Award Winning Folk Artist Rachel Newton To Play Cardiff

Since the release of her album Here’s My Heart Come Take It in April 2016, singer and harpist Rachel Newton has been awarded both the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Musician of the Year and the Scots Trad Music Awards Instrumentalist of the Year. Later this month, Rachel is bringing the music from the albumContinue reading “Award Winning Folk Artist Rachel Newton To Play Cardiff”

Martyn Joseph Unearths His Roots For Cardiff Show

WELSH folk legend Martyn Joseph will perform classics and new tracks at St David’s Hall on tonight as part of the Roots Unearthed series. Starting at 8pm, Martyn will evoke emotive images, stories and feelings from beloved fan favourites to selections from his latest critically acclaimed album Sanctuary. Martyn is gifted with the rare abilityContinue reading “Martyn Joseph Unearths His Roots For Cardiff Show”

Seasonal Show From Folk Duo

Belshazzar’s Feast are currently touring the UK and will play St Cadoc’s Church as part of Caerleon Arts Festival Autumn programme on December 5. Now in their twenty-first year together, Paul Sartin and Paul Hutchinson of Belshazzar’s Feast are known for combining classical, jazz, pop and music hall music with wry humour creating a liveContinue reading “Seasonal Show From Folk Duo”

Allan Yn Y Fan Tour With NEWiD – Geoff Cripps Q&A

A multi-instrumental and vocal sextet, Allan Yn Y Fan has been recording and touring internationally since 2003. Their latest album NEWiD, the Welsh word for change, whilst in English the title could be represented as new identity – apt for an album reflecting the band’s new six piece line-up and, coincidentally Allan Yn Y Fan’sContinue reading “Allan Yn Y Fan Tour With NEWiD – Geoff Cripps Q&A”

Kevin Pearce To Play Cardiff Contemporary

Following the release of his new single, Jump, Essex based folk artist Kevin Pearce will also be visiting Brickstock at Cardiff Contemporary on November 6 as part of a new UK tour. Growing up surrounded by the classics of his dad’s record collection; The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen, Kevin has always lost himselfContinue reading “Kevin Pearce To Play Cardiff Contemporary”

Allan Yn Y Fan To Play Abergavenny

The Welsh traditional music band, Allan Yn Y Fan are currently celebrating their twentieth anniversary with NEWiD, a brand new album and their first tour of Wales since 2012. Harnessing all the power and mystery of Celtic tradition and brimming with energy, Allan Yn Y Fan’s blend of joyous toe-tapping music and lively, bi-lingual light-hearted banterContinue reading “Allan Yn Y Fan To Play Abergavenny”

Folk Award Winner Sam Kelly To Play Newport

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner 2016 Sam Kelly will play Newport’s Lyceum Folk Club next week. As a young child, the Cornwall-based singer, song-writer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist spent many a night enraptured, listening to his Irish grandfather tell folk tales, sing folk songs, and play folk tunes on his melodeon. Sam has since dedicatedContinue reading “Folk Award Winner Sam Kelly To Play Newport”

Lynched Launch Roots Unearthed Season At St David’s Hall

THE new Roots Unearthed season gets underway in St David’s Hall’s L3 lounge next week with Dublin quartet Lynched. Combining distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar. Lynched repertoire spans humorous music hall ditties and street-songs, classic Traveller ballads, traditional Irish and American dance tunes, plus theirContinue reading “Lynched Launch Roots Unearthed Season At St David’s Hall”