Spanish guitarist, every Thursday. Every Friday. No experience or part- Octave Theatre Norwegian Church
Desecration + Lifer + Isolation ner required. Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 8pm, £10.50.
TJ’s, Newport. 7.30pm, £4. Info Aikido Village Hall, Heol Syr Lewis, Info 029 2045 4899. Song medleys
01633 216608. Local gory death met- Morganstown. 8-10pm. Info 029 2048 from various musicals.
allers headline. 5303. Every Friday. One Night Only Sin City, Swansea.
Dirty Skanky Buskers Crunch, Ballet The Gate Arts Centre, Roath, 7.30pm, £10.50. Info bookings@
Cardiff. 8.30pm. Info 029 2039 9400. Cardiff. 4-7pm, £48/£42 per term alternativeswansea.com
Weekly night of unsigned solo talent (adults) / £60/£54 per term (chil- Playdoe + The Ash & The Oak
that, after ther performance, you dren). Info 029 2048 3344. 4-5pm 4-6 Buffalo, Cardiff. 8pm, free b4 11.
can watch online and vote for your years grade 1; 5-6pm 4-6 years grade Info 029 2034 5144. Kruger gig
favourite. 2; 6-7 adult beginners 2. Every Friday launching the new We Trash Parties
Harvest Dirty Sue's Continental Cafe until Dec 12. club. Playdoe are from South Africa,
Bar, Castle Street, Cardiff. Info 029 Cardiff Aikikai The Dojo, Roath, TA&TA from South Wales.
2066 7776. Cardiff. 6.30-10pm. Info mcaluan@ Punk Periods Cider Festival
I Call Shotgun + Corrupt cardiffaikikai.co.uk
. Every Friday. Tommy's Bar, Howard Gardens,
Contrabanned + The City Ceroc Dance Class Club Escapade, Cardiff. 6.30pm. Info 029 2041 6192.
Skylights Buffalo, Cardiff. 8pm, £3. Newport. 7.30pm, £7. Info 07976 Featuring Dirty Revolution, Verbal
Info 029 2034 5144. I Call Shotgun 198106. Every Friday. Kint, Fizzy Milk, Hacksaw and Punk's
say of themselves, "We’re about Contemporary Guitarist La Tasca, Not Dad.
heavy synth, dirty bass and catchy Cardiff. 7-10pm. Info 029 2023 0087. Shooter Milkwood Jam, Swansea.
riffs... so call your boyfriend and tell Every Friday. 7.30pm. Info 01792 477577.
him you won’t be home tonight." Dussehra Dancing Evening Sicknote + Freshold The
Thanks, I will. National Waterfront Museum, Waterside, Carmarthen. 9pm, £7. Info
Imperfect Tenth Café Jazz, Cardiff. Swansea. 7pm, free. Info 01792 01267 235511. Also featuring DJ sets
8pm, £5/£4. Info 029 2034 0591. 638150. A Hindu festival celebrating from Oddog and B-Massive.
Jimjam Open Mic Session The the triumph of good over evil. Singers Night The Ivy Bush,
Claude Hotel, Albany Road, Cardiff. Lunchtime Talk: An Introduction Pontardawe. 8.30pm, free.
9pm, free. Info 029 2041 8741. Every To The Art In Wales Galleries Information huwpudner@
Thursday. National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff. ntlworld.com
. A Valley Folk Club
Kasino Milkwood Jam, Swansea. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2057 3148. night, on the first Friday of every
7.30pm. Info 01792 477577. By Stephanie Roberts. Welsh lan- month. All welcome.
Klashnikov Sin City, Swansea. Info guage talk. Smokey Smothers And The
bookings@ Nia Vitality Health Club, Park Mellow Fellows Café Jazz, Cardiff.
Bell Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. maths activities on the exhibition Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. 7.30pm,
. UK rapper Chambers, Cardiff. 10am, £4.50. Info 8pm, £4. Info 029 2034 0591. A Blues
7.30pm, £10. Info 01656 815995. floor. On tomorrow also and Saturday £15-£30. Info 01792 475715. Sir Colin
of note headines a tour sponsored 07963 367077. Every Friday. This Dragon night.
