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…


Transglobal Underground, The Fleece
UK-based, worldwide collective Transglobal Underground fuse together all different kinds of sounds. With a mutual love for dance, avant-garde and Arabic, Transglobal Underground deliver the perfect display of world music. Full info, tickets and more…


Semi Peppered: MLE (Rhythm Section), Noche Negra
Bristol party crew and purveyors of all things disco, Disco Semi Peppered’s next event features rising talent and new Rhythm Section affiliate: MLE. A close friend to Semi Peppered and a steadily rising star, MLE moulds her style and knowledge to become the ultimate boundary-pushing party girl. With an eclectic taste from Turkish disco folk to New Yorkian left of field disco, prepare for some dancefloor education. Full info, tickets and more…

Friday //

Saffron-Records-Nitelife-Lee-Ramsey-Kudu-Blue-2Kudu Blue, The Canteen
This modest quartet is a pretty sophisticated musical operation. With their big production sound, Kudu Blue manage to fuse together the fractured echoes of grime against the ethereal trip-hop mysticism. We were hooked after seeing them at Saffron Records 2nd Birthday party this autumn. Full info, tickets and more…


Mr Tea and The Minions, The Old Market Assembly
Bristol’s Mr Tea and The Minions return home after another busy festival season. Playing their own blend of gypsy ska, dub, swing and everything in between, Mr Tea and The Minions will have you straight on the dance floor. Full info, tickets and more…


Thug Tears, Hy-Brasil
Hy-Brasil invites brand new Birmingham rap and DJ collective Thug Tears to show Bristol what they’re about. With an overflowing lineup featuring contemporary rappers Phundo Art, Flyboystm, Kinny, Jay Grande and more, prepare to discover what thugs sound like when they cry. Full info, tickets and more…

Saturday //

Goat Girl, Crofters Rights
After releasing just one single, the South London’s Goat Girl found themselves signed to Rough Trade. The all-female indie four-piece bring a refreshing new sound to a male dominated indie scene, which is already well underway a mass revival. We’re expecting to see big things from this boundary-breaking quartet. Full info, tickets and more…


DJ Guv and friends UK launch, Lakota
Drum and bass producer, Dubz Audio boss and one of the key players in the jump up revival, DJ Guv is about to set off on his first UK tour with a few friends in tow. Starting off in one of his favourite cities, join DJ Guv and friends for an explosive start to the UK tour. The packed lineup includes Dubz Audio label mates Hedex and Dilate, along with Nu Elementz and HizzleGuy. With proceeding overseen by MCs Eksman, The Real Stormin’ MC, Trigga and Grima X Azza, this is bound to be a massive night inside one of Bristol’s most iconic venues. Full info, tickets and more…


Pama International perform Trojan Records songbook, Attic Bar
Pama International bring their Trojan Records songbook to Attic Bar, featuring music from the iconic reggae label, plus favourites from their original Love and Austerity set. Every customer attending the show will receive a Trojan songbook, which features all the lyrics and history of each song. Full info, tickets and more…


Abstract Orchestra play Madvillainy, Marble Factory
Taking one of hip hop’s greatest collaborative albums of all time and morphing it into an electrifying live experience, Abstract Orchestra take on the album Madvillainy. Expect an ALL CAPS experience from the orchestral group, with interpretations of some of your favourite MF DOOM and Madlib tracks. Full info, tickets and more…


Johns & Nowak, The Kingsdown Vaults
Fun English duo meets American folk melodies; Bristol / Bath pairing Camilla Johns and Andy Nowak are no ordinary acoustic musicians. Weaving together mandolin and guitar, this new duo has already received praise with debut album of the year nominations and tuition from some of America’s greatest acoustic musicians. Full info, tickets and more…

Sunday //

Juice Crew, O2 Academy Bristol
Sip the Juice have outdone themselves once again by inviting the legendary hip hop collective Juice Crew down to Bristol’s O2 Academy for their first UK shows in over 20 years. Featuring Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Masta Ace, Craig G, Roxanne Shante and MC Shan, this is a rare opportunity to witness some the greats who shaped hip hop.

Support comes from Bristol’s favourite hop hop crew Split Prophets, with Upfront, Bil Next, Res One, Paro, Flying Monk, Blanka, Datkid and DJ Badhabitz showcasing some of the finest hip hop output of today. Full info, tickets and more…

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