Al Lewis

Al Lewis is an award winning bilingual singer/songwriter from Wales. His music has gathered support and praise from eminent DJs, tastemakers and critics across the UK, Europe and beyond.

Al has performed at events such as the Americana Music Festival in Nashville (by invitation of Bob Harris + BBC Music); the Philadelphia Folk Festival (USA) and Celtic Connections in Glasgow.

Al’s Christmas single based upon the Dylan Thomas story, ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’ was the first song partly sung in Welsh to make it onto the BBC Radio 2 playlist.

Al is also a fervent collaborator – in both the award-winning duo Lewis & Leigh – whose album Ghost came out to critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic and GLASLYN his project with soundscape artist Kayla Painter.

Al’s last album ‘Te yn y Grug’ (Tea in the Heather) was a concept choral-folk piece, material from this album had premiered as part of the hugely successful sell-out musical of the same name at the 2019 National Eisteddfod.

In April, Al released his latest single ‘The Farmhouse’. A song about the impact that second-home ownership is having on Welsh language communities.

Saturday May 6th, 2023 6:50 pmSat @ St Giles
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