Gospel Runners Meze Lounge, Crookes + Chris Davies 10 Hard Rock Cafe, Cardiff. 9pm. 1pm, free. Info 0870 402000. Nurishment Le Pub, Newport. Abertillery. 8pm, £12.50/£10
Newport. 8pm, £4 adv. Info Feet Tall, Cardiff. 9pm, £6. Info Info 029 2037 3403. Every Live Music Thursdays Hard 8pm. Info 01633 221477. Blues Club members. Info
01633 213161. 029 2022 8883. Wednesday. Rock Cafe, Cardiff. 7pm. Info Oysterband Muni Arts Centre, 01495 355800. Versatile
Aberbargoed Ladies Choir Stand Your Ground Battle Mini Mojo Band + Robert 029 2037 3403. Pontypridd. 7.30pm, £16/£15. American blues guitarist.
Foyer, Wales Millennium Centre, Of The Bands TJ’s, Newport. Cross Live Lounge, Cardiff. Michael Ball Cardiff Info 01443 485934. Upbeat folk Minus Mike + 49 Giraffes
Cardiff Bay. 12.30pm, free. Info 7.30pm, £5. Info 01633 216608. 8.30pm. Info 07830 361915. International Arena. 7pm, from outfit, on the scene for a long Live Lounge, Cardiff. 6.30pm.
0870 402000. Every Monday this month. Every Wednesday this month. £30. Info 029 2022 4488. old time now. Info 07830 361915.
All Time Low Great Hall, Open Mic Night Milkwood Music Club Concert Sir Tom Jones Cardiff Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Cardiff University Students
Jam, Swansea. 7.30pm, free. Aberystwyth Arts Centre. International Arena. 7pm, from The Riverfront, Newport.
Union. 7pm. Info 029 2078
Ben Taylor The Globe, Cardiff.
Info 01792 477577. Every 8pm, £10/£8. Info 01792 £45. Info 029 2022 4488. For the 7.30pm, £7.50-£15. Info 01633
1458. American punk-pop band
7.30pm, £11/£9 adv. Info
Wednesday. 623232. Featuring William record I am very dubious about 656757.
whose name invites zings.
029 2045 2151. Singer-song-
Open Mic Night The Stafford (clarinet) and Hiroaki the idea of knighthoods and in Nearly Dan The Globe,
BBC NOW Brass Sextion
writer presented here by Ruby
Hawaiian, Cardiff. 7pm. Info Takenouchi (piano). this instance also suspect that Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12/£10 adv.
Masterclass Brangwyn Hall,
029 2049 3337. JJSpy presents No Tedium The North Star, people would more likely look Info 029 2045 2151. Steely Dan
Swansea. 10am + 3pm, £8. Info
*Big Naturals + The Death
an open mic night plus live Cardiff. 8pm, free. Info 029 for Tom under ‘T‘, but if he tribute. Allowing me to roll out
01792 635432. There’s a chance
Of Her Money + Spider
bands, jam session, DJs etc, 2062 4050. wants to be called Sir then who my ‘Donald Fakin’ joke-cum-
to rehearse with the band at the
Kitten + Brown Wings +
every Wednesday. Open Mic Night The Gate Arts am I to stand in his way. Sold suggestion again.
Oxjam Launch Party Barfly, Centre, Roath, Cardiff. 8-11pm, out FYI. (Until Sun 11) Octet Drawn From The WNO
Blue Gillespie Buffalo, Cardiff.
Meze Lounge, Newport. 8pm, £4
Cardiff. 7.30pm, £5/£4. Info 029 free. Info 029 2048 3344. Sound Of Guns Barfly, Cardiff. Orchestra Theatr Mwldan,
4-9pm, free. Info 029 2034
adv. Info 01633 213161. Sollid
2039 6589. This has a plethora Open Mic Night The Promised 7.30pm. Info 029 2039 6589. Cardigan. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info
5144. A fella from Torchwood
lineup of metal, doom and noisy
of covers bands playing, includ- Land, Cardiff. 9pm, free. Info The Animals With Mick 01239 621200. A Peter Gould
rocks out with his blues band.
kerfuffle, with a never-before-
ing Shaped By Fate covering 029 2039 8998. Green Pontardawe Arts Centre. Music Trust concert.
