The Fringe

Huw Stephens

I weld y tudalennau hyn yn Cymraeg, cliciwch yma

What's happening?

Radio 1 will be showcasing bands from North Wales as part of Radio 1's Big Weekend - The Fringe Festival.

The Fringe will celebrate the local music scene, from guitar bands through to bedroom DJs, MCs and everything in between.

An amazing line-up of artists have been selected by the Fringe Festival panel. The panel is made up of Radio 1 DJs Huw Stephens and Bethan Elfyn, Adam Walton, BBC Radio Wales Lisa Gwilym, BBC Radio Cymru and Radio 1 producers.

All the DJ's on the Fringe panel are part of the BBC Introducing network; BBC Introducing supports unsigned, undiscovered and under the radar artists across the UK.

For more details check out bbc.co.uk/music/introducing

All the gigs are free!

Monday 17 May - Central Station, Wrexham


Read Bethan Elfyn's review of the gig!




Tuesday 18 May - Speakers Corner, Colwyn Bay


Read Bethan Elfyn's review of the gig!




Wednesday 19 May - Morgan Lloyd, Caernarfon

VENUE INFORMATION

Morgan Lloyd, 10 Y Maes, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 2NF

You must be 18 years or older to attend.

Time: 1900-2300



Thursday 20 May - Venue 342, Bangor

VENUE INFORMATION

Venue 342, 342 High Street, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 1YA

You must be 18 years or older to attend.

Time: 1900-2300

Venue 342 website



Thursday 20 May - Hendre Hall, Bangor

VENUE INFORMATION

Hendre Hall, Aber Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 3YP

You must be 18 years or older to attend.

Time: 1900-2300

Hendre Hall Website



Thursday 20 May - Greek Taverna, Bangor

VENUE INFORMATION

Greek Taverna, 12-14 Holyhead Road

You must be 18 years or older to attend.

Time: 1900-2300



Thursday 20 May - Rascals Cafe Bar, Bangor

VENUE INFORMATION

Rascals Cafe Bar, 6 Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2EG

Time: 2100-0100

You must be 18 years or older to attend.




Get feedback on your music!

As well as the fringe gigs in the week leading up to Radio 1's Big Weekend, BBC Introducing are also offering some new musicians the opportunity to get some advice and feedback on the music they are making.

So if this is you, read on!

As you know BBC Introducing supports unsigned, undiscovered and under the radar musicians. And as part of Radio 1's Big Weekend Fringe Festival they have set up two great opportunities for new musicians local to the Bangor area.

Demo listening with Radio 1 & Radio Cymru DJs and producers!

On Friday 21 May at Cob Records on Bangor High Street, Huw Stephens and Bethan Elfyn from Radio 1, Adam Walton from Radio Wales and Huw Evans from C2 will be waiting to listen to your demo! You'll get the chance to play them your latest demo, and they will offer your feedback on your track - if it will work for radio, advice on how to get it out there...

You need to sign up at Cob Records directly in advance by either going to the shop or calling them - Cob Records, 320 High Street, Bangor, LL57 1YA - Now fully booked - thanks!



Music Clinic with Kids in Glass Houses

On Friday 21 May at John Williams Music Shop in Bangor, Joel and Philip from Kids In Glass Houses will be in residence. So, if you 're a guitarist or bassist this is your chance to chat with the guys about performing, developing new tracks, techniques... anything you want, really!

You will need to sign up at John Williams Music Shop directly in advance. You can either go into the store or call them - John Williams, 1 Waterloo Road, Bangor, LL57 1DS - 01248 355 622

You will be allocated a 15 minute slot. Slots will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

As you can imagine there is only a very limited number of places available for these opportunities, so do sign up as soon as you can. You'll be able to hear some highlights on Bethan's show on Radio 1

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