All Bristol's What's on Listings...

WEDNESDAY 5 AUGUST

Campanology- The Ringing Of @ Redcliffe Control Bridge

Week long installation at the control bridge

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Bristol Sessions @ The Golden Lion

Soul / R&B Jam Night.

John Pratt Trio @ The Canteen

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

Lmp: Three Step Manoeuvre @ The Steam Crane

Living Music Presents: Three Step Manoeuvre

Mary Spender @ No.1 Harbourside

She's a cut above your average singer/songwriter

Mick Thomas + Phil" Swill" @ The Thunderbolt

Odgers (the Men They Couldnt Hang)

Mike Wiley @ Number 51

'til Late

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

Queensryche + Death Angel @ The Marble Factory

Late'80s Pioneers of Progressive Metal

Slim's Pickings #9 @ The Gallimaufry

The Rumblestrutters

The Decoy - Lesser Known Chara @ Stag And Hounds

Esser Known Character - Tie Fighter Pilots

Hold Tight: Revinyl Sessions # @ Start The Bus

An evening of pure vinyl goodness

THURSDAY 6 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 9:00am - Returns 12:30pm

Cider Festival @ The Portcullis

25 ciders, perries, food & balloons!

Circe's Diner @ The Grain Barge

+ Support

Delta Bombers @ The Tunnels

Las Vegas Rock n Roll ... The Delta Bombers

Eat Your Greens @ Number 51

'til Late

Explosive Nzakomba @ The Canteen

Fans of African dance music will remember the nam

James Graham & Tom Fryer @ No.1 Harbourside

There's a left field Americana thing going on her

James Morton @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Jstar + Spikey T @ Mr Wolfs

Live DJ Set

Kirk Brandon @ The Thunderbolt

Kirk returns for an exclusive acoustic set.

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Funk and Soul Jam every Thursday! 8PM - 1AM

Lewis Clark @ Jersey Lily

Live Acoustic Sessions

The Crisis Project @ The Louisiana

The Crisis Project & Barnaby Carter at the Louie

The G Street Sleepers @ The Golden Lion

Rnb, Boogie & Soul

Green Guava Jelly @ The Mothers' Ruin

StrictlyVinyl.R&B-Rocksteady-Ska-Soul-Punk

FRIDAY 7 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 9:45am - Returns 1:15pm

15th Bristol Cider Festival @ Brunel's Old Station

A night of real cider and West Country music!

Baila La Cumbia @ The Canteen

Up beat Latin-meets-ska collective with members d

Emma Harris Soul Sessions @ Plantation

Soulful Jazzy Vibes

Explosive Nzakomba @ No.1 Harbourside

Fans of African dance music will remember the na

Frathouse Present The Kaams @ Stag & Hounds

The Kaams (italy) Plus Joe James & The Pariahs

Live Music From Razzomo @ Number 51

+ Papa Moomin

Locomotives @ Mr Wolfs

+ The Paradimes + Mako & the Hawk + Rat-a-tat-tat

Victoria Klewin & The Trutones @ The Golden Lion

Vocally Driven Soul, Jazz & Blues

Jason Laidback @ Bass Kitchen @ Timbuk2

Bass Kitchen presents Jason Laidback 7 Aug Tb2

Run @ Motion

Bristol's premier Drum'n' Bass night

Run Summer Special Pt I @ Motion

First of 2 very special summers events.

Soul Shakin' @ The Gallimaufry

Northern Soul 7" vinyl

Tun Up! @ Big Chill Bristol

Tropical / Dancehall / Soca / Jamaican Bass etc

SATURDAY 8 AUGUST

15th Bristol Cider Festival @ Brunel's Old Station

A night of real cider and West Country music!

Alice Wild @ Rose Of Denmark

Amazing Singer, Not To Miss!

