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22nd May 2019

Our thanks go out to Seimon Pugh-Jones and Andy Edwards aka Mother Bear Productions, for this lovely mini documentary about the ESE.  It will be available as part of the international Americymru project soon but if you can’t wait, you can see it here now.

 

20th May 2019

We are looking forward to another appearance at The Browns Hotel in Laugharne on Sunday 26th.  You can hear us there from 3pm.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

15th May 2019

We are VERY excited to announce that we will be undertaking a mini German tour later this year, including an appearance at Folkival near Stuttgart on Saturday 14th September.  We will be sharing the stage alongside some amazing artists.  More details to follow!  You can connect to folkival here but it would help if you speak  German!

 

11th May 2019

What an absolutely fantastic day we have had at Tredegar House Folk Festival.  We were honoured to be included in this wonderful festival amongst such great musicians.  We throughly enjoyed our set and our thanks go out to the organisers for inviting us to play.  We hope to be back!

 

23rd April 2019

We had an absolutely fantastic day today recording 6 songs and an interview with Malcolm Cawley for the BB Skone’s Pembrokeshire Music Show on Pure West Radio.  You can hear us this coming Sunday, 28th April at 7pm.  Go to http://www.purewestradio.com for more information…you can also listen to the podcast of the show if you miss us live.  Our eternal thanks to Malcolm for being so hospitable.


2nd April 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our day today when Seimon Pugh-Jones and Andy Edwards, whose talents combine to form Mother Bear Productions, visited us at Ashgrove Studio to make a mini documentary for Americymru.   We were filmed performing some of our songs and chatting about ESE so look out for that coming soon!

 

1st April 2019

We are delighted and honoured to announce that we will be appearing at next months’s Tredegar House Folk Festival, alongside some truly great acts.   We will be playing twice on Saturday 11th May and we hope to see you there!   You can find out more and buy tickets here.

 

 

    

 

25th March 2019

It seems that Ron is not the only talented one in the Savory household!  Our thanks to Ron’s wife Paula and his daughter Izzy for taking these absolutely superb promotional photos!  It was hard to choose from so many great shots and you can see some extras here, but these are our favourite three!

 

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23rd March 2019

What a warm, wonderful welcome we had at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl last night.  Our thanks to the wonderful sound team that gave us such a fabulous sound and to the full house that stayed with us throughout, to listen and enjoy such a fantastic evening with us.  We hope to come back sometime!

 

21st March 2019 

 

We are really looking forward to playing at the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl tomorrow night.  A beautiful venue right on the sea front and this promises to be a very enjoyable night!  We start at 8 and tickets are going fast!

 

 

 

3rd January 2019

A new year!  And to start it off as we mean to go on, here are a couple of ‘teasers’ from the upcoming album… we are working hard on the ESE’s first album and we hope you like what you hear!  There is a lot more to come! 🙂

 

 

 

25th December 2018

A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE ESE!  

Our eternal thanks to all those that have supported and come out to see us this year – we look forward to seeing you next year!  2019 promises to be exciting…please keep checking here or join our mailing list to keep up to date!

 

18th November 2018

 

We were delighted to play at this year’s Festival of the Senses in Llandeilo on the main stage.

Some very complimentary comments which we really appreciated – thank you for having us…the cold did not deter the audience or stop us having a wonderful time!

 

 

11th November 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at The Browns Hotel!  Our thanks to the wonderful supportive and appreciative audience!

 

18th October 2018

The year is ticking on!  We are looking forward to playing at The Browns Hotel in Laugharne next month and also getting back into the recording studio!

We already have one eye on next year too and without giving too much away, it is shaping up very well so far…so watch this space!

 

 

15th October 2018

 

 

Tonight Ron did a solo set at Tomorrow Calling Today at the Ffwrnes Theatre in Llanelli; he appeared along with various guests….Liz played a few songs and also, Ron was lucky enough to be joined by two wonderful musicians, Alex (Andy) Anderson and Kate Ronconi.

 

 

7th October 2018

We had a wonderful experience playing at the songwriters event at the Swansea Fringe.  Both Ron and Liz did a couple of solo songs followed by a number of ESE songs together.   They appeared alongside fellow songwriters Paul Edwards and Nigel Davies.  We are incredibly grateful to Joe Bayliss for inviting us and organising the Fringe event.  We are also incredibly grateful for the fabulous feedback we had and the fantastic artwork by Rosy Wood-Bevan!

