Friday // Dr Meaker, Attic Bar When it comes to live music in Bristol, Dr Meaker is a name you ought to know. A year since they released their critically acclaimed album Dirt & Soul on Circus Records, Bristol’s favourite live DnB act are back to take over the Attic Bar, with their unique force and re-energised …

Wednesday // Wyvern Lingo, The Louisiana Best friend trio Wyvern Lingo originally bonded over hand-me-down albums by Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Joni Mitchel and Simon & Garfunkel, as well as being junior school alliances withstanding all obstacles that their teenage rites of passage had to offer. Now in their twenties, the group bring their individual …

Join Bristol’s Hush Mozey as they celebrate the release of their debut EP Tales of Bigotry at Mothers’ Ruin, for a live performance showcasing their unique mix of ska, punk and grunge – which they like to refer to as ‘drowzy rock and roll’. Their distinct and subdued sound is fronted by vocalist Joee Johnson and …

Wednesday // Tuckshop launch with O’Flynn, Thekla Tuckshop is a new monthly mid-week session at Thekla, delivering some of the best in UK house, techno and disco from emerging underground talent as well as from seasoned selectors. First to grace the decks is percussive house and disco DJ O’Flynn, whose musical talent has been recognised …

Nitelife is delighted to have the honour of premiering the brand new 3-track EP from Bristol’s art-rockers Poisonous Birds. Consisting of multi-instrumentalist Tom Ridley and percussionist Finn Mclean, former bandmates of tech-metal and rock 5-piece Chronographs, Poisonous Birds’ sound is both unique and innovative. Crafting incredibly cinematic, electronic-driven music with moments of exceptional beauty, the …

Tuesday // LANY, O2 Academy Bristol With echoes of prime 80s FM pop, 90s RnB and new-wave electronica, Los Angeles alt-electronic trio LANY will be taking over the O2 stage this December in celebration of the release of their self-titled debut album. Full info, tickets and more… . DJ Ryu (Rockit Science), No.51 Stokes Croft DJ Ryu …

Imagine That presents Rainmaker’s EP launch at Mothers Ruin this December. This pay what you want gig will give you the chance to taste the sounds from the four-piece post-punk shoegaze band and witness their fuzzy riffs, lots drums and melodic basslines. 9 December // 8pm – 12am // Free // Mothers’ Ruin Facebook event // …

Mothers’ Ruin is celebrating its 10th birthday in style with a whole weekend of party antics. With a clientele of indie kids and punk rockers and free entry almost every night of the week, this iconic Bristol pub regularly hosts some of Bristol’s finest live music, as well as having a range of club nights …

Already pinching those pennies till next loan day? Well fear not student, because Mothers Ruin have got you covered with DJ Chez and DJ Theo Davies on the decks every Wednesday, spinning a selection of indie, retro, rock and synth pop tunes, plus a sprinkling of cheese. Free entry and budget-friendly offers like a pint and …

Get on your dancing shoes and head down to Mothers’ Ruin for another instalment of the cheesiest anthems to shake your tail feather to. This night is all about the power ballads, hairbrush singing and great drink deals. 6 October // 9pm – 2am // Free // Mothers’ Ruin Facebook event