Event Rater Q&A with Caryl Parry Jones

Caryl Parry Jones (Instagram: carylparryjones) is a singer, composer, actress, television presenter and vocal coach. She has starred in a number of S4C programmes such as Ibiza, Ibiza in 1986 and more recently her own sketch show / comedy series ‘Caryl’ and ‘Caryl a’r lleill’ in 2013, 2014 a 2015.


Caryl tells us about her event interests:

Q: What types of events do you usually attend?

A: I enjoy all types of concerts and gigs and rugby (Welsh International and Cardiff Blues).


Q: What is the best artist/group you have ever seen live?

A: James Taylor is my hero and I have seen him a number of times. Last year I had the privilege of seeing Billy Joel in Wembley. It was one of the best concerts I have ever seen.


Q: Who are your favourite stand-up comedians?

A: Louis CK and Michael McIntyre.


Q: Which sports do you enjoy seeing live?

A: Rugby.


Q: What is your favourite venue?

A: The National Stadium (Principality) and the Wales Millennium Centre.


Q: What type of theatre events do you usually attend? (e.g. drama, musicals, opera) / Which show is your all-time favourite production? 

A: Usually musicals. I have enjoyed Hairspray the most.


Q: Who would be your three dream headline acts to perform at a festival?

A: James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt and Billy Joel.


Q: Are there any events/artists that you would like to see that you haven't yet seen?

A: Linda Ronstadt, but she has retired due to ill health. The final at Wimbledon.