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SATURDAY 23 MAY

Bristol Motor Show @ The Mall At Cribbs

Free entertainment for the whole family

Eurovision Beer Contest @ The Portcullis

Awesome beers and tacky music

Eurovision Party Night @ The Cube

Camp, silly, joyous celebration of Eurovision

Love Saves The Day 2015 @ Tba

We are back for another love-fulled-festival

One Idea Skate Event @ Spit And Sawdust Cardiff

One Idea. Free Skateboarding, Art And Music Event

Open Jam Session @ The Arts House

Anything goes intimate downstairs twiddling!

Vegfestuk Bristol @ Bristol Amphitheatre

Huge Vegan Fair! Featuring Ltj Bukem, Alfredo....

47 Soul @ The Canteen

Are you ready for a night of Dabke, Chobi and Ele

Gwyneth Herbert @ Old Theatre Royal

Jazz - Swahili Nursery Rhymes

Harry & The Gondolas @ The Kingsdown Wine Vaults

Plus Support Tba

Jack Cookson @ Cotham Porter Stores

Southwest Roots Folk

Jo Casta And Kit Morgan @ The Bristol Fringe

Free live music from 8pm

Lounge Cat Ideals @ Mr Wolfs

+ Madi Stimpson + Big Chief Weird Bird

Seed Bud Bloom Ep Launch @ Rise Records, Clifton

Isolde releases debut EP, Seed Bud Bloom

Shipfest 2015 @ The Ship Inn, Keynsham.

Open air live music event

The Lasting Days @ The Golden Lion

Alt Americana/Indie Rock from Bristol

The Slimline Shufflers @ The Shakespeare

Live New Orleans-style rhythm n blues

Contraband Circus! @ The Black Swan

Ed Cox / E-coli / Vinyl Junkie b2b Rachael EC

Department S Club Night @ The Lanes Bristol

Legendary Bristol club Department S with John.

DJ Skint 06 Special (2am) @ The Gallimaufry

100% phonographic funk with guest China Mike

Hi-life Hi-fi W/ Mogadisco @ The Plough Inn - Easton.

Bootstompin' music from all over Africa.

Keep On Loving (bristol Love) @ Dojo

Feelgood House & Techno

Love Saves The Night @ Big Chill Bar Bristol

Get ready to walk the red carpet as Shambarber Se

Lstd Afterparty @ The Big Chill Bar

Shambarber & Shapes

Set It Out: Soundstream @ The Doghouse

Set It Out Presents... Soundstream

Whomp Presents Back To Ours @ Timbuk2

Proper chunky House & Techno

Wide Eyes Presents Lstn @ Lakota & Coroners Court

Wide Eyes Presents Love Saves Official Afterparty

SUNDAY 24 MAY

Eurovision Beer Contest @ The Portcullis

Awesome beers and tacky music

Love Saves The Sunday 2015 @ Tba

We are back for another love-fulled-festival

Magic Sundays @ The Three Tuns

Magic and good beer

Velvet Sunday Lunch & Jazz @ The Square Club

Sunday Roast and Live Jazz combination

A Very Special Bank Holiday @ Mr Wolfs

Cut Capers + Support + DJ Alfie

Black Top @ Old Theatre Royal

Improv Jazz and Electronics

Cambridge Park @ The Louisiana

Bristols very own Cambridge Park

Candy Darling Ep Launch @ The Fleece

+ John E Vistic + Kitchenettes + Oh, The Guilt

Duenna @ The Old Fish Market 7pm

Jazz

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Fire Engine, Redfield

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

The Good, The Bad & The Funk - @ The Canteen

Thats'Bad' as in'Baaaaaad' and'Funk' as in'Wh

The Harrisons Trio 5pm @ The Eldon House Bs81bt

Eclectic mix of Blues Country and R & B

The Mae Trio @ The Tobacco Factory

Folk from Australia

Banjax Back At Timbuk2 @ Timbuk2

Back to our roots

Bank Holiday Special (2am) @ The Gallimaufry

DJs (6-2am), paella & plenty to drink...

