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 18TH APRIL
Shapes Presents Ostgut Ton @ Motion, Bristol

Berghain / Panorama Bar / Ostgut Ton / Shapes

Shapes Presents Ostgut Ton @ Motion, Bristol

Ostgut Ton / Berghain / Panorama Bar / Shapes

Squid Party (part 2) @ The Old Coroners Court

Jam Jar Events Presents - Squid Party!

Terrorhythm Bristol @ Thekla, Bristol

Plastician's Terrorhythm label comes to Thekla

SATURDAY 19TH APRIL
Vinyl Sessions - DJ Finesse @ The Farm, St. Werbs

Good Vibe Bass Music - Dnb / Reggae +

THURSDAY 24TH APRIL
Arta Arden Live - Pranj's Bar @ Pranj's Bar

Live trip-hop, dubstep, drum'n'bass, cinematic

FRIDAY 25TH APRIL
Mr Tea And The Minions + Espai @ Golden Lion

Mr Tea and the Minions + Espai + DJ Howla!!

Dust & Friends @ The Farm Pub, St Werburgh

Join Dan Dust And His Chums For Good Music

THURSDAY 1ST MAY
Al Murphy Exhibition @ No.31 Urban Graphic

Exhibition Launch 6pm - onwards

Melissa Greener (usa) @ Hen & Chicken

Unique Vocalsit From Nashville Usa

FRIDAY 2ND MAY
Bass Kitchen Presents Jfb @ Basement 45

Jfb @ Bass Kitchen 2 May Basement 45

SATURDAY 3RD MAY
#thekla 30 @ Thekla, Bristol

Thekla 30 Celebrating 30 Years In Bristol Harbor

Thumper @ Trinity, Bristol

In association with BambiLegs & TruSoundTribe

Werk Welcome Loco & Jam @ Timbuk2, Bristol

Timbuk2 - Sat 3rd May - Werk - Loco & Jam

SUNDAY 4TH MAY
Wonka-vision: May 4th Be Wit @ Lakota, Bristol

The Biggest Show of the year over two huge venues

SATURDAY 10TH MAY
Bangers And Tash: Pop-up Fest @ The Black Swan

Pop-up Festival: Djs/bands/circus/stalls

We Are Enfant Terrible(france) @ The Attic Bar/full Moon

8-bit/electro/punk-rock. Support: Lionface

Run Vs. Playaz @ Motion, Bristol

DJ Hype's True Playaz meets Run

THURSDAY 15TH MAY
The Reversion E.p Launch @ The Crofters Rights

Hip Hop, Reggae, Drum and bass, Jungle

THURSDAY 22ND MAY
8-bit Night! @ Mothers' Ruin, Bristol

8-bit Night! Tommy Creep + Alone + more

FRIDAY 23RD MAY
SATURDAY 24TH MAY
Bangers N' Mashup 002 @ Basement 45

Grime///bassline///garage///dancehall///house

MONDAY 2ND JUNE
Bristol Music Mixer @ The Brass Pig, Bristol

Free Music Networking Event, feat. Will Goodchild

FRIDAY 6TH JUNE
Flying Lotus @ Colston Hall, Bristol

With Thundercat + Captain Murphy

Elite Force @ Bass Kitchen Tb2 @ Timbuk2

Bass Kitchen presents Elite Force 6 June @ Tb2

SATURDAY 7TH JUNE
Kabaka Beats All-dayer @ Easton Community Center

African Bands, DJ's, Workshops 2pm-2am



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