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Cardiff Live Music Club

Telephone Number :  01446 410269

Email address :

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Contact name :  Derek Gorringe

Venue address : Fairwater Conservative Club, Ely Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2BY

About Cardiff Live Music Club

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a Professional Player or local Musician/ Musical Groups.  3rd Wednesday of each month for a Keyboard players' evening this varies from discussions, recording our numbers for UTube or maybe an entertainer. Our venue has great access, all on the flat, ample parking, and a licensed bar with hot and cold snacks. You can be assured of a warm welcome and we look forward very much to seeing you.

We have now started considering Artistes for 2019/2020 a mixture of Professional and Local Amateur


Our Keyboard Orchestra are busy practicing for our Annual CLIC Sargent Charity Concert which will be held at the Islwyn Indoor Bowls Centre, Pontllanfraith, Nr. Blackwood, Gwent -  Sat. 20th October 2018 - see our calendar

The Keyboard Orchestra rehearsal twice a month under the guidance of our conductor Gareth Kibble who also conducts another group from Cascade, this is good for us all as when we do a Concert we all join together.

This year we have 2 Charity Concerts - the annual one at for CLIC Sargent and a "Bucket Collection" at our Concert in October on behalf of Cancer Research Wales. 

During the year we visit Residential/Care Homes, Pensionsers Groups anyone who invites us with our "Round Robin Players" this means we have 4-6 members who visit these locations and entertain with 1 hours musical entertainment, which includes "Sing Along Numbers" to get others involved. Each member will play 2-3 numbers then move onto the next member -  we then repeat the process, members always have extra number "up their sleeves". The members vary owing to availability on the day.  Some venues have to be veted prior to the date as we have to check Parking/Access etc. this is an important issue as all our members are "well retired" and safety/ease of access has to be considered. (watch this if you are considering doing the same as "Abled Bodied People" tend to say - Access is fine!!!!  We normally receive a small donation for these events which in turn helps us with engaging our Orchestra Conductor who is always on hand to help out with any problems in getting the best from our Keyboard or a Musical question.

Like most Clubs - Getting  people interested and involved as Committee members is a "headached", we are lucky those we have at the moment are very helpful and work well together but we are all "OF THE OLDER ELEMENT" getting younger members both into our Concerts and involved seems to be a "no go" area - we press on.

Thank you all for listening, why not come along to any of our activities be it Concerts - Keyboard Nights - Rehearsals - the door is always open and a warm welcome awaits once inside. See our website

Our Fees -  Membership 2018 will be £20. per year

                 Entrance - £6.00 for members  -   £7.50 for Visitors from July 2017

                                  Children/Students £3.00

                                  Parties of 10 or moe from July 2017 £6.00 per head.

                                  Keyboard Night - £3.00                Keyboard Rehearsal £5.00 per month

Elsie, Chairperson/Concert Sec.



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Cardiff Live Music Club's Concert Diary

July 12thOrchestra Rehearsal
July 18thKeyboard Night with Derek
July 26thOrchestra Rehearsal
August 9thOrchestra Rehearsal
August 14thNewport Orchestra Ensemble with B.K.Soul Man Joint Concert (more details)

First time we have invited these local Artists.

August 22ndKeyboard Night with Derek
August 23rdOrchestra Rehearsal
September 11thTony Whittaker (more details)

A welcome return by Tony, always enjoyed by our members.

September 13thOrchestra Rehearsal
September 19thKeyboard Night with Derek
September 27thOrchestra Rehearsal
October 9thCaerphilly Ladies Choir (more details)

We welcome these ladies from "over the mountain" for the first time to our Club

October 11thOrchestra Rehearsal
October 17thKeyboard Night with Derek
October 20thCLIC Sargent Charity R.A.F.St Athan Brass Band Quintet (more details)

The Band, our Keyboard Orchestra once again do our Concert at Islwyn Indoor Bowls Club, Pontllanfraith - details to Chairperson please

October 25thOrchestra Rehearsal
November 8thOrchestra Rehearsal
November 13thGareth Kedward (more details)

The first time for Gareth to entertain us, a local Artiste, he is also willing to do a "question and answer" session.

November 21stKeyboard Christmas Buffet with Chris James (more details)

Country and Western Singer

November 29thOrchestra Rehearsal
December 11thTony Stace (more details)

A lovely way to roundup the year with this gentlemen

February 12thThe Plough Singers from Whitchurch
March 12thDave Smith (more details)

Dave has been invited back to our Club as his music is always enjoyed by our Members

April 9thTea Concert (more details)


April 11thOrchestra Rehearsal
April 17thKeyboard Night with Derek
April 25thOrchestra Rehearsal
May 14thAlan Roberts on Piano (more details)


June 11thDavid Ingley (more details)

First time to our Club

September 10thJohn Cooper (more details)

Returning by request

December 10thPhil Brown CT FVCM HonVCM MCP MCDST
March 10thClaire Greig