THURSDAY 29/11 Mama’s Mash Up, Mothers’ Ruin. 5PM-11PM // This eclectic evening kicks off with an all-styles-welcome open mic, before some of Bristol’s best take us through an evening spanning indie to funk and soul, with a headline performance from hip hop collective Verbal Highz. Pay What You Feel  Sunflower Bean, SWX. 7PM-11PM // US …

Iconic all female R&B group En Vogue crash landed at Bristol’s O2 Academy this April. Formed in the US in 1989, they’ve been going strong for two decades now and are considered to be one of the best female groups of all time, inspiring the likes of Destiny’s Child and TLC, and selling twenty million …

With members hailing from Turkey, Bulgaria, Israel, Iran, Greece and England, it’s unsurprising that The Turbans describe their music as coming from ‘manywhere’. Their unique sound can be described as an eclectic mix, drawing on influences from the Levantine and Balkan regions to create an eastern Mediterranean sound, a celebration of unity in diversity. They …

The Danish pop star with punk roots, Karen Marie Ørsted is better known by her stage name MØ. She is part of a generation of artists including Grimes and Lana Del Rey, who are legitimately making pop music cool again. MØ released her brilliant debut album, No Mythologies to Follow in 2014. It features the …

Get your girl power fix this Thursday night when R&B legends En Vogue play at Bristol’s O2 Academy. They’re here to promote their seventh studio album, Electric Café – released this Friday – and their first release in fourteen years, since 2004’s Soul Flower. The current trio is made up of original members Terry Ellis …

Thursday // High Focus Records’ 8th Birthday with The Four Owls, SWX High Focus Records is eight years old, can you believe it?! It feels like only yesterday that we were bouncing around to Dirty Dike’s Hi I’m James on repeat. Join them for an almighty celebration at Bristol’s SWX this March, with appearances from …

Fans of Bob Marley’s legendary band The Wailers filled Bristol’s O2 Academy from floor to ceiling last week, with people packing out the dancefloor and balcony areas to unite in one celebration of love, music and a heartfelt ode to the legendary Bob Marley. Fronted by the energetic and charismatic Joshua David Barrett, the band …

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 …

Wednesday // Saffron Records 101 Masterclass: Booking Agents & Show Promoters, Rough Trade Records Female-championing Bristol label Saffron Records will be hosting a series of 101 Masterclasses at Rough Trade this March, as they continue to show support for Bristol’s up-and-coming female artists. This time round, their 101 masterclass will be hosted by two of …

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 …