Hobo Johnson

Hobo Johnson & The LoveMakers // Photoset

Hobo Johnson & The LoveMakers loved the O2 Academy and the O2 Academy certainly loved them back. Photoset by Callum O'Keefe.

LICE | Live Review

A Double EP actually works out mathematically as mayhem squared where LICE are concerned. Ross Jones was at their launch event at the Loco Klub.
Hollie Cook

Hollie Cook | Photoset

'Tropical pop' when it's October and it's still over twenty degrees? Sounds like rather apt programming. Paul Lippiatt photographs Hollie Cook at Trinity.

Ministry and Chelsea Wolfe | Live Review & Photoset

Ministry brought their anti-Trump rhetoric and Chelsea Wolfe brought ethereal darkness to SWX. Harriet Taylor reviews. Photos by Michael Brumby.

Ibeyi | Preview

Ibeyi's gig at The Louisiana will be a chance to witness two talented musicians exploring themes of loss, separation and ancestry.

The Great Escape | Festival Preview

It’s no secret that we at Bristol Live love new acts and, well, there’s surely no better place to find them than at veritable new-palooza The Great Escape.

Skunk Anansie Preview

Get ready for Skunk Anansie who headline a sold-out O2 Academy on 25th May.

POLIÇA Preview

Find out how the meticulous, studio-centric sound POLIÇA have crafted on record, translates into the live arena

Gigs of the Week | 18th-24th Jan

From the brusque and muscular, to the solemn and melancholic, here are some of the best opportunities to appreciate damn good noise in Bristol this week.

Cake // Preview

Against the backdrop of 90s grunge distortion and mumbling long-haired misanthropes, CAKE rolled up and most certainly didn’t blend into the crowd. Stuart Tidy previews.