FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales September - October  2015

Check with the venue before you go. Things change.

Mon Aug 31st 1pm £5 TS Skirmisher, Lower Town, Fishguard, Harriet Earis & Clovis Phillips 07551 657679

Mon Aug 31st 4pm Poet’s Corner, Mumbles, Swansea Up The Creek with Gary Phillips

Mon Aug 31st 8pm £8.80 Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff Ryley Walker 

SEPTEMBER

Tue Sep 1st St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick

Wed Sep 2nd Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Tori Lang, Calum Ross & Conor Gricmanis

Thu Sep 3rd Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot Bob Geldoff CANCELLED

Fri Sep 4th 7.30pm The Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare Max Boyce

Fri 4th – Sat 5th Sep LLANWYDDYN WEEKEND OF FOLK & ACOUSTIC MUSIC Lake Vyrnwy, Powis info@llanwddynevents.co.uk

Sat Sep 5th 7.30pm £5 Pennard Parrish Hall, Vennaway Lane, Pennard, Gower Gower Allstars Twmpath Dawns/Ceilidh BYO Booze

Thu Sep 10th Cuffern Manor, Roche, Haverfordwest Vin Garbut Support Brenig 01437 710071

Thu Sep 10th 730pm £7.50 Cardiff Folk Club, 4 Bars at Dempsey’s, Cardiff Elfen

Thu Sep 10th Newport Folk Club, Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerstone Pete Harris Trio

Fri Sep 11th 7.30pm £25 Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Max Boyce

Fri 11th – Sun 13th Sep GOWER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL.Blossom Hill, Kentucky Cowtippers, New Essex Bluegrass Band, One Tree Hillbillies and loads more.www.gowerbluegrass.co.uk 01792 371206

Fri Sep 11th 7.30pm Pontardawe Arts Centre “An Evening Without Mary Hopkin” Jessica Lee Morgan with special guests Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby

Sat Sep 12th THE BIG CWTCH Crugybar, Carms. (Charity music & food festival) www.thebigcwtch.com

Sun Sep 13th 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk Music & Song Session

Tue Sep 15th £10 8pm The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea Growling Old Men (USA) John Lowell, Ben Winship & Ben
Summers (Bluegrass, Americana, Folk & Swing 01792473276

Tue Sep 15th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Angharad Wynn + Cath Little & David Ambrose

Tue Sep 15th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Richard Thompson

Wed Sep 16th 10.30-12.30 Gorseinon Institute, Lime St. Gorseinon Swansea Instrument Workshop with John Lowell, (Guitar) and Ben Winship (mandolin) Details 07811 358475

Wed Sep 16th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH

Harpeth Rising

Thu Sep 17th Pontardawe Arts Centre Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston

Fri Sep 18th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe Hungrytown (USA)

Fri Sep 18th The Angel Hotel, Llandeiolo. Afternoon in Paris info@llandeiloacoustic.com

Fri Sep 18th 7.30pm St Thomas’s Church, Redwick nr Magor Sarah Jones & Duncan Gibbs

Fri Sep 18th £7/5 7.30pm Llanwrda Hall, SA19 8AD Fiddlebox Twmpath / Ceilidh Penny 01550 750 232 or Jean 01550 720483 Bring food to share in the break www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

Fri Sep 18th 8.30pm Gigs Y Gwach, Pontardawe Inn Kizzy Crawford & Eady Crawford Am Ddim

Sat Sep19th 7.30pm Recreation Hall, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff Zesty Playford Dancing with Paul Hutchinson & Fiona Barrow and caller Mike Courthold (RUFF folk dance club event)

Sun Sep 20th DATE CHANGEThe Halfpenny Folk Club, The Greyhound, Oldwalls, Llanrhidian, Gower Baggyrinkle followed by Bill Caddick This will be the last GUEST night of the folk club, culminating, appropriately with “John of Dreams” Be there and bring your hankies. It will be special.

