Reggae & Dub Nights in Bristol

Dub Mafia (reggae & dub in Bristol)

Dub Mafia

While it's still possible to see reggae legends like Lee Perry and Horace Andy at Bristol's large venues (ie Colston Hall and the o2 Academy), live reggae in Bristol is fewer and farther between. Dub and 'soundsystem culture' on the other hand, are literally huge. For the big dub and roots soundclashes, keep an eye on whats on at the Trinity Centre in Bristol, most notably Unity in Dub who's guest soundsystems have included Irration Steppas and the mighty King Earthquake.

On a much smaller scale look at Cosies listings for their weekly roots and reggae night and check whats on at the Attic (attached to the Full Moon on Stokes Croft). Pure ragga, bashment or dancehall events in Bristol are pretty rare, instead a reggae room is a pretty common fixture at big nights at venues like Lakota.

The rapid growth of dubstep in Bristol has brought with it a rekindled interest in modern dub (aka digi-dub aka future dub) and has led to some unlikely dub bookings like Mad Professor at Shit the Bed in the Motion listings.



Reggae & Dub Gigs

TUESDAY 27TH JANUARY
Conway @ Mr Wolfs, Bristol

+ The Domino Collective Plus DJs'til late

THURSDAY 29TH JANUARY
Euphony @ Mr Wolfs, Bristol

+ Naila + DJ'til late

Reggae Soc Teachings Warm Up! @ Cosies

Brs Selectas + Live Horns + Ossia (peng Sound)

Seven0five Presents Asa & Sorr @ Timbuk2

Asa & Sorrow Grime/garage/bassline/dnb

FRIDAY 30TH JANUARY
Free Frathouse - The Beatpack! @ Stag & Hounds

The Beatpack - Wyld Garage R'n'b Mayhem

Swampgrass @ The Kingsdown Wine Vaults

Acoustic Blues and Swing!

Authentiq 008 @ Timbuk2, Bristol

Authentiq Presents Kenny Ken + Many More!

Frontin @ Big Chill Bar Bristol, Bristol

Frontin' at Big Chill Bar, Bristol expect Trinida

Teachings In Dub @ The Trinity Centre, Bristol

Teachings in Dub presents a Peng Sound Special!

SATURDAY 31ST JANUARY
Cancelledthe Rosellyscancelled @ The Old Fish Market

British Americana from The Rosellys (full Band)

Captain Accident And @ Mr Wolfs, Bristol

The Disasters + N.U.M.B + DJ's Til Late

Kasai Masai @ The Attic Bar, Bristol

+ Amadou Diagne, Area Boys

Kit Hawes @ The Kingsdown Wine Vaults, Bristol

Folk, Blues and all points in between

Palestine Fundraiser @leftbank @ Leftbank

Live Music With Muffsaid & Sneak Eazies

Palestine Ska Fundraiser @ The Leftbank

Palestine Fundraiser:Muff Said & Sneak Eazies

Beats In A Box (chelsea Pub) @ The Chelsea Inn. Easton

*Beatboxing / DnB / Dub / Jungle / Garage*

Fat Lip The Uv Party! 31st Jan @ The Lanes Bristol

Are You Ready To Storm Through The Party Like You

Rum Fest @ Surrey Vaults, Bristol

A night music to drink rum by!

