George Hotel WS George Hotel Wetherspoons

Address: George Hotel Wetherspoons, George St, Brecon, LD3 9LD

Telephone: 01874 403231

 J D Wetherspoon is pleased to reopen this 16th-century coaching inn, offering the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful surroundings of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Friday 11th August

  • 4C 2017


    • Time: 7:00pm
    • Info: 4C do covers - classics and contemporary... Kasabian, Kaisers, Van Halen, Aerosmith, The Wombles, you name it. Featuring Billy Strangward on guitar and John Forsey at the mic, they rock like muthas...
  • Universal Translators

    Universal Translators

    • Time: 9:30pm
    • Info: Veterans of the Fringe, the Universal Translators feature one of the best bass players in Brecon town Mark McCarthy.

Saturday 12th August

  • ukoholix 2016 b


    • Time: 12:30pm
    • Info: Ukoholix are a Swansea based ukulele band doing sing along cover song from the fiftys up to today. They are one of very few bands that do live karaoke or 'karauke' as they call it. The band has only been going for one year and has been very popular in the pubs and clubs but weddings , birthdays and private partys are starting to overtake them.
  • northern ruins

    northern ruins

    • Time: 7:00pm
    • Info:  Probably.

Sunday 13th August

  • Donnie Joe 2017

    Donnie Joes American Swing

    • Time: 1:00pm
    • Info: Donnie Joe’s American Swing brings together the best of infectious rhythms,witty tunes and poignant songs from the 1930s, 40s and 50s. This lively 6 Piece band features Huelwen Thomas on jazz fiddle, Tamasin Reardon on alto sax, Gareth Hall on piano, Ashley-John Long on double bass and Greg Evans on drums. His repertoire features a selection of carefully arranged swing and jive standards associated with such greats as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Louis Prima, Louis Jordan, Dizzy Gillespie, Mel Torme, Louis Armstrong, Dave Frishberg and John Pizzarelli. Fun and entertainment play a large part in the musical philosophy of the ex-pat American guitarist, singer and double bassist, now resident in South Wales, so don’t expect to go away with a frown on your face.  
  • Head Gardeners

    Head Gardeners

    • Time: 5:00pm
    • Info: Rock ska outfit The Head Gardeners say they are in a world of their own. Formed 22 years ago to escape the monotony of playing in standard cover bands, their motto is: 'Fun first, music later'. They have been described as more of a gentleman’s drinking club than a band.
  • joei blake

    Joei Blake

    • Time: 8:00pm
    • Info:  Rhymney singer songwriter

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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.


Band info

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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