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Graig Aid

 
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Category: All 2012 >> UK >> Wales
Location: Three Pigeons, Graigfechan  
Dates: 15-17 June 2012
Website: graigaid.com
Genre:Mixed
Main Acts:Goodfellas, A Shrewdness of Apes, The Buffalo Riot, Shambolics
Description:Back in the dark distant days of Yore (2001) a quaint village pub had a Sunday music night. Much merriment was brought forth and beer drunk. Matt the gentleman Irish landlord would open his house to many stray musicians who helped themselves to his hospitality and entertained the assembled locals.

One such itinerant muso was Charlie Goodfellow, custodian of the soul torch and leader of a gang known as “GOODFELLAS”.

The THREE PIGEONS was too small to host all ten GOODFELLAS at once so a plan was hatched to hold a small concert outside the pub.

…And so the festival was born. A trailer was purloined and a group of maybe 150 people sang, drank and danced late into the night, entertained by seven bands on the car park.

Now 11 years on since its inception they have given donations of £60,000 - not bad from a drunken conversation.
Back in the dark distant days of Yore (2001) a quaint village pub had a Sunday music night. Much merriment was brought forth and beer drunk. Matt the gentleman Irish landlord would open his house to many stray musicians who helped themselves to his hospitality and entertained the assembled locals.

One such itinerant muso was Charlie Goodfellow, custodian of the soul torch and leader of a gang known as “GOODFELLAS”.

The THREE PIGEONS was too small to host all ten GOODFELLAS at once so a plan was hatched to hold a small concert outside the pub.

…And so the festival was born. A trailer was purloined and a group of maybe 150 people sang, drank and danced late into the night, entertained by seven bands on the car park.

Now 11 years on since its inception we have given donations of £60,000 not bad from a drunken conversation. Back in the dark distant days of Yore (2001) a quaint village pub had a Sunday music night. Much merriment was brought forth and beer drunk. Matt the gentleman Irish landlord would open his house to many stray musicians who helped themselves to his hospitality and entertained the assembled locals.

One such itinerant muso was Charlie Goodfellow, custodian of the soul torch and leader of a gang known as “GOODFELLAS”.

The THREE PIGEONS was too small to host all ten GOODFELLAS at once so a plan was hatched to hold a small concert outside the pub.

…And so the festival was born. A trailer was purloined and a group of maybe 150 people sang, drank and danced late into the night, entertained by seven bands on the car park.

Now 11 years on since its inception we have given donations of £60,000 not bad from a drunken conversation. Real ale, ciders, hot food and camping facilities

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