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Welcome to the December edition of twenty10, keeping you up to date with events happening at Buffalo, 10 Feet Tall, Undertone and Buffalo Lounge. This month we celebrate the Christmas & New Year period in style across all our venues with some of the best parties around!

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THE GO! TEAM Win a pair of tickets to see THE GO! TEAM on Sunday 27th February at Millennium Music Hall! Just email twenty10mag@gmail.com with the NAME OF THEIR BRAND NEW ALBUM DUE FOR RELEASE IN JANUARY by Monday 20th December 5pm for a chance to win.

10 FEET TALL NEW YEAR’S EVE! We’re giving away a pair of tickets to 10 Feet Tall’s New Year’s Eve party! Email twenty10mag@gmail.com with the NAME OF 10 FEET TALL’S BASEMENT THAT RECENTLY RELAUNCHED AS A LIVE MUSIC VENUE by Monday 20th December 5pm for a chance to win!

Tickets for events: www.wegottickets.com / fullfat.net All information is correct at the time of going to press for any updates or changes to schedules please refer to www.10feettallcardiff.com & www.buffalocardiff.com

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10 FEET TALL EVERY WEDNESDAY 7.30PM BEGINNERS CLASS, 8.30PM ADVANCED CLASS £6 ENTRY We’re taking over the dancefloor TIL 10PM with the sensuous sounds of Brazil and the French Caribbean old school Lambada and Zouk! ZoukLambada is a sensual partner dance from Brazil made famous by a few films in the 80s, but recently adopting the slower sensuous rhythms of the French Caribbean Zouk music. Characterised by beautiful flowing movement and an almost whip like flow of the ladies’ hair, LambadaZouk is mesmerizing to watch and even better to do! www.dancalatina.com 2-4-1 COCKTAILS UNTIL 9PM

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SUN 5TH DEC LIVE MUSIC SOCIETY PRESENTS

LMS ACOUSTIC ATTIC 7.30PM £3 ENTRY

All are welcome to Cardiff University’s Live Music Society (LMS) Acoustic Attic, presenting the freshest acoustic talent that Cardiff has to offer, along with guest DJs and drink offers until late. lmscardiff.com 2-4-1 COCKTAILS ALL NIGHT

HIRE US! WHETHER IT’S FOR A PRIVATE PARTY, LIVE MUSIC EVENT, FILM SCREENING, GROUP MEET-UP OR ANY OTHER CELEBRATION – EMAIL TWENTY10MAG@GMAIL.COM FOR MORE DETAILS.

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JAM BONES: RED XMAS

7.30PM £3 The final JAM BONES is sadly here but this last show will be no different from the last 18 months where it has brought some of the finest names in UK spoken word, with this Welsh debut for Edinburgh Fringe sell-out MONKEY POET. Taking his unique award-winning brand of stand-up poetry to music festival such as the BIG CHILL and BESTIVAL, Matt Panesh aka Monkey Poet strongly promotes the ethos to perform anywhere for everyone, as poetry is ‘not just for stuffy gits’!

PANEL 9 FROM OUTER SPACE COMEDY NIGHT 8.30PM £3 ENTRY

Aliens are looking for worthy humans at this fantastic live panel game. LAUGH! as top comedians have all 9 areas of their intelligence tested by beings from outer space! TITTER! as members of the audience help the comedians make tits of themselves! WINCE! as the winner gets a thorough probing by high command! Facebook: Panel 9 From Outer Space 2-4-1 COCKTAILS UNTIL 9PM

monkeypoet.co.uk 2-4-1 COCKTAILS ALL NIGHT

DOCTOR WHO THE QUIZ OF RASSILON 7.30PM £2 ENTRY

Doctor Who on the big screen, quiz with Forbidden Planet vouchers & bar tab giveaways. A night of everything Doctor Who for both serious hardcore fans and newbies, all are welcome! (18+). Vote online for your favourite story to be shown on the big screen! See our Facebook page for details. Doctor Who Pub Quiz in between each episode to test your knowledge against other fans - loads of prizes to be won! Check our website for updates 2-4-1 COCKTAILS UNTIL 9PM