Clean Cut Collective @ The Big Chill Bar

Empathy

Lstd Unofficial After Party @ The Black Swan

Garage - Grime - Bassline

Set It Out: Lstd Afterparty @ The Doghouse Bs1

Set It Out Presents: Andy Compton & Deli G

MONDAY 25 MAY

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 9:30am - Returns 1:00pm

Canteen Jazz Session - @ The Canteen

An open jazz jam session for seasoned players to

Fringefreemusic @ The Bristol Fringe

Improv nu free jazz

House Gospel Choir @ Komedia

Gospel Choir with Live House music

Hugh Masekela + Helele @ The Forum

The South African Jazz Legend

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

TUESDAY 26 MAY

Left Bank Language Exchange @ Leftbank

Practice a new language with friends.

Meet New Bristol Brewery @ Surrey Vaults

Meet the brewery tap take over

Mothers Ruin Quiz Free Chili @ The Mothers Ruin

Prizes and Bounes games

Seventyseven Film Club @ The Arts House

Mr. Thank You (1936) 8.30pm

Alabama 3 Acoustic & Unplugged @ The Fleece

+ Broken Wheels

Blankety Quiz @ Number 51

+ Rockit Science

Harry Bird & The Rubber Wellie @ The Canteen

A hard-working and semi-nomadic trio of folk-hipp

Hoshe Finn @ The Louisiana

We are a hard rock / alt rock band

Jfs Live @ The Big Chill Bar

Bristol University Jazz, Funk and Soul Society

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Folk and its quirky offspring, hosted by Nuala

Open Mic @ The Grain Barge

Everyone welcome

WEDNESDAY 27 MAY

A Hold Load Of Laughs @ The Grain Barge

Set sail with us on a voyage of comedic discovery

Grease @ Redgrave Theatre, Clifton

Musical

Improv Jam Night @ Bristol Improv Theatre

Improv Jam Night!

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Andy Sheppard's Pushy Doctors @ The Mall Pub Clifton

Andy Sheppard & Dan Moore

Axis Of @ The Stag & Hounds

With Special Guests and The Waitress

George Oscar @ Number 51

'Til Late

John Pratt Trio - @ The Canteen

No Go Stop's hard-funking tenor sax man calls th

Left Bank Open Mike @ Leftbank

Come and share your talent with us.

Molly King & George Cooper - @ No.1 Harbourside

The swinging vocals of Molly Miranda King combine

The Slimline Shufflers @ The Gallimaufry

Live New Orleans-style rhythm n blues

THURSDAY 28 MAY

An Evening With Luke Sargeant @ The Wardrobe Theatre,

Comedy with Luke Sargeant

Best Of Street Food @ Little Kitchen

Cook the best Morrocan Street food!

Hot Tub Cinema : Austin Powers @ Paintworks Event Space

Austin Powers

Becki Biggins @ Future Inn Jazz Club

Jazz @ Future Inns: Thursdays 8:30pm - 11pm

DJ Lawi @ Number 51

'Til Late

Droppers Neck @ Stag And Hounds

The Broken Bones Gentlemens Club - Tussk -Avarice

Dub Pistols @ The Fleece

+ Regime + The Clunks

Ganesha & Co + Chandra Moon @ Old Theatre Royal

Soulful Songs and Fabulous Flamenco!

Helios #1 @ The Crofters Rights

John Fairhurst, Inexplicables + more!!

Henry Slim @ The Jersey Lily

Live acoustic blues, country & folk

James Morton Presents @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Jeremy Mage - @ The Canteen

Being an Easy Star All Star is merely the tip of

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Jam Band / Every Thursday / Free Entry / 8pm-1am

Lloyd Williams - @ No.1 Harbourside

Lloyd Williams - Contemporary British songwriting

My Octopus Mind @ Mr Wolf's

+ The Real King(s) of Spain + Benjamin Michael

Rich O'brien Project @ The Coronation Tap

Featuring Victoria Klewin & special guests

The Evil Usses @ The Golden Lion

Jazzy, Post Rock, Pop

Twomanting Album Launch! @ Blue Lagoon

TwoManTing launch their new album"Say What? "

Lord Dubs @ The Grain Barge

Reggae + Dub on vinyl

Reggae Society May Session @ Cosies

With Evermoor Sound

FRIDAY 29 MAY

Amanda Palmer @ St George's Bristol

Festival of Ideas

Bathfest 2015 @ Bath Racecourse, Ba1 9bu

Two-day music festival with 10,000 people!

