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Zervas and Pepper

Zervas and Pepper return to Acapela after their superb concert in 2021.

Zervas and Pepper began their partnership in Cardiff, with singer/songwriters Paul Zervas and Kathryn Pepper guesting on each others solo sets at folk clubs across the City. Both artists totally immersed in the harmony laden sounds coming out of California in the 60’s.

Now, Four albums later and the pair have collected a fine set of musicians to bring to life their shared vision, and together the band have toured the UK and Germany for support slots and headline shows. Zervas Pepper’s sounds have made their way across the National airwaves of both UK and Europe. Appearing as guests on flagship National Radio BBC shows such as BBC6music’s Lauren laverne show, BBC Radio 2’s Terry Wogan Show, Radcliffe and Maconie, Janice Long Show and many more. ZP have supported Scottish pop legends Deacon Blue for a full UK arena tour and have toured with much acclaimed folk artist Seth Lakeman. Performed major live sessions for mainstream German stations SW1, NDR, Nordwest Radio. Supporting Scottish folk rock band Runrig for a European stadium tour.

Appearing for a 16 date headline tour across Germany for a follow up tour which lead to additional four trips to Germany for Festival shows and headline slots. Previous notable appearances include performances for Celtic Connections Festval, BBC Radio 2 Hyde Park Live, Pride Cardiff, Glastonbury, Moseley Folk, Deer Shed and Greenman Festivals.

-Rolling Stone magazine -“Harmonies glazed in honey, Little psychedelic clouds and open tunes guitars-the Laurel Canyon Sound is surprisingly resides in Cardiff”

-David Crosby “I’ve been listening…. I like Zervas & Pepper, great songs.. Fine Singing..Excellent!”

-Classic Rock Germany reviews ‘Abstract Heart’ 8/10 – –

Eclipsed Rock Mag Germany review ‘Abstract Heart’ 8.5/9 –

MOJO 4 Stars “Zervas & Pepper have exquisite sounds to peddle” (Fred Dellar) –

UNCUT “Abstract Heart is expertly done with open tuning and elliptical lyrics” –

The Guardian – “Some of this years best Country Rock”

Book a table for pre-concert dining

Acapela Studio provides pre-concert dining between 6.00pm and 7.45pm from our wood burning pizza oven. To view the current menu visit here. Please purchase your concert tickets first before booking a table. Then return to the event page to book your table, by selecting the date of your event, number of diners and time you require table. The times shown are the only vacancies left.  Please complete your email and phone number as this is required to ensure your table is allocated. You will receive confirmation of your booking by email and text.


  • All seating at tables must purchase a pizza - so please do not book a table if not eating.
  • Please ensure that you arrive 10 minutes before the time slot allocated to order your pizzas prior to your booking time.
  • Tables not seated within 15 minutes of the allocated time may be lost and allocated to other audience members wishing to order pizzas.
  • If you wish to book a table for 8 or more please email

Please note that all of our pizzas are made fresh to order and cooked in an authentic wood-fired oven. It may take up to 45 minutes to be served during busy periods.

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