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- BiFest Wales 2015 photos
- BiFest Wales 2017 photos
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- Daytime workshop and social event 2019
- Evening live alternative music gig 2019
- Previous BiFest Wales events
- Venue, Travel and Accommodation
BiFest Wales 2019
Saturday 11th May 2019
If you want to perform in the evening – any rock, metal, punk, EBM, industrial or similar alternative styles email us or contact Ele Hicks on FaceBook to discuss. We have 1 slot still available.
If you want to volunteer to help out in advance or on the day please let us know. We also have sponsorship opportunities and stalls available and need raffle prizes, refreshments, craft supplies, printing, Welsh translation, photography and information from organisations to make the whole event a success.
BiFest Wales 2019
Saturday 12th May 2019
Live music event with DJs after the daytime event and a break with an alternative, rock, metal and industrial theme
Entry: £4 on the door only, no advance tickets
Open to all ages – young people under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult for the evening. Only the adult should go to the bar, even for soft drinks. Please note some acts have explicit lyrics and are parental advisory. Please bring ID if you’re over 18 and want to purchase drinks at the bar, even soft drinks.
The Theatre, 1st Floor, Swansea YMCA, 1 The Kingsway, Swansea, SA1 5JQ
Doors 7:30 pm, first act 7:45pm,, finish: 11:30pm. Please arrive in plenty of time before the scheduled time for any performer or band you particularly want to see, as timings and the order of acts are subject to change.
A bar will be available in The Theatre on the 1st floor of Swansea YMCA. Please bring ID if you look under 25.
Dance floor and seating throughout the night.
We’re grateful for their support, as all musicians, bands, acts and DJs are playing for travel expenses only to support the event. Please support them too. Many thanks to our volunteer designer too. If you’re part of an alternative band or are a solo alternative performer (rock/metal/punk/goth/industrial/EBM or similar) then please get in touch. BiFest Wales 2019 has 1 slot available. We’re also looking for performers for BiFest Wales 2020 provisionally on Saturday 9th May 2020 and we’re looking at the possibility of holding fundraising gigs for Bi Cymru, Bi Swansea and Bi Cardiff around Bi Visibility Day (23rd September). Please contact email@example.com
Performers confirmed for BiFest Wales 2019 are:
Captain Meatshield – YouTube Gamer and Musician
Captain Meatshield is a one-man metal-covers project, with a strong passion for the geeky side of life.
DrakenWerks – Welsh Dark Electro / Industrial act
A Dark Electro / Industrial act from South Wales in the UK, DrakenWerks have risen to prominence in the last year. The brain child of promoter and DJ Draken, their last album, No Prisoners, went straight to number 2 in the German Alternative Charts and remained the maximum 8 weeks stay in the top 10 and their tracks have been tearing up dance floors and radio set lists since then.
More details coming soon
DJ Gwilym – regular DJ at Dead of Night, Swansea’s goth night. Bringing you the best alternative music between acts to keep you dancing!
Interested in goth events in Swansea? Check out Dead of Night (Swansea’s dark alternative night, first Saturday every month in The Hefty Chest Pirate Bar, 8 The Strand, Swansea) https://www.facebook.com/deadofnightpromotions)
Performers for BiFest Wales 2020
If you’re interested in performing at a future BiFest Wales please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re looking for performers for BiFest Wales 2020 provisionally on Saturday 9th May 2020 and we’re looking at the possibility of holding fundraising gigs for Bi Cymru, Bi Swansea and Bi Cardiff around Bi Visibility Day (23rd September).We reimburse travel expenses from South wales.