Degrees Of Error @ Bristol Improv Theatre

Improvised murder mystery comedy

Roaring 20's Fundraiser @ Trinity Arts Centre Bs2

Fundraiser in aid of Action Medical Research

William Shatner Night! @ The Cube

Double-bill of 70s Shatner mayhem!

Charlie Sloth's Safari Tour @ Pryzm, Bristol

The best looking fat guy in the world

Cymbient + Martin Callingham @ The Grain Barge

Psych-Folk

Dallahan - @ The Canteen

In less than two years Dallahan have muscled the

Fannys Meadow @ The Meadow Nr Martock

Original independent live music festival

Featherweight Soul Party @ Roll For The Soul

Robin Mitchell's featherweight soul

Frathouse - Scumbugs (nor) @ Stag & Hounds

The Scumbugs (norway) & Los Savages

Funkinsteins Album Launch @ Louisiana

Launch of awesome new album My Pain Your Gain

Isolde, Julia, String Project @ Cafe Kino

Original unique live music from Bristol & Oxford

Kevin Figes Quartet @ The Be-bop Club

Modern jazz saxophonist

King Tuts Revenge @ Mr Wolfs

+ The Bohemian Embassy + DJ Vallee

On The Edge @ Tunnels Club

Soul/Motown/R n B

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Bootlegger

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

The Destroyers @ Fiddlers

Balkan, Ska, Swing and more!

The Dictators @ The Fleece

+ The Sick Livers

The Popes Of Chillitown @ The Golden Lion

Ska/Dub/Punk from London based festival darlings

The Rumblestrutters @ The Kingsdown Wine Vaults

Eel-good blues, jazz and ragtime

Butterz: Kano @ Thekla

Butterz Presents: Kano + Elijah & Skilliam

Community Payback @ Black Swan, Bristol. Bs5

The Summer Showdown

Cubana @ Lakota

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (T.E.E.D)

Frontin'/lord Dubs @ The Big Chill Bar

End of month bashment

Hard Vs House @ The 4th Floor

Bristol's underground experience

Intolerance Ultraviolet @ Timbuk2

Deep House / Hardcore & More - In Uv!!

Soul Shakin' With Ben Summers @ The Gallimaufry

Northern Soul OG 7" vinyl

Xprs W/ Sleeper, Karma, Gemmy @ The Exchange

A night of the original dubstep and grime sound.

SATURDAY 30 MAY

Live Musical Comedy @ The Cube

Live Musical Comedy + Little Shop Of Horrors

Max Harrison Duo @ The Vittoria

Max Harrison Duo

Parisian Patisserie @ Little Kitchen

Spend a relaxing afternoon making French treats

Angel Up Front @ Molloys

Angel Up Front at Molloys

Bloco Dos Sujos @ No1 The Harbourside

A night of hot, hard and heavy samba

Bloco Dos Sujos - @ No.1 Harbourside

Bloco Dos Sujos - How can you top a 16-piece sam

Desperate Journalist @ The Stag & Hounds

Plus Towers & Rozelle

Graeme Moncrieff @ Cotham Porter Stores

Live Solo Acoustic

Mango Factory @ Mr Wolfs

+ Shambolique + Tear it up with Benjamin Michael

Mod Night Ft The Small Fakers @ The Fleece

+ Ready Steady Who + The Kinda Kinks

On The Edge/in A Jiffy/bristol @ Port Of Bristol Authority

Soul/Rock and Samba

On The Fringe @ The Bristol Fringe

Art exhibition, painting and live music

The Rin Tins @ The Golden Lion

Folk-Fuelled, Gypsy Jivers.