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VINTAGE PRETTY CHRISTMAS FAIR 12PM-5PM £FREE ENTRY

Selling everything your heart could desire handmade jewellery & accessories, customised clothing & homeware, original artwork & vintage finds, paper crafts & fabric prettiness - all in time for Christmas! The first 10 people through the door receive a bag full of vouchers & gifts! Facebook: Vintage Pretty 2 LUNCHES FOR £10

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08 Dec

EVERY THURSDAY

ON THE ROCKS

9PM-4AM £FREE ENTRY

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ON THE ROCKS is a night of alternative party mashups every Thursday at 10 Feet Tall. Featuring some of Cardiff’s top party DJs - KILLER TOMATO (DMC), COLIN FRANCIES (XFM) and GREG RAMSHACKLE - you can expect to hear classic anthems old & new, party riffs, alternative mashups, new music and ultimate air guitar bangers! Facebook: On The Rocks

MON 20TH DEC

TOM HINGLEY (INSPIRAL CARPETS) & SUPPORT & DJS 7.30PM £6 ADV / £7 DOORS

Manchester indie legend TOM HINGLEY joined the Inspirals in 1989 until their split in 1995, during which time they enjoyed success with hits such as ‘This Is How It Feels’ and ‘Saturn 5’. He then started performing as a solo artist, releasing albums ‘Keep Britain Untidy’ (2000) and ‘Soulfire’ (2002) on his own label Newmemorabilia Records. As well as performing live, Tom teaches music business part-time at Salford University myspace.com/tomhingleymusics 2-4-1 COCKTAILS UNTIL 9PM

SELECTED BOTTLES £2.00 SMIRNOFF RED BACARDI / BULLEIT BOURBON / JACK DANIELS ALL £2.30 WITH MIXER, DOUBLE UP FOR 50P!

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CHRISTMAS

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MULLED CIDER MINCE PIES

CHISTMAS CHEER CHURROS & CHOCOLATE TAPAS BOXING DAY NEW RUSTIC SPANISH MENU

THE LEGENDARY DJ JAFFA WILL BE TAKING TO THE TURNTABLES AND BLASTING OUT THE BEST FUNK/SOUL, MOTOWN, NEW RELEASES & PARTY ANTHEMS TO GET YOU DANCING ALL NIGHT LONG!

AT 10 FEET TALL WE’RE ALL ABOUT EPIC PARTIES, AND WE HAVE SOME KILLERS IN STORE FOR YOU THIS FESTIVE SEASON CASTLE ST ST JOHN

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NEW YEARS EVE 2010

GLITZ COCKTAILS

UNRULY ROCK & ROLL CHANDELIERS CHAMPAGNE

& A RELENTLESS DANCEFLOOR FILLED WITH ALL YOUR FAVOURITE ALTERNATIVE PARTY TUNES! TIL 5AM

WHO SAYS BARS HAVE TO CLOSE ON NEW YEARS DAY? WE FIGURE ALL YOU HARDWORKING TYPES WHO SPENT YOUR NYE MAKING SURE OTHER PEOPLE HAD FUN DESERVE A NIGHT OUT TOO, SO COME AND SPEND IT DRINKING COCKTAILS AND RAVING TO THE SMALL HOURS WITH US! OR, MAYBE YOU WENT OUT ON NEW YEARS AND JUST WANT TO KEEP THE GOOD TIMES CASTLE ST ST JOHN ST

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10 FEET TALL 11A-12 CHURCH STREET CARDIFF. CF10 1BG T: 029 2022 8883 WWW.10FEETTALLCARDIFF.COM

EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT AT 10 FEET TALL CLASSIC FUNK // SOUL // FUTURE JAZZ // ROOTS // MOTOWN // DISCO & BEST NEW RELEASES EXPECT THE FINEST: GRAND MASTER FLASH // STEVIE WONDER // DEL LA SOUL // KENNY DOPE // SOUL 2 SOUL // ADELE // OUTKAST // CHROMEO // JAMES BROWN // MR SCRUFF // THE ROOTS // GORILLAZ // MARK RONSON // AMY WINEHOUSE

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KING LOUIS COLLECTIVE

HERETICS / MEL(N THE) TING POINTS & MORE TBA & MIXTAPE EXCHANGE! 8PM £4 ENTRY KING LOUIS COLLECTIVE are a seven man, one woman groove machine hailing from Cardiff who play a soulful blend of complex, catchy melodies that get people dancing. KLC are curating a bill packed with their funkiest friends, along with a mixtape exchange where you can bring along a CD of your favourite tunes and leave with someone else’s.

