Friday, August 5, 2011

Welsh Music Prize Launched

Ireland has the Choice Music Prize, Canada has Polaris and now Wales has its very own music award; The Welsh Music Prize. The prize, an initiative of SWN Festival and co-founders Huw Stephens and John Rostron, will be selected and judged by a panel of industry figures and music experts. A shortlist of 12 albums released between 1 August 2010 and 31 July 2011 will be announced very soon with the winner to be announced at SWN Festival 2011.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Cleared and Ready for Take Off

Paper Aeroplanes, one of Wales brightest hopes, have announced a 16 date tour UK tour in September & October. To co-incide with the tour the band will be releasing a new 4 track EP 'A Comfortable Sleep' on "My First Records" in September.

Tour Dates are as follows:

Fri 16th Sept - Clwb lfor Bach, Cardiff
Sat 17th Sept - Southsea Festival, Southsea
Fri 23rd Sept - Bristol Folk House, Bristol
Sat 24th Sept - The Chattery, Swansea
Sun 25th Sept - The Old Deli, Milford Haven
Thurs 29th Sept - The Frog And Fiddle, Cheltenham
Fri 30th Sept - Anvil, Basingstoke
Sat 1st Oct - The Book Barge, Manchester
Sat 1st Oct- House Concerts, York,
Sun 2nd Oct - Leaf, Liverpool
Tues 4th Oct - The Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
Wed 5th Oct - Riverside Studios, London
Thurs 6th Oct - Prince albert, Rodborough, Nr. Stroud
Fri 7th Oct - Beach and Barnicott, Bridport
Sat 8th Oct - Miss Peabod's, Cornwall
Sun 9th Oct - The Musician, Leicester
Mon 10th Oct - The Bicycle Shop, Norwich