Part of the Oktoberfest Guten
heard teamup at the end there.
Queens Of The Stone Age. Oysterband Theatr 8pm, £16/£15. Info 01792 Oysterband Aberystwyth Arts
Tag Sunday Special. They won’t
Lesson No.1 DJs play records at
Oysterband Theatr Mwldan, Brychieniog, Brecon. 7.45pm, 863722. Centre. 8pm, £16. Info 01792
actually be playing from 4-9pm,
Cardigan. 7.30pm, £15/£14. £15. Info 01874 611622. The Healers Café Jazz, 623232.
but some time in that slot.
Capital City Jazz Orchestra
Info 01239 621200. Folk-rock SixOneSeven Live Lounge, Cardiff. 9pm, £5. Info 029 2034 Ox + The Epstein The
Flood Of Red + Wolf Am I
Dempseys, Cardiff. 9pm, £5.
Britishers. Cardiff. 9pm. Info 07830 0591. A Blues Dragon night. Chattery, Swansea. 8pm, £8.
Barfly, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £6. Info
Info 029 2023 9253.
Paul Bollenback & Chris 361915. The Kenny Driscoll Band + Info 01792 473276. Alt.country
029 2039 6589.
Deadstring Brothers The
McNulty With The Dave Slaid Cleaves Muni Arts Barsi & Roberts Live Lounge, type rocking from Canadian
Monophonics Live Lounge,
Chattery, Swansea. 8pm, £8.
Cottle Trio Jazzland, Swansea. Centre, Pontypridd. 8pm, Cardiff. 6.30pm. Info 07830 band Ox. Their album was sent
Cardiff. 9.30pm. Info 07830
Info 01792 473276. Raucous
8pm, £10/£7. Info 07802 £12.50. Info 01443 485934. 361915. to me in an envelope made out
American country rockers.
912789. Americana type who played in The Mick Abrahams Band of an old German LP sleeve – I
Orquesta Buena Vista Social
Fitzwilliam String Quartet
The Return Of The Aberdare in 2005 and is back in British Legion, Whitchurch, liked that. In Newport in two
Club St David’s Hall, Cardiff.
Brangwyn Hall, Swansea.
Orchestra St David’s Hall, the valleys. Cardiff. 8pm, £8/£7 adv. Info days’ time.
7.30pm, £28.50. Info 029 2087
7.30pm, £13. Info 01792 635432.
Cardiff. 7.30pm, £25/£22.50. The Searchers The Riverfront, 029 2062 6015. Formerly of RWCMD Junior Music &
8444. Eleven of the stalwarts of
Part of the Swansea Festival Of
Info 029 2087 8444. ELO Newport. 7.30pm, £16/£14. Info Jethro Tull and Blodwyn Pig, Access Studies Foyer, Wales
this famous Cuban band.
Music & The Arts.
without Jeff Lynne, doing ELO 01633 656757. Abrahams is tempted down to Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.
Play Forte Norwegian Church
Ginge & Cello Boi Live
songs. Traditional Jazz Bands Cardiff for a solo set. 3pm, free. Info 0870 402000.
Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 2pm.
Lounge, Cardiff. 11pm. Info
Underground Heroes + Mumbles Conservative Club, The Slits + Wet Dog Clwb Sherbert Mandao Borough
Info 029 2045 4899. Local dup
07830 361915. Every Tuesday
Ronnie Rude 10 Feet Tall, Swansea. 8.30-11pm. Info 01792 Ifor Bach, Cardiff. 8pm, £12 adv. Blues Club, New Panteg RFC,
play a set as part of the launch
this month. Starts after salsa
Cardiff. 9pm, £5. Info 029 2022 361302. Info 029 2023 2199. Cut by The Pontypool. 7.30pm, £5/£4 mem-
of the exhibition here by Ian
8883. Turning World Café Jazz, Slits is one of the best albums bers. Info 01495 752456.
Evans, which is in the Art
Live Music Night The
*Varsity Drag + The Cardiff. 8pm, £8/£6. Info 029 ever. Reports of the current Sir Tom Jones Cardiff
Promised Land, Cardiff. Free.
