Mold Food Festival

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Music Line Up

Mold Town Concert Band

Saturday 10:00

Mold Town Band

The band was originally formed as the Argoed Concert Band in 1997. Adopted by Mold Town Council in 1999 we became Mold Town Band. Then in 2002 we changed our name to Mold Town Concert Band.

We currently consist of approximately 40 very friendly musicians who play a variety of wind instruments. We are open to all ages from school students through to retired members. Ages 11 to 81 at present!

 

Northop Youth Band

Sunday 11:00

Members of this 30-strong band range from 10 years of age upwards! The band plays to audiences of all sizes at various events in the area.

New members are always welcome and practice nights are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18.30 to 20.00.

Cor-Y-Llan

Saturday 11:00

Côr-y-Llan was established as part of the Ysceifiog Festival of Performing and Creative Arts in 2013 which was supported by the Arts Council of Wales, the National Lottery, Cadwyn Clwyd, and the Welsh Assembly Government.

Pentennyn

Saturday 12:00

Pentennyn. Pedwarawd gwerin yw Pentennyn sy’n canu a chwarae caneuon ac alawon yn bennaf o’r traddodiadCymreig ond hefyd o darddiadau eraill. Mae Pentennyn ynmwynhau canu eu trefniadau bywiog o’r cyfarwydd a’rnewydd ac maen’t hefyd yn hen lawiau ar gadw twmpath. Aml offerynnol, aml leisiol ac aml ddiwylliannol, maePentennyn yn hwyliog a diddannol.

Pentennyn. A folk quartet, Pentennyn mainly sing and play songs and melodies from the Welsh tradition but also from other origins. Pentennyn enjoy singing their lively arrangements of the familiar and new and are also an experttwmpath (barn dance/ceilidh) band. Many instruments, many voices, many traditions, Pentennyn are lively and entertaining.

Random Start

Sunday 12:00

Random Start is a Flintshire based band which started life as a group of enthusiastic musicians meeting once a week for a practice session.

Based in Higher Kinnerton, the band performs gigs around the local area. 

200Random Start enjoys using its range of musical skills and instruments, including banjo, bouzouki, accordion, harmonica and a variety of percussion, to play a wide range of styles and genres of popular music.  Haf Ferguson’s strong bluesy voice gives the vocals added quality, and depth and extends the band’s repertoire of songs. 

 

Gary Ragsy Ryland

Saturday 13:00

Ragsy is a South Wales based singer-songwriter. He appeared on The Voice in 2013 and was mentored by fellow Countryman Sir Tom Jones.

Since the show, Ragsy has been continuously performing at various events, showcases, venues and festivals such as Glastonbury. Also supporting 

established artists such as The Proclaimers, James Dean Bradfield and Max Boyce.

Ragsy debut album 'Ouch!!!' along with the singles 'Morning Sun' featuring Sian Evans (Kosheen), 'Feels Like Home' featuring Cwmbach Choir, 

'My Love (Bring out the guards) & Coming Up For Air' featuring Caroline Harrison have received national and International exposure including 

Ragsy being named 'BBC Wales Artist' of the Week on several occasions.

2018 has been exciting year so far for Ragsy with his performance as one of the eight finalists on 'Can i Gymru / Song for Wales' singing 'Ti'n Frawd i Mi' 

(written by Owain Glenister) which aired on S4C St David's Day. 2018 will also see the release of his second album 'One More For The Road Vol 1' which 

will be recorded in Welsh as well as English. The album will be released in the summer with the promotional tour to follow.

Jim Bazley

Sunday 13:00

Jim has an extraordinary talent. He is an exceptional guitarist and sets the audience alight with his renditions of classic songs. He has to be seen to be believed!

Hawker

Saturday 14:00

Live 4 piece covers, party and function band. rock, pop and 80's. Tailored to suit any occasion. Talented musicians performing hits spanning decades.

GOGS

Sunday 14:00

GOGS are a pop based trio made up of Rosie on vocals, Dan on bass and Matt on guitar and thumping kick drum. Over the past year together they have managed to play at a ton of North Wales based venues and high profile festivals, including this year's Focus Wales event, and are busy writing their own material so that they can record their first studio album later in 2018.

The Loonbats

Sunday 15:00

The Loonbats where formed in 1995 playing the local pub circuit with rock cover versions and own originals, the band played the local circuit up to the Millennium. After a major gap, The Band reformed a couple of years ago to play a surprise birthday gig, this went down a storm and reignited the passion and enjoyment to playing to a live audience once again, the band decided to reform to gigging once again.

Moving the band forward …. The Loonbats have supported many a Rock Tribute Act in the Buckley Tivoli over the last couple of years, with great enjoyment. The band is very privileged and excited to have been asked to play The Mold Food Festival this year and other local festivals lined up in the coming weeks, plus a Charity Event at the Buckley Tivoli in August once again. 

Bethlehem Casuals

Saturday 15:00

Bethlehem Casuals are a 7 piece 'DIY world music' band, featuring a collaboration of instrumentalists and sounds ranging from folk cello and Bulgarian percussion, to jazz saxophone and rock and pop.

Some say it was fate, some say common interests, but the Casuals will bring heavy grooves, tribal vibes and a lot of fun to any stage.

 

Six Ton Dog

Sunday 16:00

A Mold/ Llanfynydd 3 piece who play a variety of covers from 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, 10s with songs from Abba to ZZ Top. They often put a Welsh flavour in the mix, with their own twist on traditional Welsh songs. They have a wide range of influences - guitarist Dave favours rock, drummer Nicky prefers indie, and bassist/ kazoo player Kev relishes comedy-music such as the Baron Knights. Past gigs have included Mold Live in the Square, Cymau festival, Key-cutting convention in Coventry, and playing on the top of Moel Famau for the Queen's Jubilee in 2014. The peculiar band name came from the Eddie Izzard horse race comedy sketch, where 'Six Ton Dog' beat 'Blue Horse from Mars' and 'Large Hairnet' to win the race! 

Fuse

Saturday 16:00

Fuse are a 3 piece rock n roll band hailing from North Wales, bringing the best of popular music spanning from the decades of the 60s to the present day.
The music played by fuse is a mixture of rock and pop songs from the last 50 years covering bands such as U2, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Queen, The Beatles and much much more.

The Trigger Hounds

Saturday 17:00

The Trigger Hounds are a lively, dynamic and engaging rock covers band based in East Cheshire.

Their ever growing repertoire includes a wide range of both classic and modern hits from artists such as Queen, The Beatles and Bon Jovi to Foo Fighters, Oasis and Arctic Monkeys. The band's upbeat and energetic performances result in a memorable night full of sing along anthems.

Yubaba

Saturday 18:00

Hailing from North Wales, Yubaba are the region’s premium 7 piece funk and soul party outfit guaranteed to get you moving and grooving!

50 Hertz

Saturday 19:00

50 Hertz is a 3 piece rock band from Mold with Tony Williams on guitar and vocals, Chris Williams on bass and vocals, and Alex Dorricott on drums. The band has been performing in the North Wales area for the last 10 years playing covers and original material.

They take their influence from bands including The Jam, The Who, Foo Fighters, Oasis and The Police to name a few.

 

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Mold Food & Drink Festival is organised by a dedicated group of volunteers from local businesses and councils and other willing individuals all with a passion for local food and a commitment to developing the Festival year on year. The Committee meets regularly and also calls upon the services and expertise of other supportive people and professionals in their field who attend meetings by invitation to assist with particular aspects of the Festival.

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    New Street Car Park
    Mold, Flintshire
    CH7 1NY
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  • 07775 037721
  • 07545 431723
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