Sessions, pub or otherwise 
Sesiynau, tafarn neu eraill

Please, please, always check that an event we list here is actually happening at the time and place listed.
Mistakes happen, events get cancelled etc, so it's always wise to check first. You have been warned.

A wnewch chi wirio, os gwelwch yn dda, fod y digwyddiadau yr ydym wedi rhestri isod yn digwydd yn y lleoliad
ac ar yr amser a rhestrwyd isod. Mae camgymeriadau yn gallu digwydd, mae digwyddiadau yn cael eu canslo a.y.b..
felly mae’n hanfodol i chi i wirio'r wybodaeth cyn mynychu. Rydym wedi eich rhybuddio.

Fishguard Folk Music is not responsible for the content of external websites
Nid yw Gŵyl Werin Abergwaun yn gyfrifol am gynnwys gwefannau allanol

The Fishguard Session. The Royal Oak, Market Square, Fishguard SA65 9HA
The session is informal and features folk and traditional performers, shanties, Welsh songs, Irish jigs and reels, singer/songwriters, and more. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in or just listen. 
Contact 07934 418186, email, or the Oak 01348 218632.

Pembroke Dock Folk and Acoustic Club. The Helm 11-13 Commerical Row SA72 6JN Pembroke Dock  
Every Friday at 8pm Contact Mike 01646 621811. 

Music at the Brewery Pontfaen. Gwaun Valley Brewery, Kilkiffeth Farm, Pontfaen, Fishguard, SA65 9TP. 
Session every Saturday till further notice. Contact Sarah on 01348 881304, or email: 
7pm to midnight for a fun night of good music & good beer 

Pembrokeshire Pickers Tufton Arms, SA63 4TU
BlueGrass sessions,Tufton Arms try to meet every last Saturday of the month at 8 pm. Sometimes there might be a spontaneous pick in another location which will be posted on the Pembrokeshire Pickers Facebook page, where you can also post a message, or ask a question.

Other venues (please, always check ahead before travelling)
The Plash, Llanfallteg, Whitland. Every other Tuesday.  8pm.  SA34 0UN. 01437 563 472.  
Boar’s Head, Templeton. Tuesdays SA67 8SD 01834 860286. 
Brook Inn, St Ishmaels. Wednesdays SA62 3TE 01646 636277.

The Lamb, Llanboidy. First Thursday of the month. 01994 448243 8pm. SA34 0EL. 

Please, please, always check that an event we list here is actually happening at the time and place listed.
Mistakes happen, events get cancelled etc, so it's always wise to check first. You have been warned.
A wnewch chi wirio, os gwelwch yn dda, fod y digwyddiadau yr ydym wedi rhestri isod yn digwydd yn y lleoliad
ac ar yr amser a rhestrwyd isod. Mae camgymeriadau
yn gallu digwydd, mae digwyddiadau yn cael eu canslo a.y.b..
felly mae’n hanfodol i chi i wirio'r wybodaeth cyn mynychu. 
Rydym wedi eich rhybuddio.

Live performances/Perfformiadau byw
Burnett's Hill Chapel, Martletwy, Pembrokeshire, SA67 9AX

Wednesday 11th SeptemberLONESOME ACE STRING BAND
Wednesday 2nd October - TELL TALE TUSK
Friday 1st November
Friday 15th November - ALDEN, PATTERSON & DASHWOOD
More info here
For tickets please contact promoter Sue Oldrieve on 01646-680511 or see PI Gigs website.
Main Street Music, 44 Main Street, Pembroke SA71 4NP is selling tickets for Burnett's Hill promotions. Telephone 01646-621530. 
You can also reserve tickets by phoning 01646-651725


P.I.Gigs concerts.
P.I.Gigs concerts usually feature internationally touring Americana bands, including acoustic county/blues, and Celtic bands. 
The gigs are in in smaller settings, with black backdrop (except Burnett's Hill), lights and good not-too-loud sound. 
Venues are usually Cwtch Coffee in Pembroke Dock, - Drover's Music Venue in Puncheston, and Canolfan Clydau in Tegryn.
Payment is on the door, or though through a ticketing site. Advance payers get seats reserved; though it’s first come first serve as to which seat exactly.  
3rd September
- 3hattrio- Cwtch Music Centre
11th September Lonesome Ace String BandBurnett's Hill Chapel
11th October - Nathan Bell - Cwtch Music Centre
More T.B.A.  Tickets and more info here


Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. Box office 01239 621200

27th September - JON BODEN. Best known as the lead singer of the progressive folk juggernaut Bellowhead, Jon launched his solo career in 2016. Presenting the self-penned songs of the albums Painted Lady and Songs From The Floodplain and latest album Afterglow (Oct ’17, Hudson Records), material from Bellowhead, Spiers & Boden
23rd OctoberFAUSTUS.  Nominated in the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Faustus are three of the leading lights of their generation:
Benji Kirkpatrick (Seth Lakeman Band, Bellowhead), Saul Rose (Waterson:Carthy, Whapweazel) & Paul Sartin (Bellowhead, Belshazzar’s Feast). 
6th November - PETER KNIGHT’S GIGSPANNER. In the wake of his departure from Steeleye Span, multi award winning fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner, and in the process established their reputation as one of the most genuinely ground-breaking forces on the British folk scene.
20th November - BLAZIN' FIDDLES. One of today’s foremost Scottish folk acts, Blazin’ Fiddles combine over 20 years’ experience with ever-renewed musical appetite, vitality and sophistication. Encompassing a rare and virtuosic selection of the fiddle’s diverse Highland and island voices, with ensemble and solo-led sets both backed by powerhouse guitar and piano, the Blazers pack all the power, passion and sensitivity of Scotland’s traditional music, into a single show. Whatever the hall – whether of the Highland village or Royal Albert variety – they’ll turn it into the liveliest and warmest of hootenannies, setting the hearts of their audience alight.
5th December - A CALAN CHRISTMAS IN WALES, Celebrate the yuletide season with bagpipes, fiddles, harp and step dancing
Calan - the international award-winning band from Wales are back on the road with their infectious rhythms and high energy routines to celebrate the yuletide season. Join them for ‘A Calan Christmas in Wales’; a cracker of show - with music, dance, traditional Welsh bagpipes, harp, accordion, fiddles and step-dancing, bringing the Yuletide season to life!
7th December -  STEELEYE SPAN - 5Oth ANNIVERSARY TOUR. Fifty years on and Steeleye Span are set to mark this incredible milestone with new album EST’D 1969 and a tour that will celebrate a band that are as creative and vital now as ever. Led by the iconic Maddy Prior, the seven-piece line-up will draw on the group’s incredible history to provide a night of favourites and surprises from down the decades. £25
30th January 2020 - MARTYN JOSEPH.  Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip it up. For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a huge far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. Be it to two hundred people or twenty thousand, he blows the crowd away night after night.
29th February 2020 - BREABACH. Breabach continue to build their reputation of being at the forefront of the UK’s world and roots music scene with performances across the world throughout 2019 and with the release of their 6th critically acclaimed studio album ‘Frenzy of the Meeting’.


Cuffern Manor, Roch, 01437 710071 Acoustic Music Evenings are held (usually, but not always, please check) on the first Thursday of every month, with some of the finest musicians from Pembrokeshire and beyond. 
Next up: 
September 5th -   Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente2017 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Winners Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente are a vocal/guitar duo like no other. Calling the Isle of Lewis and Glasgow/Spain home, it's no wonder their music doesn’t focus on one place or on one of the many strands of Scotland’s web of traditions. 
November 8th - (Yes its a Friday!) Dana and Susan Robinson – our great friends from the USA are back again, sublime old time musicians and singers.


Rhosygilwen Mansion, 01239 841387  
SEPT 22ndKongero-Swedish Folk’apella. The singers return to Rhosygilwen by popular demand. With their voices moving together in tight harmony or intertwining in a whirling tempo, the highly acclaimed folk vocal group Kongero draws traditional Swedish music out of the past and into the present. 
Friday November 15th -  Martin Simpson. Martin is one of the world’s premiere acoustic guitarists and a powerful songwriter with a rich, charactered voice. His playing, which in part defined the English steel string acoustic guitar sound, is idiosyncratic, instantly recognisable, and revered among guitar fans.  
NOVEMBER 30th - Jim Causley's Christmas.  Join Jim in celebrating the Christmas season as he entertains you with lesser known West Country carols, medieval and secular carols from around the British Isles, his own settings of moving Christmas poems by his relative, the late Cornish poet Charles Causley as well a gurt dollop of festive fun with songs of over-indulgence and even a spot of panto too.


The Torch Milford Haven
WED 22nd April 2020THE FUREYS 2020. Legends of Irish music & song, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc. The Fureys have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 42 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Former Irish President Mary McAleese and the late Pope John Paul.


Peppers, 16 West St.  Fishguard. SA65 9AE 01348 874540 (Check before travelling)
2nd Wednesday of each month. Straeon Gwaun - Fishguard Storytelling and music nights 7.30


The Cellar Bar, Cardigan.  25/26 Quay St, Cardigan SA43 1HU. 07818 056599, (well, its nearly in Pembrokeshire isn't it)
Every Thursday - Open Mic: Lively and lovely. Everyone welcome to this warm and friendly weekly event. Free Entry / Mynediad am ddim.
More more here

For events and sessions further away in South Wales,
click on the Casbar site here