   

 

29th September 2018

We were delighted to appear at Tomorrow Calling Today at the Miners’ Theatre in Ammanford, supporting the fabulous Ian Shimmin band.

 

28th September 2018

Our thanks to Malcolm Cawley for having us on his B B Skone Show on Radio Pembrokeshire.  You can catch us chatting and playing four of our original songs live on his show on Sunday 30th September at 7pm.  It will also be available as a podcast for a week afterwards here .

 

27th September 2018

 

Well we had a wonderful time playing at the Hyst tonight alongside Andrew Clode and Joe Bayliss who were fantastic – such beautiful moving songwriting and
performance.  We were incredibly honoured to share the evening with them.

 

 

10th August 2018

Time for a bit of an update!  We are very pleased to announce that we are playing at the Hyst in Swansea on 27th September.  We are also playing at one of three songwriters’ circles at the Swansea Fringe on Sunday 7th October in Morgans Hotel.  We would absolutely love to see you there! 🙂

        

 

28th July 2018

We were very privileged to be involved in Firecrest Fest, a brand new festival which, in its first year, shows such promise for the future.  It had such a lovely warm and friendly vibe and we had an absolutely awesome time playing on the main stage.  The weather was rather exciting too and we had a bit of everything including a massive thunderstorm as we sang Hurricane girl followed almost instantly by glorious sunshine.  Once again we were spoiled by the appreciative audience and some incredibly wonderful feedback.  We look forward to returning next year!

                             

 

21st July 2018

So today we were ‘Live at the Waterfront’ at the theatre in Brecon and what a totally beautiful place this is to play.  We thoroughly enjoyed performing for the many people who sat and listened, whilst enjoying the sunshine alongside the canal.  Particular thanks to Bob for the photo and the wonderful feedback.

 

19th July 2018

Tonight we played at Acapela Studios on the outskirts of Cardiff.  What an interesting and unusual venue!   We enjoyed playing just as much as we enjoyed the pizza and special thanks to Colin for the photo and who must also win the prize for the furthest distance travelled to see us play!

 

7th July 2018

Wow what a wonderful evening at Llandeilo Jazz!  We consider this to be ESE’s best ever gig.  We played two full sets to a packed out venue…and what a wonderful, receptive, appreciative, warm and welcoming audience.  We are humbled by the incredible applause, appreciation and all the individual handshakes and comments at the end!   Thank you so much for everything…especially that almost perfect whoop!  If you were there you know what we mean!

 

6th July 2018

TONIGHT !!

Catch us at Llandeilo Jazz Festival tonight at 9pm – a full set including a number of brand new songs!

 

 

 

30th June 2018

We had a wonderful time playing at the Air Show today – what amazing weather and a great crowd!

18th June 2018

Two more dates for your diary!  We are very happy to announce that we are playing at the Swansea Air Show on Saturday 30th June at 12pm; also at Kidwelly Castle on 1st September.

                                                                                           

8th June 2018

Our mini tour keeps expanding! 

We are very pleased to announce that we are playing at the Llandeilo Jazz Festival on Friday 6th July at 9pm.  You can find out about the whole weekend on their website here.

 

Not only that, but also, we are heading to the capital and we are playing at the stunning Acapela Studios in Cardiff on 19th July!

You can check out the details on their website  here.

 

And don’t forget we are also playing at The Waterfront Sessions at Theatre Brycheiniog on 21st July and FirecrestFest on 28th July, so we hope to see you soon!

 

28th May 2018

 

Well we had an absolutely wonderful day in Hay on Wye on Saturday, playing at this fabulous festival.  We were delighted with the gloriously colourful and beautifully decorated marquee that we played in and thoroughly enjoyed playing to an appreciative audience.

 

 

 

        

                                                                     

 

19th May 2018

Just one week to go now before the How The Light Gets In Festival and we are absolutely delighted to be taking part in this festival this year!

14th May 2018

 

We are very pleased to be able to confirm that a further date has been added to our mini tour and we will be appearing at The Waterfront Sessions at Theatre Brycheiniog on 21st July.   See their website for more details and directions – this promises to be a fantastic gig!

