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Taff Rapids Stringband

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About Taff Rapids Stringband

Rising bluegrass sensation from Cardiff, Wales, know for their refreshing take on the tradition. IBMA WOB 2023 artists. #Blŵgras
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Meet Taff Rapids Stringband, a rising bluegrass sensation from Cardiff, known for their refreshing take on the genre. Hosts to the only monthly bluegrass show in the capital, this band has created a buzz around Bluegrass with their ‘Stringband Sundays’ event. This dynamic ensemble has channeled their influences from the bluegrass forfathers right up to progressive bands such as the Punch Brothers. With a repertoire ranging from traditional bluegrass classics to captivating originals, Taff Rapids Stringband showcases their mastery of the genre; infusing their Welsh heritage by incorporating bluegrass songs sung in Welsh, adding a unique touch that resonates worldwide. Invited to participate in International Bluegrass Music Association World of Bluegrass, Taff Rapids Stringband's undeniable talent and growing demand for their brand of bluegrass is catching the attention of everyone they perform for. They embrace every opportunity with unwavering determination, promising electrifying performances, rich harmonies, and unmatched instrumental prowess. Taff Rapids Stringband is poised to become a powerhouse in the realm of bluegrass music, leaving an indelible mark on the global music landscape.

Taff Rapids Stringband's Reviews

From customers:

Marc S
1 year ago

Absolutely brilliant!

Richard J
1 year ago


Taff Rapids Stringband's Song list

Foggy Mountain
Old Home Place
The Fox
Tennessee Waltz
John Henry
John Hardy
Cripple Creek
I’ll Fly Away
Old Joe Clark
Wagon Wheel
Rocky Top
Big Spike Hammer
Shuckin the corn
Salty Dog
Kentucky Waltz
Wayfaring Stranger
Bluegrass Breakdown
I saw the Light
Freeborn man
Down to the river
Big Sciota
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Monroes Hornpipe
Red Haired Boy
June Apple
New Campdown Races
Salt Creek
Big Sandy River
Jerusalem Ridge
Blackberry Blossom
Billy in the Lowground
My oklahoma home
Fox on the run
Pike County Breakdown
Cherokee Shuffle
Clay Pigeons
Nashville Blues
Stand by your man
Georgia on my Mind
St Anne's reel
Eager and Anxious
Whiskey before breakfast
Cattle in the cane
Red Tailed Deer
Cyn Ddawr Bore Nol
No Good For You
Mister Meaner
Done This to Myself
Daw Nghariad

Taff Rapids Stringband's Prices

Last updated: 2024

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1000
Up to 2 hours£1375
Up to 3 hours£1625
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our quick picking and luscious harmonies!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We've performed across the UK and North American, Performing the main stage at Devauden Festival, and showcasing at the world famous IBMA World of Bluegrass Festival.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Punch Brothers, Bela Fleck, Billy Strings

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

IBMA World of Bluegrass festival, it's the home of Bluegrass!

Do you have different line-up options?

Afraid not, we come as a quartet.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We're happy to be flexible where possible.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Time dependant, and for an extra fee, we are able to offer this service.

How much time do you need to set up?

30 minutes at most.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Absolutely, get up and have a dance with us!

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

If you'd like anything specific, feel free to reach out and we can see what we can do.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

We have a PA, but no lighting. It is included in the quote.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We're open to learning songs on request, for an additional fee.
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