Reconcile are a 5 piece unit who formed in early 2008 and started to create their individual sound from the array of influences that each member threw on the table.
The band fused what already possessed n their audio armory, then amalgamated their differences, resulting in a rapid evolution into the Reconcile they are today…..
With the body of talent entwining their own personal styles in such harmony combined. The end result is a much flava’d concoction of rollercoastering riffs, defiibulating beats and bomb fueled bass-lines which are contorted perfectly with lyrics of meaning.
With only one change from the original line-up, drummer Dan Davies joined in early 2012 after D.C’s departure and has helped progress Reconciles personality even further.
From local venues in and around South Wales and Bristol’s surrounding areas, the guys have also played the likes of TattooJam’09, Glastonbuget’11, the first 2years of Breakin’Out Festival, Brisfest’13 and also Surface Festival’s 2011 international competition, which gave the guys a slot at London’s O2 Indigo Arena in the finals, where they achieved 10th place out of 12,000 applicants.
Reconcile are continuing to create and write new material and are as strong as ever.
Digital Criminals want to give music lovers a “back to roots” recording, relying on capturing a great band performance and limiting the post production relied upon by so many modern artists today.
Still regarded as a “New Band”, the Digital Criminals line up was completed in August 2014. The writing partnership of Dan Fry (Guitarist) and Emily Bates (Vocalist) inspired both Andy Jones (Drummer) and James Hardwick (Bass Player) enough to respond to their advertisement. Following a few rehearsals the bonds between the 4 was cemented.
Their first performance was 3 months later in the form of a support slot, to introduce audiences to their sound. As the band grew closer as a unit, they self produced both the music and video for ”Got To Go There”, which is featured on “Blank TV”. This was followed by the energetic live recording of “Before It Goes Any Further” which set the bands “No Frills” approach. Following a great response, the bands main focus is to perform everywhere possible and build upon an already growing fan base, whilst continuing to write and record music their way!
Them Dead Beats
A two-piece rock ‘n’ roll outfit hailing from the glamorous suburbs of Barry but with feet now firmly planted in the heart of Cardiff, Them Dead Beats deliver a whirlwind of filth infused garage rock and blues on a weekly basis.
Leading this Steptoe duo is Matt Taylor. Taking vocalstyling’s from the more unique areas of blues and rocks chequered history, Matt never fails to deliver a raucous performance with his buzz saw vocals never failing to make an impact.
Keeping the backbone strong is Rhys Gallivan. Acting almost as a second frontman, Rhys multi-tasks in providing thunderous rhythms as well as stoking the crowd into a dance floor frenzy.
They wear their influences on their sleeves with obvious nods to Tom Waits, The White Stripes, Bob Dylan, The Black Keys, The Doors and more.
Together they produce music reminiscent of analogue warmth and dirty dancehalls. With tracks being as varied as Break In, Strange Pop and Stop and Down By The River these two musical scoundrels are versatile in style without ever straying too far from their crowd pleasing tone.
Valentine Roots are a welsh rock band formed in July 2014 by Tom Greening(Lead Guitar) and Jordan Chandler(Drums). They then contacted Alex Rouf(Bass Guitar) and then started looking for a vocalist. After a week the band settled on Rowan Coombes(Vocals & Rhythm Guitar). With the band complete, they started practicing a range of cover songs by Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes, Rage Against The Machine, Kasabian, Stereophonics, Blur, Foo Fighters and Cage The Elephant. We Played our first gig in mid July and then started writing originals soon after. In September Jordan Chandler(Drums) left the band for personal reasons and was replaced by Sam Oliver. The band then resumed writing originals andplayed a group of gigs towards the end of September and early October. The band is currently working on their first E.P which is expected to be released towards the end of 2014/early 2015.
Doors Open 18:00
Show Starts 20:30
The First 20 Ladies Through The Door Get A Box Of Chocolates 🙂
Jack Ellis – Vocals/Acoustic Guitar
Joe “Halfpipe” Phillips – Bass/Vox
Adam Lashmar – Lead
Greg “Gomez” Davies – Drums/Vox
Renegade folk band from Wales, formed a few years ago after a trip busking in Barcelona. From festivals to front rooms – collaborations with brass bands and beat boxers, jamming into the night or dancing round our front room – music is where we live.