45 Live - Brad Baloo (nextmen) @ The Big Chill Bar

Boca 45 welcomes Brad Baloo to the Big Chill

Basti Ram Fundraiser @ Kuumba Center

Cheeky Gypsy Party music! Balkan/Ska/Swing/Dub

Binary Vision: The Day Party @ Blue Mountain Rooftop

SpectraSoul, Ivy Lab, Utah Jazz, Shenk

DJ Skint 06 @ The Gallimaufry

100% phonographic funk

Fat Lip 2nd Birthday Party! @ The Lanes Bristol

Fat Lip Brings The Party To The Lanes Every Last

Lotion ~ Bristol @ Projekt, 14-16 Baldwin St

Official Deep, Funky & Tech house

Subsist #005: Lamont @ Take 5 Cafe

Subsist Ft. Lamont, Scruloose & Arma

Subsist #005: Lamont @ Take 5 Cafe

Subsist Ft: Lamont, Scruloose and Arma

Wonka-vision Vs The Asbo Disco @ Old Crown Courts

So Solid Crew / The Bug / Uncle Dugs + more

SUNDAY 31 MAY

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 3:30pm - Returns 7:00pm

Chameleonsvox @ The Fleece

+ Rhombus + Greenhaus

Espresso! @ The Tobacco Factory

Latin jazz from 8pm

The Loose Wheels 5pm @ The Eldon House Bs81bt

Foot-tapping acoustic Bluegrass, Blues & Country

MONDAY 1 JUNE

Canteen Hip Hop Session @ The Canteen

- Guest MCs and musicians join the rhythm section

Ita O'donnell @ St Stephen's Church

Singer songwriter

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

Open Mic Night @ The Fleece

The mother of all open mic nights!

TUESDAY 2 JUNE

Left Bank Language Exchange @ Leftbank

Practice a new language with friends.

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Folk and its quirky offspring, hosted by Nuala

Twelve Months Of Summer - @ The Canteen

Monthly showcase of the best acts from the acoust

WEDNESDAY 3 JUNE

Live Comedy: Dane Baptiste @ The Greenbank

Dane Baptiste, Spencer Jones and more!

Lou Griffiths @ Castlemead, Bristol

Light In The Lens Is A Touring Photo Exhibition

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Heritage Blues Orchestra @ St George's

8pm

Left Bank Open Mike @ Leftbank

Come and share your talent with us.

Schmoozenbergs - @ No.1 Harbourside

They get their music from gypsy campfires and Par

Tangle Club - @ The Canteen

The haunting music of Nuevo Tango has inspired ma

THURSDAY 4 JUNE

Best Of Street Food @ Little Kitchen

Make the best Mexican street food!

Hot Tub Cinema @ Paintworks Event Space

Hot Tub Time Machine

Scratch The Attic Improv Comed @ The Yard

Improv Comedy wonders out of new guest monologist

Black Rainbows/old Man Lizard @ The Stag And Hounds

Black Rainbows / Old Man Lizard / Support (tba)

James Morton Presents @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Jam Band / Every Thursday / Free Entry / 8pm-1am

Rackhouse Pilfer - @ The Canteen

Head out to sea from Ireland and the next place y

Watermelon Jam @ Rafa Club Westbury

Great American Songbook

Will Edmunds - @ No.1 Harbourside

Hard-grooving blues and funk singer/guitarist Wil

Bristol Su Summer Party @ Old Crown Courts

Celebrate the end of the year with us.

Zed Bias Presents: "boss" Live @ Lakota

Zed Bias, Phaeleh(2hr set), Chunky, Sly-One ++

FRIDAY 5 JUNE

Blackwolf - Headline Show @ Exchange

BlackWolf Home Headline Show

Blackwolf Live @ The Exchange

Blackwolf + Wreckage Of Society + Empire Of Fools

Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra @ The Fleece

Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra + No Go Stop

Henry Green @ The Grain Barge

EP Launch

Live At The Laundrette @ @thewell

Legendary monthly music night...in a laundrette

Lume On Tour Double Bill @ The Be-bop Club

Two great jazz groups from London

Overproof! Tropical Party @ The Plough, Easton

Tropical sounds from planet Earth

Poor Old Dogs - @ No.1 Harbourside

They call it'folk music to stomp to', the kind o

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The King Billy, Warmley

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

The Rin Tins - @ The Canteen

Gypsy rockabilly folk-jazz intended to keep you d

The Tune Factory Presents @ The Mothers Ruin

W/ The Montgomerys - Thin Wire Fence

0 Psyched X The Blast @ Lakota

DJ Hype & Ic3 The Heatwave D Double E Chimpo & Tr

Bass Kitchen Presents Colombo @ Timbuk2

Colombo, Breaks Legend, Bristol Debut

Edible @ Marble Factory

Eats Everything & Adam Beyer

Five Dollar Shake: Slynk @ Projekt

Bring Slynk To Town. Bristols Finest In Breaks!

