Jon Kean


Gigs of the Week // 13th-19th June

Gigs of the Week
We may be almost six months into 2019, but you have every reason to feel 'glass half full' with our latest Gigs of the Week selection.

Gigs of the Week // 30th May-5th June

Pip Blom
This week heralds June. Will it be ablaze or awash? May yours be joyful. Some of these Gigs of the Week will shepherd you in the direction of happiness.

The Downs // Festival Preview

One more chance to don your superhero costume before you check the whereabouts of your woolies and wellies. Jon Kean previews The Downs Festival.

Gigs of the Week // 23rd-29th May

Gigs of the Week
Get your shorts out - the weekend festivals have arrived. Much indoor and outdoor fun to be had, as you can see by our latest Gigs of the Week.

Steve Lamacq // Preview

"It’s a chance to hear an down-to-earth bloke talking about out-of-this-world encounters." Jon Kean looks forward to the visit of Steve Lamacq to Exchange.

Gigs of the Week // 16th-22nd May

Gigs of the Week
This week's Gigs of the Week is massively front-loaded with irresistible shows, the clashes carrying on into next week. Good choosing between them.

Gigs of the Week // 9th-15th May

Somewhere around this time of the week, I do like to contemplate just how many gigs I can manage to fit into the next seven days.

Gigs of the Week | 8th-14th Feb

Hollie Cook
Love is in the air - for your Bristol music scene, of course. As we reel from the loss of another venue in The Bierkeller, scene of many a past glory, let's embrace the present, our great venues and promoters, embrace new bands and embrace the person next to us in the crowd (perhaps not the last one).

Thoughts: Have All The Decent Band Names Been Used?

Live Editor, Jon Kean explores the past and present of band names in this latest thought piece.

Mogwai | Interview

Live Editor, Jon Kean, sits down with the legendary Mogwai ahead of their Colston Hall show.