After a roaring debut in London and ahead of a string of festival appearances for 2018 including Green Man, Boomtown and Latitude, Lycra will be bringing their outrageous 1980s aerobics dance party to Thekla. Not only will the team be blasting classic 80s bangers, but aerobics instructors will be leading 10 minute dance classes throughout …

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, introspective sound filled with …

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 …

Humble rock band Black Foxxes are heading to Bristol as part of their UK tour and will be stopping into iconic music venue Thekla for one almighty show. Their powerfully dynamic songs won listeners’ hearts back in 2016 and they have continued to build a fan base at an incredibly fast rate. Expect to hear …

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 …

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 by the reputable Boiler Room and his …

Charismatic, upbeat and unique, Goan Dogs are the bouncy, Bristolian band with a cult following stirring in the city and the rest of the UK. Guitar led and pop-rock infused, Goan Dogs mash up vintage sounds with crisp, upbeat tempos to fuse together an inventive blend of psychedelic desert rock. Goan Dogs mash up vintage …

Tuesday // Hollie Cook, Thekla The phenomenal Hollie Cook returns to Bristol this February for another reggae heavy show.  Accentuating reggae, dub and rocksteady vibes that touch on 1960s acid rock and the heavy synths of the early 80s, Hollie will be celebrating the release of her pristine third solo album Vessel of Love.. Full info, …

The phenomenal Hollie Cook returns to Bristol this February for another reggae heavy show.  Accentuating reggae, dub and rocksteady vibes that touch on 1960s acid rock and the heavy synths of the early 80s, Hollie will be celebrating the release of her new album Vessel of Love. Her sweet, smooth vocals are simply hypnotic as …