Il Divo Rooted In Musical Theatre – David Miller Interview

Andy Howells chats to David Miller of Il Divo “It’s been an amazing journey full of highs and lows,” says David Miller of his decade with Il Divo, the world’s first and most successful classical crossover group.  The foursome have sold over 26 million albums worldwide, achieved over 50 number one records, received 160 goldContinue reading “Il Divo Rooted In Musical Theatre – David Miller Interview”

Honest John Plain – Still One Of The Boys

Punk rock legend Honest John Plain plays The Dolls House in Abertillery this weekend.  Honest John met Matt Dangerfield at Art College in Leeds and moved to London with him in 1971. Dangerfield, joined London SS with Casino Steel, Mick Jones (The Clash), Tony James (Generation X) and Brian James (The Damned) with Plain joiningContinue reading “Honest John Plain – Still One Of The Boys”

Bluesbreaker – John Mayall Interview

Andy Howells chats with legendary Blues musician John Mayall about his forthcoming Cardiff show. As John Mayall embarks on his 80th decade, the Blues legend shows no signs of slowing down. He is about to embark on a yearlong world tour which sees him stop off at Cardiff’s St David’s Hall in October. This allContinue reading “Bluesbreaker – John Mayall Interview”

Counting Down The Minutes with Alison Moyet

In April 2013. Andy Howells spoke to Alison Moyet about her album The Minutes as well as touring later that year. “For a long time I’ve wanted to work with electronica but the problem is finding the right person to work with,” Alison Moyet tells me as we discuss her album The Minutes. “The greatContinue reading “Counting Down The Minutes with Alison Moyet”

Martyn Joseph – Going Back To His Roots

Andy Howells spoke to Welsh singer/songwriter Martyn Joseph in January 2014, prior to Martyn’s appearance at St David’s Hall in February. Welsh singer/songwriter Martyn Joseph clearly loves been busy, despite recently completing a UK tour following the release of two albums and a tour in 2013, his 2014 diary is already rapidly filling up. HeContinue reading “Martyn Joseph – Going Back To His Roots”

On Stage and Screen – Lee Mead Interview

Early in 2014, Andy Howells interviewed singer and actor Lee Mead prior to his UK tour of concerts across selected theatres. The tour commenced at Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre on May 4. Versatility doesn’t come naturally to all artists but Lee Mead is undoubtedly an exception to the rule. Proving his talent well beyond winning theContinue reading “On Stage and Screen – Lee Mead Interview”

Brian Poole Returns As Tremeloes Frontman – Interview

Now celebrating its 29th year, The Solid Silver 60s Show comes to Cardiff later this month with some of the 1960s biggest acts. Topping the bill will be The Tremeloes, reunited with their original front man, Brian Poole, who recently took time out to chat with Andy Howells.

Wanted Hiatus Will Not Be The End – Tom Parker Interview

Ahead of The Wanted’s appearance at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena later this month, Andy Howells chats to band member Tom Parker One of the globe’s best loved boy bands, The Wanted, visits Cardiff at the end of March with their Word of Mouth World Tour. The tour comes at the end of a busy four yearsContinue reading “Wanted Hiatus Will Not Be The End – Tom Parker Interview”

In Concert: The Sensational 60s Experience (2013), St David’s Hall, Cardiff

Returning to St David’s Hall last week, The Sensational Sixties Experience tour didn’t disappoint. Alan Moscha of The Dreamers seamlessly introduced Steve Ellis’ Love Affair, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and The Marmalade as they rock and rolled back the years to perform greatest hits and crowd pleasers that frequently had the audience on their feet.Continue reading “In Concert: The Sensational 60s Experience (2013), St David’s Hall, Cardiff”

Artistic Director Tony Mercer Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice

The international ice dance sensation, The Imperial Ice Stars production of The Nutcracker on Ice starring ITV’s Dancing on Ice duo Keith Chegwin and Olga Sharutenkoc continues until Sunday November 17. Acclaimed Artistic Director, Tony Mercer, the world’s leading creator of contemporary theatre-on-ice, has once again teamed with four-time figure skating World Champion and dual Olympic goldContinue reading “Artistic Director Tony Mercer Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice”

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