MONDAY 11/02

Michael Clark, Crofters Rights. 7.30PM-10.30PM // Michael Clark brings his jazz-electronic fusion to Bristol for the first time to celebrate the release of his debut EP, Something To Be Won. Tickets >>

The War Goes On, Stag & Hounds. 7.30PM-11PM // Copenhagen-based punks The War Goes On take centre stage with some melancholy bangers, plus support from 80s Italian punk-inspired group Skam. Pay OTD

De Staat, Thekla. 7.30PM-11PM // Fronted by the hyper-talented Torre Florim, Dutch five-piece De Staat have toured with Rolling Stones and Muse. They bring their latest album Bubble Gum to Thekla. Tickets >>


White Denim, O2 Academy. 7PM-11PM // Texas-based indie band White Denim have a raw, energetic garage sound that ignites the urge to stomp your feet to every track. Tickets >>


Kaleem Taylor, Hy-Brasil. 7.30PM-10.30PM // Neo-soul singer Kaleem Taylor is known for powerful lyrics and effortless finesse. Witness his talent live with an intimate performance at Hy-Brasil. Tickets >> 

Gringo Star, The Lanes. 7.30PM-10.30PM // Georgia-based Gringo Star’s psychedelic garage bangers give you all the Western weirdness you could ever desire. Tickets >> 


KOAN Sound, Trinity. 7PM-11PM // When tickets for their album launch party (16/02) sold out so quickly, Bristol producer duo KOAN Sound added a second date at Trinity, so all of their hometown fans can get involved. Tickets >>

Read more >> INTERVIEW – KOAN Sound: ‘It’s definitely our most ambitious music yet’

FRIDAY 15/02 

Kel Assouf, Attic Bar. 8.30PM-2AM // African rhythm meets psychedelic desert rock. Kel Assouf celebrate the release of their latest album Black Tenere.  Pay OTD

Black Coffee, Motion. 10PM-5AM // After the recent success of his collaborative track with Delilah Montague and David Guetta, Black Coffee takes on Motion for a much-anticipated headline show. Tickets >>

Afrik Bawantu, Old Market Assembly. 10PM-1AM // Ghanaian vocalist and djembe drummer Afla Sackey leads his orchestra in creating African rhythm-driven, dance-inducing fusion music with traditional roots. FREE

African rhythm-driven, dance-inducing fusion music with traditional roots

Lala Lala, Hy-Brasil. 7PM-10PM // Chicago-based Lillie West, AKA Lala Lala will be delivering a her lo-fi indie hits at Hy-Brasil this February, including material from her new album The Lamb. FREE

Symmetry Recordings, Trinity. 10PM-4AM // Break brings his Symmetry Recordings to Trinity for a label showcase to shake the rafters, featuring SpectraSoul, Emperor, Jubei b2b Total Science and more. Tickets >> 


Beans on Toast, Thekla. 6.30PM-10PM // Beans on Toast has come a long way since the days of MDMAmazing, but he still holds true to his honest and insightful verses. Catch him on his biggest tour to date with a full live band. Tickets >>

Continuous Movement, Exchange. 11PM-6AM // Continuous Movement see off their 2nd year with the likes of DJ San Proper, Kayne The Hermit and more. Tickets >>

afrobeat and bossa fusion, with a dose of samba

SOMA SOMA, Leftbank. 9PM-2AM // SOMA SOMA are shaking off the winter blues with some sun-soaked tunes. Expect an afrobeat and bossa fusion, with a dose of samba. Pay OTD

SUNDAY 17/02

Jammz, Rough Trade. 7PM-11.45PM // Jammz latest release Warrior 2 encapsulates why he’s one of the UK’s most gifted up and coming  grime lyricists, with production from Joker, Jack Dat and NYTA. Catch an intimate performance at Rough Trade Bristol. Tickets >> 

Drag Queen Karaoke, Brisco. 8PM-2AM // Hosted by the sassy Sally Savage, expect lip syncs, alternative art, burlesque and more at Brisco’s weekly drag queen karaoke sessions. FREE

Hot 8 Brass Band, Marble Factory. 7PM-10PM // Hear your favourite songs transformed into brass band classics by the New Orleans’ brass-funk fun makers. Tickets >>

your favourite songs transformed into brass band classics


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