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Three more for a sell-out!

02 Jul 2018

Only THREE tickets left to Hakoustic 2 on Friday night!

Click on the following link of you want to snaffle one of them:

https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/music/hakoustic-2

There’s actually been a last minute change to the line up due to Dan Messore no longer being able to make it due to unforeseen circumstances but in his place we have the supremely talented Marcus Gumms travelling up from Swansea. For a sneak preview check out his Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/MarcusGumms/

Hey you guys!

29 Jun 2018

Sunshine – check. 500 people – check. Massive deckchair – check.

It’s showtime for Jordan and we couldn’t be more proud of him at the start of his first Haka gig….

Introducing The Wild Murphys!

26 Jun 2018

New act alert…..

Delighted to introduce the incredible Wild Murphys!

Check out their profile for more information:

 

The Wild Murphys

Welcome to the Haka family Jessie’s Sister!

20 Jun 2018

Another incredible act has gone live on our website today.

Welcome aboard Jessie’s Sister!

Jessie’s Sister

New profile pic for Maddie!

20 Jun 2018

Check out the lovely new profile pic we’ve received for our wonderful act Maddie!

For more information about Maddie please click on the link to her profile below:

Maddie

New pics added for the Dreamers Duo!

20 Jun 2018

To check out the lovely new pics we’ve received from the incredible Dreamers Duo, just click on their profile below:

The Dreamers Duo

Three Legg’d Mare profile updated!

20 Jun 2018

We’ve got a brand new set of pics for Three Legg’d Mare AND a new MP3 which is well worth a listen!

Just click on the link below to see and hear more:

Three Legg’d Mare

Sunhillows coming to Aberystwyth!

19 Jun 2018

Thrilled to be bringing one of our most popular acts to Aberystwth on Saturday night!

The Sunhillows duet will be performing in Y Banera from 9pm so if quality covers and cocktails are your thing, this is the event for you!

For more information about the Sunhillows click on the link to their profile on our website below:

The Sunhillows

 

Welcome to the Haka family Geraint!

19 Jun 2018

A fantastic new act has gone live on our website today.

Welcome aboard Geraint!

http://hakaentertainment.co.uk/acts/geraint/

Hakoustic 2 almost sold out!

18 Jun 2018

Only 18 tickets left for Hakoustic2 on 6th July!

Click on the following link to book as once they’re gone, they’re gone!

https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/music/hakoustic-2

Haka shortlisted for an award!

15 Jun 2018

Thrilled to say that we’ve been shortlisted for a Menter Aberystwyth Aber Firsts Award in the Entrepreneurship category and we can’t wait to attend the ceremony in the Old College on the 6th July!

Whatever happens this is a great honour for us in our first year in business, especially to be recognised for what we’re trying to achieve in our lovely home town.x

 

Posted by Menter Aberystwyth on Monday, 16 April 2018

Gwion opens lovely local event!

14 Jun 2018

Here’s a pic of young Gwion opening the new accessible offices of Mirus Wales in Aberystwyth today and helping raise over £100 for the Alzheimer’s Society in the process.

#charityfundraiser #localceleb

Hakoustic 2 event page!

12 Jun 2018

Our friends at Aberystwyth Arts Centre have created an event page for Hakoustic 2 so please click on it to keep up to date with thinsg or to book tickets…..

https://www.facebook.com/events/170598523613615/

STOP PRESS: Just had confirmation that over 50 of the 75 tickets have now been sold!!!

Hakoustic 2 is nearly here!

11 Jun 2018

Our next live music event is Hakoustic 2 on July 6th and with almost half of the tickets sold already, you’d better be quick if you want to join us at our flagship event.

The line-up is nothing short of incredible and the format is the same as always – 6 artists with 15 minutes each to show you what they’ve got!

Tickets are only £10 and with the event taking place in the intimate surroundings of the Round Studio at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, it promises to be another really special evening.

To book or reserve your tickets on line please click on the following link:

https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/music/hakoustic-2

Haka MT!

11 Jun 2018

New little project of ours coming up in August…..

Only 30 spaces available for 12-18 year olds so book early to avoid disappointment.

Should be a really special couple of days!

H&K.

What a superb evening of jazz!

09 Jun 2018

Phenomenal evening in Ceredigion Museum last night.

Such a beautiful space to watch a group of musicians at the top of their game.

Tickets are now available for second Haka Jazz night on the 10th August and it already promises to be another really special evening.

#hakajazz #amgueddfaceredigionmuseum #trusttrio #nialynn #kedmamacias

Haka Jazz is here!

