Tag : Fiddlebox

Written on Sep, 16, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Fiddlebox Gigs in Reykjavik and Akureyri Fiddlebox are off to Iceland from 14th to 18th October 2015 and will be playing a collaborative Welsh/Icelandic performance with Icelandic musician Steingrimmur Gudmundsson There is a Facebook event page here Café Rosenberg and The Green Hat Here are the dates: Wed 14th 9.00pm Café Rosenberg Klapparstígur 25-27 101 Reykjavík, Iceland +354 551 2442 …

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Written on Apr, 10, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Fiddlebox CD Eastern Honeymoon

Fiddlebox Launch New CD Welsh duo Fiddlebox (Helen Adam and George Whitfield) will première their new album titled Eastern Honeymoon at the Great Glasshouse in the National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Carmarthenshire, Wales. Saturday 18th April 2015 at 14:30   For the first time ever Welsh dancing tunes are merged with Klezmer harmonies, the traditional music of the Ashkenazi Jews …

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Written on Nov, 14, 2014 by in | Leave a comment
Fiddlebox - a fiddle and a box

Fiddlebox play Rhosygilwen on 20/11/2014, FREE! Sadly I understand this will be the last Rhosygilwen Folk Club, and as a free entry club with a terrific venue and excellent acts it’s a shame to see it go. Many thanks to Glen Peters for providing the venue “Rhosygilwen” and Jan Steer for organizing the events. We hope the folk club can …

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Written on Jun, 11, 2014 by in | Leave a comment
Unearthed in a Field

Fiddlebox will be running a twmpath/ceilidh at the Unearthed in a Field festival around 7.30pm this Friday (13th June 2014). The festival is in a field near Solva in West Pembrokeshire – to find it go to SA62 6YE! There is a website: www.unearthedinafield.co.uk and a Facebook page: www.facebook.com/events/1442790692621932/. The festival’s aim is is “the expansion of consciousness, form the …

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Written on Jun, 06, 2014 by in | Leave a comment
Hazelbeach Regatta 2014

Fiddlebox will be playing daytime and evening at Hazelbeach Regatta who have a Facebook page here. The event includes raft races, crabbing competition, graffiti workshop, bouncy castles, and of course live music. During the day we will be doing a walkabout set and in the evening a plugged in set. The weather looks set to be good (phew) so see …

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Written on May, 29, 2014 by in | Leave a comment
George Whitfield at Videomajic

My interview is back! A few months ago this was broadcast but then the link failed – now you can click here to see some George Whitfield history along with video clips of Fiddlebox, Pressgang and Bluebox.

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Written on May, 16, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Just a quick post to say that Fiddlebox play Llangwm Rugby Club (SA62 4HS) tonight (16/5/2014). Details here.   AND Fiddlebox are playing Solva Memorial hall (SA62 6TE) tomorrow (17/5/2014) for an RNLI benefit – details here.

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Written on May, 09, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment
George Whitfield on Keyboards

  I have finally scanned and captioned a load of old photos and posted them in my gallery with a smattering of more recent ones. It’s just a random mish mash really: Fiddlebox, Bluebox, Pressgang, Imogen Gunner & George Whitfield, The Two Butchers, Crochan, and other bits an pieces. Just so you know,  I’ve hidden the gallery in a sub menu …

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Written on Apr, 22, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

After a playing 3 sets a day for 2 days across Easter at the National Botanic Garden of Wales with my duo Fiddlebox I was pleased to see that Colin Riddle has posted a few nice photos on facebook. To have a look go to the Fiddlebox facebook page which is here.

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Written on Mar, 31, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

I had a good weekend musically  – on Saturday me and Henry Sears had a very successful ceilidh in Moylegrove, Pembrokeshire. I had thought that people might  be reluctant to dance, especially after a splendid buffet – anyway I was wrong and we did loads of dances as well as some good music in between. Here’s a compliment sent to …

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