10pm-3.30am. Funky anthems, chart b4 11. House and r’n’b. Entry price Newport. 7.30-9pm, £3.50. Info College Of Music And Drama
and trance in room 1; r'n'b, retro, includes cloakroom and six drinks. 01633 656757. Every Wednesday Foyer, Wales Millennium Centre,
party and disco in room 2. Saturdays Finesse 10pm-4am, free until Dec 10. Cardiff Bay. 1pm, free. Info 0870
b4 10.30, Dance tunes and r’n’b. Ceramics For Adults The 402000.
West Bute Street, Cardiff Bay. 029 TJs
Riverfront, Newport. 6.30-8.30pm, £4. Teen Spirit Sin City, Swansea.
2049 9979 / Clarence Place, Newport. 01633
Info 01633 656757. Every Wednesday 7-10.30pm, £5. Info bookings @
216608 / www.
until Dec 10. alternativeswansea.com
Sat 11 Silent Disco 9pm, £7 adv. tjsnewport.com
Drawn To The Garden – Official band night.
Alarmingly popular headphone-based Wednesdays Alternative
Opening Old Hall, Cowbridge. Info Workshop And Open Mic Jam
DJ night back once more. Wednesdays 9pm, free. What
01446 773941. See Art for info on Session Clwb Y Bont, Pontypridd.
this exhibition. It will be opened by 7.30pm, £2. Info 01443 491424.
it says, all for nowt. Fridays &
Captain Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards Zenyth 10 Feet Tall, Cardiff. 8pm.
3 Churchill Way, Cardiff. 029 2064
Saturdays 9pm-2am. Various DJs
KCVO GC StJ RD GOMLJ JP RNR, Info 029 2022 8883.
1010 / www.
when there aren’t live bands playing.
Lord Lieutenant Of South Glamorgan
. Gay venue. Tom Peppers
from 1990 to 2008. I swear I am not
Wednesdays Pow 10pm, £1. 7-8 Market Street, Llanelli. 01554
Dream Regime Chapter Arts
making that dude's title up. Not
WILL YOUNG – Let It Go
Student night with theme nights 759700 /
Centre, Cardiff. 8pm, £5/£4. Info
and giveaways. Fridays Pulse www.tompeppers.com
029 2030 4400. Gekidan Kaitaisha,
Will Young returns with his fourth and strongest album to
Fairytales For Young Children
8 10pm, £3. With live PAs once a Thursdays 10pm-2am, £5. Funky
a experimental stage company from
date. Perfectly crafted songs, rich contemporary arrange-
Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea.
month. Saturdays Inpulse 10pm, house and chart from Simon Dennis
Tokyo, present a deconstructive col-
6.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980.
ments, that familiar voice to the fore: but sweeter, more
£7/£4 b4 12. and Zac. Fridays Freedom
This is also the launch of something
Pure (formerly The Club
10pm-3am, £5. With five drinks free
Entertainment At The Point The
intimate and tender than ever before. The first single,
called the Fairytale Anthology.
Point, Cardiff Bay. 6.30pm, £10.
‘Changes’ sees Will merging with his long established song- With No Name)
before 12am. See Thursday’s list-
Gitananda Yoga Chapter Arts
ing. Saturdays 10pm-3am, £5/£3
Info 029 2049 9979. Featuring Ceri
writing partners, Eg White, the Ivor Novello Award-winning
Guildhall Place, Cardiff. 07792
Centre, Canton, Cardiff. 7-9pm, free.
b4 12. Llanelli’s biggest night out.
Dupree, Rod Stevens, Jacky Webb,
Info 01443 408065. Every Wednesday.
Flyer contains ‘Babe Pass’ granting
Donna Marie, Dave Bowen, Christian
composer of ‘Leave Right Now’.
Sat 11 + 25 Pure Fuel 9pm-3am.
Lunchtime Talk: Remodelling
women free entry before 12. Right on.
Rae and Hazel School Of Dance. Like
Recently moved from the Tafarn,
The Bronze Age Caergwrle Bowl
Sundays The Big Revival 10pm-
the prosaic title.
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK – The Block
this is an old skool rock and metal
National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff.
2am, £3. Karaoke, party tunes and
Enjoy New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm,
The waiting is almost over ladies! Soon you’ll get the
night where you can give requests.
1.05pm, free. Info 029 2057 3148.
