House And Techno Nights in Bristol

Deepgroove (house and techno in Bristol)

Deepgroove

While not known as an international hotspot for house and techno clubbing, Bristol has a thriving scene that's looking its healthiest in years. Promoters such as Empathy and Digital are persuing forward-thinking, deep, tech-house in the smaller venues like Dojo's, Timbuk2 and more recently Crash Mansion.

Larger house nights in Bristol include Play! and Monkey Knife Fight, both at The Thekla. Arguably the biggest house nights are found at Motion. Bugged Out! and Just Jack book some seriously big house names with past guests including Claude Von Stroke, Tiefschwarz and Steve Bug..

After the short-lived but glorious Cuisine club nights in 2006-2007 minimal techno in Bristol has, until recently taken a back seat. Morph and Headrush (both at Timbuk2) are the new blood for driving minimal techno in Bristol, refreshingly booking British techno producers (Perc, Bigger Than Jesus, Nathan Fake) but still catching Berlin's smaller names on occasion (Format B, Mark Henning).

Another welcome twist to techno in Bristol has come from an unlikely source. Bristol's take on dub-step has supplied an unexpected vent for cutting edge techno with the success of established nights like Appleblim's Apple Pips the significance of techno's influence on Bristol. Artists such as Pinch, Peverelist and Appleblim are routinely billed alongside dub-techno purveyors Scuba, 2562 and T++.

While few clubs in Bristol are genre exclusive, at certain Bristol venues you're more likely to find house, techno and minimal than others. Timbuk2 and Dojos are your most likely bet, while the Thekla (a boat) and Motion (a skatepark turned club) are always worth checking for the occasional big house and techno event.



House & Techno Nights

THURSDAY 30TH OCTOBER
Backdoor Band @ Cornubia, Temple Street

Rhythm and Blues, Heart and Soul

Left Bank Jam Night @ Leftbank @ Leftbank

Jam night with amazing house band! 9pm - 1am

FRIDAY 31ST OCTOBER
Klaxons @ Thekla, Bristol

Klaxons perform at Thekla

The Full Moon Halloween Party @ The Attic Bar

Gypsy unit, Asbo,25 Past The Skank, Big In Lights

The Inexplicables: Halloween @ The Old England

The Inexplicables Performing A Full Live Set

Bedmo Disco Presents #007 @ Big Chill Bristol

Halloween Disco With Daniel Wang (balihu Recs)

In:motion Carnival Of The Dead @ Motion

Grandmaster Flash, Shy FX, Dead Prez, Kahn & more

Parish Sounds Launch @ The Cavern (the Crown)

Parish Sounds present a Halloween special launch

Trojan Measure @ Timbuk2, Bristol

House/Bass in the main room. Rm 2 - Disco

SATURDAY 1ST NOVEMBER
Rhyme & Reason @ Exchange, Bristol

Triple Darkness // Trellion & Sniff // Lee Scott

Roberto Savaggio @ The Canteen, Bristol

Dance music scenes of Berlin and Bristol

The Inexplicables @ The Attic Bar, Bristol

The Inexplicables Full Live Set

1 Up @ Start The Bus, Bristol

Halloween Special with Bok Bok

Department Club Bristol @ The Lanes Bristol

Hammer Glamour, Halloween Party With Hidden Charm

Don't Tell Your Mother @ The Phoenix Pub

Danceparty For Lgbt + Friends

In:motion Presents Just Jack @ Motion, Bristol

Ame, Mano Le Tough, Head High, Delano Smith

Magic Hatstand-day Of The Dead @ Basement 45

Magic Hatstands Mexican festival of the Dead

Smirnoff's Big Night Out @ Pryzm, Bristol

Think Big Production And Big Entertainment!

Tremor Presents... @ Blue Mountain, Bristol

Chopstick Dubplate, Run Tingz Cru & more

Werk Welcomes Da Fresh @ Timbuk2, Bristol

4th Bday Special - Halloween Bday Bash

SUNDAY 2ND NOVEMBER
Ghosted (session #2) @ The Gallimaufry

Showcasing original electronic music

MONDAY 3RD NOVEMBER
Keith Hyett @ St Stephen's Church

Classical and Flamenco guitar.

