Music in Cardiff


1. Visit the world's oldest record shop

Indulge your love of music and take a trip to the world’s oldest record shop. Spillers Records in The Morgan Arcade was founded in 1894 and now hosts a selection of music on CD and vinyl.


2. Hear some of the world's best singers

The Festival of Voice, held at the Millennium Centre, celebrates something that Welsh people are truly known for: their voice. An international arts festival that floods the city with outstanding vocal talent from around the globe, those who visit Cardiff in June will not want to miss it.


3. See world class acts at the Millennium Centre

Wales Millennium Centre

A million people a year visit Wales’ largest and most prestigious arts centre, the Wales Millennium Centre. Home to an orchestra, a dance company and the Welsh National Opera, this stunning building with six performance spaces also attracts West End tours.


4. See top bands at Cardiff Castle

Follow in the footsteps of Welsh rock legends Manic Street Preachers and visit Cardiff Castle, where they played a homecoming gig in 2015. Listen to their song Cardiff Afterlife to really get you in the mood.


5. Pick up some vinyl at Wales' largest record dealer

Wander near Cardiff Central Market and you’ll find Wales’ largest record dealer, Kelly Records, which has been a prime source of second-hand vinyl since 1969. It’s the perfect place to lose yourself in the music.

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