Piskey Led

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th August 2024

Cardiff-based folk band crafting tunes inspired by traditions from Carnyorth to Carrickfergus

“Piskey Led are four young musicians who formed in Cardiff in late 2021; they showcase a highly entertaining and absorbing mixture of original and traditional music, influenced by the folk traditions of Cornwall, Northern England and Ireland.

The personnel are Cornishwoman Katie Lower on flute, whistles and piano, Lancastrian Josh Goodey on double bass, harmonium and mandocello and two Ulstermen, guitarist James Bower and Chris Mercer on mandolin, bouzouki, harmonicas and bodhrán.

The band has played at a number of Welsh festivals, including Devauden, How The Light Gets In at Hay on Wye and Folk On The Lawn in Tintern, and they launched their eponymous debut album at the Norwegian Church Arts Centre in Cardiff Bay in August. Suffice it to say that it really is a little cracker” – Mick Tems, FolkWales

Piskey Led’s debut album is now available on all streaming platforms, and has received airtime across the UK and North America, on shows such as BBC Celtic Heartbeat, Radio Wigwam, Blues and Roots Radio, and the Irish & Celtic Music and Is This Thing On? podcasts.

Piskey Led