Gwdih? June Listings
- Friday, 1st - Saturday, 30th June 2012
- Gwdih? Cafe Bar, Guildford Crescent, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF10 2HJ
- Age Restrictions:
Jealous Lovers Bank Holiday Special | Fri 1st | 9pm | Free Jealous Lovers is back with a club night packed with so much indie it would wear Jarvis Cocker specs in a non-ironic ironic way. There will be another dose of the most exciting live bands, and DJs spinning tunes till 2 am that will make you dance like its 2006. This month Welsh math rock band Violas will be taking to the stage, as will punk ska band Big Colours. TICKETS http://www.wegottickets.com/event/151000 JEALOUS LOVERS http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jealous-Lovers-Club/220452258036337 VIOLAS http://www.facebook.com/violasband BIG COLOURS bigcolours.co.uk
Juju Nations | Sat 2nd | 9pm | £2 Juju Nations brings its unique blend of afrobeat, funk and reggae to Saturday night. Be prepared for funky and frantic flavours, be prepared for a night of funk and reggae classics of 60s and 70s, be prepared for booty shaking afrobeat...be prepared to dance.
Nyth Micro Festival | Sun 3rd | 2pm | £7 adv Nyth have put together a stellar line-up of acoustic, experimental and Welsh-language bands for their Nyth Micro Festival, including indie-popsters Yr Ods and folk band Cowbois rhos Botwnnog. TICKETS http://www.wegottickets.com/event/168161 EVENT http://www.facebook.com/events/262439847176311/ NYTH http://www.facebook.com/nyth1 YR ODS http://www.facebook.com/yrods http://www.last.fm/music/Yr+Ods COWBOIS RHOS BOTWNNOG http://www.crhb.net http://soundcloud.com/cowbois http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cowbois-Rhos-Botwnnog/157387904303450 CREISION HUD http://soundcloud.com/creisionhud http://www.facebook.com/creisionhud BO NINGEN http://www.stolenrecordings.co.uk/artists/bo_ningen.html http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bo-Ningen/125933780768792 http://www.myspace.com/boningen IFAN DAFYDD http://www.facebook.com/IfanDafydd http://www.last.fm/music/Ifan+Dafydd TRWBADOR http://trwbador.co.uk/ http://soundcloud.com/trwbador https://www.facebook.com/trwbador/app_182222305144028 DAU CEFN http://soundcloud.com/dau-cefn SIDDI Y PENCADLYS http://soundcloud.com/ypencadlys ROB AL’RIPARS All the way from the slopes of Snowdonia, guitars, saxophones and double-bass in tow, Rob a'r Ripars will arrive especially to escalate the party to supernatural levels! Amazingly energetic covers of legendary artists such as Stevie Wonder, Average White Band and James Brown plus a few more unconventional gems. KIM DE BILLS PLYCI http://soundcloud.com/plyci http://www.facebook.com/plycimusik
BeatReview Micro Fest | Mon 4th | 2pm | £6 adv The BeatReview Micro Fest promises to be a musical extravaganza! With two stages, over 8 hours of live bands, and 14 acts! Including Catfish and the Bottlemen, Right Hand Left Hand, and Little Arrow. TICKETS http://www.wegottickets.com/event/151008 EVENT http://www.facebook.com/events/206351562807696/ BEATREVIEW http://www.beatreview.com/ CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN http://catfishandthebottlemen.com/ http://www.facebook.com/catfishandthebottlemen WE’RE NO HEROES www.facebook.com/werenoheroes PAPER FACTORY http://www.facebook.com/paperfactory RIGHT HAND LEFT HAND http://www.myspace.com/righthandlefthand RORY AND NED http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rory-and-Ned/330880290260130 MR.TOM http://www.facebook.com/MrTomMusic JOHN BLEK AND THE RATS http://www.facebook.com/pages/John-blek-The-Rats-Official/131082786902649 LITTLE ARROW http://littlearrow.co.uk/ JOSHUA CAOLE http://www.facebook.com/joshuacaoleuk HUWIE PRICE http://www.huwieprice.com/fr_home.cfm IVAN MOULT http://ivanmoult.com/ JOHN FAZAL http://www.myspace.com/jonfazal SCRIBER http://scriber.bandcamp.com/ NED RUNDELL http://www.myspace.com/nedrundell