Angel Up Front - Jolly Cobler @ Jolly Cobler

Angel Up Front at the Jolly Cobler

Forestears @ No.1 Harbourside

Brighton's claiming them but Bristol proudly says

Forro Bristol Party @ Leftbank

Forro Bristol Party @ Leftbank 8th Aug 9pm - 2am

In House @ Projekt

In House presents Balloon fiesta after party

Lee Mccrory & Eddie Denny 5pm @ The Eldon House Bs81bt

Whiskey smoked vocals & beautiful harmonies

Live Music From The Night Jar @ Number 51

+ Chow

Mestizo Blues Collective @ The Bootlegger

Hot, spicy rhythm and blues

The Ooh Mao Maos / Disco Sux @ The Golden Lion

Garage rock inspired punk.

The Sweetchunks Band @ Mr Wolfs

+ The Alley-Cat Kings + DJ Vallee

Troy Ellis & The Hail Jamaica @ Plantation

Reggae

Wormfood Ft. Terra Viva @ The Canteen

This acoustic outfit come from London's deep-root

Club Tropicana Rooftop Party @ Blue Mountain

Parallel Dimensions present their Summer Party's

Come Down With Me Day Party 08 @ The Bell

Come Down With Me Day Party 08.08 @ The Bell [fre

DJ Skint 06 @ The Gallimaufry

100% phonographic funk

Eat. Drink. Dance @ Motion

Music, Street Food, Art & Dancing

Mojo/late Nite Natives @ The Big Chill Bar

John and Steve on the Wheels of Steel

Rumpf - Back In Business @ The Crofters Rights

House/Disco/Tech/Nonsense

The Avenue @ Timbuk2

House & Techno

SUNDAY 9 AUGUST

Adam Scriven @ The Tobacco Factory

Multi instrumentalist

Anti Flag @ The Marble Factory

American Punk-rock From Pittsburgh, Usa

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 12:15pm - 3:45pm

Izzy Burns Quartet @ The Canteen

Here's some proper string band music from one of

Milonga With Tango Con Fuoco A @ No.1 Harbourside

Tango Con Fuoco will transport you to the backstr

The Redhillbillies @ The Fleece And Firkin

Headline Act start at 10.30pm

Tony Randall Phillips Latin 4 @ Old Fish Market 7pm

Latin Jazz Quartet

Velvet Sundays With Organ3man @ The Square Club

Jazz, Board Games and Roasts

DJ Sleazy Harry @ The Gallimaufry

Charity Shop Pic N Mix

Sureskank - Jahbeque @ Mr Wolfs

Bbq, Roots & Dancehall

MONDAY 10 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruises @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 1:30pm - Returns 5:00pm

Big Fat Music Quiz @ The Golden Lion

All About The Music!!! Cash Prizes!!

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

Canteen Hip Hop Session @ The Canteen

Guest MCs and musicians join the rhythm section o

TUESDAY 11 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departing: 2:30pm - Returns 6:00pm

Anonymous Sound @ Number 51

'til Late

Chiyoda Ku - Leg- Chokobo @ Stag And Hounds

Free entry Math!

Cryptopsy + Psycroptic + Necro @ Bristol Bierkeller

Extreme Technical Death Metal

Introducing @ The Gallimaufry

Dom Strutton, Rob Jackson & Will Hardiman

Language Exchange @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

Practice a foreign language with friends / 8pm

Less Than Jake @ The Marble Factory

The Kings of Ska Punk (Arguably)

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Acoustic and Folk and all of its quirky offspring

My Baby @ The Canteen

Sleazed-up swamp blues from Holland: think Alabam

Open Mic @ Grain Barge

Cosy space, friendly host, all styles welcome!

Soap @ Mr Wolfs

+ Tori Reed + Plus Our Resident DJs

WEDNESDAY 12 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

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

Open Stage @ The Bristol Fringe

Comedy, music and poetry

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Wild Tour Of The Avon Gorge @ The Avon Gorge

Wild tour of The Avon Gorge (East) caves

Ben Jordan @ No.1 Harbourside

If you're ever down in Cornwall and catch the sou

Calamity Poets @ The Louisiana

Folk/ska/gypsy/funk/blues/dub music!

