127 posts about South Wales on this blog
Wednesday 14 April 2010, 11:33Culprit 1 has branched out from his usual electronica with a remix of a compositon by Cardiff's own famed composer John Hardy, performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW).
Monday 12 April 2010, 09:33Record Store Day: a celebration of the independent record shops that were once a common sight on high streets up and down the country, but today are becoming are rarer than those proverbial hens' teeth.
Friday 9 April 2010, 16:22
Back in 2007, Dame Shirley Bassey appeared at a sodden Glastonbury resplendent in a £50,000 Julian MacDonald pink dress and iconic diamanté Wellington boots. Now a portrait of her from that time is on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
(Photograph of Dame Shirley Bassey © Venetia Dearden...
Wednesday 7 April 2010, 14:02
Jeff Hooper, a Newport-based singer who performs his own material and on demos for some of the world's best-known songwriters, is in the spotlight this month thanks to Skoda using his song Bluebird in an advert.
Tuesday 6 April 2010, 10:23
Acute laryngitis has forced Sir Tom Jones to cancel more shows on his current Asian tour.
Tuesday 30 March 2010, 10:57
The album, The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness was recorded and mixed in one massive session with long-time Furries collaborator Kris Jenkins at the helm...
Tuesday 30 March 2010, 10:13
it is reported that filmstar Tom Cruise and his wife Katie Holmes believe that Welsh singer and TV talent show judge Charlotte Church could make it in America.
Thursday 25 March 2010, 13:41
Wednesday 24 March 2010, 09:44
Thursday 18 March 2010, 10:22Stuart Cable gives Radio Wales' Jamie Owen and Louise Elliott a drum lesson.
Monday 15 March 2010, 15:24late John Sicolo give BBC Wales a tour of his venue, the Legendary TJ's in Newport.
Monday 15 March 2010, 11:11
A five day festival planned for June at Pembrey Country Park is causing concern among residents of the area and nature lovers who fear the 20,000 capacity event will disturb the local wildlife and ecology of the country park.
Monday 15 March 2010, 08:13
John Sicolo, founder and owner of TJ's nightclub in Newport, died yesterday at the age of 66. The ebullient, effervescent former Merchant Navy cook had run the venue on Clarence Place since 1971.
Photo courtesy of Leanne Sicolo
Thursday 11 March 2010, 11:37
Man founder member - and the only member to have been in every line-up of the band - Micky Jones, has died today, aged 63.
Music Week reports that the prog rock band's guitarist passed away after a long illness.
Live Music Forum founder Phil Little is quoted by Music Week: "In the early seventies they...
Friday 5 March 2010, 10:15
In a wide-ranging interview with The Western Mail Budgie lead singer Burke Shelley has discussed his band's career highs and lows, the support of the band from Metallica and how they played huge gigs during Poland's political maelstrom of the 1980s.
Thursday 4 March 2010, 11:20
The National Eisteddfod has announced a raft of Welsh stars who will be appearing at the annual celebration of Welsh culture which is being held this year in Ebbw Vale.
Thursday 4 March 2010, 10:47
Thursday 4 March 2010, 10:31
Following the BBC's strategy review on its future, which proposes axing the 6 Music and Asian Network radio stations plus half the corporation's websites, Cerys Matthews has added her voice to the growing calls to save 6 Music, on which she is a presenter.
Tuesday 2 March 2010, 13:41Wales Music Day from the Good Evening Wales show on Radio Wales.
Tuesday 2 March 2010, 11:11
Lucie, along with Kym Marsh, Carol Decker, Penny Smith, Liz McClarnon, Sonique and The Cheeky Girls, will record a version...
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