Cardiff Ruff Ceilidh, The Nght Before, Charlotte Rich

 
Saturday, 17 February 2018, 20:00 - 23:30
by Ian Lewis

The Night Before (Nicky McConkey – fiddle, Alan Brunier – accordion, Adam Griffin – guitar) are a Coventry-based folk dance band who play an exciting range of energetic and fun tunes for ceilidhs, contra and Playford dances. Inspired by an eclectic range of folk music from North America and Europe, their energetic and vibrant sound combines the lyrical tune, delicious harmonies and driving rhythm of fiddle, accordion and guitar. Their love of folk dancing brings out the best in the tunes they love to play.

[The Night Before play]… “excellent high energy music that makes it very hard to sit still. It’s modern, lively and fun while being firmly rooted in proper folk sounds and tunes.”

Charlotte Rich is a folk dance caller based in the West Midlands and the Cotswolds, with experience in calling for ceildhs, contra dances, and Playford dances; calling for absolute beginners right through to die-hard fans.

 

Location: Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Address: Sports & Social Club, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff,  CF14 4XW
Contact: http://ruffceiidhs.org @ruffceilidhs