TUESDAY 3RD FEBRUARY
The Dead South @ Stag & Hounds, Bristol

& The Slap Ya Mama Big Band

THURSDAY 5TH FEBRUARY
Vocal & Version #3 @ The Attic Bar

Solo Banton, Chieftain Joseph,X-Amount

Afrika Bambaatta @ Motion, Bristol

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Play Afrika Bambaatta

FRIDAY 6TH FEBRUARY
Citybreakz 2: Powered By Cdb @ Take 5 Cafe

A night of breaks, jungle, garage + so much more

Swing'n' Tingz 7 @ The Lanes Bristol

Mr Woodnote ft. Lil Rhys & Eva Lazarus

Tun Up! @ Big Chill Bristol, Bristol

Tropical / Dancehall / Soca / Jamaican Bass

SATURDAY 7TH FEBRUARY
Negus Melody Sound + Guests @ Blue Mountain Club

Bob Marley's 70th Birthday Celebration

The New Motels @ The Old Stillage, Bristol

Motown infused blues pop and rock

Town Of Cats @ The Golden Lion, Bristol

Ska/Gypsy/Hip-Hop/Folk/Indie

Department S Club Night @ The Lanes Bristol

Lucky T Jackson play live at Department S club

J Dilla Changed My Life @ Start The Bus

Tribute to the life & work of the Hip-Hop genius

Psycarnival @ Lakota, Bristol

A psychedelic wonderland of art and music

Ruffnek Diskotek Ft Bass Clef @ Cosies

Underground waistline music

MONDAY 9TH FEBRUARY
THURSDAY 12TH FEBRUARY
Simple Things: Pinch&sherwood @ The Marble Factory

Simple Things return with Pinch & Sherwood live

FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY
Gentlemans Dub Club @ The Marble Factory

Gentlemans Dub Club + special guests

Love Of Dub @ Black Swan, Bristol

Ft Stand High Patrol, Dub Smugglers, Rsd & More..

The Washing Machine @ Cosies, Bristol

Powercut (Funk From The Trunk) & Residents

SATURDAY 14TH FEBRUARY
Valentines Special @ Trinity, Bristol

Honeyfeet / Bombs / Simon Panrucker / Count Bobo

Ibt15 - The Storm @ The Old Fire Station

Bristol International Festival Official Party

THURSDAY 19TH FEBRUARY
Goulash Disko Reunion Party! @ The Old Malt House

Bukahara+Mr Tea and the Minions+Jolly Rodger

FRIDAY 20TH FEBRUARY
Annual Big Lebowski Fest @ The Lanes Bristol

The Dude Abides! Our annual Big Lebowski Fest re

SATURDAY 21ST FEBRUARY
Circus Of Boom @ Secret Location, Bristol

Neville Staple (The Specials) / Counting Coins /

Mashed @ The Farm @ The Farm Pub St Werburghs

Mashed is an audio visual treat

Troy Ellis @ Plantation, Bristol

& The Hail Jamaica Reggae Band

Dance In Wonderland @ Hamilton House, Bristol

Conscious Partying With Pickle, Snowdrop + Tba

State Of Emergency 3.0 @ The Black Swan

Feat. Mob Tactics / Ricky Tuff (es) / Tech:diff

The Jacques Support From Fosse @ The Lanes Bristol

Legendary Bristol club night with John The Mod. L

TUESDAY 24TH FEBRUARY
FRIDAY 27TH FEBRUARY
SATURDAY 28TH FEBRUARY
Duncan Disorderly @ Mr Wolfs, Bristol

& The Scallywags + Dry White Bones plus DJs

SUNDAY 1ST MARCH
Bristol Music Competitions For @ Tobacco Factory

Bristol Music competitions for Teens - TeenStar

FRIDAY 6TH MARCH
Beats In A Box ( Cavern Club) @ The Cavern Club. Bristol

Ragga Jungle / Beatboxing / DnB / Bassline +More!

FRIDAY 13TH MARCH
The Blast Pres. David Rodigan @ The Marble Factory

David Rodigan Mbe (2 Hours) + Support

The Blast Pres. David Rodigan @ Marble Factory

David Rodigan + Massive Support!!!

MONDAY 16TH MARCH
FRIDAY 10TH APRIL
Redeye Presents: Cloud 9 @ Lakota, Bristol

Phatworld / Squire Of Gothos / Mandidextrous

SUNDAY 19TH APRIL
Circus Of Boom @ Secret Location, Bristol

The Skints plus Special Guests

SATURDAY 25TH APRIL
The Gearfest Warehouse Party @ Secret Warehouse

After Party for the Gearfest Boat Party



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