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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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The Louisiana
Flag Fen, Beak> DJs, Seitz, Schnauser & more
Fundraiser for musicians who lost gear in the Netham Road fire
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.
Hydra Bookshop
Phaedra's Love / Human Heat
donation entry DIY punk/emo show
Rough Trade Bristol
Lost Under Heaven
Rough Trade Bristol presents...
Convivio
Eighth Avenue @ Convivio
Convivio welcome the fabulous Eighth Avenue!
Crofters Rights
IOTA // Mellor // Kings Kin // BYRNE
A line up you don't want to miss. Up and coming band IOTA from Bristol starts the new year with a headliner at Crofters Rights in their home
Mr Wolfs
SongSmith presents The Genius of David Bowie
The Genius of David Bowie:Sound and Vision (relaunch)
Mr Wolfs
SongSmith presents The Genius of David Bowie
SongSmith @Mr Wolf's presents The Genius of David Bowie:Sound and Vision
The Three Tuns
The Lewis Creaven Band at The Tuns
January Blues at The Three Tuns featuring The Lewis Creaven Band
Zed Alley
IT: DOLLS, Attic'O'Matic & Socket
Garage Grungy Rock Duo return to Bristol!
El Rincon
Colin Smith
Virtuoso multi-genre piano karaoke king
Crofters Rights
Breakfast Pres: SLONK Single Launch
Come celebrate the launch of SLONK's brand new 7" 'Holidays'
O2 Academy
Skid Row
O2 Academy Bristol
The Elmer's Arms
Monsoon Season
A night of global grooves, exploring the sounds of the eastern hemisphere.
The Golden Lion
The Bulltown Boys
Rockabilly, Surf, Rock'n' Roll, Garage, Psychobilly
The Lanes
BLG Promotions Present: Crooked Little Sons
BLG Promotions Present: Crooked Little Sons
The Lanes
★ FAT LIP ★ The Annual UV Party!
★ FAT LIP ★ The Annual UV Party! 26th Jan @The Lanes
Crofters Rights
Boss Keloid // Desert Storm // Baron Greenback
Stoner Rock extravaganza, featuring some of the UK's finest!
The Golden Lion
The Bad Dads
Its not Dad Rock, honest
The Old England Pub
N0V3L + Cruelty + Seek Warmth
Canadian post-punk-funk from members of Crack Cloud / Women
Anson Rooms
Blue Oyster Cult
Over their four-decade career, Blue Öyster Cult have established themselves as one of the most iconic bands of their time.
The Louisiana
Daniel Knox
Chicago based composer, of whom's new LP features Jarvis Cocker
The Lanes
BLG Presents: Tiffany Pieces of Me Tour (acoustic)
BLG Presents: Tiffany - Pieces of Me Tour (acoustic)
Exchange
THE WAVE PICTURES
The WAVE PICTURES in BRISTOL
Rough Trade Bristol
Black Midi + Jerskin Fendrix
One of the most incredible live bands in the UK
O2 Academy
Inglorious
O2 Academy Bristol
The Lanes
IT: Alcuna Wilds, We Are Strangers Minds & Arno
Alcuna Wilds bring Atmospheric Trip Rock to The Lanes for IVW!
Hy Brasil Music Club
PILL + Neurotic Fiction
NY based post-punks on Mexican Summer / Dull Tools
The Lanes
IT: Alcuna Wilds, We Are Strangers Minds & Arno
IT: Alcuna Wilds, We Are Strangers Minds & Arno (IVW19)
Crofters Rights
Champagne Superchillin'
NYC French psych-pop Champagne Superchillin' Lysergic Limes will be the guests for Independent Venue week!
The Lanes
BLG Promotions Presents: The Mocking Jays
BLG Promotions Presents: The Mocking Jays + Lessens
Crofters Rights
Air Waves + Katy J Pearson
New LP 'Warrior' features Kevin Morby and Katie Von Schleicher
the red lion
Riskee & the Ridicule, Public Order Act & more
Grime punk, dub and ska! A night of genre hopping mayhem
To The Moon
Bang February 2019
Bang is back for their first club night of 2019!
The Lanes
✰ Dept S Club Night ✰ The Howlers
As part of Independent Venue Week 'DEPARTMENT S' CLUB NIGHT BRISTOL present The Howlers!
