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August - 2012

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ASHTON COURT bristol 22-23 September 2012 De La Soul / Beardyman / Hawkwind Roni Size & Dynamite MC / Sheelanagig Babyhead / Phaeleh / Laid Blak Smerins Anti Social Club / Joker & Buggsy Jakes & TC / Serial Killaz / Zun Zun Egui Dub Mafia / Bong-Ra / Dr Meaker Komonazmuk / DJ Die / The Egg + over 200 more acts & very special guests For full line-up and tickets visit www.BRISFEST.CO.UK


COMING H... NEXT MONT oft 51 Stokes Cr The Croft Exchange Mr Wolfs

FEATURED VENUES O2 Academy The Bank Basement 45 Bent Big Chill Bar Bunker Cosies Dojo Elbow Room Escape The Fleece Hush Hush Illusions Java Lanes La Rocca Lizard Lounge Mbargo Mbargo Lounge Mothers’ Ruin Omg Pam Pam Salute! Syndicate Thekla Woods


Photography Lukasz Kaminski / Theo Cottle / Ewelina Karbowiak / Chris Cooper / Tim Jones / Carlos Javier www.nitelifeonline.com | info@nitelifeonline.com | Tel: 0759 099 3523

Director Carlos Javier

Editor Daniel Rickman

Art Director Steve Hughes

Photo Editor Lukasz Kaminski

Print Stephens & George

Distribution Javier Fox


The o2 Academy is one of Bristol’s busiest music venues playing host to major touring acts as well as up and coming artists. We’ve established ourselves as one of the best venues to catch your favourite bands in the Southwest. We are also home to Ramshackle - the biggest weekly Indie night in Bristol - every Friday.

Wednesday 1st August

Ollie Garland Radio Lollipop Press Launch 1.30pm

Saturday 4th August

Jar Music Live presents Plug’d In Showcase

Red Exit Girl, Black Elephant, Rhythm Room, Marmalade Sky, Fight The Dice, Ninook, The Chimerical, Standing By Statues 5.30pm

Wednesday 8th August

Fat Freddy’s Drop 7.00pm

Thursday 9th August

Room 94 Disclosure The Famous Class 6.00pm

Monday 13th August

Public Image Ltd 7.00pm

Thursday 16th August

Ramshackle vs Propaganda: A Level Results Party Ramshackle and Propaganda join forces. 10.00pm

Saturday 25th August

Sir Paul: The Tribute Thelonious, Ryan Curtis 7.00pm

Friday 31st August

The Pink Floyd Dimension 6.30pm

Saturday 1st September

Skankers & Low Down Deep 6.30pm

Wednesday 5th September

Pearl Jem (Europe’s No.1 Tribute to Pearl Jam) 7.00pm

Thursday 6th September

Walk Off The Earth 7.00pm

Monday 10th September

Tom Hingley (The Beast Inside UK Tour) Tom Hingley, Rory Mckee, The Brightsparks 7.00pm

Sunday 19th August

Wednesday 12th September

2.00pm

7.00pm

Surface Festival: Wales & West Regional Showcase

7.00pm Taking Hayley “Tricks and Games” UK Tour

.................................................... Regulars ................................................ Every Friday

RAMSHACKLE

THE POSTMAN / ANDY TOKYO / MATT HELMES & MORE Dubstep, Indie, Party, Hip Hop, Rock & Roll and much more. Bristol’s best weekend party!


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Frogmore Street, Bristol, BS1 5NA Tel: 0905 5020 3999 Web: www.o2academybristol.co.uk ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


‘Stokes Croft’s very own Bank is open until 4am and showcases the best of Bristol’s underground music scene much of which is centred around this colourful area of the city. Watch out for regular art exhibitions by some of the UK’s finest street artists including Inkie. The Bank Opens every day for Brunch plus has a fantastic Pizza menu.

Friday 3rd August

SIP THE JUICE x RnB FRIDAY DiSS MISS / SAFESOUL

This month the Sip the Juice DJ’s team up for a night of early 00’s Club bangers, 90’s RnB, 80’s Grooves and whatever else in between. Think Shades 10 years ago at the Level.

Saturday 4th August

HOUSEWORK

DIRTYTALK / ALEX GOLESWORTHY SHANTI CELESTE / GRAM RCY

Dirtytalk play some of the best Chicago House and Detroit Techno in town. Shanti, Alex and Gram will do their best to keep up.

Friday 10th August

DUTTY GIRL

DAZEE / DISS MISS/ SAFESOUL SARAH B / KLAIR / KASH HONEY The Dutty Girls are back again. Expect the same usual Dutty Bass music policy; Bassmusic, House, Moombahton, Garage, Drum & Bass, 90’s RnB and more!

Saturday 11th August

GHETTOSPHERIC

NIKE & NYTRO / MATT DOGS NAOMI NICE

The Ghettospheric guys and gals are back after eight months away. This special reunion party will also see the return of Bristol favourites DJ’s. Specialising in Soul, Funk, Rare Groove, Boogie, Electro and all things 80’s. Not forgetting a touch of R&B, Hip Hop, Reggae and Dance Hall now & again.

Friday 17th August

ARSEQUAKE presents BACK II THE 90’s... EUPHORIA FOR 2012

MARK ARCHER / BEN DALEY

The rampant ravers from The Blast/ Shit the Bed are taking it Back II The 90’s with special guest Mark ARCHER Alongside with the sexiest man alive Ben Daley and The Gentlemen Of Jungle and themselves Arsequake. Just watch out for the lasers, that’s all I can say.

Saturday 18th August

SEE NO EVIL AFTERPARTY

Secret Special Guest to be announced soon. Big things in Bristol!.

Friday 24th August

WUK UP!

HENRY HEATWAVE & CREW

Soundsystem vibes all night. Expect Reggae, Dancehall, Ragga and all things Bashy.

Saturday 25th August

IN FINE STYLE

STICKY / HODGE & EFA

In Fine Style continues in very fine style with UK garage boss Sticky. US and UK house and garage.

Sunday 26th August

BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL Friday 31st August

DONUTS

.................................................... Regulars ................................................ Every Wednesday

PEEP THIS!

DJ MONEYSHOT & FRIENDS

Get yourself down for Midweek good times with the Peep This crew.

Every Thursday

POLLEN

EFA PLUS GUESTS

Pollen and guests give you Dubstep to Garage, House to Hip hop.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 84 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY Tel: 0117 923 2565 www.thebankofstokescroft.com –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


One of the leading venues in the city. A capacity of around 300, 2 dance floors, a kick ass sound system and playing host to Bristol’s best promoters and international DJ’s. Offering the best in underground dance music. This underground venue provides clubber’s and promoters the perfect balance between atmosphere, music and people.

