A strictly vinyl only night at Bookshop with DJs playing blues, soul, funk, disco and a few guilty pleasures. DJs on rotation: Lord Drubs, Slow and Low, Michael Vinyl and Ben Bookshop. Every Thursday // 8pm // free // The Old Bookshop

Local green festival Valley Fest will be bringing you an eclectic selection of live and electronic musicians at this year’s event. Expect the likes of headliners Jose Gonzalaz, DJ Yoda (AV set), Elder Island, Eva Lazarus and many more. 4-6 August // £110 // Chew Magna Facebook event // tickets August highlights are brought to …

As part of this year’s Redfest, The Old Stillage are hosting a range of some of the best musicians in Bristol, including Alfresco DJs, China Bowls and Moc Tonk. Redfest will be taking part 4-6 August across multiple venues around Church Road and will be bringing everything from film, music, comedy, animation, graffiti, art and …

The Bluetones come to SXW this August a special show in Bristol in the midst of their Britpop tour with Star Shaped Festival. From their first release back in 1993, The Bluetunes prove they are still going strong over twenty years on.  3 August // 7pm – 11pm // £15 // SWX Facebook event // …

Mr. Wolf’s regular open mic night Gin Jam will be followed by a special treat from Jimi Needles – scratch DJ, drummer, multi-genre producer and bootlegger. Catch him from 11pm. 8pm – 1pm // £3/4 // Mr. Wolf’s Facebook event August highlights are brought to you thanks to Deliveroo 

Every so often, it’s nice to leave the bright lights of Bristol and head to a part of Britain’s beautiful coastline. Luckily for us, the organisers of Samphire Festival brought a good chunk of the Bristol music scene to Exmoor National Park this July – giving us the best of both worlds with a weekend full …

There’s nothing quite like sitting in the Full Moon & Attic Bar garden on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Just past the Bear Pit, it marks the start of Stokes Croft and brings together a diverse community within its walls, providing a year-round home to beautiful music, art, food, backpackers – and some of the best …

A significant portion of Bristol is once again decamping to a field in Somerset this July, with Farmfest a mere eight days away. This will be the festival’s 12th year – and their last until 2019, with organisers taking a well-earned year out. July 28-29 will see many artists leave their urban motherland behind and …

South West’s most notorious alternative pop-punk party Fat Lip is returning to The Lanes this July, but this time for their first all-dayer festival, with tonnes of live band action across three stages at The Lanes and Bristol Bierkeller. The Fat Lip Fest lineup is packed with some of the best names from the indie …

Man of many talents – wordsmith, musician, actor, producer and rapper – Saul Williams is coming to The Fleece on 21 July. He’ll be showcasing music from his most recent album, the self-produced Martyr Loser King. Released last year, Martyr Loser King is Williams’ sixth album, written and recorded between Senegal, Reunion Island, Paris, Haiti, …