May at St David’s Hall
Tom Chaplin, Imelda May,
Gino D’Acampo, Omid Djalili,
Sam Bailey, Killer Queen,
Simple Minds, Psychic Sally&
VARIETY is the spice of life and that’s certainly the case at St David’s Hall throughout May!
There’s another typically diverse programme in store featuring a few household names, superb stand-up comedians and an array of other familiar faces from your favourite TV shows.
Gino’s Italian Escape Live
Monday 1 May, 8pm
Talking of which, celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo (Mon 1 May) takes his popular Italian Escape series on the road including a short stop at the Hall on Bank Holiday Monday – but hurry as onlylimited seats are now available to see Gino rustling up his finest cuisine!
Likewise, you’ll need to bequick snapping up the last tickets for former Keane frontman Tom Chaplin (Sat 6 May), who will beperforming tracks from his solo album The Wave along with classics from his old band. It’s worthkeeping an eye on our social media accounts too for any ticket releases for American ventriloquist, Jeff Dunham (Sat 20 May), but his Perfectly Imbalanced date is currently sold out.
Names don’t come much bigger in rock than Simple Minds (Tues 30 May), but their Acoustic Live tour allows fans the rare chance to hear their era-defining tunes with a more intimate and stripped back sound. Meanwhile, Imelda May (Fri 5 May) returns with her most heartfelt collection of song sever from her new album Life Love Flesh Blood, whilst X Factor fans are in for a treat thanks to the incredible voice of Sam Bailey (Thurs 18 May).
There are also terrific tributes to some of the most iconic acts ever. Killer Queen (Weds 10 May) is back with its perfect portrayal of the world’s greatest live band. Equally uncanny is Navi as MichaelJackson in the King of Pop (Weds 31 May), whilst The Simon & Garfunkel Story (Weds 24 May) tells the captivating tale of two unlikely childhood friends from New York who formed a tight bondand conquered the music world. And if that’s not enough nostalgia for you, there’s an extra helpingof hits and hilarious comedy from the 50s, 60s and 70s in That’ll Be The Day (Thurs 25 May). Alsocombining music and humour is Joe Longthorne (Fri 19 May) with songs and impressions fromthe likes of Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey and Frank Sinatra.
The All-Star Stand-Up Tour 2017 – Tuesday 2 May, 7.30pm
(feat. Stewart Francis, Justin Moorhouse, Jarred Christmas & Mike Gunn)
If you’re up for a laugh, The All-Star Stand-Up Tour (Tues 2 May) is the ideal night out with four comedians at the top of their game including Stewart Francis, Justin Moorhouse, Jarred Christmas and Mike Gunn. Plus, the award-winning Omid Djalili (Thurs 11 May) is back under the stand-up spotlight with his new show Schmuck For A Night.
The prestigious International Concert Series continues with Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra (Sun 14 May) and New York’s Grand Band (Tues 23 May), whilst Roots Unearthed resumes withfolk trio Coope, Boyes & Simpson (Tues 9 May). BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Thurs 4 May) perform Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique, and the Welsh National Opera Orchestra (Sun 7 May) return with their ever-popular Family Concert hosted by Wynne Evans.
To book your seats, please visit www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk
or call the Box Office on 029 2087 8444