Performers: Friday

The Organic Lawn Management

Biography: The Organic Lawn Management are a three-piece folk/rock band from the rural fields of West Worcestershire. Wes, Matt and Josh have been writing and recording together since 2009, and in 2013 released their debut album, Folk’s Reason for Living. The band have played numerous gigs as well as a festival or two, and have… Read more »

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The Herbert Spliffington Allstars

Biography: The Herbert Spliffington Allstars have been together in various combinations for over 20 years. They specialise in reggae with a strong jazz flavour. The band features: Tony Peers – trumpet and vocal, Dave Alexander – guitar, Niall Ross – saxophones, Kevin Willoughby – bass guitar, Gary Foote – drums, and Pete Beresford –keyboard. Members… Read more »

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The Cazadors

The Cazadors are local to Llangollen and started out together in March 2017, in preparation for a charity event the following month at the local Town Hall. They started out wanting to be slightly different in terms of a cover band, so they do originals, enjoy picking songs that are funky, soulful and are out… Read more »

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Sonya Smith

Biography: Sonya Smith is a singer songwriter, who plays acoustic guitar. Her songs have been described as evocative, passionate, heartfelt and intimate. She is influenced by the traditions of blues, roots and country music and lyrical word driven writers such as Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, Beth Hart to name a few. Sonya has… Read more »

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Ragsy

Biography: Ragsy plays acoustic soulful heart on his sleeve, song writing with a rock edge-alternative folk. He appeared on “The Voice” in 2013 and was mentored by fellow countryman Sir Tom Jones. He has recently been one of the 8 finalist on ‘Can i Gymru’ and is currently on a journey to learn the welsh… Read more »

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Mair Thomas

Biography: Mair was brought up in Montgomeryshire in a musical family, where she grew up in the chapel and eisteddfod tradition. She sings both in English and Welsh, and has a special interest in traditional Welsh songs. Mair started writing songs in 2003, and has been played on Radio 3’s Late Junction, Radio Shropshire, Radio… Read more »

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Ceidwad Y Gan – Quaykeepers

Biography: Ceidwad Y Gan – Quaykeepers are an independent rock band based in Ruthin. North Wales. As friends with a shared passion for music, they decided to walk the walk and start jamming together. They’re a bilingual band who recently performed the winning song on ‘Song for Wales 2018’ on S4C. On April 3 they… Read more »

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Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles

Biography: BILLY BIBBY & THE WRY SMILES are an unsigned, four-piece, alt rock ensemble from North Wales/Chester UK who in two years have tallied hundreds of gigs and festivals in 60+ UK cities, and released a début EP and five singles. A growing, grassroots fan base, as well as music industry recognition and radio play–BBC Radio… Read more »

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North Wales Opera Studio

Biography: North Wales Opera Studio was founded by Anne Williams-King, a professional opera soprano and teacher, and David Bartleet, opera singer, teacher and opera agent to give aspiring opera singers and students the opportunity to receive top class training from seasoned professionals. NWOS is a training ground run by experienced professionals for talented singers waiting… Read more »

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NEW Dance

Biography: NEW Dance is a registered charity and was formed in 1998. NEW Dance is an Arts Council of Wales revenue funded organisation responsible for providing opportunities for all ages and abilities; developing standards of teaching provision; and engaging communities across the regions of Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham in a range of dance activities. Their… Read more »

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