475 posts about Wales on this blog
Friday 19 March 2010, 11:56
It's been a sad week for music-lovers: John Sicolo, Micky Jones, Alex Chilton, Charlie Gillett, Mark Linkous - all passing away within days of each other. The mood has been sombre. None of these men were friends, but the music they either made or encouraged was. Their legacies live on, of course, but...
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...
Wednesday 10 March 2010, 11:13
Wednesday 10 March 2010, 09:35
This week's show features superlative live recordings from our gig in Bangor last Saturday evening.
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.
Thursday 4 March 2010, 10:02Wales Music Day from the Evening Show show on Radio Wales.
Wednesday 3 March 2010, 10:20reported that Pontypridd's Lostprophets will be playing at radio 1's Big Weekend festival in Bangor.
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...
Tuesday 2 March 2010, 10:48
Gwyl Gobaith / Festival of Hope 2010 has announced its line-up of artists performing at the event which runs from 25-27 June and is held at Deeside's College's Northop campus.
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...
Tuesday 2 March 2010, 09:13
Monday 1 March 2010, 18:19
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