Breabach To Play Two Shows In South Wales

Folk band Breabach will shortly be playing two South Wales dates as part of a UK tour. The band began 2017 in exciting fashion as receivers of the Scots Trad Music Awards ‘Folk Band of the Year’ for the second time and ‘Album of the Year’ for their fifth studio album ‘Astar’.   A specialContinue reading “Breabach To Play Two Shows In South Wales”

Classical greats to be performed in Abergavenny

Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra are set to perform a concert of classical greats. The concert at St Michael’s RC Church, Abergavenny will commence at 8pm on November 19, with a perforformance of Berlioz’ Benvenuto Cellini overture, before been  joined by Italian classical guitarist Giacomo Susani to perform Rodrigo’s beautiful Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra.Continue reading “Classical greats to be performed in Abergavenny”

Martin Simpson To Perform Trails & Tribulations In Abergavenny

World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson makes his debut performance at the Borough Theatre Abergavenny on Wednesday November 15 in support of his recent album ‘Trails & Tribulations’. “‘Trails & Tribulations’ is a collection of songs about nature, about travels and about real life stories,” says Martin, “There are traditional songs, poems andContinue reading “Martin Simpson To Perform Trails & Tribulations In Abergavenny”

Devil’s Violin To Bring Stolen Tour To Wales

The latest production from Devil’s Violin, Stolen, which recently premiered at London’s Greenwich Theatre is currently touring the UK and is set to play several dates of the tour in South Wales during November, 2017. The South Wales based ensemble are set to take their audiences on an epic journey, through a dreamlike land toContinue reading “Devil’s Violin To Bring Stolen Tour To Wales”

Canadian Folk From The East Pointers Comes To South Wales

Canadian folk group The East Pointers perform at Abergavenny’s Borough Theatre on Monday October 16at 7.30pm. Hailing from Canada’s Prince Edward Island, The East Pointers feature banjoist/vocalist/step-dancer Koady Chaisson, fiddle player/vocalist Tim Chaisson, and guitarist/vocalist Jake Charron.  The Chaissons are cousins and are part of the sixth generation of heralded fiddlers and folk musicians fromContinue reading “Canadian Folk From The East Pointers Comes To South Wales”

Talking Music: Pete Langford of The Barron Knights

“The atmosphere in the theatre is fantastic,” Barron Knights founder member, Pete Langford tells Andy Howells as they discuss the groups return to Abergavenny Borough Theatre. “It’s a lovely theatre to work and when you go on stage, you feel the audience are right on top of you.” Formed in Leighton Buzzard in 1960, The BarronContinue reading “Talking Music: Pete Langford of The Barron Knights”

A Regular Little Houdini Heads For Abergavenny

An acclaimed one-man play comes to the Borough Theatre on February 8 before heading for an off-Broadway run later in the year. A Regular Little Houdini, written and performed by Newport actor Daniel Llewelyn-Williams, is a coming of age story about a lowly dockworker’s son who dreams of becoming a magician like his hero HarryContinue reading “A Regular Little Houdini Heads For Abergavenny”