FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales Apr - May 2014

Check with the venue before you go. Things change.




Daily until Sun 20th April TV “Wythnos Werin” on S4C

Sat Apr 19th Hay Village Hall, Hay-on-Wye Gower Allstars Twmpath/FestNoz

Sun Apr 20th Uplands Tavern, Swansea Doghouse

Sun Apr 20th The Brunswick, Swansea The Philanderers

Sun Apr 20th Rhosygilwen Manor, Pembrokeshire Mehboob Nadim Sitar

Mon April 21st 11am Free Wales Millennium Centre Guto Dafis

Tue Apr 22nd 6.15pm Free Wales Millennium Centre Elfen

Thu Apr 24th The Garage, Swansea Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts

Fri Apr 25th Burnetts Hill Chapel, Martletwy The Coal Porters

Fri Apr 25th The Wig, Swansea Up The Creek

Fri Apr 25th Acoustic Meeting Ground, Pontardawe Arts Centre Harriet Earis Trio (Celtic harp / jazz) + support

Sat Apr 26th HANDS ON HARP day with Lady Llanover Society, Crickhowell Community Primary School   NP8 1DY

Sat Apr 26th 8 – 10pm Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff “Bringing In The May” Songs & stories to celebrate may Day, Calan Mai, Beltane.Blanche Rowen & Mike Gulston with Cath Little.

Sun Apr 27th 12 – 5pm Cwmdonkin Park, Swansea “Welsh Mam’s Day” with Fernhill, Empty Shed Experience, Lost Tuesday Society and more. Song and spoken word.

Wed Apr 30th Llantrisant Folk Club, The Windsor Hotel Pontyclun James Hickman & Dan Cassidy


Thu May 1st Druidston Hotel, nr Broad Haven, Haverforwest James Hickman & Dan Cassidy 01437 781221

Thu May 1st The Garage, Swansea Gwyn Ashton plus Big Joe Bone

Thu May 1st Cuffern Manor, Roche, Haverfordwest SILD plus Brenig

Fri May 2nd St Mary's Church Hall, Whitchurch, Cardiff Pentreffest Noz with live music from Allan & Moss

Fri May 2nd Chepstow Acoustic Music Club, Chepstow Castle Inn Kimbers Men

Fri May 2nd The Gate, Cardiff Georgia Ruth with Richard James and Gareth Bonello

Fri May 2nd Wyeside Arts centre, Builth Wells Catrin Fich & Seckou Keita

Fri May 2nd The Garage, Uplands, Swansea Rag Foundation and Sarah Passmore

Sat May 3rd 1.30, 2.30 & 4pm  National History Museum, St Fagans Traditional dancing and raising the


Sat May 3rd The Gate, Cardiff Kieran Goss

Sat May 3rd Taliesin Theatre, Swansea Catrin Fich & Seckou Keita

Sun May 4th from 12md Wales Millennium Centre Sidi, Maelog, DnA, The Gentle Good, Tecwyn Ifan, Calan & Os D'Abaxio, Gwenno and Troubador All free.

Sun May 4th Pembrokeshire Intimate gig.The Cross inn, Haverfordwest Cahalen Morrison & Eli West

Mon May 5th 9pm The Poundffald Inn, Three Crosses, Swansea Doghouse

Wed May 7th Pontardawe Arts Centre Sam Lee & friends

Wed May 7th Llantrisant Folk Club, The Windsor Hotel Pontyclun Ian Bruce & Ian Walker

Thu May 8th St David's Hall, Cardiff Sam Lee & friends

Thu May 8th The Garage, Swansea Martin Simpson plus Andy Jones

Thu May 8th Uplands Tavern, Swansea Bear Bones

Fri May 9th Pontardawe Arts Centre Red Snapper

Fri 9th - Sun 11th May TREDEGAR HOUSE FESTIVAL Flook, Alaw, Vin Garbutt, Steve Turner, Foxglove Trio ++

Sat May 10th Afternoon Swansea Waterfront Museum Celebrate Calan Mai with Calan & other live bands. Clogging. Welsh tune and song session with Helen Adam

Sat May 10th Pontardawe Arts Centre "Making Tracks" Debashish Bhattacharya (Calcutta slide guitar)

Sat May 10th Boomswinger Bluegrass Club, Mackintosh Inst. Keppoch St, Cardiff Whiskey River

Sun May 11th The Garage, Swansea The Handsome Family

Sun May 11th 8.30pm The Brunswick, Swansea Bear Bones

Tue May 13th St David's Hall, Cardiff Catrin Finch & Sekou Keita

Tue May 13th The Brunswick, Swansea Rocky Road

Wed May 14th St David's Hall, Cardiff Robert Cray

Thu May 15th The Crown, Merthyr Up The Creek

Thu May 15th The Angel, Llandeilo Martyn Joseph

Thu May 15th Borough Theatre, Abergavenny Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Thu May 15th The Garage, Swansea Larry Miller

Thu May 15th 7.30pm Oxfam Book Shop, High St, Swansea Chris Hastings & Huw Pudner plus Swansea World Choir

Fri May 16th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe Issy & David Emeney

Fri May 16th Pontardawe Inn, Pontardawe Steve Eaves a'r band+ Jamie Bevan a'r Gweddillion

Fri May 16th The Welfare, Ystradgynlais Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita 

Sat May 17th CLERA WORKSHOPS GartholwgLearning Centre, St Illtyd's Rd. Curch Village, Pontypridd

Sat May 17th Solva Memorial Hall - Dancing to Fiddlebox RNLI fundraiser  Sat May 17th The Welshman's, Pembroke Dock Kyle Carey with Josienne Clarke 01646 68564

Sat May 17th 9pm The Victoria Inn, Mumbles, Swansea Doghouse.

Sat May 17th The Welshman's, Pembroke Dock Kyle Carey with Josienne Clarke 01646 68564

Sun May 18th The Halfpenny Folk Club. Greyhound Inn, Oldwalls, Gower Angles

Sun May 18th Assembly Rooms, Ludlow Kan

Sun May 18th The Globe, Cardiff Fairport Convention

Tue May 20th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Daniel Morden + Sarah Moody

Wed May 21st Llantrisant Folk Club, The Windsor Hotel Pontyclun A Fanfare of Strumpets

Wed May 21st St Davids Hall, Cardiff Joe Brown

Fri May 23rd The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea O'Hooley & Tidow

Fri 23rd - Mon 26th May FISHGUARD FOLK FESTIVAL Pembrokeshire

Sat May 24th Abercych Village Hall, Abercych, Pembs Gower Allstars Twmpath/FestNoz

Sat May 24th The Greyhound, Neath Up The Creek

Mon May 26th St David's Hall, Cardiff Blind Boys of Alabama

Mon May 26th £6 At DINAS POWYS FRINGE FESTIVAL Murchfield Community Centre, Dinas Powys Folk Night with Huw Chidgey, Katja & Carys, Pangolin & Tom Fitton

Tue May 27th The Brunswick, Swansea The Mardi Jug Band

Thu May 29th St David's Hall, Cardiff Afro Celt Sound System

Fri May 30th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe Y Plebs

Fri May 30th Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff A Fanfare of Strumpets meet The Magnificent AK47

Sat May 31st Red Kite, Inn, nr Ammanford Up The Creek