International Women’s Day is due once more this year on 8 March, celebrating the achievements of women throughout history and continually pushing for equality between the genders. Bristol has once again delivered a series of events across the city to commemorate the occasion, with a mix of genres, locations and activities to publicise the cause. …

Bristol based four-piece Make Friends are taking their lively indie pop sound to Rough Trade Bristol on 7 March. With a Foals-esque math rock sound combined with pop beats, it’s no wonder their live shows are known to go off. Make Friends have got some big local names on their side, from recording their latest …

‘We cannot believe we are celebrating 17 years of Bang this weekend!’ says local DJ and Bang resident Emma Gorton-Ellicott. This Saturday will mark 17 years of Bristol clubnight Bang, bringing its eclectic mix of bangers from the 50s right through to today, spinning tunes from the likes of Joy Division through to Martha Reeves, …

Shindig Festival returns this year starting their new legacy at Dillington Estate. This year is sure to bring a few more historical moments, with a wicked lineup including legends such as Roy Ayers and Goldie – plus the return of some familiar faces. If the festival was a body, Will Lardner would be its brain. …

Returning in characteristically kooky style, Balter Festival have announced a huge line up for their seventh instalment this summer, from 29 May to 1 June at Chepstow Racecourse. Born out of Bristol’s thriving party scene and annually uniting ravers, party-goers and artists alike, Balter’s communal ethos blooms from a genuine love and appreciation of unique …

thursday 19/12 Jerry, Crofters Rights. 7pm – 10:30pm // Jerry have establish themselves in the thriving post-punk scene by playing alongside bands such as DUDS, Autobahn, Rapid Tan and Haze. Pay OTD friday 20/12 Wasabi, Old Market Assembly. Doors 10pm // A hectic group of nine Bristol-based musicians, bringing jazz, psychedelic guitar and brass for a spicy-sounding treat that will combine …

The Bath and West Showground prepares itself to once again fling its doors open to 10,000 ravers, as some of the biggest names in drum and bass, jungle and hard-dance touch down tomorrow for the 16th annual Westfest.  For one night only, six unique stages sport scarily good lineups featuring the heaviest DJs and MCs …

There’s something about samba drumming that captures your heart and ears simultaneously, luring you in to the rhythmic magic. This Saturday, The Black Swan is set to witness the first large gathering of local samba drumming bands in Bristol, for the highly anticipated event, Tambor. The Black Swan is set to witness the first large …

As we know, our city is packed with creative musical talent just waiting for a spotlight to shine on, and team at Multi-Track along with Colston hall are looking to provide it.  A free event will be taking place this Thursday at Colston Hall to showcase some of the emerging talents the city has to …

How best to explain Planet Fun. To begin, for nearly two years these event organisers have been throwing parties in London and Bristol with some of the most interesting, experimental, and off-kilter electronic and pop artists around, with bills supporting the likes of GFOTY, Kane West, SPINEE, and Hannah Diamond.  their tongue-in-cheek future-aesthetic lines up …