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BILLY BRAGG + SEÁN MCGOWAN | LIVE REVIEW

BILLY BRAGG + SEÁN MCGOWAN | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Sun 19 Nov Seán McGowan is not a man to be ignored.  Loudly introducing himself in a thick estuary accent, he firmly grabs the attention of a steadily filling room and holds it for the next half an hour. He rips through songs from […]

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AFRO-CELT SOUND SYSTEM: JOHNNIE KALSI | INTERVIEW

AFRO-CELT SOUND SYSTEM: JOHNNIE KALSI | INTERVIEW

2016 was a big year for Afro-Celt Sound System. Their 20th anniversary was marked by a first album in ten years, The Source. Speaking with Johnnie Kalsi, one of the founding members, we ask what the title means for a band with such diverse influences? “The Source was a new beginning to a new era with […]

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COMMUNITY MUSIC WALES – 25TH ANNIVERSARY | PREVIEW

COMMUNITY MUSIC WALES – 25TH ANNIVERSARY | PREVIEW

Community Music Wales, Wales’ leading music charity, are celebrating their 25th anniversary with a concert at the Tramshed. The concert will show off work from community musical groups as well as named performers, whilst highlighting the important work Community Music Wales has done for the empowerment of disadvantaged groups in music. The night will include […]

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WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD | BOOK FEATURE

WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD | BOOK FEATURE

In setting this year’s Wales Book of the Year Award in Cardiff’s Tramshed, Literature Wales have picked the perfect venue to remind us of the great tradition and continued relevance of writing in Wales. There are plenty of awards up for grabs for the best of today’s modern Welsh writers in English and in Welsh. […]

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GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB | LIVE REVIEW

GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Sat 28 Oct Without a doubt one of the liveliest bands I’ve ever seen perform, after seeing festival veterans Gentleman’s Dub Club at Glastonbury this summer, I knew what was to be expected. Distanced from the carelessness you have at a festival, some clearly made sure […]

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W.A.S.P | LIVE REVIEW

W.A.S.P | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Tue 24 Oct Re-Idolized is the name of the tour and glam-shock rockers W.A.S.P are back in town to play 1992’s The Crimson Idol, complete with conceptual film, in its entirety. Now I remember the original tour for this album coming to St David’s Hall, such was their […]

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KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD | LIVE PREVIEW

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD | LIVE PREVIEW Tramshed, Cardiff, Tue 31 Oct Back in the UK once again, with his eighth studio album ready to be given an airing on a Cardiff stage, Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s long career has seen him nominated for five Grammys and honoured with his own signature Stratocaster by Fender. When I spoke […]

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THE AMAZONS | LIVE REVIEW

THE AMAZONS | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Mon 9 Oct Whilst most of Cardiff were sat on their sofas, in the pub or indeed in the nearby Cardiff City Stadium, glued to the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ireland, a smaller number were tucked away in the Tramshed, awaiting The Amazons’ arrival onstage. Relatively […]

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INTO THE ARK | LIVE REVIEW

INTO THE ARK | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Sat 21 Oct   Blackwood duo Taylor and Dane, aka Into The Ark, headline Cardiff’s Tramshed after selling out their show at The Globe in June. Their night here forms part of an autumn headlining tour, after recently supporting their mentor on The Voice, Tom Jones, on […]

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PEACE / IDLES / SEAZOO / CHROMA | LIVE REVIEW

PEACE / IDLES / SEAZOO / CHROMA | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Fri 20 Oct The band kicking off this Swn Festival night was Pontypridd rock trio Chroma. High energy and lots of noise got the crowd warmed up and, despite the sound quality being quite poor throughout their set, managed to maintain their […]

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