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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


FEATURED VENUES 51 Stokes Croft O2 Academy The Bank 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 Mr Wolfs Omg Pam Pam Salute! Syndicate Thekla Woods


Photography Lukasz Kaminski / Theo Cottle / Ewelina Karbowiak / Chris Cooper / Tim Jones / Martin Thompson 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


No 51 is one of the oldest public houses in Bristol, embedded in the core of the cultural quarter of Stoke Croft. We offer a vast selection of spirits, wines, lager and ale to accompany our hand crafted and delicious menu from which we serve food on a daily basis. Open ‘til late, 6 nights a week, whatever you are looking for from a night out, No 51 is sure to deliver.

Saturday 1st September

Saturday 15th September

Free entry

Music from all over the world.

DJ Lunchbox

Thursday 6th September

Collab @ 51

Art exhibition showcasing the work of some of Bristol’s finest artists. Free entry

Friday 7th September

DJ Papa Moomin

Keeping you dancing ‘til the small hours. Free entry

Saturday 8th September

Tour de Force Free entry

Thursday 20th September

Shock the Mighty Sound System Free entry

Friday 21st September

DJ Alfie

Bang Bang Crash Crash Fun Fun. Free entry

Saturday 22nd September

Dr Fly Sessions

Soul, breaks, house and jungle. Free entry

DJ Brassic

Thursday 27th September

Free entry

DJs John Hendickot, Rackabeat, Bar_Low and more!

House, Funk, Soul and Nu Disco. Thursday 13th September

Shanti Sound

A Reggae, Dub, Hip Hop, Moombahton, Garage and Dubstep mix!

Riddim Fruit Free entry

Friday 28th September

DJ Little Tom

Free entry

Playing House, Disco and Wonky Pop.

Friday 14th September

Saturday 29th September

With DJ Matt Hampshire.

With the 51 DJ’s.

Spin Sessions Free entry

Free entry

Party vibes Free entry

.................................................... Regulars ................................................ Every Tuesday

Blankety Quiz!

A comedy show wrapped up in a pub quiz. Free entry

Every Wednesday

Film Night

Film to be revealed on the night... Free entry

Every Sunday

Chilled Sunday vibes

Come and wind down your weekend with one of our House DJs. Free entry


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 51 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QP Tel: 01179 148 048 Web: www.51stokescroft.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


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.

Saturday 1st September

Skankers & Low Down Deep 6.30pm

Wednesday 5th September

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

Wednesday 26th September

Nik Kershaw and Band 7.00pm

Thursday 27th September

Then Jerico - Big Area Tour 2012 7.00pm

7.00pm

Saturday 29th September

Thursday 6th September 7.00pm

Yungun / Bastard Sunz Clarity / Crucifix DJ Fingerfood / Samiah

Monday 10th September

Monday 1st October

Walk Off The Earth Tom Hingley (The Beast Inside UK Tour) Tom Hingley / Rory Mckee The Brightsparks 7.00pm

Wednesday 12th September

Taking Hayley “Tricks and Games” UK Tour

People Under the Stairs 9.00pm

Dragonforce

Alestorm / The Defiled Cvorts 6.00pm

Wednesday 3rd October

SBTRKT (live) 7.00pm

7.00pm

Thursday 4th October

Wednesday 19th September

7.00pm

Aiden Grimshaw

W.A.S.P.

7.00pm

Friday 5th October

Saturday 22nd September

Fri 6.30pm

The Maydays: The Real Quiz Tour The Maydays / Neo-Ritmo Thousand Fingers Electric Midnight The Lay Lows / Evacuees Apherium 5.00pm

Monday 24th September

Joe Brooks 7.00pm

Maverick Sabre Saturday 6th October

Benjamin Francis Leftwich Marika Hackman Joe Janiak 7.00pm

Sunday 7th October

Between the Buried and Me & Periphery 7.00pm

.................................................... 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.

Saturday 1st September

Saturday 15th September

THE ORGAN GRINDER SHANTI CELESTE ALEX GOLESWORTHY GRAM RCY This month we welcome The Organ Grinder, all the way from Cardiff. Expect the funnest in old house, new house, and new house that sound like old house. + Housework residents in support mode.