DJ Lawi @ Number 51

'til Late

Open Mic @ The Golden Lion

Hosted by Al Green (Beyond Rivers)

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

Slim's Pickings #10 @ The Gallimaufry

Those Damn Kirris Shufflers

Tlp Acoustic @ The Canteen

Taking the guitar keys and phenomenal harmony vo

Unofficial Boomtown Pre-party! @ Crofters Rights

Souldja(Austria)+Mr Tea+Minions+Bucucrasu+More!!!

THURSDAY 13 AUGUST

Durdham Downs Wild Food Walk @ Durdham Downs

A wander around foraging for wild food

Ben Phillips @ No.1 Harbourside

Jazz pianist Ben Phillips tinkles them ivories tr

James Morton With The Rawness @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Krasa @ The Canteen

Three multi-instrumental folksters from Devon who

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Funk and Soul Jam every Thursday! 8PM - 1AM

Sebastian Hawley @ Jersey Lily

Live Acoustic Sessions

The Floating Bridges @ Mr Wolfs

+ Sean Heath + Anonymous Sound + DJ Alfie

The Harlem Rhythm Cats @ The Golden Lion

Boogie Woogie & Blues. Classic 40's & 50's

The Night Bus @ Number 51

With The Bus Conductor

A Level Results Frat Party @ The Syndicate

Hosted by Geordie Shore - American Frat party

FRIDAY 14 AUGUST

Aswad @ The Marble Factory

Long standing Legends of British Reggae

Batch Gueye Band @ Plantation

Senegalese Music

Calamity Poets @ The Boater (bath)

Ska/folk/blues/gypsy/funk

Crime @ The Louisiana

+ Y Cvn + Special Guests

Himmerland @ The Canteen

We don't get many Danish folk bands at Canteen,

Husky Tones Blues Band @ Bristol Bootlegger

Soulful, heartfelt blues

Live Music From Sam Evans @ Number 51

+ Barlow

Notorious Bs3 @ Mr Wolfs

+ Gecko (Solo) + DJ Alfie

Session One @ No.1 Harbourside

It's funky party time whenever Session One hit th

The Montgomerys @ The Golden Lion

Country Rock N Roll In Your Face!!!

The Stranglers @ Nt Tyntesfield

The punk legends return, at Tyntesfield.

The Underdog: Semi Final 1 @ The Thunderbolt

The Underdog Is A New Battle Of The Bands Compet

Bedmo Disco/rockit Science @ The Big Chill Bar

Bedminster's finest plate-spinners

Est Vs The Gumbo Show @ The Plough Inn Easton

A darn good night out!!!

Format Residents Night @ Timbuk2

Dubstep in one room, drum n bass in the next

Soul Shakin' @ The Gallimaufry

Northern Soul 7" vinyl

SATURDAY 15 AUGUST

Okey Dokey It's Karaoke! @ The Eldon House Bs81bt

Karaoke!!!

Aji Pa Ti @ The Canteen

This lot of'tropical folksters' give you contemp

Celestine @ No.1 Harbourside

Vocal diva Celestine brings a classic gospel/soul

DJ Alfie @ Number 51

'til Late

Flowerpot - Kitchen Punk - Nud @ Stag And Hounds

Udybronque - The New Lights - Thunder On The Left

Iron & Oak 5pm @ The Eldon House Bs81bt

Talented Americana Folk Duo

Le Bon Temps Playboys @ The Golden Lion

Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Rock!!

Rockabella Rhythm & Blues Club @ Beckington Hall Ba11 6tg

Innes Sibun Band and Bob Bowles

Seth Lakeman @ Nt Tyntesfield

Seth Lakeman heads to Tyntesfield

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Bootlegger

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

The Open Secrets @ Rose Of Denmark

Amazing Americana!

