Live Music Highlights this week in Bristol

Live Music Highlights this week in Bristol

Posted on: 11 Dec 2017

There is, as always, loads going on this week in terms of live music in Bristol, and it can occasionally be hard to choose where to invest that ticket money. We have done the hard work for you and narrowed it down to a few key events you don't want to miss this week!

The Darkness at Bristol Colston Hall

Tuesday 12th


The Big Massive Orchestra at The Fleece

The Fleece Presents a night of local music; five incredible acts from all over the South West. THE BIG MASSIVE ORCHESTRA return to the Fleece with their unique blend of classical instruments and electronic influences. 


Dazed w/ Kings of The Rollers & DJ Hype 10pm-5am.

To headline the show they have bought a large collective in Drum and Bass, Kings of the Rollers (Bladerunner dnb b2b Serum Dnb b2b Voltage) hosted by Inja at Lakota.

Dazed at Lakota Bristol

Folk around Fishponds at The Cross Hands

Folk Around Fishponds (FAF) is an acoustic folk club run by live music enthusiasts that meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at The Cross Hands in Bristol.


SlamJam 013: Harry Shotta Show, Turno w/Traumatik & More! 10pm-3am.

This midweek rave at Blue Mountain costs only £1 and will be playing the finest of DnB, Jungle and UK Garage tunes.


Wednesday 13th


Revinyl Sessions 050 Special with Neek, Stryda, Numesa 10pm-2am.

To celebrate the 50th Revinyl Session and just over 2 ½ years in the game, they have gone all out inviting a wicked string of artists down to contribute their wax collections to this landmark session at The Plough, Easton. The event is free.

Revinyl Sessions at The Plough in Bristol

Crywank, Toodles & Dogeyed at Exchange 7pm-11pm

Part of punk-rock mega week at Exchange, it is set to be a huge show!


Thursday 14th


The Mouse Outfit at The Fleece 9pm-11:45pm

Taking over the Fleece with a full live band, Manchester’s 9-piece Hip Hop collective are back in Bristol.

The Mouse Outfit at The Fleece in Bristol

Honeyfeet at Attic Bar 8pm-1am

With a Jazz, Folk and Hip Hop infused sound, this show is sure to be a creative wonder.


Shed Seven at O2 Academy

It’s been 16 years since Shed Seven’s last record, but fans can now look forward to the release of their anticipated album later this year. To support the forthcoming album, ‘The Sheds’ will embark on an extensive UK tour in December. The indie band, known for top 40 singles like ‘Chasing Rainbows’ and ‘Disco Down’ will play classic hits and new material at their live dates.

Shed Seven at Bristol O2 Academy

The Darkness at Colston Hall 

To follow the release of their fifth album later this year, The Darkness is proud to return once again to the stages of our sceptered isle! Showcasing their trademark mix of relentless rifferama, effortless haute couture, ridiculously loud noises and bright things that flash on and off, this will be a glorious night for every die hard rock and roll fan. 


Friday 15th


Pub Dub Fundraiser For feed the homeless Bristol- The Farm 8pm-1pm 

An evening of dub, roots and steppers to raise money for Feed The Homeless Bristol. Entry is free and donations welcome.


DubStation At Trinity 10pm-5am 

Bristol Roots Syndicate & Dub Encounters present a unique night of dub with two of the best roots sound systems in the UK going head to head at the Trinity Centre.


Saturday 16th


Skream at The Marble Factory 10pm-6am

The titan of dubstep is back with a huge show at The Marble Factory.

Skream at The Marble Factory in Bristol

Dirtytalk w/Gilb’R & Satoshi Yamamura 11pm-6am

Venue TBA. This night is sure to be a dance lovers heaven. With sounds ranging from minimal techno to acid house and dubs.


Makala Cgeung, Mike Dennis, Ria Timkin at The Louisiana Bristol 8pm-11:30am

An evening host to a slew of sounds. From violin to beatboxing, it will showcase a unique blend of genres and instruments.


Specialist Subject & Deadpunk Christmas Party at Exchange 6pm-11pm

A big line up of punk bands, will see the Exchange partying till the early hours.


Sunday 17th


Reggae Sunday at Cosies 10pm

Bristol's weekly Reggae session is back - the perfect way to spend a Sunday.

Article by:

Hannah Moll

Hannah recently graduated with a degree in English with Writing. She is an avid writer, freelancer and creative. She is currently writing her first full-length novel and a collection of poetry. Always out and about in Bristol's music scene, she attends music events on a weekly basis.