Stage Door/Comedy Network night. and Sunday next weekend. Davis and Carl Jenkins conduct a
by Hip Hop Connection mag. Had is part of a new programme of Nia Terrafolk The Queens Hall,
Wil Hodgson is apparently a former Youth Theatre The Riverfront, bill of Mozart, Vaughn Williams, Karl
the UK hip-hop retrospective comp classes that combine dance, martial Narberth. 7.30pm, £12/£11. Info
pro wrestler, which makes me all the Newport. 10.30am-3pm, £15 (5 Jenkins and Elgar.
they've put together on earlier. arts and yoga – check these listings 01834 861212.
more daring to say that he looks like weeks)/£4.50 per session. Info 01633 Lowri Evans The Buck Inn,
Concluded that (aside from Roots for updates as well as www.niacardiff. The Luchargos Sin City, Swansea.
an absolute knobber. 656757. In three seperate blocks Pontlliw, nr Swansea. 9pm. Info
Manuva and a couple of others) co.uk
. 10.30pm, £4. Info bookings@
every Saturday until Nov 29. 01792 892294.
Britrap was better in the late 80s/ Newport Photographic Club Skip alternativeswansea.com
. Rock band
early 90s when MCs were scared what Jennings Hall, Maindee, Newport. headlined by a lady wrestler. They
Musicians From Welsh National
Alan Tyler & The Lost Sons Of
Opera Foyer, Wales Millennium
would happen if they rapped in their 7.30pm. Info 01633 400685. Every cover a song by the Cro-Mags appar-
Littlefield + Alexander John
Centre, Cardiff Bay. 6pm, free. Info
own accents. Friday. ently. Maybe that says more about
An Audience With William
Le Pub, Newport. 8pm. Info 01633
Live Music Thursdays Hard Older Adults Dance/Exercise The the Cro-Mags than about this band.
Roache Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl.
No Border Fest TJ’s, Newport. 5pm,
Rock Cafe, Cardiff. 7pm. Info 029 Riverfront, Newport. 11am-12pm, The Redwalls Talbot Hotel,
7.30pm, £15/£14. Info 01656 815995.
Amigos Scholars, Aberystwyth. 9pm.
£7/£10 both days. Info 01633 216608.
2037 3403. Every Thursday, believe £3.20. Info 01633 656757. Every Tregaron, Ceredigion. 9pm, £4-£8.
That’s Ken Barlow to you, probably.
Info 01970 615241.
Today we have Catchit Kebabs, Robb
it or not. Friday until Dec 12. Info 01974 298719. Classic rock-y
You can ask him questions and that.
Amnesty International: Making
Johnson & The Irregulars, Spanner,
Midnight Special The Three Pilates Classes Chapter Arts band from Chicago.
Brecon Beacons Food Festival
A Song And Dance Rhos Y Gilwen,
Rejected, Cosmo, Filthy Habits and
Horseshoes, Gabalfa, Cardiff. 1- Centre, Cardiff. 6-7pm, £4. Info 07774 The Slowdance + Chillerton +
Brecon Beacons National Park.
North Pembs. 7.30pm, £10. Info
3.30pm. Info 01633 264218. Every 601544. Every Friday. Bring a mat Peachfuzz Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff.
10am-5pm, free. Info 01874 620420.
01239 841387. Featuring the Chocolat
Racing Cars The Chattery,
Thursday. and small towel. 7.30pm, £5. Info 029 2023 2199. This
All sorts of culinary kerfuffle
Gypsy Latin Dance band, the Lindy
Swansea. 8pm, £8. Info 01792
One Night Only Solus, Cardiff Pre-School Music St David’s Hall, is the last gig for The Slowdance, a
such as a Houses Of Parliament
Hoppers with the St Dogmaels Choir,
University Students Union. 7.30pm, Cardiff. 12-2pm, £5/£40 full term. melodic punk type band from South
v Welsh Assembly cookoff, an ITV
and cellist Nicola Thomas.
Random Hand + Mike TV + At
£10.50. Info 029 2078 1458. Info 029 2087 8444. Parents and Wales. It isn't the last for the other
v BBC cookoff (Derek Brockway
Area 51 The Dolls House,
The Blahdy Movies Milkwood Jam,
Open Mic Night The Gate Arts under-5s can enjoy music and singing two bands, though, so accenctuate
content) and a performance by the
Abertillery. 8pm. Info 01495 213300.
Swansea. 7.30pm. Info 01792 477577.
Centre, Roath, Cardiff. 8pm, free. Info together. Also On Fri 24. the positive.
Aberrhonddu Male Choir.
Billy Cobham & Asere St David’s
Shubeen The Borough Arms, Barry.