December twenty 10 • Buffalo

2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM £2 STELLA 4% £1.80 WINE £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

myspace.com/kinglouiscollective

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“the best Welsh pop album of all time”

CUBA CUBA

CONDUCTORS / SKUNKADELIC / J-ROUDH & PREMIERE OF FILM BY JAMES ROBSON 7PM-10.30PM *FIRST BAND STARTS STRAIGHT AWAY* £FREE SHOW

myspace.com/cubacubamusic 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM £2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS

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- Adam Walton, BBC Radio Wales

THURS 2ND DEC (LATE) SUGAR DROP PRESENTS

PARKER (WHERE’S MY MONKEY?) & SUPPORT 11PM £3 ADV / £5 DOORS

Now famed for his worldwide smash ‹Where’s My Monkey?’, PARKER is a star producer on the rise! Live he cuts up dubstep, breaks, hip hop, drum’n’bass and any other damn thing that has ever been put on vinyl, with the kind of superior turntable technique that puts most other DJs in the shade. These untouchable talents on the decks have seen Parker compared to heavyweight record crate jugglers like the mighty Z-TRIP. An old Cardiff legend back at last to smash up Buffalo with his choice dubstep mashup madness! myspace.com/djparker 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM £2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

SAT 4TH DEC

SUN 5TH DEC LOOSE PRESENTS

TUNES FOR TANZANIA CHARITY

THE SCHOOL

ETHER / THE ROBBIE BURNS BAND / LOUISA HALL 7PM-10PM £4 *EARLY CURFEW* Start off the festive season in style with 3 promising acts and all money raised going to the charity Bridge2Aid, supporting the homeless and marginalised in Tanzania. ETHER is a captivating fusion of blues & rock, THE ROBBIE BURNS BAND is like an up & coming local Jack Johnson, and LOUISA HALL plays perfectly crafted heartfelt acoustic songs with a voice that will stop you in your tracks. bridge2aid.org myspace.com/etherbluesrock

CHRISTMAS PARTY ALLDAYER THE LOVES / LUCKY DELUCCI / BRONTOSAURUS CHORUS / TRWBADOR / DRA DANCE COLLECTIVE 60S GO-GO GIRLS DJS JOY COLLECTIVE VS CHICK HABIT 5PM £5 ADV / £6 DOORS

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FRESH TIES is a new non-profit live arts night launching supporting the arts in Wales whilst raising funds for grassroots organisations and good causes. The aim of the night is to represent the diversity of culture and talent within Wales, bringing together music, film and the arts from all over the community in a fun environment. Entry is donation-based with a minimum donation of £1 CUBA CUBA have been drawing the attention of all the right people working with producer Romesh Dodangoda on their debut EP, they follow the template set by contemporaries FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND and KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES, mixed with their own trademark brand of angular pop. Ryan Richards of FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND has now taken the band under his wing, pushing them to new heights. Currently signed to the respected Smalltown Records, the future is certainly bright for this young band with big ambitions.

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THURS 2ND DEC (EARLY) FRESH TIES PRESENTS

Cardiff-based pop band THE SCHOOL play an exclusive set of Christmas songs and new tracks from their 2nd album which is due for release next year on Elefant Records. The band are often compared to the likes of CAMERA OBSCURA, THE SUPREMES and THE PIPETTES but with their own modern take on the classic girl group sound. myspace.com/theschoolband 2-4-1 COCKTAILS ALL NIGHT

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YOU SAY PARTY

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LOVE PARRY III / VVOLVES / YOHO! 8PM £7 ADV / £8 DOORS myspace.com/ yousaypartywesaydie

YOU SAY PARTY (formerly YOU SAY PARTY! WE SAY DIE!) are a 5-piece dance-punk band from British Columbia who have reinvented their spirited new-wave style with a new depth of material found on their last studio album ‘XXXX’ from last year. They have also just released ‘REMIXXXX’ including a remix from old friends LOS CAMPESINOS!

