Despite being relative newcomers, Bristol’s Van Zeller are gathering momentum at a staggering pace. Their DIY ethic alone has lead to sold out hometown shows, combining soulful vocals, blistering volume and garage, rock tempos. Support comes from Milo’s Planes. 29 September // 7pm – 10pm // £7.75 // Thekla Facebook event // tickets // theklabristol.co.uk Photo by Byron Chambers …

Bristol band Sleeptalking have earned a reputation largely for their incredible live performances and legitimately thrilling stage theatrics, although their recently released EP Oh, Isn’t it Strange? stands up entirely on its own as a brilliant modern grunge record with powerful raw instrumentation and permeating vocals from lead singer Tom Nosek. a brilliant modern grunge …

Megs Emrys  heads to the intimate stage of To The Moon this September. Described as a ‘folk and soul dream catcher’, the modern folk-rock singer-songwriter delivers rare combinations of haunting, powerful vocals, enchanting melodies and rich poetry, melding Latin American sounds with her Celtic roots. 13 September // 8pm – 11pm // free // To …

Bite The Buffalo are brothers Miti and Stof Goneos, who after growing up in the mining towns of Zambia, set their sites and sounds on the UK, creating their energetic garage rock sounds with the support of bandmates Cassidy Jones and Jake Salvador Meeking. The band released their debut EP Bromigos in 2012 and a …

A warm tribute to the camaraderie and rock ’n’ roll spirit that much of Bristol’s live music scene thrives upon, Wild Eyed are an easy-going group, snapping at the ankles of the city’s most polished musicians despite only playing as a fully formed band for less than a year. Fronted by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sam …

After a five year break, Paramore are back on tour with new studio album After Laughter. Pop punk’s most iconic front woman Hayley Williams and Taylor York welcome back original band member Zac Farro for a set list combining fresh tracks and old favourites. 21 June // 7pm – late // sold out // Colston Hall …

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 …

Nottingham indie rockers Amber Run head to SWX this February as part of a UK tour of their new album For a Moment I Was Lost, which is released this month. It follows their 2015 effort 5am and comes with a newly slimmed-down lineup consisting of Joe Keogh, Will Jones, Tomas Sperring, and Henry Wyeth, …