The Underdog: Semi Final 2 @ The Thunderbolt

The Underdog

DJ Skint 06 @ The Gallimaufry

100% phonographic funk

Mid Summer Fiesta @ Nova

Mid Summer Fiesta

Sip The Juice @ The Big Chill Bar

W/ 90s RnB Special in the Study

SUNDAY 16 AUGUST

David 9 Lunas @ Cafe Des Amies

Singer songwriter

Fundraiser For Bill @ Bristol Bierkeller

Metallica Reloaded Acoustic fundraiser,

Schmoozenbergs @ The Tobacco Factory

Gypsy Swing from 8pm

Solana @ The Canteen

The pan-European quintet Solana take tunes and id

Zolle - Britney - Baphomets @ The Mothers Ruin

Heavy riffage!!!

DJ Sleazy Harry @ The Gallimaufry

Charity Shop Pic N Mix

MONDAY 17 AUGUST

Big Fat Music Quiz @ The Golden Lion

All About The Music!!! Cash Prizes!!

Milk @ The Halo

Gold Top Poetry for the Masses.

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

Canteen Jazz Session @ The Canteen

An open jazz jam session for seasoned players to

TUESDAY 18 AUGUST

Jack Watts @ The Gallimaufry

Huge new talent

Language Exchange @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

Practice a foreign language with friends / 8pm

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Acoustic and Folk and all of its quirky offspring

Mary Spender @ The Canteen

She's a cut above your average singer/songwriter

Mike Dennis @ Mr Wolf's

The rapping violinist

Mike Dennis @ Mr Wolfs

+ Ella Sutton + Rockit Science

Miss Radida @ Number 51

'til Late

Open Mic @ Grain Barge

Cosy space, friendly host, all styles welcome!

WEDNESDAY 19 AUGUST

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Bristol Sessions @ The Golden Lion

Soul / R&B Jam Night.

David 9 Lunas @ The Shakespeare

Singer songwriters showcase

James Morton Soul Jazz Club @ The Square Club

Sax King's Jazz residency

Meakin @ Number 51

'til late

Molly King & George Cooper @ No.1 Harbourside

The swinging vocals of Molly Miranda King combine

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

Slim's Pickings #11 @ The Gallimaufry

Bucucrasu

Underscore Orchestra @ The Canteen

Half Australian, half American and wholly enterta

THURSDAY 20 AUGUST

Ben Sayey & Henry Slim @ Jersey Lily

Live Music Sessions

Cazal @ No.1 Harbourside

Take contemporary folk and blues merged into soul

DJ Adski @ Number 51

'til late

James Morton @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Krak Krak - Cavalli - Gloo @ Stag And Hounds

Free entry heavy rock

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Funk and Soul Jam every Thursday! 8PM - 1AM

Open Mic @ Bar 135

Open Mic Night

Syd Arthur @ Exchange

Syd Arthur @ Exchange, Bristol

The Long Pours @ The Grain Barge

+ Supports

Western Skyline @ The Canteen

Here's a chance to give your'Yee hah!' a bit of

Coco:lab - Coconut X Tec:ho @ The Love Inn

The Nepal Fundraiser

Green Guava Jelly @ The Mothers' Ruin

StrictlyVinyl.R&B-Rocksteady-Ska-Soul-Punk

FRIDAY 21 AUGUST

Cannoli & Gun: Aladdin @ Falafel King, Cotham Hill

Film and food, from Cannoli & Gun

Boy Le Monti @ No.1 Harbourside

It's Friday and what else would it be but Ska tim

Forestears @ Mr Wolfs

+ The AK-Poets + Big Chief Weird Bird

Ilu Axe @ Plantation

Brazilian Bloco Carnival Drumming

John E Vistic @ The Thunderbolt

John E Vistic

Live Music From Big Joe Bone @ Number 51

+ Boom Slang

Marc O' Reilly @ The Golden Lion

Irish folk/blues troubadour

Stuff @ The Canteen

There's a long story of interesting and intellige

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Royal Naval Volunteer

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

Inform Records Presents: Bache @ Basement 45

Bristol Launch

Soul Shakin' @ The Gallimaufry

Northern Soul 7" vinyl

Temwa Presents... Monsterpiece @ The Big Chill Bar

One of Temwa's classic takeover nights.

