September is fast upon us which means two things – the end of summer (boo!) but also the start of touring season (yay!) as both local and national artists travel around one last lap across the country to showcase their music.
To get yourselves warmed up, here’s a round-up of the best gigs happening this week.
Thurs, 31st August
Watercolours @ Mr Wolf’s / Tickets
Drawing influences from artists such as Beach House and Klangstof, three-piece Watercolours have recently emerged from long songwriting sessions to promote their debut single.
Whitlow @ The Louisiana / Tickets
Bristol’s Whitlow bring their flavoured sounds and energy to The Louisiana with support from Elter and Homme.
Fri, 1st September
Tender @ The Louisiana / Tickets
Electro pop duo Tender kick off their headline tour at The Louisiana in support of debut album Modern Addiction.
The Rupees @ Crofter’s Rights / Tickets
The Rupees are ready to rock the stage at The Crofter’s Rights with their frantic indie rock sounds.
Sat, 2nd September
Avec Sans @ Old Market Assembly / Tickets
Manchester duo Avec Sans bring their slick production and electro pop melodies to the Old Market Assembly to kick off the weekend’s action.
The Underdog: Grand Final @ O2 Academy / Tickets
The Underdog returns to O2 Academy for its grand final – featuring 6 band finalists to compete for the £1,000 grand prize money.
Sun, 3rd September
Omni @ The Louisiana / Tickets
The brainchild of three former Deerhunter / Carnivores members return to Bristol. Expect the Atlanta natives to ripple the marina with their own brand of jangled post-punk.
Horsey @ Crofter’s Rights / Tickets
Jacob of Jerkcurb’s new band Horsey make their Bristol debut, showcasing their unique brand of manic twisted anthems.
Tues, 5th September
Paul Kelly @ Thekla / Tickets
With ninth studio albums under his belt, Paul Kelly will be showcasing his acclaimed collection on the Thekla stage.
Sun Araw @ Crofter’s Rights / Tickets
Sun Araw’s freewheeling spirit and creative juices return to Bristol in support of their new album Saddle Of The Increate.
Weds, 6th September
Girlpool @ Thekla / Tickets
Our September cover stars Girlpool will rock the boat on 6th September with their bold and brilliant tunes.
H Hawklike @ Crofter’s Rights / Tickets
The craft and pop mechanics of Welsh indie rocker Huw Gwynfryn Evans, better known by the nom de plume H. Hawkline will be taking over The Crofter’s Rights.
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