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THE DRAGON THEATRE present a wide variety of musical events including JAZZ AND BLUES gigs on the Last Friday of the Month. These nights are getting better and better.
Guests have included the Gwynedd and Anglesey Youth Jazz Orchestra, Wizz Jones (Cited by Eric Clapton and John Renbourn as an influence) and the Bung Bung Girls (entertaining vocal harmony group).
Paul Cowley (Guitar/ vocalist) and Rob Venables (excellent harmonica player) returned by popular demand on March 26. See video of Paul Cowley and Rob Venables tribute to Sonny Terry "Whoopin the Blues" For more information see www.barmouth.com/dogfishdan www.dragontheatre.co.uk or contact email@example.com
There are live music sessions every Tuesday evening at the Last Inn near the harbour. These nights provide a good opportunity for networking amongst local musicians, and the variety of music played is very wide, from traditional folk to rock and jazz. Even the Welsh Elvis has been known to drop in.
The Last Inn have a new music night on Fridays showcasing some of the younger local musicians.
In 2011, two new open sessions started in the area. The Min y Mor hotel on the sea front host one on Sunday afternoons,
and the Wayside, on the main road between Barmouth and Talybont on Friday evenings.
BMEX (Barmouth Music experience) supports the development of
young local musicians, providing a safe rehearsal environment, performance
opportunities and a
superb Mackie 2.5k PA system. The Buffs Club is the venue
for BMEX gigs on the last Friday of the month.and these gigs offer
a variety of music from acoustic to thrash metal.
My Favourite Runner Up are
an exciting lively young band were here for the launch of their
album on Friday 31January.
The Harbour Funday was for many years one of the highlights of the year. At the last event in 2007 Gordon Giltrap topped the bill on the music stage. Other acts included Run Dog Run and Mojo Jojo again, Dangerous Age, Band Arrall, Night Owl, Chris Knowles and the Cantorion Endwyn choir. My Favourite Runners Up represented BMeX, who also provided the PA. We hope to have news of a new Harbour Festival soon.
Donna Lea is a young local singer songwriter who's work shows maturity beyond her years, Although still developing Donna is an exciting prospect. Her influences are wide and include soul, R'n'B, rock and classical.
Chris Knowles is a professional musician of considerable experience who lives in Barmouth. His main instruments are Celtic harp and Irish bouzouki. Click for video of Chris Knowles and Gary Mathewson playing at Dyffryn Village Hall An offshoot of the Last Inn sessions has been the Buzzards , (Chris Knowles, Roy Ellis, John Redpath and Pete Carr) who play an eclectic mix of blues, pop and bluegrass. See video of their version of "Walk the Dog" complete with dogs!
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Donna Lea and friends at LASTONBURY
Tuesday Jam night at the Last Inn
Rue the Day rock the Buffs on BMEX night.
Local singer Dani
PIRACY aka. NIGHTOWL
Batala Bermo. Infectious Rhythms.
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