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THE LIVE NATION FRESHERS GUIDE TO... BRISTOL & CARDIFF!

Written by Matilda Buckingham / September 13, 2018

Hello and welcome to the beautiful cities of Bristol and Cardiff! 

To help you settle in, we've put together this handy guide to some of the the brilliant gigs your new home has to offer...

Becky Hill

WHO: You might recognise Becky from the first season of The Voice UK or from huge tracks such as 'Afterglow', 'Overdrive' and 'Piece Of Me'.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday 15th October at Thekla

👉 Tickets 👈

Bring Me The Horizon

WHO: BMTH are a Sheffield rock band fronted by the one and only Oli Sykes! Since forming in 2004, their sound has evolved from primarily deathcore to a more eclectic style of metalcore.

WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday 27th November at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

👉 Tickets 👈

 

Bullet For My Valentine

WHO: They've been hailed as one of the biggest British metal acts in music history! BFMV have released six studio albums, won Best British band at the Kerrang! Awards three times and have supported the legendary Metallica and Iron Maiden on tour.

WHEN & WHERE: Sunday 11th November at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

👉 Tickets 👈

 

Childcare

WHO: Childcare are an indie-rock quartet made up of Ed, Emma, Rich and Glyn and are one of London's most exciting emerging acts. 

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday 18th November at Louisiana 

👉 Tickets 👈

 

Col3trane

WHO: Col3trane is one of the hottest rising artists on the UK music scene. Expect BIG things from this guy.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday 4th October at Exchange

👉 Tickets 👈

 

Dark Rooms

WHO: Dark Rooms is the brainchild of American musician Daniel Hart! If you're into Sigur Rós, Four Tet,, Zapp, or The Delfonics, you'll probably like these guys.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday 11th October at Hy-Brasil Music Club 

👉 Tickets 👈

Franc Moody

WHO: Made up of Ned Franc and Jon Moody, Franc Moody are disco-funk duo best know for their epic tracks 'Pheromones' and 'Dopamine'.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday 18th October at Exchange

👉 Tickets 👈

 

Gorgon City

WHO: The electronic duo are best known for their 2014 anthem 'Ready For Your Love' and have been releasing bangers ever since.

WHEN & WHERE: Saturday 9th February at O2 Academy Bristol

👉 Tickets 👈

Lil Pump

WHO: Gazzy Garcia aka Lil Pump is an American rapper and record producer best know for his breakout hit 'Gucci Gang'.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday 19th November at O2 Academy Bristol

👉 Tickets 👈

 

Nothing But Thieves

WHO: A group of alt-rockers from Essex best known for their massive tracks 'Sorry', 'Amsterdam' and 'Itch'.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday 19th November at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

👉 Tickets 👈

 

Skengdo X AM

WHO: Skengdo x AM are one of the UK rap/drill scene's hottest up-and-coming duos.

WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday 11th December at Thekla

👉 Tickets 👈

 

State Champs

WHO: State Champs are pop-punk band from New York whose sound is influenced by the likes of Fall Out Boy, New Found Glory and The Story So Far.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday 1st November at O2 Academy Bristol

👉 Tickets 👈

Talos

WHO: Eoin French aka Talos is an INSANELY talented singer-songwriter from Cork, Ireland.

WHEN & WHERE: Friday 23rd November at Rough Trade

👉 Tickets 👈

The Aces

WHO: Made up of Katie, Mckenna and sisters Cristal & Alisa, The Aces are an all-female indie pop outfit with an electronic edge.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday 19th November at Louisiana

👉 Tickets 👈

 

Tove Styrke

WHO: Tove Styrke was catapulted into the spotlight when she appeared on Swedish Idol in 2009! Since then she's toured with the likes of Katy Perry and Lorde.

WHEN & WHERE: Sunday 28th October at The Fleece

👉 Tickets 👈



VK Electric ft Tom Zanetti & K.O Kane

WHO: VK Electric is the UK's biggest full moon party! Summer may be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean the fun and banter has to stop! The VK Electric… Into The Night tour is bringing the biggest party of the year to you, with an absolutely buzzing line-up led by Tom Zanetti and K.O Kane.

WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday 26th September at O2 Academy Bristol

👉 Tickets 👈

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