Folk Solos And Duos: Cardiff, South Wales - for your Event

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Celtic Harp - Harriet in Cardiff, South Wales
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£280 - £470
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Harriet, although classically trained, now specialises in the Celtic harp. She is a full-time harpist, playing extensively throughout Britain and abroad. She was the 'Harper of All Britain' in 2000 and again in 2002.

She has various recordings to her credit. Her first solo album 'Jumping Ahead' (of Irish and Scottish music with backing from a variety of world music instruments) was released in 2002. A favourite for parties in Cardiff..

She has given many harp recitals around the world, including concerts at the 'Irish S ... more


Harpist & Vocalist - Jonathan in Cardiff, South Wales
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£270 - £430
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Jonathan's evocative harp playing can supply that extra vital ingredient at quiet times during weddings and other more formal occasions.

Jonathan has a unique voice which he complements using a variety of instruments: celtic harp, piano accordion, guitar, reed organ and penny whistle. A regular performer in Cardiff..

Jonathan spent four years on a remote island community on Canada's West Coast, developing his singing voice and learning the various musical instruments he had collected. Jonathan found himself drawn to th ... more


Country & Western Singer Dave in Cardiff, South Wales
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£230 - £620
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Dave sings Country & Western and Wendy works in the background setting up any requests and Dave's song lists. They cover a lot of country songs and also a range from the 50's 60's 70's. They perform mostly for parties that want country music and also garden parties. You can have an evening of all sorts of music from Dave & Wendy and then if you wish a disco as they also have a selection of line dance music. An attractive option for dinners and events inCardiff.. If given notice they can set up special music to add in to the evening.

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The Folk Solos And Duo pages list bands that are available in Cardiff. These are session bands, ie music to listen to, NOT ceilidh band to dance to. Find out how these bands could perform for your wedding or other celebration in Cardiff, by clicking the link:

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About Cardiff

Cardiff began with a Roman fort. About 50 AD the Romans invaded Wales and about 55 AD they built a fort on the site of Cardiff. In the late 1st century the fort was reduced in size as Wales was now at peace. However in the mid-3rd century the fort was rebuilt and strengthened to defend South Wales against Irish raiders. In the fourth century Roman civilisation declined. The fort was abandoned towards the end of the century. The town of Cardiff was founded when the Normans conquered Glamorgan.

A Norman called Robert Fitz Hamon conquered the area. He built a wooden castle within the walls of the old Roman fort. (It was rebuilt in stone in the early 12th century). Soon a little town grew up in the shadow of the castle. That often happened in the Middle Ages as the castle garrison provided a market for the goods made by the craftsmen of the town. Cardiff had a population of between 1,500 and 2,000 in the Middle Ages. Towns were very small in those days, especially Welsh towns.

In Cardiff there were weekly markets. After 1340 there were 2 annual fairs. The fairs were like markets but they were held only once a year and they lasted a fortnight. Buyers and sellers would come from all over Glamorgan to attend a Cardiff fair. In Cardiff there were the same craftsmen you would find in any medieval town like butchers, bakers, brewers, carpenters and blacksmiths. There were also leather workers, shoemakers and glovers. Cardiff was also a busy port. Ships were loaded and unloaded at a town quay. In the early 12th century a wooden pallisade was erected around Cardiff to protect it. In the late 13th century this was replaced by a stone wall.

Other types of music

All Female String Quartets: Cardiff, South WalesCovers Bands: Cardiff, South WalesJazz Trios: Cardiff, South Wales
American Barn Dance Bands: Cardiff, South WalesEnglish Barn Dance Bands: Cardiff, South WalesLive Ceremony Music-Weddings: Cardiff, South Wales
Bands for New Year & Christmas: Cardiff, South WalesFunction Bands: Cardiff, South WalesParty Bands: Cardiff, South Wales
Barn Dance Bands: Cardiff, South WalesHarps: Cardiff, South WalesPop Bands: Cardiff, South Wales
Ceili and Barn Dances: Cardiff, South WalesHire Local Live Bands: Cardiff, South WalesScottish Ceilidh Bands: Cardiff, South Wales
Ceilidh Bands: Cardiff, South WalesIrish Ceilidh Bands: Cardiff, South WalesString Quartets: Cardiff, South Wales
Classical Duos: Cardiff, South WalesJazz Bands: Cardiff, South WalesWedding Ceremony Songs: Cardiff, South Wales
Classical Guitarists: Cardiff, South WalesJazz Duos: Cardiff, South WalesWedding Entertainers: Cardiff, South Wales
Classical Music For Weddings: Cardiff, South WalesJazz Guitarists: Cardiff, South WalesWedding Music Bands: Cardiff, South Wales
Classical Pianists: Cardiff, South WalesJazz Pianists: Cardiff, South WalesWedding Songs: Cardiff, South Wales
Classical Singers: Cardiff, South WalesJazz Quartets: Cardiff, South WalesWedding String Quartets: Cardiff, South Wales
Classical Solos Duos And Trios: Cardiff, South WalesJazz Solos And Duos: Cardiff, South WalesWind Ensembles: Cardiff, South Wales

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