Gigs of the Week

Gigs of the Week | 4th-10th Jan

January’s first Gigs of the Week features some excellent local acts and smaller local venues, as well as established heavyweights from further afield.

Stevie Parker Preview

Parker’s eagerly anticipated performance at the Louisiana is sure to provide a shimmering, spellbinding display of her poignant and tender songwriting.

Our Girl | Photoset

Our Girl treated The Louisiana to their quiet-and-loud, 'mouse that roared,' breathtaking songs of explosive tenderness. Photoset by Jessica Bartolini.

The War On Drugs | Live Review & Photoset

On the same week as a soaring set on Jools Holland, The War On Drugs play Bristol's Academy.

The Orwells | Live Review

Although they didn't put on an outrageous display, they still nailed the show with their tiny but impressive back catalog so far, which is a difficult feat. Especially when you've just left school.

Cavern of Anti-Matter Review

A fearless band of collaborative sonic explorers who could just be the soundtrack to a utopian future

The Orwells Preview

It’s nearly time for The Orwells’ return to Bristol, and this time the Chicago five piece are paying Thekla a visit.

Hit The Deck – Second Wave Of Bands Announced

New announcement for this year’s Bristol / Nottingham indoor festival boasts Welsh favourites The Blackout, Kids In Glass Houses and more.

The War On Drugs | Preview

Following a summer spent on festival stages like Glastonbury and Green Man, The War On Drugs are set to stop by Academy Bristol on the 6th November.

Knower | Live Review

Knower's blend of gritty jazz, obscure math rock time signatures and a helpful dose of electro-synth makes for quite the experience seeing them live. Amy Grace had just such an experience last weekend.