Thekla have announced a lineup of more than 20 acts to play new charity all-dayer Beat the Streets, showcasing a mix of the city’s biggest names and best emerging talent. Taking place on Sunday 28 January, the mini festival will raise funds for Caring In Bristol. The Bristol charity – whose projects include the 365 …

Since the age of 18, Sam Howard aka DJ Stryda has been pushing the local roots scene, whether that’s through roots music duo Dubkasm with longtime pal Ben Glass (Digistep), his influential Sufferah’s Choice radio show and record label, or his regular Teachings in Dub soundsystem nights at Trinity Centre. So much so, that many …