Market Tavern Hotel Markets Tavern

Address: Markets Tavern, 36 Free Street , Brecon, LD3 7BN

Telephone: 01874 611 595

The Markets Tavern is a lively pub with 2 stages - one outside and one inside - and a full programme of bands.

Programme details may change. Please check with venue

 Refer to Map reference no. 20

Friday 9th August

  • Running On Empty 2017

    Running On Empty

    • Time: 6:00pm
    • Info: Clevedon based outfit Running on Empty return to the Fringe once more with their eclectic mix of covers from the 60s up to today (almost!). Despite being fairly rooted in Blues and Rock, their set extends to Reggae, Motown, Pop, Soul, Rock n Roll and even Jazz (if you ask nicely!). “We love coming over to play the Fringe. We get to play some beautiful venues and to some of the best, most welcoming crowds we’ve ever encountered”.
  • Brecon Fringe Book


    • Time: 8:30pm
    • Info:  Like two Welsh bands.

Saturday 10th August

  • The Boar's Head at Fringe

    Danielle Lacy

    • Time: 2:30pm
    • Info:  Danielle Lacy
  • Emma Ruiz

    • Time: 3:00pm
    • Info:  Emma Ruiz
  • This River

    This River

    • Time: 4:00pm
    • Info: This river are a 4 piece melodic rock band from Swansea, south Wales. Consisting of experienced musicians, they have performed all over the UK and Portugal. The winners of the 2005 British Chicago rock academy, they have supported Idlewild, Hundred Reasons, Rachel Stevens, Lulu, Fine young cannibals. They have also had regular TV and Radio Performances. An up and coming band with daring covers and 2 albums of originals, this river remain loyal to their fans frequently performing on the local circuit performing in English and welsh
  • Tarion 2017


    • Time: 6:30pm
    • Info: Tarion are a female rock band from S E Wales, playing an original upbeat exciting live set...lil bit rocky, lil bit funky, lil bit punky. Mesmerising inspiring vocals from captivating front singer J, funky chunky guitar riffs by Clare, steady baselines from Judybass, and ripping beats from awesome drummer Sali.
  • Peepshow


    • Time: 9:00pm
    • Info:  4 Blokes, 1 Female, 3 villages, 1 band = PEEPSHOW. Rock covers at their best. With Class and Attitude this is the Hottest Live Cover band in the South Wales Area. 

Sunday 11th August

  • Blues Guitar Image

    Open Mic at Markets Tavern

    • Time: 1:00pm
    • Info:  Open Mic at Markets Tavern
  • Misunderstood

    • Time: 3:00pm
    • Info:  Misunderstood
  • Brecon Fringe Book

    Small Mercy

    • Time: 5:30pm
    • Info:  Small Mercy
  • No Direction

    No Direction

    • Time: 8:00pm
    • Info: No Direction perform the latest and greatest rock and pop songs at the Markets Tavern.

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