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Roachford – A stunning evening as he “smashes the very beautiful roof off Acapela”!

The amazing Roachford visited Acapela on Sunday evening and played an absolutely awesome set to another full house.

As Sharon x@PoshTurtle on twitter commented

“A stunning eve watching @andrewroachford @StephenRhythm @kwaitoe & @LukeNaimi smash the very beautiful roof off the @acapelastudio Cardiff x”

Great to have such a great performer at Acapela. By the time the encore arrived with the amazing “Cuddly Toy” everyone was on their feet. Some amazing pictures online again from Sharon x@PoshTurtle (so thanks to her for catching the occasion).

Also great support slot from John Adams – superb – for more information see www.johnadamsmusic.co.uk

Thanks to all for your support and the very many emails and messages on social media of thanks to all the staff at the venue.

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The 12 Nights of Christmas

December concerts at Acapela, Cardiff – The 12 Nights of Christmas.

This December we have arranged a very ambitious schedule of events on 12 nights to ensure that there is something for everyone.

Whether your a party animal or like your music more refined then Acapela Studio has it covered. It all kicks off on the 1st December with the UK’s leading Abba tribute – Arrival (less than 20 tickets left!) and sees other great musical party nights that are sure to sell out very soon. This includes:

  • The Acapela Christmas Party with Mike Sanchez
  • Calan
  • The return of Made in Liverpool with their special Christmas concert (if you saw them in the Summer you know what to expect)….they were amazing!
  • CK Gospel Choir for a very special Christmas celebration.

Other great Christmas nights includes our traditional Christmas By Candlelight concert and new this year our THURSDAY NIGHT IS PIZZA NIGHT -CHRISTMAS SPECIAL.

Not forgeting  Christmas concerts by

  • Y Parry Isaacs
  • Ross Leadbeater (TICKETS ARE FREE!)
  • Keith James – The Songs of Nick Drake

Tickets available now – check out the What’s On page

 

 

Michael Buerk – brilliant journalist, news reader, celebrity and speaker!

REVIEW – “An Evening with Michael Buerk”

The audience who gathered for “An Evening with Michael Buerk” was not disappointed as Michael gave a wonderful, funny and humorous account of his life as one of the UK’s leading journalists.

Most of the audience I suspect, were not quite sure what to expect when Michael was introduced on stage by BBC Wales news reporter Nick Palit, but the audience was soon won over by his relaxed presenting style. Straight from the start he had the audience on side as his very funny tales of his life in the media were told as if he was a full time comedian! It wasn’t all fun and laughter, however as Michael also gave some very moving and graphic accounts of his time working across the globe including war zones and countries struck by famine, his news story that shook the world in 1984 when he reported on the Ethiopian famine.

After speaking for well over an hour ( it did not seem like it !) Michael came back after the interval and took questions from the audience compered by Nick Palit. From I’m a celebrity, news reading to reporting as a foreign correspondent the questions again allowed the audience an opportunity to learn more about his fascinating experiences. Without doubt an extraordinary life has been lived by Michael which he recounted in a modest but enthusiastic way – commenting that he would do it all again (his life as a foreign correspondent) but not the news reading!

A lovely evening and a lovely man, who after the event was over, was very happy to mix with everyone in attendance for a selfie or two.

 

Sian and Jen’s wedding “blessing” at Acapela Studio

Acapela Studio was delighted to be the venue chosen by Sian and Jen for their wedding “blessing” last Saturday.

The wedding was a wonderful occasion with the Treharris Male Voice Choir ensuring that the day was one to remember with their wonderful singing.

We wish Sian and Jen every happiness for the future.

Thanks to all the guests, many who had not been before who have kindly said how much they enjoyed the venue! We hope we see you all back very soon.

It’s great to know that as well as concerts and pizza nights,  Acapela is also able to make a very special day memorable whether it’s a:

  • Wedding party,
  • Birthday party
  • Anniversary or
  • Other special occasion.

For more information on hiring Acapela Studio for your wedding blessing / wedding reception please contact Emily or Stephanie at the venue today on 029 2089 0862 or email info@acapela.co.uk

 

 

 

 

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Famous faces at the recording studio in Cardiff!

Big names come to Acapela Studios Pentyrch, Cardiff to record!

Whilst the many great musicians who perform at concerts at Acapela are very visible to all, what many will not realise is that the studio is also regularly hosting many famous musicians to Pentyrch to take advantage of the excellent acoustics that the studio has to offer.

In the last month alone, Acapela Studios has seen Sir Bryn Terfel and Paul Potts record at the venue (not together!) as they both looked to complete their latest recording projects in the wonderful quiet ambience of the chapel.

The studio often has many world class musicians recording at the venue – Sir Karl Jenkins the acclaimed Welsh composer last year recorded part of his Cantata Memoria commerorating the Aberfan disaster with a 100 strong choir at the studio.

So keep a close watch as you walk around the streets of Pentyrch…you never know who you may bump into!

 

 

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