On the hottest June day recorded in 40 years, Colston Hall’s main hall filled with 2,000 sweaty people awaiting Tennessee punk-pop heroes Paramore, who are back after a four-year break. Tickets went on sale at the end of April, with the fairly steep £45+ ticket price clearly not putting too many people off; fans managed …

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Friday // Body Clocks EP launch, Crofters Rights Alt-folk from the award-winning highland five-piece Elephant Sessions at The Lantern. Full info, tickets and more… Kyla La Grange, Thekla Bewitching folk-pop songstress Kyla La Grange climbs aboard Thekla, with support from indie-pop group Fours. Full info, tickets and more… Jack Rabbit Slims, Mothers Ruin Another installment …

After a five year break, Paramore are back on tour with new studio album After Laughter. Pop punk’s most iconic front woman Hayley Williams and Taylor York welcome back original band member Zac Farro for a set list combining fresh tracks and old favourites. 21 June // 7pm – late // sold out // Colston Hall …

German electro pioneers Kraftwerk are considered one of the most influential quartets within pop music. Their 3-D tour will combine music and performance art for a totally unique show. 17 June // 7pm – late // sold out // Colston Hall LINKS: Facebook event June highlights are brought to you thanks to Reon ENERGISE

It’s been a quiet year for Brighton lads The Kooks but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been busy behind closed doors; Nitelife talks to bassist Pete Denton about what exactly they’ve been up to and what to expect from their Best Of tour, which arrives in Bristol this May to support their forthcoming Best of… So …

Never Gonna Give You Up singer, pop icon and multi-million selling artist Rick Astley is back with his first studio album in over a decade – marrying Astley’s distinctive, soulful vocals with gospel influences in an entirely self-penned album. 10 April // 7pm – 10pm // £24.19 – £37.62 inc.bf // Colston Hall LINKS: Facebook event …

Macy Gray needs no introduction. The American soul singer and R&B star has been a household name since her 1999 debut album On How Life Is. Over the years she has collaborated with major names, including Fatboy Slim and Will.i.am, and continues to surprise us still, recently teaming up with pop mega-star Ariana Grande. Older …

In our INFLUENCERS series, we meet the good souls working hard behind the scenes to make Bristol’s nightlife scene so beautiful. This month, we speak to Jenna Knight, music publicist and one of the directors of Bristol Women in Music. Jenna Knight has over 10 years experience in the music industry, working with brands from …