ARA DEG (Thursday)

Ogwen Culture

Ara Deg is a four day festival of music co-organised by local independent music venue, Neuadd Ogwen, and the inimitable Gruff Rhys.

Events are taking place at a number of venues in the North Wales village of Bethesda over the long weekend, including gigs at Neuadd Ogwen itself, Capel Jerwsalem, Clwb Rygbi, and Y Fig.

The event starts on Thursday 19th September with a triple bill at Neuadd Ogwen. One time host of S4C music show Bandit, H. Hawkline will open the festival .

Now a recording artist in his own right with his lo-fi mix of indie folk and psychedelia, Hawkline will no doubt set the bar high for the entire weekend.

Also on the bill that night will be audiobooks.

This unlikely duo is made up of Wimbledon musician Evangeline Ling, and sometime Julian Cope cohort David Wrench. The two combined is a mix of Ling’s…

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