Month: July 2017

WOLF ALICE for Pontypridd.

by Rob Jons  ALMOST THREE YEARS AGO A BRILLIANT NEW BAND, WOLF ALICE EMERGED FROM SWN FESTIVAL AS ONE OF THE YEAR’S HIGHLIGHTS. NOW ONE OF THE UK’S MOST EXCITING ACTS KINDLY RETURN TO WALES FOR AN INTIMATE SHOW IN PONTYPRIDD. [TICKETS ONSALE 10.00am TODAY // FRIDAY 28th...

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New help for parents to give Every Child in Wales the best possible start.

A new Public Health Wales programme, Every Child Wales, is being launched today (24 July) to improve the health and wellbeing of children, as new survey results reveal that parents do not always recognise when their child is overweight. In the survey, just 4 per cent of parents with children aged 4 to 5 described their child as being overweight for their age and height.  However, the 2015/16 Child Measurement Programme results show that just over a quarter (26 per cent) of children aged 4 to 5 are overweight or obese in Wales. Every Child Wales, which was launched at Gibbonsdown...

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Rappers Delight for Cardiff.

by Rob Jones The Sugarhill Gang sprung forth from New Jersey, USA in 1979. Its members include Master Gee, Wonder Mike and Big Bank Hank  who united to mix hip-hop, rap and old school vibes. Their anthemic 12″ Rapper’s Delight masterpiece took the beat from the heart of Chic’s epic Good Times and swathed it in entertaining and never to be forgotten lyrics that offered the poetical observations of the trio. Other cult singles followed such as Apache and 8th Wonder but that barnstorming 15 minute masterpiece that paved the way for a generation offers cult status and The Sugarhill Gang are leading proceedings at the Depot in the Park Festival at the SSE Swalec...

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AMERICAN ROAD TRIP.

Released on 4th August 2017 Universal Music On Demand  Order here Bon Jovi, Fleetwood Mac, Tina Turner, Journey, Heart, Mr. Mister, ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Cars, Tina Turner, Allman Brothers Band and many more. A 60 TRACK JOURNEY THROUGH THE HEART OF AMERICA  THIS ALBUM WILL TRANSFORM YOUR CORSA INTO A CORVETTE… AND YOUR TRANSIT INTO A TRANS AM! American Road Trip is a full-throttle, retro-rock journey through the heart of America. Running hot across 3 CDs, this 60-track album features the biggest rock anthems of all time. There are feel-good, hands-in-the-air rock classics such as Bon Jovi ‘Livin’...

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TOM ROBINSON.

ANNOUNCES “2-4-6-8 MOTORWAY” 40th ANNIVERSARY SHOWS THIS OCTOBER To mark the 40th anniversary of 2-4-6-8 Motorway in October 2017, TOM ROBINSON pays tribute to the original Tom Robinson Band by performing his entire ‘Power In The Darkness’ album at select venues across the country.  Taking in 15 dates in total, the tour will also see Tom back at London’s legendary 100 Club for a 3 night residency with a classic four piece lineup. His incendiary live quartet features Faithless drummer Andy Treacey, Richard Ashcroft guitarist Adam Phillips and keyboard virtuoso Jim Simmons plus Tom himself on bass and lead vocals. Full dates listed below. Born in Cambridge in 1950, Tom Robinson first became known...

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