Saturday 4th August

Liquifyah

STANZA KURRUPTDATA B2B THE WARRIOR / OCTO / PI / NOOBE IMBA / MISTIFYAH / MODIFY PERSPECTIVE

Stanza blew up on the Bristol DJ circuit whilst studying at University in 2004. Stanza has since redirected his energy into creating his own tracks landing a release on Hospital’s Sick Music 2 and Hospitality Drum & Bass 2010 albums. There will be a coach to Bristol from Glastonbury area on the day. for £10. For travel there and back and entry. Advance tickets only get in touch to reserve your place. 07787 218 807 10pm - 4am // £3/£4/£5

Saturday 18th August

LocknLoad presents Artillery

Total Science / Interface ft William Cartwright Synergy / Splinta / Stykle Room 2: BRSS / N.L.P 3am - 4am (UK HIPHOP) MC’s Carasel / Murka / (Host) LockNLoaded / Fader 10pm - 4am // £6

Friday 24th August

Bass Alliance

Bass Alliance bring you all things Bass. All night long. 11pm - 3am // £3/4

Saturday 25th August

Audio Dubz Friday 10th August

Bass Breaks and Snares presents Foul Play

LEEROY / DOTTY / TUMNUS PAT / MOJAK

Foul play brought to you by bass breaks & snares are hosting a room at basement 45 in Bristol for the first time bringing you the finest. Vibes in Jungle, Breaks n Raggatek!!! 11pm - 3am // £3

Saturday 11th August

Bounce Bass music

House, Electro, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, and Bass Music. 11pm - 3am // £3

Drum n Bass, Jungle and Bass music. 10pm - 4am // £3/4/5

Sunday 26th August

Revival

Brandon Block

We are very excited to announce that we have one of the original party animals coming down to play for us. Brandon Block is a house hold name among anyone who knows how to party and has been to the white isle, mixing up his party anthems and throwing the odd record into the crowd! Joining Brandon will be some of Bristol’s old House and Trance DJ’s that are used to getting the party pumping playing their late 90’s House and Trance Classics. Also don’t forget it’s the annual Boat Party beforehand which is selling out fast, so get in contact soon to guarantee your space on the party boat. 10pm - 4am


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 8 Frogmore Street, Bristol, BS1 5NA Tel: 01179 293 554 www.basement45.co.uk –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Bent combines a stylish, relaxed, yet lively atmosphere every night of the week. With an extensive cocktail menu, competitive pricing, and state of the art sound system - it really is something special! Bent joins OMG and The Pineapple for The Big Student Night where you can take full advantage of great drinks offers on a Wednesday night.

Every Night

Free entry

Bent is free every night! all night! Every Wednesday

BOP - THE BIG STUDENT NIGHT IT’S TIME TO BOP!

Join us on Wednesday’s for BOP! The latest chart, RnB, and Pop music, along with amazing drinks deals all night, just take a look at the list...

ALL SPIRITS INC MIXER £1.99 DOUBLE UP FOR A POUND 241 COCKTAILS £1.50 PINTS £1.50 ALCOPOPS Sundays - Thursdays

2 FOR 1 COCKTAILS Until 10pm

Great for an after work session or to start your night out with friends. Friday - Saturday

2 FOR 1 COCKTAILS

EVERYDAY UNTIL 10PM

Great for an after work session or to start your night out with friends. ...................................................................................................................... Sample menu

BENT COCKTAILS

A GREAT SELECTION, HERE’S JUST A TASTE...

MAI TAI

Dark rum, gold rum, Triple sec, fresh lime & sugar. Shaken with orange juice and almond syrup.

SCREAMING ORGASM

Vodka, amaretto, Baileys, Kahlua, milk & cream. With whipped cream, chocolate and a cherry.

DUNE BUG ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 3 Frog Lane, Bristol BS1 5UU www.facebook.com/bentbristol ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Fruity mix of Midori, Malibu, creme de banane, pineapple juice.


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 3 Frog Lane, Bristol, BS1 5UU www.facebook.com/bentbristol ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Bringing the magic of the festival to Bristol all year round. The Big Chill Bar is a social hub offering the best in food, drink and music all of the time. Without a doubt the perfect place to chill with great, easy to share dishes served all day and night. At weekends DJ talent from the festival and beyond spin until 3am.

Friday 3rd August

Monsterpiece

Soul, Funk, Hip Hop all in aid of the Temwa Charity.

Saturday 4th August

Hot Buttered Soul

in the Study: 2 Fresh Crew

60’s, 70’s & 80’s Deep Funk, Crossover, Modern Soul and Boogie.

Friday 10th August

The Big Chill London present #Bangers

in the Study: Sip The Juice

The biggest party bangers in the stratosphere covering Dub, Reggae, House, Drum n Bass, RnB and beyond.

Saturday 11th August

Faze Action

in the Study: Boogie Cafe

Disco and House roughness from the highly respected Faze Action.

Friday 17th August

Night Train

in the Study: Idle Hands

The best in vintage dance music.

Saturday 18th August

See No Evil Hip Hop Special featuring Boca 45 & Guests Hip Hop party to celebrate the amazing See No Evil featuring some of Bristol’s finest Hip Hop DJ’s.

Friday 24th August

The Pool with Matty J & Rob Needham

in the Study: Shawn Fleming Quality House & Disco from the respected DJ agency.

Saturday 25th August

El Diablo’s Social Club in The Study: DJ SI-FI

Underground Disco from Manchester’s finest plus Bristol’s own Bedmo Disco.

Bank Holiday Sunday 26th August

SPACE INVADER RADIO BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL

Space Invader Radio take over both floors for a very large bank holiday session. Disco, Drum and Bass, Breaks, Hip hop, Soul, funk, Reggae and House from the best little radio station in the Galaxy - keep watching the skies….and then keep it invader.

.................................................... Regulars ................................................ Hire our large upstairs Georgian study room and bar or ‘secret’ 1970’s kitchen for FREE please ask at the bar or email us bristolinfo@bigchill.net Also, please ask about hiring our ‘secret’ 1970’s kitchen

Every Wednesday

WANTED RECORDS

JOHN STAPLETON / ANDY PAYBACK

Bristol record store with all manner of vinyl delights from all genres.

Every Thursday

Hustle disco

FELIX JOY / SILVERFOX / PEAZY-E / PETER STORM / DUKE BOXERS GRAM RCY / TOM D FUNK Playing Soul, Boogie and Hip Hop.

Last Sundays of every month in the Study

TumbleWeed

A brand spanking new comedy club for Bristol. Our aim is to promote and present all of the fresh and exciting new talent from this city and beyond.


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 15 Small Street, Bristol, BS1 1DE Tel: 01179 304 217 www.bigchill.net/bristol ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


An essential addition to Bristol’s nightlife scene! Opening 6 nights a week from 9pm to 3am, this is Bristol’s No.1 student venue! Drinks starting at £1.00 are just the standard, queuing is kept to a minimum, big name DJ’s will be regularly attending, Bristol’s best promoters will be on the door, what more could you want?

Wednesdays

Propaganda

DJ Dan, The Postman and guests

The UK’s biggest indie night moves to Bunker every Wednesday!

Room One: Propaganda

The best new and classic indie.

Room Two: POPaganda

A giant credible chunk of pop, party and dance! Drinks from £1.50 all night! Advance tickets, weekly photos and more info at www.thepropaganda.com

Fridays

STIFLER’S HOUSE PARTY party Like the Stifler

Always wanted to party with Stifler? Well, we are giving you the opportunity to party wild just like the man himself! Bunker is recreating the carnage that is Stiflers House Party, including, flowing drinks, pumping tunes and a bitchin’ atmosphere! We are doing it properly; every week we’ve got: red cups, beer pong, beer bongs, all to make your night a typical, all American house party! You won’t get any cheaper tonight! For Guestlist & A Free bottle of bubbly over groups of 10 that book in on the Glist. Entry is just £3 so we want to see everyone down there, get your head in Stifler mode and lets party!

DRINKS DEALS ARE APLENTY AS USUAL! VODKA MIXERS - £2

PALE ALE PINTS - £2

STIFLERS LOVE JUICE - £2

BIRTHDAY BOYS - Get a free dirty birthday bucket BIRTHDAY GIRLS - Get a free bucket of cocktail and your own VIP pad.

If you want to get on the guestlist (free entry before 11.30 & a free shot) or celebrating a birthday drop Stiflers Mom a text on 07708 820 556.

