Cardiff Rehearsal studios

Cardiff rehearsal studios open 24/7 for band practice and solo drumming. Book a private rehearsal room online with backline provided free.
A typical rehearsal studio for solo drumming and band practice. Book a rehearsal room online by the hour today.

Inside your rehearsal studios

High-quality equipment. Acoustically-treated studios. The music rehearsal studios are your space to get creative. All of our rehearsal studios fit a maximum of 6 people, with a variety of room types to suit your needs:

  • Practicing drums solo? 'Classic' studios fit up to four people comfortably. 
  • Vocals with a backing band? 'Pirate' studios are perfect for five.
  • Fine-tuning your ensemble performance? 'Showcase' fits six easily.

Inside, you’ll find the very best equipment from Marshall, Boss, Ashdown and more in all of our music practice rooms. Just starting out? An experienced pro? You’ll be set up for a great rehearsal every time.

Band practice inside a typical Pirate rehearsal studio. Book a rehearsal room online by the hour today.

Why Pirate?

PIRATE.COM is the world’s largest creative studio and artist community network with close to 50 locations across the UK, DE, US and IE. We offer professional rehearsal equipment and the space to create at affordable, hourly rates. Crush your band rehearsal, perfect your stage presence before a gig, or use them as your private drum practice room. For anyone with an interest in solo or band rehearsal, regardless of your ethnicity, sexuality, gender or social status — this space is yours.


Grab your mates, it's time to jam in our low-cost, accessible rehearsal studios


Laptop recording a band practice inside Pirate rehearsal studios. 24/7 rehearsal rooms with guitar amps, drum kits & more.

OpenLIVE: Record for free at selected sites

Session recording available at selected sites only — look out for the 'Live recording with OpenLIVE' banner when you make a rehearsal studio booking.

OpenLIVE’s innovative recording technology is here. The automated system takes a snapshot of your session and applies its intuitive magic to mix and master it. You’ll then receive the finished version via cloud storage for you to download.

How to use OpenLive

Look for the OpenLIVE logo when booking a session. Once selecting a compatible room, you’ll be asked whether you wish to proceed with OpenLIVE enabled.

After your session, you’ll be sent a link to the online editing app. Then, you can chop and choose your best bits.

Marshall guitar amp provided in rehearsal studios. Book a 24/7 rehearsal room hire for band practice and solo drummers.

Equipment list

Here's a rundown of the equipment available in a typical Pirate rehearsal room. This equipment may vary depending on room type and location. An individual equipment list is available for each room on the booking page.

  • Guitar Amps - Ashdown/Fender/Orange/Marshall Guitar Amps and Cabs
  • Bass Amps - Ashdown/Fender Bass Amps and Cabs
  • Drums - Natal Arcadia or Pearl Export five-piece drum kit (please bring your own drumsticks)
  • Microphones - Stagg SDM50 vocal microphones and stands
  • PA - Pioneer XPRS PA speakers
  • Mixer - Alto 1202 12 channel mixer or Proel MQ12USB mixer
DJ using Pirate Studios DJ equipment

Your space to create

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, our specialist Welsh studios are the perfect place to create, write, produce, practice and mix with no distractions.

In Cardiff there are 11 spaces ready for your next project: 

  • Hone your mix on club-standard equipment in the DJ studios
  • Rehearsal studios to jam with your band or practice for the next gig

Simply book and pay by the hour using our easy live calendar. It's time to let your creativity flow.

Vocalist using Pirate Studios rehearsal studio

What is Pirate?

A worldwide network of DJ, production, rehearsal, podcast and dance studios, giving you round the clock access to create. Because we’re open 24/7, we've made the experience entirely self-service using our unique entry code system — but if you ever need a hand, we're here. The fastest way to get support is via Live Chat.

Residential area in Cardiff close to Pirate Studios Cardiff location

Local vibes

Looking for live music in Cardiff? Head to Womanby Street, one of the city's oldest streets, it's now synonymous with the city's live music scene. Artist-run The Moon and Fuel are two of our favourites, while Clwb Ifor Bach is also recommended for those who like to rock. Finally, TramShed is another quality music and arts venue — located in a Grade II-listed building that was once the old tram depot.

Know somewhere worth shouting about in Cardiff? Tell the world, drop us a line with your suggestion. community@pirate.com


Enjoy industry-standard equipment at affordable prices at our Cardiff studios


Equipment Available

  • Guitar Amps - Ashdown/Fender/Orange/Marshall Guitar Amps and Cabs
  • Bass Amps - Ashdown/Fender Bass Amps and Cabs
  • Drums - Natal Arcadia or Pearl Export five-piece drum kit (please bring your own drumsticks)
  • Microphones - Stagg SDM50 vocal microphones and stands
  • PA - Pioneer XPRS PA speakers
  • Mixer - Alto 1202 12 channel mixer or Proel MQ12USB mixer

Find Us

Getting Here

Curran Embankment, Cardiff CF10 5DX

The studio address is Pirate Studios Ltd, Curran Embankment, Cardiff CF10 5DX.

Driving? There's limited on-street parking available.
 
If you're coming by public transport, the nearest station is Cardiff Bay, or it's a nine-minute walk from Cardiff Central.
 
Have a question or need support? Check out our FAQs, use the Live Chat, or call us.

From the Community

"I love Pirate and everything they do to support new artists!"

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