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Bristol's Indie Scene

Bristol has a decent spread of indie venues for both big names (keep your eye on the O2 Academy listings) and local up-and-coming indie bands. Perhaps the most important mid-sized indie venue is The Louisiana whose "played-here-before-they-were-really-famous" list boasts Bloc Party, Kings of Leon, Fleet Foxes and Muse. ***** Other key indie venues in Bristol include The Cooler, Start The Bus and The Thekla all with regular bands and live music.
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TODAY
Church of St John the Baptist
Ålesund+Hannah Nicholson+Brook Tate+Gina Leonard
A night of ethereal Indie Folk at St John the Baptist’s Church
Colston Hall
Jake Bugg
New generation rock 'n roll
TOMORROW
The Old England Pub
Leisure Recs: Party Hardly + Tropic
Leisure Records bring Leeds Fuzzers to the Old England for a knees up!
The MilkThistle
Kate Stapley: EP Launch
Breakfast Records proudly present Kate Stapley's debut EP 'Centella', a thing of arresting intimacy
Salt Café
Gavin Osborn + special guests
Highly acclaimed and personable singer songwriter evoking Loudon Wainwright III
Mon 26th/02/2018
Mr Wolfs
SongSmith
SongSmith @Mr Wolf's ft Niki Stitch / Dan Milton / Zach Johnson
Tue 27th/02/2018
Crofters Rights
Catholic Action
Alternative Scottish four-piece.
Thekla
High Tyde
High Tyde, Thekla
Wed 28th/02/2018
The Mothers Ruin
Hey! Student!
Free entry and drink offers all night
Thu 1st/03/2018
Rough Trade
Arrows Of Love | Live
Arrows Of Love | Live - FREE
El Rincon Bristol
Jimmy Goodrich
Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter
Fri 2nd/03/2018
Salt Cafe
Lonely Tourist (full band) + support
"Remuneration" album launch from top indie-rock quartet
The Old Market Assembly
Rusty Shackle
Welsh indie-roots band Rusty Shackle have been tearing up stages around the world since 2010
The Mothers Ruin
IT: Seprona, Bravo Sierra // Night Ride DJs
Seprona head down from Liverpool for their debut Bristol headline show
Thekla
K Flay
K.Flay, Thekla
Sat 3rd/03/2018
The Trap
BPF / SBR: Table Scraps, Yo No Se, Captain Süün
Bristol Psych Fest/Stolen Body Records: Table Scraps come back to Bristol to promote their new album Autonomy
Salt Café
Lonely Tourist (full band) album launch
The 2nd night of the Lonely Tourist album launch due to popular demand!
Rough Trade Bristol
Phoebe Bridgers & Guests
Howling Owl & Fantome present Phoebe Bridgers
The Lanes
Dept S Club Night * Ian Matthews (Kasabian) DJ Set
We are pleased to bring KASABIAN'S powerhouse drummer Ian Matthews...
Sun 4th/03/2018
The Tobacco Factory
Daisy Chapman
Dark, gothic, melodic, poetic singer-songwriter / pianist and band
Mon 5th/03/2018
Crofters Rights
ONCE & FUTURE BAND (Castle Face Records) + Guests
Gravy Train Present: Once and Future Band + Supoort
Mr Wolfs
SongSmith
2018 SongSmith @Mr Wolf's ft Glass Angel / Carter Daze / Windshake
The Old England Pub
Sean Nicholas Savage + Aldous RH
Canadian crooner / Manchester maestro meet-n-make majestic musique
Tue 6th/03/2018
The Gallimaufry
Switch Violet
Soul, blues and groove
Wed 7th/03/2018
Exchange
Mutant Monster return to Bristol!
Japanese female punk trio return to the Exchange in Bristol.
Colston Hall
Solomon Grey (in The Lantern)
Acclaimed composer/producer duo bring captivating original sound to The Lantern
Thu 8th/03/2018
Thekla
DIY Class of 2018 Tour
PALE WAVES / Our Girl / BLOXX
Fri 9th/03/2018
Thekla
Insecure Men
Insecure Men, Thekla
Sat 10th/03/2018
Mr Wolfs
IT: No Hot Ashes, SAUCE & Mitch Sanders
Indie funk of the highest order in Mr Wolf's!
Sun 11th/03/2018
Thekla
The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer...
