Love Sounds: Valentine's Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

Love Sounds: Valentine's Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

Posted on: 07 Feb 2020

Can't stand the thought of a candlelit date this Valentine's? Descend on the dancefloor instead. 

 

Last week, we compiled a list of things to do this Valentine's Day. But, of course, pottery painting or an exhibition about the science of sex isn't for everyone.

 

So, feast your eyes and ears on this lot, instead. 

 

Here's the best gigs and parties happening this Valentine's Day to enjoy with your nearest and dearest.

 

Damo Suzuki @ Rough Trade Bristol

 

Best known for his part in pioneering German outfit Can, Damo Suzuki is an improv musician and singer from Japan.

 

Armed with a musical career spanning more than four decades, he's heading to Rough Trade this Valentine's Day.

 

There, he'll perform with an assembly of hand-picked local musicians. 

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

Booty Bass @ The Plough

 

Booty Bass "play music to make booty's bump from the second they walk in till the minute they twerk out." What else can we say?

 

Catch the first Booty Bass night of 2020 at The Plough this Valentine's Day.

 

Head down to celebrate and support females in the business, with dancehall, garage and more. 

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

South Hams Audio Group & Guests @ The Love Inn

 

Descend on the Love Inn and join Devon DJs South Hams Audio Group for sound from "all over" the hardcore continuum.

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

Rhythm Works x Uppercut Sound: Agrippa & Henry Greenleaf @ Take 5 Café 

 

Visit the Take 5 cellar for Par Avion label's Agrippa & Henry Greenleaf.

 

Expect sets that take note of Bristol's post-dub influences and broken UK techno.

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

Pete & Bas @ The Crofters Rights 

 

Grime duo Pete & Bas are to head up a TakeOff Valentine's Day special at the Crofters Rights on Friday 14 February.

 

They'll be supported by 22-year-old hip-hop grime artist Sylla B, Grime MC Gabriel Waves and more.

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

Motherfunker's Valentine's Groove @ The Loco Klub 

 

Get into the groove on the most romantic day of the year with Motherfunkers.

 

Head to the tunnels under Temple Meads for a love-fuelled combination of 70s funk, soul, disco and Motown.

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

SOLD OUT: (Sandy) Alex G @ Thekla 

 

At Thekla, catch Philadelphia's (Sandy) Alex G and his ragged, lo-fi pop.

 

His latest album, Hope of Sugar, received critical acclaim; named among Pitchfork's Best New Music and StereoGum's Album of the Week back in September 2019.

 

Didn't manage to get a ticket for Alex G?

 

Afterwards, catch legendary junglist General Levy as he turns Thekla into his Loveboat for a late-night party. 

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

King Nun @ The Louisiana 

 

London four-piece rock outfit King Nun are coming to Bristol to celebrate the release of their debut album, Mass.

 

They'll be supported by local talent Wych Elm and The Bug Club.

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

DJ Steves aka Steve Stamp @ Blue Mountain

 

Join local promotors Psyched as they present Kurupt FM's DJ Steves from the infamous 'People just Do Nothing' TV Show.

 

In Room 2, expect everything from disco to dnb. But be warned: as the night goes on, the BPM gets higher. 

Love Sounds: Valentine’s Day Gigs and Events in Bristol

Iguanas @ The Canteen 

 

Catch Bristol-based Psych Afrobeat 6 piece Iguanas at The Canteen from 21:30. Guess what? It's free entry. 
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Article by:

Kate Hutchison

Kate Hutchison, co-Editor 365Bristol.com & Editor 365Bath.com 

Kate is a recent Philosophy graduate and freelance writer with a passion for digital content, music and lifestyle journalism. Find Kate in a coffee shop, on Twitter or email kate@365bristol.com