Bristol-Plymouth alt hip hop trio The Scribes return to The Golden Lion for another night of mayhem. Showcasing their unique style of uplifting, intelligent hip hop, The Scribes guarantee a great live show. Here’s what they had to say when we asked The Scribes our 10 Questions… 4 November // 10pm – 12am // Free …

Wednesday // Monika Ze, To the Moon Monika Ze brings her experimental electronic show to To the Moon’s intimate stage, for what is sure to be a unique live experience. Full info, tickets and more… Thursday // Vula Viel, The Canteen Backed with high praise by the likes of Gilles Peterson and Iggy Pop, impeccable jazz …

Bringing surf guitared, rich rhythm and bass heavy noise, seven-piece band Oktopi take over the Golden Lion for an evening. Don’t miss a chance to see this monstrous band in action. 9 September // 9pm – 12am // Free // The Golden Lion LINKS: goldenlionbristol.co.uk // Facebook event September highlights are brought to you thanks to …

With a modern interpretation of traditional Americana/folk in their music, Kilkenny-based The Midnight Union Band take inspiration from the likes of The Rolling Stones to Bob Dylan. After celebrating the release of their latest single Moon, this band are ready to astound at Golden Lion with their soothing guitar and moving vocals. 8 September // 9pm …

A night of the finest Americana is in store at The Golden Lion as Nashville’s Don Gallardo and San Antonio’s Rachel Laven are supported The Rosellys from Bristol. All playing with full bands, this will be a truly inspiring evening. 20 July // 7.30pm – late // £7 // The Golden Lion Tickets // Facebook event

The Golden Lion’s annual street party returns on 8 July. Featuring the Kirris Riviere Blues Band, The Redhillbillies, Medicine Creek, The Backbone Blues Band, Rachel Laven & The Rosellys, plus the Atomic Rays – all for free. There’s also an outside bar and dancing fuel from Burger Theory. 8 July // 12pm – 12am // free entry …

Jonathan Byrd’s wry observations and cutting edge commentaries on modern life have seen him compared to the likes of John Prine and Guy Clark. The North Carolina singer songwriter’s narrative folk songs tell thoughtful stories with humorous insight. 20 June // 7.30pm – late // £10 adv // The Golden Lion Facebook event // tickets June highlights …