Folk and traditional music in Wales

Folk and traditional music in Wales

Like Ireland and Scotland, Wales has a vibrant, healthy modern music scene based on instruments and music that stretch back hundreds of years.

Read about the traditonal instruments of Wales, the history of the music, and the modern artists influenced by Wales' heritage.

Artist search

Browse the BBC Wales Music database.

BBC Music

Folk guitar


All the latest folk highlights, news and reviews on BBC Music.

Festivals and events



Get all the lowdown on some of Wales' key festivals and events.


Gruff Rhys


A-Z of Welsh language artists with biogs, sessions, reviews and gigs.

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