Côr Meibion Llanelli Gethin Hughes Annual Memorial Bursary Award at Ffwrnes Theatre

GETHIN Hughes would have loved every minute of it.

An evening which put the spotlight on young up-and-coming singers fitted perfectly with Gethin’s musical philosophy.

The much-missed pianist and organist, who was known as Llanelli’s ‘Mr Music’, would have been overjoyed to see such a wealth of talent on show.

As the evening came to a climax with the classic Superstar medley from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, the audience was able to reflect on the fact...

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...

Cor Curiad in fine voice at Stradey Castle

IT'S been a busy year for the ladies of Cor Curiad Llanelli, the all female singing group have performed a number of charitable shows, including the Ty Bryngwyn Hospice 'Festval of Light'.

This week, they have been performing at Stradey Castle with three sold-out shows, raising funds for Marie Curie, a charity that supports people and their families suffering with terminal illness.

The group is made up of all ages, with the oldest being 87 and have been entertaining audiences since 1995....

New single for Burry Port’s John Owen-Jones

John Owen-Jones (Phantom/Les Miserables) will release a new single on 8 December. ‘Come What May’ is a duet with Sophie Evans (Wicked/Over The Rainbow). This follows John’s recent performances in Tiger Bay the Musical, and coincides with December solo shows in Llanelli, Cardiff and London. On the Welsh shows John’s Special Guest will be “the girl with the million-pound voice”, thirteen-year-old Beau Dermott. Beau shot to fame after giving a...

Carmarthen concert date for famous LYRA Russian Vocal Ensemble

The Russians are coming!

To Carmarthen, in fact!

The internationally-acclaimed LYRA Russian Vocal Ensemble will be performing at St Peters Church, Carmarthen, on Friday, May 12 (7pm).

Tickets are £10 on the door and there are interval refreshments available at £2.50.
LYRA are from St. Petersburg, Russia.

The singing group consists of four members that have been educated either as opera singers or choir conductors in St. Petersburg Conservatory.
The four are -