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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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Woahnows / Katie Ellen
Woahnows album release show!
Crofters Rights
Woman's Hour
Kendall based synth-gloom-pop
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift Open Collaboration
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
hy-brasil music club
Pop or Not: The Shifters + Katy J Pearson + Gork
The Shifters (melbourne/trouble in mind) play witty off kilter guitar pop, entirely on their own wavelenghth.
The Louisiana
Bayonne
Minimalist composer Bayonne's latest LP Drastic Measures is out on City Slang Feb 22nd.
Cafe Kino
An Evening With Hush Mozey
Inspired by their BBC live performance, Hush Mozey bring you a stripped back and intimate set at Cafe Kino on Thursday the 21st of March!
Rough Trade Bristol
Holiday Ghosts
Brighton garage punks, FFO: The Velvet Underground, Beat Happening
O2 Academy
Arctic Monkeys: Performed Live By A 10-Piece Brass
Join us as we celebrate one of the most iconic albums of the 21st century through a 10-piece brass band.
Crofters Rights
Lapis Lazuli // Snazzback
Lapis Lazuli + Snazzback - progressive-jazz / fusion / experimental
Hy-brasil
AT: Radiators and Almagrey (Free Event)
Punk and sleazy psychedelia night with two live acts and DJ's
Anson Rooms
Soft Machine
Bristol SU Live // Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival
The Lanes
Father Funk's Church of Love: Nuns N' Roses
BROTHERS AND SISTERS! On March 22nd we will be bringing you the most rockin’ Church of Love yet…
The Trinity Centre
Art Battle Bristol
Live painting action where audience vote decides the winner.
Anson Rooms
The Bristol Bluesmen
Bristol SU Live // Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival
The Lanes
Back To The 80s - Bristol
Join us for the ultimate 80's extravaganza dedicated to the soundtrack of your youth.
The Lanes
Belzebong // MaidaVale // The Necromancers
The Purveyors of Dankness, Polish heavy-doomfuzzers BELZEBONG return!
Crofters Rights
Hysterical Injury (Farewell), Run Logan Run, TBA
(Art-rock/Spiritual Jazz) Hysterical Injury's album launch and final show, with spiritual jazz group Run Logan Run
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift Reworks: Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
Exchange
Health + Bliss Signal
Noise is good for You
Crofters Rights
Huw Eddy & The Carnival live at The Crofters Right
Pedalling sound waves with a gob stopping core of Indie Folk
Mr Wolfs
Palooka 5 and Bullybones at Mr Wolfs!
Palooka 5 + Bullybones // Resident DJ
Crofters Rights
The Brexit PUNK ROCK Break Down!
Featuring St.PIERRE SNAKE INVASION, JOHN E VISTIC ROCK N ROLL SOUNDSYSTEM, DROOGS and BLIND MAN DEATH STARE (OZ)
Mr Wolfs
IT: Ceremoney, Bravo Sierra & Anna Colette
POWER POP to get the wolfden moving!
The Lanes
★ FAT LIP ★ Twenty-Nine-Scene Party! 30th March @T
★ Are YOU ready to storm through the party like your name is El Niño? ★
The Canteen
LaDIY Fest
A fest you don't want to miss!
Crofters Rights
Sugar Candy Mountain
Californian bubble-pop Sugar Candy Mountain back to Bristol at The Lanes!
Rough Trade Bristol
Oozing Wound // Ghold // Bruxa Maria
The worlds fastest noise rock band; Chicago speed space metal trio Oozing Wound return!
Crofters Rights
Seven Colour Drive / Sean Addicott / Glacial Pace
Seven Colour Drive (improvised set), Sean Addicott, Glacial Pace
The Louisiana
Art School Girlfriend
Signed to Paul Epworth's Wolf Tone label (home to The Horrors + Glass Animals)
The Old England Pub
Pink Ink: Bull//Denh Izen//FOOTBALL FC
York's Bull will blow your ears off with support from the atmospheric Denh Izen and Bristol punks FOOTBALL FC
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift Trio
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
Cafe Kino
Pumice | Rosena | Tom Bugs
Eccentric songcraft and noises, built around a rare appearance from New Zealand's very own Pumice.
