Kids in Glass Houses

Kids in glass houses

Saturday 2nd August.
14+ / Doors 19:30

Merthyr Rock Presents ‘The Road to Merthyr’ Tour with Kids In Glass Houses + Guests

Merthyr Rock, South Wales’ heavy rock festival is pleased to announce the ‘Road to Merthyr Tour’ featuring a string of dates with Kids In Glass Houses at intimate Welsh venues this August, in the run up to the one-day festival.

The band, who headlined Merthyr Rock in 2012 and have announced they will be splitting following a Farewell Tour in October, will stop off at a number of small venues, starting with Theatr Soar, Merthyr Tydfil (Sat 2nd Aug). From there the tour rolls on to Sin City, Swansea (Sun 3rd Aug), Ebbw Vale Institute (Mon 4th Aug) and culminates at Hobos, Bridgend (Tues 5th Aug).

The Road to Merthyr Tour will allow Kids in Glass Houses fans to see the band play intimate venues for the last time on home soil, before their final Sold-Out show at Cardiff University on Friday 31st of October.

Tickets for all shows are £14.00 Advance (+SBF) and go on sale from 8am on Tuesday 8th July, online from or over the phone from Ticketline UK on 02920 230130.

Saturday 2nd August: Theatr Soar, Merthyr Tydfil
Sunday 3rd August: Sin City, Swansea
Monday 4th August: Ebbw Vale Institute
Tuesday 5th August: Hobos, Bridgend

Tickets for all shows £14.00 ADV (+SBF)
14+ / Doors 19:30

Tickets: 02920 230130
In Person: Spillers Records, Morgan Arcade, Cardiff

About Merthyr Rock 2014

After a hiatus in 2013, Merthyr Rock returns to the grounds of Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday 17th August 2014. Already announced to headline the festival are Taking Back Sunday, whose appearance at Merthyr is a UK festival exclusive in 2014.

They’ll be joined on the bill by two other American acts in Reel Big Fish, the ska-punk heroes from Huntington Beach, California, and Pennsylvanian punk rockers Anti Flag. Hometown heroes The Blackout return to the Merthyr Rock stage, having performed at the inaugural festival in 2011 and curated the second stage in 2012.

Further acts for the one day festival will be announced in the following weeks, as well as details of the various Fringe activities that will precede the main event.

The festival is now run by Cardiff based Orchard Entertainment (Regional Promoter of the Year 2013: Live Music Business Awards), who took over the festival from previous promoters Hay Festivals.

Tickets for Merthyr Rock 2014 are priced at £25.00 Advance (+ Standard Booking Fee), and are on sale now via, over the phone from Ticketline UK on 02920 230130 and in person from Spillers Records (Morgan Arcade, Cardiff).

Merthyr Rock: Sun 17th August, Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil
Featuring Taking Back Sunday, Anti-Flag, Reel Big Fish, The Blackout + More: @merthyrrock

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