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News: Cylchcanu2/ SongChain 2

Following the success of SongChain in 2014, Cylchcanu2/SongChain2 brings together some of the finest talent in the Welsh scene: Kate Ronconi, Beth Williams Jones, Stacey Blythe, Christine Cooper, Ceri Owen-Jones, Gareth Bonello, Jamie Smith and Patrick Rimes for an exciting evening of new collaborations and unique arrangements of both traditional and contemporary Welsh tunes and…

Maelog 2015

Maelog: Building musical bridges between Wales and Galicia Bye-bye, Marta: The former Maelog, from left to right – Dan Lawrence, Rhian Evan-Jones, Gerardo Albela, Marta Novo (who now resides in Madrid), Sam Jowett and Gareth Westacott   Pubs and musical sessions have always gone together in Wales; but The Crofts pub in Roath, Cardiff boasts one special…

1st April 2015: Foxglove Trio at Llantrisant Folk Club

TRIO TRIUMPH! FOXGLOVES DELIVER A WELSH/ENGLISH MUSICAL DELIGHT  The Foxglove Trio are unique and a revelation; Mid-Wales singer Ffion Mair, Swansea-born spectacular ‘cellist and guitar player Cathy Mason and Patrick Dean, melodeon player and ‘cello player from Yorkshire, stirred up a bubbling cauldron of inspiring and exhilarating songs, tunes and absolutely lovely arrangements that had…

News – Jan 2014 Issue

Catrin and Seckou

Catrin & Seckou’s album nominated for major awards Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita have been nominated for two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: Best Duo and Best Traditional Track for ‘Les Bras de Mer’, taken from their debut album Clychau Dibon, which was released on October 14 on the Astar…