53-59 Despenser Street, Cardiff CF11 6AG
029 2037 8866
Our lively bar is a great place to kick off your night, and the best place to meet travellers. We have a huge selection of Welsh beers, ciders and spirits for you to sample while you get to grips with a bit of the local lingo with our regular customers. We have a NosDa Quiz Night on every Thursday, run a popular open mic night on the last Wednesday of the month as well as regular gigs in the bar upstairs, beer and music festivals and "Live by the River" with Big Scott from Radio Cardiff in our basement bar Tafod.
Our food menu is available daily until 9pm and lets you sample delicious local produce at affordable prices.
Sunday - Thursday 12noon - 11:30pm
Friday & Saturday 12noon - 12:30am
Big Scott Radio Live - Nos Da June
Kirk Morgan has a voice that melts away your troubles. He tells stories of his busking times and sings songs from decades ago. There's an absolutely beautiful guitar, a harmonica, a foot Tambo and that voice. What a treat for your ears. Find Kirk HERE The Bakestones played an acoustic set for us, a rare opportunity whilst their drummer is busy, to see these boys stripped down - oo-er! It was interesting; a nice way to get closer to their lyrics, feel the awesome funk of their guitar and focus on their 'walking' bass. I think they felt exposed without their drummer thrashing about, but it showed there's substance to their songs and musicianship and just how strong their vocals are. That said, we did miss you and the cowbell, David! Find The Bakestones HERE Them Dead Beats - I haven't seen these for beyond ages and certainly not this lineup comprising of just two humans. So I was pretty excited to see and hear what they do. And what they do, is RAWK! With an impromptu performance by Joe Kelly on harmonica... Find Them Dead Beats HERE Big Scott Radio http://bigscottradio.com/on-air/ And me! I'm Gemma Collard Photography...
NosDa Hostel & Bar
May @ Nos Da with a Big Scott Radio Broadcast
May’s NosDa Hostel & Bar? Big Scott Radio? Broadcast saw both sleepyhouse Wales and Thousand Fingers make their debut in the City. sleepyhouse are a guitar and vocal duo with a chilled out vibe mixed with funky guitar and emotive vocals. We’ve broadcast them twice now and each time they’ve evolved and grown in stage presence. The journey is just beginning but I’m excited to see where these two are going. On to the next big stage! Thousand Fingers?- I was really excited to see these play, after a commissioned photo shoot a couple of months ago with their brand new lineup, I needed to see them live. They bring wall-to-wall sound, they clearly LOVE playing their music. A full set, packed with a heavy bass line, some serious stadium rock guitar riffs, brilliantly heavy drums and strengthening, passionate vocals, they are FUN and they make you want to move. Plus, they’re the nicest, most gracious lads in rock and roll. Find sleepyhouse here - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1552635581662558/?fref=ts Find Thousand Fingers here - https://www.facebook.com/ThousandFingers?fref=ts http://www.thousandfingersofficial.com/ Find Big Scott Radio here - http://bigscottradio.com Find the UStream footage here - http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/62893390 Find the mixcloud recording here - https://www.mixcloud.com/BigScottRadio/ And find me here! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/edit/a.589971771106147.1073741941.358743217562338/
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