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What’s On May 2024

Music

May11

CAPTAIN ACCIDENT

When:
Where:The Globe, Cardiff

Captain Accident delivers his unique blend of rock-driven soulful roots reggae, ska & dub with the help of the finest musical collective dubbed “The Disasters”.

Boasting soulful vocals, luscious harmonies, soaring twin guitars and a truly infectious groove, there’s no standing still when Captain Accident and his clumsy companions hit the stage.​

Dates and venues:
The Globe. 125 Albany Road, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3NS.
SATURDAY 11TH MAY
7:00 PM | 14+ (UNDER 16S TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT)


More details: The Globe

May18

SPEAKING IN TONGUES – TALKING HEADS TRIBUTE

When:
Where:The Globe, Cardiff

Speaking In Tongues recreate the spectacle of Talking Heads at their peak, playing hits from ‘Stop Making Sense’, the seminal concert film, as well as groundbreaking albums like ‘Fear of Music’ and ‘Remain in Light’.

Dates and venues:
The Globe. 125 Albany Road, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3NS.
SATURDAY 18TH MAY
7:00 PM | 14+ (UNDER 16S TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT)


More details: The Globe

May25

CELEBRATE THIS PLACE 2024

When:
Where:The Tramshed, Cardiff

Celebrate This Place returns to Cardiff for its second iteration in 2024.

Taking place on May 25th & 26th for the Bank Holiday Weekend, following a sold out event in 2023. The two day festival will take place at Tramshed Cardiff, a 1,000 capacity venue located in the City Centre.

Headlining day one of the festival is the enigmatic masked Rap artist CASISDEAD, who is currently nominated for a BRIT award for Best Hip-hop/grime/rap act, and who’s highly anticipated debut album ‘Famous Last Words’ which came out in 2023 charted 7th on the UK Official Album Charts.

Headlining day two of the festival are Warmduscher, party-starters with a penchant for punk-funk dance grooves and witty, dirty lyrics. The London based band have worked with Ithe likes of Iggy Pop and Soulwax, and were hailed by BBC 6 Music DJ Marc Riley as the “best band on the planet.”

Celebrate This Place is brought to you by the team at Clwb Ifor Bach, that also organise the city’s annual multi-venue showcase festival ‘Sŵn’.

Dates and venues:
Tramshed Cardiff. May 25th & 26th

More details: The Tramshed

May31

NUBYIAN TWIST

When:
Where:The Globe, Cardiff

A blend of virtuosic players, skilled producers and inspired composers join forces to create a unique, infectious sound drawing on jazz, hip-hop, afrobeat, latin, soul, reggae and dance music – expect ultra-tight musicianship and a powerful 9 piece, big band sound. Since forming in 2011 at the Leeds College of Music, Nubiyan Twist have risen to become one of the leading groups in the fertile UK music scene. Known for their eclectic blend of styles and powerful sound, the virtuosic nine-piece band’s thrilling exploration of tight musicianship and infectious grooves have consistently mesmerised audiences.

Dates and venues:
The Globe. 125 Albany Road, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3NS.
FRIDAY 31st MAY
7:00 PM | 14+ (UNDER 16S TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT)


More details: The Globe

Free

May1

May Events @ Central Library Hub

When:
Where:Central Library Hub

At the Central Library Hub there are free events for all ages Mondays to Saturdays! Come and meet people, enjoy a chat, take part in free language lessons or develop new craft skills.

Mondays: Welsh Storytime
Wednesdays: English Conversation Club/Knit & Natter/Spanish Conversation Club
Thursdays: Welsh Conversation Club/Rhyme Time
Saturdays: Lego Club/Craft Club

Check the Central Library Hub website for all upcoming events.

Dates and venues:
Mondays to Saturdays. The Hayes, Cardiff, CF10 1FL

More details: Central Library Hub