One of Britain’s best live bands Stereophonics have announced that Cardiff band Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard will be joining them on their upcoming Principality Stadium shows this summer. The band will be joining an exciting all Welsh line-up with very special guests Sir Tom Jones and Catfish And The Bottlemen also due to perform. The shows will take place at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 June – rescheduled from last year due to Covid-19 restrictions.
These special summer shows mark a welcome return to a venue which Stereophonics have previously headlined in 2001 and 2003.
The multi-platinum 4-piece will be joined by very special guest Sir Tom Jones, it will be the first time that Sir Tom has performed at Principality Stadium and the first time that he has performed in Cardiff in over 10 years making it an extra special occasion and allowing fans a memorable night watching three generations of Welsh music royalty appear on the same line-up.
Over the past two decades Stereophonics have played at some of the biggest venues to fans all across the globe, achieving seven number 1 albums, ten top-10 albums, 23 Platinum Sales Awards, 5 BRIT nominations and 1 BRIT Award win. Headlining arenas and festivals to legions of dedicated fans, and with 8.5 million albums sold in the UK alone, Stereophonics stand as undeniable giants of the current music scene. As the band celebrate their 25th year, their latest album ‘Oochya!’ is released on 4th March 2022 via Stylus Records through Ignition Records Ltd, available to pre-order now here.
With an illustrious international career spanning 6 decades, revered Welsh musical icon Sir Tom Jones was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2005 for his services to music, has sold over 100 million records worldwide, with 37 Top 40 hits in the UK and 20 in America. His recorded work with Ethan Johns over the last decade has earned him critical plaudits from around the globe, the best reviews of his long career, and much commercial success.
Four-piece Catfish And the Bottlemen, one of the UK’s biggest alternative rock bands, have re-ignited the post-pandemic live music scene with their summer 2021 headline appearances at Reading, Leeds and Neighbourhood festivals, as well as performing their biggest ever Welsh show at Singleton Park in Swansea.
The band's first album, 'The Balcony', achieved platinum status in the UK and included their platinum certified singles 'Kathleen' and 'Cocoon'. This was soon followed by their second release, 'The Ride', which spawned live favourites ‘7’ and ‘Soundcheck’. And their highly acclaimed third album, 'The Balance', with another 4 singles including 'Longshot', another live favourite. This has cemented the band as one of the best live bands to come from UK this century. No other UK alternative rock band to emerge this decade has achieved such international acclaim and success.