SATURDAY 22 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 9:00am - Returns 12:30pm

Aji Pa Ti @ Plantation

Cuban Colombian Folklore

Arrival Sound System @ The Canteen

Soundsystems? We love'em! Live dub bands? Ditto

Cross The River (xtr) 5pm @ The Eldon House Bs81bt

Folk, blues, country and rock

DJ Vallee @ Number 51

'til late

John Fairhurst @ No.1 Harbourside

There's blues in John Fairhurst's head that slips

Lost Eleven @ The Golden Lion

Country Blues

The Connectors -dead Pheasants @ Stag And Hounds

The Marks Cartel - Four Dead Crows

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ Mr Wolfs

+ Big Joe Bone + Rat-a-tat-tat

The Schmoozenbergs @ Rose Of Denmark

Gypsy Jazz!

Words Are Weapons: The Clash @ Snug

Grime clashes & Rap battles - w/ Wordlife

Boca 45 Presents 45 Live @ The Big Chill Bar

Boogie Caf Records in the Study

DJ Skint 06 @ The Gallimaufry

100% phonographic funk

SUNDAY 23 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 9:45am - Returns 1:15pm

Leo James @ The Tobacco Factory

8pm

The Good, The Bad & The Funk @ The Canteen

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

DJ Sleazy Harry @ The Gallimaufry

Charity Shop Pic N Mix

Make Sunday Special @ The Trinity Centre

Join us for Stapleton Road's first Make Sunday Sp

MONDAY 24 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 11:00am - Returns 2:30pm

Big Fat Music Quiz @ The Golden Lion

All About The Music!!! Cash Prizes!!

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

Slimline Henry Blues Session @ The Canteen

When harmonica guru Henry'Slimline' Slim blows t

TUESDAY 25 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 12:30pm - Returns 4:00pm

James Paton @ The Canteen

Well-established Bristol drummer James Paton has

Language Exchange @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

Practice a foreign language with friends / 8pm

Live In The Lions Den @ The Golden Lion

Acoustic and Folk and all of its quirky offspring

Open Mic @ Grain Barge

Cosy space, friendly host, all styles welcome!

Open Mic Special Songwriters @ The Bristol Fringe

Open mic songwriter

Rockit Science @ Number 51

'til late

WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

To Vax Or Not To Vax @ Smoke & Mirrors

An Amble Through Vaccination and Those Who Danger

George Oscar @ Number 51

'til Late

Guy Calhoun @ No.1 Harbourside

Increasingly recognised as one of Bristol's most

Nicholas Dover's Fault Line @ The Canteen

Casting a shrewd eye over the classic jazz repert

Open Mic @ The Golden Lion

Hosted by Al Green (Beyond Rivers)

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

Slim's Pickings #12 @ The Gallimaufry

Good Gravy Trio

THURSDAY 27 AUGUST

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 3:00pm - Returns 6:30pm

Chirimoya @ The Canteen

Showing off the equally great percussion and voca

DJ Lawi @ Number 51

'til late

Flowerpot + The Fizzies @ The Thunderbolt

+ The Trailheads + Wetpainttt

James Morton @ The Gallimaufry

The Groove Den

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Funk and Soul Jam every Thursday! 8PM - 1AM

Lewis Creaven @ Jersey Lily

Live Acoustic Sessions

Ninetree Stumblers @ No.1 Harbourside

If you like your fangling new-style then this su

The Mocking Birds @ The Golden Lion

3 Piece Mod Band from Exeter

The White Feather Collective @ Mr Wolfs

+ Benjamin Michael

Will Mcnicol & Luke Selby @ The Grain Barge

+ Support

Can't Touch This! @ Queen Shilling

A Ladiyfest Bristol Feminist Disco!