The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die
Tue 13th/03/2018
The Fleece
Locust
Locust + The Out Crowd + Wuuad + Throwing Knives + The Foreign Quarter
Wed 14th/03/2018
The Louisiana
Mutant-Thoughts
Experimental Alternative evening
Thu 15th/03/2018
Crofters Rights
Dubious Jim Records Presents: Those Molten Eyes
Debut Dubious Jim night, showcasing some of the hottest up and coming bands in Bristol
Fri 16th/03/2018
The Stag And Hounds
BIRDSKULLS + HEAVY LUNGS
Gravy Train presents: Birdskulls + Heavy Lungs
El Rincon Bristol
Fly Yeti Fly
excellent vocal harmony duo based in Devon
Sat 17th/03/2018
Mr Wolfs
NightBus presents
-True Strays- EP Launch Party with support from Joe Probert
The Thunderbolt
The Monochrome Set, The Hepburns + Karen
Post-punk/indie legends, The Monochrome Set return to The Thunderbolt to promote their new album and celebrate 40 years together,
Cafe Kino
Arrest! Charlie Tipper - Album launch
Album launch for top Bristol Indie band
To The Moon
Glitch Bitch #2
We are very pleased to welcome our Old Market neighbours Glitch for a party curated by them
The Lanes
* Department S Club Night * Undergound Frets
Legendary Bristol club night with JOHN THE MOD!
Sun 18th/03/2018
Exchange
Caves
A Sunday punk rock matinee!
Mon 19th/03/2018
Crofters Rights
PHOBOPHOBES + YOWL + WOODEN INDIAN BURIAL GROUND
Gravy Train presents: Phobophobes + Yowl + Wooden Indian Burial Ground + Gravy Train DJs
Tue 20th/03/2018
Wed 21st/03/2018
The Lanes
Dinosaur Jr Unoffical After Party
Free entry unofficial after party after the Dinosaur Jr gig in Bristol.
Thu 22nd/03/2018
The Grain Barge
Spinning Coin
Scottish indie rock via Domino Records imprint Geographic
Thekla
Tom Walker
Tom Walker, Thekla
Sun 25th/03/2018
The Grain Barge
Sailing Stones
Bristol-based songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. Bladerunner meets Laurel Canyon.
Tue 27th/03/2018
Exchange
Family Tea presents Kriss Foster
with support from Static Queen and Martin Chitty
Thekla
The Magic Gang
The Magic Gang, Thekla
Wed 28th/03/2018
Thu 29th/03/2018
Exchange
No Age
LA based noise-rock duo return after five years.
Thekla
Eliza and the Bear
Eliza and the Bear, Thekla
Sat 31st/03/2018
Fiddlers
Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts
Jeffrey Lewis ++ Los Bolts in Bristol 31.03.18
Exchange
Fishstock 2018
DIY punk all dayer
Tue 3rd/04/2018
Thekla
Sunflower Bean
Sunflower Bean, Thekla
Thu 5th/04/2018
The Thunderbolt
The Cravats/Folk Devils + Otalgia, The T
The Cravats and Folk Devils live in Bristol with support from Otalgia
Rough Trade
NNTS: Nabihah Iqbal (Formally Throwing Shade)
Moody, propulsive basslines with shimmering synth atmospheres.
Thekla
Shame
Shame, Live at Thekla
Sat 7th/04/2018
Hy-Brasil Music Club
MLUTV Presents: THE BLACK DELTA MOVEMENT
MLUTV Presents: THE BLACK DELTA MOVEMENT + BLACK DOLDRUMS + WYCH ELM + SPRINGBREAK
The Lanes
* Dept S Club Night * Rock 'n' Roll High School
Department S Club Night Bristol present...
Sun 8th/04/2018
The Grain Barge
Florist
Soft-synthesizer-folk from the Catskill Mountains, NY
Tue 10th/04/2018
Rough Trade Bristol
Echo Ladies & guests
Noisy garage shoegaze from Sweden
Thekla
Girl Ray
London based guitar pop / BBC 6 Music sweethearts
Wed 11th/04/2018
Thekla
Alex Cameron
Australian croon pop maestro, collaborating with Angel Olsen and The Killers on his latest record.
Fri 13th/04/2018
Colston Hall
Bastille
Indie pop heavyweights Bastille visit Bristol
Sat 14th/04/2018
Exchange
The Fallen Women
All-female live Fall karaoke band The Fallen Women are hitting the West for the first time!