The Old England Pub
Lower Slaughter // Henry Blacker // Plus More
LOWER SLAUGHTER return to Bristol in support of their forthcoming second album 'Some Things Take Work'
Crofters Rights
FOIL // Lunarcy
FOIL celebrate the release of their debut EP 'Like A Man'
The Lanes
Motorcity
Motorcity - Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco & Rock 'n' Roll
Crofters Rights
Folk Devils / Inca Babies
An evening of Post-Punk-Blues and Swamp-Rock shenanigans from 80s John Peel favourites.
Hy-Brasil Music Club
Tugboat Captain + special guests
The nautical wonders known as Tugboat Captain are back in Bristol, presented on a salty pedestal by Wax Music and We Are Uncollective
The Old Bookshop
Ready Steady GO GO
A night of all things 1960s
The Gryphon
Last Dusk with support from Rain Children
Last Dusk are a gothic rock band from San José, Costa Rica.
The Golden Lion
Open Mic Showcase
A showcase of open mic talent
O2 Academy
Sundara Karma
O2 Academy Bristol
The Louisiana
Liela Moss
The Duke Spirit's singer brings her debut LP to Bristol.
The Old England Pub
Fake Laugh
Kamran Khan (bassist of The Japanese House) brings his melodic swoon back to Bristol
Crofters Rights
Jack Hues & The Quartet feat. Syd Arthur
RMT Music & Funnel Live present one of three exclusive UK performances of 'Jack Hues & The Quartet feat. Syd Arthur'
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift feat. China Bowls
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
The Lanes
PHUCT - Bristol's Rock & Metal Alternative
PHUCT - Bristol's Rock & Metal Alternative - Exclusive Bloodstock Festival promo night - festival tickets to be won!
The Golden Lion
Blackbeards Tea Party with Punc
Double headliner of funk rock fun
Crofters Rights
HOUSEWIVES + BO GRITZ
Gravy Train presents... Housewives + Bo Gritz
The Old England Pub
Porridge Radio
Absolutely brilliant sadcore from Brighton.
The Louisiana
Sapphire Blues
We're skint come down
The Old England Pub
Frank the Baptist + Grooving in Green & NAUT
OffBeat Promotions & Shattered Spire Records presents a night of live Goth Rock with Frank The Baptist Official, Grooving In Green & NAUT.
Zed Alley
Trash! Club Night
Alternative anthems spanning 4 decades
The Plough Inn
The Blunders, The Sinictones & Aughiskey
Benefit gig for The Bristolian Newspaper
Hy Brasil Music Club
Anna St. Louis
New record 'If Only There Was A River' was produced by Kevin Morby / Kyle Thomas (King Tuff)
Crofters Rights
THE OSCILLATION
Gravy Train presents... The Oscillation, plus guests.
The Lanes
Hooveriii
Los Angeles TY Segall & the Muggers direct heirs HooverIII will be playing Bristol for the first time!
O2 Academy
Papa Roach
O2 Academy Bristol
O2 Academy
Bear's Den
O2 Academy Bristol
The Old England Pub
OHHMS // Secret Cutter // Plus More
UK’s breakthrough progressive metal act OHHMS return!
Hy-Brasil Music Club
Press Club (+ Support)
One of the hottest bands in Australia head to Bristol for the first time...
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift Open Collaboration
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
O2 Academy
Monster Truck
O2 Academy Bristol
Rough Trade Bristol
Spill Gold
Fantôme & Rough Trade Bristol present
Exchange
UT, Zad Kokar & Slaylor Moon
NYC No-wave Pioneers and French weirdo-beat
Exchange
Howlfest
"Come as you are. It's gonna be a howler."
The White Rabbit
LIPS / Anna Colette / Good Teeth
Falmouth fuzz-pop from LIPS, with local support
Rough Trade Bristol
Repo-Man, Twisted Ankle & Radiators
A noisy psych punk rock night at Rough Trade Bristol!
The Louisiana
Pet Shimmers
The Bristol collective, led by Oliver Wilde & currently being championed by BBC 6Music, prepare for their return
Anson Rooms
Idlewild
SJM Concerts Present Idlewild plus support
Rough Trade Bristol
Breakfast Records 3rd Birthday Party
A big old birthday bash for Breakfast Records.