Nova Presents Deep N Dirty @ Blue Mountain

Deep house and bass house from 10 till 4

Room 237 Presents @ The Island

Helena Hauff / Alex Smoke / Black Amiga

The Blast Present Experience @ Lakota

The Blast & Psyched present Experience

Tun Up! @ The Big Chill (bristol)

Tropical / Dancehall / Soca / Jamaican Bass

SATURDAY 6 JUNE

Belle @ The Vittoria

Belle

Pigpen Cinema @ The Greenbank

12pm-6pm, cycling films, Bristol Cycle Festival

Austeros + Happy Accidents @ Hydra Bookshop

Diy Punk! Donations Entry!

Big Boss Man - @ The Canteen

Hard and fast rhythm merchants from London. Big B

Iran Iran Ep Launch @ Stag And Hounds

Iran Iran'Milk Time For Spiders' EP Launch

James Morton - @ No.1 Harbourside

Adding modern jazz class to whatever he chooses,

Talking Heads Night @ Southbank Club

Europes Finest Talking Heads Tribute!

Talking Heads Night @ Southbank Club

Europe's premiere Talking Heads Tribute Act

Talking Heads Tribute Nigh @ Southbank Club

Talking Heads Night

Trouble No More @ Horfield Con Club

Best Of Blues

Wally Binghams Bogtrotters @ Seamus O'donnels

Irish sing along stuff

Apex Summer Party @ Motion

Apex Summer Party w/ Hot Since 82, Justin Martin

Go Go Children @ Fiddlers

60's Funk, RnB, Northern Soul

Parallel Dimensions 1st Bday @ Lakota

Surprises Lie Around Every Corner

Ruffnek Diskotek @ Cosies

Soca, dancehall & rave

SUNDAY 7 JUNE

Hot Tub Cinema : Mean Girls @ Paintworks Event Space

Mean Girls

Sharp Teeth Presents @ The Arts House

A Night of Storytelling, Theatre and Poetry

Al Fresco Trio - @ The Canteen

Another quirky offshoot from the sizzling musica

Delta Sleep (uk Album Tour) @ Stag And Hounds

Memory Of Elephants - Leg

Music And Art @ The Royal West Of England

A concert of music and art

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Golden Lion Fishponds

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

MONDAY 8 JUNE

Hot Tub Cinema : Labyrinth @ Paintworks Event Space

Labyrinth

Canteen Jazz Sesssion - @ The Canteen

An open jazz jam session for seasoned players to

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnake @ The Fleece

+ Milk Teeth + Loom

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

TUESDAY 9 JUNE

Left Bank Language Exchange @ Leftbank

Practice a new language with friends.

Rik Mayall Tribute Night @ The Fleece

100% of proceed to Headway Brain Injury Charity

Ali George - @ The Canteen

With a rounded voice reminiscent of Yusuf Islam b

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Folk and its quirky offspring, hosted by Nuala

WEDNESDAY 10 JUNE

Improv Scratch Night @ Bristol Improv Theatre

Improv theatre new work and scratch performance

Peter Singer @ St George's

Festival of Ideas

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Harry Harding - @ No.1 Harbourside

Multi-instrumental talents seem to come easy to s

Kevin Figes Quartet - @ The Canteen

One of the regions best combos, led by saxman (an

Left Bank Open Mike @ Leftbank

Come and share your talent with us.

Mac Sabbath @ The Fleece

Hilarious MacDonalds themed Black Sabbath tribute

Nick Dover's Fault Lines @ The Mall Pub Clifton

Nick Dover's excellent new quartet

Outblinker + More @ Twos Company

Outblinker (Glasgow), Olanza, Motes, Y CVn

THURSDAY 11 JUNE

Bridget St John @ St George's

& Michael Chap

Imperial Leisure @ The Canteen

Cheeky chappy ska-pop vocals and big, big beats

James Morton Presents @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Jam Band / Every Thursday / Free Entry / 8pm-1am