Vagabond Comedy | Tues 5th | 8pm | Free It’s our hugely popular comedy night, that’s guaranteed to tickle your funny bone like no one else. Every month Jordan Brookes brings us a variety of wonderful acts, from the experienced and world-weary, to the inexperienced and wide-eyed. VAGABOND COMEDY http://www.facebook.com/groups/187668734673968/
Bassplayers | Wed 6th | 8pm | £2 (Free w/ instrument) Our jam night returns to bring you a dazzling showcase of Cardiff's best DJs and musicians in a brand new format. Each month Bassplayers and Trill Promotions invite everyone to come along and jam, mix and dance with resident DJs and musicians. BASSPLAYERS http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bass-Players/168557583174034?v=app_178091127385
Jukebox Slam w/ Three Pairs of Shoes | Thurs 7th | 8pm | £3 adv Jukebox Slam brings the the best indie rock in the city, and this time we’re keeping the party going with indie rock DJs till 2am. This month we’ve got performances from Three Pairs of Shoes, a six-piece folk band who mix a variety of musical influences with the story-telling charm on traditional folk. JUKEBOX SLAM http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jukebox-Slam-Promotions/175819002446934 THREE PAIRS OF SHOES http://www.facebook.com/threepairsofshoes
Knees Up! w/ The Lay-Lows | Fri 8th | 9pm | £3 The ‘mod and roll’ night is back with plenty of New Wave, Post-Punk, R&B and Garage. Resident Knees Up! DJ POP Chartist will be spinning some tunes with a little help from a special guest DJ. To top it off indie rock band The Lay-Lows will be performing for our entertainment. THE LAY-LOWS http://www.facebook.com/thelaylows
Fat City w/ Dirty Funk Syndicate | Sat 9th | 9pm | £3 With their eclectic collection of foot-tingling tunes, you can always expect the best genre-bending rhythms at Fat City including soul, Latin, jazz, house, world, electro, funk and hip-hop, all thrown together in a happy dancefloor-flavoured mix. This month there is a special performance from funk gods Dirty Funk Syndicate. FAT CITY http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fat-City/290618300949803?ref=ts DIRTY FUNK SYNDICATE www.facebook.com/ContrabandSessions
Jazz Revh? w/ The Occasional Brass Ensemble | Mon 11th | 8pm | £3 Our monthly Jazz night showcases the best jazz talents from Cardiff. This month we are joined by The Occasional Brass Ensemble who recreate the big noise street band sound of New Orleans. JAZZ REVHW https://www.facebook.com/groups/144640298897557/ THE OCCASIONAL BRASS ENSEMBLE http://soundcloud.com/theobe/sets/the-occasional-brass-ensemble
Music Matters Quiz | Tue 12th | 8pm | £1 per player Gather your notational neurons and ready your melodic mind... Music Matters is Gwdih?'s cure to pub quiz banality! This quiz is set to test the outer reaches of your musical knowledge, combining interactive rounds with a broad spectrum of probing musical quizzing.
The Bronze Medal | Wed 13th | 8pm | £3 Masters of the indie slow build - TheBronze Medal will be rocking the Gwdih? stage with support from Sunshine Riot, Rats, and Harri Davies.
Candela | Sat 16th | 9pm | £3 Join the Candela DJs for Cardiff’s only genre encompassing dance floor focused night. Candela is ready to indulge your ears into the morning hours with the never-ending record boxes packed full to the very brim of sounds to make you salivate!
Cardiff’s Mini Film Festival | Sun 17th | 7pm | £2 Think you’re the next big thing? Brought to you by Bulldozer Films, enter your film to Cardiff’s Mini Film Festival and win prizes, network with film makers, actors and musicians and raise money for Oxjam. Each film will be screened at the event and Oxjam soundtrack buskers will be performing.
