Whether it's date night or an evening with pals, then head to The Bootlegger Bristol for some fabulous live music. Think awesome tunes ranging from the 1920s to 1960s, in its gorgeous vintage-inspired venue. As for drinks? They have a fantastic selection of bespoke bevvies to enjoy.
Live Music In Bristol
Lover of acoustic tunes? Maybe more of a rock fanatic? Whatever your inclination, this city's got just the thing with a whole catalogue of events and venues, both big and small, to keep any gig junkie entertained. So, whether you're after unplugged melodies in a cosy pub or epic DJ sets in an iconic party spot, you'll find them all in our guide to live music in Bristol.
The Lanes is your one-stop-shop for bowling, food and live music nights in Bristol. Be sure to check out their busy calendar where you'll find an extensive roster of genres - we're talking indie folk, electronic, alternative rock, deep house and singer-songwriters - all up for grabs.
Whether you're searching for talented up-and-comers or are looking to dance to synth sounds, you'll find it all at The Crofters Rights. Not only has the live music bar got you covered for everything from drum and bass to folk, afrobeat and garage, but they also boast an extensive list of local brews.
A cool Harbourside restaurant specialising in sourdough pizza and cider - a winning combination if you ask us - The Bristol Stable is also home to a regular line-up of music events. Expect everything from jazz collectives to dance orchestras hitting the stage.
Having played host to a star-studded bunch of DJs and big names, including Fat Boy Slim and Cream, Motion are a popular choice amongst headliners when picking where to hold their Bristol concerts. The venue's also got awesome light and sound systems, meaning all performances are sure to leave you bowled over.
Fancy an easygoing night of drinking and songs? Head over to The Jersey Lily where they'll be joined by various performers every Thursday. Not only does the Bristol pub with live music provide some stellar entertainment, but they've also got comfy nooks, hearty grub and craft brews.
What's on in Bristol? When in doubt, The Canteen has got you covered with its line-up of musicians every single night of the week. The quirky spot sees bands and DJs bringing the beats from Monday through to Saturday before making way for chilled performers come Sunday.
Where to watch live music in Bristol? Thekla is something of a nightlife institution, serving up a hefty dose of party vibes and impressive performers since it first opened in 1984. Head over to the award-winning boat for an evening of DJ sets, bands and international names.