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Chris Knowles  CV

 outline of some of Chris's public performances & media work.

Performed harp for live Theatre production of Saunders Lewis play 'Siwan' at Criccieth (1987)

Regular live performances for CADW at Caernarfon castle (1991- 1999)

Presteigne Irish Music Festival (1992) 

Recorded Solo CD album 'Frame of Harmony' (1994)

Recording with Heather Jones on CD album 'Hwyrnos' released 2000 (Sain label)

4 TV programmes 'Cerdd y Chan' S4C with Heather Jones (1997)

Recorded album 'For Their Tomorrows' with Colin Rudd (1995)

Recorded CD album 'Merlin's Arthur' (1996)

with The Henesseys and Heather Jones:

Dragon Theatre, Barmouth- Gala opening night (1998)

Concert at Aberdovey Hall (1999)

in duo with Allan Moller:

Criccieth Arts Festival (1989)

Pontardawe Folk Festival (1989 & '90)

Mold Arts Festival (1989)

Criccieth Arts Festival (1990)

Concert ECTARC Llangollen (1990)

St.Asaph Arts Festival (1990)

Holyhead Arts Festival (1990)

Rhinns Celtic Festival, Isle of Islay (1990 & '91)

Live session for BBC Radio Wales-featured artists on 'Folk on Monday' (1990)

Edinburgh Folk Festival (1991)

South Ribble Arts Festival (1991)

Conwy Arts Festival (1991)

Nat. Museum of Wales, Cardiff for 'Celts in Wales' exhibition (1991)

Open air Concert at Harlech Castle with Ar Log (1991)

Private performance for H.M. The Queen at Conwy Castle (1991)

Glastonbury Celtic Festival (1991)

Forest Fayre Festival, Forest of Dean (1992)

Performance for Theatre production,'And there be Dragons', at Beaumaris Castle (1992)

Sessiwn Fawr Festival, Dolgellau (1992)

Lunchtime concert at St.Davids Hall, Cardiff (1992)

Strathearn Festival, Perthshire (1992)

Barmouth Arts Festival (1992)

Kinnersley Winter Festival (1998 & 2001)

Recorded album 'A Celtic Journey' (1990)

Recorded album 'Keeping up the Tradition' (1991)

with poet Clyde Holmes:

Recorded album 'Waterfalls of Light (1991)

Garden Festival Wales at Ebbw Vale (1992)

Chester Arts Festival (1992)

in duo with Anthony Griffiths:

Sessiwn Fawr Festival, Dolgellau - (1993, '94, '95, '97)

Aberdovey Arts Festival (1994, '95)

Barmouth Arts Festival (1995)

Recorded album 'The Enchanted Way' (1994)

TV program 'Roll on Buddy' for S4C -with Geoff Reynolds (1993)

 Recorded CD album 'Ysbryd' (1998)

in band 'Hafren':

Concert ECTARC, Llangollen (1995)

Cardiff Street Festival (1995)

Crawley Folk Festival (1995)

Session Fawr Festival, Dolgellau (1995)

Aberdovey Summer Festival (1996)

 Cambridge Folk Festival (1996)

Concert at Teifi Valley Woodland theatre (1996)

Concert Theatr Clwyd, Mold (1998)

Aberfeldy Folk Festival, Perthshire (1998)

TV programme 'Gwerin y Werin' S4C (1996)

TV programme 'Codi'r To' S4C (1996)

Live radio concert BBC Radio Cymru (1996)

TV prog. S4C 'Perfformiad Heather' with Heather Jones (1994)

TV programme S4C -'Heno' (1995)

TV programme 'The Slate' BBC 1 Wales (1995)

TV programme 'Petersen' HTV (1995)

in band 'Howling at Ravens':

Kinnersley Winter Festival (1999)

Glastonbury Festival (1999)

Talking Heads, Southampton (1999)

Concert St. Martin's Centre, Oswestry (2000)

Presteigne Irish Music Festival (2000)

Recorded CD album 'Lovely Molly' (1999)

in band 'ROAM':

Fylde Folk Festival (2001)

Festival at the Edge, Shrophire (2001)

Otley Folk Festival (2001)

Clitheroe Festival (2002)

Banbury Folk Festival (2002)

Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival (2002)

Saltburn Folk Festival (2002 & '03)

Burntwood Folk Festival (2002)

Fylde Folk Festival (2001 & '03)

Recorded CD album 'Count the Stars' (2001)

Recorded CD album 'Ragged in the Rain' (2002) 

in duo with Ben Walker:

Open air concert on Wirral 'Music Over the Dee': sole support act to Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (2004)

Wimborne Folk Festival (2004)

Concert at Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham (2005)

Tour in Nova Scotia, Canada; including 3 concerts at DeCoste Centre, Pictou (2005)

Concert at Ness Gardens, Wirral (2008)

Concert at The Big Whistle weekend, Bury (2008)

Hay-on-Wye Festival (2008)

Concert at The Dragon Theatre, Barmouth (with John Redpath) (2009)

Pre-Festival Concert Wimborne supp. The Oyster Band (2012)

Wimborne Folk Festival (2012)

Concert Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham supp. Bruce Molsky (2012)

Candlelit concerts at St. Tanwg's, nr. Harlech (2015, '16, '17, '18, & '19)

Concert at Caban, Brynrefail (2016)

Concert at Ludlow Fringe Festival (2017)

Concert at Harlech Church (2018)

Event at Harlech Castle (2018)

Recorded CD album 'Polar Bear' (2003)

Recorded CD album 'The Holly Bush' (2005)

 Recorded CD album 'Fisherman' (2006)

Recorded CD album 'Of Glory and War' (2013)

Recorded CD album 'The Coming of Spring' (2016)

with Gary Matthewson:

Conwy Food Festival (2009 & '10)

Live TV programme 'Y Goets Fawr' in Holyhead for S4C (2011)

in duo with Catrin O'Neill:

Concerts at Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham (2013 & '15)

Dragon Theatre, Barmouth for Bermo Arts Christmas show (2017)

Llanbedr Beer Festival, Llanbedr, Gwynedd (2018)

Recorded CD album 'Nain's Kitchen' with Catrin O'Neill  (2009)


with Catrin O'Neill and Mike Lease:

Two Rivers Festival, Chepstow (2009)

Concerts at The Dragon Theatre, Barmouth (2012, '13, '15, '16, '17, )

Concert at Pennal Church, Machynlleth (2017)

Concert at Harlech village hall (2019)

with Catrin O'Neill, Mike Lease & Ben Walker:

Concert at The Dragon Theatre, Barmouth (2019)