James Dean Bradfield will play the Best Of Wales Gala in aid of Velindre as part of Wales Week in London on Friday 8th March 2019 at London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square. Tickets are on sale now
November 26, 2018
Manic Street Preachers will play Cardiff Castle on Saturday 29th June 2019 as part of their This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours 20th Anniversary Tour. Tickets are priced £39.50 and go on sale at 9:30am, Friday 30th November 2018.
November 22, 2018
James Dean Bradfield will play a solo gig at Newbridge Memo on Wednesday 12th December 2018 to celebrate 10 years as a Velindre Patron. Tickets are £17.50 and will go on sale Friday 23rd November 2018 at 10 am via www.newbridgememo.co.uk or from the box office on 01495 243252
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