Album Reviews: New Releases from Volenté and Lucy Spraggan

Looking for something new to listen to?

We check out two new releases from singer/songwriters Volente @VolenteOfficial and Lucy Spraggan @lspraggan

My Music DNA: An Early Bird

Growing up in Naples, South of Italy, self-taught multi-instrumentalist, An Early Bird (Stefano De Stefano) cut his teeth on the Italian music circuit with a local band before going solo. His debut album, Of Ghosts & Marvels was released in October 2018. His latest single, Fishes In The Ocean is from the forthcoming album DivinerContinue reading “My Music DNA: An Early Bird”

Theatr na nÓg Unite Venues to Support Rejuvenation of the Welsh Language in South Wales Valleys

A new collaboration, Y Consortiwm Cymraeg has been set up by award-winning Theatr na nÓg and three venues to present high-quality accessible Welsh language theatre. They also aim to produce a programme of participation for communities to improve their language skills a

Behind The Tracks With Danielle Lewis, Aby Coulibaly & Del Amitri

This week on Behind The Tracks there are exciting new sounds from South Wales singer/songwriter Danielle Lewis, Dublin-based Aby Coulibaly and a new release from Scotland’s Del Amitri.

Rhys Ifans Opens Community Screen Room at Blaenau Ffestiniog’s Cinema

On Saturday February 20, CellB’s second cinema screen was officially opened by The Amazing Spiderman & Kingsman star Rhys Ifans, in a virtual livestream event. The screen has even been named after him as a gesture of appreciation for all his community youth work during the pandemic.

Major Bursary Success for South Wales Artist, Connor Allen

South Wales artist and The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre’s Associate Artist, Connor Allen, has successfully received a £20,000 award from the Live Work Fund from Jerwood Arts.

Throwback Thursday: Calvert Cavalcade, New Theatre, Cardiff (October, 1956)

This week’s Throwback Thursday recalls 1950s UK chart-topper, Eddie Calvert topping the bill at Cardiff’s New Theatre.