Earlier this year, The Downs Bristol announced a stellar lineup for this years’ end-of-summer blowout on Clifton Downs, with headliners including Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Paul Weller, Orbital, Basement Jaxx and Goldie and the Heritage Ensemble.  Today, they announced a Bristol-centric live lineup for the Information Stage. By day, the stage will host a still-to-be-announced lineup …

Iconic all female R&B group En Vogue crash landed at Bristol’s O2 Academy this April. Formed in the US in 1989, they’ve been going strong for two decades now and are considered to be one of the best female groups of all time, inspiring the likes of Destiny’s Child and TLC, and selling twenty million …

Last month, Bristol’s Sequences Festival announced their, frankly ridiculous, 2018 lineup. Teaming up with Critical Sound, Deep Medi and Bandulu, The Blast are delivering an all-day lineup this July at Motion across three areas, powered by Mungo’s HiFi soundsystem, Void and Dirt Sound. Major names on the bill include Noisia, Mist, Mala and Kahn & …

Gloucestershire-born musician Molly-Anne has firmly established herself on the Bristol circuit in the past year, fusing elements of country, folk, indie and soul to create her own incredibly moreish sound. Molly-Anne’s simultaneously sweet yet grown up vocals are accompanied by her own acoustic guitar and harmonica. Drawing on her own experiences, Molly-Anne pens deeply personal …

Bristol’s original multi-venue festival, Dot-to-Dot returns to the city centre for a thirteenth year this May, taking over more than a dozen venues across Bristol all day and night, the much-loved festival run by DHP Family had already announced some huge names including headliners The Horrors, Dermot Kennedy, Pale Waves, Marika Hackman and Mahalia and …

Wordsmith, seasoned songwriter and entertainer Gecko returned to Bristol last Saturday evening, bringing his sought-after An Evening With Gecko tour to The Wardrobe Theatre. Finding critical acclaim at The Edinburgh Fringe in 2017, Gecko’s lyrical lizardry is quickly amplifying the storyteller into the public eye and saw his Bristol show at Wardrobe Theatre sold out. …

With members hailing from Turkey, Bulgaria, Israel, Iran, Greece and England, it’s unsurprising that The Turbans describe their music as coming from ‘manywhere’. Their unique sound can be described as an eclectic mix, drawing on influences from the Levantine and Balkan regions to create an eastern Mediterranean sound, a celebration of unity in diversity. They …

The Danish pop star with punk roots, Karen Marie Ørsted is better known by her stage name MØ. She is part of a generation of artists including Grimes and Lana Del Rey, who are legitimately making pop music cool again. MØ released her brilliant debut album, No Mythologies to Follow in 2014. It features the …

New kid on the block Harvey Causon has been turning heads in the music industry with his velvety, soulful voice and authentic blend of atmospheric instrumentation, dulcet guitar tones and glitching electronica. Having moved to Bristol in 2016, Harvey has slowly been building himself a local fan base and at a mere 20 years old …

Fans of Bob Marley’s legendary band The Wailers filled Bristol’s O2 Academy from floor to ceiling last week, with people packing out the dancefloor and balcony areas to unite in one celebration of love, music and a heartfelt ode to the legendary Bob Marley. Fronted by the energetic and charismatic Joshua David Barrett, the band …