This NYE, Crofters Rights is bringing together their favourite DJ crews from across Bristol to host the mother-of-all B2B sessions: Musu b2b Satsumas b2b The Love Below b2b Bodywork b2b Colours. 31 December // 9pm – 3am // £5 // Crofters Rights Facebook event // tickets

Imagine That presents Rainmaker’s EP launch at Mothers Ruin this December. This pay what you want gig will give you the chance to taste the sounds from the four-piece post-punk shoegaze band and witness their fuzzy riffs, lots drums and melodic basslines. 9 December // 8pm – 12am // Free // Mothers’ Ruin Facebook event // …

Intrigue have teamed up with elite drum and bass duo SpectraSoul to host their How We Live album launch with a night of drum and bass at Thekla. As well as a 90-minute set from SpectraSoul, you can look forward to sets from Commix, DJ Patife, and Distract across two rooms. 20 October // 10pm …

Local green festival Valley Fest will be bringing you an eclectic selection of live and electronic musicians at this year’s event. Expect the likes of headliners Jose Gonzalaz, DJ Yoda (AV set), Elder Island, Eva Lazarus and many more. 4-6 August // £110 // Chew Magna Facebook event // tickets August highlights are brought to …

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Taking influences from all around, Imperial Leisure’s music is a funloving throwback to the ska 2-tone era combined with more recent punk rock and hip hop sounds. This band will be leaving you sweaty, boozy and immensely happy. Support comes from Bristol folk-rockers Imprints. 29 June // 9pm – 4am // £3/4 OTD // Mr Wolf’s …

Veering somewhere between evocative shoegaze and a grungey noise- fuelled sound, Bristol alt rock trio Vena Cava are celebrating the launch of their Entropy EP. Support comes in the form of distorted violin loops composed by Agathe Max. 8 June // 7.30pm – late // £5adv // Exchange LINKS: Facebook event // tickets June highlights are brought to you thanks …

Nottingham indie rockers Amber Run head to SWX this February as part of a UK tour of their new album For a Moment I Was Lost, which is released this month. It follows their 2015 effort 5am and comes with a newly slimmed-down lineup consisting of Joe Keogh, Will Jones, Tomas Sperring, and Henry Wyeth, …