Events in Swansea: music, pubs & bars

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Swansea Jazzland

St James Club, St James Crescent

Just a 20mins walk from our guesthouse

8pm - 11pm


















Swansea Grand Theatre

Just a 10min walk from our bed and breakfast

01792 475715



Wednesday 19th June

Swansea University Choral Society

The Great Hall, Swansea University, Bay Campus - 10mins drive from our B&B


Swansea University Choral Society





Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem

Elin Manahan Thomas - soprano

Robert Davies - baritone

Galya Kolarova - piano

Jâms Coleman - piano

Ian Rutt - conductor


The Swansea University Choral Society are joined by alumni and members of staff, to perform the Requiem in the composer’s own version with piano duo rather than orchestra.


The result is a ravishingly intimate work which gives a new perspective on Brahms’ great masterpiece. The vocal soloists are the internationally-renowned singers Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) and Robert Davies (baritone).


Book tickets online on or call the box office on 01792 60 49 00.


Friday 21st June

The Roy Orbison Story

Swansea Grand Theatre - 10mins walk from our guesthouse


He's the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world's darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking, and sounding performers in modern music. The one and only Barry Steele takes on the role in The Roy Orbison Story. He comes with great credentials and a genuine admiration for the Big O. Now he is set to put the rock back into 'Roy Orbison' as he takes to the stage to commemorate this legend in 'The Roy Orbison Story' In Concert.

Get ready for an upbeat night of solid gold 60s hits and 80s contemporary genius as the Roy Orbison Story celebrates the musical legacy of The Big O. The production also features original material written but never sung by Roy Orbison and showcases elements of the orchestration new albums alongside chart busting hits originally made famous by Jerry Lee Lewis, Procol Harum, Del Shannon, Chris Isaak, The Spencer Davis Group and a stunningly brilliant accolade as the whole cast comes together to pay homage to the original super group 'The Traveling Wilburys.'

Barry Steele has been stunning audiences with his uncanny ability to recreate the vocal talents of the legendary Roy Orbison, winning rave reviews across the globe. His vocal talents are quite simply 'True Identikit Brilliance.'


Saturday 22nd June

Classical Midsummer Music Spectacular

National Botanic Gardens, Carmarthenshire - 30mins drive from our guesthouse


We are very proud and honoured to have international singing star Dr Julie Yuan-Ru Hsieh with us for this year’s Wildflower Weekend Midsummer Concert.


The Taiwanese soprano will be joining Symphonica Tywi for our classical midsummer music spectacular on Saturday June 22.


The concert starts at 7.30pm and the 55-piece orchestra will play until dusk.


Some of the highlights on this year’s programme are: Walk to the Paradise Garden by Delius; Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers; Overture to The Wasps by Ralph Vaughan Williams; Jurassic Park by John Williams; Song to the Moon by Dvorak; and Out of Africa by John Barry


Midsummer Concert tickets are £15 (£13 for Garden members) and are available by calling 01558 667149.


Saturday 22nd June


Brangwyn Hall - 2mins walk just behind our bed and breakfast


Award winning, double platinum selling vocalist Rhydian is joined this year by renowned harpist Claire Jones. Friends for many years, the pair have achieved chart topping success and legions of fans across the globe.


Claire has been the official Royal harpist for 4 years and Rhydian works closely with Prince Charles as an ambassador of the Princes Trust. They are thrilled to be bringing their show to the Brangwyn Hall Swansea this year.


Not only will you get to hear Rhydian and Claire at their best but for one night only they will be joined by Britain’s Got Talent finalist and Golden Buzzer winner Gruffydd Wyn, whose natural tenor voice has touched millions of fans.


The concert will include an eclectic mix of music and their talent will be sure to leave you wanting more.


Saturday 22nd June

Illegal Eagles

Swansea Grand Theatre - 10mins walk from our guesthouse


The Eagles tribute returns in 2019 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship.


This phenomenal group of musicians have been touring for over two decades and remain true Eagles fanatics! Their longevity and continued international acclaim are due in no small part to their extraordinary mastery of the Eagles' distinctive sound.


Featuring the very best from the Eagles' repertoire including Hotel California, Take it to the Limit, Life in the Fast Lane, Take It Easy, Lyin' Eyes, Desperado and plenty more!


'Amazing Musicianship & Vocals' - NME


Saturday 22nd June

Sinfonia Cymru & Kabantu

Taliesin Arts centre, Swansea university - 25mins walk or a short drive from our hotel


Sinfonia Cymru & Kabantu: 'Close to Folk'


Blurring boundaries and borders, inspired by the music and poetry of Wales and the UK.


World music collective Kabantu joins forces with innovative Welsh chamber orchestra Sinfonia Cymru to blur the boundaries between genres, taking inspiration from the music and poetry of Wales and the rest of the UK. Featuring brand new music, written and devised by the players from both ensembles, including new versions of the songs Sospan Fach, Suo Gan and Dafydd y Garreg Wen, Close to Folk is a stunning celebration of people and culture.


The two ensembles forge in this collaboration to unravel new marriages of music from around the globe, celebrating the space where different cultures meet. This is autonomous music, bridging orchestral and traditional folk music with an open book of genres and countries. An egalitarian, collaborative and creative process, bypassing the conductor and composer to give the music back to the musicians, this new sound world defies genre and embraces sheer joy in music from all over the globe.


Tickets: £12-£14 01792 60 20 60



Friday 4th October

The Swansea Fringe 2019 | Sound Board Magazine Stage

Hangar 18 Music Venue, 50 Plymouth Street, SA13QQ - 20mins walk from our B&B


Sound Board Magazine have soared out of the blue and into the #SwanseaMusic scene over the last year (actually launching with a special #SwanseaFringe debut issue!) and it's a pleasure to welcome them to the Fringe and Hangar 18 Music Venue this year, where they've a lineup of South Wales-based artists that are set to enthrall and mesmerise you for the evening.


From 6.30pm, expect music from Carolines, The Stray Pursuit, Red Telephone, Zepher, My Girlfriend's a Zombie and Jonathan Nicholas Music.






















































364 Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3UL



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