Len Aruliah Duo - @ No.1 Harbourside

You can hear a world of influences in Canadian sa

Waxahatchee @ The Fleece

+ Pinkwash

FRIDAY 12 JUNE

What The Frock: Birthday Gig @ Bristol Improv Theatre

What the Frock Birthday Gig & Book Launch

Afro Cluster - @ The Canteen

They so loved that funk, Afrobeat and hip-hop tha

Brass Junkies - @ No.1 Harbourside

The Brass Junkies are a dynamic 8 piece brass ban

The June Brides @ The Thunderbolt

Indie pop darlings, The June Brides

The Rinky Dinks @ The Fleece

+ The Wires + Worry Dolls

The Session @ The Be-bop Club

Modern jazz from New Orleans

Dtym X Amour Ami @ The Retreat, Old Market

Fundraiser for Pride Festival

Thelem + Sleeper @ Format @ Timbuk2

Bristol's monthly dusbtep night

Ultimate Power @ The Fleece

Power ballads all night long!

SATURDAY 13 JUNE

80 Miles Around The West @ Bristol To Devizes

Sponsored cycle ride challenge

Dig For Victory Show @ N- Somerset Show Ground

1940's festival

Morgan And Knapp @ The Vittoria

Morgan & Knapp

The Copper Feel Cabaret @ Bristol County Sportsclub

Elegant Burlesque and Curious Cabaret

Urbfest 2015 @ Lakota Complex

Mini Festival In The Heart Of Bristol

Diamond Dogz @ The Fleece

A tribute to glam rock and early David Bowie

Kick In The Crotchet @ Fiddlers

Kicking pop music right where it hurts!

Soul Ingredients - @ No.1 Harbourside

This powerful gang of seven packs a big band punc

The Railsplitters - Bluegrass @ Exchange

Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow - Folk

Wormwood Ft. Extralove - @ The Canteen

Big band, big fun, big riddims the 10-headed E

Run X Shogun Audio @ Motion

Friction / Zinc / Icicle / Rockwell / Coki / Kahn

Shapes Open Air Party @ Riverside Youth Project

A party outside in a basketball court

SUNDAY 14 JUNE

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 3:15pm - Return 6:45pm

Dr. Sketchy's Wam Bam Glam @ The Sportsman Bristol

Life Drawing with a difference

Firefly Burning - @ The Canteen

This lot of acoustic Londoners take an amused lo

Milonga With Tango Con Fuoco @ No.1 Harbourside

Milonga with Tango Con Fuoco and Tango Note (6pm

Tellison + Alimony Hustle @ The Louisiana

Tellison + Alimony Hustle + Special guests

Trio Brasil @ Hen & Chicken, North St

Re-interpreting familiar Brazilian tunes

MONDAY 15 JUNE

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

Slimline Henry Blues Session - @ The Canteen

When harmonica guru Henry'Slimline' Slim blows t

Casa Del Vibe - Jon Rust (3hr @ Exchange

Top selector Jon Rust plays 3 hours for us

TUESDAY 16 JUNE

Left Bank Language Exchange @ Leftbank

Practice a new language with friends.

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Folk and its quirky offspring, hosted by Nuala

Lukas Drinkwater - @ The Canteen

Exeter-based singer-songwriter Lukas Drinkwater

WEDNESDAY 17 JUNE

The Importance Of Being Earnes @ The Island, Bs1 2le

Spp Presents'the Importance Of Being Earnest'

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Diy Punk: The Overjoyed (gr) @ Roll For The Soul

+Triple Sundae, Pembleton, Viva Zapata

Grain Barge Presents: @ Grain Barge

Live Homegrown Trip-hop + Support

Greg Cordez & Sam Crockatt Ban @ The Canteen

Greg Cordez & Sam Crockatt Band - One of Bristol'

Kevin Figes Quartet @ The Mall Pub Clifton

Brilliant contemporary jazz quartet

Left Bank Open Mike @ Leftbank

Come and share your talent with us.