£8.50-£26. Info 029 2087 8889. Alan
DJs Rob Toogood and Carny John
Official Guided Tours – Every
Bennett's dark comedy, starring
chance to live the magic all over again! The Kids will be are your men.
Undertone (basement of Day Wales Millennium Centre,
Alison Steadman here. (Until Sat 4)
returning to the world stage after 14 years away. New Kids
Revolution 10 Feet Tall)
Cardiff Bay. £5/£4. Info 08700
Erogenous Zones Swansea Grand
On The Block sold more than 70 million albums worldwide
Castle Street, Cardiff. 029 2023 11a + 12 Church Street, Cardiff.
402000. Tours of the centre running
Theatre. 7.30pm, £15. Info 01792
6689 / www. 029 2022 8883 / thisis10feettall@
daily for one hour. Advance booking
475715. Another Frank Vickery
during their 10 years together from 1984 to 1994, and have
comedy. H from Steps takes the main
incorporated much of the modern pop sounds that have Tuesdays Revolver 9pm-2am, free. *Tuesdays Mud 10pm-3am, £3.
Pilates The Gate Arts Centre, Roath,
role in this one and it features, so it
developed since on this comeback album.
"The coolest disco pogo for punks in Weekly dubstep night with residents
Cardiff. 12.30-1.30pm, £48/£42 per
is claimed, “a web of sexual intrigue
pumps" – cheers, I remember Jockey Mr Curtamos, Magenta, Slipperz, Ill
term. Info 029 2048 3344. Every
around five hormonally challenged
Slut magazine too – with electro- Diddy, Mondo, Diversify, Analogue, 1
Wednesday until Dec 10.
individuals”. (Until Sat 4)
AC/DC – Black Ice punk, breaks and drum'n'bass also Man Dub, Orange Elvis
Riverfront Young Dancers
Jest A Minute with Rhod Gilbert
Their first album in eight years, the longest gap of time
promised. Wednesdays Shotgun and hosts Soundfiend and Mr Ben.
Programme The Riverfront,
The Glee Club, Mermaid Quay,
between any two AC/DC albums, ‘Black Ice’ is a heavier
Rules 9pm-2am, £2. R'n'b, urban and Wednesdays Rave Against The
Newport. 5-6pm, £2 per session. Info
Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm. Info 0871
electro. Thursdays Soul and funky Machine 10pm-3am, £3. Old skool
01633 656757. Every Wednesday
4720400. BBC Radio Wales comedy
effort than 2000’s ‘Stiff Upper Lip’. Angus Young makes use house cuts, mashups and dance rave, classic cheese, glowstick dance
until Dec 10.
show. Also on Wed 8 and Wed 15.
of heavier riffs and shredding throughout, which adds to the
anthems mixed by resident Luke J. bangers and 90s rock, with DJs
SeeWales Sightseeing Tour:
Kindertransport Aberystwyth Arts
infamous wail of singer Brian Johnson, who takes control of
Fridays Headstart From 5pm. It's Guy, Kaptin, Pheonix and guests.
Romans, Rivers And Ruins
Centre. 7.30pm, £8-£9.50. Info 01970
a "big office party". Thursdays Form 10pm-3am,
National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff
621903. Diane Samuels’ moving story
lyrical duties for the first time in twenty years. The album is
free. The drum'n'bassment sessions
(pickup point). 9am-5.30pm,
about the experiences of people who
preceded by the single, ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Train’.
62-64 Lower Cathedral Road,
from Monkey, Stagga, Focus, Haze
£45/£40. Info 029 2022 7227 / www.
escaped the holocaust. Touring to
Cardiff. 029 2064 4150.
and Killer Tomato. Fridays Full
. Day tours from
other SW venues after this. (Until
BUSTA RHYMES – Blessed
Sundays Corner Pocket Soul
Fat 10pm-4am, £5/free b4 10.30.
Cardiff, every Wednesday and
8pm-12am, free. Info 07515 523763.
Featuring old skool hip-hop, deep
Saturday. Caerleon, Caerwent,
State Of Matter Theatr
The eighth studio LP from notorious and prolific hardcore
Soul, funk, jazz, Latin and Jamaican
funk, electro breaks, rock'n'roll and
Tintern Abbey, the Wye Valley, Abbey
Brychieniog, Brecon. 7.45pm,
rapper Busta Rhymes. Co-produced by Rhymes, Dr. Dre, rhythms from KGB and regular guests
new music. DJs Murph 45, Max
Mill Craft Centre and Raglan Castle.
