first 27 acts announced for Swn Festival

Paul Heaton, Swans, Teeth, Perfume Genius, Spectrals, and more

published: Wed 28th Jul 2010

Paul Heaton

Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd October 2010
various venues in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
£45 for a 3-day pass
last updated: Wed 20th Oct 2010

The first 27 acts have been announced for the fourth annual Swn the three day showcase of music from Wales and from around the world alongside DJs, film and art, held throughout Cardiff from Thursday 21st until Saturday 23rd October 2010, in over a dozen venues, with over 100 bands performing in total.

Paul Heaton
The event was started by DJ Huw Stephens has announced an early line-up that features (in alphabetical order) Al Lewis, Arabrot, Bellini, Bryn Fon a'r Band, Colorama, Crash.Disco!, Evening Chorus, Fiction, Happy Birthday, Huw M, Joe Worricker, John Mouse, Kutosis, Paul Heaton, Perfume Genius, Right Hand, Left Hand, Spectrals, Standard Fare, Sun Drums, Swans, Teeth, The Ex, The Last Republic, Violas, We Are Animal, Wickes, and Y Niwl.

Tickets will be available in August priced at £25 for a Saturday Stroller, £15 for a Friday Stroller, and £10 for a thursday Stroller, and just £45 for a 3-day pass.

The festival uses a wristband system which offers free access to as many shows as possible, plus art exhibitions, film and last year also into three one day music conferences during Thursday, Friday and Saturday. A wristband also entitles the wearer to discounts in stores in Cardiff (to be confirmed), and free rides on the Swn buses across town over the main Swn weekend.

The event will feature bands from both Wales and across the world, as well as DJs, film and art. There will be lots of different genres from hip hop to indie, folk, dance and rock. Due to a noise abatement order there will be no live music at Ten Feet Tall venue.

Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd October 2010
various venues in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
£45 for a 3-day pass
last updated: Wed 20th Oct 2010


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