Wales is renowned as being the land of song, but music of every kind is celebrated in West Wales.
Well known artists have been performing here for many years with Elton John, Hot Chocolate, Charlotte Church, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Dave Dee, Alan Price, Desmond Dekker and the Average White Band being just a few of the famous names who have played at The Queens Hall, Narberth alone. Goldie Lookin Chain are celebrating their 15th anniversary at the Queens Hall this November. The Queens Hall also hosts Wales’ only A Capella Voice Festival.
Pembroke Castle has hosted UB40, The Fratellis and Jools Holland recently, whilst KT Tunstall is performing at Cardigan Caste this month.
St Davids Cathedral’s annual music festival, held in May, hosts everything from the brilliant Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, The BBC National Orchestra of Wales to male voice choirs, organ recitals and chamber concerts.
Tenby holds it annual Jazz and Blues Festival in November whilst Fishguard Music Festival, held from 20th July-2nd August this year hosts, amongst others, baritone Bryn Terfel; the Welsh National Opera Orchestra, harpist Hannah Stone with actress, Jenny Agutter, as Reader.
In Rhosygilwen’s famous green oak concert hall you can enjoy the musical West Side Story, listen to Martin Simpson, one of the world’s premiere acoustic guitarists; enjoy a performance of Ma Bessie’s Blues Troup or the Swedish Folk’Apella or attend the Proms; whilst the tiny Burnetts Hill Chapel has hosted everyone from Woody Pines to the Lonesome Ace String Band – an old time American music trio.
Opera buffs can enjoy outdoor performances at Lampeter House, Pembrokeshire and those living in Carmarthenshire are well catered for too with the annual Llandeilo Music Festival, also held in July.
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