Clwb Ifor Bach

Clwb Ifor Bach
11 Womanby Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1BR
  • Telephone 029 2023 2199
  • Opening times Mon–Thu & Sun 7–10.30pm; Fri & Sat 7pm–4am.
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  • Website www.clwb.net
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Clwb Ifor Bach is an award winning live music venue and club event space located in the heart of Cardiff's bustling hub for music and art, Womanby Street.

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10 Years Of Bubblewrap

Join Bubblewrap Collective to celebrate 10 years of releasing music from Wales / Ymunwch â Bubblewrap Collective i ddathlu 10 mlynedd o ryddhau gerddoriaeth o Gymru. This is an 18+ event.

Sat 14 Dec

£11 / 029 2023 2199

9Bach

The band formed by Welsh singer-songwriter Lisa Jen and English guitarist Martin Hoyland plays traditional Welsh folk songs reworked with contemporary influences to create a spectral and haunting sound canvas.

Tue 22 Oct

£16.50 / 029 2023 2199

9bach

Welsh experimental folk-rock band 9bach started out all traditional but decided it was time to break with tradition. The result? Haunting and almost psychedelic. Still singing in Welsh obv, their sprawling songs are beautiful yet mind-bending. For you non-Welsh speakers out there their name is also a pun, kind of…

Tue 22 Oct

£14 / 029 2023 2199

The All Dayer

So Young and Council Records are teaming up for a mammoth all-dayer at Clwb Ifor Bach. This is an 18+ event.

Sat 16 Nov

£10 / 029 2023 2199

Amyl And The Sniffers

The four-piece outfit from Melbourne play pub punk and rock'n'roll.

Sat 30 Nov

Sold out / 029 2023 2199

APRE

Alt-pop duo from Canterbury, whose debut EP The Movement of Time was released in 2018. Their single 'All Yours' reached number one on Hype Machine.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

£8.45 / 029 2023 2199

Baby Strange

Glasgow trio Baby Strange are bringing their grungy indie to Clwb Ifor Bach. Armed with new material, including big new single Viewpoint, their dark, drone-infused sounds create haunting layers that rest on a base of good old fashioned rock n roll. This is an 18+ event.

Sat 9 Nov

£7.75 / 029 2023 2199

Badflower

Scuzzy American rock is coming from California to Clwb Ifor Bach. Big energy. Clwb Ifor Bach This is a 16+ event.

Mon 25 Nov

£13.95 / 029 2023 2199

Beak>

Future Perfect presents Beak> O2 Academy2 Oxford Wednesday 28th November 14+ / 6.30pm / £15adv

Wed 4 Dec

Sold out / 029 2023 2199

Ben Ottewell

Gomez lead singer and guitarist takes to the road for a solo show.

Wed 27 Nov

£17.25 / 029 2023 2199

Bilk

Indie band from Essex.

Sat 2 Nov

£9.55 / 029 2023 2199

Bitw

Anodd gorbwysleisio pa mor wirion fyddai colli allan ar gyfle i weld un o sioeau byw’r bonheddwr o Wynedd, a elwir gan rai yn Bitw. Wedi degawd o baratoi ac astudio’r gamp, mae Bitw bellach yn barod i adael ei ystafell wely a pherfformio ei ganeuon anghyffredin ond bachog i’r byd a thu hwnt. Mi fydd ganddo gwmni ar ffurf…

Fri 25 Oct

£8.45 / 029 2023 2199

Black Futures

London duo Black Futures play an anthemic, dystopian brand of industrial rock with revolution-charged lyrics. The duo place commanding vocals and electro-charged guitar riffs at the forefront, delivering rousing messages which encourage positive change. This is a 16+ event.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Black Parade: 00s Emo Anthems

A throwback to the rock and emo bands who rose to fame in the noughties. DJs take to the decks to spin anthems from the likes of Alkaline Trio, My Chemical Romance, Brand New, Funeral For A Friend, Panic! At The Disco, Taking Back Sunday and Paramore.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

£5.50 / 029 2023 2199

Blanck Mass

Beautiful, complex organic sounds from this solo project from Benjamin John Power (Fuck Buttons).

Tue 3 Dec

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Bridges

Big sprawling heartfelt guitar anthems are Bridges' speciality. Think Snow Patrol, Kings of Leon and the like with an extra side of melancholy and a glass of red-hot frustration. Come see their stadium rock-inspired sound in the intimate setting of The Waiting Room. This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).

Fri 15 Nov

£8.75 / 029 2023 2199

Bridges

BRIDGES have built a loyal following from years of DIY touring, performing at key festivals such as Leeds, Glastonbury, 2000 Trees and Isle of Wight and supporting notable artists like We Were Promised Jetpacks, Airways and All Tvvins. This has accumulated to BRIDGES launching their debut EP On and On Like This in…

Fri 15 Nov

£7.70 / 029 2023 2199

Brutality Will Prevail

Black and down-tempo metal by the Cardiff-based five-piece band.

