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Jamie Smith's MABON - Roots Unearthed

  • St Davids Hall The Hayes Cardiff, Wales, CF10 United Kingdom (map)

Level 3 Lounge


With a 20th anniversary and a new LIVE album to mark the occasion, Jamie Smith’s MABON are in the mood to celebrate this impressive milestone in 2019; keener than ever to bring their brilliant live show to all corners of the world; and starting with this official launch party at St David's Hall!

Two decades, four continents and around a thousand shows since their first performance, MABON launch their seventh recording, 'TWENTY'.  Recorded live on the road, it features the band's newest music alongside a career-spanning, ‘greatest hits’ roll-call of reworked tracks from their back catalogue.  ‘TWENTY’ reflects perfectly how this band have built their reputation on their exhilarating live performances and deftly worked recordings.

MABON’s distinctive, multi-award winning music explores the styles of the Celtic traditions and works them anew; the music is self-styled, singular and toe-tappingly good – an irresistible blend of world music and Celtic roots, presented with good humour, energy, joy and passion.

With twenty years of experience performing at major World, Celtic and Folk festivals across the globe, this five-piece band of dazzling musicians performs outstanding original compositions - all given the same refreshing, creative treatment as the band dances along the borders between Celtic heritage and contemporary sound.

From the launch pad of their Cardiff launch party, they will be playing these new and pre-loved album tracks throughout the autumn and into 2019: in their native Wales and all around the UK; in Europe; in Australia, New Zealand, Canada; wherever their tour takes them!

‘Jamie Smith’s MABON have always been a band for whom live performance is the ultimate expression of their art, and their ability to excite and enliven a live audience is peerless’ (; they are ‘unmatched by their peers’ (Songlines).

Join them as the journey begins, for a free glass of fizz and a feast of great fun!

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Standard Price £18 in advance | £20 on the day

Children under 16 £5

Friends of St David's Hall | Over 60s | Students | Claimants | Disabled people plus one companion £2 off

React Members (ages 16-25) (see here how to become a React member) £10

Groups of 10 or more (please contact Box Office on 02920 878444) £1 off each ticket


Plus an optional £1 postage charge for tickets to be posted. 

*Only one discount may apply to each ticket and proof of entitlement is required upon ticket collection. 

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