Finding its roots as a foodie festival, Valley Fest has expanded its music programme year on year. Held just outside Bristol on Chew Valley Lake, with the festival’s proximity, increasingly impressive lineup, organic ethos, foodie offerings and beautiful lakeside location, it’s fast becoming a Bristol favourite.  Headlining this year’s Valley Fest is Razorlight, Tom Odell, Basement …

Local jazz-infused electronica heavyweights Ishmael Ensemble have been making huge waves in the both in Bristol and beyond, since the release of their 2017 EP Songs for Knotty was championed by BBC6 Music and Gilles Peterson, and caught the attention of electronic and jazz fans alike.  This Friday, their debut album A State of Flow …

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 …

This weekend some of Bristol’s finest talent will be heading to the stunning surrounds of Exmoor National Park for a fun-filled few days at Samphire Festival. Curated by an inspirational pair of music lovers from Keynsham, Samphire – only entering its second year – won ‘Best Small Festival’ (NOEA Awards) after its debut event in 2016. …