The Flamenco Thief at Sunset Sessions
Live on 23rd July 2022 - We are most excited to be welcoming The Flamenco Thief back, with his unique blend of gypsy-jazz, rumba and ska fused together with intricate flamenco guitar techniques.
Craig Sutton, better known as The Flamenco Thief, is an English guitarist whose phenomenal rise within the DIY music scene has seen him become one of the busiest touring artists in the country. Specialising in fast rhythmic guitar playing Craig has earned a reputation for mesmerising live performances in which he uses a Spanish acoustic guitar with the Boss RC loop pedal to blend modern rhythms with time-honoured flamenco techniques.
A particularly resourceful musician, Craig also utilizes the guitar as a percussion instrument, layering metronomic hip-hop beats by carefully beating the body; creating a unique energy that few solo instrumentalists manage to achieve.
Craig’s early influences of ska, hip-hop and gypsy swing are evident throughout his music, helping him to craft a catalogue of songs that are intelligent but accessible. Craig’s compositions revere Flamenco’s heritage while embracing music technology and as a result each song is delicately poised between the classical and contemporary.
No need to book - just turn up for this free gig! To book an overnight stay, visit YHA Treyarnon Bay.
What makes it special
- Live music
- Free entry
- Open to all
Date and times
Saturday 23rd July 2022, with live music from 19:00 - 21:00
Food served all day and bar open late
Other things to do nearby
Live on 2nd July 2022 - The Speedgums are a high energy and soulful three-piece band from Hay-on-Wye consisting of double bass, banjo, ukulele, trumpet, flute, harmonica and kazoo.
Live on 27th May 2022 - Spine-tinglingly beautiful vocals and lyrics.
Live on 20th August 2022 - Another YHA Treyarnon Bay regular, we couldn’t have a season of music without him, the splendiferous maestro, Arthur Cunnington. Arthur Cunnington is an award winning sin
Live on 3rd September 2022 - The Rins Tins played at our last Blue Moon Festival in 2019 and the tent was buzzing.
Live on 27th August 2022 - We love the Brwmys and we are super happy to be welcoming them back. Foot-stomping, jig-tastic future folk from Cardiff.
Live on 28th August 2022 - Fly Yeti Fly are the Wiltshire-based acoustic duo Lorna Somerville and Darren Fisher.
Live on 29th July 2022 - Tobias has been a regular at the hostel since the beginning, the last time was the most magical; in the dark, by a fire to a captive audience.
Live on 5th August 2022 - We are thrilled to announce Theo Mizú and Banda’s debut appearance at Treyarnon Bay.
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