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October this year will see the follow up to last year’s hugely successful Made In Roath Arts Festival. The festival will be taking place on 15th-17th October 2010, in various locations around Roath, Cardiff.

A community-based project promising an exciting and eclectic mix of exhibitions, residencies, workshops, performances and more, Made in Roath aims to give local people the opportunity to view, enjoy and celebrate local arts.

Made in Roath is open to everyone from professional artists to those trying out a new hobby. We are now gathering ideas and recruiting volunteers to get involved in this year’s festival. If you’re interested in showing work, helping out and/or just feel you might have something special to offer please contact madeinroath@gmail.com


The Gate Ensemble
The Gate Arts Centre – Cafe Bar
Friday 15th October, 6.30pm
This large ensemble are a musical force to be reckoned with. Having grown out of the music-making classes run on Monday nights at the Gate, they perform music in a range of styles, from jazz to soul, gospel and reggae, and bring with them a freshness of approach and happy eclecticism.

Frankie Armstrong curates…
A Celebration in Song in Roath
The Gate Arts Centre – Theatre
Friday 15th October, 8.30pm
An evening of music stretching from past to present, Australia, Georgia, the Caribbean and Roath itself. Featuring a fantastic line-up of local international artists;

Frankie Armstrong- singer and voice teacher- Historic folk songs to Cabaret and duets with Sarah Harman.
Bragod- Mary-Anne Roberts and Bob Evans back from performing in Germany. Welsh songs with crwth and lyre.
Darien Pritchard- Moving songs of the Australian outback
The Quiet Ranters- Acapella group who sing everything from Georgian folk songs to contemporary close harmony compositions
Imran Khan- A magnificent writer of dub/reggae poetry and song
Domestic Violins- Here Mary-Anne Roberts and Bob Evans are joined by Tom O’Riley to enliven the evening with Carnival songs from Mary-Ann’s native Caribbean

Tommy’s Bar presents…
The Made In Roath Fundraiser
with Benjamin Francis Leftwich (plus support)
The Gate Arts Centre – Theatre
Friday 15th October, 8.30pm
Tommy’s combine live music and art at this special Made in Roath Fundraiser gig- just £1 on the door! With it’s two tier stage and grassy terraced garden Tommy’s provides a great area for live art and even music around a camp fire…

Benjamin Francis Leftwich- Ben’s solo music, likened to Jose Gonzalez and Jack Johnson, is certainly attracting attention. Most recently he’s been working with producer Ian Grimble (Manic Street Preachers, Travis, Texas) on his new EP.

Coffee Concert: Gary Mullins- Solo Piano
St Edwards Church
Saturday 16th October, 11am – 11.45am

Busking Pitch
with the Pedalcafe
Mackintosh Sports and Social Club – car park
Saturday 16th October, 10am – 1pm
Live performances in conjunction with the Farmer’s Market

SWN presents…
The Made In Roath Open House for Musicians
The Globe

Saturday 16th October, 12.30pm
SWN, who promote concerts in Cardiff all year long, as well as the annual three day SWN Festival in Cardiff, will take
over The Globe venue in Roath for a day of free live music as part of Made in Roath.
The Globe is a unique venue in Cardiff, sitting outside of the city centre, bringing music into the heart of Roath, with a diverse programme of rock, pop, folk, blues, Americana and country music, as welll as some incredible dance acts and tribute bands. Opening its doors from noon, an array of great acts who live in Roath will play half hour sets on the hour. A full schedule will be published on www.swnfest.com and www.theglobecardiff.com. Come drop in and check out some great live music in a wonderful venue for free!

Uisge Contraband- Ceilidh
The Gate Arts Centre – Theatre

Saturday 16th October, 9pm
The Uisge ContraBand are a fun and lively Ceilidh Band made up of fiddle, flute/whistles, keyboard, guitar and bass. Following our Made In Roath Dance Showcase on Saturday evening, the band will be providing us with a free ceilidh, open to all, to end the dance-filled night.

Pengwin Caerdydd presents…
A Shot in the Dark

Sunday 17th October, 12.30pm – 2pm
Pengwin Caerdydd are a new, ambitious music promotion company for the capital. Offering a variety of music in a variety of ways, we regularly organise live events around the city. We want to make it
easy for everybody, be it musicians or music lovers, to enjoy local music locally!
For Made in Roath, Pengwin Caerdydd are offering up some great live acoustic sets at A Shot in the Dark- come over to great live music in its simplest form.

Miles Behind: Funk Fusion and Fun
The Gate Arts Centre – Cafe Bar
Sunday 17th October, 8pm
This six piece (currently resident at the Gate, 1st Friday of every month) plays a mixture of off the wall fusion covers and original material. Sophisticated yet always fun and groovy the band features the talents of;
Emily Beck- Alto sax
Robin Lyons- Tenor sax/Vocals
Julian Martin- Trumpet
Steve Van Konigsveld- Bass
Ian Lawson- Keyboards
Andrew Lawson- Drums

Ukulele Nights
The Gate Arts Centre – Cafe Bar

Sunday 17th October, 9pm
The Ukulele Nights are a group of like minded individuals for whom the love of the ukulele brings them together for regular ukulele jam sessions and social evening at venues in and around Cardiff. Recently they started to perform to live audiences and their enthusiasm and enjoyment of this little instrument is infectious. Their sing-along, foot tapping sound will have you joining the fun with songs ranging from Abba to the Zutons.

Samba Galez
The Gate Arts Centre – Cafe Bar
Sunday 17th October, 10pm
Established in 1990, community drumming group Samba Galez’s repertoire is based on afro-centric rhythms spanning the whole world- from Brazilian samba to West African and Cuban beats. Through a system of top-secret signals that shift grooves around, Samba Galez constantly surprise their audiences with completely unplanned rhythmic revelations that defy categorisation.