08 Jun 2018

Tonight’s the night!

Our inaugural Haka Jazz night takes place at Ceredigion Museum this evening featuring the incredible Nia Lynn supported by the Trust Trio.

Haka Jazz soundcheck!

08 Jun 2018

Soundcheck underway in Ceredigion Museum.

Still walk-up tickets available (including a free glass of fizz) so come and join us! #hakajazz

Back stage with GM!

07 Jun 2018

Amazing night watching Gareth Malone doing his thing in Preston and a lovely little catch-up afterwards over a glass of wine….

Thanks Gareth!

06 Jun 2018

Thanks to an old friend for hooking us up with tickets…….!

Natalie Jones confirmed for Hakoustic Swansea!

02 Jun 2018

Delighted to confirm that one of the artists at Hakoustic Swansea (which will be taking place in The Hyst on 14th September) will be the phenomenal Natalie Jones.

We went to watch Natalie at the launch of her new EP last week and we’re really honoured that she’s agreed to perform at our first ever Swansea event.

Natalie’s EP Is rapidly climbing the iTunes country album charts and here’s the link if you fancy a listen – we promise you won’t be disappointed!:

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/love-n-stuff-ep/1389721843

Esyllt Sears cover star!

01 Jun 2018

Stop press – we’ve got the incredible Esyllt Sears booked into no less than THREE of our forthcoming events!

Haka Jazz poster!

29 May 2018

Our next evening of quality live music will take place on the 8th June at Ceredigion Museum and here’s the lovely poster prepared by their marketing team.

Sublime Sorela!

25 May 2018

Wow what a night!

Capacity crowd all fed the most amazing food by @NanteosMansion and treated to four incredible sets by the sublime Sorela. All perfect.

Watch this space for details of more events at Nanteos very soon…..

Sorela time!

24 May 2018

Tonight’s the night!

This event has been sold out for weeks and having had a sneak preview of what @NanteosMansion have in store……all of the lucky ticket holders are in for a serious treat!

#aneveningwithSorela #NosongydaSorela

Goonies!

24 May 2018

Very excited about this event…..especially as our very own Jordan will be providing the entertainment!

As you’ll see, tickets can be purchased through Aberystwyth Arts Centre Box office at the following link:

https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/…/advancing-aberyst…

For more information about Jordan, please click on the link below:

http://www.hakaentertainment.co.uk/acts/jordan/

Marketing magic!

24 May 2018

Cannot recommend the Aberystwyth Arts Centre marketing team highly enough. Have a look at the banner they’ve just prepared for Hakoustic 2!

Hakoustic line-up revealed!

23 May 2018

Delighted that we can finally reveal the full line up for Hakoustic2!!!

On the 6th July our very own Kedma will be joined on the Aberystwyth Arts Centre stage by London based Aber boy Sam Ebenezer, Aber based folk band Three Legg’d Mare, Aber student Cory Baker, renowned multi-genre guitarist Dan Messore and in a new twist, we’re thrilled to include a set by rising star of the comedy world, Vale of Glamorgan based Aber girl Esyllt Sears.

We’re limiting the capacity to 75 for this one and a third of the tickets went in the first week of ticket sales so if you fancy joining us, you’d better be swift!

Haka Jazz tickets available from Andy’s Records!

19 May 2018

Tickets to our Jazz night on the 8th June at Ceredigion Museum featuring renowned vocalist Nia Lynn are now available at the legendary AndysRecords Aber!

Haka Jazz!

15 May 2018

Calling all jazz fans!!!

We’re very pleased to reveal that we’ve teamed up with Ceredigion Museum to bring you a series of jazz nights, the first of which is taking place on the 8th June.

Our first event features renowned jazz performer Nia Lynn, accompanied by the fantastic Trust Trio.

With tickets only £10 (to include a free welcome drink upon arrival), the HAKA Jazz Nights promise to be the perfect start to your weekend as well as a chance for Aberystwyth to celebrate it’s love of jazz in one of its most iconic spaces.

Tonight’s the night for Gwion!

11 May 2018

Tonight’s the night at Y Bañera for our rising young star Gwion.

This is a free event so if the idea of top quality live music in a top quality cocktail bar then why not head over this evening – we guarantee you won’t be disappointed!

For more information about Gwion you can check out his profile by clicking on the following link:

hakaentertainment.co.uk/acts/gwion/

What a roadtrip!

11 May 2018

Just got back from a 500 mile road trip which featured 5 brilliant meetings with lots of very inspiring people plus a Great Dane called Henry.

