Category Archives: Music

Son of Man – HawkEaster

I joined Son of Man for a day of fun and rock’n’roll over the Easter weekend when they joined the line-up to play in HawkEaster – a festival in Seaton, Devon, with Hawkwind headlining. A great gig, and I always love having a chance

Pontardawe Festival 2014

Another great weekend for Gwyl Pontardawe Festival 2014, with lots of free entertainment in pubs in the town centre, street parades and a craft and food market over 4 days – and fantastic weather! These are some photos from the Pontardawe Inn

Kidwelly Beer Festival

Scotch Corner, a 3 piece band, played at Kidwelly Beer Festival 2014 on Saturday night to a packed audience.  Held annually, Kidwelly Beer Festival is organised by a committee of volunteers and runs over 2 evenings at the Princess Gwenllian

Guild of Photographers Awards February 2014

As a proud member of the Guild of Photographers, I enter my photographs into their Image of the Month competition every month and have them judged by a panel of expert photographers. Winners are honoured with the Guild of Photographers Awards.  Each

The Magic Numbers Pontardawe Arts Centre

The Magic Numbers played at Pontardawe Arts Centre this week as part of their Acoustic Tour 2013, which started on 6th September and finishes on 23rd November in Frome.  Tour dates and more details can be found on their website. Supported by

The Magic Numbers at Neath Music Shop

The Magic Numbers, a very talented indie rock band, played a secret gig at Neath Music Shop this week, and I was lucky enough to be allowed to capture the event on my camera. It was a very intimate gig – just the band and a handful of people

Bleedin Noses at Pontardawe Inn 2013

Pontardawe Festival 2013 finished off Sunday night with a great set from Bleedin Noses at Pontardawe Inn.  A great mix of musical styles, and very entertaining.  All original music, and emotional lyrics.  A mixture of punk, rock, folk and hillbilly,

Bob Marley on love and your soul mate

For those of you who are getting married soon (that includes me!), I thought you might like to read this quote from Bob Marley on love and your soul mate.     Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn

Faded Glory at the Pontardawe Inn

Pontardawe Festival 2013 – Saturday was pouring with rain, Sunday – glorious sunshine.  Faded Glory (and friends) played at the Pontardawe Inn on Sunday afternoon.  A great group and they really got the crowd singing and dancing.  They

Music Festival – Mynydd Music Mayhem at Mynyddygarreg

A great music festival – Mynydd Music Mayhem at Mynyddygarreg this weekend was real competition for Glastonbury with a line up of local musicians across 2 stages – electric and acoustic.  Although we didn’t stay for all day, we

Steve Lawson @ Neath Music Shop

Renowned solo bassist Steve Lawson held a masterclass at  Neath Music Shop last week, and I was there to capture the evening’s fun with my camera.  Steve’s an incredible guitarist, and also an amazing teacher.  His method of explaining