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Bristol's Rock Scene

With so many artists jumping ship in favour of more fashionable genre name, it's always amazing to see how much falls under the 'rock' umbrella. Classic rock venues in Bristol include The O2 Academy and The Fleece.
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Crofters Rights
IdleGod 0.5 EP Launch W Dante Miller & JAM FACTORY
Bristol solo artist IdleGod's debut gig which will be showcasing the release of his first EP "0.5"
Band Film Studio
65daysofstatic: Decomposition Theory
A series of uniquely-generated algorithmic A/V shows
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift: Feat Alex Veitch
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
The Marble Factory
Hybrid Live
Hybrid Premiere Their Fifth Artist Album, Light Of The Fearless
The Old England
Sundays & Cybele/シベールの日曜日 // Arno
Hokkaido psych-dreamers Sunday & Cybele are ready for their Bristol debut!
Crofters Rights
Blue Orchids/Flux Capacitors/Short Stories
Founding member of The Fall, Martin Bramah, with his band Blue Orchids.
The Lanes
PHUCT
PHUCT are well stoked \m/ to confirm that we will be back once again to rock the Lanes with Bristol’s Best and Longest Running Monthly Rock
Cafe Kino
Speak Brother - Meet Me In The Chaos Tour
Speak, Brother come to Bristol for the first time to celebrate their new single "Meet Me In The Chaos"
No.1 Harbourside
The Hawkmen
Dance the night away to Bristol's own, The Hawkmen!
Lakota
Bohemian Rhapsody
Bohemian Rhapsody
O2 Academy
Levellers
O2 Academy Bristol
The Old England Pub
Stolen Body Presents: Paul Jacobs w/ Guru
Paul Jacobs comes back with a new release - Easy - out on October 19th through Stolen Body Records.
Thekla
Dr Feelgood
Dr. Feelgood, Thekla
To The Moon
IT: Night Ride (FrEe!)
We're back on the 1's and 2's in To The Moon playing a mix of Rock 'n' Roll, Indie, Funk and Soul bangers!
The Lanes
Medicine Boy // Black Doldrums // Superdrone
Fuzz Club South African dream dark psych duo Medicine Boy's Bristol debut!
Rough Trade Bristol
Rakta / Falling Stacks / Fever 103
Brazilian face melters come to Bristol
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift/Snazzback: Reaction
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
The Lanes
Witch And The Wolf Live / Fragile Things + support
Witch And The Wolf present their third night in the heart of Bristol at The Lanes!
Thekla
Martin Stephenson & The Daintees
Martin Stephenson & The Daintees perform at Thekla
El Rincon
Rookeries
Country-meets-progressive-rock instrumental duo
The Mothers Ruin
Regulate (90's Night)
Free entry and drinks deals
The Louisiana
Still Corners
Dreamy Sub Pop outfit, soon to release their fourth LP 'Slow Air'
Cafe Kino
Pill Fangs / Karl Band / Daniela Dyson / BPC
Live music, poetry and botanical print making from Bristol Print Collective
At The Well
Benoit + Jemima Coulter Live at the Laundrette
Warm, melodic indie folk in a real life laundrette
O2 Academy
Cast
The Greatest Hits Tour
The Brunswick Club
Hen Ogledd + Glorias Navales
Richard Dawson's band project with harpist Rhodri Davies and friends present their album 'Mogic' out in November on Weird World/Domino
Rough Trade Bristol
The Rupees
In association with Sailor Jerry. ***Free drink on entry***
Zed Alley
Punka: Martyrials, Monocle & Little Baby Sharks
Punka Presents gig with 3 bands and a drag queen host!
The Stag And Hounds
Vile Creature / Bismuth / Age Decay
A celebration of slow, heavy riffs at Bristol's Stag and Hounds Public House.
Exchange
Malcolm Middleton + support
Expert guitar-led songcraft from Arab Strap founder
Hy Brasil Music Club
River Whyless
FREE: indie folk from Asheville, North Carolina
Crofters Rights
Prudent Primate EP launch
Launch of the debut Prudent Primate EP with Snazzback and Insomnichord!
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift Trio: Synesthesia
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
Anson Rooms
DMA's
Indie trio DMA's are heading out on a UK headline tour where they’ll flaunt the gloriously uplifting sound of their new album, "For Now".
Cafe Kino
Still House Plants, O Yama O & EP/64
Experimental and improvised rock, jazz, noise, folk and punk.
