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JAZZ & BLUES GRAMMY-nominated Blues-rocker Johnny Winter is in such demand he's playing two nights at The Globe in Cardiff on Monday and Tuesday. Tickets pounds 20 from

JAZZ at Dempsey's in Cardiff welcomes Swiss outfit The Sonja Indin Trio on Wednesday. Tickets pounds 5 from 029 2028 2024.

CLASSICAL & OPERA CLASSICAL music is in short supply this week but guitarist Morgan Szymanski and flautist Adam Walker are in concert at St David's Hall in Cardiff on Tuesday at 1pm. Tickets pounds 5.50 from 029 2087 8444.

FOLK & COUNTRY SETH Lakeman plays St David's Hall, Cardiff on Saturday. Tickets pounds 16 from 029 2087 8444.

THE Handsome Family will be doing an instore gig at Spillers in Cardiff on Tuesday night ahead of their gig at St David's Hall. Instore is free, gig tickets pounds 12 from 029 2087 8444.

ROCK CLWB Ifor Bach in Cardiff has an absolutely blinding week ahead. The pick of events is Monday's mini-Swn festival with Future Of The Left and The Joy Formidable topping a five-band bill (tickets pounds 10-pounds 12), but you should also look out for Kid British tonight (pounds 7-pounds 9), Woodpigeon tomorrow (pounds 6) My Latest Novel on Sunday (pounds 7-pounds 9) and Cobra Starship on Tuesday (pounds 7-pounds 11). If you have the energy and cash, do them all. It's a fantastic line-up. Call 029 2023 2199 to book.

BUFFALO Bar in Cardiff also has a very cool programme this week with Chicago indie art-pop ensemble Anathallo tonight (pounds 7), The ever-popular Bank Holiday Weekender on Sunday (free before 11pm), Micachu And The Shapes on Tuesday (pounds 6) and last but not least on Thursday is Futuretown, who could be the next big thing to come out of Cardiff (pounds 7). Call 029 2031 0312 for more information.

THE Globe in Cardiff hosts the Small Weekend Festival from tomorrow with Derwyddon, Dr Gonzo and The Dubious & Matt the Hat among the bill tomorrow (pounds 10-pounds 12) while Sunday brings What The Butler Saw, a mix of burlesque and music (pounds 5). The Globe also has the one and only comic-punk John Otway on Wednesday (pounds 10). Visit for more information.

ALESSI'S Ark, aka female singer and guitarist Alessi Laurent-Marke, is at Barfly in Cardiff tonight. Tickets pounds 5 from 0844 8472424.

SCOTT Matthews plays at The Glee Club in Cardiff Bay on Sunday. Tickets pounds 12.50 from 0871 472 0400.

POP JOHN Barrowman, Cardiff International Arena tomorrow. Tickets pounds 27-pounds 35 from 029 2022 4488.

THEATRE ROYAL Welsh College of Music and Drama's production of The Duchess of Malfi is at Sherman Cymru in Cardiff from tonight until next Saturday. Tickets pounds 6-pounds 8 from 029 2064 6900.

STAN Stennett brings Hooray For Hollywood to St David's Hall in Cardiff, Wednesday at 2pm. Tickets, pounds 10 from 029 2087 8444.

FAME The Musical is staged by Cardiff's Orbit Theatre at The New Theatre from Tuesday until Saturday. Tickets pounds 7.50-pounds 17 from 029 2087 8889.

FRANK Vickery's farce Trivial Pursuits is at The Parc And Dare, Treorchy, Monday to Wednesday. Tickets pounds 7-pounds 8 from 01443 773112.

DANCE ANUSHIYE Yarnell's Heavenly Love Project features her own work and pieces from two other choreographers at Chapter Arts Centre tonight and tomorrow at 8pm. Tickets pounds 6-pounds 10 from 029 2030 4400.

COMEDY CHRIS Corcoran brings the What Goes On Tour Stays On Tour stand-up show to Sherman Cymru in Cardiff tonight. Tickets pounds 10-pounds 12 from 029 2064 6900.

THE Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre performs its Edinburgh Fringe Festival family friendly comedy show at Blackwood Miners Institute on Thursday. Tickets pounds 7.50 from 01495 227206.

FREDDIE Starr performs at Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl tonight. Call 01656 815995 for ticket information.

FAMILY EVENTS THE Urdd Eisteddfod takes place in Cardiff Bay with events at Roald Dahl Plas and Wales Millennium Centre from Monday to Saturday. Tickets for individual events pounds 6-pounds 10, family tickets pounds 27 from 0845 257 1639.

BOOGIE Pete, aka as Cbeebies presenter Pete Hillier, brings his song-filled silliness to The Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd on Tuesday at 2.30pm. Tickets pounds 6-pounds 8 from 01443 485934.
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:May 22, 2009
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