Jon Kean


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! 

Gigs of the Week | 21st-27th June

Gigs of the Week
If you've shelled out top dollar on a festival ticket or two in recent times, this edition of Gigs of the Week features many a top-drawer free gig to ease your mind and your finances.

Gigs of the Week | 14th-20th June

Gigs of the Week
Gigs of the Week is here to remind you that despite the footballing hoo-ha over in Russia for the next month, gigging truly remains the beautiful game.

Belly | Live Review & Photoset

Wielding songs that were old friends and bringing many pleasant new acquaintances from 2018's 'Dove' Belly satiated the SWX crowd. Jon Kean reviews. Photos by Jess Greenwood.

Gigs of the Week | 7th-13th June

Gigs of the Week
Modern life rarely presents you with silence, so you might as well mindfully take control of what's going into your ears as often as possible in your waking hours. This week's Gigs of the Week includes all-day shows, afternoon shows and many an evening noisefest.

Belly | Live Preview

Fresh from the release of their third album, 'Dove,' alt-rock aristocrats, Belly, head for SWX on Sunday armed with a gutful of gusto. Jon Kean previews.

Gigs of the Week | 31st May-6th June

Gigs of the Week
What tunes for June? Do you feel the need to get more summery and chilled, or does the onset of the big, hot yellow thing in the sky just give you free rein to perspire without a care in the world? Gigs of the Week ought to help you decide.