No Violet have an itch. For five years they’ve been gurgling, stomping and shrieking their fuzzy alt-rock grunge around Bristol; now their four track debut EP Faces, finished back in January, is a honed capsule of their sound, teetering on the verge of release. Bassist Kerry explains: ‘We wanted to take our time over it …

Ever since their 2012 eponymous debut, London-based quartet Django Django have been making waves in the music industry due to their unique ability to blend countless genres into one dense, electrifying sound. At their best, they flirt with an impressive array of influences ranging from 60s psych-rock to 80s pop, classical to post-dubstep and 90s …

To The Moon will be collaborating with their Old Market neighbours Glitch this March to throw us one hell of a party, consisting of art exhibitions, live music and DJs. Live music will be provided by local alt-rock/grunge band Hut, whose unique sound is steeped in groovy riffs, dissonant melodies and creative lyricism. Singer of …

Charismatic, upbeat and unique, Goan Dogs are the bouncy, Bristolian band with a cult following stirring in the city and the rest of the UK. Guitar led and pop-rock infused, Goan Dogs mash up vintage sounds with crisp, upbeat tempos to fuse together an inventive blend of psychedelic desert rock. Goan Dogs mash up vintage …

The Lanes’ favourite punk rock night Fat Lip will be hosting this year’s New Years Eve celebrations, with an action-packed circus-themed night, including circus performers, balloons, confetti and more. Live music kicks off from 7pm from Phoxjaw and Montroze, plus the first ever show from Fat Lip’s very own Fat Lip Allstars, made up of members of …

Bristol band Sleeptalking have earned quite a reputation for their incredible live performances and legitimately thrilling stage theatrics. In fact, their distinct stage presence and modern twist on grunge and glam rock found them a fan in Michael Eavis, who after seeing them live once invited them to perform at this year’s Glastonbury. Nitelife are …

Sublime with Rome is the project of original Sublime member Eric Wilson with singer and guitarist Rome Ramirez. Paying tribute to the Californian-reggae sounds invented by Sublime in the 90s, they also create their own spin on reggae, hip hop, alt rock and dub, releasing two albums – Yours Truly and Siren. Expect to hear hits across …

A warm tribute to the camaraderie and rock ’n’ roll spirit that much of Bristol’s live music scene thrives upon, Wild Eyed are an easy-going group, snapping at the ankles of the city’s most polished musicians despite only playing as a fully formed band for less than a year. Fronted by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sam …

Veering somewhere between evocative shoegaze and a grungey noise- fuelled sound, Bristol alt rock trio Vena Cava are celebrating the launch of their Entropy EP. Support comes in the form of distorted violin loops composed by Agathe Max. 8 June // 7.30pm – late // £5adv // Exchange LINKS: Facebook event // tickets June highlights are brought to you thanks …