DISCREET UNIT / James Welsh Bareskin / Cedric Maison One of the hottest record labels of the moment host their first Bristol party at the Bank.

HOUSEWORK

Friday 7th September

SIP THE JUICE x THE DANCE OFF CREW

This month the Sip the Juice DJs go up against the mighty festival party instigators, The Dance Off Crew for a House Party style battle for supremacy but in a Pyjama Jam fashion… You know my steez.

HYPERCOLOUR

Saturday 22nd September

HERD

Zumo and residents After a host of big parties on the terrace of the Blue Mountain and some other random locations around Bristol the Herd guys have descended on the Bank, DJ’s playing House music all night long. Friday 28th September

WUK UP!

Sound system vibes with Henry Heatwave and crew. This month’s special guest is Bristol Hi-Fi’s Mr Benn. Expect Reggae, Dancehall, Ragga and all things Bashy. Saturday 29th September

IN FINE STYLE Saturday 8th September

50:50 Skate Store party

One of Bristols best skate shops throws a party.

ORIS JAY / EFA In Fine Style continues in very fine style with UK Garage boss Oris Jay AKA Darqwan, alongside Thinking & EFA. US/UK House and Garage.

.................................................... 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 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


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 Tuesday

New Night - Grindr Night 2-4-1 cocktails ‘till 10PM

Fan of Grindr? Fed up of traveling? Come to Bent and meet the guy behind the picture! 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 Monday - Thursday

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. Every Saturday

2-4-1 cocktails till 10pm 2-4-2 cocktails till 2am ...................................................................................................................... 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

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 31st August

Saturday 15th September

House and Disco over both floors featuring Futureboogie signed Behling & Simpson.

In the Study: Dirty Thoughts

Flame Grilled Funk with special guests Behling & Simpson

Boca 45’s HipHopThrowdown with guests Sip the Juice

Hip Hop on Strictly Vinyl! - Cold Chillin, Tommy Boy, Def Jam and more.

Saturday 1st September

Friday 21st September

In the Study: 2 Fresh Crew

In the study - Prime Cuts

Hot Buttered Soul with special guest Zaf Underground Soul and Boogie.

Friday 7th September

Dj Derek

The Bristol institution that is DJ Derek hits the bar for more Reggae and Ska.

The-Monitors

Saturday 22nd September

Old soul, Reggae, Hip Hop and Rockabilly mixed in with brand new Electro and Dub tracks.

Details TBC.

In the Study: Shanti Celeste

Saturday 8th September

Funk From The Trunk

In the Study: Space Invader Party

Funk, Beats, boogaloo and Hip-Hop through to soulful classics and reggae.

Friday 14th September

Night Train

In the Study: Idle Hands

The best in vintage dance music.

Brisfest Afterparty Friday 28th September

Tru Thoughts present Beta Hector In the Study: Chango

Vintage 45’s and Hip Hop 12’s.

Saturday 29th September

Chris Coco presents Melodica

In the Study: Western Soul

Balearic house and disco broadcasting live for the Melodica Radio Show.

.................................................... 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 Sunday 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?

Every Monday

Dirtee Infusion

Bristol’s biggest old school night, dedicated to bringing you classic hip-hop and garage anthems from back in the day.

Room One: - DJ Luck & MC Neat

Old skool hits include “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “I’m Sorry” and “Do You Really Like It” - Support TBA

Room Two: - Hosted by Reload”

Bristol’s biggest old school night, dedicated to bringing you classic hip-hop and garage anthems from back in the day!”

Every Tuesday

LOVEBOMB

For those that love music get yourself down to Bunker. As usual the cheapest drinks in town are at the Bunker and not to mention the best atmosphere and party. Expect to hear the finest commercial, chart and Electro pop in room one and Old school classics in room two. Here’s a taster of some nice offers... All bombs £2.50 or 5 for £10 and Vodka Mixer £1.80. 10pm - 3am // £4/5

Every Wednesday

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

Every Thursday

Project X -Launching 20th September DJ Jambo

DJ Jambo spinning your newest & classic club bangers! Let the Madness commence!! Drinks from £1.80 www.facebook.com/projectxbunker

Every Friday

The Jam

Join us for the sickest Friday night! Drinks from £1.80, many special acts throughout the year! The cheapest Friday in Bristol and the best tunes in Bristol!