TUES 7TH DEC BUFFALO & ZOO POP PRESENT

UTE / ELEPHANTS & SUPPORTS / ZOO POP DJS 8PM £4 ENTRY

WED 8TH DEC

MISHMASH 8PM £4 ENTRY

Facebook: Mish Mash

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MISHMASH takes place on fortnightly Wednesdays at Buffalo and features the best new bands and solo performers, with guest DJs playing indie, rock, funk, folk, country, soul, blues, dance, pop, world, hip hop, reggae..

THOSE DANCING DAYS

& SUPPORTS 7.30PM £6 ADV / £7 DOORS Sweet as apple-pie pop, from Stockholm these are high school girls led by a pounding Hammond organ. Emulating some true indiepop greats such as BIS and GIRLFRENDO, sometimes Northern Soul-inspired and always with a fizzy pop style that will have you dancing instantly. For fans of THE CONCRETES, THE PIPETTES, CAMERA OBSCURA, THE LIKE, SHOUT OUT LOUDS, PETER BJORN AND JOHN, LYKKE LI. myspace.com/thosedancingdays

FRI 10TH DEC ROTATE ENERGY PROMOTIONS PRESENTS

AKB’AL

PERIGO MINAS 7PM-10PM *EARLY SHOW* £3 A night of live evolutionary metal. AKB’AL combines an ambient, progressive, musical journey with a powerful heavy metal sound. The band explores the darkness and light of the political, social, psychological, and spiritual elements of human reality and the journey from the darkness of ego addiction to a more awakened state. Four great musicians creating an aggressive yet uplifting musical trip.

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myspace.com/ utetheband

UTE and ELEPHANTS are part of the Alcopop! Records family, an UK independent label also home to JOHNNY FOREIGNER and MAYBESHEWILL to name a few. UTE are releasing their new EP this December mixing everything good about edgy indie pop, lyrics with wonderful imagery and powerfully musical tunes jerking suddenly from tender to terrifying in one swoop.

THURS 9TH DEC

akbalband.com 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM

2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM £2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

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SUN 12TH DEC

JOSHUA CAOLE EP LAUNCH

THEM LOVELY BOYS / HUNTERS / ANDREW RHYS LEWIS DJ STEVE FRENCH 7.30PM £4 ENTRY / £3 NUS JOSHUA CAOLE makes his debut solo release in December 2010. ‘Slow Hearts’ is a culmination of the last 3 years spent touring the UK in other people’s bands and a need to return to Cardiff to play music more dear to his heart. Produced by Llion Robertson (Al Lewis, Eugene Francis Jr, The Gentle Good) and featuring an array of Cardiff musicians it reflects time spent away from home, likened to such featured on Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music. myspace.com/joshuacaole

BUFFALO BOUTIQUE

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 7PM-10PM £1 ENTRY

2-4-1 COCKTAILS ALL NIGHT MON 13TH DEC

PENGILLY’S PENGILLY’S is the project of 20-year old Ric Hollingbery and his band. They mix orchestral arrangements with beats, shouts, choral phrases and processed sounds, playing live with strings, brass, laptop, bass and drums. Riv has released an album with EMMY THE GREAT and is part of her live band. He has also collaborated with JEREMY WARMSLEY and recorded for CORRINE BAILEY-RAE. They have shared the stage with THE XX, THE WAVE PICTURES, STORNOWAY and GET CAPE. WEAR CAPE. FLY so we think you’ll agree with us they’re destined for bigger things! myspace.com/thisispengillys 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM

If you love shopping (especially Christmas shopping) and you love going out - this is the night for you! With stalls selling everything from vintage bargains and rarities to hand-made crafts, drink offers including 2-4-1 cocktails and DJs all under one roof, it’s not to be missed! Buffalo Boutique is always looking for new stallholders - to get involved please contact buffaloboutique@ hotmail.co.uk

WED 15TH DEC STUDIO 22 CHRISTMAS BASH

LOVE THE JUDGE

SHARKS DON’T SLEEP / THE LAY-LOWS / JUNK DNA 7.30PM £3 ENTRY Studio 22 presents a pic’n’mix of the freshest local talent from the indie/alternative headliners LOVE THE JUDGE, to the ska punk of SHARKS DON’T SLEEP, alternative funk of THE LAY-LOWS and the rap metal of JUNK DNA - definitely something for everyone at this Christmas bash!

