O2 Academy Bristol
Tucked away below the ice rink on Frogmore Street, O2 Academy Bristol hosts live alternative and indie music and club nights, and has hosted Zane Lowe and Bloc Party.
The nearest train station is Bristol Temple Meads, some 25 minutes away on foot. Car parking is available at Trenchard Street car park, directly adjacent to the venue.
- Provides: Wheelchair access
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2-Tone Tribute Tour
Special Kinda Madness and The Special Brew perform the music of The Specials, Madness and Bad Manners.
The godfathers of California punk.
The American band plays Southern rock and country-rock with hints of bluegrass.
Hailing from Jamaica, the singer and artist performs reggae and dub numbers.
The Wakefield-born Jarman brothers performs their energetic brand of indie-rock, with its strong post-punk and garage-rock influences.
The American DJs play eclectic cut-and-paste hip-hop-influenced soundscapes.
R&B and soul from the 90s group.
The ex-Marillion singer bids farewell to Childhood where he will play Marillion’s 1985 chart-topping album Misplaced Childhood in full for the very last time, ahead of releasing his final-ever album in 2016.
Joyous electro and synth pop from the Baltimore trio.
R&B legend George Clinton whose career has spanned 50 years and is credited with being a major innovator in sci-fi soul, rock and space funk beans down from the mothership with Parliament Funkadelic in tow.
One of the UK's fastest rising young rappers and grime MCs.
Eugene Hutz and his chaotic New York-formed collective perform their energetic brand of Gypsy-punk with a folk influence, including the hit Start Wearing Purple.
Gypsy punk band whose frontman Eugene Hutz was one of the stars of the Liev Schreiber-directed film Everything is Illuminated and also frugged with Madonna at Live Earth.
Guns 2 Roses
Welcome to the botanic garden, baby; it's a Guns N' Roses tribute.
Watch out, the gang's all back together. Madchester nostalgia reigns as the original line-up of The Happy Mondays returns.
Psychedelic hippie warhorses Hawkwind, still best known for the epic 'Silver Machine' and for having naked women fire-eating on stage with them.
Insane Clown Posse
Chicago's cult hip hop duo, more famed for being controversial and having overly-devoted fans than their music. Get your Faygo ready, we guess.
The South london producer and singer-songwriter performs his house material.
The Jesus & Mary Chain
Psychedelic noise rock from the Scottish band formed by brothers Jim and William Reid in 1983 and still going strong following their 2007 reunion.
Lo-fi singer-songwriter, who has charmed the masses with her kitchen sink observations, tours her latest album, Girl Talk.
Keeping The Rave Alive
Hard beats and dance designed to keep the rave alive, well someones got to.
Tribute to the soulful jazz sounds of Amy Winehouse performed by Emma Wright and band.
Alternative rock, pop-punk and emo outfit from Florida.
New Found Glory
American rock outfit who helped spearhead the second wave of pop punk in the 90s.
PORT ERIN Ocean Grey Album Launch (The O2 Academy + The Hatter)
Port Erin homecoming 'Ocean Grey' album launch shows. Headline at The O2 Academy, Bristol (6.30pm) plus live after-show at The Hatter (11pm).
Fri 12 May
Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000
Protoje and the Indiggnation
Dub rock and reggae from Jamaica in the form of Protoje and the Indiggnation.
- 111 min
- Directed by: Albert Magnoli
- Cast: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day
A talent for music is one thing, but when an aspiring singer, Apollonia, approaches The Kid (Prince) he discovers that talent alone isn't the only thing he desires.
A live celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince.
The Rag'n'Bone Man
Hip hop, soul, blues and funk from the London-based artist.
DJs Patrick Nazemi, Chezney and Midas provide house, dance and electro.
Fri 31 Mar
Fri 7 Apr
Fri 14 Apr
Electronic music singer-songwriter and producer from Morden, South London.
The Saw Doctors
Celtrock knees-up with one of Ireland's most successful bands.
The Selecter and The Beat
A co-headline tour featuring the two of the original 2-Tone ska acts who both formed in the late 1970s.
York indie rockers on a Greatest Hits Live tour.
Rock quartet Skunk Anansie are touring the UK promoting their album, Wonderlustre. The band was formed by Skin aka Deborah Ann Dyer who provides lead vocals. The rest of the band comes in the form of bassist Cass (aka Richard Keith Lewis), guitarist Ace (aka Martin Ivor Kent) and drummer Mark Richardson. The name of the…
Punk and electro band duo Nottingham.
Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit on their Strangeways Here We Come tour
Sparks - The Hippopotamus Tour
The artists who would come to be known for posterity as Sparks commenced inventing their often-copied, seldom-equaled brand of music back around 1970, when pop was young and brash and the Southern California airwaves awash with a contingent of post-British invasion inspirations like The Kinks, Barretts Floyd, and The…
English grime and rap artist who won Best Grime Act 2014 at the MOBO Awards and was named in the BBC's Sound of 2015 list.
The old punk warhorses play on without Hugh Cornwell. Expect classic hits from their back catalogue, such as 'Peaches', 'Golden Brown', 'No More Heroes' and 'Strange Little Girl'.
Sublime with Rome
Former Sublime bassist Eric Wilson and singer/guitarist Rome Ramirez.
Biffy and Dinosaur Jr references from the Glasgow alt.rockers who have honed their sound with radio friendly hit 'Heart and Soul'.
Velvet Underground tribute act.
Blackie Lawless' once notorious full-on metal outfit whose name is an acronym for We Are Sexual Perverts.