Sun 8 Dec

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Buck and Evans

Ask Chris Buck whether he agrees with BBC Radio 2's assessment that Buck & Evans are unquestionably major talents and it'll inevitably draw a wry smile. His surprise at the broadcaster's effusive statement is hardly surprising. After all, it was only 2 years ago that he played his first gig with vocalist Sally Ann…

Fri 15 Nov

Sold out / 029 2023 2199

A Certain Ratio

The most important band from Manchester you've probably never heard of. A Certain Radio mixed up funk and disco with post-punk to create a sound not a million miles away from Talking Heads' grown-up party pop. You like dancing? Then you'll freaking LOVE A Certain Ratio. Ticket price includes a 60p charity donation to…

Fri 8 Nov

£25 / 029 2023 2199

The Chats

Australian punk-rock band.

Thu 12 Dec

£16.50 / 029 2023 2199

Chk Chk Chk

Mission Mars presents by arrangement with Blow Up Live, CHKCHKCHK

Wed 20 Nov

£15 / 029 2023 2199

Coco & The Butterfields

Folk with a little difference

Fri 1 Nov

£13.95 / 029 2023 2199

The Correspondents

David Tennant and James McAvoy (not really, but I'm getting serious vibes) bring their delicious electro-swing to Clwb Ifor Bach. Funky, theatrical and definitely feel-good. Ticket price includes a 75p venue sustainability levy. Wave Promotions This is an 18+ event.

Sat 23 Nov

£15.60 / 029 2023 2199

Crows

Crows are legit. Not least because their song Chain of Being sounds like Bruce Springsteen's Dancing In The Dark as played by Idles. Speaking of which, Idles frontman Joe Talbot has just signed Crows to his own record label. Small world, eh? Enjoy the mosh. Ticket price includes a venue sustainability levy. This is an 18…

Fri 22 Nov

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Dan Bettridge

This singer-songwriter who hails from Ogmore-by-Sea, brings his soul-tinged alternative rock tines to the stage.

Thu 21 Nov

£9 / 029 2023 2199

Dan Bettridge

Dan Bettridge is an artist whose output has defied rigid classification as soul, rock or country. Bettridge stands up with the kind of growl and swagger you’d expect from a singer songwriter twice his age. He'll be playing live at Clwb Ifor Bach this November. Ticket price includes a venue sustainability levy. This is an…

Thu 21 Nov

£9.25 / 029 2023 2199

David Keenan

David Keenan is an Irish songwriter, a young Artist who uses his lyrics to paint pictures with words on canvases of silence, curating a body of work which is steeped in the poetic tradition of old but delivered in such a way that is entirely his own. Creating an inner world through narrative songwriting while leaving…

Fri 13 Mar 2020

£9.55 / 029 2023 2199

Wed 6 Nov

£9 / 029 2023 2199

Dirty Pop

Mae nos Sadwrn ar gyfer dawnsio. Y llawr gwaelod yw cartref Dirty Pop, gyda'r DJs Ian Cottrell & Esyllt Williams wrth y llyw. Dyma ble mae pop electronig ac anthemau disgo yn dod yn fyw! Yr ail lawr, yw llawr Ben Potter a'i ddisgo, sy'n atseinio gyda chaneuon jump-jive, soul, funk a blues disco. Mae'n ffordd hir i…

Sat 26 Oct

£4.50 / 029 2023 2199

Dreadzone

Dubby dance beats from Dreadzone who charted in the mid-90s with 'Little Britain' but have been making compelling reggae-rooted soundscapes ever since.

Fri 22 Nov

£21.10 / 029 2023 2199

Fri 31 Jan 2020

£10.75 / 029 2023 2199

The Electric Swing Circus

Speakeasy-style swing with electrobeats.

Sat 21 Dec

£15.87 / 029 2023 2199

Finding Aurora

Finding Aurora are a 3 piece garage rock post-grunge outfit, inspired by the power of classic rock and the melodies of the 90s. Finding Aurora offer a new blend on the garage rock sound, and it comes in arena size sound. This is an 18+ event. (Photo ID Required).

Fri 20 Dec

£6.25 / 029 2023 2199

Fire Fences

(Photo ID Required).

Sat 26 Oct

£6.25 / 029 2023 2199

!!!

Awkwardly-named New York punk funk collective.

Wed 20 Nov

£17.75 / 029 2023 2199

Georgia

Drum god, pop star and (probably) the only person you need to know called Georgia. From the experimental electro of her debut self-titled album to the shape-shifting sound of her new stuff, don't forget her name. Yes, she's adding some big choruses, but there's still an edge to it, there's always an edge. Georgia is gonna…

Thu 31 Oct

£10.65 / 029 2023 2199

Girl Ray

Indie-pop trio from North London.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Gucci Gang - Trap Night (Cardiff)

After sold out events all around the country The UK's biggest Trap night is coming back to Cardiff and we can't wait to come turn up with you

Wed 6 Nov

£6 / 029 2023 2199

Heart of a Coward

Groove metal unit from Milton Keynes.

