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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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The Lansdown
Saskia Maxwell + Eleanor VS. live
Jazz & folk singer-songwriters Saskia Maxwell and Eleanor VS.
The Louisiana
Johnny Lloyd
Johnny Lloyd headlines Thekla
Thekla
Joe Goddard
Joe Goddard headlines Thekla
TOMORROW
The Gallimaufry
Jausme
Look Up, Look Down - EP launch
Wed 26th/04/2017
Rise
Maximo Park
Live at Rise Bristol
Thu 27th/04/2017
The Thunderbolt
Pat Fish (Jazz Butcher)+ Short Stories
Pat Fish (Jazz Butcher) makes a rare solo appearance at The Thunderbolt, Bristol
The Chelsea Inn
Tim Holehouse & The Tourette Boys
London delta blues vs Dresden psychedelic power blues
Fri 28th/04/2017
The Old England Pub
The Happy Few live
THE HAPPY FEW with support
Mr Wolfs
Sympathiser // DJ Nino
Indie / alt live music
Sat 29th/04/2017
Crofters Rights
Robi Mitch + 4th Project + Natty Reeves Social
Summery lofi indie pop with soul and hiphop influences
Southbank
Talking Heads Night at Southbank Club
Talking Heads Tribute with Speaking In Tongues
Wed 3rd/05/2017
O2 Academy
Future Islands
Future Islands headline the O2 Academy Bristol
Thu 4th/05/2017
The Thunderbolt
The Fallen Leaves + The Kite Collectors
The Fallen Leaves - punk rock for gentlemen....
Fri 5th/05/2017
The Louisiana
HMLTD + support
Live click-track noise band.
Sat 6th/05/2017
The Passenger Shed
Thatchers Haze Sessions
One-Day Music Event ft Little Comets, Elder Island, Eva Lazarus and Harry & The Gondolas
The Lantern
Signal to the Satellite. Saturday May 6th
We need your help to make our next release!
Mon 8th/05/2017
Crofters Rights
Shame
Shame headline The Crofter's Rights
Tue 9th/05/2017
Crofters Rights
The Parrots + Yowl
Madrid's finest scuzz rock export
The Louisiana
Natives
Natives headline The Louisiana
Zion Community Arts Space
Ian Sherwood (Canada)
Contemporary Singer of the Year by the 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards
Thekla
Will Joseph Cook
Will Joseph Cook headlines Thekla
Thu 11th/05/2017
Mr Wolfs
Nicholson Heal with a splash of Vinegar
A night of brass slinging indie - lo-fi - pop music
Fri 12th/05/2017
Salt Café
Gavin Osborn / Cecile / Chris Webb
Three intelligent, melodic singer-songwriters return to Salt
The Louisiana
Cattle & Cane
Cattle & Cane headline The Louisiana
Sat 13th/05/2017
Exchange
Theme Park
THEME PARK - Live
Crofters Rights
Into The Ark
Into The Ark headline The Crofter's Rights
Thekla
Tankus The Henge
Tankus The Henge headline Thekla
The Louisiana
Kishi Bashi
Kishi Bashi headlines The Louisiana
The Old England Pub
Ducktails (solo) + James Ferraro
Real Estate side-project Ducktails and James Ferraro head to Bristol for a TINY show!
The Lanes
DEPARTMENT S CLUB NIGHT
Legendary Bristol club night with JOHN THE MOD!!
Mon 15th/05/2017
Thekla
Declan McKenna
Declan Mckenna headlines Thekla
Exchange
The Coathangers
Punk rock three-piece hailing from Atlanta
Tue 16th/05/2017
Crofters Rights
Ascent : SCARLET
Scarlet comes to The Crofter's Rights
Wed 17th/05/2017
Fri 19th/05/2017
Crofters Rights
Wrong Way Records Unmasked with This Other Kingdom
Wrong Way Records are proud to present 3 of their bands for a night of of psychedelia
Thekla
Ryley Walker
Ryley Walker headlines Thekla
Sat 20th/05/2017
Hours Space
Breakfast Records: Elevenses Launch
Human Bones, Grapefruit Moon, Nugget, Cageworks and Fuzzy Plums
The Louisiana
Brunch + Modern Rituals
The Brun n MR tour is stopping off in Bristol !
Sun 21st/05/2017
Southbank
Julie Byrne + Jim Ghedi
Showcasing her enchanting new LP 'Not Even Happiness' out now on Basin Rock. FFO: Nadia Reid, Angel Olsen, William Tyler.
