Tagged: Bristol

Ones to Watch 2020: Pet Shimmers

➤  18 January, 2020, 12:45 | by:

New music to discover and set to breakthrough over the next 12 months Another Bristol band taking the scene by surprise (and by storm in fact) are seven-piece Pet Shimmers. The group, fronted by Oliver Wilde, have...

Dot to Dot Festival 2020 announce first wave of acts

➤  10 January, 2020, 19:43 | by:

Dot to Dot Festival, have announced the first wave of their May Bank holiday 2020 line-up and spoiler alert- it's great!

Bristol Ticket Shop announces its closure

➤  9 January, 2020, 21:00 | by:

Bristol’s longest serving independent ticket agent Bristol Ticket Shop (BTS) has announced that it will be closing its doors this year. Announcing the news via Facebook, the music ticket agent, which has been serving both local and...

First Look: Tamasene – September Sun

➤  7 January, 2020, 12:00 | by:

We’re so happy that we’re back and we have many more exciting treats coming your way, including today’s brand new first look feature that we’re buzzing to share. A new project born from the brain child of...

First Look: Ålesund – Home (XChurch Sessions)

➤  6 January, 2020, 12:00 | by:

When we first came across the song ‘Shift & Flux’ from Bristol musical project Ålesund, we were immediately hooked. Beautiful vocal delivery, graceful composition and a talent that was wholly unique. Fast-forward 12 months and the group...

Tungz – Okay EP

➤  8 October, 2019, 18:00 | by:

If you’re craving some synth-fuelled disco then look no further than funky foursome Tungz, who have just released their debut EP. Okay is a glittering concoction of groovy hooks, throbbing bass and luscious vocal runs. Consisting of...

The Downs Festival Review + Photoset

➤  5 September, 2019, 22:00 | by:

The Downs Festival on Saturday (31st August) was a corker: the sun was shining, Ms. Lauryn Hill actually showed up – and was on time – and a 71-year old Grace Jones owned the stage in a...

Mouse on 2019, new single and relentless perseverance

➤  2 September, 2019, 20:00 | by:

It’s been a thrilling year for Bristol’s pop gem Mouse, which has seen her release two hit singles, collaborating with producers and other artists and performing at some of the top festivals this summer. As the summer...

Machine Gun Kelly Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  1 September, 2019, 20:25 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson In the midst of his Hotel Diablo world- tour, American rapper Colson Baker, AKA Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) stopped off to play in Bristol’s SWX for a night of bass, beats, and banter. After...

Skunk Anansie Photoset – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  20 August, 2019, 22:14 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson Still to this day, Skunk Anansie remain one of the most iconic British rock bands of the modern age, having constructed five studio albums since their 1996 debut LP Paranoid & Sunburnt. 2019 sees...

Sam Fender Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  11 August, 2019, 18:50 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks It almost sounds like a fairytale when you hear that someone from the North East of Newcastle (North Shields) is making waves in the US, selling out tours in the UK and signed to...

Simple Things Festival Announce 2019 Line-Up

➤  31 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

It’s back! The return of Bristol’s multi-venue music festival event, Simple Things has announced the line-up for its 2019 edition, taking place across various venues in the city on the 18th and 19th October. This year’s outing...

Sunflower Bean Photoset – Exchange

➤  24 July, 2019, 22:05 | by:

Photos: Chelsey Cliff New York-based rock trio Sunflower Bean have been the talk of the town for some time, following killer releases Twenty-Two in Blue and Human Ceremony. Most recent EP King Of The Dudes showcases the...

You Me At Six Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  16 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

Photos: Charlotte Christine In the middle of a dozen festival appearances around Europe, popular rock band You Me At Six stopped off in Bristol to play a single exclusive gig in SWX on Thursday (11th July). The...

Astral Festival Review + Photoset

➤  13 July, 2019, 16:58 | by:

Photos: Mike Robertson Who’da thought that just three venues across one day could present such a torturous clash of acts, but painful choices were to be made at Astral Festival (formerly Bristol Psych Fest) due to the...