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

THURSDAY 28TH MAY
Helios #1 @ The Crofters Rights, Bristol

John Fairhurst, Inexplicables + more!!

My Octopus Mind @ Mr Wolf's, Bristol

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

FRIDAY 29TH MAY
Bathfest 2015 @ Bath Racecourse, Ba1 9bu

Two-day music festival with 10,000 people!

Funkinsteins Album Launch @ Louisiana, Bristol

Launch of awesome new album My Pain Your Gain

Xprs W/ Sleeper, Karma, Gemmy @ The Exchange

A night of the original dubstep and grime sound.

SATURDAY 30TH MAY
Basti Ram Fundraiser @ Kuumba Center, Bristol

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

THURSDAY 4TH JUNE
Zed Bias Presents: "boss" Live @ Lakota

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

FRIDAY 5TH JUNE
0 Psyched X The Blast @ Lakota, Bristol

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

Bass Kitchen Presents Colombo @ Timbuk2

Colombo, Breaks Legend, Bristol Debut

Five Dollar Shake: Slynk @ Projekt, Bristol

Bring Slynk To Town. Bristols Finest In Breaks!

The Blast Present Experience @ Lakota, Bristol

The Blast & Psyched present Experience

SATURDAY 6TH JUNE
Ruffnek Diskotek @ Cosies, Bristol

Soca, dancehall & rave

FRIDAY 12TH JUNE
Thelem + Sleeper @ Format @ Timbuk2, Bristol

Bristol's monthly dusbtep night

SATURDAY 13TH JUNE
Urbfest 2015 @ Lakota Complex, Bristol

Mini Festival In The Heart Of Bristol

Run X Shogun Audio @ Motion, Bristol

Friction / Zinc / Icicle / Rockwell / Coki / Kahn

FRIDAY 19TH JUNE
Play Club @ Start The Bus, Bristol

Play Dance Make Listen

SATURDAY 20TH JUNE
Free Rave Summer Special Pt. 1 @ Motion

Free Rave - Ft Rat Pack and Many More

TUESDAY 23RD JUNE
The Ramona Flowers @ The Fleece, Bristol

Special Free Entry Glastonbury Warm Up

SATURDAY 4TH JULY
Cubana Summer Carnival @ Lakota & Coroners Courts

Foreign Beggars, Plastician, Jus Now, Donaeo...

FRIDAY 17TH JULY
Free Rave Summer Special Pt. 2 @ Motion

Free Rave Summer Special Pt. 2 - Ft Aphrodite

SATURDAY 25TH JULY
Goldie & Heritage Orchestra @ Bristol Harbourside

Performing Timeless with full orchestra



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