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MU Welcomes Cardiff Council’s Support for Gigs in Cardiff Castle

Four nights of live music at Cardiff Castle will support musicians and grassroots music venues.

Published: 27 August 2021 | 4:26 PM
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"It’s great to see Cardiff Council showing their support for the return of live music in such a practical way.” Photo credit: Shutterstock

The MU is pleased to welcome Cardiff Council’s support for live music through four nights of gigs that are taking place in Cardiff Castle over the August bank holiday weekend, from Friday 27 to Monday 30 August. Cardiff Council have provided support for the gigs to be staged in the Castle so that four grassroots music venues have been able to programme the gigs and, along with the musicians involved, benefit from retaining all ticket income.

Andy Warnock, Regional Organiser for Wales and South West England, commented: “It’s great to see Cardiff Council showing their support for the return of live music in such a practical way that will benefit musicians and grassroots music venues.

“I’m grateful to Councillors Huw Thomas and Peter Bradbury, as well as the Council Officers, for their work on this initiative, and look forward to continuing our engagement with them through Cardiff Music Board to support and enhance music across the city. I also hope that other councils will also consider how they can support the return of live music as we continue the recovery from Covid-19.”

The venues programming the gigs are Clwb Ifor Bach, Porters, Fuel, and The Moon. Further information and tickets are available from their websites or via Cardiff Castle.

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