Rob Jones

Rhondda music has many forms but as an export of our valley this performing art is proving to be extremely popular.

Climbing Trees (PICTURED) are an acclaimed young band who are pioneering the Cymrucana scene. This act feature Matthew Frederick of Wyndham Street. This four piece are on stage at the philosophy and music Festival, Hay-on-Wye. The lads take to The Globe International stage.on Thursday, May 26, 8.30pm. Go to: or call 01497 821762.

The Cory Band have been ranked number one in the world for nine years. They have also won the following championships: four world, five European, seven national plus thirty welsh titles and five British Open accolades. The Cory take their skills to The Subscription Rooms, Stroud on Sunday, June 12, 3pm. Go or call 01453 760900.

In recent years the Treorchy Male Voice Choir have performed at The Sydney Opera House, The White House and at a charity concert in Monte Carlo for Prince Albert of Monaco. The choir pay their eighth concert for the Lions Club of Cheltenham. This event is at Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday, September 17, 7.30pm. Go to: or call 0844 5762210.