As part of Bristol's most comprehensive events guide, this page lists all gigs and live music happening in Bristol this evening.
Live Music and Gigs Tonight
One of the best things aboute Bristol's live music scene is that every day is different. Use the event listings on this page (see left hand column) to plan your day in Bristol. Headfirst includes the entire spectrum of bands playing in Bristol today - from local folk and jazz gigs to large concerts at venues like Colston Hall and Start The Bus get ready for a musical journey.
Most of today's gigs start around 8pm so be sure to catch an early dinner to avoid missing the music. Many of the gigs to the left are free to attend, some request a donation in the bucket and others will require advanced tickets. To guarantee entry, we suggest always buying tickets in advance from our ticket shop.
Tonight's Clubnights & Nightlife
Like every other day of the week, there are clubnights in Bristol happening this evening. Bars with regular late licenses and regular djs include The Small Horse Inn and The Love Inn - both extremely busy on weekends. Thursday, Friday and Saturday see the bulk of Bristol's club events when huge venues like Motion and Lakota open their doors to punters. To make this page, we've collected all of the clubnights happening tonight this can be found beneath today's gig listings in the left hand column.
Cacophonous Sarcophagus & Fat Paul Presents: Radian, Tomaga & Iceman Furniss Quintet - Exchange
Austrian forward-thinkers Radian, of Thrill Jockey Records and Editions Mego, grace Bristol on Monday. The trio combine electronics, drums and guitar to make experimental and fragmented neo-noise.
Joining Radian are the complete improvisations of Noctone’s Iceman Furniss Quintet & Blank Editions Tomaga, who have proven themselves with two stunning Bristol shows over the last year. Tickets: £10.00 + 50p.
Schwet x Algorave
w/ Renick Bell w/ Steph Horak, Yaxu, Ep/64 + more at Exchange
Binary coded music all night long from Texas via Tokyo, Sheffield & Bristol, with minimal nuances, smart programming & controlled computer chaos being a key theme throughout.
Tickets: £5 + 50p.
Gloam Recordings w/ R.ariel, Diessa, Joe Craven (Body Clocks) at Cafe Kino
Three of Bristol's finest experimental producers including R.ariel, who's received praise from the prolific Brian Eno.
Tickets — http://hdfst.uk/E34601 (£5 + 50p)
A WEEK TODAY
Daedelus at The Small Horse Social Club
"He’s quietly been one of the leaders of LA’s famed beat scene, inspiring both the crowds getting down at Low End Theory and the producers who hang near the stage" L.A. Taco
Tickets: £8 + 50p.
From events on Friday
“Matt Clohesy on bass is an Aussie by birth and a New Yorker by affinity (since 2001). Having mixed with the best in Australia, including with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, it didn’t take long for him to be working with some of the best young musicians stateside. The list is long and he’s been ‘in’ with some of the foremost modern interpreters of jazz today, including; Gretchen Parlato, Seamus Blake, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Geoff Keezer, Ingrid Jensen, David Kikoski, Donny McCaslin, Joel Frahm and Eric Alexander”