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TUES 14TH DEC

myspace.com/lovethejudge 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM / £2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

Facebook: Buffalo Boutique 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM £2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

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TUES 21ST DEC

SIGNATURE & HIGH CONTRAST PRESENT ALT-WHITMAN

GRAMERCY RIFFS ALBUM LAUNCH & SPECIAL GUESTS 8PM £3 ENTRY

& SUPPORT 10PM £4 ADV / £5 DOORS

Lincoln Barrett AKA HIGH CONTRAST will be playing under his alter ego ALT-WHITMAN - a name used for very rare occasions like this where he’ll be throwing down a non DnB set, playing instead an eclectic mix of underground sounds guaranteed to give you eargasms! We’re proud to be the ones to bring this to you this extremely rare chance to see such a show! There’ll be plenty more Christmas goodies to come too so watch this space! myspace.com/highcontrastuk

SUN 19TH DEC GAME OVER PRESENTS

VIDEOGAME TOURNAMENT CHRISTMAS ALLDAYER HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO BE THE FINEST? IN ASSOCIATION WITH OTAKUZOKU 2PM £2 PER TOURNAMENT OR £6 DAY PASS

Game Over is a monthly get-together for anyone who fancies their chances going up against other players on the big screen with our club soundsystem! This month we’re expanding into a Christmas alldayer! Vouchers and bar tab prizes to be won - check our website for updates.. 2 LUNCHES FOR £10. 2-4-1 COCKTAILS ALL DAY & NIGHT

myspace.com/ gramercy.riffs

MON 20TH DEC

PAPER FACTORY

2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM /£2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

WE ARE THE AFTERGLOW & SUPPORTS 8PM £4 ENTRY

PAPER FACTORY are a 3-piece group based in Bristol and Cardiff who play rock music influenced by bands such as BIFFY CLYRO and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. The band are curating this set so expect a great selection of local rock talent!

WED 22ND DEC

MISHMASH CHRISTMAS PARTY 8PM £4 ENTRY

Facebook: Mish Mash

MISHMASH returns again with another fine selection of upcoming talent from all ends of the musical spectrum! 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM / £2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

THURS 30TH DEC

WARSAW

myspace.com/ paperfactory 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM £2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

GRAMERCY RIFFS are a 5-piece country-rock stomp based in Cardiff. Their 10-track self-titled debut album is due for release on the day of this show, and their launch party will make sure it comes out with a bang!Influences like THE ROLLING STONES, FLEETWOOD MAC and NEIL YOUNG make for blissed-out harmonies, rock’n’roll licks and country blues.

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2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM £2 STELLA 4% / £1.80 WINE / £1.50 SHOTS TIL 11PM

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THURS 16TH DEC SUGAR DROP

myspace.com/ warsawbandwales

& SUPPORTS 8PM £4 ENTRY / £3 NUS WARSAW are a new rock / blues / metal outfit from Wales who have been recording at Screamadelica Studios, including new track ‘Higher’ - look out for this talented bunch on the local scene more often! 2-4-1 COCKTAILS TIL 10PM / £2 STELLA 4% /

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BOOK YOUR CHRISTMAS PARTY NOW

BUFFALO LOVES CHRISTMAS! ALL THROUGH DECEMBER WE’LL BE CELEBRATING THE FESTIVE SEASON WITH... DAILY ROASTS & GREAT FRESH FOOD, MULLED CIDER & WINE, CHRISTMAS CRACKERS, MINCE PIES, HUGE PARTIES AND A PARTRIDGE IN A PEAR TREE! WE ARE ALSO TAKING BOOKINGS FOR CHRISTMAS PARTIES - WHETHER YOU’RE AFTER A BUFFET OR A COCKTAIL PARTY, GIVE US A CALL. TEL 029 2031 0312.

BOXING DAY: SUGAR DROP PRESENTS A VERY SPECIAL GUEST TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON! - GET ON ALL YOUR BEST CHRISTMAS JUMPERS, FINISH OFF OUR MULLED WINE AND GET READY TO PARTY!