Crofters Rights
The Hideaways / Nana White Pepper / Erica
“They have honed a raucously engaging sound that puts them right up there with the most exciting new bands” - Gig Radar
Crofters Rights
Mike Krol
Merge signed American scuzzy punk Mike Krol returns after a four-year break.
The Lanes
Vintage Crop (Australia)
Parquet dancers Vintage Crop from Australia are bringing their post-punk vibes to Europe with a Lysergic Limes freebie!
Exchange
Weyes Blood
Fourth LP Titanic Rising is out via Sub Pop on 5th April
The Gallimaufry
Waldo’s Gift: Reworks: Jon Hopkins ‘Insides’
Out of this world musicianship combines Hip-hop, Math, Jazz, Groove & Electronica
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.
Jam Jar
Alabaster dePlume & Peluché
round 2...it's peachy bring more tasty talent to the JamJar
The Old Market Assembly
John Fairhurst
London-based John Fairhurst makes heavy blues for heavy times.
Crofters Rights
True Strays live at The Crofters Rights, Bristol
The True Strays are a vintage loving, blues fuelled, dirty rock and roll band.
Exchange
Pop! Not Hate with the Darling Buds
4th in a series of 5 benefit concerts for Hope Not Hate and Stand Up to Racism with the Darling Buds, Davey Woodward and The Total Rejection
The Lanes
The Underground Youth // Tempers
Fuzz Club bright black stars are finally playing their first ever Bristol show!
The Old England Pub
Bong // Tuskar // Morag Tong
Transforming time through sublime sonic textures.
The Lanes
Electric Citizen // Vodun // Blackwater Holylight
Welcome heavy psych rockers Electric Citizen!
The Lanes
Bee Bee Sea
Lysergic Limes kickoff garage rockers Bee Bee Sea from Italy are coming back to Bristol!
The Cube
My Octopus Mind – Video Release Party
Experimental rock mongers bring their newly-extended 6-piece band to the Cube to celebrate their 2nd video release
The Lanes
Motorcity
Motorcity - Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco & Rock 'n' Roll
The Thunderbolt
SongSmith Xtra @The Thunderbolt
SongSmith Xtra @The Thunderbolt ft Kala Chng / Pariah / Chinchilla / GINS
Hy Brasil Music Club
Death By Unga Bunga
FREE! Norwegian rock prophecy comes true at Hy Brasil on 3rd May.
The Louisiana
Juniore + support
If you like a 60's French twist on the garage psych sound and you ain't afraid to dance then Juniore may just be the band of your dreams!
Anson Rooms
Midge Ure
The MJR Group presents... Midge Ure
The Mothers Ruin
Breakfast presents: Mermaidens (NZ)
Breakfast Records presents: Mermaidens, Swallow Cave & Slagheap.
O2 Academy
Peter Doherty
O2 Academy Bristol
The Old England Pub
Kiran Leonard
The Saddleworth sonic hound returns to Bristol via the incredibly intimate Old England.
Crofters Rights
Hand Habits
Meg Duffy brings sophomore record 'placeholder' to Bristol on 7th May
The Loco Klub
Electrolyte
Multi-award winning piece of gig-theatre that powerfully explores mental health.
The Loco Klub
Electrolyte
Multi-award winning piece of gig-theatre that powerfully explores mental health.
Hy-Brasil Music Club
Bdrmm
A masterclass in bedroom pop
The Loco Klub
Electrolyte
Multi-award winning piece of gig-theatre that powerfully explores mental health.
Cafe Kino
Frances Pylons (EP Launch)
Frances Pylons EP Launch with special guests
Hy Brasil Music Club
Pearl Charles
FREE! Lana Del Ray-esque alt-country
Mr Wolfs
Cosmic Ninja EP Release
A night of live alternative/electronic rock music with support from Turner and Stevie & The Masquerades
Rough Trade Bristol
Lewsberg & guests
Fantôme & Rough Trade Bristol present
The Cube
Darsombra at The Cube!
Wizzarding Promotions & The Cube Microplex presents an uplifting audio/visual psychedelic experience featuring Darsombra!
