Through the weekend we will be entertained by our resident team Pedro & Ric Mason 

First off we list our performers on the  T ALUN JONES STAGE 

but please check back here to see the (to be arranged) details of


performers which we will set out below the T Alun Jones Stage performers

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       T ALUN JONES STAGE       


from 7pm (in the beer tent)

We open with


We have invited these ladies back.

If you have been with us in the last couple of years, you will know that this choir of ladies will show you a wide repertoire and enchant you with their harmonies of popular Country and Western songs

We could not find a photo to do credit to these singers.  if you have one please send it to and  we will post it here

Followed by



Michael (Lead guitar & vocals) Michelle Phillips (lead vocals).  Making their Welshpool Festival debut in the beer tent on Friday night. This fun loving duo has a repertoire featuring something for everyone.

A perfect way to get the Welshpool party started.

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and organising the evening and performing will be  



Having joined the Country circuit over 25 years ago PEDRO spent his time in all-live bands up until 2001 when he decided to take the plunge and go Solo for the first time. Initially he was very much a “Traditional-style” type of Country singer/guitarist, but in 2010 he decided to move much more into the ‘Line & Western Dance’ field –  in doing so (and to show the public there is a difference in what they get) he changed his stage name from “Pedro” – as he always had been on the pure Country scene – to his actual name: Peter Barlow, when he does only the modern Line & Western dance favourites, and it has worked incredibly well.

When you add the “new” style of music to his act, and add his genuine warmth and ‘Mr.Happy’ nature to the Peter Barlow shows you can’t fail to have an enjoyable evening in his company.




Festival “welcome” at 10.45am by the Westerners traditional charge down the hill to the arena,

10.50am sound engineer plays 10 minutes of tracks to get the atmosphere going, and then we bring on the first band of the day at about 11.00


Any regular at our festival will be no stranger to the music of this this artiste. Alan is the composer/singer of our opening theme song ‘The south will rise again’. Click here to hear it on U Tube We are delighted to have Alan live onstage as our opening act, singing our opening anthem ‘live’ as the Westerners come down the hill – marking the official start to the festival. The two sets from this talented entertainer will be a trip down memory lane and a joy for everyone that’s supported us over the last three decades. 

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Bob (lead & harmony vocals), Jim (steel  Fiddle & lead guitar harmony vocals), Alby (lead guitar lead & harmony vocals + self penned songs ). We extend a very warm welcome to Black Steel who are making their debut at our festival as a trio. Bob & Jim having previously appeared as Duo.


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If you're already a fan of country music, then Ian and the boys really need no introduction. Formed in 2009, they are now one of the most popular bands on the circuit today. With a repertoire of mainly classic favourites, Ian and the band have firmly impressed all fans with their own imitable style and interpretation

Their web page can be found here



 during the afternoon interval we welcome 


who appeared last year on our Showcase Stage



Jonny & Lynette:
This multi award winning husband & wife duo (Winners of the CCN duo of the year award in 2016 and 2018 with Lynette also winning best female vocalist of the year in 2017) are one of the most in demand acts on the country circuit and we are delighted to finally welcome them to the festival. Their musicianship, banter and repertoire are guaranteed to get the festival jumping

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Cumberland Road Trio:                       (cannot source a suitable link)

Featuring brothers, Paul & Cliff Weston and Kenny Jnr. Paul and multi-instrumentalist Cliff are part a family that’s been on the British country music scene for many years whilst newcomer Kenny was recently nominated for newcomer of the year. When these three excellent vocalists and entertainers get together they put on a show that simple oozes class and experience.

 We could not find a photo of the Trio.  If you have one please send it to and  we will post it here



and after them PEDRO will star in the Beer Tent until the wee hours.

He will be accompanied by a mixture of RICK our Compare and PAUL CHALLINOR our festival singer. 

It may be that we will be able to persuade some of our acts from the SHOWCASE STAGE to join in the fun of the evening




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10.50am sound engineer plays 10 minutes of tracks to get the atmosphere going, and then we bring on the first band of the day:


9.45am welcome to the Sunday by the Westerners traditional charge down the hill to the arena.

9.50am sound engineer plays 10 minutes of tracks to get the atmosphere going, and then we bring on the first band of the day:




Souls & Stone Duo:                             

Again, this husband & wife duo brings a wealth of experience to the Welshpool stage. This fun loving couple cover all aspects of country music. Jayne & Greg cover the classics right up to the popular dance songs. Its their unique blend of entertainment that keeps them very much in demand and a must for any festival.


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The Danny Lee Band:                       

Back by popular demand after their Welshpool debut in 2016.  Danny & his band are all seasoned performers.  Danny fronted the very popular award winning ‘Band Named Sioux’ who toured Europe and Ireland back in 90’s   The Danny Lee Band’s focus is on the more traditional side of country music. These guys will again provide an afternoon of material everyone can identify with and sing-a-long too.





These two guys are great craftsmen of their art. There is not much that hasn’t been said about this top quality duo, Bobby Reed on acoustic guitar is regarded as one of the finest voices in country, together with the outstanding musicianship of Bob Dixon on steel guitar & dobro wiil give the audience a great blend of laid back classics to the finest in western swing and much more.



during the afternoon interval we welcome 


who appeared last year on our Showcase Stage


Steve Cherelle:                    

We are delighted to welcome Steve and his outstanding ‘John Denver tribute show’.  Steve appeared on ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ in 1996 as Denver performing ‘Annie’s Song’. This is what launched his music career and he joined the Forever In Blues Jeans cast in 1998, touring the whole of the UK. He released his first album Wonderful Today's which won album of the year, along with its title track, written by Steve himself.  Steve has won many awards over the years and is also a successful broadcaster - presenting his own country music radio show for the BBC.

We could not find a photo of Steve.  If you have one please send it to and  we will post it here


Capricorn Band:                  


Fronted by John Scott - Capricorn is a name that’s been held in high regard on the Country Music scene for over 30 years.  Based on the South coast this five piece band are regulars at many clubs and festivals throughout the uk. What has never changed is their loyalty and respect for the music they all love. This band is proud and happy to be pigeon holed into the box marked ‘Country Music Band’. We are certainly please to have them with us this year to close the festival proceedings.

And dont miss the closing ceremony with the Welshpool Westerners parading into the arena and accompanied by PEDRO singing the Trilogy 


And (to be posted)  on the


we will be offering an interesting line up of NEW COUNTRY artistes
and, no doubt, stars of the future


11:30 -  12:10       


22:00 – 22:40       


11:30 – 12:10       

18:00 – 19:00       


The organisers reserve the right to change any of the acts at anytime.