Bristol Sounds returns to Canons Marsh Amphitheatre this June for a five-date nightly concert series, featuring some of the biggest and best names on the circuit as the sun sets over Bristol’s scenic Harbourside.  Between 26-30 June, Bristol Sounds is inviting Bloc Party, Tom Misch, Elbow, The Cat Empire and The Cinematic Orchestra to take …

As the British appetite for festivals has grown exponentially, there has also been a rise of horror stories around poor festival organisation, often leading to thousands of disappointed UK punters. Anyone who was around to witness the torrential downpour that nonetheless failed to dampen Massive Attack’s blistering homecoming last year will also remember that bar …

The Downs festival returns to Clifton’s Downs this weekend for its second year, this time promising more of a fully-fledged day festival, where last year’s event seemed to fall somewhere between a festival and huge outdoor concert. Headliners (and co-organisers) Massive Attack headlined with their first homecoming show in 13 years, and very likely the …

The Downs festival is back for its second installment this September, bringing the likes of Elbow, Seasick Steve, Groove Armada, Roni Size, Soul II Soul, De La Soul and our favourite reggae selector Sir David Rodigan MBE to Clifton’s Downs. With the sunshine evading us for another weekend, the Downs Festival team have decided to …

After being successfully booking Massive Attack for their first hometown gig in 13 years last year, we were delighted when organisers (a joint effort from the teams behind Love Saves the Day and Bristol Sounds) announced that The Downs festival would become a permanent fixture on Bristol’s growing festival calendar. The lineup, announced today, includes …