Magnificent + Bedford 2034 0591. A Jed Williams band’s prowess 30 years on are International Arena. 7pm, from
*The Nightingales +
Info 029 2039 8998. Courtesy of
Falls Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff. memorial event. a shade mixed, but they are £45. Info 029 2022 4488. (Until
Long Lost Frank Buffalo,
Driftup Records, every Tuesday.
7.30pm, £5. Info 029 2023 2199. Young British Artists Buffalo, legends, legends I tell you. Wet Sun 11)
Cardiff. 9pm, £6. Info 029 2034
Paolo Nutini Wales
This is a great lineup if you Cardiff. 8pm, £3. Info 029 2034 Dog are cool too. Smile Spectacular The Gate,
5144. Woah, nice booking.
Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.
hanker for the days of early 90s 5144. Manchester indie band. Torfaen Jazz Society Cardiff. 7pm, £6. Info 029 2048
Eighties (reformed) post-punk
7.30pm. Info 08700 402000. See
melodic punk and alt-rock and Bloody daft name if you ask me. Sebastopol Social Club, 3344. I think this is the name
Midlanders play what for all I
Music. Sold out.
suchlike. Varsity Drag is the cur- Pontypool. 8.30-11pm. Info of the night, rather than a
know may be their first ever
Telekinesis + The Rosebuds
rent band of Ben Deily who was
01495 762504. band, but it’s not 100% clear.
Buffalo, Cardiff. 8pm, £6. Info
in The Lemonheads.
Contemporary Guitarist La
Touchfinder + Aggi Thomas Driftup Records are presenting
The Richard Williams
029 2034 5144. Loose present
Workshop And Open Mic
Tasca, Cardiff. 7-10pm. Info 029
+ Nucleus Milkwood Jam, it, anyway.
Singers Foyer, Wales
two American indie bands on
Jam Session Clwb Y Bont,
Swansea. 7.30pm, £4. Info Sonic Boom Six + The
Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.
the fine old Merge label.
Pontypridd. 7.30pm, £2. Info
David Adams Royal Welsh
01792 477577. Skints + Johnny Action
2.45pm, free. Info 0870 402000.
The Dick Williams Six Café
01443 491424. Every first
College Of Music & Drama,
Trespassers William + Finger + Detached Queens
Pre-La Traviata performance.
Jazz, Cardiff. 8pm, £4/£3.50.
Wednesday of the month.
Cardiff. 1.05pm, £6/£5. Info
Glissando Clwb Ifor Bach, Hall, Narberth. 7.30pm, £10.
The Weekend Cure The North
Info 029 2034 0591. 029 2039 1391. Also features a
Cardiff. 7.30pm, £6. Info 029 Info 01834 861212.
Star, Cardiff. 8-11pm, free. Info
Under 18s Rock Night TJ’s, thursday 8 masterclass at 2.30pm.
2023 2199. Indie bands packing Soweto Gospel Choir Grand
029 2062 4050. Every Sunday.
Newport. 7.30pm, £3. Info Brassjaw Dempseys, Cardiff. Eric Maddern Dylan Thomas
portentous gloom, presented Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm,
Acoustic sets from local artists.
01633 216608. 8pm, £5. Info 029 2023 9253. Centre, Swansea. 7pm, £6/£4.
by Loose. £16.50-£22.50. Info 01792
Wishbone Ash Sin City,
White Belt Yellow Tag Barfly, Cara Dillon Aberystwyth Arts Info 01792 463980. Storyteller
You Were Made For Me 475715.
Swansea. 7.30pm, £16/£15 adv.
