telegraph Stage HAY FESTIVAL Hay-on-Wye Sam Lee & Friends

Tue May 31st St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martin & Eliza Carthy

JUNE

Wed Jun 1st £18 8.30pm Tata Tent HAY FESTIVAL Hay-on-Wye Baaba Maal & band

Thu Jun 2nd £8 9.45pm Telegraph Stage HAY FESTIVAL Hay-on-Wye Ghazalaw

Fri Jun 3rd 7.30pm PentrefestNoz, St Fagan’s Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Rd, Cardiff Josefina Paulson & Jonas Akerlund 

Fri Jun 3rd   PentrefestNoz, St Fagan’s Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Rd, Cardiff

Wed Jun 8th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Ritchie, Parrish, Ritchie

Fri Jun 10th 7pm Barry West End Club, Barry Martyn Joseph

Thu Jun 9th 8pm Newbridge Memo, High St Newbridge, Gwent Malinky and Allan Yn Y Fan 01495 243252

Fri Jun 10th Malinky and Allan Yn Y Fan Victoria Hall, Llanwrtyd Wells Malinky and Allan Yn Y Fan
01591 610487 / 610848

Fri Jun 10th – Sun 12th GOWER FOLK FESTIVAL Subject to contract Malinky, Lady Maisery, Kantref, John Spiers, The James Brothers, Moore, Moss, Rutter, Josefina Paulson & Jonas Ackerlund, Elfen, Plu and The Gentle Good. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW www.gowerfolkfestival.co.uk

Sat Jun 11th The Lawrenny Arms, Kilgetty, Pembs Henry Marten’s Ghost

Thu Jun 16th Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport Mike Silver

Thu Jun 16th Newport Folk Club, Newport Fugitives Athletics Club, Rogerstone NP10 9AD BarlowCree

Jun 16th £2/3 Constitutional Club, Stryd Y Berllan (Orchard St) Neath SA11 1DT Twmpath with caller. 01792 295382 Helen Evans (Phone to check day / date)

Fri Jun 17th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe Graham Larkbey and support Cornfield & Kealy

Fri Jun 17th £? 7.30pm Myddfai Hall, Myddfai, SA20 0JD Twmpath with live band HiJinx

Fri Jun 17th The White Lion, Ferryside Henry Marten’s Ghost 

Sat Jun 18th The Royal George, Solva Henry Marten’s Ghost 

Sat Jun 18th The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Summer Twmpath 7 – 9pm (Daytime events from 10am – 5pm including music, dance, hogroast, beer etc)

Tue Jun 21st Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Cat Weatherill and tbc

Tue Jun 21st St David’s Hall, Cardiff Juan Martin

Wed Jun 22nd Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH David Llewellyn (Wales/USA)

Thu Jun 23rd Llandeilo Acoustic, Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Martyn Joseph info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Fri Jun 24th Gower Inn, Parkmill, Gower “Fun Strum” Ukulele Festival Taster 

Fri Jun 24th 8pm £0 Tŷ Tawe, Christina St. Swansea Catrin Herbert

Sat Jun 25th 7.30pm £12 Pennar Hall, Pembroke Dock Chris & Kelly While 01646 621811

Sat Jun 25th The Gravity Station, Swansea Henry Marten’s Ghost

Sat 25th – Sun 26th Jun UKULELE FESTIVAL OF WALES Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill, Gower
http://ukulelefestivalofwales.co.uk/

Wed Jun 29th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Aidan’s Harmonicas Showcase

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