Keep calm and Dibon

Off on the road with Catrin and Seckou this week – come say hello:

Oct Wed 8 LIVERPOOL St. Georges Hall
Oct Thu 9 LONDON Union Chapel
Oct Fri 10 BELGIUM, TURNHOUT De Warande
Oct Sat 11 NETHERLANDS, AMSTERDAM BIMhuis
Oct Sun 12 CANTERBURY Gulbenkian
Oct Wed 15 BRISTOL St. Georges
Oct Thu 16 WREXHAM William Aston Hall
Oct Fri 17 BANGOR Pontio
Oct Sat 18 NOTTINGHAM St Mary’s Church
Oct Sun 19 WHITBY Musicport

Dibons on the road

Off on tour again this spring with Catrin, Seckou and the Dibon crew. Here are the dates:

2 Fri / Gwener Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells http://www.wyeside.co.uk
3 Sat / Sadwrn Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea http://www.taliesinartscentre.co.uk
4 Sun / Sul Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan http://www.mwldan.co.uk
8 Thu / Iau The Roses, Tewkesbury http://www.rosestheatre.org
9 Fri / Gwener The Sage, Gateshead http://www.sagegateshead.com
10 Sat / Sadwrn Royal Northern Collage of Music, Manchester http://www.rncm.ac.uk
11 Sun / Sul Usher Hall, Edinburgh http://www.usherhall.co.uk
13 Tues / Mawrth St Davids Hall, Cardiff http://www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk
14 Wed / Mercher Bush Hall, LONDON http://www.bushhallmusic.co.uk
15 Thurs / Iau Borough Theatre, Abergavenny http://www.boroughtheatreabergavenny.co.uk
16 Fri / Gwener Welfare, Ystradgynlais http://www.thewelfare.co.uk
17 Sat / Sadwrn Y Tabernacl Machynlleth http://www.momawales.org.uk

Clychau Dibon

Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita’s album is finished and now out online and in shops. It’s already picked up a slew of award nominations, including fRoots and Songlines album of the year as well as BBC Radio 2 best duo and traditional track. Good going!

Mae albwm newydd Catrin Finch a Seckou Keita wedi beni ac allan nawr ar-lein ac mewn siopau. Mae eisioes wedi cael ei enwebu am gwobrau, gan gynnwys ‘Album o’r flwyddyn’ ‘fRoots’ a ‘Songlines’ ac deuawd a trac traddodiadol gorau BBC Radio 2. Da iawn!

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Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita Tour

I’ll be on tour this autumn with Catrin and Seckou. The album is pushing new boundaries and the live show promises to do the same. Here are the dates

20/10/13    TRURO         Hall For Cornwall
30/10/13    BURY ST EDMUNDS     The Apex
01/11/13     SALISBURY     Salisbury Arts Centre
02/11/13     BROMSGROVE     Artrix
06/11/13     Brecon         Theatr Brycheiniog
07/11/13     FELINFACH     Theatr Felinfach
08/11/13     LLANELLI         Y Ffwrnes
09/11/13     MILFORD HAVEN     Torch
10/11/13     HARLECH     Theatr Harlech
13/11/13     PONTARDAWE     Arts Centre
14/11/13     NEWTOWN     Theatr Hafren
15/11/13     BANGOR         Neuadd Prichard Jones
16/11/13     PWLLHELI     Neuadd Dwyfor
17/11/13     HOLYHEAD     Ucheldre
20/11/13     NOTTINGHAM     Lakeside AC, Djanogly Theatre
21/11/13     KENDAL         Brewery Arts
22/11/13     HULL           Hull Truck Theatre

Over in them yonder hills..

I’m just finishing up work on an collaboration between harpist Catrin Finch and Kora maestro Seckou Keita. Producer John Hollis have found an ace studio in Pembrokeshire to mix the album. Mwnci Studios is hiddendown a beautiful little valley and has everything you could want including a pizza oven, trampoline and a bat man go-kart!

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