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NEW YEARS EVE QUALITY COCKTAILS, SHOOTERS & CHAMPAGNE, BALLOONS, PARTY POPPERS, SWEETS, VISUALS AND MENTAL PARTY ANTICS ACROSS 3 BARS & 2 DANCEFLOORS! WITH THE RETURN OF THE INFAMOUS OUTDOOR GARDEN MARQUEE & SOUNDSYSTEM IT’S SURE TO BE AN EPIC PARTY! OPEN TIL 5AM. TICKETS FROM WEGOTTICKETS.CO.UK / FULLFAT.NET

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CHRISTMAS AT BUFFALO

NEW YEARS DAY: AT BUFFALO WE ENJOY NEW YEAR’S EVE SO MUCH WE’RE DOING IT ALL OVER AGAIN! 2 FLOORS OF EXPERT COCKTAILS, DRINKS OFFERS, DANCEFLOOR ANTHEMS & CLASSIC PARTY ANTICS OUTDOOR BEER GARDEN UNTIL 4.00AM!

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COME DOWN TO YOUR NEW LOCAL - BUFFALO’S LITTLE SISTER IN CATHAYS HAS ALL THE FESTIVE GOODNESS OF THE ORIGINAL, BUT IT’S ON YOUR DOORSTEP! Christmas cupcakes & mince pies, daily roast dinners, home-made mulled cider & wine, lovely warming hot chocolate, tea & coffee, Christmas crackers and the odd cheeky Christmas classic, not to mention the usual array of quality cocktails, tasty spirits & great fresh food. WE ARE ALSO TAKING BOOKINGS FOR CHRISTMAS PARTIES whether you’re after a buffet or a cocktail party, contact us: buffaloloungecardiff@gmail.com

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NEW YEARS EVE

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CHRISTMAS

AN INTIMATE AND EXPERIMENTAL NYE PARTY OF BEATS, FASHION, COCKTAILS & VISUAL ART WITH SPECIAL GUEST DJS. A PLACE TO GET AWAY FROM THE HECTIC QUEUES. FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHT, OPEN TIL 4AM! 34 WOODVILLE ROAD, CARDIFF CF24 4EA WWW.BUFFALOLOUNGECARDIFF.COM

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hometown heroes COMING JANUARY 2011 BUFFALO, 10 FEET TALL, BUFFALO LOUNGE

ÂŁ10 tennerfest January 2011

10 Feet Tall, Buffalo & Buffalo Lounge A CELEBRATION OF LOCAL TALENT FROM MUSICIANS AND DJS TO PROMOTERS, LABELS AND ANYONE ELSE CONSIDERED A HERO AROUND THESE PARTS..

Tennerfest is a fixed price food festival offering the opportunity to dine in style from just a tenner!

Expect album launches, label showcases, special guest DJs, curators, collaborations, side projects and video screenings!

Bringing together fresh produce and top chefs in a celebration of our varied and delicious cuisine, menus will include a Tennerfest price bracket of quality food throughout the month.

Get involved: twenty10mag@gmail.com Check our websites for details

A friendly welcome and fresh local produce is promised! Check our websites for details

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OBEY!

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9PM £3 BEFORE 11.30PM, £4 AFTER (£3 NUS) OBEY! is a new clubnight in Cardiff aimed at pushing the boundaries of the normal clubbing experience. Showcasing a mixture of vibrant beats and bass from the old, new, much loved and underground ends of the musical spectrum. Dubstep * UK Funky * Techno * Rave * Garage *Breaks *Dub * FRI 10TH DEC

FRI 3RD DEC

HENRY’S FUNERAL SHOE

CHICK HABIT

CLAY STATUES / AULOS / 4 BROTHERS DJS STEVE FRENCH VS GREG RAMSHACKLE 9PM £5 ENTRY

9PM £3/£2 NUS THURS 2ND DEC BASS’D IN SKADIFF PRESENTS CAPTAIN ACCIDENT / DETACHED / SHARKS DON’T SLEEP & DJS UNTIL 4AM 8PM £6 ADV / £7 DOORS RANDOM HAND have spent the last few years tearing full throttle through the UK scene with their ferocious in-your-face ska/punk/metal mashup. The West Yorks based 4-piece have released two albums and toured alongside the likes of REEL BIG FISH, PROPAGANDHI and VOODOO GLOW SKULLS. Do not adjust your seatbelt, the ride is far from over! myspace.com/randomhand £2 DRINKS ALL NIGHT - STELLA 4%, STELLA BOTTLES, RUM & MIXER, VODKA & MIXER, GIN & MIXER, TEQUILA SHOTS.

