The Monmouth Festival

The Monmouth FestivalThe Festival takes place this year from Friday 17th to Saturday 25th August and celebrates its 30th year with an emphasis on putting home-grown talent on the main stages. Over one third of the 24 acts performing on the Blestium Street stage or at St Mary’s Church or Wyastone Leys Concert Hall, are from Monmouth area.

The acts performing on the main stages (open-air stage and at St Mary’s Church) during the final weekend of Monmouth Festival/Gŵyl Trefynwy have been announced. They include local favourites (The Ronaldos, headed by Ronnie Rogers of T’Pau fame; 9-piece latin band Poco Latino and Monmouth-based opera singer William Mackie), and Pontynewydd Male Voice Choir, alongside one of the greats of British rock, Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash, and ‘60s revivalists New Amen Corner. The bands/musicians are as follows:

The Monmouth Festival - Wishbone Ash The Monmouth Festival - The Ronaldos The Monmouth Festival - Poco Latino The Monmouth Festival - New Amen Corner

The Monmouth Festival Line Up

 Day

 Venue

 Act

Friday 17 August

Blestium Street Stage

The Good Times

 

Blestium Street Stage

Neck

 

St Mary’s Church

Sarah-Ann Cromwell (classical/light music singer)

 

 

 

Saturday 18 August

Blestium Street Stage

Yes Sir Boss

 

Blestium Street Stage

Hells Bells

 

Wyastone Leys Concert Hall

Monmouth Festival Orchestra

 

 

 

Sunday 19 August

Monnow Street &
Blestium Car Park etc

CARNIVAL SUNDAY

 

Blestium Street Stage

Bands tbc

 

Blestium Street Stage

Jivoholics

 

Blestium Street Stage

The Secret Police

 

 

 

Monday 20 August

Blestium Street Stage

Between The Lines

 

Blestium Street Stage

Toadstool

 

Blestium Street Stage

The Words

 

 

 

Tuesday 21 August

Blestium Street Stage

The Bandits

 

Blestium Street Stage

Mighty Pledge

 

 

 

Wednesday 22 August

Blestium Street Stage

Chris James

 

Blestium Street Stage

Two Card Trick

 

 

 

Thursday 23 August

Blestium Street Stage

Red River Blues

 

Blestium Street Stage

Jon Amor Blues Group

 

St Mary’sChurhc

Mavron String Quartet (incl. Peter Reynolds piece)

 

 

 

Friday 24 August

Blestium Street Stage

Ronaldos

 

Blestium Street Stage

Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash

 

St Mary’s Church

William Mackie (classical/opera singer)

 

 

 

Saturday 26 August

Blestium Street Stage

Poco Latino

 

Blestium Street Stage

New Amen Corner

 

St Mary’s Church

Pontnewydd Male Voice Choir

The Monmouth Festival