Ramon Goose – “Ramon Goose is a superb guitarist; and produces his own material with a maturity well beyond his years”. He is also involved with World Music projects such as the Coconut Revolution and the West African Blues Project, travelling across Sahara Desert and to countries such as Senegal where he has collaborated with many renowned musicians. Support by Tim Crahart Band. Read more…
Adran-D Welsh progressive folk band make a return visit to the festival. Led by Dave Danford, a unique musical voice in Wales, Adran-D’s musicianship is mesmerising and their blend of traditional airs and pulsating rhythms irresistible.Supported by well-known Cardiff blues band the Leighton Jones Trio, this promises to be one of the musical highlights of the festival.
Choral day with Jeff Howard – well-known UK choral conductor Jeff Howard will lead a mix of popular choral pieces – a must for anyone involved in the current revival of choral singing. Please bring your own refreshments. To book contact Dot on 07982 319456
Pukka Productions present their Youth Theatre Week performances of “Wizard of Oz” and “Chicago”. Sponsored by Barry Town Council
Sara Trickey and Daniel Tong Recital by violinist Sara Trickey, accompanied by Daniel Tong. Sara and Daniel take a break from recording Schubert to visit Barry Festival. A recent review of Sara’s performance of the Beethoven violin concerto was described as “quite simply perfection-not only note-perfect but time and again distinguished by delicate insights which suggested a lifetime acquaintance with the role”
Katie Bradley and Tom Attah Katie Bradley’s winning vocal and blues harp performances have been attracting attention on the blues scene, culminating with her nomination for the 2012 British Blues Awards. Her versatility and natural stage persona is well-matched by Tom Attah’s equally powerful combination of voice and guitar. A rare chance to see these established solo artists perform together. Read more…
Vale Voices do choral gems Vale Voices is a community chorus drawing members from Penarth, Wenvoe, Rhoose, Llantwit and Barry. Performing with a professional orchestra, the choir will present classics including “I was glad”, “Jesu Joy”, and excerpts from “Messiah”, “Elijah” and the Vivaldi “Gloria”.