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It’s barely believable that Saffron Records is just two years old, given the huge impact they’ve had on Bristol’s music scene since taking up residence in Colston Hall in 2015. Nevertheless, awaiting us in Mr Wolf’s back room earlier this September were cakes, candles and a tightly packed crowd of friends and fans of the …

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Patrons of Gloucester Road’s cosy music hive the Gallimaufry will already be well aware how soul and R&B collective The Bristol Sessions can easily rival the Bloody Mary for the crown of best Sunday hangover cure. For the past couple years, the Sessions have been a staple of the local jazz scene, with regular shows …

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20 October // Nubiyan Twist

19 October // Backbeat presents: The Duval Project

19 October // Vagabon

19 October // Acid Mothers Temple

19 October // Jehst

18 October // Martin Simpson