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 stories together on their self-titled debut album, creating a unique sound influenced by hip hop, folk and rock. Full info, support, tickets and more…

Thursday //

Yazmin Lacey, The Crofters Rights
Yazmin Lacey will be taking centre stage at The Crofters Rights this March, bringing with her a bucketload of jazz and her honest soulful charm that is simply infectious. Yazmin’s mellifluous vocals are charged with emotional clarity and her stunning jazz inspired performances have turned the heads of big names in the music business such as Gilles Peterson, who named her Black Moon EP BBC Radio 6’s Record of the Week. Full info, support, tickets and more…

Friday //

Space, The Fleece
Indie rockers Space head to The Fleece to showcase a blend of classic and new material. Adding hints of Echo & the Bunneymen to their infectious and unique sound, the band who are famous for their 1997 hit Female of the Species continue to emanate a special kind of cool. Full info, support, tickets and more…

Mary Spender, Thekla
Local singer songwriter Mary Spender boasts a distinguished style in her wide vocal range. Infused with blues and soul, Mary’s virtuosic sound combined with her unique style of playing and performing make for a captivating live show. Conveying her own life stories, Mary’s narrative songs and creative lyricism complete with Joni-esque vocals are not to be missed live. After touring the world with the likes of Gabrielle Aplin and Joey Landreth, she’s back home for a headline show at Thekla. Full info, support, tickets and more…

Johnny and The Sexy Weirdos, The Golden Lion
Formed with the intention to coax and seduce crowds to the dancefloor, Johnny and The Sexy Weirdos provide solid brassifications, honed dub bass, electric guitar and wild forest fiddle, all for your listening pleasure. Their music is influenced by the sounds from Eastern Europe, Jamaica and the last 50 years of rock’n’roll. Full info, support, tickets and more…

 

Rumble in the Jungle: Run Tingz Sessions, The Loco Klub
Throw on your dancing shoes for this very special instalment of Rumble in the Jungle, hosted in the oft-undiscovered arts venue The Loco Klub, hidden beneath the Passenger Shed at Temple Meads. Filled with a spectrum of urban arts, décor, live calisthenics, live graffiti, live B-Boy shows and, of course, the filthiest jungle music from Run Tingz and many more, you’ll want to be quick in snatching your tickets for this one-off event. Full info, support, tickets and more…

Saturday  //

HOME, Basement 45
HOME continues their monthly residency at Basement 45, to every underground house and techno lover’s delight. This month’s carefully curated lineup features a neat selection of home-grown Bristol talent, including Darren C who will be sure to deliver his infectious groove-ridden beats that have garnered strong support in the tech house and techno charts. Full info, support, tickets and more…

Rae Morris, Marble Factory
Making music that dives into the unknown, Rae Morris’ sound is both unique and innovative. Rae will be stopping off at Bristol’s Marble Factory this March to perform music from her latest pop-charged album Someone Out There. Her electro-pop synths, beatful basslines and skilful drum patterns will no doubt make for a memorable evening, and her undeniable vocal talent is something that has to be witnessed live. Full info, support, tickets and more…

Hush Mozey EP launch, Mothers’ Ruin
Join Bristol’s Hush Mozey as they celebrate the release of their debut EP Tales of Bigotry at Mothers’ Ruin, for a live performance showcasing their unique mix of ska, punk and grunge – which they like to refer to as ‘drowzy rock and roll’. Their distinct and subdued sound is fronted by vocalist Joee Johnson and his fine tuned folk rock-isms tinged with an American country blues vibe. Full info, support, tickets and more…

 

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Exchange
With the release of their latest album Double Negative on the horizon, steampunk band The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing will be hitting the Exchange stage this March to showcase their frantic new material. Combining music hall with punk, metal, grindcore and a right ol’ knees up, this 4-piece put the ‘punk’ into steampunk. Full info, support, tickets and more…

 

Dr Syntax and Pete Cannon + Gardna, Attic Bar
Mouse Outfit MC Dr Syntax and longtime collaborator, producer Pete Cannon are ready to showcase their latest album Let’s Talk to their big Bristol fanbase. The talented MC and versatile producer are well known for delivering smashing shows on every occasion.

Expect a night filled with banging beats, insightful lyricism and classical hip hop (with the occasional foray into jungle) as the pair’s riotous live performances will have you bouncing. Support will be provided by one of our favourite Bristol lyricists, Gardna, plus a special jungle set from Pete Cannon himself. Full info, support, tickets and more…

 

Skata Tones, Mr Wolf’s
Mr Wolf’s presents the impeccably dressed and swaggeringly cool Skata Tones, who will be bringing their fun fusion of ska, dub, reggae and all-round party vibes to the den. If you are looking for a night filled with non-stop dancing, jumping, skanking and singalong vibes, look no further. Full info, support, tickets and more…

 

Midnight Ritual: Guacamayo Tropical, The Old Market Assembly
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 instruments such as Colombian gaita, tamboras and djembe, along with digital beats. Full info, support, tickets and more…

 

Rodney P & Skitz, The Lanes
Exciting new collective Bristol Kulture are back and kicking off 2018 with an immense party celebrating some of the best in UK hip hop. Musical beats will be provided by Rodney P (RiddimKilla) and Skitz, plus many more. Bristol Kulture are also accepting submissions for their first ever open mic to take place on the night. Full info, support, tickets and more…

 

Jeremy Ellis (The Roots) + DJ Cheeba, The Lantern
Jeremy Ellis continues to push boundaries with his mind-bending performances and technical wizardry. Playing live sets with just his fingers, Ellis plays the drum machine to stratospheric levels and his intricate rhythms combined with his man meets machine ethos makes for a jaw-dropping performance. Full info, support, tickets and more…

 

Django Django, SWX
Sonic adventurers and psychedelic art pop quartet Django Django are touring their hotly anticipated third album Marble Skies and will be stopping in to Bristol’s SWX this March for a jaw-dropping performance not to be missed.

Blending countless genres into one dense, electrifying sound, Django Django flirt with an impressive array of influences ranging from 60s psych-rock to 80s pop, classical to post-dubstep and 90s to dancehall. So, dig out those dancing shoes and get ready to bust a groove to this sonically ambitious foursome. In the meantime, check out the full interview with Django Django from our current issue. Full info, support, tickets and more…

Sunday //

Liquid Lunar Sessions, To The Moon
To The Moon’s monthly open decks sessions are perfect for those who love to play, or for those who want to just kick back and listen to a bucketload of liquid drum and bass. You can expect a night filled with good music, good drinks, good vibes, maybe a pie, and a bit of a boogie.

If you’re confident enough to stand behind the decks, then everyone and anyone is welcome to sign up and play for 30-60 minutes (depending on how many people are involved). With a free drink for every DJ plus free entry, Liquid Lunar Sessions is perfect for an end of the weekend chill. Full info, tickets and more…

Previous 25 March // Liquid Lunar Sessions
Next 29 March // The Fratellis

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