Month: April 2014

Chameleons Vox + Support.

@ The Globe, Cardiff Tuesday 20th May // 7.30pm £15 adv.stbf // Standing / 14+ Online Tickets: fatsoma // seetickets // ents24 // ticketline // gigantic Paper Tickets: Spillers Records // Mojo King // Diverse Music // Bristol Ticket Shop The lastest incarnation of revered post-punk band The Chameleons, Chameleon’s Vox, announce a live show at The Globe, where they will play the seminal album Script Of The Bridge in its entirety! Originally formed in Manchester in 1981, The Chameleon’s were arguably one the most widely infleuntial guitar bands of their era. Original vocalist, bassist and principal songwriter Mark Burgess along with guitarists Neil Dwerryhouse and Chris Oliver now present the most powerful Chameleons line-up ever. 2013 saw them play some of the most vibrant and exciting sets in the band’s history, with sold out shows across Spain, France, Holland, Germany, Italy and the UK. Ahead of what promises to be another rip-roaring live tour, Chameleon’s Vox have just finished recording their new album Eden & The End Of The World, which is due for release  sometime later this year. This gig is just weeks away. Get your tickets to Chameleon’s Vox perform their brilliant Script Under The Bridge now!...

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Pupils are bowled over by new cricket club.

Pupils at a South Wales primary school are bowled over by a new after-school cricket club, set up as part of a £250,000 Wales-wide programme to grow the game. Cricket Wales answered the call from New Inn Primary School, Pontypool, who were keen to reintroduce cricket after several years’ absence. Lee Herring, Cricket Wales community coach for Torfaen and North Monmouthshire, stepped in and ran taster sessions, leading to an after-school club run by a member of staff and involving some 20 pupils. The Community Coach Programme is a £250,000 annual programme supported by the Cricket Foundation’s Chance to...

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The Globe Proudly Presents… Hue & Cry The ‘Remote Stripped’ Tour + Support @ The Globe, Cardiff.

Saturday 17th May // 7.30pm £17.50 adv.stbf // Standing / 14+ Online Tickets: fatsoma // seetickets // ticketline Paper Tickets: Spillers Records // Mojo King // Diverse Music // Bristol Ticket Shop Scottish sophisti-pop duo Hue & Cry announce their exclusive Welsh date at The Globe on their forthcoming ‘Remote Stripped’ Tour! In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of platinum selling albums Remote and Bitter Suite, Hue & Cry will be bringing a stripped back acoustic show, celebrating these seminal releases. Expect to hear your favourites from both these albums, and of course some surprises along the way! Brothers Pat and Greg Kane from Glasgow, whose compositions and performances took the best of American jazz and soul and made it hip and trendy, have supported everyone from Madonna and U2 to Ray Charles and James Brown. Setting the charts alight with a string of hit singles and albums in the late 1980s, their acclaimed Labour of Love reached no.6, whilst Looking For Linda and Violently (Your Words Hit Me) reached no.15 and no.21 respectively. There isn’t long left till this show, so get your tickets now to avoid...

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Penetration make their mark.

The VIP list of Siouxsie Sioux, Poly Styrene, Ari Up and Pauline Murray fronted the feminine furore of 70’s UK punk rock. Murray led County Durham act Penetration and their incendiary input had the wings of punk spreading out from the urban sprawl of London. The albums Moving Targets and Coming up for Air, several soaring singles plus a stage stomp made Penetration a powerful, productive and progressive act between 1976 and a 1979 split. So what’s going On in 2014? Is it just Nostalgia? Can it be said about Pauline that She is the Slave to the past?...

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