Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will kick off our summer of live music

04/12/2018 by Richard Samuel

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will kick off a summer of live music with us in the Welsh capital in the gorgeous grounds of Cardiff Castle on Friday 24 May 2019, bringing his eternal hits to the iconic location in the heart of the Welsh capital. Support comes from special guest Gaz Coombes (ex-Supergrass) and Boy Azooga.

Tickets will go on sale from 10am Friday 7 December 2018, and you can view the details here. There is no pre sale for this event.

2018 has been a hugely successful year for Noel, As well as undertaking a mammoth world tour, he landed a Mercury Prize nomination with his most recent High Flying Birds LP Who Built The Moon?. The album was the bands 3rd straight #1 album, following on from the successes of their self-titled debut and 2015’s Chasing Yesterday.

Additionally Noel added to his 2013 Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection, and 2012’s NME Godlike Genius Award by winning Best Album and Best Solo Artist at this year’s Q Awards.

Main support comes from special guest Gaz Coombes, a fellow Ivor nominee and the ex-frontman of Supergrass, who returned earlier this year with his 3rd studio album World’s Strongest Man which has seen multiple inclusions in the ‘best of 2018 lists’ by the likes of Fopp, Mojo, and Rough Trade. Additionally Cardiff’s very own Boy Azooga have had a phenomenal year with an appearance on Later with…Jools Holland, packed festival crowds including Swn Festival and Green Man Festival and their debut album 1,2, Kung Fu took home the Welsh Music Prize last month.