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A tripped out rock n roll machine from South Wales, bringing together the manic stomp and wild stage performance of The Stoogies and the weird psychedelic frequencies of the 13th Floor Elevators. 23 April  // 7pm – 11pm // £4 adv // Stag & Hounds LINKS: Facebook event // tickets

Irish hip hop recording artist and record producer Rejjie Snow is coming to Bristol this month as part of his UK tour. Expect to hear the likes of his crowned anthems Crooked Cops and D.R.U.G.S. 23 April // 7pm – 11pm // £14.85 inc.bf // Marble Factory LINKS: Facebook event // tickets

After a three year hiatus, Red Dread Audio are back to deliver a vociferous blend of war tunes and serious vibes. You can expect a variety of the filthiest DnB, jungle and underground genres from master turntablist JFB, junglist Nicky Blackmarket and a DJ set from Laid Blak. 22 April // 10pm – 6am // £6/£10 …

Milon celebrate the release of their first album. The Bristol-based quartet strikes the perfect balance between groove-inducing rhythms and face-melting sonic outbursts. Plus performances from Iceman Furniss Quintet and Pink Ice. 27 April // 7pm – 10.55pm // £6 // Crofters Rights LINKS: Facebook event

Kick ass swamp rocksters Ten Benson take to the Golden Lion stage with local pioneers of the ‘future ballroom romance’ sound, The Nurses. 21 April // 9pm – late // £4 otd // The Golden Lion LINKS: Facebook event // tickets

After a sell-out Halloween carnival, Fiesta Bombarda returns to Thekla, once again turning the party boat into a floating tropical paradise, this time with the heavy hitting reggae masters Mungo’s Hi Fi, along with Prince Fatty, Bristol’s Gardna and Red Eye Hi Fi. Read our interview with Mungo’s Hi Fi for more about what you can expect …

Singer-songwriter Harry Pane delivers high energy and a unique soulful tone. In 2016 he played at SXSW Festival in Texas, Glastonbury, CarFest and Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival. This April, Pane will be heading to Bristol to showcase music from his latest EP The Wild Winds. 19 April // 6pm – 9pm // £4.32-£6.48 adv // …

American psych-pop songwriter BC Camplight has returned after years of artistic hibernation. Having relocated to Manchester, he found a few local musicians and released a third album How To Die In The North, featuring his eloquent songwriting and lyrical introspection. 19 April // 7.30pm – Late // £13.44 inc.bf // The Lantern LINKS: Facebook event // tickets

Exchange welcome back one of their favourite acts in the world. After two incredible nights last year supporting Lucero, Norwich-based punk rock group Ducking Punches will be back at Exchange playing with the full band this April. 18 April // 7.30pm – 11pm // £6 // Exchange  LINKS: Facebook event // tickets

Bristol based outlaws Red Ray & The Reprobates will be playing alternative thigh-slapping country this April at The Old Bookshop. Head on down and get ready for some foot stomping action. 15 April // 9pm – 11pm // free entry // The Old Bookshop LINKS: Facebook event