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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 »

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: Day Three

Swn Festival: Day Three
October 24, 2010 1 Comment »

Being the venue closest to my home, for the third consecutive day, I kicked off Swn Festival at the Cardiff Arts Institute. After two nights of sparse electro, which provoked much beard stroking and head nodding, Cardiff Arts was having ... Read More »

Swn Festival: Day Two

Swn Festival: Day Two
October 23, 2010 1 Comment »

After kicking off on Thursday evening, there’s a general sense that Swn should really hit its stride as the weekend comes. With a weekend free to do nothing but enjoy the smorgasbord of musical delicacies on offer, people should really ... Read More »

Who to watch at SWN Festival 2010

Who to watch at SWN Festival 2010
September 10, 2010 1 Comment »

With more people coming to SWN festival than ever and the names playing getting less and less known, it’s hard to decide who to watch. Here’s my pick of the first 100 announced Read More »

Feeder to headline Cardiff Big Weekend

May 6, 2010 1 Comment »

This year’s Cardiff Admiral Big Weekend looks set to be a cracker. Now I know this in part because SWN have been invited to curate the Friday night, and I know which bands we’ve asked and who has confirmed. I ... Read More »

Marina and the Diamonds confirms Cardiff show

May 5, 2010 No Comments »

I am delighted that we can bring Marina back for her second Cardiff show of 2010 – and that just over a year on from her playing in Chapter Arts Centre as part of SWN Festival she’ll be headlining the ... Read More »

Indie-underground supergroup RANGDA to play the Norwegian Church

April 15, 2010 No Comments »

SWN presents RANGDA Norwegian Church, Cardiff Bay Weds 2 June 7.30pm Tickets onsale from Thursday 15th April / £6 adv from St David’s Hall 029 2087 8444 / £8 doors (subject to availability) I’ve been close to booking Sir Richard ... Read More »

Extra show added for Tony Da Gatorra vs Gruff Rhys

April 9, 2010 No Comments »

I’m delighted that I’m able to announce that Tony Da Gatorra and Gruff Rhys have added an extra live date to their handful of forthcoming shows. The gig – which will now be the pair’s UK debut – takes place ... Read More »