Rough Trade Bristol
DUDS
The duddymen duds duds duds
Thekla
The Wedding Present
The Wedding Present perform at Thekla
Crofters Rights
LF: Lapis Lazuli / My Octopus Mind / Okay Leader
High grade Canterbury Psych, Prog, Jazz Disco Joy
Rough Trade Bristol
Wax Music 5th Birthday
Celebrate 5 Years of the independent music platform with some of the UK's most exciting names.
Thekla
Graveyard
Graveyard perform at Thekla
Thekla
Lucero
Lucero perform at Thekla
Crofters Rights
The Desert, Ålesund, Chaz Thorogood
Funnel present The Desert, Ålesund & Chaz Thorogood live at The Crofters Rights, Monday 10th December.
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift Reworks Bonobo
Paying tribute to an artist, producer, composer or label.
The Old England Pub
Lower Slaughter / Acid Cannibals / Pohl
A night of party-starting, filthy heavy, raucous and powerfully entertaining music...
The Old England Pub
Chupa Cabra / Twisted Ankle / BullyBones / EachOne
Energetic North Wales Garage Punk supported by 3 of Bristol's finest upcoming noise-punks.
Rough Trade Bristol
SBR & WP: Cegvera Album Launch
Cegvera album launch with support from Yo No Se and Sergeant Thunderhoof
Rough Trade Bristol
Tess Parks + Support
NEW ALBUM COMING OUT WITH ANTON FROM BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE.
The Lanes
PHUCT - Bristol's Rock Metal Alternative Xmas Shin
PHUCT are well stoked \m/ to confirm that we will be rocking the Lanes with our pre Xmas Shindig this December!!
The Golden Lion
Imagine That's Christmas Party!
Free entry Christmas knees up! Live performances & DJs!
The Cube
Tashi Wada Group
ft. Julia Holter & Corey Fogel
Crofters Rights
Breakfast Records presents: Bodega Sisters
Breakfast welcomes Swedish indie wunderkinds all the way from Stockholm for a radical lil gig.
The Golden Lion
The Bad Losers Return
Bristol's finest Garage Rock
Crofters Rights
Nest Egg
Fuzz Club fire alarms terror Nest Egg are more than ready for their Bristol debut!
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift Trio: Album recording
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
The Mothers Ruin
Regulate (90's Night)
Free entry and drinks deals
The Louisiana
Concert For Krekelaar (1990-2018)
Charity event to raise money for the Krekelaar family
Rough Trade Bristol
Lorelle Meets The Obsolete
Fantome & Rough Trade Bristol present...
Crofters Rights
Breakfast Presents: Radiators, Gork & The Gin Birk
Breakfast Records are stoked to host local garage-rock rapscallions RADIATORS , in their debut outing as a headline band.
Crofters Rights
Breakfast Pres: SLONK Single Launch
Come celebrate the launch of SLONK's brand new 7" 'Holidays'
The Old England Pub
Acid Dad
NYC's sewer spirits Acid Dad will be finally coming to Bristol for their first time at the Old England.
Crofters Rights
Boss Keloid // Desert Storm // Baron Greenback
Stoner Rock extravaganza, featuring some of the UK's finest!
The Old England Pub
N0V3L
Canadian post-punk-funk from members of Crack Cloud / Women
Exchange
THE WAVE PICTURES
The WAVE PICTURES in BRISTOL
The Louisiana
Daniel Knox
Chicago based composer, of whom's new LP features Jarvis Cocker
Rough Trade Bristol
Black Midi
One of the most incredible live bands in the UK
The Lanes
IT: Alcuna Wilds, We Are Strangers Minds & Arno
Alcuna Wilds bring Atmospheric Trip Rock to The Lanes for IVW!
The Marble Factory
Omar Souleyman
Syrian-born dabke pioneer
Crofters Rights
Air Waves
New LP 'Warrior' features Kevin Morby and Katie Von Schleicher
Exchange
Chewing On Tinfoil
Best band in the world
Rough Trade Bristol
Ian Sweet
Boston based, Hardly Art signed alt pop
The Bristol Fringe
Rearranged Songs of Kate Bush and Scott Walker
Rearranged Songs of Kate Bush and Scott Walker
The Old England Pub
Toundra // Cegvera // Super Goliath
Spanish instrumental power-force TOUNDRA returns to Bristol for a rare intimate performance.
Anson Rooms
Midge Ure
The MJR Group presents... Midge Ure