Transforming Communities

All Change at Live Music Now Cymru!

On 1 February 2023 we welcome Jennifer Abell as the new National Director for Live Music Now Cymru. Jen joins us from South Riverside Community Development Centre, a central Cardiff charity dedicated to increasing social equality and reducing poverty, where she was Director, and before that was Community Fundraising and Area Manager for Royal National […]


During our #ReturntoLive campaign, 500 older people across England and Wales were touched by their first live music experiences since the pandemic began. Live Music Now and our wonderful musicians facilitated 28 sessions in over 20 care homes, two of which included the guitarist and singer, Zoë Wren at Priscilla Wakefield House and the return […]

Unlocking Welsh Heritage with Live Music Now

When the pandemic hit in March 2020 one of the biggest impacts on society was an overwhelming sense of disconnection from community and culture, leaving an already isolated society feeling more alone than ever. In some parts of the country local lockdowns followed national lockdowns and wellbeing plummeted alongside the enforced isolation. Since Winter 2020, […]

#ReturnToLive gyda Live Music Now

Yn y De Ddwyrain, bydd yr unawdydd a’r gitarydd Zoe Wren yn arwain y gerddoriaeth ar gyfer pobl sy’n byw ac yn gweithio mewn cartref gofal yn Haringey (llun a dynnwyd cyn Covid) For English, click here. Bwrlwm drwm os gwelwch yn dda! Yn ystod wythnos 14 Mehefin, bydd Live Music Now yn dychwelyd yn […]

Beating the odds

Welsh beatboxer, DJ and rapper Dean Yhnell (Beat Technique), has been part of the Live Music Now scheme in Wales since 2017, working as a soloist and as part of