Gigs

Gareth Davies-Jones - In Concert

The Hearth Arts Centre, Main Road, Horsley, NE15 0NT

I'm deligthed to be returning to The Hearth Arts Centre in what will be their first live music event in many months. I'll be playing songs from my new album Truth, Tradition, Prophets & Loss along with a selection of material from previous albums. Capacity will be limited so do get your tickets early.

Adults £12.50, Concessions £7.00

Gareth Davies-Jones: Christmas Acoustic Tour

St John's Church, Hebburn, Canning Street, Hebburn, Tyne & Wear

Though it may be a little curtailed this year, I'm still doing a small number of Christmas Acoustic Tour dates this December. Join me to step out of the rush for a while and reconnect with the songs and stories of Advent and Christmas. St John's is a wonderful historic, atmospheric and spacious venue and I'm looking forward to playing there once again.

Tickets: £6.00 (+ booking fee)

Semibreve Collective Christmas Concert

Clara Vale Village Hall, South View, Clara Vale, NE40 3SY

Celebrate the season and join award-winning musicians, Annie Ball, Gareth Davies-Jones and Katie Tertell for a concert of creative and sensitive arrangements of festive music on vocals, guitar, piano, cello and accordion with a folk and acoustic flavour. Mulled wine and mince pies available in the interval. Annie, Gareth and Katie have been working together this year in a number of settings - the outdoor gig series, a secret garden concert and an album launch - Their collaborative journey made possible by the generous funding of the Arts Council. Expect a variety of iconic Christmas music spanning classical and folk from ancient hymns to The Nutcracker. Please bring some cash for refreshments including mulled wine and mince pies.

£10.00 Adults, £5.00 U16s (booking fees apply)

Gareth Davies-Jones: Christmas Acoustic Tour 2021

Wylam Methodist, Chapel Lane, Wylam, Northumberland

Though it may be a little curtailed this year, I'm still doing a small number of Christmas Acoustic Tour dates this December. Join me to step out of the rush for a while and reconnect with the songs and stories of Advent and Christmas.

Shows/Projects

Gareth's work as a gigging musician covers a variety of tours with different musical projects. You can book him solo, with a band or as a duo/trio act. Listed below are some of the options for different shows you can choose:-

  • SOLO GIGS 
  • LIVING ROOM GIGS 
  • THE CHRISTMAS ACOUSTIC TOUR
  • JONES & JONES : The Story and The Song
  • THE SEAM: SONGS & STORIES FROM THE MINING INSTITUTE
  • NORTH BY EAST: GARETH DAVIES-JONES & CALUM STEWART
  • GARETH DAVIES-JONES & ROB HALLIGAN
  • GARETH DAVIES-JONES, YVONNE LYON & DAVID LYON

LIVING ROOM GIGS

CHRISTMAS ACOUSTIC TOUR

For the past few years I’ve been performing concerts in the comfort of other folks homes. The concept of the ‘Living Room Gig’ is very simple - take a professional musician, provide a cosy corner in a friendly living room, invite a select audience, add some food and drink…… and you have the perfect evening out by staying in !  

There’s more information about what’s involved in organising the gigs below. But first………
…..don’t take my word for it. Listen to some audio from audience members, hosts and the artist.


The Audience Interview 1 
The Audience Interview 2
The Audience Interview 3
The Audience Interview 4


The Hosts Interview 1
The Hosts Interview 2


The Artist Interview 1


 

Every year I’ve been putting aside time in December to do some very special gigs on the theme of Advent and Christmas. Music has always been an integral part of the Christmas season for me. Yet often the carols and songs drift by on a high street wave of over-familiarity that takes away the original potency and impact their writers intended. So, armed with fresh interpretations, arrangements, melodies, and with a little background on the writers themselves, I hit the road with some of the best known seasonal works intent on helping people to look again. And you know, year on year people have said to me how they appreciated some time away from the inevitable hustle and bustle, to sit back and re-engage with the wonder of Advent and Christmas. The gigs are usually intimate, cosy events in atmospheric venues.  The aim is to enjoy the music, hear the stories, relax in good company and reconnect with a story that has often been buried too deeply amongst our headlong rush to December 25th. 

The albums that accompany the tour ("Nine Lessons" and "The Darkest Midnight in December") are available to sample/purchase in the MUSIC section of the website.

For more information about the Christmas Acoustic Tour please download the PDF or contact at info@garethdavies-jones.com
 

JONES & JONES : The Story and The Song

Join award winning songwriter-musicians Bill Jones and Gareth Davies-Jones for an engaging evening of original and traditional songs each with their own unique story. Bringing a range of instruments, wit and wisdom the pair combine over 30 years of touring experience to guide you through an eclectic mix of musical tales, old and new.  Come and be entertained by tales of daring and disaster, songs of love and laughter, and ballads full of ghostly characters and murderous intrigue, with Jones and Jones: The Story and The Song. 

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Bill (Belinda) Jones (accordion, piano) is renowned for her beautiful voice and memorable, catchy songs.  Based in Sunderland but with roots in Staffordshire and India, Bill spent the early 2000s touring across the UK, USA and Japan, and released three acclaimed albums.  Fifteen years after taking a short break, Bill returned to the folk scene last year, with the release of her fourth album Wonderful Fairytale.

Sony Radio Award winning singer-songwriter Gareth Davies-Jones has been described as one of the UK’s best kept musical secrets. A musician in the troubadour tradition with over 10 albums to his name including numerous collaborations and residencies, Gareth has graced stages and venues across the UK and Ireland with his rich soulful vocals, keen sense of melody and accomplished guitar playing.

THE SEAM: SONGS & STORIES FROM THE MINING INSTITUTE