Rough Trade Bristol
Priests
Washington D.C. punks return with the 2nd record 'The Seduction of Kansas'
The Lanes
Stonefield
Flightless Records (King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, The Murlocs) fuzzy sisters quartet Stonefield Bristol debut!
The Louisiana
James Yorkston
Returns to Bristol with new record 'The Route to the Harmonium’, out on Domino in Feb 2019.
Hy-Brasil Music Club
The Nude Party + support
Good time rock and roll from future greats...
The Lanes
SPECTRUM (Peter Kember / Spacemen 3)
Gravy Train x BLG presents: Spectrum, plus guests
Zed Alley
Punka Presents: Oh The Guilt, HAVVK & Mauwe
From synth pop to noisey grunge this line up is pretty special!
The Lanes
Pretties Eyes (Castle Face Records)
Oh Sees John Dwyer's favourites Prettiest Eyes are back to Bristol!
Crofters Rights
Endless Boogie at Crofters Rights
BLG Promotions & Wizzarding Promotions presents a bluesy trip of an evening at Bristol's The Crofters Rights
The Lanes
CROCODILES
Gravy Train x BLG presents: Crocodiles, plus guests
The Lanes
Kikagaku Moyo 幾何学模様 - The Lanes May 20th
Stolen Body Records/Astral Festival and The Grey Area are delighted to finally work together to bring you the amazing Kikagaku Moyo / 幾何学模様
swx
Homeshake
Peter Sagar and co make their Bristol debut!
Crofters Rights
BLG Presents King Champion Sounds /Kuunatic /+more
BLG Promotions are proud to announce King Champion Sounds (NL), Kuunatic (JPN) & more
The Cube
Weedruid & Cegvera
An evening of stoner, doom and sludge
Rough Trade Bristol
Big | Brave & My Disco
Fantôme & Rough Trade Bristol present
Crofters Rights
TRUDY AND THE ROMANCE
Gravy Train presents... Trudy and the Romance + guests
Hy Brasil Music Club
Chris Cohen
Captured Tracks signed, Los Angeles based ex-Deerhoof member
O2 Academy
Cash
O2 Academy Bristol
Rough Trade Bristol
Still Corners
Returning following their previous sell out
Old Down County Park
RMHBFest
Charity festival to help raise funds for families in need.
Crofters Rights
Guerilla Toss
DFA signed, New York based synth heavy punks
The Lanes
Motorcity
Motorcity - Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco & Rock 'n' Roll
Exchange
TRIPTYCH
T R I P T Y C H : S A T U R D A Y 8 J U N E
The Lanes
Yawning Man // The Brackish // More TBA
Legendary Californian desert, stoner rock godfathers return!
Crofters Rights
MADONNATRON
Gravy Train presents... Madonnatron, plus guests.
The Lanes
Alber Jupiter / Black Asteroids / Evil Owl
BLG Promotions & Wizzarding Promotions presents an evening of mystic grooves at Bristol's THE LANES featuring: FREE ENTRY!
The Lanes
BLG Presents Elf Power + Support
BLG Promotions are proud to present Elf Power
The Lanes
Motorcity
Motorcity - Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco & Rock 'n' Roll
The Old England Pub
Bad Luck Presents: Astral Festival Opening Night
The opening night of the Astral Festival 2019, hosted by Bad Luck Magazine.
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!
Exchange
The Obsessed - All-Day Extravaganza
The Obsessed return with a heavy supporting line-up!
The Lanes
Motorcity
Motorcity - Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco & Rock 'n' Roll
The Lanes
Motorcity
Motorcity - Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco & Rock 'n' Roll
The Louisiana
Gia Margaret
Chicago singer/songwriter/producer makes her Bristol debut
Crofters Rights
Acid Dad
NYC's sewer spirits Acid Dad will be finally coming to Bristol for their first time at the Old England.
O2 Academy
Pearl Jam UK
O2 Academy Bristol
The Louisiana
Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue
Blues & Rock'n'Roll Extravaganza
Anson Rooms
Palace and Special Guests
Join Palace in the Anson Rooms with their sublime new album!
O2 Academy
Yungblud
O2 Academy Bristol
O2 Academy
The Macc Lads
O2 Academy Bristol
O2 Academy
Electric Six
O2 Academy Bristol
O2 Academy
Shed Seven
O2 Academy Bristol