Every Saturday

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. Drinks from £2.00 07817408334 For guestlist / VIP bookings

...................................................................................................................... Triangle Card 2012

Brand New Discount Card incredible discounts!

Hit www.trianglecard.co.uk for more info!!


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 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.

Saturday 1st September

Saturday 15th September

DJ STYLE & FAGAN - UJIMA RADIO

Sunday 2nd September

Promoting new album dasaflex - the dubstep pioneers are coming to cosies! This is a very special opportunity to see them up close + personal for just £4!! Boom!! 10.00pm - late

ISLAND FEVER / SKYLION / FLORA & GUESTs

Sunday 16th September

CODE OF THE STREETS Rnb, Hip Hop, Old Skool Reggae. 10.00pm - late // £3 entry

REGGAE SUNDAY 10 – late // £2/£3 entry

Friday 7th September

REPUBLIC

DJ DAD / DJ DRAKE / THEA COLES IDLE / PAT FLOYD / DUB / ROOTS DUBSTEP Hip Hop, Dancehall 9.00pm - late // £3

Saturday 8th September

QUEEN B + MR BENN Sunday 9th September

REGGAE SUNDAY

DEEPBEAT

REGGAE SUNDAY HYTAL ROCKAS

10.00pm – late // £2/£3

Friday 21st September

TBC

10.00pm - late // £2/£3

Saturday 22nd September

KARNIVAL! SOCA / BASHMENT / TROPICAL MONKEY STEAK - BROTHER WETLANDS - DUB BOY

STEVE RICE & GUEST 10pm - late // £2/£3

Brisfest after party!!! 10.00pm - late // £3

Thursday 13th September

Sunday 23rd September

RUFFNEK DISKOTEK 7YR BIRTHDAY BASHMENT!

POIRIER / JUS NOW / DUB BOY ATKI 2

REGGAE SUNDAY

ROOTS INJECTION + ALPHA OMEGA 10.00pm - late // £2/£3

Facebook: Ruffnek Diskotek 10pm - late // £3/£4

Friday 28th September

Friday 14th September

FLORA + SKYLION PLUS GUEST

EAT YOUR GREENS

Now in it’s 5th year of events Liverpool’s mighty Eat your greens begins a whole new chapter with a brand new residency at one of Bristol’s finest venues. With our roots firmly grounded in the Reggae tradition we play styles across the board encompassing Dancehall, Garage, Funky, Drum n Bass and more. 
Eat Your Greens... Because Mother Said So. 9.00pm - late // £2

MUSIC BOX

9.00pm - late £2/£3

Saturday 29th September

DIXON 25 Years AT Cosies

Sunday 30th September

REGGAE SUNDAY JAH LOKKO

10.00pm - late £2/£3


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 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.

Saturday 1st September FUNKY SENSATION

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

Friday 7th September Bristol Love Presents - 4to theFloor

Sly Logic / MILES METRIC + GUESTS All flavours of house based beats from the cream of Bristol’s underground scene. 11pm-7am // Free before midnight, more after.

Saturday 8th September Revolution - Funk Boat after party DIRTY THOUGHTS / DJ DIDGEMEISTER RICH DOLBY / LUKE LANGSON SIMON SMITH One of Bristol’s best regular nights providing you with the best in underground dance and electronica. £6/7 // 11pm-7am

Friday 14th September Bristol Love Presents - The History of Drum & Bass

Sly Logic / MILES METRIC + GUESTS Let me take you on a trip, a journey full of sound and beats. For a whole night of Bristol’s favourite genre. 11pm-7am // Free before midnight, more after.

Saturday 15th September EMPATHY

Jim Rivers / Stuart Wilkinson Dave Kirik / Jack Priest Expect a broad spectrum of music from electro to breaks to tech house to progressive House. Empathy is a Bristol institution and still going strong. 11pm - 7am // £6 / £7

Friday 21st September Bristol Love Presents - Fluctuate

Sly Logic / MILES METRIC + GUESTS Not everyone wants to dance at the same tempo all night. Fluctuate is here for the people who like a bit of variety. Love music, not genres. 11pm-7am // Free before midnight, more after.