Saturdays

Encore

DJ Simon Kay & DJ Migz

Bristol’s best Saturday night brings you chart mixes, House, Electro and Dubstep in Room 1 plus RnB, Hip Hop, Funky remixes and more in Room 2. Amazing atmosphere inside plus vast smoking terrace with fast bar service (outside). Also find out about our VIP lounge.

Thursday 16th August

Thai Full Moon A Level Results Party!! The Biggest A Level Results Party Hits Bristol!! Commiserate or CelebrateYOU’D BE MAD TO MISS THIS ONE!! Full Moon, the legendary Thai beach party is coming to Bristol...with £1.70 drinks! Experience the madness of Koh Phangan @ The Bunker! Free giveaways include UV paint, glowsticks and retro shades whilst the Thai cocktail buckets are in full flow! Get ready to get down right dirty in the UV mayhem!!

Sunday 26th August

Encore Presents // MADE IN CHELSEA LIVE PA

So here we go! The latest, Craziest Bank Holiday party in the land!! We have given you Silent Discos, Candy Parties, UV Parties, Bling Parties, Jubilee Parties. For the last bank holiday of the year we bring you something special!!


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 78 Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1QU www.thebunkerbristol.com –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


COSIES

Low expense, no pretence still supplying the alternative, cheap booze, church pews, all set to music from the hippest cats and kittens. There’s no shortage of top DJ’s playing at this legendary little venue. Music wise the remit is mainly Reggae and Hip Hop, Bristol Bass and Funky Stuff with a friendly party vibe for all ages.

Friday 3rd August

Friday 17th August

From classic roots rockers to future dub steppas with live singers and players inna disco mix style. 9pm - late £3 entry

MIKEE FREEDOM - DYLAN DEBUT

DUB REVOLUTION

Saturday 4th August

GROOVE STREET

Soul, Funk, Boogie, Raregroove, Breaks, Hiphop R&B Old Skool Meets New Skool. 9pm - late £3

CODE OF THE STREETS

Saturday 18th August

Rnb, Hip Hop, Old Skool Reggae. 10pm - late // £3 entry

Deepbeat residents zag and jimba man the controls for another underground bass selection. Bristol Style! 10pm - late £3 entry

DJ STYLE & FAGAN UJIMA RADIO

Sunday 5th August

REGGAE SUNDAY

ISLAND FEVER / SKYLION / FLORA And GUEST 10pm – late // £2/£3 entry

Friday 10th August

CAFE BASS

Show casing bristols best up + coming talent - from filthiest dubstep to the funkiest House! 9pm - late £2/£3 entry

Saturday 11th August

BLACKOUT JA

Dancehall, Dubstep, Reggae, Digital. 10pm - late £3 b4 11 / £4 after

DEEPBEAT

Sunday 19th August

REGGAE SUNDAY

Hoochie Roots Gals Top Night Out! 10pm - late £2/£3 entry

Friday 24th August

FRESHLY BAKED

THE ORIGINAL RAGGA MUFFINS! SEYAH - SVENNIGAN + SASHA D Dancehall to Rub-A-Dubsteppas. Special Guests J-Man + Mr Bligh Performing A Dub2jungle Set With Live Melodica Hosted By O.C.T. Nuff Ruff Riddims + Good Vibes. Guaranteed 9pm - late £3/4

Sunday 12th August

Saturday 25th August

BANTON SELECTA + GUEST

DJ KO + DJ WALLY SOCA CARNIVAL - MASHUPS

REGGAE SUNDAY 10pm - late £2/£3 entry

Thursday 16th August

ZIONFLEX - POWER SOUND FT NEPHSPIRIT - BAMALAM ZION FLEX - SHMIKE BLISS ZION - MC’S August SPEAK GRINGO + C FROO PLUS KP KEV THE POET

Reggae, Dub, Dancehall, Mashup, Garage and Hiphop 10pm - late £3/4

CARRIBEAN MIX PARTY 10pm - late £3 entry

Sunday 26th August

REGGAE SUNDAY

AMBASSADOR + BEAVIS 10pm - late £2/£3 entry

Friday 31st August

MUSIC BOX

FLORA, SKYLION + GUEST 9pm - late £2/£3 entry


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 34 Portland Square, Bristol, BS2 8RG Tel: 01179 424 110 www.cosies.co.uk –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Dojo has become one of Bristol’s leading venues for underground electronic music. This intimate venues see’s international DJ’s play to one of the best crowds in the city. A good sound system, dancefloor and beautiful outdoor terrace makes this the perfect small venue. Last entry is now 2am for non members and 4am for members.

Friday 3rd August Bristol Love Presents - 4to theFloor

Gus Young / Sean Williams / TSADJ Real Gone Kid / Sly Logic All flavours of house based beats from the cream of Bristol’s underground scene.

Saturday 4th August FUNKY SENSATION

DJ MARCUS / DJ DEEP MASTER Funk, Disco and house music and more. 11pm-7am // £6/7

Friday 10th August Bristol Love Presents The History of Drum & Bass

Souljam / Maximil / Atomised, Jacky P / Pinkman / Sly Logic Let me take you on a trip, a journey full of sound and beats. A whole night of Bristol’s favourite genre. 11pm-7am Free before 12, more after.

Saturday 11th August Revolution - Funk Boat after party MAREK & FARKO / ALEX CLARK GUS YOUNG / RICH DOLBY SHAUN PARA / LUKE LANGSON One of Bristol’s best regular nights providing you with the best in underground dance and electronica. 11pm-7am // £6/7

Friday 17th August Bristol Love Presents - Fluctuate

Ridge / Je’Squark / Formant Shift BunOne / Sly Logic Not everyone wants to dance at the same tempo all night. Fluctuate is here for the people who like a bit of variety. 11pm-7am Free before 12, more after.

Saturday 18th August FUNKY SENSATION

DJ MARCUS / DJ DEEP MASTER Part 1 sees Funk, Disco and house music and Part 2 gives Funky house and more. 11pm-7am // £6/7

Friday 24th August Bristol Love Presents - 4to theFloor

Rich Dolby / Sean Williams Jordan O Regan & Sly Logic All flavours of house based beats from the cream of Bristol’s underground scene. 11pm-7am Free before 12, more after.

Saturday 25th August FUNKY SENSATION

DJ MARCUS / DJ DEEP MASTER Part 1 sees Funk, Disco and house music and Part 2 gives Funky house and more. 11pm-7am // £6/7

Sunday 26th August TURBO DISCO

DJ MAGIC & GUESTS The big Dojo Bank holiday special. Last one of the year, be there!

Friday 31st August Bristol Love Presents - The History of Drum & Bass

Souljam / Maximil / Dan Vanguard Resolve / Sly Logic Let me take you on a trip, a journey full of sound and beats. One that will lead you down. Way down. To Dojo... For a whole night of Bristol’s favourite genre. 11pm-7am Free before 12, more after.

................................................... Regulars ................................................... Thursdays - Back in September

SHAKE A LEG

Dubstep, FunkyOld Skool, Electro Bassline and all things Bass! Thursdays - Back in September

ZULU NATION

A unifying Hip Hop night with DJ’s from Redland to Montpellier.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 12-16 Park Row, Clifton, Bristol, BS1 5LJ Tel: 01179 251 177 www.dojolounge.co.uk ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Lively but laid back, both urban and urbane, ‘Purple Haze’ meets purple baize with two fantastic eight foot pool tables and walls decorated with graffiti by some of the nation’s finest artists. Open until late every night with free entry. A great place to hold a party for up to 100 guests with your own bar, DJ equipment, toilets and dance floor.