£12/£10. Info 0879 9901299. The 2
Linkin Park, Swizz Beatz and a host of other notables,
every week. If you might be inter-
Looker, Rodski, Killer Tomato, Ensine
Swap-Cs Monkey Bar, Swansea.
Faced Dance Company present an
‘Blessed’ is a typically collaborative effort. Featuring many
ested in playing this night, call the
and Astrosnooze. Fri 31 is the Hip-
8pm, £5. Info 01792 480822.
intense, multi-faceted dance piece
Hop Halloween Dungeon Of Horrors
Swansea's only clothes-swapping
for eight dancers, looking at “the
guest spots from this array of production talent, the credits
. Bring at least five items
and the DJs are Mad Max Looker,
extremes to which the body may
for ‘Blessed’ is truly stellar - Linkin Park guest on ‘We Made
Killer Tomato, Murphy 'The Banshi'
Dilwyn Street, Swansea. 07976
45, Hacksaw Rhodri Duggen and
The Rights Stuff Sandringham
The Other Woman Miners Theatre,
It’, Akon and T.I. appear on ‘Don’t Believe Them’ and R&B
136194 / bookings@
Axetrosnooze. You guys! Saturdays
Hotel, Cardiff. 1-5pm, free. Info 029
Ammanford. 7.30pm, £5.50-£7.50.
siren du jour Nicole Scherzinger lends vocals to ‘If’.
Saturday Is Undertone 9pm-4am,
2045 6585. The Musician's Union
Info 0845 2263510. Presented by
Fridays Face/Off 10pm-3.30am,
£5/£4/free b4 11. Classic house, party
presenta seminar for musicians,
£4/£3 b4 11. Indie in room 1, metal
electropop punk, and dance classics
about how they can protect their
KEANE – Perfect Symmetry in room 2. Saturdays Spandex
from Skinny White Boys, Chesus,
rights. Email cardiff@
Keane return with their third album; produced by Stuart
Ballet 10pm-3.30am, £2 with
Blase, Vernon Tessio and Pheonix.
to book your
flyer. Alternative, new romantic, place in advance, although let's face
Price, the creation of the album first started out in Paris
postpunk, pop, electro etc. Sat 4
it the chances of you seeing this list-
with Jon Brion. “We took the night train to Berlin, where Beatbreakers Aquasky are playing
Coracle Way, Carmarthen. 01267
ing in time to go is pretty slim.
5 Rhythms Dance Cathays
we made a pact with Stuart Price to ignore the rules of
this, which is launching tonight, so I
Writing Poetry Oriel Davies,
Methodist Chapel, Cardiff. 7.45-
good taste; where we were hypnotised by Marlene Dietrich
guess that means it's a breaks type
Fri 17 Sounds Like Bass 9pm-
Newtown, Powys. Info 01656 625041.
10pm, £10/£8. Info 029 2022 0013.
night, or something similar. Sat
2am, £5. Second birthday night fea-
First week of a 10-week course led by
Free dance class for all ages, every
and spent many a long night throwing ideas around in the 11 Unleashed 10.30pm-3.30am,
turing DJs Murv, Rampage and Evol.
Lara Clough, on every Wednesday.
crumbling Cabaret-esque glamour of our favourite bar,”
£3. Brand new metal night. Sat 18
Fri 24 Fat Soul 9pm-2am. Hip-hop,
Bob's Quiz The Mackintosh Sports &
foam the band.
Subversion 11pm. Underground
funk, breaks and drum'n'bass. Social Club, Roath, Cardiff. 8.30pm,
Allegria Jazzland, Swansea.
techno night, more details TBC. Sat Yates’s Wine Lodge
£1 entry. Info 029 2049 4967. Every
7.30pm, £8/£6. Info 07802 912789.
25 Ice Cream Social 11pm-3.30am, 8 Westgate Street, Cardiff. 029
Thursday and Sunday.
Newport jazz trio.
KAISER CHIEFS – Off With Their Heads £3. Monthly night playing indie, 2034 0957.
Billy Ocean And His Musicians
After two phenomenally successful LPs in 2005 and 2007,
garage rock, electronic stuff, lo-fi Saturdays Slinky 8pm. Relaxing
– Improvers The Gate Arts Centre,
St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm,
and underground. This one is a Dirty tunes and drinks offers. Sundays
Roath, Cardiff. 7-8pm, £48/£42 per
Leeds-based indie upstarts the Kaiser Chiefs release their
£19.50-£25. Info 029 2087 8444.
