Performers

Gleadhraich

Biography: Gleadhraich are a Celtic Rock Band formed in Carnoustie, Angus in 2010. The band is made up of Craig Weir (Bagpipes/ Vocals), Ross White (Guitar/ Vocals), Paul Weir (Percussion) and Graeme Ritchie (Bass Guitar) with a live addition of a backing band which includes saxophone, trombone, accordion, keyboard and fiddle. Gleadhraich released their debut… Read more »

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The Dee-Sign Choir

Biography: The Dee-Sign Choir was formed in 1997 in order to raise much needed funds for Chester Deaf Centre, and over the last 20 years they have raised close to £200,000. They are a mixed group of people from age 8 to 75, all fund-raising volunteers, some profoundly deaf, some hard of hearing, some hearing… Read more »

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Confucius

Biography: Confucius is a multi-disciplinary central Institute of Bangor University that aims to provide the people of north Wales with the opportunity to experience and learn more about Chinese culture and language. With a rich programme of cultural events, language provision and academic research, the Institute is an invaluable portal for cultural, educational and intellectual… Read more »

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Cheshire Fire Choir

Biography: Members of the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service choir were auditioned by Gareth Malone in 2013. Following the BBC 2 second series of The Choir: Sing While You Work, in which they reached the final, their choir has stayed together under the guidance of Musical Director Ruairi Edwards and Accompanist Wendy Dolby. The members… Read more »

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Camens

Biography: 4 piece ‘feel-good indie’, from Stoke / Manchester. – Sounds at home alongside the likes of Circa Waves, The Amazons, High Tyde, Blossoms, Spring King, The Vaccines and VANT to name a few. Championed by BBC Radio 6’s Gideon Coe and Tom Robinson as well as BBC Introducing’s Rob Adcock. Camens are currently working… 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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Chris Greve

Biography: Chris Greve was born in London, grew up in Calgary, Canada and is currently living back in England. He is based in Oswestry, Shropshire but travels to perform in all the areas of the UK and beyond. He has been to Llangollen many times and has performed at the Eisteddfod two previous times. His… Read more »

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