029 2048 3344. SeeWales Sightseeing Day Tour: Void + Circus + OK Monkey Bar,
Car Boot Sale Gelynos Farm,
Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £16. Info 029
Info 01446 735067. Resident band
Performers From Live Music Now Heart Of The Valleys National Swansea. 8pm. Info 01792 480822.
Argoed. 2pm, £4 (cars)/£7 (vans or
2087 8444. Jazz/fusion drummer of
every Saturday at the Sub Club night,
Foyer, Wales Millennium Centre, Museum & Gallery, Cardiff (pickup Wilko Johnson Barfly, Cardiff.
double pitch). Info 07917 275886.
considerable influence plays another
playing jazz, funk, Latin etc. Leyton
Cardiff Bay. 1pm, free. Info 0870 point). 9am-5.30pm, £45/£40. Info 7.30pm, £10. Info 029 2039 6589.
in his regular series of gigs in South
Jones and Dionne also appear as
402000. 029 2022 7227 / www.seewales. ZU2 Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 8pm,
Cool Science Techniquest, Cardiff
Wales. Also playing other venues in
Terrafolk Pontardawe Arts Centre. com. Day tours from Cardiff, every £16/£15. Info 01970 621903. U2
Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Find what
Soul Syndicate & Molara + Not
8pm, £9/£8. Info 01792 863722. Folk Tuesday and Friday. This one tribute.
happens to objects when cooled down
Cakehole Presley + Bosch +
The Only Clown In The Village
ensemble. visits Blaenavon, Brecon Beacons,
to very low temporatures. (At week-
New Earth Orchestra The Rocking
+ Rayguns + Boss Not Plastic
The Jazz Paraders The Three Caerphilly Castle and Castell Coch.
Chambers & Nettleton + Keith
ends until Sun 19)
Chair, Cardiff. 8pm, £3. Info seane-
The Queens Hall, Narberth. 7.30pm,
Horseshoes, Gabalfa, Cardiff. 8.30- Torfaen Jazz Society Sebastopol
Farnan + George Egg + Smug
Dance Your Feelings Spectrum
. . The venue
£7 adv. Info 01834 861212. A Tidylike
11pm. Info 01633 264218. Every Social Club, Pontypool. 8.30-11pm.
Roberts Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, £8.
Community Centre, Fairwater,
that used to be Rajah's, back with
Thursday. Info 01495 762504. Every Friday.
Info 0870 7870707. Comedy and free
Cardiff. 1-6pm. Info 07852 873857.
the gigs again. DJ Max Wobble also
Swing To Classics Congress
The O'Lovelys + Anthony Lee
Live Music entry to Club Risa.
Formerly listed as Biodanza, this
features on the bill.
Theatre, Cwmbran. 7.30pm, £9/£7.50.
Bar Inc, Pontypridd. £3/£2 NUS. Info
An Autumn Concert Rhos Y Gilwen, Enjoy New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm,
takes place every Saturday and is ran
Friendly Fires + Tinchy Stryder
Info 01633 868239. Presented by
North Pembs. 8pm, £8. Info 01239 £8.50-£26. Info 029 2087 8889.
by Karen Woodley.
+ Jape Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff.
The Welsh Sinfonia – Baroque
841387. Featuring Gwyn Morris & (Until Sat 4)
Football: The Coca-Cola
7.30pm, £7. Info 029 2023 2199.
Tragic Generation Barfly, Cardiff.
By Candlelight Grand Pavilion,
Robert Jenkins, Ar Ol Tri, Rhocesi Erogenous Zones Swansea Grand
Championship: Swansea City
Indie-dance type band headline
7.30pm, £5. Info 029 2039 6589.
Porthcawl. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info
Gwyn Morris and Robert Jenkins Theatre. 7.30pm, £15. Info 01792
v Wolverhampton Wanderers
three-pronged tour. Tinchy Stryder
ZU2 Theatr Brychieniog, Brecon.
01656 815995. Mark Eager conducts
solo. 475715. (Until Sat 4)
Liberty Stadium, Swansea. 3pm. Info
set to spend a lot of time wondering
8pm, £12.50/£10.50. Info 0879
a programme of 18th century
Back To The Border Bay View Flhip Flhop – Everything
to himself if the bus driver needs to
9901299. U2 tribute band.
Hotel, Swansea. Information 01792 Happens On The Break The
Jewellery Design Craft In The Bay,
grip the wheel in such an uptight Stage
Traditional Jazz Bands Mumbles
652610. Folk gig. Riverfront, Newport. 7.45pm,
Cardiff Bay. 11am-5pm, £40. Info 029
manner. Chambers & Nettleton + Keith
Conservative Club, Swansea. 8.30-
BBC NOW: Stravinsky & £6/£5.50. Info 01633 656677. Physical
2048 4611. With Eve Tarver.
