Author: Amy Grace

Cousin Kula ‘OODLES’ EP Launch Review – The Louisiana

➤   10 December, 2017, 16:00

This week saw the 30th birthday of one of Bristol’s most iconic venues, The Louisiana. It’s undoubtedly one of the most well loved venues in the city hosting names such as The White Stripes, Scissor Sisters and...

Her’s Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤   21 November, 2017, 17:00

This week I headed to The Crofter’s Rights for an overdue visit and to listen to some sweet bands and drink some sweet cider. I was truly spoilt when I found out that both support bands have...

Bad Sounds Review – Thekla

➤   20 November, 2017, 12:00

Twas the night after my 22nd birthday, after having spent the previous night at Thekla. I was prepared – and slightly hungover – for round 2. On their UK tour celebrating the release of ‘Mixtape One’, Bad...

L.A. Witch Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤   8 October, 2017, 19:00

With trippy projections on each wall, a glitzy disco ball reflecting the psychedelic magic, along with a night drenched in psych-pop and reverb soaked songs, you would think the year was 1967 and I was at the...

Iran Iran Review – Mother’s Ruin

➤   8 October, 2017, 13:20

This year saw the closure of one of Bristol’s most iconic venues, The Stag and Hounds. It is now running from Mother’s Ruin, putting on weekly gigs to fill your social calendar (along with a great pub...

Nugget EP Launch Review – The Louisiana

➤   1 October, 2017, 17:00

I had just finished a tough week of work, I ran home, got changed, wolfed down some leftover pasta bake (pasta bake is wholly essential to your diet if you’re a student) and ran back down the...

Cousin Kula Review – The Kuumba Centre

➤   24 September, 2017, 17:30

Tucked away in Stokes Croft, the Kuumba Centre was the host of tonight’s festivities. I’ve been to gigs in tabernacle churches, working men’s clubs and even on boats, but a community centre based on African Arts was...

James Paton EP Launch Review – The Gallimaufry

➤   24 September, 2017, 17:00

Walking into The Gallimaufry, I was greeted with an extensive drum kit that could rival John Bonham’s equipment. I knew I was in for a good night for James Paton’s 1st Impressions EP launch show. The support...

Sœur Review + Photoset – Exchange

➤   24 September, 2017, 16:40

Photos: Jessica Bartolini I began my week (and my 5 day gig bender) by heading down to the Exchange for a night drenched in grunge, math rock and heavy riffs. Opening the night were Bath based trio...

Ruth Royall on new her EP and The Bristol Sessions

➤   16 September, 2017, 09:30

Jazz singer and founder of The Bristol Sessions, Ruth Royall is true Bristol royalty. Along with hosting a weekly event at The Gallimaufry and releasing her own material it’s safe to say she is one of the...

Nugget – Demos EP

➤   14 September, 2017, 13:05

With her silvery voice and songs that will tug your heartstrings, contemporary folk singer/songwriter Emily Isherwood performs under the stage name Nugget, delivering melancholically intimate songs which are both personal and powerful. Think if Melody’s Echo Chamber...

The Bristol Music Show Presents Review – The Louisiana

➤   31 August, 2017, 20:00

Photo: The Bristol Music Show The Bristol Music Show are a great group of people who organise music events that each showcase three of the best up and coming Bristol bands. What’s not to love? Three local...

Kate Stapley Review – The Louisiana

➤   28 August, 2017, 13:00

Heading down to my local haunt on a damp Saturday night would all be worthwhile after the enchanting events which unfolded there. Goddess Kate Stapley delivered a touching and spellbinding solo set at The Louisiana which had...

Tungz Review – No.1 Harbourside

➤   23 August, 2017, 20:00

Bristol based funk offenders Tungz are a four-piece party, delivering phresh feel good disco grooves. Consisting of Nicky Green on keys/vocals, Ollie Horne on bass, Jamie Maier on guitar/vocals and Rick Holland on drums, never has there...

Jackson Review – The Gallimaufry

➤   18 August, 2017, 11:50

Photo: Daniel Regan Photography Bristol based experimental jazz band Jackson truly did ‘push through’ with their latest EP launch. A night with screeching sax, special guests, and a drum and bass interlude that razed the room, Jackson’s...