TUESDAY 4TH NOVEMBER
Bakermat @ Thekla, Bristol

Bakermat performs at Thekla

Wide Eyes W/ Artifact @ Timbuk @ Timbuk2

Wide Eyes w/ Artifact @ Timbuk

THURSDAY 6TH NOVEMBER
Charity Pub Quiz! @ The Victoria Park Pub

Ignition's Annual Quiz - In Aid Of Rmh Bristol

Left Bank Jam Night @ Leftbank @ Leftbank

Jam night with amazing house band! 9pm - 1am

FRIDAY 7TH NOVEMBER
Bread & Butter @ Rwa, Bristol

A daring song cycle celebrating unsung heroes

Chali 2na Of Jurassic 5 @ The Station, Bristol

Chali 2na w/ Babyhead, Eva Lazarus, Snareophobe

Get Born Presents: @ Lakota, Bristol

Pearson Sound Untold Tessela

Citybreakz Launch @ Timbuk2, Bristol

Se7en Deadly Breaks - Sundown - Format

Fluctuate @ Dojo, Bristol

House, Garage, Bass, Dnb. Free Before 12

Hi Life Hi Fi @ The Exchange, Bristol

Mim Suleiman & Bass Clef Live

Swing'n' Tingz 5 @ The Lanes Bristol

Swing n Tingz 5 with Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer,

Swing'n'tingz 5 @ The Lanes, Bristol

With Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer & more

SATURDAY 8TH NOVEMBER
Blender @ The Plough @ Easton, Bristol

All sorts of bass blended

Ella Julian & Friends @ The Steam Crane

Live Music Soul, Funk and Rare Groove

4 Seasons #18 @ Timbuk2, Bristol

4 Seasons #18 @ Timbuk2

Department Present Saint Motel @ The Lanes Bristol

One Of The Hottest Bands Around Saint Motel Play

Department Present Saint Motel @ The Lanes Bristol

One Of The Hottest Bands Around Saint Motel Play

Department Present Saint Motel @ The Lanes Bristol

One Of The Hottest Bands Around Saint Motel Play

Sp23 - Never Too Much @ Lakota, Bristol

SP23 and Special Guests take Bristol by storm

MONDAY 10TH NOVEMBER
TUESDAY 11TH NOVEMBER
Ben Frost @ Thekla, Bristol

Ben Frost performs at Thekla

WEDNESDAY 12TH NOVEMBER
Wild Child @ Thekla, Bristol

Wild Child perform at Thekla

THURSDAY 13TH NOVEMBER
Left Bank Jam Night @ Leftbank @ Leftbank

Jam night with amazing house band! 9pm - 1am

FRIDAY 14TH NOVEMBER
In:motion 5th Birthday @ Motion, Bristol

Special Guest Tba, Just Jack, Shapes, Run, Apex

SATURDAY 15TH NOVEMBER
Ella Julian & Friends @ Robin Hood,st Michael Hil

Live Band Soul, Funk and Rare Groove

Banjax With... @ Lakota, Bristol

Martin Ikin, Low Steppa and DeMarzo

In:motion Presents Defected @ Motion, Bristol

Duke Dumont, Secondcity, Sam Divine, Shenoda

The Lost Boys Support Tbc @ The Lanes Bristol

Paul Weller Faves The Lost Boys An Ace 4 Piece

TUESDAY 18TH NOVEMBER
THURSDAY 20TH NOVEMBER
Ella Julian & Friends @ The Steam Crane,bedminste

