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Concerts in Bristol

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Bristol, United Kingdom, has a vibrant and diverse music scene that encompasses a wide range of genres, including jazz, classical, and ambient music. The city has a rich musical heritage and has played a significant role in the development of sophisticated music.

In terms of jazz, Bristol has been home to several notable jazz musicians and has a thriving jazz scene. The city hosts regular jazz festivals and events that showcase both local talent and internationally renowned artists. Venues such as the Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival and the Be-Bop Club attract jazz enthusiasts from all over the country.

Classical music also holds a prominent place in Bristol's music scene. The city boasts world-class orchestras, such as the Bristol Symphony Orchestra and the Bristol Ensemble, which regularly perform classical concerts in prestigious venues like St George's Bristol. Additionally, the University of Bristol offers a strong music program with opportunities for students to study classical music at an advanced level.

Bristol's ambient music scene is characterized by its experimental nature and innovative approach. The city has been home to influential ambient artists who have pushed the boundaries of this genre. Artists like Portishead and Massive Attack emerged from Bristol's underground music scene in the 1990s, blending elements of trip-hop, electronic music, and ambient soundscapes to create their unique sound.

The cultural and historical significance of Bristol in relation to sophisticated music cannot be understated. The city has long been known as a hub for creativity and artistic expression. Its vibrant cultural heritage includes iconic venues like Colston Hall, which has hosted countless classical concerts over its long history. Moreover, Bristol's connection to the sea played a crucial role in facilitating the exchange of musical ideas between Europe and America during various periods of history.


Concert Schedule

Concert Date Artist Venue
2024-02-27 Maya Delilah SWX
2024-03-08 Paul Lewis St. George's
2024-03-09 Folly Group Strange Brew
2024-03-09 Hania Rani Bristol Beacon
2024-03-09 Caoilfhionn Rose Bristol Beacon
2024-03-09 Ross from Friends Motion;Marble Factory
2024-03-09 Maribou State Motion;Marble Factory
2024-03-17 Bill Ryder-Jones Thekla
2024-03-23 Garden Centre Various Venues Bristol
2024-03-24 CAROLINE Strange Brew
2024-03-30 Thundercat Bristol Beacon
2024-04-02 Brian Nasty Strange Brew
2024-04-07 Pearl Charles The Fleece
2024-04-13 Snapped Ankles Outer Town Festival
2024-04-22 Emma Rawicz Jazz Festival
2024-04-24 Grails Exchange
2024-05-05 Jasmine Myra Strange Brew
2024-05-13 Lip Critic The Louisiana
2024-05-16 Hurray For The Riff Raff Strange Brew
2024-05-16 Bill Frisell St. George's
2024-05-18 GoGo Penguin Bristol Beacon
2024-05-19 Maserati The Crofters Rights
2024-05-23 Espen Eriksen Trio St. George's
2024-05-23 Andy Sheppard St. George's
2024-05-24 Danny Brown O2 Academy
2024-05-24 BIG|BRAVE Dareshack
2024-05-25 Hovvdy Dot To Dot Festival
2024-05-28 Abel Selaocoe Motion;Marble Factory
2024-05-28 claire rousay Bristol Beacon
2024-06-08 LA Priest Lost Horizon Hq
2024-06-08 Fat White Family SWX
2024-06-10 Angélica Garcia The Louisiana
2024-06-14 Lubomyr Melnyk Bristol Beacon
2024-06-29 Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats SWX
2024-06-30 Squid Cannons Marsh Amphitheatre
2024-06-30 Ty Segall Bristol Sounds 2024
2024-07-01 Nils Frahm Bristol Beacon
2024-08-15 Explosions In The Sky Fernhill Farm
2024-09-27 Jordan Rakei Bristol Beacon
2024-10-02 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Motion;Marble Factory
2024-10-23 John Carroll Kirby Thekla