FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales Jan - Feb 2015

Check with the venue before you go. Things change.



Tue Jan 20th 8.30 St. Ishmaels Sports & Social Club, Haverfordwest Cahalen Morris & Eli West

Tue Jan 20th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Steve Killick + Frankie Armstrong, Pauline Down & Laura Bradshaw

Tue Jan 20th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Fernhill

Tue Jan 20th The Chattery, Swansea Special Concensus Bluegrass Band Book ahead 01792 473276.

Wed Jan 21st Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Bully Wee Band with Phil Beer

Thu Jan 22nd £17.60 Rudry Parish Hall, Rudry, Caerphilly “Grow Your Own Gigs “ tour with Steve Knightly 07740 192879 (Profit goes to running the hall)

Thu Jan 22nd 7.30pm The Gate, Kepoch St. Cardiff Nath Trevett

Fri Jan 23rd Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot Hayseed Dixie

Fri Jan 23rd 7.30pm Llanwrda Hall, nr llandovery SA19 8HD Rattlin’ Bog Twmpath fundraiser for Wales Air Ambulance

Fri Jan 23rd 8pm £5 Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Guto Dafis “Abduction and Enchantment” Stories from Welsh Folklore and Legend.

Sat Jan 24th £5 ?time Ystalyfera Social Club (was Royal British Legion) Celtic Connection Evening to celebrate St Dwynwen’s Day / Burns Night (Live band, dancing, food, piping in the haggis etc)

Sat Jan 24th Cwmdu Inn, nr Llandeilo Folk Sesion and visit from the Mari Lwyd

Sun Jan 25th £5 3.45pm Swansea Copper Folk cruise on board The Copper Jack, from Swansea Marina (outside Waterfront Museum Bring voices and instruments for 2 hour cruise and a further hour at moorings. More information 01792) 386283 Book early - space limited.

Tue Jan 27th £3 Gwdihw Café & Bar, Cardiff Acoustic Showcase The Lost Tuesday Society, Jonathan Nicholas and Paul Stephen Edwards,

Wed Jan 28th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Meg & Dave Cox

Thu Jan 29th The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Brooks Williams   

Thu Jan 29th 8pm Pontardawe Arts Centre A Curious Life (documentary) followed by live acoustic set from The Levellers

Thu Jan 29th 9pm City Arms, Quay St. Cardiff Bear Bones

Fri Jan 30th Pontardawe Arts Centre Luke Daniels & Any Wadge

Fri Jan 30th 8pm Café Nissé, Wind St. Swansea Paul Edwards

Sat Jan 31st £10 10.30 – 4.30 BLUEGRASS/FOLK HARMONY WORKSHOP with Roland Emmanuel Gorseinon Institute, Swansea Roland - 07811 358475   

Sat Jan 31st 8pm Acapela Studios, Heol Pentre, Cardiff Rusty Shackle 


Mon Feb 2nd St David’s Hall, Cardiff Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

Wed Feb 4th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Chris & Wendy Moreton

Thu Feb 5th Cuffern Manor Acoustic Club, Roch, Haverforwest, Pembs Harriet Earis and Clovis Phillips

Thu Feb 5th Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport Pete Morton

Fri Feb 6th 7.30pm £5 Pennard Parish Hall, Gower Twmpath/Ceilidh/Festnoz with Gower Allstars

Sat Feb 7th £10 inc Cawl The Tearooms, Gower Heritage Centre Carl Jones & Erynn Marshall (USA) Old time & Appalachian
01792 371206 or Roland

Sat Feb 7th 7.30pm The Garage Folk Club, Uplands, Swansea Fairport Convention plus Kevin Dempsey & Rosie Carson

Sat Feb 7th Acapela Studio, Heol Y Pentre Cardiff CF15 9QD Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog

Sat Feb 7th £8 / 6 / 2.50 St Donat’s Castle Ceilidh Thingumijigs caller Pat Smith 01446 799100

Sat Feb 7th 7.30pm £5 Hay Parish Hall, Hay-on-Wye Twmpath/Ceilidh/Festnoz with Gower Allstars

Sun Feb 8th The Cross Inn, Clarbeston Rd. Haverfordwest Bronwen Brent

Thu Feb 12th Pontardawe Arts Centre The Devil’s Violin Company “The Forbidden Door”

Fri Feb 13th 8.30pm Free Gigs Y Gwach, Pontardawe Inn Pontardawe Al Lewis A’r Band

Sat Feb 14th 9pm The Vic, Mumbles, Swansea Bear Bones

Sat Feb 14th Pontardawe Arts Centre Andy Fairweather Low & The Low iders

Sun Feb 15th The Halfpenny Folk Club. Greyhound Inn, Oldwalls, Gower Skyhook

Tue Feb 17th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Jane Flood + Maddie Jones

Thu Feb 19th The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo Bob Hall’s Last Chance Saloon

Thu Feb 19th Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport Mike Wilson & Damien Barber

Thu Feb 19th Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy Cardboard Fox (Carrivick Sisters + John from Coalporters)Bluegrass

Thu Feb 19th 7pm Snails Delicatessen, 6-8 Beaulah Rd. Rhiwbina, Cardiff Pharis & Jason Romero 02920 620415

Fri Feb 20th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe Mike Wilson & Damien Barber

Fri Feb 20th Pontardawe Arts Centre ‘Making Tracks’ Trio Da Kali

Fri 20th – Sun 22nd Feb NARBERTH A CAPPELLA VOICE FESTIVAL Queens Hall, Narberth Black Voices, Enkelit, Grace Savage, Original Sing

Sat Feb 21st RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff Three Sticks with Chris Jewell

Sat Feb 21st 10.30-4.30 Gorseinon Institute, Lime St., Gorseinon, Swansea SA4 4EE Fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo Workshops Led by Cardboard Fox

Sat Feb 21st 7.30pm £6 Pontardawe Arts Centre The Village Quire & Phil Smith “Precious Bane”

Sun Feb 22nd The Gate Arts Centre, Cardiff Nath Trevett

Thu Feb 26th St David’s Hall, Cardiff The Unthanks

Fri Feb 27th Cwrt Herbert Sports & Social Club, Neath Abbey Rd. Neath Open Mike Night for Neath Port Talbot Stroke Group. Info: Bob Thomas or phone;0790 6780088 / 01792 815414

Fri Feb 27th £6 8pm Acoustic Meeting Ground, Pontardawe Arts Centre The Harriet Earis Trio and Bear Bones

Sat Feb 28th 7.30pm Craig Cefn Parc Village Hall Bear Bones Community event