Pretty Things afterparty and also ICS' Pure 8pm. DJ Silver plays hip-hop
term. Info 029 2048 3344. Every
third to much anticipation. The album comes with notable
Byron Jones Big Band Burleigh
first birthday, and features DJ sets and r’n’b every week. VIP bar avail-
Thursday until Dec 11.
Academy, Newport. 7pm, £7.50. Info
hype among the involved personnel - producer to the stars
from Viva Machine and Love Gadgets able for hire. Drinks offers.
Dance-ercise The Gate Arts Centre,
and DJ to Tom Cruise Mark Ronson is in charge of produc-
Roath, Cardiff. 6-7pm, £48/£42 per
Club 7 Café Jazz, Cardiff. 8pm,
tion (along with up-and-comer Eliot James) and Lily Allen
Slug & Lettuce
term. Info 029 2048 3344. Every
St Mary St (corner of Mill Lane), £4/£3. Info 029 2034 0591.
Thursday until Dec 11.
The Friary, Cardiff. 029 2022 5063 Cardiff. 029 2034 5189. Cornerstone + Consoles +
can be heard performing backing vocals on lead single
Jeb Loy Nichols Chapter Arts
Tuesdays Latino Heat 8pm- Oratorios Barfly, Cardiff. 7.30pm,
Centre, Cardiff. 8.30pm, £3. Info 029
‘Never Miss A Beat’. Fridays Tangerine 7.30pm-12am, 3.30am, free. Salsa lessons from £5. Info 029 2039 6589.
2030 4400. Jeb is a blues musician,
free. Soulful funky house with Jooce, 8-10pm, then salsa, soca, Latino Creative Music Technology Royal
and will indeed be performaing some
Chicago Jack, Paul 'The Cuban' and and world music from DJ Adry. Welsh College Of Music And Drama,
PUSSYCAT DOLLS – Doll Domination
music, but this is primarily a launch
Jamie Jack. Saturdays 45 8pm- Wednesdays Soul Movement 9pm- Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039
for his debut novel.
Doll Domination hits the UK: the world’s biggest girl group 12am, free. Broken beats, funk, soul 3.30am, free. R’n’b from DJs Jigga 1391.
Junior Art Club The Riverfront,
are back! The million-selling Pussycat Dolls return with the
and breaks with Size DJs plus special and Davide. Thursdays 9pm-3am, First Wednesday The Riverfront,
Newport. 5-6pm, £8 (three
amazing new album. With a seriously fierce set of tracks,
guests every week. free. Live bands – see listings. Plus Newport. 1pm, £4.50/£3.50. Info
weeks)/£3.50 per session. Info 01633
including collaborations from Rodney Jerkins, Sean Garrett,
Tafarn @ NosDa
DJ Sion Brown playing indie and 01633 656677. Monthly recital series
656757. Every Thursday until Nov 20.
Despenser Street, Cardiff. 029 2037
rock classics. Fridays Weekend presented by Live Music Now!.
Newport Youth Dance (14-18) The
Polow Da Don, Timbaland and Cee-Lo Green, the Dolls 8866 / www.
Warm Up 8pm-4am, £5 after 11. Ginge & Cello Boi Brookes, Cardiff.
Riverfront, Newport. 4.30-6pm, £2.
show why they’re leaders of the pack.
From 8-12 Nick Madge play chart 9pm, free. Info 029 2022 1176. Every
Info 01633 656757. Every Thursday
Sat 11 Canton Space Project
and old school, from 12-4 Richie Wednesday.
until Dec 11.
10pm-3am, £5. Dogshow, a live
S plays chart, old school and r'n'b. Haddonfield Le Pub, Newport.
Nia Vitality Health Club, Park
BOB DYLAN – Tell Tale Signs: Bootleg Series Vol 8
electro-rock band from Liverpool,
Saturdays Saphistication 8pm- 8pm. Info 01633 221477.
Chambers, Cardiff. 8.15pm, £4.50.
Bob Dylan’s ‘Tell Tale Signs’ – the eighth installment in the headline tonight. Slamfish performs
2am, free. DJ Milky from 8-12; Nick Interstate + The R-Kives Bar Inc,
Info 07963 367077. Every Thursday.
best-selling and critically lauded ‘Bootleg Series’, which
a live laptop set in support, and Oli
Madge from 12-4. Sundays Kool Pontypridd. Free. Info 01443 402184.
