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

MONDAY 22ND DECEMBER
CHRISTMAS EVE
Skool Daze @ The Old Stillage, Bristol

Hip Hop and Breakbeat Xmas Mix

BOXING DAY
Scene With A Groove @ Amoeba, 10 King's Rd,

Scene with a groove (Disco, funk edits to house)

SATURDAY 27TH DECEMBER
Fat Lip The One @ The Lanes Bristol, Bristol

Are You Ready To Storm Through The Party Like

NEW YEARS EVE!
80's Nye Extravaganza @ The Colston Arms

80's fancy dress drink free

Mad Hatters Nye Party @ The Square Club

The Best Nye Party Bristol Has To Offer

Dreadzone, Dizraeli & Downlow @ The Attic Bar

+ Afro Cluster, Bunjy & Joe Peng, Dutty Inspector

First Degree Burns/cut Capers @ The Golden Lion

Mods vs Rockers is the fancy dress for ska titans

New Years Eve @ The Greenbank, Bristol

The mighty Yes Sir Boss and fresh act Superbeat

New Year's Eve 2014 @ Pryzm, Bristol

What a year it has been, 1 year

New Years Eve @ Trinity Centre, Bristol

Slamboree Soundsystem // Dutty Moonshine // Howla

New Years Eve Party Rock & Rol @ The Lanes Bristol

Rock & Roll Circus Last year's New Years party at

Paradise Garage Nye 2014 @ The White Bear

Presented by Soulworks, Set It Out, Rough Draft

The Crofters Rights Nye Party @ The Crofters Rights

Funky Ass Sounds For Only 5 Pounds. Nye Style.

SATURDAY 3RD JANUARY
The Gnarwhals + Support @ The Golden Lion

Bristolian Skater Punk + Support

Ruffnek Diskotek @ Cosies, Bristol

Dancehall, tropiical, soca, carnival vibes!

TUESDAY 6TH JANUARY
Ffaf: Tie Fighter Pilot @ Stag & Hounds

By Jupiter / Hell Death Fury / The Burt Reynolds

SUNDAY 11TH JANUARY
Tomorrow's Warriors Jazz And J @ The Trinity Centre

A jazz jam workshop session from this award-winni

FRIDAY 16TH JANUARY
Format Presents: Biome @ Timbuk2, Bristol

Dubstep And Drum N Bass All Night Feat. Biome

SATURDAY 17TH JANUARY
FRIDAY 23RD JANUARY
SUNDAY 25TH JANUARY
Free For All Bristol Presents @ Stag And Houds

Crinkle Cuts - The Sneak Eazies - Junior Bill & T

THURSDAY 29TH JANUARY
Seven0five Presents Asa & Sorr @ Timbuk2

Asa & Sorrow Grime/garage/bassline/dnb

FRIDAY 30TH JANUARY
Authentiq 008 @ Timbuk2, Bristol

Authentiq Presents Kenny Ken + Many More!

SATURDAY 31ST JANUARY
The Rosellys @ The Old Fish Market, Bristol

British Americana from The Rosellys (full Band)

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

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

FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY
Love Of Dub @ Black Swan, Bristol

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

SUNDAY 1ST MARCH
Bristol Music Competitions For @ Tobacco Factory

Bristol Music competitions for Teens - TeenStar

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

David Rodigan + Massive Support!!!



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