Llanelli goes back to the 80’s

MARTY McFly set the dials in the Delorean and with a trail of fire the car landed in Llanelli in the 1980's.

By some quirk of fate Michael Knight had also arrived along with KITT his speaking car. As it happens Del Boy and his trusty yellow three wheeler happened to be in town with a market stall selling objay dars and horses duvers as well.

Were we dreaming? Electric Dreams maybe. We were most definitely human and dancers. This was Ymlaen Llanelli's latest attempt to...

Ed Sheeran sends message of support to Lilly

POP superstar Ed Sheeran has lent his weight to support a young girl from Llanelli who requires a double lung and heart transplant.

Lilly Kendall, aged 10 from Llanelli has a rare condition which has meant that since the age of 10-days-old she has struggled with health issues.

Lilly collapses regularly under the strain of her illness and her family and medical experts at Great Ormond Street Hospital are working tirelessly to try an ensure that Lilly's condition remains...

Llanelli Freemasons present bursary to talented tenor

A member of Loud Applause Rising Stars (LARS) Osian Wynn Clarke is this year's recipient of the St Elli Lodge 2018 Annual Musical Bursary.

Osian was presented with his trophy, certificate and bursary at the Lodge's Annual Sunday Lunch event at the Stradey Park Hotel.

Osian is 17-years-old and is currently studying Welsh, Music, Drama and English Literature A Levels at Ysgol Dyffryn Aman. He is a member of the Junior Conservatoire at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in...

Côr Meibion Llandybie’s annual concert set to be a big night

THERE is a big night coming up for Côr Meibion Llandybie as they hold their annual concert on Friday, June 8, at the Memorial Hall in Llandybie.

The choir will be joined by members of Côr Meibion Dinefwr.

The combined choirs will be conducted by Mr Alan Davies and accompanist will be Ms Catrin Morris.

Guest soloist for the evening will be Ms Angharad Davies (soprano) and she will be accompanied by Mrs Gloria Lloyd.

The evening will also feature Rhydian Tiddy playing the...

Bont Town Band gets lighting upgrade with £2k grant

MEMBERS of the Pontardulais Town Band are enjoying the benefits of new LED lighting after receiving a £2,000 grant from E.ON’s Energising Communities Fund.

The old fluorescent tube lighting in the band room’s main rehearsal space, music library, kitchen and storage areas has now been replaced with more energy efficient LED lights. This has reduced the glare and improved the quality of lighting for the band members, as well as for all...

Band to belt out the beats for charity

FANCY listening to live music from an up and coming young band? Want to help raise money charity?

Then head along to the Fishermans Arms in Kidwelly tomorrow, Friday (May 25) where Audio Dropouts will be performing to raise money for TrekStock and Cancer Research.

Audio Dropouts are a six piece band who formed last year in college. They consist of a vocalist, two guitarists, a bassist, drummer and a trumpet player.

Last year they played at the Gar Gwyl music festival that was...

Flying Medic in the mix with Music Festival

A Carmarthenshire micro music festival is being arranged by a Welsh flying medic.

Dr Dindi Gill, a Critical Care Doctor on board Wales Air Ambulance, is the brains behind the Robot Monkey micro-festival which will take place on June 30th near Llandeilo.

The festival is set to encompass an eclectic mix of various music genres from disco to funk and house to techno with all proceeds donated to the...

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...