Pluck & Squeeze Band

Ceilidh & Barn Dance Band from Cardiff, South Wales

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The Band

Heulwen, Peter, Lorna & Jeremy at the Priory Centre, Abergavenny for a twmpath.

Heulwen on fiddle - Heulwen plays red hot fiddle, from jigs to gipsy jazz.

Pete on guitar/banjo - a driving rhythm section - usually to distraction.

Lorna on accordion - A keyboard wizard with lightning fingers.

Jeremy on bass - a solid beat on his fretless acoustic bass.

 

 

Guest Artists -

Kate is special guest artist who has played in the band for many years. Francis Marc plays red hot Welsh fiddle. Tony plays oud with Byzantium.
Kate - now a busy Head of Performing Arts at a high school in Cardiff. Francis - a talented graduate from the Royal Academy and off to Gordonstoun as musician in residence. Marc lives and breathes Welsh folk music. He's a fiddler's fiddler. Tony also plays guitar and oud with his band "Byzantium".

 

Meet the Dance Callers

 

Ned calls for ceilidhs and barn dances.

 

Ned
He's been there and done it all, with charm, and in between he calls dances.
Also a whiz on harmonica - we've lost count of how many he's got!

 

Pat 
 
The star of Welsh folk band Calennig, a virtuoso on spoons and concertina.
  She also runs
Llantrisant Folk Club
 

 

Pat calls Welsh twmpath dances and also plays the spoons.

 

 

 

 

 

Alun's a fluent Welsh speaker.

 

Alun
Alun is able to call dances in Welsh when necessary.
Guaranteed to get everyone up and dancing, full of traditional "hwyl".

 

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