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 …

Tuesday // Girl Ray, Thekla North-London based, estrogen-pop band Girl Ray are returning to Bristol this April for a memorable show, following the release of their debut LP Earl Grey via Moshi Moshi Records. Taking influence from bands like The Beatles, Pixies and The Beach Boys, the trio will be stopping into Thekla to deliver their deep, …

Gravy Train and The Lanes brings us Japanese Krautrock band Minami Deutsch, as the guitar, vocal and synth trio hit the road to celebrate the release of their latest album With Dim Light. Their performance will be filled to the brim with driving Motorik beats, funny yet bizarre Japanese lyrics whispered over manic rhythms and …

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 …

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 …

Bristol’s longest running club night The Big Cheese will be delivering a big fat chunk of cheesy anthems for your guilty pleasure at The Lanes, so dig out those dancing shoes and get yourself down for some non-stop cheesy pop. Expect to bust a groove to sounds from the likes of Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, …

Party-starting jukebox hits all night long at The Lanes. Resident DJs will be treating your ears to some classic 50s hits, keeping your feet tapping and hips wiggling until the early hours to sounds from the likes of Blondie, The Beatles, Wham, Sugarhill Gang, Joy Division and more. Plus, student-friendly drinks offers available all night. …

23 December // HOME for Christmas, Blue Mountain HOME festival are promising us Christmas with a twist on a grand scale at Blue Mountain, with winter wonderland décor, lighting and projection like you’ve never seen before. Kydus will be bringing the best techno vibes, along with Darren C, Topof and more. To get you in …

The Lanes’ favourite punk rock night Fat Lip will be hosting this year’s New Years Eve celebrations, with an action-packed circus-themed night, including circus performers, balloons, confetti and more. Live music kicks off from 7pm from Phoxjaw and Montroze, plus the first ever show from Fat Lip’s very own Fat Lip Allstars, made up of members of …

Friday // The Hempolics, Attic Bar Out to put those organic rootsy vibes back into music, London reggae troupe The Hempolics are gaining a reputation as one of the UK’s best undiscovered talents, with support from the likes of Faithless’s Maxi Jazz (‘The Hempolics are the best band in the UK – but nobody knows it …