Every Monday

LIVE MUSIC MONDAY

Acoustic acts playing until late. Free entry // Open - 2am

Every Thursday

2 FOR 1 COCKTAILS

2 for 1 cocktails on offer throughout the whole day and all night long. Free entry // Open - 2am

Last Thursday every month

AFT Records Presents The Bristol Bass Social Run Tingz Crew / N3guns / Uk Roka / Tsex. Free entry.

Every Friday

ELBOW ROOM FRIDAY’S

Resident DJ til late and free entry all night. Free entry // Open - 4am

Every Saturday

ELBOW ROOM SATURDAY’S

Resident DJ til late and free entry all night. Free entry // Open - 4am

Every Sunday

Reggae Sundays

2 FOR 1 COCKTAILS ALL NIGHT

Winding down the weekend with some chilled out reggae. Free entry // Open - 2am

Bank Holiday Madness FREE ENTRY, 241 COCKTAILS, £3.50 DOUBLE SAILOR JERRY & COKE DJ Spinning the tunes til 4am ...................................................................................................................... Every day deals

DRINK OFFERS 5PM - 8PM

- 2 4 1 Cocktails, 2 4 1 Amstel - Double up on our premium house spirits for £1 - Get the shots in!!! 6 for £12 or 9 for £18 on a wide selection of premium shooters - Bombs away!!! Skittle, Glitter and Jägerbombs, all 6 for £15

NUS discount available at all times

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FREE POOL

Yes! Play free games of Pool on our beautiful tables, everyday before 5pm on our 8ft Sam K slate tables.

...................................................................................................................... Private Hire

Having a party?

Our 1st floor room is available for private hire any day of the week free of charge!* Holds up to 75 people, - Comes with own bar and staff, Dance floor, Separated sound system with the option to use our DJ equipment or simply attach your iPod or own devices.


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 64 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JN Tel: 0117 930 0242 www.theelbowroom.co.uk ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Escape is the late night party paradise situated on Park street. Famous for it’s great atmosphere, good times and great drinks deals - Escape is guaranteed to please on all levels. DJ Bilen and guests will be hosting your night, making sure that each party rocks more then the last.

Thursdays

Thursday throwdown Dj Andy Bart

Looking for late night fun on during the week? Then look no more… Andy Bart will be playing Chart, Pop, RnB, Dance hits every Thursday. 10pm till 4am // free entry all night

Fridays

ESCAPE FRIDAYS

Dj Bilen & Dj Arif

DJ Bilen and guests playing RnB, Chart, House & Dance Classics all through the night and early morning. Escape - Park Streets not so best kept secret never fails to hit the spot. Open till 10pm till 6 am , last entry 4 am. Free entry before midnight, £5 afterwards

Saturdays

ESCAPE SATURDAYS

Dj Bilen & Dj Andy Bart

Well you know what to expect and if you don’t then make your way down to Escape. Late night fun on tap. DJ’s playing RnB, Chart, House & Dance Classics. Open till 10pm till 6 am last entry 4 am Free entry before midnight, £5 afterwards

Sundays

SUNDAY SESSION Dj Andy Bart

The weekend continues at Escape with our Sunday sessions. End your week (or start your week) in glorious fashion and enjoy the sounds of Andy Bart’s journey through urban sounds. 10pm till 4am

Escape is available for Private parties mon-tue-wed


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 50 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JN Tel: 0117 925 4500 www.escape-bristol.co.uk ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Legendary live music venue which has hosted gigs from the likes of Radiohead, Oasis, Coldplay & Muse. Under new management, with live bands 7 nights per week by the end of the year and new club nights opening from mid October The Fleece will soon be well & truly back on the map for students and gig-goers alike.

Wednesday 1st August CLOSED FOR REFURB Thursday 2nd August CLOSED FOR REFURB Friday 3rd August LUX AETERNA/LUNIX Saturday 4th August RAMMLIED (RAMMSTEIN TRIBUTE) / ASHESTOANGELS FOLLOWED BY CLUB NIGHT Sunday 5th August 5th BECOME THE TEETH BALANCE & COMPOSURE SEAHAVEN / DEPARTURES 6th August KYLESA / HARK / DEATH OF ORION 7th August EYEHATEGOD / RAMESSES DOPEFIGHT Wednesday 8th August THE CREEPSHOW / THE PEACOCKS PUSSYCAT & THE DIRTY JOHNSONS Thursday 9th August AGNOSTIC FRONT THE MONGOLOIDS / TAKE OFFENSE Friday 10th August HYPERCHARGER / ECHOLOUNGE PATTERN BEYOND RANDOM NEW ZERO KANADA JAKE SAMPSON Saturday 11th August ECHO PILOTS / FYREFIGHT STRONGMEN & ACROBATS THE FLEX / RYAN CURTIS MCGUFFIN Sunday 12th August ALEX TAYLOR / KATIE SKY JOSIE GHOST / ELLY MCCABE BUTTERFLIES IN THE ATTIC KATE LOMAS / MIKE YOUE T R CLEMMETT / DELGARD ALICE BERRY / HUNTER BRADFORD / LEIGH HOSKEN LEW CLARK / ADAM & ELVIS JULIE BAKER / ADAM LOVELL GAVROCHE / HARRY CREFFIELD EMMA SHOOSMITH / AMY YON

Monday 13th August VINTAGE TROUBLE DIRTY CASINO DJS Tuesday 14th August BARONESS Wednesday 15th August CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Thursday 16th August HUE & CRY / EMILY CIMBER THE CHASE Friday 17th August NEW MODEL ARMY Saturday 18th August NEO-RITMO / RUDE TIGER THE SUM OF / CLOWN GOODNIGHT LOIS / HARRY SWANN Sunday 19th August SANSARA / SERMON ACTS OF BRUTALITY BLUE GILLESPIE / DEAD CONSENT / TOO CLOSE TO HATE ROCKET BOX / FLYNN LIVES MAN OF THE HOUR / NAKED FLAME / BLACK MOSS Wednesday 22nd August RANDOM HAND / SLAGERIJ 6FEARS7 / HELL DEATH FURY Friday 24th August INKUBUS SUKKUBUS / CAUDA PAVONIS / ASHESTOANGELS HER DARK EMBRACE Saturday 25th August FUTURE PLANS EP LAUNCH Sunday 26th August DARK DARK DARK / THE BLOOD CHOIR / ELLIE NEATE Monday 27th August DEADPUNK FESTIVAL PISTONHEAD FLEECE STAGE WITH: THIS IS HELL SPECIAL GUESTS TBC HEART IN HAND / CARS ON FIRE MERCILESS PRECISION ST PIERRE SNAKE INVASION DONNIE BRASCO / THE SMOKING HEARTS / FAILURE TO FOLLOW BATSABOUTBATS Tuesday 28th August KARMA TO BURN / DESERT STORM Wednesday 29th August PURPLE STONE / LIBBY FOOT


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 12 St. Thomas Street, Bristol, BS1 6JJ Tel: 01179 074 927 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Hush Hush is a relaxed, stylish bar with a laid back club atmosphere. With it’s fine artwork, beautiful bar area and comfy sofas, it’s a perfect late night venue. An established venue for private parties, with a capacity of 130 it’s the place to celebrate. There is a heated garden, in-house sound system and a 2am weekend licence.

Monday - Wednesday

AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE HIRE LOOKING FOR SOMEWHERE TO PARTY?