FRIDAY 28 AUGUST

Bendingo @ Mr Wolfs

+ Our Resident DJs

Brains In Vats @ The Golden Lion

Brains in Vats with support from Jemima Surrender

Catfish @ No.1 Harbourside

Whenever you get ace guitarists Luke Cawthra and

House Of Commoners @ The Canteen

Last year's debut single Child of the Light was a

Live Music From Hot Pursuit @ Number 51

+ Chow

New Cowboy Builders + More @ Stag And Hounds

A free entry 8 band showcase

Victoria Klewin&the True Tones @ Plantation

Blue Eyed Soul

101% Drum And Bass @ Thekla

101% Drum & Bass // Friday 28 August

Alfresco Disco/ccc @ The Big Chill Bar

Secret Party Specialists

Our House (bristol) @ The Old Stillage,redfield

The Best House Music In Bristol

Soul Shakin' @ The Gallimaufry

Northern Soul 7" vinyl

SATURDAY 29 AUGUST

DJ Andy Evid @ Plantation

DJ

Elliott Hall & Rapunzel @ Number 51

+ Our Resident DJs

Jamie Crawford @ Mr Wolfs

+ Benjamin Michael

Mango Factory @ The Golden Lion

Fat Horns, Tight Rhythms, Latino Funky!!!

Ruby Jazz @ Rose Of Denmark

Energetic Renditions Of Classic Swing Numbers

The Good, The Bad & The Funk @ No.1 Harbourside

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

Woohoo Revue @ The Canteen

You know the kind of music that makes you go'woo

Andres Cervero @ The Big Chill Bar

DJ Kool Ade

DJ Skint 06 @ The Gallimaufry

100% phonographic funk

SUNDAY 30 AUGUST

Bank Holiday Special @ Number 51

With The Longest Johns + Rackabeat

Contraband Breaks Ensemble @ The Canteen

Here come the B-Boys, led by the great DJ Skint,

Granareunited @ The Golden Lion

The Granary Club official reunion.

Husky Tones @ The Tobacco Factory

Blues

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Red Lion Staple Hill

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

The Seagles 5pm @ The Eldon House, Bs82pb

Bluesy covers of Eagles songs!

DJ Sleazy Harry @ The Gallimaufry

Charity Shop Pic N Mix

Native @ Motion

Join the Tribe at Native - Bristol

Native Presents: @ Motion

Art Department, Subb-an, Danny Daze, More Tba

Soulworks @ The Big Chill Bar

2 Floor Bank Holiday Takeover

The Banjax All Dayer @ Timbuk2

Bank Holiday is Banjax

MONDAY 31 AUGUST

Big Fat Music Quiz @ The Golden Lion

All About The Music!!! Cash Prizes!!

Open Mic @ The Gallimaufry

Hosted by Chuman

Bristol Open Mic Night @ Tobacco Factory

Are you looking to enter an Open Mic in Bristol?

Canteen Jazz Session @ The Canteen

An open jazz jam session for seasoned players to

TUESDAY 1 SEPTEMBER

Language Exchange @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

Practice a foreign language with friends / 8pm

Open Mic @ Grain Barge

Free beer, friendly host, all styles welcome!

WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Fondue Evening @ The Thunderbolt

By Fondue Pour Vous

James Morton Soul Jazz Club @ The Square

Sax King's Jazz Residency

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER

Fire Walk For Guide Dogs @ Millennium Square,bristol

Walk on fire for charity!

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Funk and Soul Jam every Thursday! 8PM - 1AM

The Rpms @ The Thunderbolt

The Rpms

Green Guava Jelly @ The Mothers' Ruin

StrictlyVinyl.R&B-Rocksteady-Ska-Soul-Punk

FRIDAY 4 SEPTEMBER

Gearfest Festival @ Usk, Monmouthshire

Gearfest 2015 - 4th - 6th September

Small Is Beautiful Festival @ Cat, Powys, Mid-wales

Music, Debates, The Arts, Workshops

Ruzz Guitar Blues Revue @ The Thunderbolt

+ The Bad Losers + The Hot 27 s

Wftb + Larkhall + Cajita @ The Cube

Quirky, literate, classical. Bring your mum.