Reel Outlooks | Mon 18th | 8pm | Free Every month Reel Outlooks screens documentaries to make you think. This month we’ll be watching Anima Mundi, a film about the ecological, financial, and societal crisis is explained and presents an alternative featuring experts including Noam Chomsky. REEL OUTLOOKS http://www.facebook.com/pages/Reel-Outlooks/174534829299809 ANIMA MUNDI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z-fRQayrUk
Folk in the Owls Nest w/ Sam Forrest | Wed 20th | 8:30pm | Free Folk In The Owls Nest is back again for another night of folk and acoustic live music. Every month our little gwdih? goes in search of the best folk and acoustic acts. This month we have an extra special treat in the form on Sam Forrest (Nine Black Alps) who will be performing his new solo material. TICKETS http://www.wegottickets.com/event/168292
STHC w/ Question The Mark EP Launch | Thurs 21st | TBC | £3 STHC is back for more with their great line up of punk rock shows. This time is a special show for Question The Mark, with the launch of their EP, with support from All the Best Tapes, Not Since the Accident, and The Strike Fades. EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/384173661621349/ QUESTION THE MARK https://www.facebook.com/questionthemark ALL THE BEST TAPES https://www.facebook.com/allthebesttapes1 NOT SINCE THE ACCIDENT https://www.facebook.com/notsincetheaccident THE STRIKE FADES https://www.facebook.com/thestrikefades
Typical Stereo w/ This Many Boyfriends | Fri 22nd | 8pm | £4 adv Tour de Josh gives us a fantastic line-up of indie pop bands every month and then shares his vast and eclectic collection of seven inches with us until morning! This month's line-up includes the terrifically indie, This Many Boyfriends, along with Just Handshakes and Totem Terrors. TICKETS: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/163591 EVENT: http://www.facebook.com/events/335075679883362/ TYPICAL STEREO http://typicalstereo.co.uk/ THIS MANY BOYFRIENDS http://www.thismanyboyfriends.com/ JUST HANDSHAKES http://justhandshakeswerebritish.bandcamp.com/ TOTEM TERRORS http://totemterrors.bandcamp.com/
Ska Mumbo Jumbo | Sat 23rd | 8:30pm | £3 It’s the launch of a brand new Gwdih? night!! Mumbo Jumbo will be bringing you a variety of tasty treats from around the globe and mixing it all together to form a coktail of chaos and craziness. This month it’s Ska Mumbo Jumbo with the fabulous The Rude ‘em Outs, who will be bringing their brass fuelled ska rock ‘n’ roll to the stage. THE RUDE ‘EM OUTS http://www.facebook.com/rudeemouts
Sundown Vintage Market | Sun 24th | 4pm | Free It’s the return of Sundown Market to Gwdih?, but this time we’re shaking things up a bit with a selection of themed markets. This month the theme is vintage, with a whole host fabulous and eclectic vintage stalls for you to peruse at your leisure while a few live acts entertain you.
Oxjam Launch Party | Wed 27th | 8pm | £4 adv Oxjam is back for another year of musical fundraising and we’re kick starting the whole thing with a launch party, which will be bringing you some of our past favorite Oxjam acts including We’re No Heroes.
Ifor Bach w/ Steve Eaves | Fri 29th June | 8pm | £5 Ifor Bach yet again brings us another great line up of Welsh acts with the amazing and poetic Steve Eaves, and fantastic support from the talented Fflurd Dafydd, and Greta Isaac. The to keep the party going DJ Meic P will be spinning some tunes late into the night.
Lovetempo w/ Christophe | Sat 30th | 8pm | £3 Curated by vinyl aficionados Owain K (Dessous) & Rob Needham (The Pool); Lovetempo is a brand new evening of entertainment coming to Gwdih?. Bringing you a whole bunch of dance floor boogie delights including plenty of funk, soul, boogie, disco, and house and with some very special guests planned to grace the decks. This month FutureBoogie’s Christophe spins some tunes.
RECENTLY ANNOUNCED FOR JULY:
Vagabond Comedy w/ Matt Price | Tue 10th | 8pm | £5 Our hugley popular comedy night presents a special line-up as comedian Matt Price test runs his Edinburgh Show on an unsuspecting Cardiff audience.
Sundown Records Market | Sun 22 | 4pm | Free The second in our run of themed markets, this time the music geeks take over our market. Expect to find plenty of great releases by local labels and bands, as well as some classic old records.
Fat City w/ The Bongolian | Sat 14th | 9pm | £3 Regularly throwing caution to the wind with their eclectic collection of foot-tingling tunes, you can always expect the best genre-bending rhythms at Fat City. This month we welcome The Bongolian, who offer a healthy dose of Hammond-led, psychedelic funk, combined with bongos, bass and a distinctive mod flavour.