Skankfest returns with a two-day blowout featuring big hitters King Prawn (Saturday) and [Spunge] (Sunday). Joining them will be some of the South West’s favourite ska-punk bands, including Mad Apple Circus, Imprints, King Tut’s Revenge, plus a whopping 18 more acts across the weekend. Always an annual highlight in a city of skankers. Full lineup info over on The Fleece website. …

In just a few years, Balter Festival has gained a reputation for being one of the most fun parties on the UK festival scene. Combining eclectic underground electronic and live music, Balter brings together everything from 12-piece ska-punk bands to heavy DnB, whilst also showcasing new talent and unique sub-genres.  Now in its fourth year, this off kilter festival will be …