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What's On in Bristol This Weekend

— Daytime festivals, intimate gigs and rumbling basslines all feature in Headfirst Bristol's weekend listings.
This weekend in Bristol.

Trending live music in Bristol this weekend

There are more than 59 gigs happening in Bristol this weekend and we've managed to collect them all onto this one page. The event listings below include all the local bands and musicians playing on both Friday and Saturday evenings. If you are planning on going to any of the larger gigs and concerts this weekend we strongly recommend buy tickets in advance from our ticket shop.


Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Sun 25th February
Story Slam: Pre-Loved at The Wardrobe Theatre
— The Wardrobe Theatre

Story Slam: Pre-Loved Tickets

This Weekend's Trending Clubnights

We started Headfirst in 2008 and since then we have seen Bristol's weekend nightlife programme week upon week. Currently Bristol's clubnights are some of the most diverse and innovative in the UK, ranging from small venues like Cosies and The Island to larger clubs like Motion and Blue Mountain. The best of this weekend's club events are below.


Friday

Grounded Circus: QUEER AS F*CK / February Edition at The Old Market Assembly
— The Old Market Assembly
disco lgbtq+ drag cabaret circus
Drag Queen Bingo: Better Late Than Love at The Love Inn
— The Love Inn
disco house lgbtq+ drag comedy cabaret
The Art of Dreams - Exhibition at L'étoile Studio - 18 West Street BS2
— L'étoile Studio - 18 West Street BS2
workshops & classes exhibition
Real Street: Fundraiser at PRSC
— PRSC
jungle dub underground hip hop trip hop
Beats and Bakes with Simon Panrucker at BS3 Community Southville Centre
— BS3 Community Southville Centre
The Muses at The Bristol Improv Theatre
— The Bristol Improv Theatre
theatre
SEA SHANTY BAR NIGHT at Zion Bristol
— Zion Bristol
THE HOMESICK + D. DENT at The Lanes
— The Lanes
experimental pop post-punk psych experimental
RUBELLA BALLET + MondoWave + 51st State at The Thunderbolt
— The Thunderbolt
alternative rock punk post-punk garage rock grunge
SHLUG + HONEST WORK at Moor Beer Co
— Moor Beer Co
Event Cancelled
rock post-punk noise
Baraka at Cotham Parish Church, Cotham Road, Cotham, Bristol BS6 6DR
— Cotham Parish Church, Cotham Road, Cotham, Bristol BS6 6DR
reggae afrobeat world jazz
Alpaca Presents | Skin Failure + Support at Exchange
— Exchange
thrash metal post-hardcore noise rock
Everything Is Great  Album Launch at The Cube
— The Cube
pop rock art rock
WÏlderman / Birdman Cult / Stanley Duke at the dame
— the dame
hard rock indie rock punk garage rock psych
POLYGAZE Presents Danny McMahon at Crofters Rights
— Crofters Rights
country singer-songwriter
Revelation Roots + Irie Fire at Mr Wolfs
— Mr Wolfs
dub reggae roots reggae ska blues
Fab Twins at The Bristol Fringe
— The Bristol Fringe
classic rock alternative rock rockabilly blues folk rock
Bristol Contra Dance - Flying Cat with Bob Morgan at Faithspace, 1 Prewett Street, Bristol, BS1 6PB, United Kingdom
— Faithspace, 1 Prewett Street, Bristol, BS1 6PB, United Kingdom
dancehall folk workshops & classes
Broken Dreams Club at Exchange
— Exchange
pop indie rock
Hannah Williams & The Affirmations at Wiper and True Taproom, Old Market
— Wiper and True Taproom, Old Market
hip hop jazz soul
Slipped Disco + DJ Discobobulator at The Canteen
— The Canteen
disco pop funk festival
The Brass Funkeys + Guy Calhoun Band at The Jam Jar
— The Jam Jar
new orleans jazz funk
GreenStage Session - Wild Leaf at Wild Leaf Bristol
— Wild Leaf Bristol
singer-songwriter
Vladimir Ivkovic, Upsammy, Peder Mannerfelt, YE at Strange Brew
— Strange Brew
techno footwork dark wave industrial trip hop
FIST at Dare to Club
— Dare to Club
techno lgbtq+ lgbtq+
Money Problems W/ Kahn B2B Yuseemi at Green Works
— Green Works
dancehall dubstep dub reggae
A Night In Miami at Four Quarters
— Four Quarters
house reggaeton pop world hip hop
Dons of Disco #2 at Cloak
— Cloak
disco disco house synthpop soul funk
Community Disc-O's Presents // #13 at Crofters Rights
— Crofters Rights
disco disco house jazz funk soul funk
395 PRESENTS: TRANSCEND with TEOPASS at 395 Bristol
— 395 Bristol
house tech house techno
BOXED & mates | FULL MOON at The Full Moon & Attic Bar
— The Full Moon & Attic Bar
house disco disco house tech house uk funky
BASEMENT SOUNDZ at Basement 45
— Basement 45
house uk garage bassline drum and bass dubstep
Contraband Circus HELLFISH at The Loco Klub
— The Loco Klub
bassline jungle ska punk circus
Land Raver Presents:Unusual Suspects - Juicy Goose at Take Five Cafe
— Take Five Cafe
house uk garage speed garage bassline electro
Embody w/ Nyra + Someone Sunny at The Love Inn
— The Love Inn
acid house progressive house techno trance
DJ 8XOTIC at Nova
— Nova
reggaeton amapiano afrobeat
Emergency Room w/ Leon Vynehall & Blumitsu at Clock Factory
— Clock Factory
future garage progressive house deep house techno electro
Congo Natty at Lost Horizon
— Lost Horizon
breakbeat drum and bass jungle dub reggae
BOUJEEBASS TV NOW SCREENING: AFTERDARK at Exchange
— Exchange
drum and bass jungle jump up
Nowadaze: Circumference + Exodus vs Duckland at The Crown
— The Crown
tech house uk garage breakbeat drum and bass festival