Bump Roller Disco @ The Trinity Centre

Bump Club Presents Monthly Night Of Fun On Skate

Firebreak Sessions @ Timbuku2

Breaks/bass/dnb/jungle

Motorcity Motown Soul Funk @ The Lanes Bristol

Bath's Biggest Saturday

SATURDAY 5 SEPTEMBER

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 9:15am - Returns 12:45pm

Jump Around @ Bristol Folk House

Afternoon Shindig for Babies, Toddlers & GrownUps

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas @ The Trinity Centre

Legendary Motown icon with a full 8-piece live ba

Go Go Children @ Fiddlers

60's Soul, Funk, Rhythm & Blues!

SUNDAY 6 SEPTEMBER

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 10:15am - Returns 1:45pm

Bristol Memory Walk @ College Green

Alzheimer's Society's flagship fundraising event

Bristol Singing Auditions Op @ Tobacco Factory

Bristol Singing Auditions Open Mic Uk 2015

Bristol Singing Competition @ Tobacco Factory

Bristol Singing Competition Open Mic Uk 2015

Bristol Music Competition @ Tobacco Factory Bs3 1tf

Bristol Music Competition Open Mic Uk 2015

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ Golden Lion Fishponds

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

Velvet Sundays With Lady Nade @ The Square

Jazz Roasts and board games

MONDAY 7 SEPTEMBER

Avon Gorge Cruise @ Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Departs: 11:45am - Returns 3:15pm

Jessica Pratt / E B U / Rhain @ The Lantern

Jessica Pratt / E B U / Rhain

TUESDAY 8 SEPTEMBER

Language Exchange @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

Practice a foreign language with friends / 8pm

Open Mic @ Grain Barge

Cosy space, friendly host, all styles welcome!

WEDNESDAY 9 SEPTEMBER

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

THURSDAY 10 SEPTEMBER

Boo Howerdine @ The Thunderbolt

Boo Howerdine

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Funk and Soul Jam every Thursday! 8PM - 1AM

FRIDAY 11 SEPTEMBER

The Scribes @ Fiddlers

Award winning Hip-Hop

Xilent & Special Guests @ The Marble Factory

Drum & Bass - Xilent & Special Guests @ Motion

Iron Bow Events: @ Motion

Xilent & Special Guests

Steppin Promotions Presents @ The Trinity Centre

A night of Roots & Culture Featuring 3 sound syst

SATURDAY 12 SEPTEMBER

Brains In Vats @ Mr Wolfs

Brains in Vats with support from Jemima Surrender

Hells Bells + Priest Unleashed @ The Fleece

AC/DC Tribute Band & Judas Priest Style Metal

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Fire Engine, Redfield

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

Trancelation @ Timbuk2

Trancelation: A Euphoric Evolution of Trance

SUNDAY 13 SEPTEMBER

Li'l Bumpers Roller Disco @ The Trinity Centre

Sunday each month Family roller-disco sessions

TUESDAY 15 SEPTEMBER

Language Exchange @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

Practice a foreign language with friends / 8pm

Open Mic @ Grain Barge

Cosy space, friendly host, all styles welcome!

WEDNESDAY 16 SEPTEMBER

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

James Morton Jazz Club @ The Square

Sax king's resindency

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

THURSDAY 17 SEPTEMBER

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Funk and Soul Jam every Thursday! 8PM - 1AM