Our venue is suitable for birthdays, leaving parties, work parties, promoter events to name but a few. With a bar that is open til 2am, resident DJ’s at your disposal plus the heated back garden and a capacity for up to 130 people Hush Hush makes perfect sense. For bookings please call: 07879441047

Thursdays

thirsty thursdays Guest and resident DJ’s from Eat Your Greens

Playing the freshest cuts in Reggae, Dancehall, RnB and Garage. With a friendly atmosphere, free entry and 241 cocktails, Hush Hush is setting the place for your midweek fix of music. For all information and bookings call Tom on 07855 136 240.

Every Friday and Saturday

HAVE YOUR PARTY AT HUSH THE IDEAL VENUE FOR ANY PARTY

An established venue for private parties, with a capacity of 130 it’s the place to celebrate any occasion. There is a heated garden, in-house sound system and a 2am weekend licence. We take care of evertyrthing for you, here at Hush we will help you put on a great party! For bookings please call: 07855 136 240

Friday 17th August

Rave on Glossy

With the Sucess of it’s launch night, Cloud 7 returns with another banging night of Drum and Bass from the likes of Intelligent Beatz and Tom Bruton alongside local talent on the rise in the Bristol Scene.

Saturday 24th August

Coops

Coops is an up and coming Hip-Hop scratch DJ from Bristol. Once behind the decks, expect to hear Classic and Old School anthems mixed in with the original Funk and Soul that inspired the genre. With bits of Reggae, Break and Rock thrown into the pot, he’s not to be missed!.

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FOR BOOKINGS OR MORE INFO

Please call Tom on: 07855 136 240 to find out more.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 233 Cheltenham Road, Bristol, BS6 5QP Tel: 07855 136 240 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Voted The Best Entertainment Pub of Great Britain! Magicians perform every night from 7.00 until 1am! Illusions has 2 Bars one for Drinks and the other for Magic! Home to the exclusive MAGIC WAND COCKTAILS over 4 pints to share! Prices start at £22.50 Open till 1am midweek and 4am at the weekend. Entry is free.

Every Monday

MAGIC & COCKTAIL SCHOOL (Book Now)

Check out our website for our courses learn the art of Magic and how to make a mean cocktail! Every Tuesday

MAGIC AND TUNES

GREAT DRINK OFFERS FROM £3.00 VODKA MIXER 2-4-1 SEX ON THE BEACH

Tunes form all decades with music playlists by request to chill out to. Be sure to take advantage of our great range of cocktails and offers. 7pm // late - Free entry

Every Wednesday

THE MEGA OPEN MIC NIGHT NIGHT!

MAGICIANS / MUSICIANS / POETS & MORE

Our Mega open mic night is open to one and all. Here at Illusions we have the platform for you, up on the stage or behind our magic bar. We have professionals on site to chat with or jam with. 7pm - late // Free entry

Every Thursday

KARAOKE THURSDAY

You can expect magic, special discounts, offers and of course Karaoke! 7pm - late // Free entry

Every Friday and Saturday

LIVE MUSIC & LIVE MAGIC

RYAN INGLIS / STEVE wILLIAMS / ANT NOEL

What more could you ask for? We have the best Magicians alongside live music from our seasoned performers. With music to suit every taste and magic that will take your breath away you have good reason to pop down. 7pm - 2am // Free entry

Every Sunday

ILLUSIONS JUNIOR MAGIC SCHOOL

Could we discover the next Houdini or Copperfeild. See website for info. ...........................................................................................................

MAGIC WAND COCKTAILS & DRINK OFFERS

Only £22.50 during happy hour! 2-4-1 on selected special cocktails all day, Selected Single spirit plus mixer £3.00, Double spirit and mixer £4.00. ......................................................................................................................

MAGIC ON TAP - HIRING MAGICIANS Contact us on www.illusionsmagicbar.co.uk


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 2 Byron Place, South Triangle, Clifton, BS8 1JT Tel: 0117 909 3405 www.illusionsmagicbar.co.uk ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Java is the upmarket venue for Bristol’s elite clubbers. Java prides itself on producing phenomenal drinks made with premium ingredients and delivered with unbeatably friendly and professional service. With a truly unique VIP experience in the Mauretania and a lively and happening dance floor room playing credible commercial tunes.

JAVA Cocktail BAR AND CLUB

Java Cocktail Bar and Club, set over two rooms with the additional exclusivity of the Mauretania Bar and Lounge, has developed and grown under new management since 2011. Java has since built a robust reputation as a premium destination offering a unique experience of refinement, sophistication and serious partying in Bristol.

MAURETANIA BAR AND LOUNGE

As one of Bristol’s most historic buildings, the Mauretania is an exclusive venue that benefits from a beautiful stylish interior and a self-contained bar serving a range of high class drink products. The Mauretania is also equipped to provide a variety of food options for any event. This spacious room is ideal for groups of up to 100 people and the stunning décor creates both a comfortable and highly refined environment for business, corporate events, wedding receptions, social occasions, meetings and more..

COCKTAIL MASTERCLASS

Book in a cocktail master class to learn how to invent, mix, shake and make your own stunning cocktails from a professional experienced cocktail bartender. Ring for details. 01179 304 561 or 07787 727 972

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BABEL INTERNATIONAL NIGHT

The essential night for all internationals living in or studying in Bristol Java’s weekly language social, drinks, DJ and club night every Tuesday. 10pm – late. // Free Entry (VIP tables available)

Fridays

BABEL FRIDAYS

Bristol’s Clubbing revolution has arrived! Come and check what’s shaking the world charts with late night DJ sets from DJ Fernando Guerra. Along with guest DJ’s and Promoters. 8pm – 4am. // Free Entry (VIP tables available)

Every Saturday

SATURDAYS @ JAVA

Welcoming the most elite and glamorous clientèle to Bristol’s most in demand night life experience. Dance floor tables available or book a table in the Mauretania for true VIP experience. Ladies free before 10.30pm // Normal entry £6/ Guest list £4 (Text JavaSat + names to 07787 727 972 before 12am. or email info@javabristol.co.uk


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 9 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5NF Tel: 01179 304 561 www.javabristol.co.uk ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


The Lanes is fast establishing itself amongst the ranks of city’s most respected music venues. As well as playing host to both international and local live music and clubnights, The Lanes also offers round the clock bowling, an Italian style pizzeria, karaoke, a vintage shop and even a bed for the night. All in a genuinely laid back atmosphere.

Saturday 4th August

Saturday 18th August

RADIO NASTIES’ LIVE The Biff Bang Pow Trio!’ With Club Night Til 3.00Am.

‘THE HIT-UPS’ LIVE plus support AND CLUB NIGHT TIL 3.00AM

DEPARTMENT S

John The Mod and guests spinning 60’s Beats & Grooves, 60’s Garage, Tamla, Boogaloo, Northern Soul, Go Go, Rock & Roll and Indie anthems !! Plus Psychedelic/Pop Art craziness from our glamorous face painting girls!! All this and you can bowl / dine too! 9.00pm - 3.00am, entry £4/£5

DEPARTMENT S

John The Mod and guests spinning 60’s Beats & Grooves, 60’s Garage, Tamla, Boogaloo, Northern Soul, Go Go, Rock & Roll and Indie anthems !! Plus Psychedelic/Pop Art craziness from our glamorous face painting girls!! All this and you can bowl / dine too! 9.00pm - 3.00am, entry £4/£5

Friday 10th August

Funk & Bowl w/ *Smoove & Turrell* + guests

SMOOVE & TURRELL SOUNDSYSTEM AND DJ SET THREE KING’S HIGH / JUNK SOUL BROTHERS DJ SET / DJ SKINT

From the same people that brought you the last Craig Charles Funk n Soul Club at The Lanes, Funk n Bowl brings you a regular funk night going with big names, house DJs and great live bands. £5 adv/£7 on the door

Saturday 11th August

DEPARTMENT S

‘THE LOST BOYS’ support from ‘DRAGONFLIES’ AND CLUB NIGHT TIL 3.00AM

John The Mod and guests spinning 60’s Beats & Grooves, 60’s Garage, Tamla, Boogaloo, Northern Soul, Go Go, Rock & Roll and Indie anthems !! Plus Psychedelic/Pop Art craziness from our glamorous face painting girls!! All this and you can bowl / dine too! 9.00pm - 3.00am, entry £4/£5

Friday 24th August

JACK fm LIVE

Playing What We Want, Where We Want!

