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Bont makes virtual annual appeal

Pontardulais Town Band may have been unable to give a live annual concert this year, so they took an inventive virtual approach instead..

Bont
  The band has won a number of titles over the years in Wales and beyond...

Pontardulais Town Band has been one of many bands unable to provide their supporters with an annual concert in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Diaspora

However, they have ensured that they have entertained the 'Bont' diaspora all over the globe with a 'virtual concert' made up of some of their performance highlights over the years.

Introduced by compere, Band President and BBC Wales presenter Garry Owen, and featuring guest solo stars such as Chris Thomas, Tom Hutchinson and Sheona White it's an hour of music, video highlights and images from a band that has a proud 135 year history.

Enjoy

Go to: https://youtu.be/ixKfmL_R9p4

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