FOLK MUSIC RELATED GIGS in South Wales  July - August 2015

Check with the venue before you go. Things change.

JULY

Sat Jul 4th BASTILLE NUGHT Kidwelly Community Hall, Kidwelly The Rumblestrutters

Sun Jul 5th Uplands Tavern, Swansea Philanderers

Mon Jul 6th St David’s Hall, Cardiff 9Bach

Sun Jul 5th Forest Folk Club, The Royal Oak, Whitecroft, Lydney Archie Fisher 

Thu Jul 9th 7.30pm NEW Cardiff Folk Club, 4 Bars above,Dempseys, 15, Castle St. Cardiff Will Pound & Eddie Jay www.cardifffolkclub.co.uk

Thu Jul 9th 7.30pm £3 Open Hearth Acoustic The Open Hearth, Pontypool Fásta (Irish/Quebecois)

Thu Jul 9th 7pm £8/10 Barry West End Club, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan Tobias ben Jacob, Lukas Drinkwater & Kelly Oliver

Fri Jul 10th 8.30pm Free Gŵyl y Gwach Pontardawe Inn, Pontardawe Y Moniars + Jamie Bevan A’r Gweddillion

Fri Jul 10th   8pm                     Caffe Vista, Tenby Songs of Nick Drake with Keith James

Fri 10th – Sun 12th Jul FOLK ON THE LAWN Abbey Mill, Tintern www.folkonthelawn.com

Sat Jul 11th 7.30pm Free Gŵyl y Gwach Pontardawe Inn, Pontardawe Bromas, Yr Angen, Bronwen Lewis, Fast Fuse.

Sat Jul 11th The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea Dukes of Hafod

Sun Jul 12th    5pm  £5            Llangiwg Chrch, Ynysmeudwy The Eclectics (Close harmony singing from round the world) In aid of restoration fund. www.llangiwg.com Includes wine & nibbles.

Wed Jul 15th  Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9E

Fri Jul 17th £4 Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery SA20 0DD Michael Spenceley http://www.llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk/

Sat Jul 18th National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Llanarthne International Day of Dance

Sat Jul 18th The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea Paper Aeroplanes

Sat Jul 18th Victoria Inn, Mumbles, Swansea Philanderers

Mon Jul 20th 7.30pm £3/£4 The Attic Folk Sessions, 11-12a Church St. Cardiff Bronwen Lewis, Tom Fitton, Kirk Morgan and The Bug Club

Tue Jul 21st Noah’s Yard, Swansea Somos Calés last Flamenco performance.

Tue Jul 21st Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Phil Okwedy + Ceri Jones & Elsa Davies 

Thu Jul 23rd Lyceum Folk Club, Lyceum Tavern, Newport Cardboard Fox

Fri 24th- Sun 26th July THE VILLAGE PUMP FOLK FESTIVAL White Horse Country Park, Westbury, Wiltshire

Fri 24th – Sun 26th July GWAUN VALLEY PICKIN’ WEEKEND Gwaun Valley Brewery, Kilkiffeth Farm, Pontfaen, Fishguard SA65 9TP Len & Sarah 01348 881304 www.gwaunvalleybrewery.co.uk

Fri 24th – Sun 26th July FESTIVAL OF THE CELTS Cilycwm, Llandovery http://www.festivalofthecelts.co.uk/index.html

Sat Jul 25th Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff Kizzy Meriel Crawford

Sat Jul 25th FESTIVAL OF THE CELTS Llandovery Bear Bones

Sat Jul 25th 8pm Café Chameleon, Ystradgynlais Welsh & Celtic Fringe Instrumental Session

Sat Jul 25th ST DAVIDS FOLK FESTIVAL Pembrokeshire 

Sat Jul 25th The Chattery, Uplands, Swansea Balsamo Deighton

Sun Jul 26th Board 3.45 £5 Swansea Copperfolk, Copper Jack Barge – leaving promptly 4pm outside National Waterfront Museum. sing and play while you cruise. Advance ticket advisable copperfolk@SMX.com 01792 386283

Sun Jul 26th 2.30pm Café Bar, Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl SeaFall

Tue Jul 28th St David’s Hall, Cardiff Spooky Men’s Chorale

Wed Jul 29th 8pm £11 The Stage Door, Porthcawl Grand Pavilion Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys (American roots genres)

Wed Jul 29th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Archie Fisher

AUGUST

Sat Aug 8th ANTI FRACKING FESTIVAL Green Valley Arts, Upper Cwmtwrch Bear Bones

Sun Aug 9th 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk Music & Song Session

Tue Aug 11th 9pm The Vic, Mumbles, Swansea Bear Bones

Wed Aug 12th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Thu Aug 13th £10adv/£12 Barry West End Club, Vale of Glamorgan Seafall supporting Iain Matthews & Egbert Derix 07561 143114

Fri Aug 14th At PONTARDAWE TOWN FESTIVAL Calan

Fri Aug 14th Pontardawe Arts Centre (part of the Summer Festival) Calan.

Fri Aug 14th Merthyr Cynnog Community Hall, Brecon Blackheart

Sat Aug 15th Amroth Parrish Hall, Blackheart

Tue Aug 18th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Steve Killick + tbc


Sun 16th Aug 10.30-12md FOLK SERVICE Gellionnen Chapel, Mynydd Gellionnen, Pontardawe followed by PICNIC Part of Town Summer Festival.

Sun 16th Aug 2-5pm Small Nations Marquee, Playing Fields, Pontardawe Rugby Club VALLEY FOLK CLUB SHOWCASE Free (Bar and food concessions) Part of Town Summer Festival.

Sun Aug 16th Forest Folk Club, The Royal Oak, Whitecroft, Lydney Jane Pearl & Lyndon Web

Tue Aug 18th Milgi's Yurt, City Road, Cardiff Storytelling+musicdians Steve Killick + Eve Goodman

Fri Aug 21st – Sun 23rd Baskerville Hall, Clyro Elementary Didgeridoo Festival (comtemporary world music)

Sun Aug 23rd 4pm Arvon Ale House, Llandindod Wells Folk Music & Song Session

Wed Aug 26th Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Castan Rd. Pontyclun CF72 9EH Michael Moyse 

Thu Aug 27th CASTELL ROC FESTIVAL Chepstow Castle Bellowhead http://www.castellroc.co.uk/

Sat Aug 29th 6pm Old White Hart Beer Festival, LLantwit Major Seafall

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

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Pete Morton