Janette Geri Miners Theatre, Farnan + George Egg + Smug
11pm. Info 01792 361302. Every
Rachmaninov St David’s Hall, dance performance centred round
Judo: Welsh Senior Open Welsh
Ammanford. 7.30pm, £8-£10. Info Roberts Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, £8.
Cardiff. 7.30pm, £10-£22. Info 029 hip-hop moves.
Institute Of Sport, Cardiff. 8am-9pm.
0845 2263510. Info 0870 7870707.
Vinny Peculiar Barfly, Cardiff.
2087 8444. Jared Christmas + Adam Crow
Info 07826 452688.
*Jacqui McShee’s Pentangle Elizabeth & Raleigh Muni Arts
7.30pm, £6. Info 029 2039 6589.
Dafydd Iwan A'r Band Lyric The Glee Club, Mermaid Quay,
Myths & Legends Techniquest,
St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Centre, Pontypridd. 8pm, £12.50. Info
Wishbone Ash Muni Arts Centre,
Theatre, Carmarthen. 7.30pm, £10- Cardiff Bay. 8pm, £13/£7 NUS. Info
Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Visit
Glamorgan. 8pm, £18/£16. Info 01443 485934. Stewart Lee's comedy,
Pontypridd. 7.30pm, £16 adv. Info
£12. Info 0845 2263509. 0871 4720400. (Until Sat 4)
the Planetarium and take a tour
01446 779100. Look I know this is starring Simon Munnery. I gave it
Don't Tread On Spiders The Kindertransport Aberystwyth Arts
of the sky, listening to stories from
the fake Pentangle and such but the red star in last month's issue but
Stage End, Cardiff. 8pm. Information 029 Centre. 7.30pm, £8-£9.50. Info 01970
ancient Greek and Romans along the
Jacqui McShee is singing! It can’t have yet to investigate further at the
Enjoy New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, 2023 5001. 621903. (Until Sat 4)
way. (At weekends until Sun 1 Nov)
completely suck. time of writing.
£8.50-£26. Info 029 2087 8889. Dunvant Male Voice Choir Rhod Gilbert & The Award
SeeWales Sightseeing Tour:
Jubilee Sin City, Swansea. 7.30pm, Enjoy New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm,
(Until Sat 4) Concert Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Winning Mince Pie Theatr
Romans, Rivers And Ruins
£7. Info bookings@alternativeswan- £8.50-£26. Info 029 2087 8889.
Erogenous Zones Swansea Grand 6.30pm, £9-£14. Info 01792 475715. Brychieniog, Brecon. 8pm, £12/£10.
National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff
. 'Supergroup' featuring (Finishes today)
Theatre. 7.30pm, £15. Info 01792 Featuring Sir Willard White no less. Info 0879 9901299. Breakout Welsh
(pickup point). 9am-5.30pm,
people from Nine Inch Nails and Erogenous Zones Swansea Grand
475715. (Until Sat 4) Fiona Paterson Royal Welsh standup comedian who was touring
£45/£40. Info 029 2022 7227 / www.
QOTSA. Not the well-known people Theatre. 7.30pm, £15. Info 01792
Jared Christmas + Adam Crow College Of Music And Drama, Cardiff. a thematic show only a few weeks
or anything. Saw these guys at the 475715. (Finishes today)
The Glee Club, Mermaid Quay, 1.05pm, £4/£2. Info 029 2039 1391. ago, but is back with another one. It’s
Roath Real Food Market
start of the year and it was OK but Jared Christmas + Adam Crow
Cardiff Bay. 8pm, £9/£6 NUS. Info Flautist. based around a service station and
Mackintosh Sports Club Car Park,
pointlessly loud, and possibly like The Glee Club, Mermaid Quay,
0871 4720400. (Until Sat 4) John Gomm Crosskeys Hotel. 7pm, the moment of clarity that arrives
Roath, Cardiff. 9.30am-1pm, free.
Spiritualized if Billy Idol replaced Cardiff Bay. 8pm, £16. Info 0871
Kindertransport Aberystwyth Arts £6/£4. Info 01495 270317. An Islwyn there after he requests more informa-
Info 029 2022 7982. Every Saturday.
