Address: RAFA Club , Concorde House, The Struet, Brecon, LD3 7LT

Telephone: 01874 622783

The RAFA (Royal Air Forces Association) Club presents a three day programme of music. It also offers a family friendly garden and  BBQ. Venture inside for great music, a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome!

 Programme details may change. Please check with venue

 Refer to Map reference no. 26



Friday 11th August

  • Mike Chappell 2017

    Mike Chappell and Friends

    • Time: 7:00pm
    • Info: Jazz pianist Mike Chappell with a host of classic Brecon jazzers.  Mike Chappell - Keyboard, Bert Jones - Drums, Ian Cooper - Bass.  Tickets £6.00 on sale at Tower Cafe, St Mary's Church Brecon.    01874 622602    All proceeds in aid of the St Mary's church Roof Appeal.

Saturday 12th August

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    Paul Keddle's Calling Card

    • Time: 1:30pm
    • Info:   'It's gonna rain brother, and it's gonna rain hard, when the blues comes calling with it's calling card'. Oh yes, it's the one and only Paul Keddle and his cool as cats band of musical men with an evening of foot-tapping, hip-swinging, heart-stopping, sassy, smooth Rhythm & Blues to give you a Fringe weekend closer to remember... Oh yeah.  
  • Brief Encounter 2017

    Brief Encounter Duo

    • 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! Find Us on Facebook at                                                                                                                                                                 FRINGE WRITE-UP:   Brief Encounter Duo Oooh, bored suburban housewifes and stern doctors smooching on railway stations in black and white, with smoke machines agogo. Well no, that’s Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard and Brecon train station shut down in 1964. Drat you, Mr Beeching. This particular Brief Encounter is duo Chris and Veronica Perrin, with trumpet, clarinet, saxes, piano, melodica and percussion agogo. It’s jazz with the aid of some new fangled digital looping. Huzzah for the 21st century! Brief Encounter Duo perform at The Plough Chapel on Fringe Friday and the RAFA Club and Ardent Gallery on Fringe Saturday.  
  • Tudor Kings of Rhythm

    The Tudor Kings of Rhythm

    • Time: 8:00pm
    • Info: The Kings of Rhythm are a five piece mainstream jazz band

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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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