Music Venues in Swansea

Music Venues in Swansea

Swansea has a vibrant music scene and its venues attract some well-known musicians, as well as giving local bands a chance to showcase their talent. There are certainly a wide range of venues on offer in Swansea, catering to a variety of tastes. So whether you are looking for a classical concert, or a good night out with friends combined with lively music, there will be something for you in the city. We’ve put together a list of the best venues on Swansea’s streets for you to enjoy so make sure you keep an eye out for events!

Whitez offers an intimate live music venue in the centre of Swansea. Despite its small size, it offers great music and manages to attract some big names in the music industry. It has seen Pete Doherty and Goldie Lookin’ Chain grace its stage, but also offers a platform for local acts to showcase their talent. So no matter what genre you are interested in, there will be something for everyone. Tickets for events come in at reasonable prices so ensure you look out for an event to suit you. With great drinks deals on offer, this is a fantastic choice should you be looking for a venue which combines great live music with a fantastic atmosphere to enjoy with friends. The venue can be found in the heart of Swansea on Uplands Cresent, SA2 0NP.

Static is relatively new to Swansea’s music scene. However, that doesn’t mean that you will not find fantastic music behind its doors. Static aims to bring regular live music to Swansea’s streets, bringing a breath of fresh air to the music scene. They aim to cater to everyone, putting on events which span a vast range of genres. With staff who have a wealth of experience in the music industry, you can guarantee that you will find a great atmosphere and great music at this venue. With state of the art acoustics and equipment, any music that you see here will be of the utmost quality. And with a central Swansea location on The Kingsway, SA1 5HN, there is no reason not to visit this venue!

Bar Americanos is the best venue in Swansea if you are looking for a relaxing evening of live music along the waterfront. Bar Americanos is committed to nurturing new talent, and offers the chance for local bands to play. As you become more confident in your piano playing, you may find it is time for you to grace a stage, and Bar Americanos would be a great place to start. The bar offers an enviable atmosphere of live music in Swansea, and with music on offer Wednesday through to Sunday, you can see live music most days of the week. If you are looking for a more lively and energetic experience, Fridays and Saturdays are great; whereas for a more chilled atmosphere, Sundays will be more suitable. It is based at Prince of Wales Dock, SA1 8PP.

Brangwyn Hall was opened in 1934, and since then has gone on to become one of the best live music venues in Swansea. It is the place to come in the city to see classical concerts, which will appeal to the more traditional pianists. You can see performances of classical musicians such as Beethoven, with the National Orchestra of Wales often performing here. However, it also attracts some more alternative musicians, such as Bullet for my Valentine, who will be playing in late 2015. The architecture of the building is impressive, and the acoustics even more so, which greatly compliments the many classical concerts which take place there. It is located in The Guildhall, SA1 4PE so is easily accessible, making it a great choice for a fantastic night out of culture and live music. 

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