The Gentle Good

The Gentle Good is the moniker of Cardiff - based musician and songwriter Gareth Bonello.

Known for his enchanting melodies, intricate guitar style and beautiful acoustic arrangements, Gareth is one of the foremo st songwriters writing in the Welsh language today . A multi - instrumentalist that specialises in acoustic music, Gareth creates timeless new folk songs inspired by both the Welsh tradition and contemporary Welsh life. His music addresses themes of identity, social justice, environme ntal responsibility and the human condition.

A captivating live performer capable of mesmerizing audiences with just a guitar, his ongoing collaboration with the Mavron String Quartet and composer Seb Goldfinch is an enchanting and unforgettable experience , both live and on record. In recent years, Gareth has become a well - regarded musical collaborator on the international scene , having worked extensively with musicians in China and India.

The Gentle Good have released several highly acclaimed records, nota bly Ruins/Adfeilion , which won the Welsh Music prize in 2017 and Y Bardd Anfarwol (The Immortal Bard) which won the Welsh Language Album of the Year award in 2014. A new album with the Khasi - Cymru Collective titled Sai - thai ñ ki Sur (the weaving of voices) featuring artists from the Khasi community in North East India is due for release in May 2021.

 

The Gentle Good play Other Voices Cardigan as part of Gŵyl 2021 on 6 + 7 March. Full details on Other Voices Cardgian here: https://bit.ly/3q91Zmm