Festivals and events

Festivals and events

From the big dance music events such as Escape Into The Park to the folk shindig of Green Man, Wales has a wealth of events for music fans of any genre.

Find out about some of the current and historical events in Welsh music.

Current festivals and events

Cardiff Singer...

...Of The World. Classical masterclass.


...Into The Park: Swansea goes dance!


Water sports mix with dance and rock.

Big Weekend

Cardiff's huge free outdoor festival.

National Eisteddfod

The annual celebration of Welsh culture.

Brecon Jazz

The annual jazz festival.

Cardiff Mela

A great cultural melange with a great mix of music.

Green Man

Folk and folktronica in Mid Wales.

Sŵn Festival

Huw Stephens' Cardiff-based alt festival.

Rhuddlan Castle Rocks

Mike Peters' inaugural festival in aid of his cancer charity.

Llangollen Eisteddfod

A unique festival of international cultures.

Previous festivals and events

Full Ponty

Currently on hiatus, the Pontypridd festival is one of Wales' top rock events.

Tsunami Relief Cardiff

Relive 2005's amazing charitable musical event.

Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau

A world music and pop festival in southern Gwynedd.

Metro Weekender 2007

Two days of sun-fuelled fun in Cardiff.

Faenol Festival

Bryn Terfel's four-day musical extravaganza.


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