Exchange
Chewing On Tinfoil
Best band in the world
Rough Trade Bristol
Cherry Glazerr
Cherry Glazerr will be live in-store at Rough Trade Bristol to perform tracks from their new album 'Stuffed and Ready'
Rough Trade Bristol
Ian Sweet
Boston based, Hardly Art signed alt pop
The Gallimaufry
Wandering Monster & Waldo's Gift
Yorkshire-based ferocious jazz-rock outfit
Blue Mountain
Retrospect: Launch Party
Disco/Classics vs Jungle/DnB
Hy-Brasil Music Club
Party Hardly
Party Hardly skirt the line between dream-pop and Brit-pop with plenty of cheek and energy to spare
The Bristol Fringe
Rearranged Songs of Kate Bush and Scott Walker
Rearranged Songs of Kate Bush and Scott Walker
Rough Trade Bristol
Honey Lung
Honey Lung will be live in-store at Rough Trade Bristol to perform tracks from their new album 'Memory'
The Mothers Ruin
Breakfast presents: Dim Vanilla EP Launch
Swedish shoegaze stalwarts supported by brilliant Bristolian bulwarks.
The Lanes
PHUCT - Bristol's Rock & Metal Alternative
PHUCT - Bristol's Rock & Metal Alternative - February 8th 2019
The Lanes
PHUCT - Bristol's Rock Metal Alternative
PHUCT - Bristol's Rock Metal Alternative - 8th February 2019
The Island
Stolen Body: Al Lover/Slift Co headline show
Al Lover and Slift double album release show at The Islands basement venue.
The Old England Pub
Toundra // Cegvera // Super Goliath
Spanish instrumental power-force TOUNDRA returns to Bristol for a rare intimate performance.
Exchange
China Shop Bull
Punk/rave/ska/hip hop
The Lanes
Kamchatka // The Grand Mal
Blues tinged ’70s styled, Swedish hard rockers KAMCHATKA return to Snuff Lane.
The Old England Pub
Surfbort
New York punks signed to Julian Casablancas' Cult Records
Rough Trade Bristol
Yak
Yak will be live in-store at Rough Trade Bristol to perform tracks from their new album 'Pursuit of Momentary Happiness'
The Louisiana
Dutch Criminal Record @ The Louisiana
Dutch Criminal Record headline The Louisiana for the biggest Bristol show yet.
Crofters Rights
Michael Clark + Stanlaey
MICHAEL CLARK will be touring across the UK this February in support his debut EP 'Something To Be Won'.
Rough Trade Bristol
Elder Island
Elder Island will be live in-store at Rough Trade Bristol to perform tracks from their new album 'The Omnitone Collection'
O2 Academy
White Denim
O2 Academy Bristol
Crofters Rights
LF Presents: My Octopus Mind 'Elska' Launch
Part ambient introverted journeys of a wandering mind, part jagged crunchy riffs and soul wrenching howls!
The Lanes
Gringo Star
Psych/ Indie Goodness
Crofters Rights
HW: Lazybones, Martyrials and more
Hotwax Promotions presents Lazybones, Martyrials and more.
The Old England Pub
Stolen Body presents: Ouzo Bazooka
Ouzo Bazooka (Isreal) return to Bristol fresh off the release of their new album Transporter.
O2 Academy
Blue October
O2 Academy Bristol
Cafe Kino
Sylvette, Olive Haigh + Guests
Manchester art-rockers Sylvette come to Bristol for a night of orchestral wonder - with local support.
The Louisiana
Ohmme
Expect the unexpected with improvisational rock duo Ohmme
The Old England Pub
Vinyl Staircase
Fresh from supporting Wolf Alice, the indie foursome make their debut Bristol headline
Mr Wolfs
New Luna + and Alice // DJ Nino
New Luna + and Alice at Mr Wolfs
The Old England Pub
B2B All-Dayer: Bristol
Spinny Nights and Hotwax bring you the BRISTOL instalment of their B2B all-dayers.
The White Rabbit
Breakfast Records presents Langkamer + Ead Wood
A night of lush indie rock to beckon in the Spring
Hy-Brasil Music Club
GANG + INEVITABLE DAYDREAM
Gravy Train presents... Gang + Inevitable Daydream + guests
Rough Trade Bristol
William The Conqueror
William The Conqueror will be live in-store at Rough Trade Bristol to perform tracks from their new album 'Bleeding On The Soundtrack'
The Mothers Ruin
Campbell & The Quarter Turns 'Waiting So Long'
Bristol's Rock 'n' Soul Collective Host a Night To Remember!
