Last week, Bristol-based promotions giants The MJR Group announced a series of major concerts to take place in a new outdoor space in the St Philips Marsh area, across the water from Motion. Their first lineup announcement included British reggae giants UB40, pop trio Future Islands, Texas with Imelda May and The The. A second …

Last month, alongside Hospitality DnB, The Blast and Dazed, we launched a competition to uncover a fresh DJ talent, with the chance to win a place on one of the biggest bass music lineups of the year: Shockout Festival. The new one-dayer from bassweight dream team The Blast and Hospitality DnB will see titans like …

Live events company The MJR Group have announced they will be delivering a fresh new series of events to our doorstep this summer, featuring well-established acts as well as a tasty selection of food and drinks. Their first line-up announcement consists of Birmingham based reggae band UB40, pop trio Future Islands, alternative rock band Texas, …

Wonderfully wacky Balter Festival is back for its fifth instalment at Chepstow Racecourse this June. Born out of a genuine love of music from a like-minded group of friends who wanted to put on a good party, this seriously fun off-kilter event, has gone on to capture the heart and imagination of many musical thrill seekers …

Known for its perfect balance of relaxation and revelry, and exceptionally friendly atmosphere, alongside a funky lineup that’s perfect for the beginning of summer; Shindig Weekender has earned a place in many festival lovers’ hearts as something intimate, unique and truly special. Known for its perfect balance of relaxation and revelry Set in the rolling …

Thekla have announced a lineup of more than 20 acts to play new charity all-dayer Beat the Streets, showcasing a mix of the city’s biggest names and best emerging talent. Taking place on Sunday 28 January, the mini festival will raise funds for Caring In Bristol. The Bristol charity – whose projects include the 365 …

The organisers of HOME festival along with Banjax, Funkagenda, WERK and BCFM are throwing a 24-hour rave this January in the name of mental health charity Mind, who offer support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem, as well as campaigning to improve services, and raise awareness and understanding. Alongside a 24-hour itinerary including a sober …

Bristol-based photographer Ania Shrimpton is raffling off her signed IDLES print to raise money for  Wallace & Gromit’s The Grand Appeal, the Aardman Animations–backed charity that raises funds for Bristol Children’s Hospital. The framed 24” x 16” photograph, signed by all five members, was captured at Simple Things festival in October, where the noisy Bristol …

In true Christmas spirit, three key players on the Bristol underground music scene have joined forces to release an album with the sole purpose of raising money for charity through their shared love of music. Providing a platform for the vast amount of great music emerging from the city’s underground, radio station SWU.FM have collaborated …

Bristol’s The Jam Jar is a popular community arts space playing host to a diverse range of creativity. Since its opening four years ago, the venue has not only facilitated the city’s thriving creative scene, it has also supported and encouraged its growth. The iconic venue has hosted artists from all over the world as …