Diary for next 18 months is going to be full of amazing events all over the UK so keep watching this space!

H&K

Gig for Gwion!

10 May 2018

Lovely little night ahead in Y Bañera tomorrow featuring music by the one and only Gwion.

Stunning quality cocktails and an evening of live music from one of this area’s top talents – what better way to spend a Friday night in sunny Aberystwyth?!

Hakoustic Swansea!

09 May 2018

So excited to announce that Hakoustic Swansea is in the diary!

More details to follow very soon.x

#Hakoustic #Swansea #HakousticSwansea #Watchthisspace

Best of luck lads!

03 May 2018

Many congratulations to everyone at Aberystwyth Town Football Club but now that you’ve made it this far….you might as well go and win it! Best of luck guys from everyone at Haka Entertainment #JDWelshCup #Seasiders #GreenArmy

Many congratulations to everyone at Aberystwyth Town Football Club but now that you’ve made it this far….you might as well go and win it! Best of luck guys from everyone at Haka Entertainment #JDWelshCup #Seasiders #GreenArmy

Posted by Haka Entertainment on Thursday, 3 May 2018

All the best from Alana!

03 May 2018

Lovely message from Alana in support of the Green Army!

Alana Spencer Good Luck Message

Fantastic to receive this lovely message from #Seasider fan Alana Spencer ahead of Sunday's #JDWelshCup Final. The support this week has been superb, please do keep it up #GreenArmy

Posted by Aberystwyth Town Football Club on Thursday, 3 May 2018

The Rev!

02 May 2018

So a few weeks about we announced our support for and partnership with The Haven + London, as one of our chosen charities for 2018.

This is a charity that is very close to our hearts and does amazing work that changes and often saves lives and so we were thrilled when the inspirational Rev Peterson said he’d come up to Hakoustic XL to tell us a bit more about this wonderful charity and here’s a video of him from the night.

For more information about the Haven + London please get in touch or you can visit their website: http://thehavenlondon.com/

So a few weeks about we announced our support for and partnership with The Haven + London, as one of our chosen charities for 2018.This is a charity that is very close to our hearts and does amazing work that changes and often saves lives and so we were thrilled when the inspirational Rev Peterson said he'd come up to Hakoustic XL to tell us a bit more about this wonderful charity and here's a video of him from the night.For more information about the Haven + London please get in touch or you can visit their website: http://thehavenlondon.com/

Posted by Haka Entertainment on Wednesday, 2 May 2018

C’mon Aber!

02 May 2018

Ok so this is Huw with a different hat on (literally) but we’re right behind our home town club this weekend and watch out for our own video from Kedma tomorrow from a rather exciting location!

 

Best of luck to Aberystwyth Town Football Club in Sunday’s Welsh Cup Final from everyone at the EGO! #JDWelshCup #Seasiders #GreenArmy

Posted by Aberystwyth Ego on Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Sorela sellout!

30 Apr 2018

So after an amazing night at Hakoustic XL it’s time to promote our next event which is “An evening with Sorela”. The ‘problem’ is, it’s already sold out!!!

Hopefully this will be the first of many collaborations with the amazing @NanteosMansion so watch this space for details of future events.

Praise indeed!

27 Apr 2018

World class praise from a world class venue.

Thanks for everything Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Oh what a night!

26 Apr 2018

Oh what a night!

To have over 100 people turn up to see our amazing acts on a Wednesday night was so humbling and we hope everyone enjoyed the evening as much as we did.

Thanks to everyone who made it possible and we’ll post details of our next event very soon.

H&K

Hakoustic XL soundcheck!

25 Apr 2018

Kedma and Dominic sound checking for tonight.

Major goosebumps (and they’ve given us a smoke machine!)

Gwion and Anin on the AC stage!

25 Apr 2018

This could get emotional!

Gwion and Anin practicing a very special collaboration exclusively for tonight…

The Voice auditions!

23 Apr 2018

Proud of everyone who performed at our private showcase in Bar 46 with The Voice UK today.

Here’s a pic of the fabulous John Harrington smashing a bit of Dean Martin #aintthatakickinthehead

Best of luck everyone!

Lovely Laszlo!

17 Apr 2018

So we have a new act on our website…..and he’s already got two gigs this weekend!

Laszlo will be performing at Bar 46 from 7pm on Saturday and wil then be in Y Bañera from 9pm until late.

Laszlo prides himself in being able to perform a variety of styles for any occassion so whether you get to watch him once or twice on Saturday, just make sure you watch him!

For more information about Laszlo please visit his profile by clicking on the following link:

New partnership!