Jack fm takes over The Lanes for the first night of many to show them how to party Jack style. JACK FM’s Radio Show Host; ‘Downsy’ DJ Set Live Band, BBQ, Watch epic films on the outside courtyard screen, Free Black Jacks, Jack Cocktails, Jack Shooters, Pizza eating competitions, Cheap Bowling. £5 adv/£6 on the door

Saturday 28th August

POP BUBBLE ROCK

Bristol’s most super fun night, is now at Bristol’s most mega awesome venue! “from euphoric start to sweaty finish... it’s f**king awesome!” - KERRANG. 9pm-3am, £5adv.

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BOWLING

With 5 vintage alleys, live music and food. 1 lane: £26 per hour for up to 6 people.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 22 Nelson Street, Bristol, BS1 2LE Tel: 0117 325 1979 www.thelanesbristol.co.uk –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


La Rocca is conveniently located on the Clifton Triangle and has been one of Bristol’s most popular night clubs for over 20 years. Famed for its great atmosphere, value for money drinks offers every night and friendly service La Rocca continues to be the ultimate party venue for ‘nice’ people! We welcome one and all to the great La Rocca.

Every Thursday

ThE WEEkEND STARTS hERE!

ALSo available for private party/groups of 50 OR MORE!

With the weekend fast approaching why not bring your friends to Bristol’s friendliest night club for a feast of cheesy music and great value for money drinks offers! Ideal for celebrations, office parties or just a good old boogie with your mates, this is the way to start the weekend! 10pm - 3am // Free entry

Every Friday

the ultimate after work party!

La Rocca is the ideal place to let your hair down at the end of a long hard week, this busy night is popular with unpretentious young professionals who enjoy carrying on there after work drinks until the small hours of the morning! Our excellent DJ raises the roof with the very best cheesy tunes from the past 4 decades! 10pm - 3.30am // £3 - Discounts @ laroccabristol.co.uk

Every Saturday

The BIG ONE!

GET here Early TO Avoid the q’S

Popular for over 20 years La Rocca’s Saturday night always succeeds in bringing a full house of ‘nice’ people who enjoy a huge selection of cheesy classics and drinks offers that won’t dent your bank account! Whilst we are always very busy we still welcome groups, so why not arrange a guest list? 10pm - 4am // £3 before 11pm £4 after

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DRINKS OFFERS

AVAILABLE EVERY NIGHT

Smirnoff double vodka & mix £4.50, Double house spirit & mix £4.90 Double premium spirit & mix £5.50, 3 Bottles selected alcopop / lager £6, Vodka & energy drink Jug £12.

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STUDENT PARTY? OFFICE PARTY? Birthday Party? La rocca is available for private parties

La Rocca is also the ideal venue for private parties of 50 people upwards. We can host your event Sunday through to Thursday and we always ensure we tailor the venue to best cater for your requirements.

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GUEST LISTS AND PARTY BOOKINGS

For guestlists and party bookings please call: 01179 260 924 or 07768 261287 or if you prefer just log on to www.laroccabristol.co.uk for more information.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 7-9 Triangle South, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1EY Tel: 01179 260 924 www.laroccabristol.co.uk –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


The legendary Lizard Lounge, located on Queens Road, continues to be the ultimate student party venue during the week leading up to the ever popular weekend party nights. Playing the very best in classic party tunes, chart and anthems the atmosphere is second to none! Don’t forget our famous cocktail jugs, shooters and special offers!

Every Monday

START THE WEEK...

THE LIZARD LOUNGE WAY!

One of the biggest nights of the week as the Lounge welcome party hungry students to start the week with our DJ playing the best student anthems and classics. Our normal drinks offers and legendary jugs and cocktails ensure that this is the ideal way to avoid those 9am Tuesday morning lectures! Every Tuesday

LIZARD TUESDAY

£2 VODKA MIXER / SELECTED SHOTS £1.50 AND SELECTED LAGER £1

Tuesdays are ever popular with students wishing to distract themselves from the hard grind of the academic week and just want to kick back to great party tunes and enjoy the odd jug or two of our famous cocktails. Every Wednesday

THE ORIGINAL SPORTSNIGHT!

HOT & SWEATY AFTER THE MATCH? TIME TO PARTY!

Hot and sweaty after the match? Time to party! The Lounge is the ultimate Sports team party venue with all our normal drinks offers including our mighty jugs. The cheesiest DJ’s raise the roof with classic student anthems! Every Thursday

PARTy NIGhT!*

Particularly popular as a party night, so if your sports club, your society or friends need a venue for a student party... the Lounge is the place for you, we are more than happy to arrange guest lists for this popular session. Every Friday

ThE WEEkEND STARTS hERE!

After a long week you deserve the best night out and we provide the ultimate party. So whether you are continuing your after work drinks, meeting up with old friends or want to boogie the night away, join us and start the weekend at the Legendary Lizard Lounge! Every Saturday

ThE BIG SATuRDAy!

Always ultimately popular, with the best DJ’s, our superb selection of cocktails and jugs and the friendliest staff in town we give you the best night out. Saturdays at the lounge are famous for a good reason! ...........................................................................................................

STUDENT GUESTLISTS & PROMOTERS WELCOME

For guestlists and party bookings please call 01179 479 or 07789 103 740.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 66 Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1QU Tel: 01179 497 778 www.lizardloungebristol.co.uk –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


A haunt for both locals and students all through the year and is consistently busy 7 nights a week. Fact! With seriously low drink prices and a consistently lively atmosphere every night of every week. Fancy some unpretentious good old fashioned merriment followed by dancing the night away into the wee hours of the morning? Mbargo it is then!

Every Monday

THE BOUNCE SUISSE TONY

Fun and funky feel good grooves to start your week with a bounce in your step. DJ Suisse Tony will be your resident soundtrack provider. Every Tuesday

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH DJ JEWELL

Tracks you love to hear all night long. DJ Jewell will be your host for the evening at the hippest and of course the happiest place to be on a Tuesday. Every Wednesday

SLAM ON THE BREAKS

benny kane and friends

Our jet setting DJ Benny Kane showcases why he’s in demand all over the world playing Dubstep, Breakbeat, Electro and everything in between. Every Thursday

DAFT FUNK

benny kane and friends

Daft Funk serves up a special selection of tracks spanning across the years. Modern and classic takes across all genres. Get involved every Thursday. Every Friday

Melting pot SUISSE TONY

Start the weekend with a bang with Suisse Tony playing music that will keep you going all weekend long. Thank Funk it’s Friday! Every Saturday

higher ground JAMBO

Get your sweet little behind down to Bristol’s best loved bar and shake it all over the place! DJ Jambo whisks you away to a melodious wonderland across a colourful spectrum of music. Every Sunday

SUNDAY CLUB

Jay Wilcox / DJ Amo / Jambo

Miss work on Monday but don’t miss this night.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Triangle, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1ER Tel: 01179 253 256 www.mbargobristol.co.uk –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Now open way after most bars have packed up and gone home, Mbargo Lounge is one of Bristol’s best-stocked bars, so whether its an exotic cocktail made with our huge selection of premium spirts, or just a pint of beer or cider, Mbargo Lounge is an oasis where you can soak up the atmosphere whilst enjoying the truly eclectic and soulful tunes served up by some of Bristol’s most esteemed DJ’s.