Cardiff. 7.30pm, £6. Info 029 Centre. 7.30pm, £8.50-£10. Info and musician.
Blackwood Miners’ Institute. Thommas Denver Jonsson
Info 01792 468892.
2039 6589. 01792 623232. Irish singer- Frequency Cardiff Arms,
7.30pm, £16/£15 adv. Info 01495 Le Pub, Newport. 8pm, free.
songwriter. Hirwaun, Aberdare. 9pm, free.
227206. Live theatre meets live Info 01633 221477. A Gathered
Danielle Nicholls The Globe, Info 01685 380096.
music from The Dreamers and In Song show.
Billy Walton The Globe,
Acoustic Night Desperados,
Cardiff. 7.30pm. Info 029 From The Jam + Ed Tudor-
The Temple Brothers.
Cardiff. 7.30pm, £11/£9 adv.
Caerleon. 7pm, free. Info 01633
2045 2151. Grown Up Records Pole Escape, Swansea. 7.30pm, sunday 11
Info 029 2045 2151.
264144. Fortnightly event.
showcase featuring local singer- £20. Info 01792 474857. Twenty saturday 10 An Evening With Cleo Lane,
Famine + Crossbreaker Le
Cal Newman Café Jazz,
songwriter. Someone in here quid? Good luck with that. In Acoustic Zeppelin + John Dankworth & Friends
Pub, Newport. 8pm. Info 01633
Cardiff. 8pm, free. Info 029
compared one of her songs Cardiff tomorrow. Lazarus Carpenter + Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea.
221477. Crossbreaker are a
to the music from the Hovis *Insect Warfare + Jonathan Edwards Milkwood 7.30pm, £20/£15 under 25s.
hardcore band and I assume
Eric Roberson Soda Bar,
adverts. Desecration + Atomck Jam, Swansea. 7.30pm, £5. Info Info 01792 602060. UK jazz
Famine are also.
Cardiff. £20. Info 07960 788100.
Dan Michaelson & The Buffalo, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £5. 01792 477577. veterans. Part of the Swansea
Honey Fungus Live Lounge,
Presented by Radio Cardiff. We
Coastguards Clwb Ifor Bach, Info 029 2034 5144. Lesson BBC NOW Brangwyn Hall, Festival Of Music & The Arts.
Cardiff. 9.30pm. Info 07830
did a boxout on this last month,
Cardiff. 7.30pm, £5. Info 029 No.1 present some incredible Swansea. 7.30pm, £11-£18. Info *Burnt By The Sun +
cos it’s early in the month,
2023 2199. grindcore hyperspeed craziness. 01792 635432. Francois Xaver- Chapters Barfly, Cardiff.
Jazz Attic Café Jazz, Cardiff.
David Nash La Tasca, Cardiff. Headliners are from Texas Roth conducts a bill of Berlioz, 7.30pm, £7. Info 029 2039 6589.
8pm, £2. Info 029 2034 0591.
First Wednesday The
8.30-10.30pm. Info 029 2023 and this is 100% deffo yer last Hoddinott, Debussy and Saint- Highly rated metalcore/grind/
Weekly session offering the
Riverfront, Newport. 1pm,
0087. chance to see them. Saens. Part of the Swansea tech/whatever band from the
chance for budding musicians
£4.50/£4. Info 01633 656757.
Fanfarlo + First Aid Kit Jehst + Mical Parkinsun + Festival Of Music & The Arts. US, not heard from much since
to sit in with the house trio.
Foreign Beggars + Beatbox
Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff. 7.30pm, Jazz T Monkey Bar, Swansea. Gala Concert Theatr Elli, the early 00s, make a surprise
Llwybr Llaethog The Rocking
Fozzy + Ruffstylz +
£6.50. Info 029 2023 2199. Indie 9pm, £6. Info 01792 480822. Llanelli. 7pm, £9/£5 kids. Info showing in Cardiff. One of five
Chair, Cardiff. 8.30-11.30pm.
