Tagged: Thekla

Ten Tonnes Photoset – Thekla

➤  4 February, 2019, 19:51 | by:

Photos: Chloe Dunscombe Music certainly runs in the family as Ethan Barnett (Ten Tonnes) continues to make his rise to the top as his elder brother George Ezra. Barnett’s Bristol show at Thekla had it all and...

Goan Dogs on their ‘rebirth’ with new EP Roll the Dice

➤  24 March, 2018, 14:00 | by:

2017 was a very busy year for Bristol based indie champions Goan Dogs. Several live shows which saw performances at Glastonbury, FarmFest and Sound City; not to mentioned their show at Colston Hall, touring in Poland and...

Marika Hackman Review – Thekla

➤  25 November, 2017, 18:30 | by:

Photo: Geoffrey Head There are some gigs you walk out of so happy, so energised, so vigorous that you get the impression that nothing the world can throw at you really matters. This was such a gig....

Bad Sounds Review – Thekla

➤  20 November, 2017, 12:00 | by:

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...

#SaveThekla: Iconic Bristol music venue under threat

➤  6 November, 2017, 22:00 | by:

One of Bristol’s iconic and loved music and club venues, Thekla is under threat from proposed residential development plans across the Harbour in Redcliffe. The award-winning venue, moored in the Mud Dock area of Bristol’s Floating Harbour...

Bristol Harbour Festival 2017 – Live Music Guide

➤  17 July, 2017, 19:29 | by:

Bristol Harbour Festival returns this week and looks set to be its biggest one yet! What’s more, Colston Hall will be marking its 150th anniversary with a sold-out outdoor event on 21st July at the Lloyd’s Amphitheatre...

Pond Review – Thekla

➤  30 June, 2017, 09:00 | by:

It seems that Australian psyche-rock 5-piece Pond have brought the weather with them to Thekla in more ways than one. Firstly, the famous boat’s hull must be about 50 degrees inside due to the pounding sun that...

Pond Preview – Thekla

➤  20 June, 2017, 21:00 | by:

Aussie psyche magicians Pond are bringing their insane new album The Weather to Bristol, and not being there is not an option. Pond have been going for a few years now, churning out mind-bending psyche that proved to...

Wilsen Review – Thekla

➤  20 May, 2017, 14:30 | by:

This could very well be our shortest gig attendance let alone shortest gig review, but when we heard that Brooklyn based band Wilsen are stopping by Bristol on their UK tour, we couldn’t pass up on the...

Wilsen Preview – Thekla

➤  16 May, 2017, 18:00 | by:

Brooklyn based three-piece Wilsen, lead by singer-songwriter Tamsin Wilson have released their debut album I Go Missing in My Sleep to much acclaim. Both textured and personal, the album invite listeners into Wilson’s inner thoughts; haunting stories told in an...

Jamie Lenman Preview – Thekla

➤  25 April, 2017, 21:00 | by:

Former Reuben frontman and accomplished solo artist Jamie Lenman is something of a Jekyll and Hyde of British music. His first solo album Muscle Memory was an album of two parts – the first being an abrasive...

The Orwells Review – Thekla

➤  6 March, 2017, 21:00 | by:

Like fellow Chicago garage rockers Twin Peaks, The Orwells are known for their often shambolic, sometimes unpredictable and reliably entertaining live shows, and tonight’s performance aboard Thekla is no exception. The band’s “fifth time on a boat”...

Eliza and the Bear Review – Thekla

➤  19 April, 2016, 18:00 | by:

Whilst we waited for the band to make an appearance, an eclectic crowd gathered at Thekla for the performance of Eliza and the Bear. The young listeners of Radio 1 unreservedly belted out the lyrics to ‘Wonderwall’....

TesseracT Review – Thekla

➤  9 February, 2016, 09:30 | by:

Thekla was shrouded in dark blue lights as anticipation grew for TesseracT’s headline performance in Bristol. The band were greeted by noise and cheers that complimented their impressive on-stage aura. Starting off with a bang, the band opened...

TesseracT Preview – Thekla

➤  25 January, 2016, 12:30 | by:

Progressive metal band TesseracT will be bringing the heat next month, kicking off their European tour with a sold out show at Thekla in Bristol on 3rd February. Indiana’s The Contortionist join them as supports, completing the...