Month: January 2017

Get Carter.

by Rob Jones A memory of Gallows on fire at The 2007 Full Ponty Festival will be forever vivid. This set evolved and revolved in a sweaty, jam packed testosterone ridden tent that was several dozen over capacity. The crowd roared forward like a tidal wave before it then swayed and retreated losing some bodies while gaining others at the door before returning replenished! This was not a home for the weak and weary! So what of 2017? Well, Gallows leader Frank Carter-the tattooed terror-has slightly taken his foot off the pedal that he had driven through the floor of...

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BEVERLEY KNIGHT ANNOUNCES UK SUMMER TOUR FOR 2017.

By Rob Jones Singer songwriter and actress Beverley Knight has announced her I ♥ Soulsville UK tour for June 2017. Tickets go on sale 10.00am Friday 27th January and will be available at gigst.rs/Bknight<https://t.co/JeH4HSczSL> Beverley Knight: I ♥ Soulsville Tour 2017 Following the release of last year’s acclaimed Top 10 album Soulsville, singer songwriter and actress Beverley Knight announces a new UK Tour for summer 2017. Following a string of sold out gigs in the spring of 2016, and having completed a 6 month run in the smash hit west end musical The Bodyguard in January, Beverley is taking to the road again in her own right in June 2017. She will play a broad set featuring hits from her stellar career, highlights from the Soulsville album as well as a few customary surprises that fans have come expect from her legendary live shows. Recorded early last year at Royal Studios in Memphis, Soulsville celebrates the music, sounds and legacy of Memphis and was produced by Grammy nominated Justin Stanley (Prince, Beck); it features original material co –written by Knight, alongside a handful of classic Memphis covers. The new tour will see her perform favourite tracks from this latest hit album, including the self-written radio 2 A-listed airplay hit Middle of Love and Knight’s stunning version of the Ann Peebles classic I Can’t Stand The Rain as well as...

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Legend will be Jamming at The Globe.

by   Rob Jones   Legend – A tribute to Bob Marley is a 7 piece band that has an outstanding reputation in the music industry due to their pure dynamic sound and ability to replicate the sounds as claose as can be to the original icon and his comrades. Legend are dedicated to the life and music of the late, great Bob Marley. This illustrious act are led by the charismatic Michael Anton Phillips (Cheesy) and other band members have worked with such reggae greats as The Mighty Diamonds, Dennis Brown, Rankin Roger, The Beat, George and Desmond...

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The Fall head for The Tramshed.

by Rob Jones The Fall return to Cardiif for what has become a treasured event. The Tramshed welcomes the band on Saturday, February 3, 7.30pm. Tickets are from £22 and more details are at seetickets.com However, for a taste of a flavour of The Fall live in Wales here is a review of their last club date in 2015. The Fall arrived at The Globe, Cardiff promoting their acclaimed Sublingual Tablet album which has just been released on the charismatic Cherry Red label. The audience is always on the edge prior to a show from The Fall as otheir...

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Campaign launched to showcase benefits of superfast broadband in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

A new campaign to demonstrate how superfast broadband is changing people’s lives will be launched today (3 January) in Rhondda Cynon Taf. The superfast broadband campaign, run by the Welsh Government, is aiming to promote superfast broadband to Rhondda Cynon Taf residents to demonstrate its benefits and encourage its further use across the county. With the majority of Rhondda Cynon Taf residents now having the ability to access the service, the campaign will showcase how superfast broadband is transforming the way people work, learn and connect with their families and friends. Superfast broadband enables multiple devices to work simultaneously,...

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