Presented by Folk In The Barn, in association with Gulbenkian

Fiddles, guitar, accordion, bagpipes and step dancing explode into life.

This international award winning band from Wales are back on the road with their infectious rhythms and high energy routines to celebrate the release of their latest album-Solomon They come with accordion, harp, guitar, fiddles and Welsh bagpipes along with a virtuoso performance from a champion step dancer.
A fresh and vibrant sound with a pounding beat set against the backdrop of old traditions. Songs include the legend of Wales’ very own fairy realm with a tale of magic, myth and mischief along with some of the most beautiful and haunting melodies.

They have introduced a new generation to Welsh music – and continue to do so as they tour Europe, North America, Australia and Asia.

‘…..a diverse ride between giddy Welsh reeling, healthy acoustic folk-pop with upfront attitude and brashness of youth.” FROOTS

“…there’s nowt as dear as folk – especially when played with the grace, daring and sheer joy this multi- instrumental five-piece bring to a winning selection of reels, jigs and hornpipes” THE MIRROR

“Folk just got a kick up of the Noughties… ..stunning use of instrumentation, gorgeously crafted songs, sprightly foot-tappers, verve and raw excitement” BELFAST TELEGRAPH

Peter Knight’s Gigspanner

In the wake of his departure from Steeleye Span, fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner.

10 May 2018 , 7:30pm
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Albert Lee

Double Grammy Award Winner Albert Lee returns to the UK, this time accompanied by his great Electric Band.

25 May 2018 , 7:30pm
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Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan is arguably one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers, a true artist who has carved out a timeless and highly regarded career and a legion of devoted fans worldwide.

15 Apr 2018 , 8:00pm
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