Green Guava Jelly @ The Mothers' Ruin

StrictlyVinyl.R&B-Rocksteady-Ska-Soul-Punk

FRIDAY 18 SEPTEMBER

Grape & Grain Festival 2015 @ @ Bristol - Bs1 5db

Grape & Grain Festival 2015

Kung Fu Bananas!!! @ The Cube

Hellfire Video Club presents a bonkers doublebill

Mendip Swing & Joyful Spirit @ Redland Park Urc

A fun night of Jazz, Blues, Gospel and Swing

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Bull Inn Crews Hole

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

The Long Pours @ The Thunderbolt

+ Pilot Whale Research

Dust.rhythms With Ethyl @ The Doghouse

House / Techno / Minimal / Garage

Liquifyah: Spearhead Records @ The Fleece

Liquifyah Presents Ten Years Of Spearhead Records

The 4th Floor @ The 4th Floor

2 Rooms of banging DJ's smashing out Techno / Hou

SATURDAY 19 SEPTEMBER

Elwood - Rock Covers @ The Swan Thornbury

Rock Covers from the 50s to today

Homegrown Festival @ Wick Court

Music Festival/ Art Exhibition/Pop-Up Feast

Cubana & Riddim Cottage @ Lakota & Coroners Courts

Grime, Garage & Bass

Fantazia & Universe Reverse @ Motion

Fantazia & Universe Reverse @ Motion, 19.09.15

MONDAY 21 SEPTEMBER

Cannoli & Gun: Goodfellas @ Vincenzo's, Park Street

Film and food, from Cannoli & Gun

TUESDAY 22 SEPTEMBER

Language Exchange @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

Practice a foreign language with friends / 8pm

Laurence Jones @ The Tunnels

Laurence Jones is a stunning guitarist

Open Mic @ Grain Barge

Cosy space, friendly host, all styles welcome!

WEDNESDAY 23 SEPTEMBER

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

THURSDAY 24 SEPTEMBER

Furlined @ The Thunderbolt

+ Shake The Tree

Left Bank Jam Band @ Leftbank

Funk and Soul Jam every Thursday! 8PM - 1AM

FRIDAY 25 SEPTEMBER

Della Vega @ The Thunderbolt

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Knotslip & Mortishead @ Bristol Bierkeller

The best SlipKnot Tribute in the UK!

An Evening With Ben Klock @ The Marble Factory

Ben Klock (4 hr set), Warm Up: Thoman Kenyon

SATURDAY 26 SEPTEMBER

Rozelle - Ep Launch @ The Louisiana

Rozelle EP launch show w/ Emlyn & Ema Sierra

The Crawlin Kingsnakes @ The Bear Inn, Wsm

Rockabilly and Rock & Roll

SUNDAY 27 SEPTEMBER

Rebeka + Curxes + Akiine @ The Louisiana

EH presents: Rebeka + Curxes + Akiine

TUESDAY 29 SEPTEMBER

Language Exchange @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

Practice a foreign language with friends / 8pm

Open Mic @ Grain Barge

Cosy space, friendly host, all styles welcome!

WEDNESDAY 30 SEPTEMBER

The Quiz @ The Vittoria

The Quiz

Open Mic @ Left Bank @ Leftbank

See great local talent for free! 8pm - 1am

FRIDAY 2 OCTOBER

Brandon Trust's Golf Day @ Bristol Golf Club

Play 18 holes, test your skills and have fun!

Dub Mafia @ Exchange

Dub mafia @ Exchange, Bristol

Dub Mafia @ Exchange

Dub Mafia @ Exchange

In:motion Opening Party @ Motion

Kurupt FM, Redlight, Mele, Preditah, Big Narstie

SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER

Bristol Comic And Zine Fair @ The Station, Silver St

One-day Market For Comics/zines/diy Publications

Afterdark Presents: Tremor @ Lakota & Coroners Court

Tremor smashes Bristol once more

In:motion Presents Hospitality @ Motion

High Contrast, Danny Byrd, S.P.Y & more

Tremors 4th Birthday @ Coroner's Court & Lakota

Tremor Soundsystem 4th birthday/ A R Audio launch

SUNDAY 4 OCTOBER

Sleaford Mods @ Bristol Bierkeller

post-punk/hip hop duo

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What is Headfirst?

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 Aug 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.

Who uses Headfirst?

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 The Schmoozenbergs at Rose Of Denmark and Tony Randall Phillips Latin 4 at Old Fish Market 7pm, 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 live music event added to Headfirst was Ruby Jazz at Rose Of Denmark.

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