Top 5 1970s Chart Stars Playing South Wales in 2017

Fans of 1970s music can relive the heady days of pop, disco and art and space rock as five chart acts of the decade visit South Wales in 2017. Andy Howells checks them out.

Billy OceanBilly Ocean

Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean whose career kicked off in the 1970s with Love Really Hurts Without You, plays Cardiff’s St David’s Hall as part of a 2017 tour where he will perform his greatest hits. Catch Billy Ocean at Cardiff’s St David’s Hall on April 23, 2017. Visit



Space Rock Legends Hawkwind bring their psychedelic stage show to Newport Neon on March 18. Hawkwind who feature founder member, Dave Brock, achieved their biggest commercial success in 1971 with the single Silver Machine. For ticket details visit

Graham Gouldman of 10ccGraham Gouldman of 10cc

Graham Gouldman of 10cc

Legendary art rockers 10cc who topped the charts no less than three times in the 70s play a Greatest Hits set at St David’s Hall on April 5. Fronted by founder member Graham Gouldman the band will perform classic singles Rubber Bullets, I’m Not in Love and Dreadlock Holiday. To book seats, visit

Donny OsmondDonny Osmond

Donny Osmond

70s chart topper Donny Osmond will play Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on January 26, as part of his first solo concert tour of the UK in four years while celebrating 50 years in show business. For ticket details contact Box Office 029 2022 4488



Squeeze play St David’s Hall on October 10 as part of an autumn tour in support of a forthcoming album. Fans can expect to hear hits such as Cool For Cats, Up The Junction and Tempted. Call 02920 878 444 for ticket details.