ALAW-Jamie Smith (Mabon), Dylan Fowler, Oliver Wilson Dickson

ALAW-Jamie Smith (Mabon), Dylan Fowler, Oliver Wilson Dickson

Sunday, March 1
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm


Alaw are a Welsh folk trio that combine outstanding musicianship with fiddle (Oliver Wilson Dickson), guitar (Dylan Fowler) and accordion (Jamie Smith). Whether unearthing rare gems or reimagining a well loved melody they treat their music with a deftness and sensitivity that is thoroughly absorbing. Combined with powerful song writing and original tunes, this makes for a musical experience that will stay with the listener long after the concert has ended.

“Simply incredible… it really is outstanding” Frank Hennessy BBC Radio Wales

“they’ve surpassed the brilliance of Melody with an even more invigorating, wider-ranging exploration of Welsh poetic and musical traditions.” Folk Radio UK

“a beautiful album of traditional music played with consummate skill” fRoots

“a CD that showcases the best of Welsh folk music both traditional and contemporary” FATEA

“enviable instrumental suppleness and subtlety” SONGLINES

“Gorgeous…leading the way in reinventing the sound of trad Wales for a modern audience” Buzz Magazine

“It’s a joyous sizzler; Dylan’s knockout guitar, Oli’s fiery fiddle and Jamie’s mind-boggling accordion just weave, dance and drift into a gorgeous, ecstatic otherworldly space.” Folk Wales

“Dead Man’s Dance is a superbly varied collection which really shows off all the facets of this truly excellent trio.” Bright Young Folk

“a real leap forward into another dimension of musical expression” Living Tradition

“present[s] Welsh heritage and language optimally and in a modern global and bilingual context” The Australian

Sunday, March 1 at 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location : Neuadd y Dderwen