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Facebook: Chick Habit £2 DRINKS ALL NIGHT STELLA 4%, STELLA BOTTLES, RUM & MIXER, VODKA & MIXER, GIN & MIXER, TEQUILA SHOTS.

TUES 7TH DEC FESTIVAL OF THE SENSES

HOUDINI DAX

STAV / FESTIVAL OF THE SENSES DJS 9.30PM £3 ENTRY HOUDINI DAX are a psychedelic garage rock band from Cardiff signed to See Monkey Do Monkey, who are released their debut album shortly. STAV plays bluegrass/ folk/covers from Dylan to Pink Floyd - expect harmonicas, slides, acoustic guitar and maybe a banjo.

Fresh off a European tour, gritty bluesmeisters HENRY’S FUNERAL SHOE bring rough and ready rock (with bowler hats to boot) to Undertone. Their debut album ‹Everything’s For Sale’ is a fun and raucous mix of rock & psychedelic blues inspired by acts such as THE WHO and CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL and THE KINKS Debuting new tracks alongside valleys noise merchants CLAY STATUES and AULOS (who sound like an 8bit U2). Not one to be missed. Simple as. THURS 16TH DEC

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RANDOM HAND

CHICK HABIT is a clubnight in Cardiff playing indie, pop and Motown records sung by girls. From BLONDIE to THE BREEDERS, THE GOSSIP to GIRLS ALOUD, KATE BUSH to KATE NASH, LE TIGRE to LILY ALLEN, SHAMPOO to THE SUPREMES and many more in between.

JJ SNEED SINGLE LAUNCH KITTY COWELL / LITTLE ERIS 7PM £4 ENTRY

First ever solo project from JJ SNEED who is a bilingual singer/songwriter DJ who writes anything from acoustic to trance music. The entry price includes a free copy of the single ‹Gobaith/Hope’, along with support slots from LITTLE ERIS and KITTY COWELL, along with guest DJs until late.

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MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH 9PM £3 ENTRY

Do YOU remember the first time?! A night of everyone’s favourite songs from the 90s - ditch those skinny jeans and bring out the flared cords! Expect to hear: PULP, ELASTICA, DINOSAUR JNR, BEASTIE BOYS, WEEZER, DEPECHE MODE, WU-TANG CLAN, THE BLUETONES, ASH, BIS, STONE ROSES, PIXIES, KENICKIE, HOLE, PAVEMENT, SUEDE, SONIC YOUTH and loads more.. Facebook: Modern Life is Rubbish £2 DRINKS ALL NIGHT - STELLA 4%, STELLA BOTTLES, RUM & MIXER, VODKA & MIXER, GIN & MIXER, TEQUILA SHOTS. SAT 18TH DEC

HELL’S BENT 9PM £TBC

HELL’S BENT is an alternative gay night in Cardiff, aiming to bring you the best party around with that extra added something.. Expect great DJs and plenty of £2 drinks until 4am. Facebook: Hell’s Bent £2 DRINKS ALL NIGHT - STELLA 4%, STELLA BOTTLES, RUM & MIXER, VODKA & MIXER, GIN & MIXER, TEQUILA SHOTS. SUN 26TH DEC & FRI 31ST DEC

