American Blues duo to play Killkenny Cat

AMERICAN Blues duo 'Swampcandy' will be performing at the Killkenny Cat in Llanelli on Wednesday (April 18).

Made up of members Ruben Dobbs and Joey Mitchell who both hail from Annapolis, MD, they formed the band in 2007.

They tour internationally and are a primitive blues influenced Americana duo. Ruben Dobbs' aggressive finger-picking and rhythmic style (which often adds up to sounding like more than one guitar) combined with Joey Mitchell's bass playing, pounding kick drum and...

Front room folk

LISTEN again to the German duo The Hoodie Crows as they perform their set at  Loughor Boat Club.

The folk duo were on a tour of the UK using folk clubs, bars and front rooms in homes to promote their unique combination of folk songs inspired by some of the greats of the music industry as well as having written and produced some of their own material.

The duo played the Kilkenny Cat as well as making a front room appearance in New Road at the home of balladeer and wandering...

Presenting WINDSHAKE live @Red10

LAST Tuesday (Mar 20) we filmed WINDSHAKE at Red10 in Llanelli.

The Swansea-based trio bring something new to the table with a modern twist on post punk fused with dark and edgy alternative rock.

The band have been playing just over a year and have performed at a number of venues.

Band members include Ethan on bass, Oliver on drums and Sam on guitar and vocals. They will be performing at the MOON in Cardiff on April 6th and in Sin City on July 27th.

Here is our exclusive...

German Celtic Folk band The Hoodie Crows play Llanelli

IT isn't often one comes across a German Celtic folk band on the streets of Llanelli.

That is just what happened today, Monday (Mar 26) as we strolled along on Murray Street.

The band (The Hoodie Crows) are playing the Loughor Boat Club this evening and will move on to the Kilkenny Cat on Wednesday for an open mic night.

The Hoodie Crows are on tour across Wales. They hail from Stuttgart and Frankfurt. Their influences are Irish, Welsh and Bretton folk including artists such as The...

Cofio Mr Music – Gethin Hughes

Côr Meibion Llanelli will be remembering their former accompanist, Gethin Hughes, at their annual concert at Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli (Saturday, June 30, 7pm).

Gethin was affectionately known as Llanelli’s ‘Mr Music’ prior to his death in 2011. Following his death, a special Gethin Hughes Memorial Bursary Scholarship was established. The first winner of the cash bursary was Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama...

Llanelli Online’s featured band – PASTEL

Llanelli Online is proud to present a young and emerging band, PASTEL.

The band consists of members from Manchester, Dublin and South Wales.

Their first gig was in the MEZE lounge in Newport where they opened for Jack Perrett. They have since then performed all over Wales including Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli.

On 2nd March they will be performing in the Llandeilo Hangout Cafe for an acoustic set opening for John Nicholas. They will also be opening for...

Llanelli songwriter pens Ragsy’s entry for Cân i Gymru

RAGSY from The Voice will be performing a song written by Llanelli's Owain Glennister on this year's Cân I Gymru.

Speaking to Llanelli Online Ragsy said: "I am performing on this year's ' Cân I Gymru / Song for Wales' live on S4C on St David's Day.

"I am so excited about this as I continue to learn this beautiful Language and hopefully one day become fluent."

The pair have been collaborating on promoting Welsh music and the...

Dydd Miwsig Cymru

ON Friday (Feb 11) Wales celebrated Welsh Language Music Day which celebrates all types of music using the Welsh language.

Free music events were held all over the country with the aim of increasing it's audience and is all part of a long-term drive to get one million people speaking and using Welsh before 2050.

In Llanelli Gary Ryland, better known as Ragsy, performed at the Killkenny Cat. He played a mixture of songs in both English and in Welsh.

Ragsy's music, including his...

Scarlets Choir seeks special person to lead

The Scarlets Choir is looking for someone special to lead them as musical director.

Cor y Scarlets are the official Llanelli Scarlets Choir formed 10 years ago.

The Choir practice every Tuesday at 7.30 in Parc y Scarlets in either the Heart & Soul bar or on the concourse in the south stand. The choir sing in welsh and english and are always on the lookout for new...

Ragsy’s keeping up with the Joneses

Ragsy - She's A Lady (Cover)

NewMusic please check out and share the video for our version of Tom Jones #ShesALady as part of our new album #KeepingUpWithTheJoneses Diolch x

Posted by Ragsy on Monday, 8 January 2018

The man off The Voice with the voice is back in 2018 with what he says is exciting new music. Ragsy got in touch...