SeeWales Sightseeing Day Tour:
L and Evora DJ some breakbeat.
Tempo 7pm-2am, free. Funky house Live Jazz Brazz, Wales Millennium
Golden Gower National Museum &
launched in 1991 - is a treasure-trove of 27 songs spanning
Sat 25 Juju Nations 10pm-3am,
and dance classics from Nick Madge, Centre, Cardiff. 6.30-8.30pm, free.
Gallery, Cardiff (pickup point). 9am-
two discs, ‘Tell Tale Signs’ features previously unreleased £4. African music – Afrofunk, hi-life,
Adry and John Williams. Information 029 2045 9000. Every
5.30pm, £45/£40. Info 029 2022 7227
recordings and alternate versions of tracks from sessions
reggae, ska, hip-hop and funk – rep-
. Day tours from
which generated some of Bob Dylan’s most acclaimed and
resented here on the last Saturday of
*Lovvers + The Shitty Limits
Cardiff, every Thursday and Sunday.
+ Saturday's Kids + The
This one visits the Gower, Swansea
commercially successful albums from the last two decades,
Dissolutes Buffalo, Cardiff. 8pm, £5.
Bay, Mumbles, Parc-Le-Breos, the
including ‘Time Out Of Mind’, ‘Love And Theft’, ‘Modern
Info 029 2034 5144. Lesson No.1's
Friary House, Greyfriars Rd,
Dylan Thomas Centre and more.
first gig of autumn 08. I'm looking
Times’ and ‘Oh Mercy’.
Cardiff. Open Mon-Sat 12pm-
main. The Glamorganshire Canal
forward to this one.
2am, Sun 12pm-12.30am. 029
Cardiff Castle. 6pm, £6.50. Info 029
Matt Blumberg Dirty Sue's
2039 1944. WEDNESDAY 1
2087 8100. Talk by Stephen Rowson,
KATHERINE JENKINS – Sacred Arias
Continental Cafe Bar, Castle Street,
Saturdays The Big Saturday
author of said canal's history.
Cardiff. Info 029 2066 7776.
For her eagerly awaited new album, Welsh operatic star Night Out 9.30pm-2am, £5/£4 NUS
When The Red Light Is On…
Afro-Brazilian Dance Classes Mike Jones Acoustic Night
Katherine Jenkins has found inspiration from the music of
after 10/£3 NUS b4 10. Live enter-
Royal Welsh College Of Music And
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30- Hard Rock Cafe, Cardiff. 9pm. Info
tainment and a variety of DJs playing
Drama, Cardiff. 10am-5.30pm, free.
her childhood in the valleys of South Wales. The result,
9pm. Info 029 2022 2189. New 029 2037 3403. New night every
disco, chillout, club tunes etc.
Info 029 2039 1391. Classical music
programme from Patua Dance, led
‘Sacred Arias’ is an intensely moving and heartfelt collec-
Time & Envy
producer Andrew Keener presents a
here by Fernanada Amaral every Open Mic Night Milkwood Jam,
tion of pieces with a broadly spiritual theme, ranging from
day of public workshops highlighting
72 Kingsway, Swansea. 01792 Wednesday. Swansea. 8pm. Info 01792 477577.
the recording process.
her favourite hymn ‘Abide With Me’ to Leonard Cohen’s
653142 / www.timeswansea.co.uk
Bob's Quiz Tavistock Hotel, Bedford Every Wednesday.
magnificent anthem, ‘Hallelujah’.
Tuesdays UKCC Blue Light Street, Roath, Cardiff. 8.30pm, £1 Open Mic Night The Hawaiian,
Disco 6-10.30pm. Under-18s disco. entry. Info 029 2019 1208. Every Cardiff. 7pm. Info 029 2049 3337.
Acoustica The Borough Arms, Barry.
Thursdays Dealicious 10pm-3am. Wednesday. I did this quiz a few JJSpy presents an open mic night
Free. Info 07815 517756 / iamthe-
Drinks offers, holiday giveaways times when I lived in this street. I plus live bands, jam session, DJs etc,
. New fortnightly
and more. Fridays Deals4you didn’t do very well. every Wednesday.
unplugged open mic night.
10pm-3am, £10 or free with flyer Breakdance (14+) The Riverfront, Students From The Royal Welsh
David Nash La Tasca, Cardiff.
8.30-10.30pm. Info 029 2023 0087.
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