Meilyr Jones wins the Welsh Music Prize 2016

He's picked up the award for his debut, ‘2013’.
Meilyr Jones has won this year’s Welsh Music Prize for his debut album, ‘2013’, released through Moshi Moshi earlier this year.

Other acts nominated for the award, included: 9Bach, Alan Gaffey, the Anchoress, Cate Le Bon, Climbing Trees, Datblygu, Plu, Right Hand Left Hand, Simon Love, Skindred and Sŵnami.

The news follows the announcement of a tour for next March, which will kick off at The Gate in Cardiff and includes a finale at London’s Islington Assembly Hall.

He’s also a handful of December dates. Find his full itinerary after the jump.


07 HEBDEN BRIDGE – Trades Club

08 STOKE–ON-TRENT – Sugarmill

09 MIDDLESBROUGH – Westgarth Trades Club

10 BANGOR – Pontio


03 CARDIFF – The Gate

04 MANCHESTER – Ruby Lounge

06 BRISTOL – Fleece

07 BRIGHTON – The Hope

08 LONDON – Islington Assembly Hall

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