Nubiyan Twist have had a busy year with the release of their latest EP Dance Inna London, but that doesn’t stop them from returning to The Fleece to perform in one of their favourite cities. With their infectious fusion of jazz, afrobeat and hip hop, this promises to be another memorable show. Check out our interview with the …

Neo-soul and jazz outfit The Duval Project join the Galli’s in-house band for another installment of Backbeat, presented by Mike Deniran. Led by trumpeter Gary Alesbrook, The Duval Project features section Richie Blake and Arj Magee, with Andy Nowak on keys and guitarist Dan Waldman in full support. Lending her vocals is the masterful Marie …

‘Yama Warashi’ means a small child-like spirit that lives in the mountains. Formed by Bristol-based Japanese artist Yoshino Shigihara, Yama Warashi create a dreamy evocative sound, inspired by Japanese folk, dance music, free jazz and African music with a slice of electric psychedelia. Yoshino sings transportive songs in her mother tongue as well as in …

After self-releasing his debut album Cloak last year, supremely talented singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jordan Rakei was scooped up by Ninja Tune after someone from the label heard one of his tracks playing in café and Shazamed it. Easily one of the most respected record labels in the world and (along with sister label …

It’s barely believable that Saffron Records is just two years old, given the huge impact they’ve had on Bristol’s music scene since taking up residence in Colston Hall in 2015. Nevertheless, awaiting us in Mr Wolf’s back room earlier this September were cakes, candles and a tightly packed crowd of friends and fans of the …

Patrons of Gloucester Road’s cosy music hive the Gallimaufry will already be well aware how soul and R&B collective The Bristol Sessions can easily rival the Bloody Mary for the crown of best Sunday hangover cure. For the past couple years, the Sessions have been a staple of the local jazz scene, with regular shows …

Fancy a different change of pace for your mid-week entertainment? Enjoy some danceable jazz in a feast of contagious rhythm at The Canteen this Thursday, with percussionist Bex Burch and George Crowley’s riffing sax. Backed with high praise by the likes of Gilles Peterson and Iggy Pop, this duo act will charm your socks off …

This Thursday Mr Wolf’s are raising their voice for refugees, with a special fundraiser in aid of the Dunkirk Grande Synthe refugee camp, where a fire has left hundreds at crisis point. The devastation burnt down kitchens and shelters leaving hundreds of refugees hungry and homeless. Every penny on the door will go to Help Refugees who are providing …

Jazz fusion trio The Comet Is Coming brought a soundtrack for the end of the world to the Fleece on Thursday. Their pounding brand of highly rhythmic space funk saw a crowd split between electronic ravers and bearded jazz cats react in equally appreciative dancing. The Comet Is Coming are a band that look like …

Following the success of their 2016 full-length album Channel The Spirits, London-based band The Comet Is Coming will be showcasing their mystical jazz, electronica and psychedelic rock incorporated sounds. Joining them will be local collective Worm Disco Club. The quirky bunch are recognised for embracing unique beats from all over the globe, and will no doubt act …