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RANDOM HAND

8pm

£tbc

Fri 3rd Dec

CHICK HABIT

9pm

£3/£2

Sat 4th Dec

RELEASE

9pm

£tbc

Tues 7th Dec

FESTIVAL OF THE SENSES

9.30pm £3

Thurs 9th Dec

OBEY

9pm

£tbc

Fri 10th Dec

HENRY’S FUNERAL SHOE

9pm

£tbc

Sat 11th Dec

REBOOT

9pm

£tbc

Mon 13th Dec

FLUX=RAD CHRISTMAS PARTY

8pm

£tbc

Thurs 16th Dec

JJ SNEED

7pm

£4

Fri 17th Dec

MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH

9pm

£3

Sat 18th Dec

HELL’S BENT

9pm

£tbc

Sun 26th Dec

SLEEP WHEN YOU’RE DEAD

9pm

£tbc

Fri 31st Dec

SLEEP WHEN YOU’RE DEAD NYE

9pm

£tbc

Tues 4th Jan

FESTIVAL OF THE SENSES

9.30pm £3

Sat 8th Jan

REBOOT

9pm

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SLEEP WHEN YOU’RE DEAD 9PM £TBC

SLEEP WHEN YOU’RE DEAD bring us 2 very special parties this December, featuring PRITCHARD from MTV’S DIRTY SANCHEZ! This raucous event aims to deliver the most mental party you will witness in Cardiff. Get ready for booze, fire, gimps and the best in big bass-driven mayhem all the way through til the new year! Check our website for updates. £2 DRINKS ALL NIGHT - STELLA 4%, STELLA BOTTLES, RUM & MIXER, VODKA & MIXER, GIN & MIXER, TEQUILA SHOTS.

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ZOUKLAMBADA!

7.30PM £6

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KING LOUIS COLLECTIVE

8PM

£4

MONDAYS LATE NIGHT LIVE

SUN 5TH

LMS ACOUSTIC ATTIC

7.30PM £3

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7PM

£FREE

MON 6TH

PANEL 9 FROM OUTER SPACE 8.30PM £3

MONDAYS BUFFALO PRESENTS

THU 2ND

LATE: PARKER

11PM

£3/£5

TUESDAYS BUFFALO LIVE

SAT 4TH

TUNES FOR TANZANIA

7PM

£4

SUN 5TH

THE SCHOOL

5PM

£5/£6

MON 6TH

YOU SAY PARTY

8PM

£7/£8

TUES 7TH

UTE / ELEPHANTS

8PM

£4

WED 8TH

MISHMASH

8PM

£4

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WED 8TH

ZOUKLAMBADA!

SUN 12TH

JAM BONES

MON 13TH

7.30PM £6 7.30PM £3

DOCTOR WHO QUIZ

WED 15TH

ZOUKLAMBADA!

SAT 18TH

VINTAGE PRETTY FAIR

7.30PM £6 12PM

£FREE

MON 20TH

TOM HINGLEY

7.30PM £6/£7

WED 22ND

ZOUKLAMBADA!

7.30PM £6

THURS 23RD CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS! 9PM

£FREE

FRI 24TH

£4/£3

CHRISTMAS HUSTLE!

SUN 26TH

BOXING DAY PARTY!

8PM 8PM

NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY!

8PM

£10

SAT 1ST

NEW YEAR’S DAY PARTY!

8PM

£FREE

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PANEL 9 FROM OUTER SPACE 8.30PM £3

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THURS 9TH THOSE DANCING DAYS

7.30PM £6/£7

FRI 10TH

AKB’AL

7PM

SUN 12TH

JOSHUA CAOLE

7.30PM £4/£3

MON13TH

PENGILLY’S

8PM

£4

TUES 14TH

BUFFALO BOUTIQUE

7PM

£1

WED 15TH

LOVE THE JUDGE

7.30PM £3

THU 16TH

ALT WHITMAN

10PM

£4/£5

SUN 19TH

GAME OVER ALLDAYER

2PM

£2/£6

MON 20TH PAPER FACTORY

8PM

£4

TUES 21ST

8PM

£3

WED 22ND MISHMASH

8PM

£4

THU 23RD

RAP HAPPENINGS

7.30PM £FREE

THU 23RD

XMAS SUGAR DROP

10PM

£FREE

FRI 24TH

BUMPER CHRISTMAS EVE!

10PM

£0/£3/£4

SUN 26TH

BOXING DAY HOUSE PARTY! 10PM

GRAMERCY RIFFS

£3

£FREE

THURS 30TH WARSAW

8PM

£4/£3

FRI 31ST

NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY!

8PM

£10

SAT 1ST

JAN NEW YEAR’S DAY PARTY! 8PM

£FREE

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