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Cable flies the flag for Welsh music
Stuart Cable
Cable's career as a TV and radio presenter began with BBC Wales

Stuart Cable returns to BBC Radio Wales on St David's Day to help celebrate the station's first ever Wales Music Day.

The event will showcase new Welsh talent through a whole day of live music across the whole of the station's schedule, including news programmes.

Bands like Paper Aeroplanes and Kids In Glass Houses will play unusual cover versions of well-known Welsh songs.

"It will be great to be part of the team again," said Stuart, who used to present a rock show on BBC Radio Wales.

The former Stereophonics drummer, now performing with Killing For Company, will be share his knowledge of new music with presenter Roy Noble.

"St David's Day has always been a big day for me," says Roy.

"I was never much of a singer, poet or harpist but in school it always meant a half day off," he added.

Georgia Ruth Williams
Georgia Ruth Williams is one of the up-and-coming artists to be featured

"BBC Radio Wales will be showcasing today's finest Welsh musical talent - the harp will be there in full string and also Paper Aeroplanes.

"I'll be doing my usual classy musical jest joined by Stuart Cable."

Monday's special programming will begin with a discussion of the impact of the Welsh music industry on the wider economy during Good Morning Wales.

The day will culminate with a musical spectacular in the evening presented by Alan Thompson and Mal Pope featuring performances from Al Lewis and Sarah Howells, Amy Wadge and many more.




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