Lots and lots and lots and lots of bands

THE Swn Festival, curated by Radio 1’s Huw Stephens, doesn’t take over Cardiff until October, but the list of bands lined up is already huge, I mean look at it:

Los Campesinos!, Dananananaykroyd, Copy Haho, Sparky Deathcap, Gold Panda, Daedelus, Munch Munch, The Leisure Society, Sweet Baboo, Lucky Soul, Sons of Noel And Adrian, Cymdeithas Yr Hobos Unig, Hail! The Planes, Martin Carr, Son Capson, Cat Mouse Cat, Islet, Huw M, Minotaur Shock, Girls, Broken Family Band, Science Bastard, Three Trapped Tigers, Them Squirrels, Gaggle, Exit International, Hafaliadu = Equations, Strange News From Another Star, John Grindell, Pencadlys, Anchorsong, Evils, Nos Sadwrn Bach, Unicorn Kid, Mary Anne Hobbs, Johnny Foreigner, Talons, Dimbley and Capper, Al Lewis, Fredrick Stanley Star, Decimals, Denuo, Gareth Pearson, Donde Stars, Mitchell Museum, Threatmantics, Silver Gospel Runners, Vito, Wet Dog, Supertennis, Tim And Sam’s Band with Tim and Sam, The Victorian English Gentlemen’s Club, Zissou, Y Pencadlys, Goldheart Assembly, Marina And The Diamonds, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. Moshi Moshi DJs, Midwife Crisis DJs, Vinyl Vendettas DJs.


The Swn organisation also promote gigs around the city full time and you can keep up with the latest pie they have their finger in on their bright pink website or by joining their Facebook group.

And, one day soon Welsh Icons News Blog will take the time to find out how to put circumflexes where they belong. While you wait, here’s one from the list, Victorian English Gentlemens Club.

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