Nigerian-born Ghanaian-influenced afropop star Mr Eazi has a distinctive sound that’s earned him reputation as West Africa’s newest superstar, as well as almost 400,000 followers on Facebook. Don’t miss a rare chance to witness the award-winning musician in the UK, touring his new album Mr Eazi Life Is Eazi, Vol. 1 – Accra To Lagos. 9 June // 6.30pm – 11pm // £20 …

Recently nominated as Live Act of the Year at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, fiery highland five-piece Elephant Sessions are a fearsome alt-folk talent to look out for, welding weapons grade grooves and guitar attack with quicksilver fiddle/mandolin melodies. 6 June // 8pm – late // £11.82 inc.bf // The Lantern LINKS: Facebook event // …

This weekend, Dot To Dot festival returns to Bristol with another rather intriguing line up. Though you may not recognise many acts beyond headliners Sundara Karma, Amber Run, The Growlers, Louis Berry, Honeyblood and Pinegrove – part of the beauty of this event is its almost sixth-sense ability to programme acts right on the cusp …

Yet again, Love Saves the Day have pulled off a programme that’s almost too good – leaving us, at least, in the painful position of having to choose between some of our favourite acts. Born out of pure love of music six years ago, and expanding year-on-year with the help of some brilliant local stage partners including The …

This Thursday Mr Wolf’s are raising their voice for refugees, with a special fundraiser in aid of the Dunkirk Grande Synthe refugee camp, where a fire has left hundreds at crisis point. The devastation burnt down kitchens and shelters leaving hundreds of refugees hungry and homeless. Every penny on the door will go to Help Refugees who are providing …

In keeping with their namesake, To The Moon are celebrating their first birthday with an outer space themed party this weekend. The cosy boutique and vintage shop-come-party bar has proved to be a bit of a hidden gem to those who’ve veered slightly off the beaten track in Old Market and stumbled across the joint …

Rave on Avon returns this weekend, taking over Stokes Croft for a fifth year. The area’s independent venues have each curated a whole host of events to cater for Bristol’s famously diverse musical tastes and output, from heavy DnB and jungle at Lakota, to hip hop, swing and soul at No.51. Taking over the stretch of …

Following support from BBC Introducing, 6Music and NME, Cousin Kula’s unique live music psych-pop sound has built a dedicated fan base in their hometown of Bristol. Celebrating the release of their third single What You Know at The Gallimaufry, the 6-piece explore psychadelic landscapes through an amalgamation of synths, guitars and poppy vocals. 23 May …

Following the success of their 2016 full-length album Channel The Spirits, London-based band The Comet Is Coming will be showcasing their mystical jazz, electronica and psychedelic rock incorporated sounds. Joining them will be local collective Worm Disco Club. The quirky bunch are recognised for embracing unique beats from all over the globe, and will no doubt act …

Self-branded ‘London’s most badass scream queens’, electric DIY trio Skinny Girl Diet are a much-needed breath of fresh air in modern punk music. Unpolished, brash and completely unafraid, their sound is a forceful wall of noise that drives their fury-fuelled political song-writing. Support comes from the mesmerising Twin, Oozing Gloop and artist and poet Isadora Vibes. …