Tuesday //

Dazed: Pantha + Taiki Nulight + Notion + Killa P + Skelecta + A-Bee, Lakota
Since their launch in Bristol only a year ago, Dazed have come a long way in making a huge impact on the Bristol scene, inviting some of the biggest names on the underground circuit to their regular weeknight raves, as well as holding down the fort with room takeovers for massive brands like Foreverland and  Cirque Du Soul.

This month they are bringing down bassline veteran DJ Pantha, alongside their biggest support lineup to date, including Taiki Nulight, Notion with Killa P, Skelecta, A-Bee and Dazed DJs. Full info, tickets and more…

Wednesday //

Ezra Collective, The Lantern
Championed by Gilles Peterson, London’s award-winning Ezra Collective are at the vanguard of the UK’s blossoming young jazz scene, fusing afrobeat, reggae and hip hop into their own high-octane sound. Support comes from Bristol’s own hotly tipped soul-jazz adventurers Feelgood Experiment, who will be channelling their cosmic lyrics and impressive improvisation. Full info, tickets and more…

Thursday //

Insane Clown Posse, SWX
Hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse first broke onto Detroit’s underground music scene in the 90s. This month they return to the UK for the first time since 2003, with very special guests Mushroomhead. Full info, tickets and more…

Friday //

Revrt, No.51 Stokes Croft
No.51’s resident Revrt is a party-rocker turntablist that dwells within the realms of hip hop, funk, R&B, soul and pretty much anything else that’ll make you bust a groove. Delivering a live performance of scratching, beat juggling and all-round turntable wizardry. Full info, tickets and more…

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Ruth Royall, Mr Wolf’s
Sultry jazz singer and founder of The Bristol Sessions, Ruth Royall is a true legend on the Bristol jazz scene. Now, Ruth is on tour with her new solo single #4U and will be gracing Mr. Wolf’s stage before jetting off to Berlin. Joining her are on the lineup are Bristol jazz-funk hybrids Waldo’s Gift and Prudent Primate, plus DJ Rockit Science until late. Full info, tickets and more…

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Me and My Friends, The Old Market Assembly
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. Full info, tickets and more…

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The Slow Readers Club, Thekla
Manchester based four piece The Slow Readers Club specialise in indie, electro and doom pop. With appearances on BBC 6 Music and XFM, this highly praised band deserve all the credit they get. They stop into Thekla between sold out shows in London, Nottingham and Manchester, with support from guitar-pop alt outfit Desperate Journalist. Full info, tickets and more…

Saturday //

Eskimo Dance: Ghetts, 67, Devlin, Frisco, Preditah & more, O2 Academy Bristol
Get ready for the first Eskimo Dance of the year. This time round, the mighty grime showcase event invites Ghetts, 67, Devlin, Frisco, Preditah, Evil B vs B Live, Nathan Dawe, President T, Jaykae, Rude Kid Music, Big Zuu and more for an all-out blowout at O2 Academy Bristol. Full info, tickets and more…

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Pussy Riot, Marble Factory
Finally, the notorious protest punk, rock group from Moscow, Pussy Riot are setting foot in Bristol to showcase their unapologetic sounds and frank attitudes. The energy from this band will leave an ever-lasting impression. Full info, tickets and more…

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Slapface and The Hoagies, The Old Bookshop
Slapface and The Hoagies walk to the beat of their own drum. This six-piece man-band featuring vocal harmonies, harmonica, drums, guitars, double bass, banjo and mandolin, will deliver good-mood mix of bluegrass, country and rockin’ hillbilly. Full info, tickets and more…

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Maren Morris, Bristol SU Live
Nashville country superstar, Grammy winner and Niall Horan-collaborator Maren Morris has etched her name firmly on the map for her eloquent country style and wonderfully sculptured sound. She comes to Bristol SU Live as part of her UK and Ireland Hero tour. Support from fellow country star and husband-to-be Ryan Hurd. Full info, tickets and more…

Sunday //

Big Business, Exchange
Seattle-based sludge metal group Big Business are jumping across the pond to perform music from their latest album Command Your Weather at Bristol’s Exchange, with support from Hawksmoor. Full info, tickets and more…

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Afro Celt Sound System, Colston Hall
Afro Celt Sound System are up there as one of the most memorable live performances you’ll ever witness. Formed by Grammy-nominated musician and record producer Simon Emmerson, the European and African based collective will captivate you with global rhythms and roof-shaking beats. Featuring a host of outstanding musicians, this cross-cultural collaboration is a force to be reckoned with. Full info, tickets and more…

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