News

  • Folkworld review

    Folkworld review

    Traditional Welsh music group Carreg Lafar (which means speaking stones) has been formed in Cardiff way back in 1993. For more than two decades then, they have dealt with the distinct cultural identity of Wales while perking up their ears to the sounds of their Celtic neighbours. This added up to a critically acclaimed ensemble […]
  • Press Release – Aur

    Press Release – Aur

    A treasure chest of new music made from ancient melodies, Carreg Lafar is a band breaking the boundaries of Welsh musical identity. With their new album Aur (Gold), Welsh folk band Carreg Lafar, reveal old traditions and re-imagine them for the 21st century. Bagpipes, fiddle, flute and ancient melodies are mixed with dynamic vocals and […]
  • Olion Byw

    Olion Byw

    News update: We will be joined at our launch party for Aur, by the fantastic duo, Olion Byw – “The intoxicating vocal and intense fiddle of Lucy Rivers and the hypnotic guitar/mandolin of Dan Lawrence.  Together they present traditional Welsh songs and melodies with a beguiling simplicity of arrangement.”  http://www.olionbyw.co.uk/
  • Aur Launch Party

    Aur Launch Party

    We’ll be officially launching the new album on Friday 21st April, at the Old Splott Library, Singleton Road, Cardiff. The event is FREE and doors open at 7.30pm. We’ll be playing tracks from the album, which will be available to buy at the special price of £10.00. More information and how to reserve your place […]
  • The Folk Show Radio 2

    The Folk Show Radio 2

    Mark Radcliffe played Baban Bach on St David’s Day (March 1st) on The Folk Show, BBC Radio 2. The track is 47.45 mins into the programme. “A really serene sound” Mark Radcliffe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08fwy1v#play