Getting ready for Radio Wales Music Day 2012

Wednesday 28 March 2012, 10:21

James McLaren James McLaren

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BBC Radio Wales are gearing up for the third annual Wales Music Day this Friday (30 March).

All day we here at BBC Wales Music will be keeping you abreast of the highlights and will be putting up some of the interviews to listen again.

Radio Wales editor Steve Austins said: "BBC Radio Wales Music Day has rapidly established itself as a highlight in the musical calendar in Wales, and there's a real buzz surrounding this year's Music Day. We want to showcase Welsh music, across all genres, through the events we're organising and broadcasting."

Line-up for the day:

9am: Jamie and Louise
From the Barnabas Arts House in Newport, Jamie and Louise kick off Wales Music Day with The Boy Royals (formerly Town), playing and in conversation.

Georgia Ruth

Georgia Ruth

Joining them will be Greta Isaac, Joshua Caole, Cuba Cuba and Georgia Ruth.

2pm: Roy Noble
From Theatr Brycheiniog in Brecon, Roy has a very special performance from BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Rhondda's Sophie Evans.

Jodie Marie

Jodie Marie

Also performing for Roy will be Jodie Marie, while Frank Hennessy will be in conversation.

Cut Ribbons

Cut Ribbons

8pm: Amy Wadge
Coming from The Parrot in Carmarthen, Amy is joined by Cut Ribbons, Trwbador and The Last Republic.

10pm: Chris Needs
Wrapping up the day, Chris is in Maesteg Town Hall with Only Men Aloud and Lucie Jones.

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