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Ben Gothard

  • Ben Goddard

    Sunday 13th August

    • Venue: 21A
    • Time: 2:00pm
    • Info:  It's Ben Gothard from Running On Empty, playing solo.

Bob Evans Open Mic at Watton Church

  • Bob Evans

    Wednesday 30th November

    • Venue: Watton Church
    • Time: 3:00pm
    • Info:  Bob Evans - what can I say? Plays congas that people say are bongos, including me. Plays guitar, sings, he's the man. Wit, raconteur, left-handed, he's the 'go to' guy around here. Bob runs an open mic at Watton Church over the Fringe.

Brief Encounter

  • Brief Encounter 2017

    Saturday 12th August

    • Venue: RAFA Club
    • Time: 4:00pm
    • Info: Chris and Veronica Perrin play vintage jazz through to hits of the 1960s. With the occasional aid of a looper they play trumpet, clarinet, saxes, piano, melodica and percussion plus vocals They live in Northumberland but spent their 4th successful Winter season in Andalucia Spain. As well as freelancing with other bands, the duo are the front line of Cumberland Hot Shots, Lazy River Jazz Band and Northern Lights (Spain). Last year was their first visit to Brecon Fringe when they got some great reviews. They are very, very, happy to be here again!  


  • Fingertrap

    Saturday 12th August

    • Venue: Clarence Inn
    • Time: 5:00pm
    • Info: This is Fingertrap's third visit to Brecon Fringe. They're young and play ska-influenced tunes. They say: "Fun, quirky with enormous stage presence. Great live performers with excellent crowd interaction. Expect to be off your seats busting moves and throwing shapes to songs such as 'Until We Get There' and 'Return If Found'. Witness one of the best new bands to emerge from Wales." Little Miss Showoff.

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Brecon Fringe Festival 2017

Brecon Fringe Festival 2017 will take place from Thursday, August 10 - Sunday, August 13. There are 30+ venues again in 2017 with live music and other events taking place all over town and in nearby villages.

The 2017 programme will be updated shortly  but visit us our Facebook Page  and follow @BreconFringe for up to date news and comments in the meantime.


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Want to play at The Fringe this year? Simply click 'Venues' on this website and a list of all the Fringe venues will appear.

Click on a venue and you'll be able to get details like their phone number or in some cases, their email. Contact the venue direct and tell them you'd like to play at this year's Fringe Fest.

Some may be already fully booked - so persevere! If you've been to the Fringe before, you might know what a certain venue is like. Some are large, some are small. All will pay a fee!












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