Venues

Brecon Rugby Club Brecon Rugby Club

Address: Brecon Rugby Club, 63 The Watton, Brecon, LD3 7EL

Telephone: 01874 624848

Oxjam Brecon stage a full weekend of live music over the Fringe 2011 at Brecon Rugby Club, which was voted Best Fringe Venue 2010 by visitors to this website.

The Rugby Club is also well known for its camping facilities over the Fringe Festival. Contact the Club for more information.

Programme details may change. Please check with venue

Refer to Map reference no. 6

Friday 10th August

  • Sicknote Steve 1 2016

    Sicknote Steve

    • Time: 7:00pm
    • Info:  I'm assuming here that Sicknote Steve could be a bit like Seasick Steve.  Do you like your blues played on rudimentary instruments and hollered as if your life depended on it? Do you long for the days when Seasick Steve played small clubs and didn’t command such a hefty entrance fee, well if you answered yes to the following couple of questions salvation could be in hand. Whilst stumbling around at Upton Blues Festival, we chanced upon Mr Sicknote Steve, a man who know’s a think about feral howling blues and recreating that authentic Seasick sound.
    • www.sicknotesteve.co.uk
  • Mists Of Time 2014

    The Mists Of Time

    • Time: 9:00pm
    • Info: The Mists Of Time recreate hits from the 60s with an authentic sound. Bob Whittaker: guitar / vocals Roger Leakey: bass Carolyn Chick: keyboards / vocals Geoff Gage: drums / vocals
    • www.themistsoftime.co.uk

Saturday 11th August

  • Brecon Fringe Book

    Mario Cruz

    • Time: 12:30pm
    • Info:  Mario Cruise - awaiting details
  • Parcel Of Rogues 2013

    The Parcel Of Rogues

    • Time: 3:00pm
    • Info: The Parcel Of Rogues are a folk rock band playing an eclectic mix of folk, roots, and rock based music. The repertoire is widely diverse, from driving foot stompers to slow atmospheric ballads, with a selection of traditional and Irish folk songs, plus a wide range in between! All performed with excellent musicianship, vocal harmonies and peppered with a great deal of fun, they are always well received by their audiences. The band likes to get the audience involved, singing and dancing, and are not a ‘finger in the ear’ type of band by any means! The most frequently heard comments about the band: "What a breath of fresh air these guys are - definitely not the same old, same-old!"   www.parcel-of-rogues.co.uk
    • www.parcel-of-rogues.co.uk
  • Albino Frogs 2016 a

    The Albino Frogs

    • Time: 5:00pm
    • Info: The Albino Frogs biog says: "They are simply known as “The Frogs” to their ever growing number of followers supporting their smiling upbeat music, This five piece band from the South Wales Valleys appeals to all ages, as they deal out plenty of funky Latin rocky grooves, which get your foot tapping and the body swaying. It doesn’t end there, there's also some jazz and country thrown into the mix for good measure. The song writing is top draw; it gets you going with instantly hummable melodies and memorable hooks, so much so that by the second chorus you are easily singing along. Solid yet funky bass, drums, and percussion are provided by Daryl Cook, Dai Lewis, and Remo Lusardi, serving to underpin the slap and tickle guitar style, and powerful vocal of Ian Day, while Ric Lawton’s virtuoso saxophone, puts the icing on the cake.With 3 and 4 part vocal harmonies in abundance, The Frogs generate a very full tight and inspiring sound. Its Steely Dan meets Huw and Cry meets Little Feet, for those who like comparisons, but for this band, truly original and quirky is what they’re about."   “Album review. Artist : Albino Frogs Title : Big Dog (2016) Albino Frogs are not what you expect - 5 middle aged folkies they are not. Think instead, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, Was Not Was, Tom Scott or any of those smooth US jazz influenced bands - there's even a bit of Robbie Robertson in there ! 'Big Dog' is their third album and what an album it is ! Great songwriting and playing from Ian Day and the musicianship is superb too - solid grooves from Dai Lewis and Remo Lusardi with sublime bass playing from Daz Cook, but what puts these guys head and shoulders above their contemporaries is the addition of Ric Lawton on Sax & flute. If you get the chance to see these guys live grab it with both hands and get a hold of 'Big Dog' now ! Further suggested listening : The Loop / Dragon's Rock. www.reverbnation.com/albinofrogs” — Mike Kennedy, Welsh Connections  
  • Toriah Fontaine

    Toriah Fontaine

    • Time: 7:30pm
    • Info: “Her voice is powerful, she sings with passion and spirit and delivers her brand of blues in a way that entrances her audience. Think Amy Winehouse crossed with Etta James, a sprinkling of Sister Rosetta Tharpe and a soupcon of Mavis Staples and you'll be in the right area”. Toriah and the band have played some pretty big stages, including the British main stage at the Great British Rock and Blues Festival in Colne.    
    • www.toriahfontaine.co.uk
  • Valve

    TBC - to be confirmed!

    • Time: 9:30pm
    • Info:  TBC - the hardest working band in Wales! 

Sunday 12th August

  • Valve

    TBC - to be confirmed!

    • Time: 12:00pm
    • Info:  TBC - the hardest working band in Wales! 
  • Mists Of Time 2014

    The Mists Of Time

    • Time: 2:00pm
    • Info: The Mists Of Time recreate hits from the 60s with an authentic sound. Bob Whittaker: guitar / vocals Roger Leakey: bass Carolyn Chick: keyboards / vocals Geoff Gage: drums / vocals
    • www.themistsoftime.co.uk
  • Brecon Fringe Book

    Mistreaters

    • Time: 5:00pm
    • Info:  Awaiting details...
  • Valve

    TBC - to be confirmed!

    • Time: 7:30pm
    • Info:  TBC - the hardest working band in Wales! 

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