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18MAY

Bristol Sounds 2022: Jungle

Feel-good electronic music duo, Jungle, will be the fourth artist to take to the harbourside stage this summer with a dance-heavy Saturday night show.   Bristol Sounds is making a welcome return to the open-air Lloyds Amphitheatre in...
18MAY

12 pubs, bars and breweries set to take part in Bedminster Beer Trail

The inaugural event will bring a host of local businesses together for the first time to celebrate Bedminster's craft beer scene.   Running throughout the Jubilee Weekend, from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June, the weekend-long...
17MAY

Seminal Bristol reggae band Black Roots to perform at Trinity Centre

Catch a rare live performance from one of the city's most influential roots reggae acts.   Legendary roots reggae band Black Roots are set to perform a headline show at Bristol's Trinity Centre on Saturday 2 July, topping a night...
17MAY

Bristol Sounds 2022: Elbow

The popular indie rock veterans will be playing their second Bristol Sounds series in June as part of an extensive run of summer shows.   Bristol Sounds is making a welcome return to the open-air Lloyds Amphitheatre in June, with...
17MAY

Love Saves The Day launch sustainability awareness campaign

Organisers have outlined plans to drastically reduce the environmental impact of the much-loved annual festival.   The team behind renowned Bristol festival Love Saves The Day have launched an in-house sustainability awareness campaign,...
17MAY

Hit podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno is coming to Bristol

The team behind the award-winning show are taking to stages worldwide, bringing their sell-out tour to The Bristol Hippodrome at the end of the week.   Jamie Morton and co will be convening in Bristol for one night only on Sunday...
16MAY

This Week: Balter Festival returns to Chepstow Racecourse

The yearly party has already announced a stellar lineup that includes big hitters Squarepusher and special guests Vengaboys.   Balter’s opening day is just around the corner, and final tier tickets are running low for the multi-stage...
16MAY

Afrobeat pioneer Dele Sosimi to return to Bristol with Old Market Assembly show

The celebrated multi-instrumentalist will be bringing his live Quintet to Old Market this week.   Tickets are running low for Afrobeat originator Dele Sosimi's latest Bristol show, set to take place at atmospheric BS2 venue The Old Market...
16MAY

Bristol Sounds 2022: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

With a recent Record Store Day release in tow and a UK tour just around the corner, the ex-Oasis star is set to kick off the Bristol Sounds series this summer.   Noel Gallagher, alongside support act Confidence Man, will join a host of other...
13MAY

10 of our favourite Bristol cocktail bars | Cocktails in Bristol

It's World Cocktail Day, it's Friday afternoon, and the sun's out (sort of) - be rude not to, wouldn't it?   Today (Friday 13 May) is World Cocktail Day, an excuse for all of us to take the edge off after a busy week with something...
13MAY

Boiler Room to return to Bristol this month with Mall Grab, Bradley Zero + more

Join the world-renowned broadcasters for their latest foray into the Westcountry.   Boiler Room are set to make a grand return to Bristol this month, bringing a cast of revered electronic artists to BS2 venue Propyard for an...
13MAY

Hit West End show Singin' in the Rain opens in Bristol next week

Complete with a star-studded cast, Jonathan Church’s acclaimed production of the timeless musical is making its way to the Westcountry.   Already a roaring success in some of the UK’s most well-known theatre venues, Singin’...
13MAY

Two avant-garde luminaries to collaborate for an exhibition at Spike Island

Composer Alvin Curran and artist/filmmaker Eric Baudelaire will be linking up in Bristol to give an artistic overview of the former’s life and groundbreaking work.   The two-person exhibition, entitled ‘When There Is No More...
12MAY

Bristol's Noods Radio to broadcast live from Barcelona with May pop-up show

The renowned radio station will be hosting an exclusive event to celebrate the two cities' music scenes.   Independent Bristol-based station Noods Radio have unveiled a full lineup for a one-off broadcast streaming live from...
12MAY

This weekend: Bristol Beacon to host musicians and poets as part of Ukraine fundraiser

The venue team are inviting Bristol to come together in support of people affected by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.   Bristol Beacon are set to host a vibrant showcase of live music and spoken word in their foyer space this Saturday...
12MAY

Bristol artists & collectives feature in new BBC documentary on UK jazz

The hour-long film shines a light on the innovative people and projects at the forefront of a flourishing musical movement.   A handful of Bristol-based musicians and collectives have had some input in an intriguing new BBC documentary...
11MAY

Bristol Craft Beer Festival: Meet the Bristol breweries taking part this year

Sample some of the best tipples the Westcountry has to offer as the renowned festival makes a welcome return.   The 2022 Bristol Craft Beer Festival is just around the corner, inviting another cast of top-notch breweries to showcase the very...
11MAY

Bristol-based psych-jazz band Melotone release debut single

Entitled ‘Dances on Tableaus’, the rustic track and its accompanying video distinctly demonstrate the group’s unique fascination with texture and ambience.   The Black Country natives, who relocated to Bristol...