Jason Pierce. 4720400. (Finishes today)
Centre. 7.30pm, £8-£9.50. Info 01970 Acoustic Guitar Club gig. tion about the titular snack product.
A sibling of the Riverside Real
London Symphony Orchestra Kindertransport Aberystwyth Arts
621903. (Until Sat 4) Karen Matheson Coliseum Theatre, Sleeping Beauty Theatr
Food Market, which takes place on
Luke Wright – Poet And Man Aberdare. 8pm, £14.50/£13.50. Info Brychieniog, Brecon. 7.30pm, £10-
Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 8pm, 01685 881188. Capercaillie member £17.50. Info 0879 9901299. Lavish
Storytelling: Under The Skin
£10/£8. Info 029 2064 6900. This goes solo as part of the Scottish opera based on the famous fairytale
Foyer, Wales Millennium Centre,
fellow is one of Britain’s leading Women Season. and featuring a Tchaikovsky score.
Cardiff Bay. 1pm, free. Info 0870
standup poets. He looks somewhat Loci + New State Radio + The Sue Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.
402000. With Megan Lloyd and
like a lesbian in his photo here. Auto Dropouts + Lil Death Le 8pm, £6-£10. Info 029 2030 4400. A
Francis Maxey; presented by Beyond
Peter Karrie The Queens Hall, Pub, Newport. 8pm, £5/£3 adv. Info night of "heartache and love" with
Narberth. 7.30pm, £14/£12. Info 01633 221477. A Riot Act gig. live music and the promise to "turn
The Animal Wall Cardiff Castle.
01834 861212. Oh! Didn’t have time Musicians From Welsh National drag on its head". Bodypopping
11am, £6.50. Info 029 2087 8100.
to mention this last month. When Opera Foyer, Wales Millennium queens – get involved. On tomor-
Family event where you can create
you have a bit of downtime Google Centre, Cardiff Bay. 6pm, free. Info row also.
short stories. Followed by a workshop.
‘peter karrie stalker’ and have a 0870 402000. The Barber Of Seville Wales
The Art Of Batik Craft In The Bay,
wander round the pathetic madness No Border Fest TJ’s, Newport. 7pm, Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.
Cardiff Bay. 11am-5pm, £80. Info 029
of the internets. £6/£10 both days. Info 01633 216608. 7.15pm, £5-£37.50. Info 08700
2048 4611. With Wendy Evans. On
The Tale Of Hoffmann Offenbach The people behind No Borders, an 402000. Another major production
Theatr Elli, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £14.50- anti-globalisation/social protest type for autumn by Welsh National Opera.
The Big Draw Museum Of Welsh
£16.50. Info 0845 2263508. Presented organisation, with a two-day festival Also on Thurs 9.
Life, St Fagans, Cardiff. 11am-1pm
by Mid Wales Opera. (day two being tomorrow). Today we The Canterbury Tales Theatr
+ 2-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500.
have Inner Terrestrials, No Choice, Mwldan, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £12/£10.
Activities for kids about archery. On
Kilnaboy, Tracey Curtis and Jesus Info 01239 621200. Presented by
FRIDAY 3 Bruiser. Mappa Mundi and preceding a full
The Big Draw The Riverfront,
No Thee No Ess + Broken Leaf UK tour, including several Welsh
Newport. 2-4pm, £2-£4. Info 01633
Aikido Village Hall, Heol Syr Lewis,
+ Rabid Child Clwb Ifor Bach, dates. On tomorrow also.
656677. Also on Sat 11 and 18.
Morganstown. 8-10pm. Info 029 2048
Cardiff. 8pm, £4. Info 029 2023 Tim Minchin Sherman Theatre,
Try African Drumming St David’s
5303. Every Friday.
2199. Album launch for local coun- Cardiff. 7.30pm, £15/£13. Info 029
Hall, Cardiff. 10.30am-12.30pm, £7.
Argentine Tango Classes Chapter
try/folk/psych type band, presented 2064 6900. See the comedy stuff
Info 029 2087 8444. Suitable for ages
Arts Centre, Canton, Cardiff. 7.30-
here by Six Glass Fingers. "Rabid Upfront.
7 and up.
8.45pm, £7/£4. Info 029 2023 7332.
Child" – heh. Wil Hodgson + Tom Bor + Joe
Wales Maths Week Techniquest,
Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Extra
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