127 posts about South Wales on this blog
Tuesday 2 March 2010, 09:39
According to What's On Wales, the ex-Beatle, ex-Wing and solo star will be trawling "through over five decades of material covering his solo work, massive hits from rock band Wings and, of course, the timeless classics...
Friday 26 February 2010, 14:28
So, here we are, a handful of days away from Wales Music Day, BBC Radio Wales' inaugural celebration of Welsh music's contribution to Welsh culture and the economy, on St David's Day 2010.
I had the idea a couple of years ago: a flag day for Welsh music staged by the national station. It would signify...
Friday 26 February 2010, 13:29
Stuart Cable returns to BBC Radio Wales on St David's Day to help celebrate the station's first ever Wales Music Day.
The ex-Stereophonics man will be joining Roy Noble on Monday to chew the fat on all things Welsh music.
Friday 26 February 2010, 11:45
In the run-up to John Cale's performance of his seminal Paris 1919 album at London's Royal Festival Hall, BBC 6Music caught up with the ex-Velvet Underground man.
Tuesday 23 February 2010, 13:04
The skin is pale English rose, the knees are bloodied and bruised, and blood trickles down the shin. In the background there's a delicate floral sheet just covering a quilted eiderdown. There's a fragility to the picture, it's a reminder of the playground, it's a reminder of youth and the past, and it...
Thursday 18 February 2010, 15:05
Haiti Vodou: The Drums Of Haiti will be released on 1 March with 100% of profits going to relief efforts in Haiti.
Thursday 18 February 2010, 13:58Marina And The Diamonds into the bigtime. Here's our track-by-track guide to the sound of The Family Jewels.
Wednesday 17 February 2010, 10:25
The third album by Porthcawl's metal heroes Bullet For My Valentine has been announced with a release date set for 26 April.
Wednesday 17 February 2010, 10:13
Welsh opera star Sir Geraint Evans will be celebrated with the unveiling of a blue plaque at Pontypridd High School this year.
The plaque to the world-famous singer - who was born in Cilfynydd and who died in 1992 - will be unveiled at Pontypridd High School on 14 May.
Tuesday 16 February 2010, 09:10
Tuesday 16 February 2010, 08:10
With the Brit Awards on tonight, and Duffy and Marina And The Diamonds the sole Welsh representatives (Duffy as part of the frankly execrable list of the best 'BRITs Album of 30 Years' which is as nonsensical as its title, and Marina as one of the Critics' Choice nominees), we've been reliving some past...
Monday 15 February 2010, 14:47
Tonight (Monday 15 February) sees a host of Welsh stars performing at a charity concert at Cardiff's St David's Hall in aid of Haiti earthquake victims.
Monday 15 February 2010, 10:22
An "all star line-up" of musicians, golfers and celebrities will appear at a concert to celebrate the start of the Ryder Cup on 29 September.
Thursday 11 February 2010, 13:22
Sometimes they're schmaltzy, sometimes they're silly, sometimes they're deeply affecting, but 'love' songs are the oldest form of pop music.
Tuesday 9 February 2010, 08:56
Monday 8 February 2010, 10:03
Wednesday 27 January 2010, 13:37
A failure to "meet licensing objectives" has meant the cancellation of this year's Square Festival in Ceredigion.
Wednesday 27 January 2010, 11:00
Speaking on their official website, they said, "It is our pleasure to announce that on Friday May 21st we will be playing a headline show at Cardiff University's Solus venue. It's always...
Wednesday 27 January 2010, 09:30The Automatic came into Radio Wales to do an acoustic session for the Evening Show.
Tuesday 26 January 2010, 09:02
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