Lew Clark - @ No.1 Harbourside

Bristolian singer-songwriter Lew Clark's voice wa

Mothers - Stilts @ Stag And Hounds

W/ An Arcane Dispute

THURSDAY 18 JUNE

James Morton Presents @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Jam Band / Every Thursday / Free Entry / 8pm-1am

Marie Lister & James Ladd - @ No.1 Harbourside

Duval Project vocalist Marie Lister somehow catch

The Slimline Shufflers @ The Coronation Tap

New Orleans RnB

Wasabi - @ The Canteen

Wasabi - Take a classic funk base and spice it up

FRIDAY 19 JUNE

Play Club @ Start The Bus

Play Dance Make Listen

Jimmy Goodrich - @ No.1 Harbourside

Classic country rock and classy soulful vocals ar

Love Buzzard - Reggie Satannas @ Stag And Hounds

W/ The Karma Repair Kit - Melt Dunes

Ska Night! // Baggy Trousers @ Fiddlers

Madness Tribute

Tamu Massif Ep Launch @ The Louisiana

Chiverin launch hotly tipped Bristol band..

The Midsummer Ball @ Kings Weston House

Extraordinary dress up ball in luxurious venue

White Lilac @ Bridgwater Arts Centre

An alternative night of female fueled music

World Government - @ The Canteen

World Government - Fearless improvising collectiv

Never On Sunday @ Bristol Volksfest

Soul, Ska, Motown, Live Music from Blak Flamz

SATURDAY 20 JUNE

Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Cafe @ Fiddlers

Live Salsa music!

Rick Buckler (the Jam) Matinee @ The Fleece

Former Jam drummer book launch & Q&A session

Scribble & Scratch - @ The Canteen

The return of our favourite Art Attack, where the

The Jam Drc + London Calling @ The Fleece

The Jam & The Clash. 2 tributes 4 the price of 1!

Casa Del Vibe - Jay L (3 Hrs) @ Exchange

Our next monthly session with Jay L

Free Rave Summer Special Pt. 1 @ Motion

Free Rave - Ft Rat Pack and Many More

SUNDAY 21 JUNE

Andrew O'neill @ Bristol Bierkeller

Andrew O'Neill's History of Heavy Metal

Emily Wright & The Royals @ No.1 Harbourside

Swing Night with Emily Wright & The Royals and Sw

History Of Heavy Metal @ Bierkeller

Andrew O'Neill's History of Heavy Metal

MONDAY 22 JUNE

Dead Rider, Whitebelt, Y Cvn @ Exchange

Dead Rider from Chicago (US Maple/Cheer Accident)

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

TUESDAY 23 JUNE

Left Bank Language Exchange @ Leftbank

Practice a new language with friends.

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Folk and its quirky offspring, hosted by Nuala

The Ramona Flowers @ The Fleece

Special Free Entry Glastonbury Warm Up

WEDNESDAY 24 JUNE

Improv Jam Night @ Bristol Improv Theatre

Improv comedy jam night and social!

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Left Bank Open Mike @ Leftbank

Come and share your talent with us.

Moscow Drug Club @ The Mall Pub Clifton

Skilled entertainers and exceptional musicians

Saskia Maxwell & James Paton - @ No.1 Harbourside

Young Cornish singer-songwriter Saskia Maxwell jo

THURSDAY 25 JUNE

Doomtree @ The Fleece

Indie hip hop collective from Minneapolis

James Morton Presents @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Jam Band / Every Thursday / Free Entry / 8pm-1am

Tangle Club - @ No.1 Harbourside

The haunting music of Nuevo Tango has inspired m

FRIDAY 26 JUNE

The Free Association @ Bristol Improv Theatre

Improvised Theatre Show

Anti Nowhere League @ The Fleece

Classic original punk rock

SATURDAY 27 JUNE

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 1:00pm - Returns 4.20pm

Free Association Workshop @ Bristol Improv Theatre

Improv Theatre & Comedy Full Day Workshop

Jocasta @ The Vittoria

Jocasta

World Naked Bike Ride 2015 @ The Full Moon

Celebrate bikes and bodies, protest car culture!

Bristol Chamber Orchestra @ Frenchay Parish Church

Classical Music for a Summer Evening

Roots Revival Show Case @ Malcolm X Centre

Sound System Culture: Bristol' exhibition celebra

SUNDAY 28 JUNE

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 1.50pm - Returns 5.20pm

Eyehategod @ The Fleece

+ Baron Greenback + Husk

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ Eldon House, Clifton

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

Voices In The Woods @ Leigh Woods

An atmospheric choral concert in Leigh Woods

MONDAY 29 JUNE

Fringefreemusic @ The Bristol Fringe

Free improv nu jazz

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

Ron Sexsmith @ St George's

7.30pm

Sinkane / Bad Sounds @ The Louisiana

Final Chiverin Showcase before Summer.

