Jon Kean


Gigs of the Week | 16th-22nd August

Gigs of the Week
As we celebrate Madonna's 60th birthday, here are this week's respective grooves into which we suggest you all get. HBD, Madge.

The Downs Festival | Live Preview

The Downs Festival is a splendid way to sign off the summer of festivals, or to celebrate the fact that kids are returning to school. Jon Kean previews.

Leopallooza 2018 | Live Review

If you want a festival to feel like someone's party, rather than an 'event', Leopallooza is the festival for you. 2018 was an IDLES party. Jon Kean reviews.

Gigs of the ‘Week’ | 2nd-15th August

Gigs of the Week
Gigs of the fortnight, as Gigs of the Week goes on its summer jolly holidays. Those of you left in this fine city have plenty to choose from.

Gigs of the Week | 26th July-1st August

Gigs of the Week
What finer distraction from the rather overheated world that we live in, but to sift through the gig listings and unearth the Gigs of the Week?

Gigs of the Week | 19th-25th July

Gigs of the Week
This weekend is one where you'll often want to be in three places at once, but that's the joy of Bristol for you. First-world problems. Gigs of the Week.

Gigs of the Week | 12th-18th July

Gigs of the Week
After all of the recent 'coming home' malarkey, we're pleased to say that going out is the new coming home. Our Gigs of the Week will help you do just that.

Gigs of the Week | 5th-11th July

Gigs of the Week
If the front of your t-shirt looks like a relief map of Sweatland and if you're about as chilled as an M5 traffic jam in a car with no air-con, then Gigs of the Week should help you through.

Leopallooza Festival | Live Preview

The self-styled 'house party in a field' of Leopallooza returns for another weekend of fine musical shenanigans from 27th to 29th July. Jon Kean previews.

Gigs of the Week | 28th June – 4th July

Gigs of the Week
Henry Rollins probably nailed it when he suggested, "Musicians should not play music. Music should play musicians." Here's our pick of the finest acts in Bristol this week. Enjoy! 


Kojey Radical

Kojey Radical // Preview


Slaves // Preview

GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin // Preview