FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales July - August 2014

Check with the venue before you go. Things change.




Wed Jul 23rd The Garage Music Venue, Uplands, Swansea Alabama 3

Wed Jul 23rd Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Tinariwen

Thu Jul 24th The Garage, Swansea Rod Clements & Ian Thompson

Thu Jul 24th PROMS St David's Hall, Cardiff Tinariwen

Thu Jul 24th 1pm £3 PROMS St David's Hall, Cardiff Elfen

Fri Jul 25th £8 7pm The Ship Inn, Solva Folk & Food with Quarto

Fri 25th – Sat 26th Jul Green Valley Blues Festival, Upper Cwmtwrch SA9 2XH Baba Jack, Blues Train & lots more

Fri 25th  - Sun 27th July VILLAGE PUMP FOLK FESTIVAL White Horse Country Park, Westbury, Wilts.

Fri 25th - Sun 27th July Gwaun Valley Brewery, Pembs Pickin' Weekend with Roland Emmanuel

Sat Jul 26th 8pm Café Chameleon, (was Gough Arms) Ystradgynlais Music Session

Sat Jul 26th 1 – 2pm Cardiff Central Library Nath Trevett

Saturday Jul 26th Hay Castle, Hay-on-Wye HAY DAY day of dance with Gower Allstars 10.30 - 17.30 Traditional dance workshops £15. 19.30 - 23.00 Dance £5

Sat Jul 26th ST DAVID’S FOLK FESTIVAL Bishop’s Palace, St David’s The Clancy Connection, Dave Burns & Friends, Calan and more

Sun Jul 27th The Cross Inn, Clarbeston Road, Pembs SA63 4UL The Two Man Gentlemen Band Trio

Mon Jul 28th The Ffwrnes, Stiwdio Stepni, Park Street, Llanelli Afternoon In Paris 0845 2263510

Mon Jul 28th 7pm £5 Barry Island Sports & Sicial Club Harp & A Monkey (Electro-folk storytelling)

Tue Jul 29th St David's Hall, Cardiff Sarah Jarosz 

Wed Jul 30th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Rose Among Acoustic Thorns

Thu Jul 31st Newport Folk Club, Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerstone Colin Pitts  


Fri Aug 1st 7pm £14 Millennium Memorial Hall, Clifton St, Laugharn Gispanner 01267236885 John 07810106292

Fri Aug 1st £5 Acapela Studio, Pentyrch Real Ale Real Music local acts

Sat Aug 2nd 2.15pm £10.50     Barry Island Sports & Social Club FOLK FESTIVAL IN A DAY with Philip Henry & Hannah Martin, Sean Taylor with James Taylor, Ben Walker & Chris Knowles, The Roving Crows, Ange Hardy and The James Clode Band

Sun Aug 3rd GOWER SHOW Penrice Estate, Gower Bluegrass Bandstand

Wed Aug 6th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Les Barker

Thu Aug 7th The Dragon Theatre, Barmouth Brenig

Sat Aug 9th £12 Reynolston,Village Hall, Gower Stornoway Tickets

Thu Aug 14th Pontardawe Arts Centre Valley Folk Club Showcase Part of the Summerfest.


Fri Aug 15th The Wig, Swansea Up The Creek

Sat Aug 16th 5 -6.30pm Pontardawe Arts Centre Studio Celtic Sound afternoon ceilidh following the parade

Sat Aug 16th 6.30-8pm Pontardawe Arts Centre Studio Song/Tune Session led by Gareth Cornfield

Sat Aug 16th 1 – 5pm St Catherine’s Hall, Kings Road Pontcanna, Cardiff Voicelab Workshop with Pauline Downes “Songs That Lift The Spirit”

Sun Aug 17th 10.30am Gellionnen Chapel, above Pontardawe SA8 4PB Folk Service with input from Valley Folk Club and chapel members. All welcome. Picnic inside or out depending on weather.

Sun Aug 17th 2 – 4pm Marquee outside Pontardawe Arts Centre Whiskey River

Sun Aug 17th The Greyhound, Neath Up The Creek

Sun Aug 17th Forest Folk Club, Whitecroft, Forest of Dean Hungrytown

Tue Aug 19th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Mary-Ann Roberts + Pwngk

Wed Aug 27th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Paul Metsers

Sat Aug 30th The Garage Music Venue, Uplands, Swansea King King

Sun Aug 31st 3 – 5pm free Bryngarw Country Park, Bridgend Glasnant