The Tobacco Factory
The Bradley Brothers
Extraordinary looping improvisers with words, guitars and percussion
Mon 22nd/05/2017
Crofters Rights
VULGARIANS
Support from Strange Cages & Zebrafi
Mr Wolfs
SongSmith
Acoustic night
Tue 23rd/05/2017
The Old England Pub
10,000 Russos + Is Bliss
Fuzz Club's 10,000 Russos and Club AC30's Is Bliss bring sonic vibes to The Crofters Rights
Crofters Rights
Babeheaven
Babeheaven headline The Crofter's Rights
Thekla
Aldous Harding
Aldous Harding headlines Thekla
Wed 24th/05/2017
Thekla
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart headline Thekla
Sat 27th/05/2017
Various Venues
Dot to Dot Festival 2017
The best up and coming indie talent across a selection of the city's best venues
The Bristol Fringe
Alex Taylor
New Single Launch Night
Sun 28th/05/2017
The Louisiana
Alvarez Kings
Alvarez Kings headline The Louisiana
Tue 30th/05/2017
Thekla
Carl Barât and the Jackals
Carl Barât and the Jackals headline Thekla
Thu 1st/06/2017
Cafe Kino
THE THYME MACHINE + Gavin Osborn + Vinegar
An evening of Indie songs to put a smile on your face!
Fri 2nd/06/2017
Southbank
TOPS
Indie dream-pop from Montreal
Sat 3rd/06/2017
Thekla
Coasts
Coasts headline Thekla
Sun 4th/06/2017
SWX
Thee Oh Sees
Thee Oh Sees headline SWX
Crofters Rights
WEIRDS
Gravy Train Presents... WEIRDS + Support
Tue 6th/06/2017
The Louisiana
Froth
LA based, Wichita signed alt-psych band.
Thu 8th/06/2017
The Trinity Centre
Tycho
Tycho headline Trinity
Tue 13th/06/2017
Crofters Rights
Mannequin Pussy
Philadelphian thrash rock
Wed 14th/06/2017
The Old England Pub
Spinning Coin + Double Denim
Scottish indie rock signed to Domino - last since in Bristol touring with the legendary Teenage Fanclub
Thu 15th/06/2017
Crofters Rights
BIKE (Brazil)
Gravy Train Presents: BIKE + Support
Fri 16th/06/2017
Thekla
Kyla La Grange
Kyla La Grange headlines Thekla
Sat 17th/06/2017
Thekla
Sweet Baboo
Sweet Baboo headlines Thekla
Sun 18th/06/2017
Crofters Rights
Joseph J Jones
Joseph J Jones headlines The Crofter's Rights
Wed 21st/06/2017
Thekla
Pond
Pond headline Thekla
Sat 1st/07/2017
Thekla
Goldray
Goldray headline Thekla
Fri 7th/07/2017
SWX
ESDR presents Sharon Needles & Willam
A rare drag duo show from Rupaul's Drag Race stars Sharon Needles and Willam Belli
Tropicana Weston
Hazy Days Music Festival 2017
Headliners Fun Lovin' Criminals, Newton Faulkner, Reef, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and The Neville Staple Band with 13 other acts
Sat 8th/07/2017
Mr Wolfs
Imagine That presents // NO HOT ASHES
“Banging, progressive, future-psych tinged funk"
Fri 28th/07/2017
Gilcombe Farm, Bruton, Somerset
Farmfest 2017
A mischievous melting pot of music, arts, party and people – for the free and unfettered
Wed 13th/09/2017
SWX
Tash Sultana
Tash Sultana headlines SWX
Thekla
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah headline Thekla
Fri 15th/09/2017
The Louisiana
Banfi
Banfi headline The Louisiana
Sat 16th/09/2017
Thekla
Jaret Reddick
Jaret Reddick headlines Thekla
Sun 17th/09/2017
Thekla
The Veils
The Veils headline Thekla
Fri 22nd/09/2017
Thekla
Paul Draper
Paul Draper headlines Thekla
Sat 23rd/09/2017
Thekla
Macmillan Fest 2017
Macmillan Fest 2017 comes to Thekla
Sun 24th/09/2017
Thekla
Aquilo
Aquilo headline Thekla
Wed 27th/09/2017
The Trinity Centre
The Black Angels
The Black Angels headline The Trinity Centre
Fri 29th/09/2017
Thekla
Van Zeller
Bristol's garage rock 4 piece Van Zeller play their biggest headline to date on the boat.
Sat 14th/10/2017
SWX
The Amazons
The Amazons headline SWX
Sat 21st/10/2017
Thekla
Roddy Woomble
Roddy Woomble headlines Thekla
Tue 14th/11/2017
O2 Academy
Happy Mondays
Happy Mondays headline O2 Academy Bristol