When piano-playing virtuoso Benjamin Sainte-Clémentine, known to fans as Benjamin Clementine, accepted the Mercury Prize in 2015, he used his moment, in a show of solidarity, to dedicate his win to a Paris in mourning. A capital reeling after a savage terror attack on its Bataclan theatre just a week before; a city that had …

23 December // HOME for Christmas, Blue Mountain HOME festival are promising us Christmas with a twist on a grand scale at Blue Mountain, with winter wonderland décor, lighting and projection like you’ve never seen before. Kydus will be bringing the best techno vibes, along with Darren C, Topof and more. To get you in …

Tuesday // LANY, O2 Academy Bristol With echoes of prime 80s FM pop, 90s RnB and new-wave electronica, Los Angeles alt-electronic trio LANY will be taking over the O2 stage this December in celebration of the release of their self-titled debut album. Full info, tickets and more… . DJ Ryu (Rockit Science), No.51 Stokes Croft DJ Ryu …

Benjamin Clementine has ignited the world with his hair-raising vocals and heart-felt lyricism. After winning 2015’s Mercury Prize, Benjamin has jumped leaps and bounds in his music career. Prepare to witness an emotive masterpiece by the remarkable singer songwriter, in his eagerly anticipated Colston Hall performance. 8 December // 7pm – 11pm // £22.50 // …

In case you ever dared to doubt, it’s a yes. Emphatically, yes. Robert Plant, legendary Led Zeppelin frontman and grizzled, music history-defining, rock-folkian warlock with the voice of liquid god proved he can still drop jaws, when he played to an enrapt Colston Hall this November, flanked by The Sensational Space Shifters. The setlist was …

Goldie MBE is touching down at Colston Hall for his highly anticipated show with the Heritage Orchestra. Performing tracks from his back catalogue, alongside fresh tracks from his new album The Journey Man – his first LP in 10 years – come and witness the long overdue UK headline tour from the jungle legend. Nitelife …

Drum and bass pioneer and MBE award holder Goldie has an insatiable desire for success in everything he achieves. The gold-toothed national treasure returned to the spotlight earlier this year, with the announcement of his first full-length album since 2007’s Rufige Kru, The Journey Man. The return of lengthy compositions and intense jungle rhythms from …

Afro Celt Sound System are up there as one of the most memorable live performances you’ll ever witness. Formed by Grammy-nominated musician and record producer Simon Emmerson, the European and African based collective will captivate you with global rhythms and roof-shaking beats. Featuring a host of outstanding musicians, this cross-cultural collaboration is a force to …

Championed by Gilles Peterson, London’s award-winning Ezra Collective are at the vanguard of the UK’s blossoming young jazz scene, fusing afrobeat, reggae and hip hop into their own high-octane sound. Support comes from Bristol’s own hotly tipped soul-jazz adventurers Feelgood Experiment, who will be channelling their cosmic lyrics and impressive improvisation. 15 November // 7pm …

Multi-venue multi-genre festival Simple Things returns to Bristol this October, showcasing an extremely diverse lineup across ten stages scattered around the city centre. Kicking off early afternoon, live music of all shapes and sizes will run until sunrise the following morning Kicking off early afternoon, live music of all shapes and sizes will run until …