Clwb Ifor Bach is a live music venue, nightclub and promoter situated in Cardiff city centre on Womanby Street, hosting international, local and emerging artists and has been an early platform for some of the biggest names in music today.

Since establishing in 1983, Clwb Ifor Bach has been a musical focal point in Cardiff and Wales, welcoming all musical styles and genres from all corners of the world through its doors.

There are two function rooms across the three floors of Clwb Ifor Bach, one on the top floor and a smaller room on the ground floor.



Some artists that have played at Clwb Ifor Bach:

Biffy Clyro, The Killers, Coldplay, Super Furry Animals, LCD Soundsystem, Kasabian, Metronomy, Don Broco, Floating Points, Skrillex, Enter Shikari, Cate Le Bon, Akala, DJ Shadow, Rag’n’Bone Man, Declan McKenna, Young Fathers, Joy Orbison, Four Tet, Foals, Hot Chip, Bombay Bicycle Club, John Peel, Stereophonics, The Strokes, Pavement, Bloc Party, Funeral For A Friend, Elbow, Bullet For My Valentine, Roni Size, Ben Howard, High Contrast, Kaiser Chiefs, Wolf Alice, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Mark Ronson, Broadcast, Caribou, Idles, George Ezra, John Newman, Frank Turner, Peggy Gou, Self Esteem, Yard Act.


Some artists we’ve promoted in other venues:

Mogwai, Courtney Barnett, Alex G, Confidence Man, Metronomy, John Grant, Ólafur Arnalds, The Cribs, Self Esteem, Yard Act, This Is the Kit, Caribou, Shame, Low, Corrosion Of Conformity, Teleman, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Kae Tempest, Boy Azooga, Cate Le Bon, Gruff Rhys, Drenge, White Denim, Gilles Peterson, Kate Nash.



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A photograph of the interior of Clwb Ifor Bach with stage for live music