Friday, 4 May 2012

FESTIVAL PATRONS @ CW12: AMY WADGE : Singer/Songwriter

Amy Wadge: Festival Patron @ CW12

Hello folks!

All this year, behind the scenes, I have been beavering away drumming up support to put together the first  CELTIC WOMENFEST & am so chuffed to tell you that IT IS HERE!

Well, nearly ..

Thanks to the tremendous support from  women musicians across Wales. The response to my Call for Acts on Facebook has been absolutely breath taking with over 100 acts asking to perform.

CW12 is brought to you through LOVE & WOMAN POWER!
... with no outside funding!

MASSIVE thanks goes to The National Botanic Garden of Wales for so kindly giving us the site as a venue, the sound system and covering the support structure ...   in particular to David Hardy, Marketing & Communication Manager, for his vision, enabling me to bring a Women's Music Event to such an oustandingly beautiful and quite frankly awe inspiring venue at Peak Season.

And the burning question is ...
 who will be performing?

Every week I will bring you details of the acts that are coming.

This week I am going to tell you about our


Theses are women musicians who are leading the way in their genre; trail blazers making hugely significant contributions to the Welsh Music Scene.

We are so grateful to these women for sharing their creativity with us and supporting this inaugral  CW12 Festival at The National Botanic Garden of Wales as our Patrons ...

CW12 Welcomes ...


Amy is widely regarded as one of the country's most successful female singer/songwriters. Over the course of five solo albums, two collaborations, numerous compositions for other artists(most recently including Ed Sheerhan) and hundreds of live performances all over the globe, she has established an outstanding body of work.

Her voice is simply amazing with a breathtaking range and emotional impact while her songwriting continues to surpass most of her contemporaries. "An irresistible, riveting performer" - Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2

Q Magazine: Pint sized poetess with Valley quaking voice. Her songs have a raw vibrancy that suit her earthy voice and emotionally mature lyrics:

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