Tue 17th/04/2018
Wed 18th/04/2018
Thekla
Aquilo
Aquilo, Thekla
Fri 20th/04/2018
Thekla
Nerina Pallot
Nerina Pallot / Cattle & Cane
Sat 21st/04/2018
The Louisiana
Breakfast #3 Launch Party All-Dayer
The Gnarwhals / Dream Nails / John / Springbreak / Dama Scout / Wych Elm / It's Chez Ali (Sweden) / Little Baby Sharks / Langkamer
Cafe Kino
Laish
Full Band Album Launch
Thekla
The Hara
The Hara: No Regret's UK Tour
Mon 23rd/04/2018
Thekla
Isaac Gracie
Isaac Gracie, Thekla
Tue 24th/04/2018
Colston Hall
Barenaked Ladies
Grammy nominated pop rock
Thekla
The Low Anthem
The Low Anthem perform at Thekla
Wed 25th/04/2018
Thekla
Justin Nozuka
Justin Nozuka, Thekla
Colston Hall
Bryan Ferry
Roxy Music frontman and pop icon Bryan Ferry returns to Colston Hall
Thu 26th/04/2018
Rough Trade Bristol
SPECTRES / HOUSEWIVES / E B U
Howling Owl Records present another night of unforgivable excellence.
Fri 27th/04/2018
The Louisiana
HER'S + Guests
Gravy Train Presents: Her's + Support
Sat 28th/04/2018
Thekla
Gengahr
Gengahr, Thekla
Sun 29th/04/2018
Exchange
Jacuzzi Boys
Miami punks doing punk things
Wed 2nd/05/2018
Thekla
We Are Scientists
We Are Scientists, Thekla
Thu 3rd/05/2018
Fri 4th/05/2018
The Cube
Matana Roberts & Kelly Jayne Jones
A brand new collaboration developed and performed for the first time at The Cube
Sat 5th/05/2018
Thekla
Sam Brookes
Sam Brookes, Thekla
Tue 8th/05/2018
Thekla
Pinkshinyultrablast
Pinkshinyultrablast, Thekla
Thu 10th/05/2018
Thekla
Gang Of Youths
Gang of Youths, Thekla
Fri 11th/05/2018
The Old Market Assembly
Elephant Sessions
Elephant Sessions are a musical power house, welding weapons grade grooves and guitar attack
Tue 15th/05/2018
Exchange
Cousin Kula
Chiverin Showcase at The Exchange
Wed 16th/05/2018
Thekla
Japanese Breakfast
Japanese Breakfast, Thekla
Mon 21st/05/2018
Thekla
Island
Island, Live at Thekla
Tue 22nd/05/2018
Hy-Brasil Music Club
MLUTV Presents: IS BLISS
MLUTV Presents: IS BLISS + JENNIFER + WYCH ELM + THE MALARKEY
Thu 24th/05/2018
The Louisiana
Screaming Females
New Jersey DIY-punk luminaries
Fri 25th/05/2018
The Old Market Assembly
CoCo and the Butterfields
CoCo and the Butterfields are an English indie-pop band, from Canterbury, Kent.
Sat 9th/06/2018
The Louisiana
Palm + Support
Palm plays rock music backwards
Fri 22nd/06/2018
St Philips Gate, Feeder Road
Echo & The Bunnymen + The Jesus & Mary Chain
Echo & The Bunnymen + The Jesus & Mary Chain + Peter Hook & The Light in Bristol this summer for Skyline Series!
Fri 20th/07/2018
St Philips Gate, Feeder Road
Future Islands (Skyline Series)
American synth pop band Future Islands visit Bristol for the Skyline Series this summer!
Mon 30th/07/2018
The Louisiana
The Burning Hell
Alter-ego of Canadian songwriter Mathias Kom
Fri 24th/08/2018
St Philips Gate, Feeder Road
James Arthur (Skyline Series)
James Arthur live in Bristol this summer for Skyline Series!
Fri 31st/08/2018
St Philips Gate, Feeder Road
Texas and Imelda May (Skyline Series)
Texas and Imelda May come to Bristol this summer for Skyline Series.
Fri 7th/09/2018
St Philips Gate, Feeder Road
Garbage (Skyline Series)
90's rock legends Garbage come to Bristol this summer for Skyline Series!
Sun 9th/09/2018
St Philips Gate, Feeder Road
The The (Skyline Series)
Post-punk heroes The The come to Bristol for Skyline Series.