The new marquee will be known as the “Oak Tree Stage”, The name was coined some 8 years ago when the stage was right next to a mighty oak tree in the arena field at Glangwenlais Farm.
All the way from South America, come Zingaros , the Argentinian slavonic tango outfit, with their Hot Club nuances, and contemporary chords.
Gogleddwyr Budur is the first venture into English of the strange Mr Huw. Like his other album “Hud a Llefrith” (Magic and Milk – Album of the Year at BBC Radio Cymru Rock and Pop Awards 2010), it was recorded in his North Wales cave where he records everything himself on an 8 track and other archaic machines. Ooh! those dirty North Walians!
The legendary Nik Turner is returning and will see the festival off in style on Sunday evening. Will it be “Outriders of the Apocalypse”? “Space Ritual”? “Inner City Unit” or the Nik Turner band. Whichever outfit he decides to bring you can be sure that the one time Hawkwind saxophonist will batter down our doors of perception.
Not only do we have Latino sounds from the southern hemisphere but Presteigne band Little Rumba promise to be a real treat. Made up of guitarist and singer Pete Mustil who founded the Presteigne Sheep Festival, viola player, John Hymas (Hoover the Dog), and Jacqui Savage on double bass,
The Small Nations Festival took delivery of a colourful new big-top style marquee on Saturday 14th May. The Festival, which starts on 8 July, is well known in the area for its safe, friendly atmosphere and its eclectic mix of music from Wales and other small nations around the world
The purchase of the marquee was made possible by a grant from Carmarthenshire County Council. For the rest of the summer it will be available for hire, and community groups in Carmarthenshire can get a special deal. Please contact Jill Williams on 01550 721466 or [email protected] for further information.
For the full list of artists with pictures and lots of info AND for the full festival timetable go to: www.smallnations.co.uk