Every Friday

ONE LOVE BEN DALEY

Join us to enjoy a selection of classic house, Disco and Rare Groove to start off the weekend. Open late into the early hours Fridays at Mbargo Lounge is the perfect place to party all night long. A great crowd, quality drinks selection and great music! Open until the small hours Every Saturday

SAT IN THE LOUNGE DJ Amo and SPECIAL GUEST DJ’S

On Saturdays come to enjoy the Mbargo Lounge exquisite cocktail list and the biggest party of the week with DJ Amo playing everything from Motown to Reggae, Disco to Breaks and Rare groove to soul. Mbargo Lounge is the place to be! Open until the small hours Mon-Thur All Night

Happy Hour Prices Vodka Mixer £1.70 Double £2.90 Pint of Mbargo Beer £2.00 Selected Bottled Larger £1.50 Selected Alcopops £1.50 2 for 1 Cocktails £7.00 Sambuca / Tequila Shot £2.00 Jager Bombs £2.00 (Btw. 12-1am) ........................................................................................................... Private Party Bookings

HAVE YOUR PARTY AT MBARGO LOUNGE HIRE OUR UPSTAIRS ROOM

We can host your party for up to 150 guests in our bar free of charge on any night, subject to numbers attending (and bar spend on Fridays and Saturdays only). If that’s not enough, there’s a luxurious upstairs lounge bar that you and your friends can have all to yourselves for up to 50 people. Call now or fill out our party booking form to get your celebration organised.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 37 Triangle West, Clifton, Bristol Tel 01179 406 101 www.mbargolounge.co.uk –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Bright Red, behind the market on St Nicks street, a three floor mad funhouse that specialises in super sweaty aural delights of Rock n Roll, Pop and Disco. We pride ourselves on being Free to enter nearly every night, without compromising on our entertainment. Upstairs or downstairs you won’t be going anywhere quite like here!

Club Nights

Friday 17th August

pow pow

JASON / QUEEN VAGINA LADY CYSTITIS

Friday 3rd August Electro, Chart and Indie. Free entry

Saturday 4th August

Rinse OUT

DJ’s and MC’s playing a funky mixture of Hip Hop, Funk, Drum n Bass, Old School, Garage Groove and Rhythm. 10pm - 2am // Free entry

Friday 10th August

Gateaux funk

Funk, Hip Hop, Soul. Free entry

Saturday 11th August

Distinguished gentlemens drinking club Upstairs

Punk, New Wave and Post-Punk.

Dirty casino Downstairs

60’s Mod beats and more. Free entry

SEXY TIME

Grinding RnB all night. So get on down to and rub yourself on everything in sight. Free entry

Saturday 18th August

Pork And Beans

Alt, Pop punk, Hardcore

Thursday 23rd August

Power Ballads 8.30pm // Free

Friday 24th August

chump change

clay pigeon - sneak eazies Ska, Indie and Rock. Free entry

Saturday 25th August

Mullet music

80’s cheese and ballads.

Gigs

Saturday 18th August

live music from The vigil joys of madness

8.30pm // Free

Thursday 2nd August 8.30pm // Free

Thursday 9th August

Strange News From Another Star - Oxygen Thief 8.30pm // Free

Thursday 16th August

atomic hero Running from zombies hope remains lost Alt, Pop punk, Hardcore

Gargantuant

Sunday 19th August

Gazz Marlow Solo Tour 7.00pm // Free, Donation

Thursday 30th August

Carmen & supports 8.30pm // Free

Friday 31st August

radio nasties - calimocho club 8.30pm // Free

Every Tuesday

QUIZ NIGHT / Free CURRY HOSTED BY PADDY & PAT

£100 minimum bonus game. It does what it says on the Tin!

Every Wednesday

OCD

Alternative clubnight. £2 pints all night. Indie, Hip Hop and Electro. £2 entry


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 7-9 St Nicholas Street, Bristol Tel: 07546082009 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


OMG is the south west’s biggest and busiest gay venue. It’s state of the art sound and lighting systems, buzzing atmosphere, and competitive pricing have made OMG the incredible, lively club it is today. Check out the chill bar to break up your night a bit, and have a good old catch up with your friends before dancing the night away.

Every Wednesday

BOP - THE BIG STUDENT NIGHT IT’S TIME TO BOP!

Join us on Wednesday’s for BOP! The latest chart, RnB, and Pop music, along with amazing drinks deals all night, just take a look at the list...

ALL Spirits inc Mixer £1.99. and double up for £1 Pints from £1.99 £1.50 JagerBombs £1.50 Sambucca and Tequila Students – Free entry all night Not a student? - Still Free Entry! Everyone welcome.

Every Thursday

BOOTYLICOUS

£2 entry before 11/£4 after £1.99 Drinks/£1.50 shots all night

RnB and a hint of Drum and Bass, Garage and Urban. £2 before 11pm and £3 after

Every Friday and Saturday

THE BIG WEEKENDER!

Stunning Drink deals Every Friday til 1am: 99p JagerBombs £1.50 Drinks £1.50 Sambucca & Tequila

The latest and greatest music, competitive pricing, and state of the art

sound and lighting systems in place make OMG the only place to be on

the weekend. One of the busiest venues across all of Bristol – we have an

atmosphere you cannot beat alongside ridiculous drinks offer on all drinks at £1.50 up until 12 midnight. You need to get involved!


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 1 Frog Lane, Bristol BS1 5UX www.omgbristol.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Pam Pam is Bristol’s newest and freshest late night destination. The former Joe Public has been given a fantastic new refurbishment that has to be seen. Luxurious and funky surroundings offer you the chance to party in style to a weekly line up that is second to none. We invite you down to Clifton’s hot new venue.

Every Monday (Back in September)

LIFE

The newest addition to the Bristol night life scene; Pam Pam is located conveniently on the Triangle. This is the night Bristol students have been waiting for... The only VIP themed club on the Triangle which gives a stylish space to relax and unwind with friends in an environment of sophisticated privacy and a chance to blend with Bristol’s most elite crowd. The city’s leading DJ’s will be playing classic student anthems and the chart toppers you know and love. With student drinks offers all night long. £4 guestlist £5 on the door - Guestlist and VIP bookings contact 07725 489 224.

Every Wednesday (Back in September)

VARSITY

Varsity Wednesdays is the biggest post match party, providing a wild party that is everyone’s favourite night out. Moving over to Pam Pam is the first step in Varsity becoming bigger and better than ever! Every Thursday (Back in September)

PROHIBITION

Prohibition brings a taste of the 1920’s to the speakeasy that is Pam Pam. Sneak down to this intimate venue for a night of debauchery and Electro swing vibes. With live acts appearing regularly this is a club night like no other in town and will leave holes in the soles of your feet after a night on the unique porcelain dancefloor. Every Friday and Saturday

PAM PAM

DJ ROSSCO / C’ESAR Weekends at Pam Pam will offer you the highest quality late night atmosphere and party vibes with great DJ’s playing the music you love. Come down, get involved and live it up. Every Sunday

LIVE LOUNGE AT PAM PAM

Bristol’s brand new venue is set up nicely for live music sessions and that’s what we offer you every Sunday. For up to the minute line ups please check out our website or search for Pam Pam on Facebook.


