This page is to inform the people of the Rhondda and beyond about the events that this venue is going to promote. Please read more about conditions below.
The branding will belong to Ystrad Rhondda Rugby Club. All people are welcome at our venue, there is no exlusiveness as we try to set ourselves apart from the rest. Bands that wish to play this venue, please bear in mind that under our licence there is a STRICT restriction on the use of external PA systems used by bands because of non controllable dB levels by the manager/licencee. This will be re
Operating as usual
[10/04/21] The world shortage of Madri affected us again on the werkend as we run dry. We are doing everything we can to get more barrels in, bear with us. 👍
It was a pleasure to mix this band for the first time and also one of the very bands who all use my in-ear monitors. What a great bunch to work with. As usual, better if you listen through headphones and HD settings on Youtube. Enjoy.
Double Or Nothing - Live Showreel D.O.N. are a dynamic four-piece covers band from South Wales. They bring you two sets of songs that differ from the usual cover bands repertoire. Highly reco...
Happy Staff 😁
And here it is, tag and share away folks. Thank you to Jason Dale and Julie Pomeroy and all who came out for another fantastic night at the club! It is a must to listen through headphones for that full sound immersion and to set Youtube settings to HD. Enjoy
Jason Dale - Live Elvis Showreel Recorded at Ystrad Rhondda RFC on Friday 1st October 2021. Jason is an accomplished tribute to the late, great, king of Rock N Roll, Elvis Presley. Jason als...
A taster of last night before Elvis (Jason Dale) performed. The audio is of Jason. Full video to follow at some stage today. Don't forget tonight, we have a first time band, Double Or Nothing, FREE entry
[09/30/21] If your a tribute band, who's guitarist happens to look like Slash, then good luck when large venues and theatres book you for the fee you told them, as tickets sales will and should cover the 'top of the food chain' in bands costs. However, dont expect to ask a small 120 max venue to pay the same as a 500 to 1,000 seater or standing venue on a one size fits all fee as ticket sales wont cover the cost. Cut your cloth, even if one of your band menbers does look like Freddie. You're just a covers band that plays one bands songs all night plus VAT. A mere observation and not a rant. 😁
Another legendary day and night at the club, Shaken & Stirred were brilliant. Enjoy!
Shaken & Stirred - Live Showreel A showreel of Shaken & Stirred, who are an accomplished trio of musicians, that play a fantastic 2 sets of popular songs. Check them out for your venue.
Shaken & Stirred were helped with Proud Mary with the lovely Rachel Thomas
If the club did beer shortages, then Sunday mornings would be like this
This Saturday Ystrad play Cardiff Met away, bus leaves around 12. In the evening we have Shaken & Stirred (Below from 2018) a three piece covers band from Caerphilly. Free Entry. We will be putting on solo artists from week next Friday for a few weeks and longer if successful. Saves people using the club as a meet to go elsewhere, now you can have a great night whether chilling or out for a few right here!. No Cardiff prices here you know ❤🤘
Another brilliant night at HQ with OTHERSIDE. A great win for Ystrad and a fond farewell to Stevie who has been a great asset to the club. Good luck with Uni from all at the club🏉🤟 Get your headphones on, switch to HD setting, and enjoy the video! See ya'll next week for another live band.
Otherside (Wales) - Showreel A dynamic 5 piece band that plays all the classic songs from the '70s to modern. Recommended for weddings and corporate events as well as pubs and clubs. Th...
Thanks to Otherside (Wales) for a fab evening of live music, video to follow and to Mitch for ending the night. We can safely say the club is back!
Daz Edwards gave Gregg & Jo a great night to celebrate his birthday, here is a short video of a fab night
Devious now sold out. Last 6 tickets bought.
Devious now sold out. Last 6 tickets bought.
Another popular band at HQ, Otherside from Llanelli a mix of old and new pop middle-of-the-road songs that everyone loved last time.
If you like good old fashion unadulterated rock you will love these.
Whole Lotta Rock - Showreel If you like rock, then you will love this band. Always a pleasure to work with people who love what they do. Jay's sublime vocal range and along with Adam's ...
Rocking the look, fair play
[09/10/21] If you are picking up tickets for any event, you need to pay, 2 years ago was a nightmare with the amount of IOU slips I had to go through. Hope you understand. 👍❤
[09/07/21] Tickets are in for Devious 11th December £5.00. Boxing Night, Mr Hate £5.00 and NYD £8.00 for The Big Guy and The Strip Lights. You will note prices have not gone up and we are one of the least expensive venues if not thee least expensive for that time of year for entertainment. Don't leave buying them until the last minute (you know who you are) the last minute brigade. This year once sold out thats it, no favours. ❤🤘
And here it is, the first Saturday night band showreel in 2021. There are a few of you lovely lot in there. Don't forget your headphones and HD settings for more immersive sound. Enjoy
The Big Lick - Showreel - Live at Ystrad Rhondda RFC Saturday, Sept 4th, 2021, The Big Lick was the first Saturday night band to play here in 18 months and they smashed it!