Thu 28 Nov

£13.95 / 029 2023 2199

Larkins

Indie-rock four-piece from Manchester.

Wed 20 Nov

£9.55 / 029 2023 2199

Life

The Hull-based four-piece brings its alternative rock originals to the stage.

Thu 7 Nov

£9.75 / 029 2023 2199

Life

Described by DIY as “an unhinged depiction of modern-day punk”, LIFE’s anti-establishment outlook and witty, off-centre social commentary underscores everything they do.

Thu 7 Nov

£9.75 / 029 2023 2199

Local

LOCAL are headed to Clwb Ifor Bach. Expect raucous energy and line up of local talent alongside super special guests. Ticket price includes a venue sustainability levy. This is a 16+ event.

Wed 6 Nov

Sold out / 029 2023 2199

Low Island

Electronic four-piece with jazz influences from Oxford.

Tue 12 Nov

£9 / 029 2023 2199

Lucy Spraggan

X Factor singer-songwriter with a light, observational style.

Sun 24 Nov

£20.75 / 029 2023 2199

Mat Kearney

Celebrating 10 years since the release of his album City of Black & White, Mat Kearney is stripping things back to his OG acoustic point of view to celebrate. Metropolis Music This is a 16+ event.

Wed 13 Nov

£17.25 / 029 2023 2199

Mclusky*

Post-hardcore legends mclusky* return to play only their second reunion gig since 2005. Joined by two of the Ouseburn's finest, Eat Fast and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaind. Mclusky (often stylized as mclusky), originally known as Best, were a three-piece post-hardcore group formed in Cardiff, Wales. The group consisted of…

Thu 19 Dec

Sold out / 029 2023 2199

Fri 20 Dec

Sold out / 029 2023 2199

The Midnight Beast

Remember The Midnight Beast? The comedic, electro-pop three-piece rose to fame with a parody of Kesha's breakout hit Tik Tok. 8 years on and they're still at it. 2018 saw them release the aptly titled The Album Nobody Asked For and now they're touring it. Ticket price includes a 75p venue sustainability levy. Presented by…

Mon 9 Dec

£14 / 029 2023 2199

The Mowgli's

American alt-rock ensemble from Los Angeles County, California.

Wed 15 Jan 2020

£13.95 / 029 2023 2199

Muna

This time around MUNA are speaking growth into existence. “If anything it now makes it that we kind of don’t have a choice but to practice what we are preaching,” says Josette. “Or try to – very hard,” adds Katie. After their debut About U, MUNA have all gone through a cycle of death and rebirth, they’ve rebuilt their…

Sat 7 Dec

£15.60 / 029 2023 2199

Neon Waltz

Indie rock from the Caithness-based band.

Thu 12 Dec

£9.25 / 029 2023 2199

Peggy Sue

Peggy Sue are London-via-Brighton indie duo Rosa Slade and Katy Young. Founded in 2007, the band have released three albums on Wichita Recordings, culminating in 2014's critically acclaimed 'Choir Of Echoes', and toured with the likes of Jack White, Local Natives and First Aid Kit. 'Slow Fade' is the first single from…

Fri 27 Mar 2020

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Petbrick

Iggor Cavalera and Wayne Adams make horrible noises. Get involved. Ticket price includes a 75p venue sustainability levy. Clwb Ifor Bach This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).

Fri 1 Nov

£9.75 / 029 2023 2199

Petbrick

Petbrick is a shadowy duo which includes, besides Wayne Adams (Big Lad, Death Pedals, Johnny Broke), a rather celebrated fellow countryman of Deaf Kids, Iggor Cavalera. Petbrick use melting noise and crushing electronics over-grinding drum violence to end up with a festering pile of sonic terror that has to be heard to be…

Fri 1 Nov

£9.55 / 029 2023 2199

Sat 2 Nov

£9.55 / 029 2023 2199

Pity My Brain 5th Birthday

Join Pity My Brain for their 5th birthday celebrations at Clwb Ifor Bach. Joining them will be Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell, Dead Shed Jokers, Lacerilia, Heavy Flames and Peter Greene. Ticket price includes a venue sustainability levy. This is an 18+ event.

Sat 9 Nov

£10.65 / 029 2023 2199

Pixx

Originally from Chipstead, South London, Pixx aka Hannah Rodgers was always destined for a musical career, with a whole family of music lovers surrounding and influencing her from an early age. Her debut album The Age Of Anxiety draws on personal experiences to create her individual indie stylings.

