Cardiff Music Awards 2018 Date Confirmed

Cardiff Music Awards 2018 Date Confirmed

Cardiff’s biggest night in music has been announced as 29 March 2018.

 

Nominations will open at 12pm on the 8th of November and close on the 31st of January, which gives you almost two whole months to get your nominations in.

The Cardiff Music Awards recognises the achievements, success and talents of organisations and individuals who have helped enhance Cardiff’s unique and diverse music scene.

The awards will take place once again at Tramshed Cardiff on Thursday 29th March 2018. Please keep the date clear in your diaries. We’re especially lucky, as it’s a bank holiday the day after, no excuses to miss […] Read more

Cardiff venues under threat from new hotel

Cardiff venues under threat from new hotel

“[Ed Townend, founder and director of Cardiff Music Awards] said the release of the shortlist for the awards this month shows the quality of the music scene here.

“All these names that we put on the nomination list are fantastic examples of how Cardiff’s music scene is so strong. Not just here, but around the UK and the world.

“The only way we’re going to be able to have these acts continues is to have venues like these are who willing to put acts people have never heard of on their stages. We have Hub and Swn which are primarily based on […] Read more

Electronic Music Wales Interview

Electronic Music Wales Interview

“Every city has its story, Cardiff is no exception. It’s musical heritage can be found in the small clubs, live music venues and bars scattered around the lively centre of the Welsh capital. From cover bands to all original experimental art bands, Cardiff has a lot to offer. Sometimes it is helpful to have an indicator of what people are liking. The Cardiff Music Awards plans to do just that. Bringing together a massive list of artists and influencers.

The CMAs will be hosted at Cardiff’s mid sized venue Tramshed on 30th March. Expect an event that celebrates the sheer diversity […] Read more

Cardiff Music Awards on Made In Cardiff – Interview with founder Ed Townend

Cardiff Music Awards on Made In Cardiff – Interview with founder Ed Townend

Director and Founder of the Cardiff Music Awards appeared on Made In Cardiff’s “The Lowdown” on Tuesday 31st January. He was interviewed by presenter Tom Evans as well as appearing next to many local acts including Rusty Shackle and Maddie Jones.

Ed talked about the history of the awards, the process behind it, some acts that he would recommend, his views on the scene and a bit of personal history.

Check out the two parts of the programme below!

Part One

Part Two

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