‘Human, interesting, suggestive of something or someone that has been and gone […] They are pretty tunes, no doubt about it. Some will be enraptured by Bethany’s clear crystal voice’ Leeds Music Scene
Formed in the Summer of 2012, featuring Huw (Rhythm Guitar and Vocals), Mike (Bass Guitar) and Pete (Lead Guitar and Vocals) from popular covers band Flashback, the trio’s all acoustic original songs offer an eclectic mix of styles ranging from Americana and Bluesy based songs through to Melancholic ballads.
Show Stars 20:45
Hewn out of the coal birthed out of the South Welsh Valleys. These boys are as hard as black diamonds with a smoothness like cashmere puppies.
Bi Polar Bear
This Event Will Also Be The Launch Of Pontypool’s Saving Vinyl Music – SVM
Blue is Black
Were a band with a song in our hearts…..it might not be a happy song or a
friendly song or cuddly, snuggly, wuggly song but hey, thats whats in our hearts..
weve been together long enough to start very rock and roll feuds with in the group
which will undoubtedly put us on the cover of smash hits in no time…
Justin is the guitar hero who wishes that everything could be sleazy. Jon hides behind the drum kit, mainly from Justin’s sleaziness. Tom is a typically charismatic bass player who does a fantastic chicken head bob, and Alex howls his lungs out on a regular basis.
Pop Punk / Punk Rock band from Bristol/Cardiff.
We Will Be Showing The Wales Vs England Game Live At 20:00pm 🙂
Show Starts 21:45
With a repertoire of songs ranging from the early U2 years such as ‘I will follow’ to the very recent ‘Get on your boots’, U2tribe have an ever changing set list that will suit all events and occasions.
An authentic U2 tribute band is not an easy thing to achieve and U2tribe, as dedicated fans, are always trying to replicate the sound, energy and look of arguably the best band in the world. So if you are looking for a U2 tribute band that really do pay tribute to U2, then contact U2tribe.
For the best part of the last 30 years, the music of U2 has been heard over the airwaves, in arenas and stadiums from one side of the planet to the other. They’ve released 12 studio albums, 3 ‘Best of’ albums and 1 live album; have been involved in a number of compilations and are the biggest stadium rock band the world has ever seen. No other band has consistently made popular music for as long. From their humble beginnings in Ireland and the passion of the early 80’s releases; their onslaught of America in the late 80’s; the technological whirlwind of the 90’s and then their mammoth tours of the past 10 years, no matter what you think, U2 have always been there.
U2tribe will take you on a journey that is the history of U2’s music, playing some of the cult classics like ‘Electric Co’ and ‘Out of Control’, to the passion of songs like ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’, to the stadium staples of songs like ‘Where the Streets have no name’ and ‘Beautiful Day’ and also newer material from the past few years like ‘Vertigo’ and ‘Get on your Boots’ plus many more.
Show Starts 20:30
Hark! A Shark!
Hark! A Shark! are a female fronted pop punk sensation from Cardiff. The 5 piece band has a unique mixture of catchy vocals, huge pop punk choruses along with punchy and jumpy bass and drums, and the band fuses these elements to produce some truly awesome tunes, made for fans of punk rockers such as Tsunami Bomb, New Found Glory, The Offspring and all those other bands you remember from your teenage years!
Hark! A Shark! have been working hard behind the scenes, and are releasing their brand new EP Daylights Wastin’ on Friday 4th April! Their first release since July 2012, this eagerly anticipated EP is going to be available from shows, as well as iTunes, Amazon and Spotify!
They have shared the stage with the likes of Kids Cant Fly, Don Broco, Raise The Alarm, Man of the Hour, Two Marks and a Frank, Led By Lions, Highwinds, One Track Mind, Elite Days and many more.
Vocals from Nat are punctuated by punky guitars from Greg B and Huw, all propped up by the thumping drums of Andy and smooth bass of Greg T, completing the line up of Hark! A Shark!
Simple As are a 4 Piece Alternative band from South Wales. Originally formed in late 2007. Our lineup changed in 2010 and again in 2012. The band has gone from strength to strength with a change of style and alot more hunger to make a name for ourselves. In Summer 2012, we won the greatly popular MEZE LOUNGE BATTLE OF THE BANDS. With also a feature in KERRANG! Magazine that same month.
We are ready to unleash our music to the world! Check us out, hope you enjoy!
One Track Mind
Ten Plus One
Black Of Light