Saturday 22nd September TURBO DISCO

DJ MAGIC AND SPECIAL GUESTS A night of fruity Disco, Funk, House and a whole lot more. £6 / £7 // 11pm - 7am

Friday 28th September Bristol Love Presents The History of Drum & Bass

Sly Logic / MILES METRIC + GUESTS 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 midnight, more after.

Saturday 29th September 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

................................................... Regulars ................................................... Thursdays - Back in October

SHAKE A LEG

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

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.

FREE POOL

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

...................................................................................................................... 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 Sunday’s

2 FOR 1 COCKTAILS ALL NIGHT

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

...................................................................................................................... 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

...................................................................................................................... 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.

Every Thursday

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

Every Friday

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

Every Saturday

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

Every Sunday

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.

Saturday 1st September CHARITY GIG FOR ST PETERS HOSPICE WITH ERICA LAST NIGHT’S VICTORY THE LONGEST JOHNS THE TRAVIS WALTONS THE VERGIN SUNSET THE CLICHÉ GOOD / BEN PANG SONS OF SUNDAY Sunday 2nd September JEFFREY LEWIS & THE JUNKYARD MISTY’S LITTLE ADVENTURE Monday 3rd September SHADOW OF THE SUN / RUINS WILL RISE / THE FAINT & THE FALLEN / KARRION Tuesday 4th September ALLO DARLIN’ CASSETTE CULTURE Wednesday 5th September WOODS / JIM JOHNSTON THE PROPER ORNAMENTS Thursday 6th September HUNDRED DAYS / MAD HATTER 2.0 / THE TINY FACE EXPERIENCE BLOODSAND HOURGLASS Friday 7th September ZOOT / BRIGHT STREET THE VULGAR CHORUS / BOSC MONITOR / HARRY SWANN Saturday 8th September MODERN ENGLISH Sunday 9th September ACOUSTIC ALL DAYER Monday 10th September 4 LOCAL BANDS TBC Tuesday 11th September 4 LOCAL BANDS TBC Wednesday 12th September THE TAME / THE SCRUFFY BOYS GOOSE THE NUN / NINE LIGHTS Thursday 13th September AND THEY WROTE / REMEMBER THE RUINED / AVENGE THE HEARTACHE EVERYDAY SIDEKICKS Friday 14th September PENETRATION / NOISE AGENTS CHINESE BURN Saturday 15th September GBH / DRONGOS FOR EUROPE THE MIGRAINES Sunday 16th September EL-P Monday 17th September THE PINEAPPLE THIEF / HOWARD JAMES KENNY / NEO-RITMO

Tuesday 18th September VENETIAN SNARES

Wednesday 19th September VON BARTHA & 3 MORE TBC

Thursday 20th September ANDY MCKEE / PRESTON REED JON GOMM

Friday 21st September THE METEORS / COWBOY & THE CORPSE / THE GO GO CULT Saturday 22nd September HYPERCHARGER / THE CHASE DOWNTOWN CITY GARDENS POINT TO THE SUN CALLUM MCSHERRY TRIO

Sunday 23rd September TEN PERCENTER / THE SUNDAY SKYCLUB / THE KNOX / THE RITTS THE STONE ANGELS CHEWING WASPS / THE FIXED THE WHISPERING CAMPAIGN JET PACK / THE DARK PLAINS HOLLYWOOD TRASH / DELLACQUA Monday 24th September SMOKE FAIRIES

Tuesday 25th September T.N.G (THE NEXT GENERATION) YOUNG BANDS NIGHT

Wednesday 26th September AREA 51 / THE WITCHES DRUM Thursday 27th September PIERCE THE VEIL / CROWN THE EMPIRE / THE GETAWAY PLAN Friday 28th September HELLS BELLS

Saturday 29th September NINE BELOW ZERO

Sunday 30th September PAPER HORSE / BANG ACTUAL BIRD / THE ADVENTURES OF WITH GHOSTS / SHE RIPPED HARLEY STREET HOOKERS SHOTAWAY / THE PORN ISSUE WHITE LION PARADE


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 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

Every Thursday

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 7th September

1more

A journey through house music, starting with vocal beats, building into tech-house and finishing with the hard party bangers, keep it hush!