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Queens Avenue, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1QU Tel: 0117 973 1249 www.pampam.co.uk ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Salute! is Bristol’s newest late night bar venue, located on the ever popular Park street. Salute! offers a relaxed atmosphere early evening with great deals on wide range of drinks and delicious cocktails served by both the glass and the jug. As the evening draws on, you can enjoy a dance with DJ Bilen playing the best tunes to take you in to the early hours.

Weekdays

£2 ON ALL DRINKS & £3 FOR COCKTAILS Heading home from work and fancy a cocktail to ease the day?

Looking for a place that offers amazing drinks deals throughout the week?

Perhaps looking for a bar to start your night out?

You get the idea! Salute offers all those things and more, we welcome you to pop in and enjoy everything Salute has to offer. Chill or dance,

the choice is yours but remember to try out our gorgeous cocktails - price and taste that cannot be beaten!

Every Thursday

Tropical summer night: DJ Bilen and guests.

Come and join us every Thursday at Salute where you can hear DJ Bilen and his guests mixing up a tropical storm. All Drinks £2 9:00pm - 3:00am // Entrance £5

Weekends

£2 ON ALL DRINKS & £3 FOR COCKTAILS

With Salute’s great drinks offers on a fantastic choice of drinks and

cocktails plus a great space to unwind and relax, well - It’s on offer you

simply cannot refuse! Salute welcomes you to Park street’s latest edition to Bristol’s nightlife scene. Grab some weekend cocktails, have a dance, listen to great music and start your party the right way.

A relaxing but vibrant atmosphere awaits you your friends.


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 50 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JN Tel: 0117 925 4500 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


As soon as you walk through the doors you are immediately taken into a world of your own! You’ll find dancers on podiums, robots and creatures on stilts crawling around the massive dancefloor! If raving till morning isn’t your cup of tea, you can always chill in our 2nd room, filled with luxurious seating and a unique bar area. We boast the biggest area in Bristol, with amazing lights, 2 lasers and a sound system to blow your socks off.

Every Wednesday

KILLA DISKO

Being one of the most trusted venues for Wednesday night madness; Syndicate is hosting the brand-spanking new night for all you lovely people seeking that night that is guaranteed to go off BIG!! Killa Disko is here to stay this and every Wednesday thereafter. Playing the freshest tunes from Indie to House, Hip-Hop to Dubstep and also, getting you all ready for the festival season; with big festival anthems! 10pm - 4am // £3 entry before 11:30pm

Thursday 16th August

A-LEVEL RESULTS UV FOAM PARTY

The biggest A levels results party in Bristol!! Official A-Level Results UV Foam Party! Main Arena: Commercial Chart, Mash-Ups, R&B and Student Anthems. Room 2: Dubstep, DnB, Electro and House. Most drinks £2.50 All night! Tickets from £3 now on sale. Every Friday

I Love Fridays

Brand new Friday nights launching in Bristol! One Big Party Each And Every Friday! It’s time to kick off your weekend and where better than Bristol’s biggest Friday night! I Love Fridays plays host to 2000 ravers spread across 2 floors, unrivalled drinks deals and a VIP balcony like no other! There’s no better way to welcome everyone back together than Bristol’s biggest Friday night!. 10pm - 4am

Every Saturday

Get Sexy

Main room: Steve “spud” murphy

Why not come and be one of 2000 sexy people at the only choice for a Saturday night in bristol. With 2 rooms of fun to choose from, whatever ever your music taste, we have got it covered! Add to that, a awesome atmosphere, great drink prices and there’s only one thing to do.... Get Sexy Every Saturday. Admisson - free b4 11, £1 b4 12 more after Guest list/VIP packages available from www.thesyndicate.com

Sunday 26th August

One Big Foam Party..

Wooo F*cking Hoo! Bristol’s Favourite Venue Is Putting On Another Massive Bank Holiday Party! The sun Is too hot, so dive In to Syndicates very own ocean of foam with 2000 wet and wild ravers


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 15 Nelson Street, Bristol, BS1 2JY Tel: 0117 9450325 www.bristol.thesyndicate.com –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Bristol’s only music venue and club on a boat! From live toe-tapping Americana to the dirtiest Dubstep this side of London and everything in between, we have all your musical needs covered. We play host to the cream of the city’s weekly club nights as well as national and international touring live acts every week. Welcome aboard!

Wednesday 1st August Savages / Palma Violets Wednesday 8th August Jenny O & Special Guests Friday 17th August Scritti Politti & Special Guests Wednesday 29th August Paul Kelly & Special Guests

Thursday 20th September Hey Sholay & some very Special Guests

Friday 28th September Antlered Man / Romans We Are Knuckle Dragger

Sunday 30th September We Are Augustines & Special Guests

Thursday 30th August JEFF The Brotherhood / Idles

Monday 1st October Kyla La Grange & Special Guests

Wednesday 12th September Cheek Mountain Thief (Tunng)

Friday 5th October Ahab & Special Guests

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CLUB & Regular Nights

Every Thursday

PRESSURE

Bristol’s best indie club with 2 for 1 drinks all night, plus Jump The Shark’s alternative rock mix on the top deck. Free entry offers available online. www.facebook.com/pressureclub

Every Friday

51°27’

Showcasing some of the biggest names in House, Garage, Techno, Grime & Bass music in an intimate Bristol city centre location every week. We never disappoint. www.facebook.com/fiftyone27

Every Saturday

POP CONFESSIONAL

Guilty pop pleasures for filthy sinners with Father Valentine Spinoza, plus MC Hammered / Da Lineup Krew’s hip-hop and R&B selections on the top deck. www.facebook.com/popconfessional


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The Grove, Bristol, BS1 4RB Tel: 01179 293 301 www.theklabristol.co.uk ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


The Woods is a long established landmark of Bristol, which has been going strong for over five years. We have one of the biggest spirit selections in Bristol, not to mention a massive selection of bottled beers. When it comes to weekend no bar does it like us, open till 4am on Friday and 6am on Saturday where we work through all the different types of music possible until the early hours.

Every Monday

2 pint pitcher deal

2 pint pitcher of Grolsch Blonde £6 all night long. Tuesday 14th August

The Woods Whisky Club

It’s back !!!!!!Showcasing Glenrotes, Laphroig, Jim Beam Black and Knob Creek. We challenge you to know your Whisky from your Bourbon. Wednesdays

Live Music 9pm - 12am Sundays

Kick back Sundays

Sunday 2-4-1 all-day cocktails. Bank Holiday Sunday

Extending the fun until 6am, Free Entry 241 Selected Cocktails

You know you don’t have work the next day...Or if you do sleep is for wimps.............Just ask our staff. Everyday

Drinks OFFERS

2-4-1 Cocktails £6 pitchers of Grolsch Blonde 5pm – 8pm

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Cocktail of the month: Creamero

The woods take on the classic White Russian with their own style. Whisky

Whisky of the month: Glenfarclas 30 yr Old

With a full complex aroma combining fruit and spices, Glenfarclas 30yr Old is a warm rich and extraordinarily deep spirit. Beer

Beer of the month: La Chouffe

Hazy golden colour with a rocky white head. The aroma and taste has grapes, pears, lemon, pale malts and coriander. Hmmmmm.


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NITELIFE AUGUST 2012