Crofters Rights
Night Flight
Ones-to-watch in 2019 Night Flight are alt-rock champions
Crofters Rights
Septabeat & Mutant-Thoughts
Live drum & bass and electronic music
Exchange
International Women's Day Extravaganza
Championing women of all shapes and sizes with a killer line-up of live music, drag, DJs and much more.
Fiddlers
Henge plus Paddy Steer
Intergalactic ravers; practitioners of the sacred sounds of Cosmic Dross
Cafe Kino
Burnout plus support at Cafe kino
Burnout, Parla, Kings Kin, Swine
The Lanes
James Chance & The Contortions
NYC no-wave legend James Chance will be coming to the UK as part of a VERY RARE UK tour!
Exchange
SUMAC plus Baptists and Endon at Exchange, Bristol
Sumac return to Bristol joined by Baptists and Endon
O2 Academy
Deaf Havana
O2 Academy Bristol
Salt Cafe
Marty Wilson-Piper
Church / All About Eve / Saints guitarist performs an intimate gig in Bristol
The Louisiana
Bayonne
Minimalist composer Bayonne's latest LP Drastic Measures is out on City Slang Feb 22nd.
Anson Rooms
Soft Machine
Bristol SU Live // Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival
Anson Rooms
The Bristol Bluesmen
Bristol SU Live // Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival
The Lanes
Belzebong // MaidaVale // The Necromancers
The Purveyors of Dankness, Polish heavy-doomfuzzers BELZEBONG return!
Mr Wolfs
IT: Ceremoney & Bravo Sierra
POWER POP to get the wolfden moving!
The Lanes
Sugar Candy Mountain
Californian bubble-pop Sugar Candy Mountain back to Bristol at The Lanes!
Rough Trade Bristol
Oozing Wound // Ghold // More TBA
The worlds fastest noise rock band; Chicago speed space metal trio Oozing Wound return!
The Louisiana
Art School Girlfriend
Signed to Paul Epworth's Wolf Tone label (home to The Horrors + Glass Animals)
Crofters Rights
Folk Devils / Inca Babies
An evening of Post-Punk-Blues and Swamp-Rock shenanigans from 80s John Peel favourites.
The Louisiana
Liela Moss
The Duke Spirit's singer brings her debut LP to Bristol.
The Old England Pub
Porridge Radio
Absolutely brilliant sadcore from Brighton.
Hy Brasil Music Club
Anna St. Louis
New record 'If Only There Was A River' was produced by Kevin Morby / Kyle Thomas (King Tuff)
Hy-Brasil Music Club
Press Club (+ Support)
One of the hottest bands in Australia head to Bristol for the first time...
Crofters Rights
Mike Krol
Merge signed American scuzzy punk Mike Krol returns after a four-year break.
Rough Trade Bristol
Rakta & Deafkids
Brazilian Proto-Noise and Drone
SouthBank
Rozi Plain
After a lengthy absence the This Is The Kit collaborator returns to her adopted home of Bristol.
The Lanes
The Underground Youth
Fuzz Club bright black stars are finally playing their first ever Bristol show!
The Lanes
Bee Bee Sea
Lysergic Limes kickoff garage rockers Bee Bee Sea from Italy are coming back to Bristol!
Zed Alley
DF: RIP • Sergeant Thunderhoof [Zed Alley]
R.I.P. (US) & Sergeant Thunderhoof (UK) // Double Header at Zed Alley
Anson Rooms
Midge Ure
The MJR Group presents... Midge Ure
Rough Trade Bristol
Priests
Washington D.C. punks return with the 2nd record 'The Seduction of Kansas'
The Louisiana
James Yorkston
Returns to Bristol with new record 'The Route to the Harmonium’, out on Domino in Feb 2019.
TBA
TRIPTYCH
T R I P T Y C H : S A T U R D A Y 8 J U N E
Crofters Rights
The Stroppies
Melbourne-based DIY titans head to the south for their debut Bristol show
The Lanes
Boogarins
After their sold out debut shows, brasilian psych-pop enthusiasts are coming back at The Lanes with a new record!