Disco, Funk, Soul, Electro – 1st Saturday of the Month
Bringing a fresh mix of amazing breaking Electronic DJs sprinkled with a touch of Soul & Boogie for sweaty parties and cleverly picked live acts to the Gwdihw stage, Blue Honey regularly pack out the 1st Saturday of the Month, with sell out nights such as Romare, Kutmah & Saul Wilks packing the dancefloor with cutting edge Electro tinged grooving.
Live Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, Afrobeat & more – 2nd Saturday of the Month
Gwdihw’s longest running night, Fat City have been throwing surprise vibes from across an eclectic spectrum of Soul, Disco, Latin, Jazz, World & more. From starting out as a midweek craft & DJ night, Fat City graduated to bring their beats to a Saturday and bring an incredible mix of off-beat, dancefloor filling acts and DJs, pushing the envelope in testing your musical minds and throwing in classic vinyl re-discoveries to boot.
Vinyl spun Funk, Tropical Boogie, Hip Hop & Afrobeat – Last Saturday of the Month
If you don’t know, they bring a collection of musical styles based around The Funk. The funk and soul that set fire to dance floors since the 60s, the classics of the Golden Era hip hop inspired by it, and the many influences it has had since, from Beats to Modern Boogie to Afro-revival. All of this seamlessly sewn together with turntablist skills to create something more than the sum of it’s parts. This isn’t just your compilation album night people! They bring it at the Gwdihw, as everyone loves it but no-one seems to be playing it. All Vinyl – All Good.
Eclectic Funk, Soul, Boogie, Disco & Hip Hop – 1st Friday of the Month
The crew is made up of four crate diggin’ disc jocks eager to put the soul clap back into your dance floor. Each DJ brings their own complementary style to the party. Expect the finest selection, heavy turntable skills and contagious fun times. Coming out of Cardiff and Bristol the Sure Shot deejays have shared stages with John Morales, Kon, The Pharcyde, Kutmah, The Sugarhill Gang, Myron & E, DJ Format, Romare, Bill Brewster, Smoove & Turrell and loads more.
Funky band troupe taking over Gwdihw in however they please! – 2nd Friday of the Month
On the second Friday of each month, SuperChango take over Gwdihŵ, playing a special one-off themed show, spinning dance floor classics and generally doing exactly as they damn well please. With an ever growing mix of collaborators including Afrocluster, Helena May, Oort Kuiper, Captain Accident, they pick themes and run their funky way with them – from Stevie Wonder, Carnival, Disco, B-Boy, Afrobeat & moore!
Johnny Cage & the Voodoo Groove’s Rock n Roll Revue
Badass, righteous Rock regulars, with scuzz, burlesque & more rock n’ Roll Party tricks
An all-out attack on the senses, Johnny Cage & the Voodoogroove will be bringing all their friends along for the ride for this, their 3rd of a year’s worth of Rock n’ Roll Revues. Expect burlesque dancers, DJ’s, amazing support acts and to top it all off, the UK’s most righteous rock n’ roll party machine.The Voodoo Groove have played everywhere from back allies to blues halls, house parties to festivals and let’s not forget the boudoirs. With their hareem of burlesque dancers, they have been known to get even the coolest of cats a little steamy under their collars with intriguingly dark and delicious Voodoo Groove dancing.
Awesome New Indie, Rock & more – Thursdays
Bringing the best in new talent and awesome established Indie acts, Juxtaposed deals in finely curated Alternative acts and request friendly Indie Discos.
Some bands that you might have been lucky enough to see – or unlucky enough to have missed: Frankie & the Heartstrings, Houdini Dax, Sen Segur, Night Engine, Mt Wolf, Bleach, Les Mistons, Alaska, The Vestals, Coves, We Are Animal, The Keys, Fist of the First Man, and many more!
Folk in the Owls Nest
Gorgeous Folk & Acoustic in our cosy front room – 1st Wednesday of the Month
On the first Wednesday of every month it’s Gwdihw’s long-established boutique folk night – Folk in the Owl’s Nest. Bringing gorgeous acoustic arrangements, captivating melodies and delicately thought out storytelling, we showcase local and far away talent in our cosy front room for your pleasure. Past acts include – Nat Johnson, The Gentle Good, Quiet Marauder, The Brmwys, Climbing Trees, Gideon Conn, Miss Maud’s Folly & more.
All My Friends
Experimental amalgam of Indie-Punk & Electronic
An experimental amalgam of Alternative music, from Electronic, Art-Rock, Punk & Alternative, all inspired by the dance-punk spirit of the eponymous LCD Soundsystem song. For fans of LCD Soundsystem, Titus Andronicus, Sufjan Stevens, East India Youth, Fucked Up, Flying Lotus, Jon Hopkins, Japandroids, Wolf Parade, Caribou, Liars & more. You’ve missed – HMS Morris, CaStLeS, Cotton Wolf, Heyrocco, Superhand, Parcs, Mumbleman, Albatross Archive, Karenin, Birdcage, 5th Spear & Ghostlawns.