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DOLPHIN HOTEL AND BAR, MOLD STARTS 9:00 Open mike tonight hosted by Andy Hickie. For those who don't know the Dolphin it has been refurbished and is a fully functioning hotel with 9 rooms. It is an amazing venue with great acoustics. This event will be on every Wednesday from now on. Come along and listen or play. 86-88 High Street Mold Clwyd CH7 1BH 01352 705 011

Lyceum Folk Club of Newport The Lyceum Tavern 110 Malpas Road Newport Gwent NP20 5PL Every Thursday,

Taplas The voice of Folk in Wales & the Borders Published bi-monthly, Taplas is the only means of keeping in touch with Wales' vibrant folk and traditional music scene. Each issue contains the latest news & listings, stimulating features and a comprehensive review section.

Trac trac is the folk development organisation for Wales

Cambria Arts Cambria Arts are a voluntary arts association based in Tregaron, mid Wales, where they run a twice monthly gig at the Talbot Hotel on the town square. Their line-up has been described as 'the best roots music line-up in Wales - ever!'

Pontrhydfendigaid Celtic Music Society, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion The Pontrhydfendigaid Celtic Music (PCMS) is a recently constituted not-for-profit community group which aims to: Promote traditional Welsh music; Promote contemporary, traditionally based Welsh music; Promote traditional and contemporary traditionally based music from other Celtic nations (Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, Brittany, Manx) The group currently has 35 full members and is gaining in support as each event is staged. We are based at the Black Lion Hotel in which we can develop our aims, which include providing one professional Celtic Music Night performance each month as well as one open music session where people can bring instruments and practise and develop their musical skills. The Celtic Music Nights are run under the Arts Council for Wales Noson Allan scheme which provides a generous subsidy to encourage skilled musicians to come to smaller folk-clubs.

Pontardawe Acoustic Music Club, Pontardawe, Nr Swansea Weekly on Wednesday evenings with regular guest nights and open mic nights

The Valley Folk Club, Pontardawe, Nr Swansea Meets on the 1st and 3rd Friday each month. 1st Fridays are Singers Nights when a warm welcome is extended to everyone to sing, play, recite or just enjoy. Guest Nights are held on the 3rd Friday of each month.

The Chattery A family owned Restaurant in Swansea, with regular gigs on Friday and Saturday evenings

Barry Folk Club, The Castle Hotel, Jewel Street, Barry, Glamorgan Meets every Tuesday evening, from 8.30pm, all are welcome to perform.

Newport Folk Club, TheFugitives Club, Newport, Gwent Meets every Thursday evening with monthly guests.

Crumlin Acoustic Club at Bridgend Inn, Crumlin, Gwent Meets every Third Thursday

Welsh Traditional Music this site is designed to act as one of the online homes of Welsh Traditional Music, Use in to submit and share tunes, submit links and find a good session near you, learn about bands that keep WTM in the public domain, Find workshops and more

Folk Music in Wales A guide to Welsh folk events, folk-clubs and links

Llantrisant Folk Club Meets every Wednesday in Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan

The Blue Bell Inn, Rhosesmor Road, Halkyn, Flintshire 2nd Tuesday - The Ranting Dogs rehearse and play Celtic folk from 9pm 2nd Thursday - Andy Hickie and Friends (see below) at the Blue Bell Folk Club from 9pm 3rd Sunday - Nic Blandford at Sesiwn Cymreig our Welsh Folk Sessions from 8:30pm 4th Thursday - Blue Bell Transatlantic Sessions, Americana, Folk, Roots & Blues from 9pm Everyone is welcome to come and join in or listen. You can find directions by following this link (just type in your postcode) by public transport or car. Contact Steve Marquis on 01352 780309 or for information

Central Station, Wrexham Home of the Blue Lantern Acoustic Nite held every Monday

Monmouth Folk Club, Monmouth Meets on the 1st and 3rd friday of the month with regular guests

Weekly Irish Session Mary O'Brien's bar, Commodore Hotel, Cwmbran, Torfaen

Ruthin Acoustic Music If you enjoy listening to live music in a cosy atmosphere, come along any Thursday night at 8.30 pm to the White Horse at Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd , near Ruthin. You'll be made very welcome either as a performer or a member of the audience! All styles of music are very welcome, from blues to country and from Celtic to charts. A bottle of wine can be won each normal club evening in our £1.00 raffle (ticket bought on entry). For further information about club nights, guest nights, or bookings you can contact John or Ros Ryder at

The Conwy Folk Club Meets every Monday evening at The Malt Loaf , Rosehill Street, Conwy, Gwynedd

Aberdare Music Club The Aberdare Music Club is held every Wednesday evening at The Shot & Shell Club, Wind Street, Aberdare. With Monthly guests - see their website for dates

Cynon Valley acoustic Club, The Hirwaun Conservative Club, Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taff Meets on the second and fourth Mondays of every month with regular guests Our acoustic club is also open mic, so all are welcome. For more details contact Steve or Christine on 01685 877322

Allan Yn Y Fan Allan Yn Y Fan is renowned as one of Wales' finest twmpath bands and has an impressive reputation for concert work too! The Band, plus a caller, has demonstrated an ability to get any crowd onto a dance floor, whatever the occasion.

Folk Orbit The Website That Lets You Know Where Acoustic Live Roots Music and Dance Can Be Found Near You. Folk, Blues, Jazz, Soul, Cajun, Bluegrass, World Music, Etc.  Folk Orbit Magazine  covers Cheshire, The Wirral, Liverpool, Manchester, north Wales. and County Borders

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