[09/05/21] It was amazing to get live bands back on a Saturday night again, thank you all for coming out and to The Big Lick who rocked the place video to follow ❤
For the season 😁
For the season 😁
[09/04/21] So here it is, 16 months in the making, hundreds of "we can't wait to see live bands again" posts from you during the lockdown, now lets see shall we. Tonight we have The Big Lick to start the Saturday night band season off and its going to be awesome. No masks, same beer prices as last year, no booking, walk to the bar, beer garden and more. See you all tonight. ❤
Training tonight. Looking forward to seeing the players later. NEW PLAYERS WELCOME. With school starting back, it is the perfect time to start playing. Boys and girls welcome. Your child will be in a safe and friendly family environment. #OneClubOneCommunity #Coty
Tomorrow night, the all-new slimline version of The Big Lick, she has done amazing!! FREE ENTRY🎤🎼🎧🎸🤹♀️🏉🤘
[09/02/21] If you click on the EVENTS tab on this page, you will see all the bands and entertainment over the next few weeks into early October, if it says load more, click on that too. Some great gigs and events coming up.
Some photos of yesterday
Here are The Crudes from yesterday afternoon. Headphones and switch to HD is a must. Enjoy!
The Crudes - Showreel - Live at Ystrad Rhondda RFC An August bank holiday Sunday gig at Ystrad Rhondda RFC 2021. Always a pleasure to play here. A fab diverse set of songs which the patrons loved!
Last night was a quiet night at the club because of warm weather, bank holiday, caravans, festivals and of course saving money for today, however, Rachel entertained those who did come out with an amazing performance. Enjoy.
Rachel Stephens - Showreel - Live at Ystrad Rhondda RFC Rachel is an amazing singer with a sublime vocal range. Her 2 sets of songs are upbeat and will always get people dancing. Always a pleasure to book her at o...
[08/29/21] Today is the day, a live band back at the club for the first time in 16 months, I know there are a few birthday celebrations at HQ later, so it's going to be a great day. Can't wait, see ya'll this afternoon to make some more great memories of another RUG SUNDAY!
No more analogue snake. Still waiting to use, if you know, you know.
[06/14/21] We are open for the Wales game and Ascot races on Wednesday 🏴🤞
The branding will belong to Ystrad Rhondda Rugby Club. All people are welcome at our venue, there is no exclusiveness as we try to set ourselves apart from the rest.
Bands that wish to play this venue, please bear in mind that under our licence there is a STRICT restriction on the use of external PA systems used by bands because of non controllable dB levels by the manager/licencee. This will be reviewed by RCT in future providing we have no complaints about noise pollution. This was strictly enforced by the HSO at RCT, a copy of which can be seen on request, this was due to complaints from some neighbours in the past.
However, you will be pleased to know that we have an in-house dedicated band PA system with a very experienced sound man who will mic up vocals, drums, back-line amps, line out for keyboards, click and backing tracks, any other instrument is catered for. We have FOH set up of 2 JBL PRX800 3 way active tops lopped to 2 Mackie 2 way‘15" speakers. Behringer X32 digital desk with 18 ins and 8 sends. We have seven stage monitors if needed plus the use of Sennheiser top of the range in-ear monitors, 12 ceiling speakers around the venue plugged into desk. Shure mics, AKG clip on mics, overhead mics, DI boxes, mic stands, lights, lasers and haze machine. This in house PA service is NOT optional but compulsory as we wish to keep our licence, so if we book you or you request to book a gig, bear this in mind. If you read all the reviews from bands you will see that we have a great sound and set up notwithstanding that we know the sound acoustics of the venue better than gigging bands.
We have a discretionary budget for cover bands and anything over £250 has to go through the committee as we are a free to enter venue and do not charge our patrons. Tribute bands we will have now and again and because of their hierarchy of fees in the food chain, they will have to be approved and ticket only if approved. Bands always get a very good welcome from the promoter and club. These are the terms and can be updated once certain restrictions are removed, so please don't insist on bringing your own.
Please enjoy the venue and respect us and our neighbours as we aim to make your experience a good one. Feedback is always welcome.
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