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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

‘Help keep music thriving in our county’ with Instrument Amnesties

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council along with its Music Service is launching three Instrument Amnesties which will take place over the coming weeks.

Members of the public are being encouraged to come along to any of the three venues chosen to donate any old and unwanted musical instruments for use in the county’s schools.

Executive board member for education and children’s services Cllr Glynog Davies said: “If...

Sinfonia Cymru at Pontyberem

Pontyberem was the venue for a performance by Sinfonia Cymru and the world renowned cellist Michael Petrov. The unusual choice of venue harks back to a self confessed love affair with the hall on the part of Sinfonia Cymru's conductor Gareth Jones. He said that he fell in love with the hall over 25 years-ago when he visited Pontyberem with an amateur orchestra. He said it was important to take the orchestra out of Cardiff and take them out to the...

Carmarthenshire school children join mass choir for Christmas Fantasia

HUNDREDS of local primary school pupils are being given the unique experience to sing with a leading symphony orchestra at leading concert halls later this year.

Pupils from local primary schools across Carmarthenshire will take part in 'SINGCREDIBLE', an exciting primary school outreach initiative by the Llanelli’s famous Hywel Girls’ Choir & Hywel Boy Singers. SINGCREDIBLE will give primary school children the experience of professional performances at leading concert halls...

Sinfonia Cymru to play Pontyberem

WITH outstanding cello soloist Michael Petrov and Principal Conductor Gareth Jones, award winning chamber orchestra Sinfonia Cymru returns to Pontyberem Memorial Hall with its classic blend of virtuosity and excellence.

Principal Conductor Gareth Jones founded Sinfonia Cymru in 1996. Since its early days the orchestra has enjoyed regular visits to Pontyberem Memorial Hall and is always greeted with the warmest of welcomes from the enthusiastic and knowledgeable local audience. For...