Saturday

1984 Sci-fi-a-Thon at Former IMAX at Bristol Aquarium
— Former IMAX at Bristol Aquarium
film screening film
Writing Dreams: A Creative Writing Workshop at L'Etoile Studio
— L'Etoile Studio
spoken word poetry workshops & classes
Filwood Local History and Photography Walk at Filwood community centre
— Filwood community centre
talks workshops & classes
Blue Mondays with Kosta Burgess at The Elmgrove Centre
— The Elmgrove Centre
blues workshops & classes
The Stand-Up Comedy Gameshow at Sidney & Eden
— Sidney & Eden
comedy
Poetry Series Vol II at Freestone Studios
— Freestone Studios
open mic spoken word poetry workshops & classes
Women of the World: WOW Circle Feast at Filwood Community Centre
— Filwood Community Centre
world open mic folk
Professional Break Up Artist at Alma Tavern and Theatre
— Alma Tavern and Theatre
comedy
The Antics Joke Show ft. Last Day On Earth at The Bristol Improv Theatre
— The Bristol Improv Theatre
theatre comedy
FAIRYTALE , CATASTROPHE, PLEASURE and more at The Golden Lion
— The Golden Lion
post-hardcore punk post-punk
Julie Abbé at Bristol Folk House
— Bristol Folk House
folk jazz
NAUT with Cold in Berlin + support from Bruxism at Crofters Rights
— Crofters Rights
alternative rock post-punk art rock doom metal
BOYS + MILKIE + PET INSURANCE at The Louisiana
— The Louisiana
alternative pop art pop pop rock pop indie rock
5 YEARS of The District + Don't Flop Afterparty at 395
— 395
140 hip hop underground hip hop old school hip hop rap
Notes From A Holocaust WORLD TOUR at Palestine Museum & Cultural Centre
— Palestine Museum & Cultural Centre
indie rock folk singer-songwriter exhibition
Simple Things Festival 2024 at Strange Brew
— Strange Brew
house techno electro breakbeat festival
Mob Rule at Exchange
— Exchange
experimental jazz
Pest Control at Exchange
— Exchange
thrash metal rock alternative rock
SIMPLE THINGS FESTIVAL at The Lanes
— The Lanes
indie rock punk post-punk psych experimental
The Parlours at Exchange
— Exchange
alternative rock indie rock punk post-punk
KILL MIRROR IMAGE + MILKFIZ + LITTLE SISTER at The Chelsea Inn
— The Chelsea Inn
Event Cancelled
punk post-punk noise rock experimental
Bad Brew Records Hip Hop Night at Art Club
— Art Club
underground hip hop
The Keepsakes + AD Scruffs at Mr Wolfs
— Mr Wolfs
blues-rock classic rock blues punk garage rock
Two Man Ting at No.1 Harbourside
— No.1 Harbourside
afrobeat
Afro-Cuban singing workshops and scratch choir at TBC
— TBC
afrobeat salsa samba world workshops & classes
TURBO TRAIN at Take Five Cafe
— Take Five Cafe
bassline drum and bass jungle hardstyle happy hardcore
Mellowmatic + DJ at The Canteen
— The Canteen
hip hop jazz soul funk
Shebeen Reggae Night at Swan with two necks
— Swan with two necks
dancehall reggae roots reggae lovers rock rock steady
