The hottest upcoming shows at 02 Academy Bristol | July - December 2019

The hottest upcoming shows at 02 Academy Bristol | July - December 2019

Posted on: 07 Jun 2019

Sure, the summer has just started, but 2019’s autumnal gig season will arrive before you know it. Known as a venue which consistency brings some of the world’s biggest acts to Bristol, the 02 Academy is a great place to start planning your gig calendar. 


Though, with shows from the likes of Lewis Capaldi and Slowthai sold out months in advance, we’d recommend getting your tickets soon. To save you the hassle, we’ve compiled a list of the Academy's hottest upcoming shows with limited ticket availability. Get on it!


#DXP19: Drag Explosion 
Saturday 27 July 2019 | 19:00

Facts are facts, Bristol: the Queens are back. Some of RuPaul’s most fabulous queens will be performing at Bristol’s 02 Academy this July. Grab your tickets while you can! Girl, bye.

Did you know? The 02 Academy's hit club night,Ramshackle, happens every Thursday! Fix Up, Look Smart. 

Fetty Wap is coming to Bristol!

Fetty Wap
Wednesday 25 September 2019 | 19:00

One of trap’s biggest artists, Fetty Wap, is coming to Bristol this September. Following a slight hiatus, he’s just released a brand-new single with Monty. It’s gearing up to be a triumphant return for Fetty.


Femi Kuti
Saturday 14 September 2019 | 19:00

Son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti is a world-renowned musician continuing to innovate the movement his father embodied. Catch him at the 02 Academy in Bristol in September!


Hot Chip
Monday 21 October 2019 | 19:00

Indie-pop godfathers Hot Chip have announced a U.K. autumn tour - and we couldn’t be more excited. Responsible for 2008’s huge ‘Ready For The Floor’, the band remains a purveyor of colourful, thudding electro-pop. Catch them this October.


Snarky Puppy
Friday 8 November 2019 | 19:00

Jazz-fusion, three-time Grammy award winners Snarky Puppy are coming back to Bristol to celebrate the release of their acclaimed new album Immigrance. A unique blend of jazz, funk and rock; the huge ensemble behind Snarky Puppy always put on a good show.

Catch Ezra Furman in Bristol
Ezra Furman
Wednesday 13 November 2019  | 19:00
Described by The Guardian as ‘raw, retro rock’n’roll’, Ezra Furman sound continues to evolve despite being over a decade into his career. See him this November. 


Happy Mondays: Greatest Hits Tour
Saturday 23 November 2019 | 19:00

Get your buckets out: Manchester’s iconic Happy Mondays are touring with their greatest hits. Need we say more? Step on it.

The Wonder Stuff
Thursday 12 December 2019 | 18:00

To mark the release their ninth album, Better Being Lucky, and the 30th birthday of their iconic second album, HUP, The Wonder Stuff will be touring the UK playing HUP in its entirety and showcasing tracks from their upcoming album. Relive memories and make new ones at this special show. 

To see more upcoming shows, head here. The 02 Academy Bristol is located: Frogmore St, Bristol BS1 5NA. 

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Kate Hutchison

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