Cambrian Records presents a Double Album Launch

Food will be available on the night from The Lost ARC café – remember to book.

Cambrian Records presents a joint headline show to celebrate the release of new albums from David Ian Roberts and duo Toby Hay & Aidan Thorne.

While always connected in spirit to the work of the great 20th century folk guitarists and singer-songwriters, with influences such as Nick Drake and Elliott Smith, David Ian Roberts‘ music can always be traced back to the solo guitar and vocal performance. 

“A quiet masterpiece – one of the albums that I’ll cherish in the future”

Mark Radcliffe – BBC Radio 2 

“An intimate performance of astounding artistry.


“Beautiful and very hypnotic” 

Guy Garvey – BBC 6Music

“A quietly exceptional album” 


In 2021, guitarist Toby Hay and bassist Aidan Thorne (Duski) headed to the studio to make an album of new music, the inspiration being the things they missed most due to the restrictions of the pandemic. They focussed on improvisation and the timbre of acoustic instruments in real spaces.

The yearning for the energy one can get from live performance with a fellow musician drove the project forward. They will be performing material from their new album, from previous albums, and improvising new pieces. 

“Dreamy, elusive, and appears to have all the time in the world.”


“Aidan Thorne’s cascading notes on the bass were enough to give you pause, make you hold your breath. ”

Nation Cymru 

“This is the sign of a master musician” 

Folk Radio 

A simple supper of mixed vegetable and black bean stew (VG/GF), or Elan Valley beef and black bean stew (GF), both served with herby roast baby potatoes is available on the night for £10 per person. Please choose Ticket + Food at checkout.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

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