 

 

 

 

Just a week later we are excited to be involved with this brand new festival; FirecrestFest takes place at the end of July and we are playing between 1.40pm and 2.20pm on Saturday 28th July on the main stage.  Check out their website here.

 

 

 

16th April 2018

What a great night at the Riverside Folk Club at Lougher last night.  We were pleased to be supporting Keith Christmas and had a fantastic time – we thank everyone that came for their support, Dewi for inviting us to play and Maggie for taking photos!

                                  

 

7th April 2018

We absolutely LOVED playing a set at the Laugharne Fringe Festival today – we decided to dress in keeping with the wonderful decor there and the bright vibrant colours of our outfits were reflected in the amazing warm reception we received from everyone there.  So much fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

20th March 2018

In preparation for our upcoming mini tour which includes the wonderful How The Light Gets In Festival,  we were delighted to host an invitation only event at Ashgrove studios recently….alongside ourselves was the ever brilliant Ian Shimmin and we were delighted to welcome our good friend Stevo to the stage for his first ever public performance.  A warm, friendly and throughly delightful evening that we are sure to repeat!  You can find out more about How The Light Gets In Festival and buy tickets here.  We are playing on The Pavillion Stage at 12.30 on Saturday 26th May and would love to see you there!

 

 

7th March 2018

We are very excited to announce our mini Spring / Summer tour which includes the wonderful How The Light Gets In Festival!

 

                  

12th February 2018  

We had a wonderful time playing in Brown’s Hotel in Laugharne yesterday.  Many thanks to those that came along to watch, listen and join in!

 

 

 

 

 

We appreciate all the lovely feedback and support that we continue to receive!  Many thanks to Adrian Sleeman for both those things and also for this photo.

 

 

 

26th January 2018

About time for an update!  Well, we have been spending a lot of time in the (luckily very cosy) studio over the cold winter months and we are very honoured that so many people continue to ask for a CD when we are out performing our songs……all we can say is…..watch this space!

 

 

31st December 2017

With 2017 almost at an end we would like to thank everyone for their support, and wish you all a very Happy New Year.   Here’s to 2018!

 

25th November 2017:

 

We are truly honoured to be playing a set at this tribute to Anthony ‘Trance’ Jones, who sadly passed away earlier this year.  From 7pm, Saturday 25th November, at The Parrot, King Street, Carmarthen. All proceeds to West Wales Action for Mental Health (WWMAH).

 

 

 

21st November 2017:

Now our attention is turning to developing new songs and recording an album at Ashgrove Studios in Carmarthenshire.  Watch this space for updates and maybe little tastes of the album tracks!

 

12th November 2017:

 

This year’s last of the Tomorrow Calling Today, Stepni Sessions, held last night in Llanelli’s Ffwrnes Theatre, was just as warm and wonderful as every other and we absolutely loved every second of it.  Alongside, Tom Emlyn, Tom Crow and friends and the Rob Lear band, we played a set to the most fantastic reception.  At the end of our mini tour which we thoroughly enjoyed, we would like to thank all those who came along to support us.

 

 

October 2nd 2017:

What a full day!  Our first gig of the day was playing in Wind Street, as part of the Swansea Fringe Festival.  We had a lot of fun playing to a full house.  Many thanks to all those that came to see us.    

 

Then we had a bit of a mad dash to get to the Elysium Theatre for a filming session with the Wild Road Review.  This really was an enjoyable experience and we were delighted to be included in the acts they filmed over the period of the Swansea Fringe.

 

Finally on this very busy day we were honoured to be asked to play as part of the Mabsant at Loughor Boat Club.  We played a number of our songs in the round with two other great acts and had a truly wonderful evening.

 

17th September 2017:

 

Despite the terrible Welsh weather we had a great time playing at the Storytelling festival yesterday… joined by bass player Alex ‘Andy’ Anderson and drummer Aled Richards to make the ELECTRIC Shed Experience, we didn’t let the mud stop us having a fabulous time!

 

 

15th September 2017:

We had an absolutely wonderful time upstairs at the Unicorn in Pontypool last night.  A real warm welcome and a great reception.  We very much look forward to returning next year.

 

9th September 2017:

 

 

We are delighted to announce our mini Autumn tour around various venues across South Wales.

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