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Frank Hennessy presents the best in folk, roots and acoustic music from the Celtic countries and beyond. Plus Frank's weekly Celtic gig guide.

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Sun 1 Sep 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • Drew Holcomb & The Neighbours


    • Dragons.
  • Gwilym Bowen Rhys

    O Deuwch Deulu Mwynion

    • Arening.
  • Colum Sands

    Two Angry Dogs

    • Turn The Corner.
  • The Carter Family

    Wildwood Flower

    • The Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music.
  • Martin Hayes & Brooklyn Rider

    P. Joe’s Reel

    • The Butterfly.
  • Gai Toms A’r Banditos

    Palmant Aur Y Migneint

    • Orig.
  • Heather Haywood

    The Sands O' The Shore

    • By Yon Castle Wa'.
  • Les Marins D'iroise

    South Australia

    • Les Marins D'Iroise.
  • Rowan Rheingans


    • The Lines We Draw Together.
  • Dave Cash


    • Guide Cats For The Blind.
  • Catfish Keith

    What’s The Matter Now?

    • Catfish Crawl.
  • Jimmy Rogers

    Somewhere Down Below The Dixon Line

    • Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music.
  • Cherryholmes

    How Long?

    • Cherryholmes.
  • Lowri Evans

    How Do You Do?

    • Dydd A Nos.
  • Ralph McTell

    Still In Dreams

    • Sand in Your Shoes.
  • Lleuwen Steffan

    Cwm Rhondda

    • Gwn Glan Beibl Budr.
  • Jake Thackray & Alan Williams


    • Live At The Lobster Pot (Volume 1).
  • Niamh Dunne

    The Games People Play

    • Portraits.
  • Gwenan Gibbard

    Ymdaith Gwyr Machynlleth/ Jig Pen Tennyn

    • Sidan Glas.
  • Boo Hewerdine

    Old Song

    • Before.
  • Eva Cassidy

    Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain

    • Somewhere.
  • The Gentle Good

    Waiting For Jane

    • While You Slept I Went Out Walking.
  • The Boscastle Busker

    Rolling Home

    • Rise Again.
  • Brian Perkins

    The Shipping Forecast

    • Guide Cats For The Blind.
  • Lleuwen Steffan


    • Gwn Glan Beibl Budr.
  • Colum Sands

    Song For A Rainy Day

    • Turn The Corner.
  • Tommy Fleming

    Hard Times

    • Contender.
  • Les Marins D'iroise

    Hardi Les Gars!

    • Les Marins D'Iroise.

This Week's Gig Guide

Please Note - This list is compiled from many sources. Please check with venue before going.


Tuesday 3rd September

India Electric Co. - Blackwood Miners' Institute, Blackwood

Acoustic Tuesday at The Apothecary, Llandaff Road, Cardiff (New Venue), with resident performers & guests  

3 Hat Trio - Cwtch Café, Pembroke Dock


Wednesday 4th September

Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente - Llantrisant Folk Club at Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Pontyclun

3 Hat Trio - Blue Sky Café, Bangor


Thursday 5th September

John Kirkpatrick - The Miners’, Ammanford


Friday 6th September

John James - Llandeilo Acoustic at The Angel Hotel, Llandeilo

Rocky Road - The Navigator Hotel, Maesteg

Pipers Festival (Piping at The Old Bridge concert) - Pontypridd Museum, Pontypridd


Friday 6th – Sunday 8th September

Gower Bluegrass Festival - Parkmill, Gower, Swansea


Saturday 7th September

Trio Durand Millet Raillard – Pentreffest at St Fagans Village Hall, St Fagans, Cardiff


Sunday 8th September

Lowri Evans & Lee Mason - Eglwys San Teilo, St Fagan’s (part of St Fagan’s Food Festival)


Wednesday 11th September

Lonesome Ace String Band - Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy


Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th September

Fiddle Festival Of Wales - Ocean Arts Cardiff, Cardiff


Sunday 15th September

Gypsyfingers - Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff


Wednesday 18th September

Colum Sands - Llantrisant Folk Club at Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Pontyclun


Thursday 19th September

Robin Laing (Scotland) - Lyceum Folk Club at Crindau Constitutional Club, Newport 


Friday 20th September

Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton - Valley Folk Club at Glais Rugby Club, Glais

Trials Of Cato - Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff 

Celebration of 25 Years with Allan Yn Y Fan at Llandovery Folk Dancing, Llanwrda Hall, Nr. Llandovery


Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd September

Billyfolk Festival - The Inn at Penallt, Monmouth


Saturday 21st September

Fisherman’s Friends - St David’s Hall, Cardiff


Sunday 22nd September

Kongero (Sweden) - Rhosygilwen Manor, Cilgerran, Pembs.

The Gentle Good - Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff