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FRIDAY 14/12 Christmas Festiv-al, Colston Hall. 6.30PM-12AM // Pieminister and Colston Hall team up for a Christmas shindig, with a two-course pie buffet and live music from The Cuban Brothers, The Allergies, DJ Cheeba and more. Tickets >> Snazzback: Beat Tape, The Gallimaufry. 9PM-1AM // Snazzback present a mix tapes style evening, cycling through hits …

After setting up temporary home in the centre of Bristol for a three-date run of parties, the usually-nomadic party throwers Alfresco Disco are hosting the last party in their TEMPLE series this Saturday night.    With immense attention to detail paid to production and decor, Alfresco parties are all about the rave – not just …

The Leveller’s marked their thirtieth anniversary with a sold-out show that was studded with classics at O2 Academy last month; part of their One Way of Life greatest hits tour.  One fateful night in Brighton three decades ago, Mark Chadwick and Jeremy Cunningham met in a pub and decided to form The Levellers after discovering …

Japanese-born London-based producer Masaaki Yoshida AKA Anchorsong is headed for Bristol this December for a live show and signing, following the release of his latest album Cohesion. Anchorsong creates multi-layered tapestries of explorative, rhythmic music; gaining support from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Huw Stephens, Lauren Laverne and Elton John. His latest release draws heavy inspiration …

FRIDAY 07/12 Brisco Beans #4, Brisco. 10PM-12AM // DJ Chris’tmas Arnold will be bringing a festive twist to his usual funk, hip hop, disco and reggae extravaganza at Brisco. FREE Franko Fraize, Hy-Brasil. 7.30PM-10PM // Rapper Franko Fraize is inspired by the likes of Skinnyman and The Streets, bringing his own refreshing twist and to the …

We’ve teamed up with Motion to offer you the chance to win an exclusive Season Pass that will grant you and a friend access to any party at the converted warehouse between 1 January and 31 March. Currently ranked the world’s 16th best club, Motion relentlessly brings in the globe’s biggest underground artists, with huge …

THURSDAY 29/11 Mama’s Mash Up, Mothers’ Ruin. 5PM-11PM // This eclectic evening kicks off with an all-styles-welcome open mic, before some of Bristol’s best take us through an evening spanning indie to funk and soul, with a headline performance from hip hop collective Verbal Highz. Pay What You Feel  Sunflower Bean, SWX. 7PM-11PM // US …

One of the best things about Bristol’s music scene is its beautifully collaborative spirit. 2018 has delivered us yet another synergetic project from some familiar faces across Bristol’s jazz, soul, hip hop and funk scenes: Snazzback. Featuring the mesmerising vocals of China Bowls, eight-piece band Snazzback meld together their talents and influences with free improv …

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