Machynlleth Comedy Festival are extremely excited to welcome our good friends at Fence Records who have programmed the nightly music on the lawns of Y Plas. They have put together 6 incredible bands and musicians for your entertainment over the weekend, and best of all… it’s all for free! So grab a drink and come and enjoy some fantastic music on us.
Fence Records is a micro-indie record label based in Fife, Scotland, founded by Kenny Anderson (King Creosote) and run by Johnny Lynch (The Pictish Trail). Fence are also responsible for the legendary Scottish festivals Home Game, Away Game and most recently Gnome Game.
8pm - Kid Canaveral
Kid Canaveral are an alternative pop group based in Edinburgh, and the indiepop poster children of the Fence Records roster. Kid Canaveral are David MacGregor (Guitars & Voice), Kate Lazda (Guitars & Voice), Rose McConnachie (Bass Guitar & Voice) and Scott McMaster (drums).
9:30pm - The Pictish Trail
Johnny Lynch is a Scottish musician who performs under the pseudonym The Pictish Trail. His new album, Secret Soundz Vol.2 is a kaleidoscopic mix of DIY electronics, distorted folk and psychedelic pop.
9:30pm - Rozi Plain
Rozi Plain was born Rosalind Leyden, in the leafy-greens of Winchester. Since moving to Bristol she’s been working on the ferries that bob in and out of the city, along the Avon, whilst creating her own beautifully intimate music that captures life slowly floating by.
11pm - Sparrow and the Workshop
Sparrow and the Workshop are a three-piece based in Glasgow consisting of Belfast-born, Chicago-raised Jill O’Sullivan, Welshman Nick Packer and Scotsman Gregor Donaldson.
7:45pm - R.Seiliog
R.Seiliog is alias to Robin Edwards, a musician/producer operating from Cardiff, Wales. He was born in the basement of a watchmakers shop in Peniel, North Wales in 1985. This early exposure to the syncopated rhythms of countless different timepieces was to have a lasting effect on the way he hears the world and indeed, composes.
11:00pm Y Niwl
Y Niwl is an instrumental rock band formed in North Wales in 2009. Originally a surf rock band, their style has progressed to incorporate a wider range of influences, though still retaining the instrumental aspect. Y Niwl are Alun Evans (guitar), Siôn Glyn (bass), Gruff ab Arwel (organ/guitar) and Llyr Pari (drums).
Machynlleth Comedy Festival’s favourite DJ’s/people Jonny Bull and Andy Dudfield also return to fill your ears with appropriate tunes at appropriate times of the day.