TUESDAY 30 JUNE

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Folk and its quirky offspring, hosted by Nuala

WEDNESDAY 1 JULY

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Left Bank Open Mike @ Leftbank

Come and share your talent with us.

Left Bank Open Mike @ Leftbank

Come and share your talent with us.

THURSDAY 2 JULY

Scratch The Attic Impro Comedy @ The Yard

Comedy wonders based on a new guest speaker

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Jam Band / Every Thursday / Free Entry / 8pm-1am

FRIDAY 3 JULY

Break Stuff @ The Fleece

A night of nu-metal nostalgia

SATURDAY 4 JULY

Photography And Awareness @ Hamilton House, Bristol

Workshop exploring Awareness in Photography

Saint-saens Organ Symphony @ St Mary Redcliffe Church

Bristol Concert Orchestra: Saint-Saens Organ Symp

Umbro Boys Present #cookout @ 1775

An Independence Day Celebration

WEDNESDAY 8 JULY

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

What The Frock: Fringe Preview @ Bristol Improv Theatre

What the Frock Ed Fringe Stand-up Previews!

THURSDAY 9 JULY

What The Frock: Fringe Preview @ Bristol Improv Theatre

What the Frock Ed Fringe Stand-up Previews

FRIDAY 10 JULY

Thru The Blak Gait @ Frome

A one night outdoors art show

What The Frock: Fringe Preview @ Bristol Improv Theatre

What the Frock Ed Fringe Stand-up Previews

SATURDAY 11 JULY

What The Frock: Fringe Preview @ Bristol Improv Theatre

What the Frock Ed Fringe Stand-up Previews

Bristol Americana Weekend Sat @ St George's

Larkin Poe / Police Dog Hogan

Mugstar @ The Cube Cinema

Psychedelic Rock to wash your brains to

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ Fire Engine, Redfield

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

Hospitality Bbq Bristol @ Motion Bristol

London Elektricity / Fred V & Grafix / Etherwood

SUNDAY 12 JULY

Avon Gorge Crusie @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 1.50pm - Returns 5.15pm

Bristol Americana Weekend Sun @ St George's

Mud Morganfield / The Coal Porters

WEDNESDAY 15 JULY

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

FRIDAY 17 JULY

Free Rave Summer Special Pt. 2 @ Motion

Free Rave Summer Special Pt. 2 - Ft Aphrodite

SATURDAY 18 JULY

Old Reds Music Festival @ Old Redcliffians Rfc

Old Reds Music Festival

WEDNESDAY 22 JULY

Improv Jam Night @ Bristol Improv Theatre

Improv Jam Night & Social - All Welcome!

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

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Headfirst is a fresh look at the whats on website. Using local knowledge and working with the promoters and venues, we can to make Headfirst Bristol something special. This website should contain all the events for what's on in May 2015 in Bristol. Many music listings websites fall short becuase they try cover too many cities with too little content. Because Headfirst is purely about Bristol's music scene and no other, hopefully Headfirst will succeed where so many others have failed. Since it's humble beginnings in 2008, Headfirst now has thousands of visitors every single day.

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Headfirst has been created to promote quality live music and club listings in Bristol. Bristol's venues, club promoters, bands and djs all use Headfirst to promote their club events and live music across the web.
The most recent music events to be added to our complete Bristol whats on guide were Casa Del Vibe - Jay L (3 Hrs) at Exchange and Open Jam Session at The Arts House, both added within the last few hours.

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Besides local knowledge, the key to how Headfirst works is cutting edge web-technology. Built by a web consultant in his free time, Headfirst will stay up-to-date with the services Bristol bands and djs actually want to use. Headfirst integrates the awesome SoundCloud and Mixcloud music services (and YouTube videos) into its whats on information. Now when you're looking at the live music in Bristol guide, you can hear the bands before you decide to see them.

What kind of Bristol events can be added to Headfirst?

Headfirst is about music. I'd like to see all gig and club listings for Bristol on the website. I encourage people to add any public events they think would be of interest to Headfirst users. That said I don't want to see bristol whats on info like like "curry and a pint night" ! The last club night added to Headfirst was Community Payback at Black Swan, Bristol. Bs5.

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