Sun Sep 20th Forest Folk Club, The Royal Oak, Whitecroft, Lydney Anthony John Clarke

Tue Sep 22nd St David’s Hall, Cardiff Calan and The Gentle Good

Wed Sep 23rd Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Ewan McLennan

Thu Sep 24th Newport Folk Club, Newport Folk Club, Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerstone, Huw Williams

Fri Sep 24th Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum  Tavern, Newport Anthony John Clarke 

Fri Sep 25th £6.45 8pm Acoustic Meeting Ground, Pontardawe Arts Centre Elfen supported by Bear Bones

Fri Sep 25th 8.30pm Free Loughor Boating Club, Loughor Captain Cat & The Sailors (Part of Loughor Mabsant)

Sun Sep 27th 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk Music & Song Session

Sun Sep 27th £10 7.30pm Loughor Boating Club, Loughor Meic Stephens and Hywel & Laura 07547 449764

Wed Sep 30th 7.30pm Oxfam Bookshop, Castle St. Pontardawe Valley Folk Club comes to Oxfam.

Wed Sep 30th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Sunjay Brayne

OCTOBER

Thu Oct 1st £10 7.30pm The Cellar Bar, Quay St. Cardigan O’Hooley & Tidow 07818 056599

Thu Oct 1st Cuffern Manor, Roche, Haverfordwest Blair Dunlop 01437 710071

Fri Oct 2nd Pontardawe Arts Centre “Making Tracks” Namvula Zambian Afro-folk

Fri Oct 2nd £10 Barry West End Club, Barry O’Hooley & Tidow Support Kelly Oliver 07561143114

Sun Oct 4th Forest Folk Club, The Royal Oak,, Whitecroft, Lydney Whiskey River

Thu Oct 8th Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport Ben Sands

Thu Oct 8th Newport Folk Club, Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerstone Scold’s Bridle

Sat Oct 10th RUFF Ceilidh, Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff The “Bernie & Imo

 Band” with Phil Bassindale 

Sat Oct 10th 7.30pm £10 Pennar Hall, Pennar, Pembroke Dock Philip Henry & Hannah Martin 01646 621811 (Liz)

Sun Oct 11th 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk Music & Song Session

Tue Oct 13th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Martin Simpson and Dom Flemons (of Carolina Chocolate drops)

Wed Oct 14th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Showcase with Rod Thomas & Lyndon Jones

Wed Oct 14th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Cylch Canu 2 Song Chain

Thu Oct 15th Pontardawe Arts Centre MINIMA  Perform live to the 1925 film Phantom of the Opea

 http://www.minimamusic.co.uk/phantom.htm

Thu Oct 15th Nidum Arts Centre, Neath Port Talbot College, Neath Chris Whie & Julie Matthews

Fri Oct 16th Valley Folk Club, Ivy Bush Hotel, Pontardawe The Village Quire & Phil Smith "Back To The Garden" TICKETS cas@pontardawefolkclub.co.uk

Fri Oct 16th Pontardawe Arts Centre Cylch Canu 2 Song Chain

Fri Oct 16th 7.30pm £5 Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Peter Brock Playfrd Dancing Penny 01550 750 232 or Jean 01550 720483 Includes soft/hot drink & cake www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

Fri Oct 16th 7pm £10/12 Barry West End Club, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan The Corn Potato String Band Support – Buffalo Creek info https://www.facebook.com/events/1456096924699556/

Fri 16th – Sun 18th Oct Rudry Village Hall, Cardiff Pentreffest Autumn Festival www.pentreffest.org.uk

Tue Oct 20th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Jez Danks + Lynne Denman

Wed Oct 21st Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH An Tri Dipop (from Brittany inc Dylan James, Mike’s son)

Thu Oct 22nd Pontardawe Arts Centre, Pontardawe Seth Lakeman “Full Band Standing” tour Support from Josh Rouse

Fri Oct 23rd £6.45 8pm Acoustic Meeting Ground, Pontardawe Arts Centre Andy Tamlyn Jones and storyteller Carl Gough. Supported by Bear Bones

Sun Oct 25th 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk Music & Song Session

Sun Oct 25th Pembrokeshire Intimate Gig - Venue to be decided Red Dirt Skinners

Tue Oct 27th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Faustus

Wed Oct 28th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Ninebarrow 

Thu Oct 29th Pontardawe Arts Centre Martyn Joseph

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