Allan YnY Fan


Established in 1996 this multi-instrumental and vocal sextet have been credited as playing a key role in"....establishing the rightful importance and place of Wales within Celtic music and helping to put it well and truly on the musical map...." Living Tradition Magazine.

Touring internationally since 2003 the band has performed concerts and festivals in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Brittany as well as at home in the UK where appearances have included Celtic Connections Glasgow (twice), the Great British Folk Festival, Bromyard Folk Festival, Wallingford Bunkfest, Shepley Spring Festival and Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru.

The 2016 release “NEWiD” is their sixth album for Steam Pie Records.
"...One of Wales's top traditional bands." R2 Rock'n’Reel Magazine

Allan Yn Y Fan is :- Alan Cooper :- Fiddle; Geoff Cripps :- Guitar, bass, bouzouki, vocals; Chris Jones :- Accordion, flute, low D whistle, vocals; Catrin O’Neill :- lead vocals, bodhran, guitarlele, guitar; Linda Simmonds :- Mandolin, mandola, bodhran, vocals; Kate Strudwick :- Flute, alto-flute, recorders, whistle, vocals.

“Allan Yn Y Fan wear their hearts on their sleeve, an undeniable force in Welsh music, “NEWiD” their compelling calling card and convincing new face. Bright, brave and dazzling stuff.” Simon Jones fRoots


Other Bits


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Saturday 25th August 2018 Wedding Twmpath, Barn Brynich
Friday 14th September 2018 BRECON/ABERHONDDU, WALES - Theatr Brycheiniog, Box Office 01874 611622 more...
Thursday 27th September 2018 LUXEMBOURG - Chateau Bettembourg
Friday 28th September 2018 PAPENBURG, GERMANY - Alte Drostei more...
Saturday 29th September 2018 SPIEGELBERG, GERMANY - Gemeinde Halle Jux more...
Sunday 30th September 2018 DRESDEN, GERMANY - Kleines Haus Staatsschauspiel more...
Monday 1st October 2018 WEST FLÃGEL, GERMANY - Syke
Friday 5th October 2018 LLANELLI, WALES - Ffwrnes, Box Office 0845 226 3510 more...
Saturday 13th October 2018 *LLANIDLOES, WALES - The Function Room,Box Office 01686 412817 more...
Sunday 14th October 2018 OSWESTRY, ENGLAND - Hermon Chapel Arts Centre,Box Office 01691 662196 more...