The Con Club Northcote Con Club

Address: Northcote Con Club, 5 St Mary Street, Brecon, LD3 7AA

Telephone: 01874 622063

Northcote Con Club is a welcoming and friendly venue in the centre of Brecon offering a full programme of Fringe music. Families very welcome.

Programme details may change.   Please check with venue


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Friday 10th August

  • Rainbow Sound

    Rainbow Sound

    • Time: 7:00pm
    • Info:  The sound of rainbows.
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    Hickory Stick Boys

    • Time: 8:30pm
    • Info: New to the Con Club from the Forest of Dean. From The Clash to Johnny Cash, from Springsteen to The New Seekers, you need the Hickory Stick Boys if you want to be entertained! 

Saturday 11th August

  • bob ellen john

    Bob Evans, Ellen James and Stuart Hogg

    • Time: 1:00pm
    • Info: An eclectic collection of three singer songwriters - Bob Evans, Ellen James and Stuart Hogg
  • No Drums After 7pm

    • Time: 3:30pm
    • Info: Aberdare based three piece rock band playing some of their own material and covers including a drummer!! Ha ha!
  • Running On Empty 2017

    Running On Empty

    • Time: 5:30pm
    • 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”.
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    The Albino Frogs

    • Time: 8:30pm
    • 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.” — Mike Kennedy, Welsh Connections  

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Brecon Fringe Festival 2018

Brecon Fringe Festival 2018 takes place from Thursday, August 9 - Sunday, August 12. There are 25+ venues with live music and other events taking place all over town and in nearby villages.


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