Live Reviews

My Baby @ The Fleece, Bristol, 14/07/2016
As the crowd draws in for My Baby’s performance at The Fleece, a man plays the sitar at the corner of the stage. Signalling the start of a very unco...more
The Big Moon @ Start The Bus, Bristol, 11/04/16
Like a British Hinds, The Big Moon are four young women with an ear for melody and a penchant for fun. Walking onstage to Robbie William’s 1998 char...more
Jack Garratt @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 07/04/2016
The hype surrounding Jack Garratt is everywhere. Having won the Critics Choice Award at the Brits this year and bagging the BBC Sound of 2016's top ...more
She Makes War @ Thekla, Bristol, 26/03/2016
The atmosphere that exudes from Thekla this evening is maybe to be expected from a Saturday night on a boat that reliably puts on the best parties in ...more
DEMS, Emmy the Great @ Thekla, Bristol, 18/03/16
Driving into Bristol, I have little to no idea of what to expect from an Emmy The Great show. I know the songs, and I know about the progression of so...more
Matt Corby @ Anson Rooms, Bristol, 09/03/2016
Weaving through a tightly packed Anson Rooms crowd with a fresh tub of Student Union grog in-hand, I realise there's still a great demand for the mus...more
Spectres, Eagulls @ Fiddlers, Bristol, 03/03/16
Due to a combination of poor wardrobe choices and a weather report that would not look out of place on a cold winter’s night in Norway, I'm arrivin...more
Emilie and Ogden @ The Louisiana, Bristol, 04/03/16
Emilie and Ogden describe themselves as “not your typical duet.” There are no cheesy pop songs here, nor “Islands in the Stream” love t...more
Jesuits, Telegram @ Start the Bus, Bristol, 27/02/16
Hot on the heels of releasing their crowd-funded debut album, Operator, Telegram return to Bristol on their headline UK tour. There is a definite sens...more
Public Access TV, Hinds @ The Fleece, Bristol 24/02/16
This evening Madrid-based band of the moment Hinds return to Bristol following their appearance at the BBC 6Music Festival several weeks ago - a perfo...more