Giggs will be supporting his acclaimed 2016 album Landlord in Bristol this month, which made it to number 2 in the UK album charts. Already tight with the likes of Skepta and Kano and Drake, this on-fire UK rapper is one not to miss – while you still have the chance. 15 April // 7pm – 11pm // £15.50 adv // O2 …

Greensleeves Records have stayed on top of the hottest acts in reggae for the past four decades and to celebrate their 40th anniversary, they’ll be bringing a jam-packed roster with names like Freddie McGregor, King Jammy and Yellowman to Bristol’s O2 Academy. 13 April // 9pm – 2am // £25adv // O2 Academy Bristol LINKS: …

PLU are hosting a knees up at The Love Inn to raise money for the Help Refugees charity. PLU DJ RANKS is currently preparing for a sponsored bike ride all the way to Athens in a bid to raise £40,000 to help the charity support refugees in Khora, Athens. As well as all DJ fees going to …

12-piece Leeds/London based outfit Nubiyan Twist fuse groove-driven music from around the world with soundsystem culture and jazz-inspired improvisation. This band strive to encourage artistic and social unity between different cultures and musical styles. 13 April // 7.30pm – 11pm // £12 inc.bf // The Fleece LINKS: Facebook event // tickets

Ring in the Easter bank holiday with plenty of funk, soul, hip hop, boogaloo, breaks and beats at 45 Live at The Lanes. Featuring sets from Bristolian duo The Allergies, who – following last year’s As We Do Our Thing – have just dropped a new single with now-frequent collaborator, Ugly Duckling’s Andy Cooper. Plus local legends Boca 45. 13 April …

Multi-genre DJ Nathan Dawe and DJ Dean Mac are going to be dropping bangers in the main room as part of Back to the 90s at SWX. Expect a mixture of genres and a night to remember. 13 April // 11pm – 4am // £5/£6adv // SWX LINKS: Facebook event // tickets

Modern disco dons Fort Romeau and Ali Tillet bring their newly formed label Cin Cin to Bristol for the first in a series residencies at The Love Inn. Plus, Cin Cin’s Elliott Lion. 8 April // 10pm –4am // £3/£4 after 11pm// The Love Inn LINKS: Facebook event  

Never Gonna Give You Up singer, pop icon and multi-million selling artist Rick Astley is back with his first studio album in over a decade – marrying Astley’s distinctive, soulful vocals with gospel influences in an entirely self-penned album. 10 April // 7pm – 10pm // £24.19 – £37.62 inc.bf // Colston Hall LINKS: Facebook event …

Following their last appearance at The Lanes and their momentous cover of Helter Skelter, The Beatles Again are back to perform another electrifying set, featuring all your favourite Beatles classics. 8 April // 9pm – 3am // £3/£5/£6adv // The Lanes LINKS: Facebook event // tickets

Sick Individuals are, without a doubt, one of the most promising young talents in today’s electronic dance music scene. After achieving numerous #1 singles worldwide – and having worked with industry godfathers like Axwell, plus official reworks for big-hitters Avicii, Rihanna, Tiesto, David Guetta, Icona Pop and Flo Rida – it’s clear these relative newcomers have …