Dubstep Nights in Bristol

Pinch (dubstep in Bristol)

Pinch

Presently dubstep in Bristol enjoys such stellar success that the only thorn in the genre's side is it's quantity. With such a saturated market it only becomes harder to find genuine talent amongst the endless bandwagon of tag alongs. Fortunately for Bristol, the boundaries are being pushed rather than retrodden and Bristol's own dubstep has gained international recognition.

Local talent has been the springboard for Bristol to become second only to London in the depth and range of the offerings of the sound. Joker, Gemmy, Pinch, RSD, Peverelist, Hyetal, Appleblim and Guido are but a few of Bristol's most prevalent exports, while arguably the city's most successful dubstep nights (Dubloaded and Applepips) are products of Bristol's own talent (Pinch and Appleblim) respectively.

The accessibility of dubstep's sound has seen it eclipse drum and bass in its hold over nightclubs and dubstep luminaries such as Skream, Benga and Plastician are regulars in the Bristol. Like drum and bass, the big acts are found at the huge, multi genre raves in Lakota and Motion (aka In:motion) while Bristol houses a mix of dedicated dubstep nights that operate in the mid-sized venues such as Thekla, Dojos, Basement 45 and The Croft.

Promoters such as Crazylegs have sought to expose the UK Funky side of dubstep, bringing artists like Joy Orbison, Deadboy and Roska to the masses. Subloaded at The Croft is another reliable source for forward-thinking dubstep.



Dubstep Nights

FRIDAY 25TH JULY
Eva Lazarus & Soul47 @ The Attic Bar

+ Djs Freshly Baked & Doc Moody

Surround Free Party @ Take 5 Cafe, Bristol

£1 Off At Biblos & Free Party

Variable Audio Free Party @ 1775 Old Market

Playing the sounds that shaped Bristol!

SATURDAY 26TH JULY
Free Mega Rave @ Motion Bristol, Bristol

Motion's legendary Free Rave is back!

THURSDAY 31ST JULY
Kobo Town // Baila La Cumbia @ Fiddlers

Caribbean music run through a 21st Century filter

FRIDAY 1ST AUGUST
Bass Kitchen Presents Kraymon @ Timbuk2

Bass Kitchen presents Kraymon on 1 August @ Tb2

SATURDAY 16TH AUGUST
Surround Festival @ Near Bristol, Bristol

Domes, Sounds, Visuals, Forests.

FRIDAY 22ND AUGUST
Run Presents Drum & Bass Arena @ Motion

Drum & Bass Arena 18th Birthday

SATURDAY 23RD AUGUST
Vinyl Sessions W DJ Finesse @ The Farm, St. Werburghs

Drum & Bass / Dubstep / Bass / Beats / Vinyl

THURSDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER
8-bit Night 2.0! Hexadeci @ Mother's Ruin

8-bit/Chiptune/Electronic music

FRIDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER
Bristol Bass Summer Party @ Take 5 Cafe

Big beats and bass powerd by more fire soundsytem

THURSDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER
SATURDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER
Tokyo Dub 2014 @ Eastville Park, Bristol

Tokyo Dub 2014 Eastville Park

THURSDAY 16TH OCTOBER
Meet Wwes Too Cool And Rikishi @ Bristol Bierkeller

Meet Wwe/wwf Legends Too Cool And Rikishi!



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