Gigs of the Week

Gigs of the Week | 10th May-16th May

So you want the sunshine back, whilst simultaneously trying to recover from a raging dose of rookie error sunburn? Careful around our Gigs of the Week. They're scorchio.

Idles | Live Review & Photoset

The evening very much feels like a turning point in the career of this band. Bigger things are assuredly on the horizon.
Elder Island

Elder Island | Live Preview

Watching Elder Island is one of those totally and immediately immersive experiences. Don't just take our word for it. Catch them yourself at Thekla this Saturday night.
Francois and the Atlas Mountains interview

Francois & The Atlas Mountains Preview

French-Bristolian favourites Francois and the Atlas Mountains return to Bristol aboard Thekla this month.

Emily Barker, Holly Macve & Jade Bird | Live Preview

A triple-whammy of badass bluegrass babes, Emily Barker, Holly Macve and Jade Bird, will grace the striking St. George’s Church. Amy Grace previews.
Parquet Courts

Parquet Courts | Preview

Parquet Courts are intelligent, angst-ridden, brazen and unconventional. Ross Jones looks forward to their show at SWX.

James Skelly & The Intenders | Live Review

Words: Amanda Nicholls James Skelly & The Intenders, Thekla, 14/06/13 Love Undercover, the debut ‘solo’ effort from James Skelly, sees The Coral’s cosmic pop switched for more...

Tom Grennan Review

Tom Grennan's endless energy stands out as he delivers a mighty performance at the Louisiana.

The Libertines | Preview

You'd have been a fool to think that The Libertines would let their third album arrive without some spontaneous and ramshackle happenings.
Nick Mulvey

Nick Mulvey | Live Review & Photoset

Nick Mulvey played Colston Hall on Saturday night and enchanted everybody who was lucky enough to be there. Words by Catrin Bishop. Photos by Phil Watson.