West Wales duo Paper Aeroplanes are gaining a huge following as they tour the UK. Andy Howells catches up with lead vocalist Sarah Howells… WHO are you and where do you originate from? We’re Paper Aeroplanes, Sarah Howells and Richard Llewellyn and we come from Milford Haven and Aberporth. How long have you been togetherContinue reading “Meet The Band: Paper Aeroplanes”
Ahead of tonight’s gig at The Globe, Cardiff, The Christians front man Garry Christian talks to Andy Howells about their 25th year in music. The Christians soulful pop harmonies and intricate synth sounds were a mainstay of the British pop chart during 1987 and 1988. The Liverpool ensemble’s hits Forgotten Town, Ideal World, Words andContinue reading “The Christians Celebrating 25 Years In Music – Garry Christian Interview”
AHEAD of their May 18 gig at Le Pub, Newport, South Wales band Manhattan Coast chat to Andy Howells about their new EP. Who are you and where do you originate from? We are Manhattan Coast, an alternative rock band coming from Bridgend/Llantwit Major. How did you come together as a band? A few ofContinue reading “Meet The Band: Manhattan Coast”
Andy Howells chats to Chicago based singer/songwriter, Emily Hurd about her album, Long Lost Ghosts.
A wet and miserable evening resulting in the postponement of The Newport Dragons V Blues match at Rodney Parade was enough to give any Newport resident the blues on Friday night. Thankfully The Blues Band were in town to drive away any sadness with good music at Newport Riverfront. Tom McGuinness, Dave Kelly, Paul Jones,Continue reading “In Concert: The Blues Band, Newport Riverfront, 2011”
“We’ll kick off with some rock n roll and then have some fun!” promised Barron Knights founder Pete Langford at Newport Riverfront on Friday evening and it has to be said the band known by their peers as “The guvnors” certainly delivered. The Barron Knights now in their 50th year are one of the fewContinue reading “In Concert: The Barron Knights, Newport Riverfront, 2011”
Rachel Howells reviews Katy Perry’s live show at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena
Earlier this year, Country music legend Glen Campbell announced that he had being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and would be retiring from the music business after his next tour So as Glen Campbell’s Goodbye Tour reached St David’s Hall on Sunday evening it was of little surprise that fans turned out in force to seeContinue reading “In Concert: Glen Campbell, The GoodbyeTour, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 2011”
Andy Howells goes back to the 1960s to review Gerry and The Pacemakers show at Newport Riverfront.
Andy Howells reviews The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular at Newport Riverfront