What's on in May - Part 2

May Music Gigs…

What a month! You’ve got a huge breadth of choice in music from the Fishguard Folk Festival to the St Davids Classical. Peppered with opera, roots and dub in between. A feast for your ears. 

Thursday 1st May

Pembrokeshire Intimate Gigs – James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

Soaring vocals and ingenious fiddling, their sound flows from the connection between British and American folk and is bursting with all the humour, heartbreak and excitement of these genres.

Pembrokeshire Intimate Gigs: www.pembsintimategigs.co.uk 

Sunday 4th May

Pembrokeshire Intimate Gigs – Cahalen Morrison & Eli West 

Two of the most innovative and subtle roots musicians playing today. Their music draws from old folk sources, but it sounds vibrantly alive.

Pembrokeshire Intimate Gigs: www.pembsintimategigs.co.uk

Friday 16th May

Burnett’s Hill Chapel – Amy Wadge & Pete Riley

Amy is widely regarded as one of the country's most successful female singer/songwriters. Put together with Pete Riley makes for a gig made in heaven!

Amy Wadge

Burnett’s Hill Chapel: http://www.burnettshill.co.uk/

Sunday 18th May

Rhosygilwyn – Justina Gringyet (Soprano)

Justina is well known to local audiences, having performed here at Rhosygilwen in Dido and Aeneas (2010) and the title role in Carmen (2011). She is currently performing Fenena in Nabucco for the Welsh National Opera.

Rhosygilwyn: http://www.rhosygilwen.co.uk/ 

Tuesday 20th May       

Burnett’s Hill Chapel – Adam Hurt & Beth Hartness

Anticipate old-time duets featuring Adam's clawhammer banjo and fiddle along with Beth's signature fingerstyle guitar. What a treat!

Burnett’s Hill Chapel: http://www.burnettshill.co.uk/

Friday 23rd May – 1st June

St Davids Cathedral Festival

The St. Davids Cathedral Festival has been responsible for bringing classical music to the heart of West Wales for over 35 years. For ten days the Cathedral is host to a feast of classical and contemporary music concerts under the artistic direction of Oliver Waterer, the Organist and Master of the Choristers.

St Davids Cathedral Festival: www.stdavidscathedralfestival.co.uk

Saturday 24th May

Gemini Party - Queens Hall

Boom! From the founders of Span Arts’ infamous Aquarian Party (the biggest annual event at The Queens Hall) comes the Gemini Party! We‘re bringing back Bristol’s kings of all things dub and all things heavy – Dub Mafia!

Dub Mafia For The Blog

Tickets and enquiries to Span Arts

Friday 30th May

Garden Gigs - Nels Andrew and Brandon Seabrook

The extraordinarily talented Nels Andrews returns to the UK after his visit in April 2013. This time with his old buddy Brandon Seabrook. We guarantee an evening of absolute delights from two of the finest singer/songwriters of their generation.

Llys Meddyg Garden Gigs

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