Live Music

Friday, 4 September, 2015 - 00:00 to Sunday, 6 September, 2015 - 00:00

The only music, arts and culture festival in the South Wales Valleys’ returns for its second year in the autumn. Billed as “a festival of writing, rock’n’roll and coal” 
 
Enjoy all three of this year's Velvet Coalmine Festival headlining bands at Blackwood Miners' Institute with a saving of £5.
 
This ticket will entitle you to see:
 

Friday 4th September 7.30pm (Doors Open 7.00pm)

 
DUB WAR
 
Support: The Voyeurs and Gwenno
 

Saturday 5th September 6.30pm

 
THE SLAVES with special guest GLEN MATLOCK
 
Support: Henrey's Funeral Shoe and DJ Don Letts
 

Sunday 6th September 7.30pm (Doors Open 7.00pm)

 
THE MEAT PUPPETS
 
Support: The Noses and Ffjords
 
TICKETS: £40
 
Tickets will be on sale from 9.00am on Friday 29th May. To book tickets please click HERE
 

PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE BRING YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL TO BLACKWOOD MINER' INSTITUTE BEFORE THE FIRST GIG TO COLLECT WRISTBAND. TICKETS WILL NOT BE POSTED.

 

STRICTLY AGES 16+

Friday, 4 September, 2015 - 19:30

DOORS OPEN 7.00PM

 
The only music, arts and culture festival in the South Wales Valleys’ returns for its second year in the autumn. Billed as “a festival of writing, rock’n’roll and coal”
 
LINE UP: DUB WAR
 
Support: The Voyeurs and Gwenno
 
TICKETS £12.00
 
Tickets go on sale at 9.00am on Friday 29th May. To book click HERE
 

PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE POSTED. PLEASE COLLECT YOUR TICKET FROM BLACKWOOD MINERS' INSTITUTE'S BOX OFFICE.

 

STRICTLY AGES 16+

Saturday, 5 September, 2015 - 18:30

DOORS OPEN 6.00PM

 
The only music, arts and culture festival in the South Wales Valleys’ returns for its second year in the autumn. Billed as “a festival of writing, rock’n’roll and coal”
 
LINE-UP: THE SLAVES with special guest GLEN MATLOCK
 
Support: Henry's Funeral Shoe and DJ Don Letts
 
TICKETS: £16.50
 
Tickets will be on sale from 9.00am on Friday 29th May. To book please click HERE
 

PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE POSTED. PLEASE COLLECT YOUR TICKET FROM BLACKWOOD MINERS' INSTITUTE'S BOX OFFICE.

 

STRICTLY AGES 16+

Sunday, 6 September, 2015 - 19:30

DOORS OPEN 6.00PM

 
The only music, arts and culture festival in the South Wales Valleys’ returns for its second year in the autumn. Billed as “a festival of writing, rock’n’roll and coal”
 
LINE-UP: THE MEAT PUPPETS
 
Support: The Noses & The Fjords
 
TICKETS: £16.50
 
Tickets will be on sale from 9.00am on Friday 29th May. To book please click HERE
 

PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE POSTED. PLEASE COLLECT YOUR TICKET FROM BLACKWOOD MINERS' INSTITUTE'S BOX OFFICE.

 

STRICTLY AGES 16+

Thursday, 24 September, 2015 - 19:30

Celebrating the queen and king of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. . . 
 
Stacked with country music’s greatest hits: Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, Coward of the County, Love is Like a Butterfly and Lady – enjoy the awesome vocals and gentle humour of Dolly and Kenny’s legendary live shows.
 
Bring-the-house-down performances, a superb score and supreme musicianship tell the story of the simple Smoky Mountains farm girl’s rise to country music’s biggest superstar.
 
Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door. . . and sail away to another world. . . with the all-new thigh-slapping stage show blockbuster of 2015.
www.easytheatres.com
 
Tickets £19/ £19
 

Tuesday, 27 October, 2015 - 19:30

Manchester –based Heritage Opera, the Northwest’s professional touring opera company (est. 2006), visits Blackwood Miners’ Institute for the first time with Puccini’s heart-breaking story of undying love and longing, presented in its own inimitable fashion. Sarah Helsby Hughes and Nicholas Sales lead a professional cast of 10 singers, and the opera is accompanied by a 7 piece orchestral ensemble.
 
Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
 
TICKETS £18 (£17)
 

Friday, 30 October, 2015 - 19:30

‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently
 celebrate their 40th anniversary.
 
Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured the world.
Their live show is dynamic and uplifting featuring all of their biggest hits, many of which reached number one in the pop charts of Europe. 
 
‘Under The Moon of Love’, ‘Three Steps to Heaven’, ‘Hey Rock & Roll’, ‘When’, ‘Blue Moon’, ‘Pretty Little Angel Eyes’ and many, many more.
So come and join the ‘Dancing Party’… ‘You’ve Got What It Takes’! 
 
TICKETS £19.00

Saturday, 7 November, 2015 - 19:30

Britain’s biggest Motown spectacular embarks on its 2015 nationwide tour with an all-new, all-star show.
 
Celebrating its 12th incredible year with more chart toppers than ever before. Featuring the music of the Four Tops, Supremes, Temptations, Jackson 5, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie and more. Oozing the style, sophistication and musical brilliance of these musical legends.
 
Five-star performances revive more than 36 back-to-back massive, classic hits with all the dazzling dance moves. glittering costume changes and superb musicianship of the original artistes.
 
Book now and reach out for the Magic of Motown.
 
www.easytheatres.com
 
TICKETS £20 / £19