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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.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 15 Dec 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • Steeleye Span


    • Below the Salt.
  • Brigyn

    Seren Y Cymoedd

    • Nadolig Newydd.
  • St. Agnes Fountain

    I Saw Three Ships

    • The Best Of St Agnes Fountain.
  • The Pine Hearts


    • Back To Sustain.
  • Lowri Evans

    Nadolig, Beth Sy'n Bwysig

  • Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya & Georgina Boyes

    While Shepherds Watched – Hail Chime On

    • Voices At The Door.
  • Joey + Rory

    Away In A Manger

    • A Farmhouse Christmas.
  • Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer

    Sussex Carol

    • A Sound Of Christmas Past.
  • Mathew Robb

    Cry Some Tears

    • Dead Men Have No Dreams.
  • Plethyn

    Mi Gysgi Di 'Maban

    • Rhown Garreg ar Garreg.
  • Wayward Jane


    • Old Train.
  • Claire Lynch

    It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

    • Holiday!.
  • Telyneg

    Jig Y Doethion/ The Magi Jig

    • Christmas In Wales.
  • Benji Kirkpatrick& The Excess

    Back To The Fold

    • Gold Has Worn Away.
  • Meic Stevens

    Noson Oer Nadolig

    • Dim Ond Cysgodion/ Y Baledi.
  • Thunder And Rain

    Nobody’s Darlin

    • Passing In The Night.
  • Huw And Tony Williams

    Some People Cry

    • Junction 26.
  • The Foxglove Trio

    Christ Child Lullaby

    • Through The Dark Night.
  • Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer

    Silent Night

    • A Sound Of Christmas Past.
  • Mabsant

    Carol Y Blwch

    • Mabsanta.
  • Eiry Palfrey & Idris Davies

    Diary/ The Shepherd’s Watch/ When Christmas Tide To Rhymney Came

    • Mabsanta.
  • Mabsant

    Suai'r Gwynt

    • Mabsanta.
  • Alden, Patterson and Dashwood

    The Broads In December

  • The Pine Hearts

    All Night Long

    • Back To Sustain.
  • Courteous Thief

    Over Mountains And Sea

    • Symphony.
  • Carlos Núñez

    Galician Carol (Villancico Para La Navidad De 1829)

    • A Irmandade das Estrelas.
  • Martyn Joseph

    Cardiff Bay

    • Evolved.
  • Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya & Georgina Boyes

    Ding Dong Merrily On High

    • Voices At The Door.
  • Claire Lynch

    All Through the Night

    • Holiday!.

This Week's Gig Guide

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


Tuesday 17th December

Sesh Sŵn Nadolig at Y Gwachel (Pontardawe Inn), Pontardawe


Wednesday 18th December

Llantrisant Folk Club Xmas Party “Carolling & Crumpets” with John Kirkpatrick at Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Pontyclun


Friday 20th December

Llandovery Folk Dancing Night at Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery

The Mari Lwyd in Ystradgynlais (out & about on the streets raising money for local charities)

The Village Quire - "Lanterns Across The Snow" at The Globe, Hay On Wye


Saturday 21st December

The Village Quire - "Lanterns Across The Snow" at Glasbury Methodist Church, Cwmbach

Calan – "A Celtic Christmas" at Pontio, Bangor


Monday 23rd December

Cat’s Claw Band & Guests + 2nd Tuesday Club - "A Celtic Christmas Evening" (Velindre Charity Fundraiser) at The Cricketers, Cathedral Road, Cardiff


Thursday 26th December

Kantref - Pentreffest Jinglbal Masked Ball at St Fagans Village Hall, Cardiff


Tuesday 31th December

The Ystradgynlais Mari Lwyd Parti - Llangiwg Church, Pontardawe


Wednesday 1st January 2020

Survivors Night at Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun Institute Athletic Club, Pontyclun