Sun 24 Nov

£10 / 029 2023 2199

Pixx

Folky sounds, inspired by Dylan and Joni from Pixx.

Sun 24 Nov

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Plain White T's

Plain White T’s - composed of Tom Higgenson, Tim Lopez, Dave Trio, De’Mar Hamilton and Mike Retondo - kicked off their vibrant career in the Chicago suburbs in 1997, playing a unique blend of pop, punk, and melody-driven rock and roll in basements and clubs across the metro area. Two decades later, the quintet has become…

Tue 24 Mar 2020

£22.75 / 029 2023 2199

Pom Poko

Norwegian rock and pop quartet.

Fri 25 Oct

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Wed 13 Nov

£9.75 / 029 2023 2199

Roadstars: Broken Witt Rebel and Bad Touch

A double headliner tour from Broken Witt Rebels and Bad Touch.

Wed 27 Nov

£13.95 / 029 2023 2199

Robyn Hitchcock

The ex-Soft Boys frontman returns to the stage to perform tracks from his vast back catalogue.

Wed 30 Oct

£18.90 / 029 2023 2199

Roddy Woomble

Woomble has established a formidable back catalogue of contemporary folk solo work. Now he's performing enchanting songs from his latest solo album The Deluder. Born in Ayrshire, Roddy came to prominence as lead singer in indie rockers Idlewild – known for albums 100 Broken Windows, The Remote Part and…

Wed 1 Apr 2020

£19.45 / 029 2023 2199

Sat 23 Nov

£8.75 / 029 2023 2199

Sheelanagig

Good-time folk with a mix of traditional, contemporary, Klezmer and Celtic by the Bristol-based band.

Fri 6 Dec

£14.19 / 029 2023 2199

Silent Forum

Silent Forum are an indie noir four piece from Cardiff.

Thu 31 Oct

£8.45 / 029 2023 2199

Sinead O Brien And Egyptian Blue

Sinead O Brien is an Irish poet and performer based in London. Originally from Limerick 'a kind of grey industrial place with a certain poetry to it', Sinead's work captures the every day and the in-between in a way that transcends genre. Her influences can be found in the realism of Mark E. Smith of The Fall and the…

Fri 31 Jan 2020

£10.65 / 029 2023 2199

Soeur

The hard rock trio perform songs from their debut EP, What Separates Us, plus new material.

Tue 26 Nov

£9 / 029 2023 2199

SoulJam | Make It Funky | Cardiff

We're back on the road bringing the very best in Funk, Soul & Disco to the nation

Tue 5 Nov

£6–£8 / 029 2023 2199

Stereo Brain Records Presents Nightlives

18+ | £5 Cardiff's own electro-punks Nightlives hit Clwb Ifor Bach for their biggest headline show to date! FFO: Enter Shikari, Linkin Park & Pendulum

Fri 8 Nov

£6.75 / 029 2023 2199

Steve Mason

Ex-Beta Band frontman plays material from his beguiling solo albums.

Sun 3 Nov

£22.75 / 029 2023 2199

Subhumans

Subhumans head to Clwb Ifor Bach in the new year. Ticket price includes a venue sustainability levy. This is an 18+ event.

Fri 10 Jan 2020

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Swedish Death Candy

Riffy psychedelic noise makers.

Thu 7 Nov

£9.55 / 029 2023 2199

Sat 26 Oct

£13.95 / 029 2023 2199

Syml

Seattle-based singer-songwriter and member of Barcelona, performs his solo alternative rock under this name.

Sat 26 Oct

£13.95 / 029 2023 2199

Tom Jenkins & The Screamdogs

Tom Jenkins hails from the Hills of the South Wales Valleys. The son of a sheep farmer who made his own path into his musical journey and took all the experiences of living in the ex-coal mining communities and beautiful carved out landscapes of home with him into his songs. He cut his teeth as the frontman of Straight…

Thu 14 Nov

£8.45 / 029 2023 2199

Vant

London based rock band who supported Royal Blood on tour.

Tue 28 Jan 2020

£12.85 / 029 2023 2199

Violet Skies

Violet Skies is a Welsh singer-songwriter with ambition as big as her voice. She makes “pop with teeth” and co-produces all her music; a combination of searingly emotional vocals, uncomfortably honest lyrics about her relationships, and infectious melodies. The resulting output walks a fine line between making you cry…

Sat 30 Nov

£8.45 / 029 2023 2199

Willie J Healey

Dreamy indie-pop from the Oxford-based musician.

Thu 14 Nov

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

WSTR

The Liverpudlian pop-punk quartet tour in support of their debut album Red, Green Or Inbetween.

Thu 5 Dec

£11.75 / 029 2023 2199

Youngblood Brass Band

'never has a brass band rocked so hard.' Pop Matters

Wed 23 Oct

£17.25 / 029 2023 2199

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