Unification Of Dub at Green Works
— Green Works
dub roots reggae
DRM x Korridor Kru x The Stomp Project at The Loco Klub
— The Loco Klub
breakbeat drum and bass jungle jump up happy hardcore
Worm Soundsystem: Jackson B2B Nathan Worm at Crofters Rights
— Crofters Rights
house tropical cumbia world jazz
Southside Breaks 013: Origin8a & Propa // Pluvio at Exchange
— Exchange
breakbeat uk garage techno breakbeat jungle
Harmonia Presents- The Crown Takeover at The Crown
— The Crown
house uk garage drum and bass jungle 140
SImple Things X Love International at The Love Inn
— The Love Inn
house tech house techno electro
Sourdough Disco at Wiper & True Taproom, Old Market
— Wiper & True Taproom, Old Market
house disco jazz funk soul gospel
Flexout vs Overview: Bristol at Clock Factory
— Clock Factory
drum and bass
★ FAT LIP ★ Disney Party at The Lanes
— The Lanes
post-hardcore pop emo rock pop punk
WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE ALBUM LAUNCH | ATTIC BAR at The Full Moon & Attic Bar
— The Full Moon & Attic Bar
breakbeat drum and bass jungle dub hip hop
Pangea ~ Soundsystem music from around the globe at Lost Horizon
— Lost Horizon
dancehall cumbia salsa samba world
Propaganda - The Indie & Alternative Pay Day Party at The Fleece
— The Fleece
emo rock alternative rock indie rock pop punk
Latina LaVida at Nova
— Nova
reggaeton salsa
TERRAIN presents at The Jam Jar
— The Jam Jar
tropical dancehall amapiano cumbia afrobeat

Sunday

Playing Dreams or Dreams in music at L'étoile Studio - 18 West Street BS2
— L'étoile Studio - 18 West Street BS2
experimental exhibition
Reggae Comedy at Cosies
— Cosies
comedy spoken word poetry
Blue Stories: Sunday Stories & Soup at St Werburghs City Farm Cafe
— St Werburghs City Farm Cafe
traditional folk singer-songwriter experimental theatre festival
Gao the Arsonist at Exchange
— Exchange
punk psych hip hop grime
Elly Hopkins + Jam Session at The Stag And Hounds
— The Stag And Hounds
blues jam session jazz hard bop swing
Wally Badarou + guests at Strange Brew
— Strange Brew
Event Cancelled
synthpop jazz funk funk
MicroDog '24 | One Night Only at Exchange
— Exchange
alternative metal hard rock indie pop metal
Little Bear at The Bristol Fringe
— The Bristol Fringe
indie folk indie pop soft rock alternative rock art rock
Piano Prodigy Comes To Bristol at The Alma Tavern & Theatre
— The Alma Tavern & Theatre
jazz
Western Lore: Sunday Sessions at Cloak
— Cloak
techno jungle dub experimental
Seamus Presents: Happy Pup Social at Seamus O'Donnell's
— Seamus O'Donnell's
lgbtq+ lgbtq+
Sunday Sessions: 2nd Birthday All Dayer at The Canteen
— The Canteen
house disco deep house uk garage psych
SPECTRUM at Nova
— Nova
minimal tech house house disco house tech house deep house