The groups will play at a week-long series of events in Cardiff...

THE DIVINE COMEDY, GORKY’S ZYGOTIC MYNCI, GENE and OCEAN COLOUR SCENE are confirmed to play special sets for BBC RADIO 2 in CARDIFF later this month.

The station has organised a week of shows similar to the Radio 1 Live event due to take place in Birmingham later this month. Some of the shows will be broadcast live on Radio 2, with others being recorded for later airing.

The shows are: Ocean Colour Scene – Cardiff Coal Exchange (October 13)


Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, Gene and Owen – Clwb Ifor Bach (15)

Embrace, Nerina Pallot and Peter Wyle – Clwb Ifor Bach (16)

The Divine Comedy The Afternoons and Lorrien – Clwb Ifor Bach (18)

Other fringe shows will take place across the city.