Friday 28th September

SLNK

Resident SLNK DJ’s Rubio and Will Skirmish plus guests dropping a mix of the filthiest, sexiest and downright freakiest mix of Electronic beats, from Funk to House and all stops in between.

Saturday 22nd September

Hi-Society

Bridging the gap between London and Bristol, the Hi-Society team select the best in Bass, House, Hip Hop and Grime in an intimate setting.

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

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 Tuesday

MAGIC AND TUNES

GREAT DRINK OFFERS FROM £3.50 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

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MAGIC WAND COCKTAILS & DRINK OFFERS

2-4-1 on selected special cocktails all day, Selected Single spirit plus mixer £3.50, Double spirit and mixer £4.50. ......................................................................................................................

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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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)

Every Wednesday

just dance

If you love Salsa, Bachata, Kuduro, Kizomba, Reggaeton join us every Wednesday with DJ Alain Hernandez. 10pm – late // Free Entry (IP tables available)

Every Thursday

STUDENT31

Coming up the newest student night at Java. In cooperation with Student31. Watch this space and join the group. 8pm – 4am // Free Entry (VIP tables available)

Every Friday

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

C-SAR, ROSCO and RICO Taking you on a musical journey of your favourite new and ol’skool music! 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 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Saturday S Sa tur 29th September

Friday 5th October

DYED SOUNDOROM B2B DAN GHENACIA SEUIL Live TOM RRIO & DAN WILD 2nd W Warehouse: TODD EDWARDS MIDLAND MIDLA DUSKY DUSK DWINDLE DWIN The Tunnel Tu hosted by Meadows in the Mountains: DEADECHO DEAD

PEARSON SOUND BEN UFO PANGAEA LEGOWELT JOE The Tunnel hosted by Idle H FLOATING POINTS ALEXANDER NUT CHRIS FARRELL THE KELLY TWINS SHANTI CELESTE

JUST JACK JAMIE JONES

Tickets: £16.50 / £18.50 + BF. Times: 23:00 – 07:00 Tickets

HESSLE AUDI FOUR TET

Times: 22:00 – Till Late. Tic

Saturday 20th October Satur

FUNK FROM THE TRUNK XL THE CCORRESPONDENTS

TOKYO DUB LEE SCRATCH PERRY

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HUEY MORGAN KRAFTY KUTS KRAF CASH MONEY DJ CA KINGS HIGH Live 3 KIN FUNK FROM THE TRUNK DJS The Tunnel Tu hosted by Bass Kitchen: ED SO SOLO HONG HO ONG KONG PING PONG PODGE DR. FLY JDO HI HAT WOBBLING WOOKIE MOIF The Cave hosted by Riddim Fruit Records: MOULDY SOUL Live THE ALLERGIES EL BOMBA DROPSTEADY

MALA DMZ SOOM T Live ALPHA STEPPA SLAMBOREE DJ Set DUB BOY FT. TENJA GARDNA 2nd Warehouse: ZION TRAIN SOUND SYST PERCH & DUBDADDA / T EARL GATESHEAD & DAD 2 KINGS & GAFFA 2 Hour The Tunnel: JACKY MURDA / KRAK I ARIES / NICKY BLACKM BABYLON DESTRUCTION HOSTED BY: MOOSE The Cave: RIDDIM TUFFA & EL FATA DAZZEE & DISMISS Dutty HOOCHIE ROOTS GUAL 2

Times: 22:00 – Till Late. Tickets: £14.50 / £16.50 + BF

Times: 22:00 – Till Late. Tic

Live

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Friday 26th October


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With Full Live Band

Saturday 6th October

Friday 19th October

DANNY BYRD NETSKY S.P.Y CAMO & KROOKED FRED V & GRAFIX BORO HOSTED BY: WREC, LOWQUI, SCRIPT CARASEL & RISKY The Tunnel: WOOKIE SEIJI DJ YOUNGSTA DJ CHAMPION MY NU LENG DUBIOUS HOSTED BY: SPARKERBOI The Cave hosted by Med School: JOE SYNTAX / LUNG / ANILE / ELEVEN8 HOSTED BY: RUTHLESS & JUMAPHIST

