Cardiff certainly holds its own in terms of the sheer amount of concerts and shows it plays host to throughout the year. This year sees the likes of Dolly Parton, The Wanted and Ant and Dec putting in appearances so you would certainly be wise to choose Cardiff as a destination for a theatre or concert break. Book into one of the Travelodges in Cardiff and enjoy the savings you’ll make on accommodation costs by splurging on better tickets to your chosen show. Some great shows to see this year are:
Ant & Dec Takeaway on Tour
You’ll find Ant & Dec at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on the 6th and 7th of August. You’ll see Saturday Night Takeaway Live in a great live show featuring special guests, fantastic prizes and lots of audience participation. You get to experience the tv show in one of the biggest arenas in the country in a night filled with fun and laughter. A great show for fans of the tv programme and Ant & Dec.
The X Factor Live Tour
Your chance to see your X Factor favourites from the 2013 shows. You’ll be able to see Abi Alton, Hannah Barrett, Luke Friend, Nicholas McDonald, Rough Copy, Sam Bailey, Sam Callahan and Tamera Foster belting out the songs that endeared them to the nation. Catch the show at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff between the 24th and 27th of March and be prepared to sing and dance the night away.
Gary Barlow Since I Saw You Last
Gary Barlow’s first album in 14 years, Since I Saw You Last, has given way to a solo tour in April 2014. With old favourites and songs from his great new album, it’s a must see for his fans. Watch Gary perform at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on the 9th of April 2014.
Fans of Busted and McFly will absolutely love this show. Following a reunion at the Royal Albert Hall for McFly’s 10th Anniversary, they announced they’d be forming a super group with James Bourne and Matt Willis of Busted for a UK arena tour. Between them they have 15 million record sales, 14 number ones, 20 top 3 singles and 27 top ten singles and thousands of fans across the UK, promising that this trip down memory lane will be a huge success. See McBusted on the 6th, 7th and 23rd of May at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff.
Cardiff has so many shows and concerts taking place this year it really is impossible to mention them all. Other shows include the critically acclaimed War Horse, Cats, Paul Weller who’s performing at the atmospheric Cardiff castle, Lee Evans’ Monster Tour, The Lion King, Wicked, Derren Brown’s Infamous Tour, West Side Story, Romeo and Juliet and the fantastic Lord of the Flies. So why not head to this beautiful and historic Welsh city to enjoy the sights, the amazing food, friendly locals and the fantastic shows and concerts that you’ll find here?
Guest post written by Kira