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Sŵn festival nominated for NME award

Sŵn festival nominated for NME award
January 24, 2013 No Comments »

A Cardiff festival celebrating the best in Welsh music has been nominated for a national award. Sŵn music festival is nominated alongside five other UK festivals in this year’s NME Awards. Held in Cardiff each year, Sŵn uses a number ... Read More »

Live blog: Sŵn Festival 2012

Live blog: Sŵn Festival 2012
October 17, 2012 No Comments »

The most eagerly awaited event in the South Wales music calendar is finally here; Sŵn Festival 2012 begins tomorrow. There are hundreds of gigs, club nights, workshops, seminars and other fringe events happening across Cardiff over the next four days. ... Read More »

Swn Festival survival guide

Swn Festival survival guide
October 17, 2012 3 Comments »

It’s the biggest event in the South Wales music calendar; Swn Festival – now in its sixth year – begins tomorrow. With hundreds of gigs, club nights, workshops, seminars and film screenings taking place across Cardiff over the next four ... Read More »

We Are Cardiff: September round-up

We Are Cardiff: September round-up
October 9, 2012 1 Comment »

We Are Cardiff collects the stories of people living in the Welsh capital – how they came to be here, what they love about the city, and how it has shaped who they are – and combines them with gorgeous ... Read More »

Swn Festival 2011: Charlotte Church plays surprise gig to kick off the fun

October 21, 2011 1 Comment »

Our man Dave Owens was there at the start of this year’s Swn festival – which kicked off in style with a secret gig by Cardiff’s singing superstar Charlotte Church. As hundreds of music fans flocked to the capital to ... Read More »

Opinion: Cardiff’s night time economy needs a plan

Opinion: Cardiff’s night time economy needs a plan
July 11, 2011 No Comments »

As a Cardiff council report calls for a strategy for managing the city’s nightlife, we asked two men who know the city centre and how it works like the back of their hand for their views. John Rostron (pictured above) ... Read More »

Swn Festival adds extra day and first 50 acts announced

Swn Festival adds extra day and first 50 acts announced
June 23, 2011 1 Comment »

Wales’ premier new music festival returns this autumn and it has added an extra day. The Swn Festival, which takes place at venues across Cardiff city centre, will now run for four days and see 200 acts perform. Festival organiser ... Read More »

Cardiff Barfly to re-open as Bogiez rock club

Cardiff Barfly to re-open as Bogiez rock club
January 31, 2011 8 Comments »

One of Cardiff’s most iconic music nights is set to take up home in the former Cardiff Barfly venue in the city centre. Bogiez, run by promoter Tom Martin, has bought the former live music venue on Kingsway. Mr Martin ... Read More »

Top 5 bands you should have seen at Swn

Top 5 bands you should have seen at Swn
October 25, 2010 2 Comments »

It’s difficult to quantify just how much fun I had at this years Swn Festival, but whether you calculated it in great bands watched, brilliant people met or fantastic time had then it comfortably vaulted off the scale on every ... Read More »

Swn Festival 2010: On the web round-up

Swn Festival 2010: On the web round-up
October 25, 2010 2 Comments »

Swn Festival has come to an end for 2010 but it’s been causing a buzz on the web. Here’s our round-up of Swn Festival on the web, so click on and enjoy some Swn action. Cardiff’s Journal of Plastik were ... Read More »