Metabeats + Mudmowth +
bands presented by Swn. Presented by Shout Out Loud, 0845 2263510. Fundraising UK dates I believe.
Info 029 2064 4150. Launch
Sore Thumbz Meze Lounge,
Glass Diamond + Them this is a strong bill of UK hip- concert on behalf of Llanelli Glass Leaves + Tempus
party for LL-LL’s new album,
Newport. 8pm, £7 adv. Info
Squirrels + Cajita Meze hop and also features DJ sets Choral Society. Fugit + Gutter Star +
which is favourably reviewed in
01633 213161. UK hip-hop (all
Lounge, Newport. 8pm, £5 from Kaptin and Jaffa. From The Jam St David’s Left To Bees Milkwood Jam,
this very issue. I assume they’re
Welsh aside from the headliners
adv. Info 01633 213161. Bands Live Jazz Evenings Outside Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £20. Info Swansea. 7.30pm, £3. Info
doing a live set but don’t know
in fact) bill. Also features DJ
playing before dubstep big dog Mocka & Zync, Mill Lane, 029 2087 8444. 01792 477577.
Caspa, who is listed in Clubs. Cardiff. Free. Info 029 2034 Graveyard Johnnys + Lunchtime Concert: Early
London Handel Players
Kit Downes Trio Dempseys,
Joan Baez St David’s Hall, 5189. Miniscule Hey + Joy Of Music National Museum &
Brangwyn Hall, Swansea.
Cardiff. 8pm, £5. Info 029 2023
Cardiff. 7.30pm, £37.50. Info Live Music The Ship Inn, Sex + The Brownies Meze Gallery, Cardiff. 1pm, free.
7.30pm, £12-£16. Info 01792
029 2087 8444. Barry. 8pm, free. Info 01446 Lounge, Newport. 8pm, £4 adv. Info 029 2039 7951. Featuring
429709. Dame Emma Kirkby’s
Mabon The Globe, Cardiff.
Jazz Night La Brasserie, 729060. Info 01633 213161. students from the Historic
interpretations of Handel and
7.30pm. Info 029 2045 2151.
Cardiff. 7.30pm. Info 029 2023 Mabon Theatr Mwldan, *John Cooper Clarke Performance Department of the
Haydn. Part of the Swansea
First Welsh date of five this
4134. Cardigan. 7.30pm. Info 01239 + Frank Sidebottom + Royal Welsh College Of Music
Festival Of Music & The Arts.
month for folk duo.
Jimjam Open Mic Session 621200. Gindrinker Barfly, Cardiff. And Drama.
People In Planes + The
Man Parc Hall, Cwmparc,
The Claude Hotel, Albany Road, Maybeshewill + 7.30pm, £15/£14. Info 029 2039 Race Horses + Tiger Please
Last Republic Sin City,
Rhondda. 7.30pm, £10. Info
Cardiff. 9pm, free. Info 029 Cats&Cats&Cats + The 6589. Mirthsome music-meets- + Jen Jeniro Clwb Ifor Bach,
Swansea. 7.30pm, £5. Info
01443 776920. Welsh proggers.
2041 8741. Muscle Club + Cat Matador spoken word with a Northern Cardiff. 5pm, £8. Info 029 2023
Mike Jones Acoustic Night
Live Music Now Foyer, Wales Meze Lounge, Newport. 8pm, £4 bias. 2199. An Oxjam gig. The Vinyl
Screaming Lights + The Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. adv. Info 01633 213161. Little Toby Walker The Met, Vendettas DJ also.
(Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay, Thurs 12) PAMA INTERNATIONAL (The Globe, Cardiff, Fri 13) THE HOLLOWAYS (Barfly, Sat 14; TJ’s, Newport, Sun 15) BIFFY CLYRO + MANCHESTER ORC HESTRA
(Cardiff University, Sun 15) MARTYN JOSEPH (Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan, Thurs 19; WMC, Sun 13 Dec) VV BROWN (Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Thurs 19) MR SCRUFF (Cardiff Uni, Fri 20) MICHAEL MCINTYRE
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