FOREIGN BEGGARS Live KOAN SOUND SIGMA COOKIE MONSTA INTERFACE DAFFY HOSTED BY: KOAST, REMIDY & C-STRIKE-Z 2nd Warehouse: TODDLA T THE HEATWAVE TRIM Live LIL SILVA WOZ TRAP DJS HOSTED BY: DRS & RUBI DAN The Tunnel: ZED BIAS MELE GEMMY MONKI SUPERISK DISCORD & JMT The Cave: SERIAL KILLAZ / Fire Man Sam / ARSEQUAKE Dubious / GENTLEMAN OF JUNGLE

HOSPITALITY HIGH CONTRAST

Times: 22:00 – Till Late. Tickets: £16.50 / £18.50 + BF

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Saturday 27th October

D SYSTEM DA / TROJAN SOUND SYSTEM & DADDY AD 2 Hour Set Hour Set / EVERMOOR SOUND RAK IN DUB / MARVELLOUS CAIN ACKMARKET CTION UNIT / J MAN E L FATA / TITAN SOUND S Dutty Girl 2 Hour Set UAL 2 Hour Set / DOUMPA

JOSH WINK RYAN CROSSON Live TOM RIO & DAN WILD The Tunnel hosted by Hypercolour: MOSCA EATS EVERYTHING HUXLEY T WILLIAMS CEDRIC MAISON The Cave hosted by Shapes: BICEP / CHARLIE BANKS / FUZZ BUZZ COJAK / SIDE A / OLLYWOOD DISCO

ate. Tickets: £16.50 / £18.50 + BF

JUST JACK HALLOWEEN FREAK BOUTIQUE

Times: 23:00 – Till Late. Tickets: £15 / £20 + BF

THE BLAST - STB JACK BEATS Live

Times: 22:00 – Till Late. Tickets: £16.50 / £18.50 + BF

Sunday 28th October

PUBLIC ENEMY In Association with Native Tongue:

PUBLIC ENEMYLive. 25 Year Anniversary tour KUTMUH JEHSTLive SPECIAL GUEST TBA PEEZY Times: 19:00 – 00:00. Tickets: £15.50 / £17.50 / £19.50


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 1st September

Saturday 15th September

John The Mod and guests spinning 60’s Garage BEATS, 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

DAYTONA - ACE Indie/BRIT POP hybrid play live & club night til 3.00am

DEPARTMENT S

Fri 7th September

Pulp Fiction Party

DJ Gentleman Jubb DJ Dollsnatch Live Music From Bands of Mumbai and Hangmen

The Lanes brings you the next movie related party. With the success of our Anchorman Party, Big Lebowski Party, Grease Party and Blues Brothers Party we bring you a night celebrating one of the best films of all time PULP FICTION. We want to see you all dressing up dancing and having fun. 9pm-3am // Tickets available from Bristol Ticket Shop and We Got Tickets

Saturday 8th September

DEPARTMENT S

FRACTURES with support from ‘GOAN DOGS’ and club night til 3.00am

With a frontman oozing charisma and a band as tight as they come, London’s HOTTEST property hit Department S. Having already been tipped by NME as ones to watch for this year. With the DEPARTMENT S club night, 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

Thu 20th September Out for Tomorrow Thousand Autumns / Lucy T 9pm - 12am // Free

Fri 21st September

JACKfm LIVE

Playing What We Want, Where We Want!

JACK fm takes over The Lanes.

Saturday 22nd September

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

Sunday 23rd September

ROCKA’S ROADHOUSE ALLEY OF SIN 6pm-2am

Saturday 29th September

Pop Bubble Rock 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.

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) 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 ........................................................................................................... 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!

Saturday 1st September

Pure hype

Rinse out (hip-hop, Soul)

Thursday 6th September

Tremolo Ghosts and Daisy Frampton 8.00pm // Free

Saturday 8th September

Distinguished gentlemens drinking club Upstairs

Saturday 22nd September

GOiD & LANGUR ROCK IN YOUR POCKET 8.30pm // Free

Sunday 23rd September

deaf horse black international 8.30pm // Free

Thursday 27th September

Dirty casino

The Manic Shine Black Moss & supports

60’s Mod beats and more. Free entry

Saturday 29th September

Punk, New Wave and Post-Punk.