10 Apr 2018

We are delighted to announce our support for and partnership with The Haven + London, as one of our chosen charities for 2018.

This is a charity that is very close to our hearts and does amazing work that changes and often saves lives. The Haven + London is a community of creatives united by the shared experiences of the brokenness, pain and power of the creative life.

Led by the inspirational Rev Peterson, the charity provides targeted services and resources to meet the unique challenges and needs facing people working in the creative industries.

“The need for our work grows daily. There are so many creatives suffering emotionally and living with dehabilitating conditions, addictions and disorders as a result. Without partners like Haka Entertainment we couldn’t do what we do to help them. We’re so excited to be working with Haka to make the world a better place for the creatives who make the world a better place for everyone else.” Rev Peterson, CEO The Haven + London

We’re also very thrilled and honoured that “The Rev” will be joining us at Hakoustic XL on the 25th April.

For more information about the Haven + London please get in touch or you can visit their website: http://thehavenlondon.com/

Alana and Amber!

06 Apr 2018

Alana visiting the lovely Amber, her Ceredigion ambassador, at a recent event in her home town of Aberystwyth. Those cakes look amazing!

Lovely surprise on Penglais Hill!

04 Apr 2018

What a nice surprise to see our (not so) little poster at the entrance to Aberystwyth Arts Centre this afternoon.

Thanks so much to all the AAC team – when we think about some of the names that have graced this spot we’re really honoured and can’t wait for the 25th April!

Stunning Sorela!

04 Apr 2018

Here’s the stunning poster that @Nanteosmansion have prepared in readiness for our event with them on the 24th May but guess what……we can literally count on one hand the number of tickets left!!!

Dylan Ebenezer joins the Haka family!

03 Apr 2018

Big news at Haka HQ this morning…..one of the best known faces of Welsh television is now on our website!

Dylan Ebenezer has over twenty years of presenting and hosting experience behind him and we’re thrilled that he’s joined the Haka family.

For more information about Dylan or to book him for your next event, please visit his profile page by clicking on the link below:

Magnificent Mared!

02 Apr 2018

Very proud of our sublimely talented act Mared Emyr – scholarship winner at the Wales Harp Festival!

For more info about Mared or to book her for your next event, please click on the link to her profile below:

http://hakaentertainment.co.uk/acts/mared-emyr/

Eddy in action!

31 Mar 2018

Always great to catch up with our acts doing what they do best.

Here’s Eddy tonight with several hundred people in the palm of his hands!

Check out his profile for more info:

http://hakaentertainment.co.uk/acts/eddy/

 

 

Kedma and cocktails!

31 Mar 2018

Always lovely to get to watch our very own Kedma performing  – this time to a lovely crowd at Y Bañera in Aberystwyth.

Check out Kedma’s profile at the following link:

Kedma

#cocktailsandkedma

Tickets now available for Hakoustic XL on 25th April!

20 Mar 2018

Tickets to Hakoustic XL on the 25th April, are now available at Aberystwyth Arts Centre!

Here’s the link which gives you a bit more information about the event, confirmation of the amazing line-up and where you can book tickets:

https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/music/hakoustic-xl

Looking forward to seeing some of you there!

H&K.xx

Alana Spencer joins the Haka family!

19 Mar 2018

We’re over the moon to announce that the latest act to come onto our website is none other than the winner of the Apprentice 2016 and owner of Ridiculously Rich, Alana Spencer!

Apart from being such an established TV star and businesswoman, Alana hails from the same Welsh town as us and so we really think this is the first step of a very exciting journey.

Huw & Kedma.xx

For more information or to make an enquiry about booking Alana for your next function, simply click on the following link:

http://hakaentertainment.co.uk/acts/alana-spencer/

Hakoustic – Aberystwyth Arts Centre – 26 January 2018

28 Jan 2018

Aberystwyth based HAKA Entertainment are delighted to present, in collaboration with Aberystwyth Arts Centre, a night of quality acoustic entertainment on Friday 26 January. As well as performances from Three Legg’d Mare, Sorela, Gwi Jones and Kedma, the evening will include guest performances from other artists such as acclaimed singer/ songwriter Anin Rose. The evening will be an intimate celebration of acoustic music whilst at the same time being an opportunity for HAKA owners Huw Bates and Kedma Macias, to introduce this exciting new project to their home town.

Tickets are available from the Arts Centre Box Office on 01970 62 32 32 or online at www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk

HAKA Entertainment are proud members of The Entertainment Agents' Association(Great Britain)