Live Band Soul, Funk and Rare Groove

FRIDAY 21ST NOVEMBER
Rumjig @ Mr Wolfs, Bristol

Jamtidy + DJ Asbo

The House Party Project @ Bridgwater Arts Centre

Live Music event - D&B, Acoustic, House

Binary Vision Part 2 @ Lakota, Bristol

Mosca, Trevino, Doc Daneeka, Gardens of God

Binary Vision Part 2 @ Lakota, Bristol

Mosca, Trevino, Doc Daneeka, Gardens of God

In:motion Presents Eton Messy @ Motion

Blonde, Isaac Tichauer, Lane 8, Tcts, Tieks

SATURDAY 22ND NOVEMBER
In:motion Presents Tropical @ Motion, Bristol

Jme, Skepta, Plastician, Big Narstie, Oneman

MONDAY 24TH NOVEMBER
The Ting Tings @ Thekla, Bristol

The Ting Tings perform at Thekla

THURSDAY 27TH NOVEMBER
Yena Networking @ The Square Club, Bristol

Young Entrepreneurs Networking Association

-mr Wolfs- Beats In A Box- @ Mr Wolfs, Bristol

The Inexplicables/ Ushti Baba / DJ Fortress

3 Daft Monkeys @ The Thunderbolt, Bristol

Quirky Upbeat Alternative Festival Folk

Beardyman @ Thekla, Bristol

Beardyman performs at Thekla

FRIDAY 28TH NOVEMBER
Fftt Presents The Nextmen And @ The Lanes Bristol

Funk From The Trunk presents The Nextmen

Cubana, The Fifth Adventure Wi @ Lakota

Lakota W/ Mala, Joker, Last Japan + More

In:motion Presents Ukf @ Motion, Bristol

Sub Focus, Koan Sound, Prototypes, Upbeats

Resonators @ The Trinity Centre, Bristol

Presented by Trinity'ranging from sweet and sou

SATURDAY 29TH NOVEMBER
Fat Lip Movember Party! @ The Lanes Bristol

Are You ready to storm through the party like you

In:motion Present Futureboogie @ Motion

Lil Louis, Jackmaster, Mark E, Gerd Janson

Smirnoff's Big Night Out @ Pryzm, Bristol

Think Big Production And Big Entertainment!

Teulu Winter Party @ Basement45, Bristol

X freerotation vibes open to all! x

FRIDAY 5TH DECEMBER
Black Spiders @ Thekla, Bristol

Black Spiders perform at Thekla

Bass Kitchen Presents Ed Solo @ Timbuk2

Bass Kitchen Presents Ed Solo

In:motion Presents Hypercolour @ Motion

Eats Everything, Tom Demac, Marquis Hawkes

FRIDAY 12TH DECEMBER
Gramatik @ Thekla, Bristol

Gramatik performs at Thekla

Craig Charles Funky Eclectic @ Motion, Bristol

On the twelfth day of Christmas Craig Charles.

Duvet Vous? With Trevor Fung @ The Blue Mountain

Bristol's longest running house night!

Firebreak Sessions-santa Rave @ Timbuk2

A breaks and eclectic bass music event

In:motion & Room 237: Surgeon @ Motion

Surgeon, Randomer, Akkord

SATURDAY 13TH DECEMBER
In:motion Presents Apex @ Motion, Bristol

Tensnake, Detroit Swindle, Waze & Odyssey

Simple Things Presents The Bug @ Secret Location

Featuring Inga Copeland, Flowdan & more

WEDNESDAY 17TH DECEMBER
Wintasonica @ Halo Bar, Bristol

Fantastic Line up featuring Paul Bradley

FRIDAY 19TH DECEMBER
The House Party Project Part 2 @ Bridgwater Arts Centre

Live Music Event - House, neurofunk, acoustic

SATURDAY 27TH DECEMBER
Bris-tek 4 - 1st Birthday @ The Black Swan

Maztek - Prolix - Ed Cox - Jinx - Rackitt

NEW YEARS EVE!
Mad Hatters Nye Party @ The Square Club

The Best Nye Party Bristol Has To Offer

In:motion Presents Nye @ Motion, Bristol

Camo & Krooked, Calyx & Teebee, TC, Dillinja



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