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 …

Can’t get enough of Drag? Well look no further. The Old Market Assembly will be collaborating with local queen Dis Charge to host a night jam-packed with debaucherous drag, cabaret and burlesque, brought to you by an inspiring collection of some of the finest international acts. Pulling together performers from Bristol, London, Berlin and Manchester, Disgraceful …

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 …

Dance your way into spring with a cumbia-style party you won’t forget in a hurry, hosted by record label Midnight Ritual at The Old Market Assembly. DJ duo Guacamayo Tropical will be hitting the decks in order to deliver their Afro-Latin flavours and cumbian rhythms. Their sessions are characterised by their unique mix of organic musical …

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 …

After the success of their debut, Category Is will be returning to The Old Market Assembly to deliver another show inspired by Broadway. Dedicated to showcasing the styles and versatility the British and European drag queens have to offer, you can prepare for a night filled with sensational local Bristol queens such as the beautiful …

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 …

Dynamic 8-piece Bristolian brass band Brass Junkies are inspired by the funky Mardi Gras sounds of the New Orleans street bands. Two trumpets, two saxophones, trombone, drums/percussion and tuba keeping it funky. This high-energy, good-time music will bring some carnival atmosphere to a festive Friday. 8 December // 10pm – 12am // Free // The …

UK five-piece Me and My Friends does exactly what it says on the tin. With a mutual love of afrobeat, roots and reggae, Me and My Friends came together to reshape influences from Fatoumata Diawara to Billie Holiday into their own unique, make-your-hips-sway sound. 17 November //10pm – 1am // £5 – £6 // The Old …

Thursday // Têtes de Pois, The Canteen Leeds-based band Têtes de Pois with their mixing pot of funk, jazz, afrobeat and more know how to turn it out when it comes to performing on stage. Their nifty solos and super catchy grooves will keep you on your feet all night. Full info, tickets and more… . …