The Goat Roper Rodeo Band at Theatr Clwyd (A post-lockdown Performance)

There is a light at the end of the tunnel. Or so it seems. The arts sector is not out of the woods yet by any means. But there is a glimmer of hope. Like the neon bulbs dangling across the stage at my first live gig since March, there are rays of optimism breaking … More The Goat Roper Rodeo Band at Theatr Clwyd (A post-lockdown Performance)

Cabaret Pontio with Gareth Bonello, Georgia Ruth & Toby Hay

Considering they had never played together before, Gareth Bonello, Georgia Ruth and Toby Hay seemed like a long-established trio. Their first gig as a three-piece was certainly an enjoyable one. Coming together from Cardiff, Ceredigion, and Rhayader respectively, these three folk musicians brought real warmth to what was a pretty wet night in Bangor. With … More Cabaret Pontio with Gareth Bonello, Georgia Ruth & Toby Hay

Llechi – Pontio

Having missed it first time around, the chance to catch the restaging of Llechi seemed too good to miss. Originally performed as part of Pontio’s opening season, this eclectic mix of visual, musical and aerobatic art forms was a fascinating watch. It was engaging from start to finish, featuring a host of performers, all of … More Llechi – Pontio

Gregory Porter at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod

In some ways, Gregory Porter was made for the International Eisteddfod. The man whose music transcends was making his debut at the annual event. Bringing his sweet, smooth and soulful sound to a warm and pleasant Friday evening, Porter is the embodiment of the festival’s message of peace and love. It is little wonder that … More Gregory Porter at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod