OWEN PALLETT | LIVE REVIEW Portland House, Cardiff Bay, Wed 3 June It was always going to be a bit of a struggle for a newly-opened venue such as Portland House to get a crowd to fill its 700-person capacity and thus it proved to be true, despite the presence of one of the world’s […]
10 international Circus Artists, Riggers and Musicians fly above you on Hoops, Poles, Ironing boards and Drumkits... FLOWN is a vibrant, poingnant and suprising show that mixes comedy and chaos with bold physicality and an eclectic live soundscape.
THE LADYBOYS OF BANGKOK | STAGE REVIEW The Sabai Pavilion, Cardiff Bay, Thurs 4 June Since their first appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe back in 1998, The Ladyboys of Bangkok have steadily grown a loyal fan base. This year, they are back with their new cabaret spectacular, Beauty And The Beats, featuring all the […]
MANIC STREET PREACHERS | LIVE REVIEW Cardiff Castle, Fri 5 June Blackwood’s finest have played pretty much all of the Welsh capital’s venues, but only one remains that hasn’t experienced their blood and thunder – the spectacular surroundings of Cardiff Castle. Until tonight. The buzz engulfing the gig was huge in the run-up to […]
Find out what’s on in South Wales this week Fancy something different? The Whole Earth Man V Horse Marathon (Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, Sat 13 June, race starts 11am. Admission: Free) is certainly that: runners and horses will take on a 22-mile course in the hope of winning the £1000 prize. And yes, horses have been […]
RAILROAD BILL | INTERVIEW Noel Gardner talks to Dan Nichols of the band Railroad Bill, who have been Cardiff scene favourites since the mid-80s and have a brand new album, launched in their home city this Friday. You describe yourself as Britain’s longest running skiffle group. How easy is this fact to verify, […]
STREET FOOD CIRCUS | FOOD REVIEW Old Stable Yard, John St, Cardiff. www.streetfoodcircus.co.uk As the summer blossoms and the sun (sometimes) shines, Street Food Cardiff has moved outside to its circus-loving new site. Tucked slightly behind NoFit State Circus’ building on John Street, but signposted with a bright and colourful entrance, […]
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TELEGRAM | LIVE REVIEW Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Sat 30th May Gaining popularity during their time supporting bands like Temples, Childhood and Palma Violets, as well as recording a BBC 6Music session, Telegram seem to have fallen into the whole East London garage psych scene along which also houses acts like Toy and Charlie […]
AN EVENING WITH DAVID SEDARIS | LIVE REVIEW St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Mon 1 June The atmosphere in the foyer at St David’s Hall prior to this show is one of gentle anticipation. The punters are casually milling around, laughing and joking with friends and strangers alike and having a thoroughly pleasant time. Over the […]