Downstairs

8.30pm // Free

Black Elephant Skymarshal

Cassette Culture Katie Malco The Travis Waltons

Thursday 13th September

Saturday 15th September

Saturday 8th September 8.30pm // Free

The Vigil Recluse (InBrackets) 8.30pm // Free

8.30pm // Free

pork and Beans Alt, punk, rock.

Saturday 15th September

Saturday 22nd September

8.30pm // Free

Metal and Rock.

Empty Pools / Echo Pilots Thursday 20th September

armchari committee haters 8.30pm // Free

Rock in your pocket Saturday 29th September

mullet music 80’s all night long.

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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

Every Friday

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

LIVE SETS FROM MR STEVEBOB

Expect to hear Foals to New Order, Two Door Cinema Club to The Cure and more. Free entry


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


Wolfies is the place for live music and late night party. It’s the place you’ll get the opportunity to see up and coming bands, to bust some moves on the dance floor, to watch talented artists paint live, to hear some quality musicians come together and jam their hearts out. We are open 7 nights a week and look forward to seeing you soon....

Saturday 1st September ONE SHOT

A funky, reggae, dubby delight. £3/4

Sunday 2nd September DJ Adski Music for people to enjoy! Free

Tuesday 4th September Mr.Wolf’s Open Mic! £2/£3

Thursday 6th September Drawn Recordings monthly night £3/4

Friday 7th September The Ten Pound Suit Band The best Swingabilly in town! £3/4

Saturday 8th September Vamos!

Saturday 15th September Me and my friends £3/4

Sunday 16th September DJ Big Chief Weird Bird Free

Tuesday 18th September Ole Vybz! £3/4

Thursday 20th September Nicholson Heal £3/4

Friday 21st September Ewan Hoozami LIVE £3/4

Saturday 22nd September DJ Lunchbox! £3/4

Sunday 23rd September DJ Big Chief Weird Bird

Folk, and Swing with a Spanish twist. £3/4

Heads Down No Nonsense Boogie. Too weird to live, and too rare to die. Free

Soul, house, funk and nu-disco. Free

£2/3

Sunday 9th September DJ Brassic

Tuesday 11th September Mr.Wolf’s Open Mic!

A JayBee’s Productions with Dave Remix. £2/£3

Thursday 13th September DJ Vallee

Tuesday 25th September The Cypher RAP BATTLE

Thursday 27th September Brisfest Fundraiser! £3/4

Friday 28th 6 Fears 7 EP launch £3/4

£3/4

Saturday 29th September John Fairhurst

£3/4

Free

Friday 14th September Benny Sensus

Sunday 30th September Sunday Party Times

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A treasure chest of bands and performers playing live quality acoustic & folk music, showcasing both local and national talent. Free 3rd DJ Alfie 10th DJ Sho’Nuff 17th DJ Alfie 24th DJ Sho Nuff

Every Wednesday Mr. Wolfs Open Mic

An open stage for any musician/poet/comedian/band of any level to come and perform at our friendly open mic hosted by Jack Baldus. A free beer for performers and 2-4-1 noodles for all. All welcome to Join Jack and the band for a mad jazz-funk jam session at the end of night! Free 5th DJ Alfie 12th DJ Chazzie Jay 19th LittleBoSelecta 26th DJ Jack Baldus


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 33 St Stephens Street, Bristol, BS1 1JX Tel: 0117 9273221 Web: www.mrwolfs.com ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


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

omg thursdays

£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

TGI Fridays

Get that Friday feeling and then some at OMG. Bringing you the best music and drink offers to help kick start the weekend in style.

All Spirits £1.50 / Pints From £1.50 Jager Bombs 99p / Selected Shots 99p All until 1AM / £3 Club entry B4 11 £4 Entry After

Every 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! £4 club entry before 11 £6 entry after


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 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

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

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

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

THE WEEKEND PART 1 DJ MATTY

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. £5 Entry

Every Saturday

THE WEEKEND PART 2 DJ ROSSCO / C-SAR

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. £5 Entry

Every Sunday

LIVE MUSIC & SUNDAY SESSIONS

Experience live music at Pam Pam with our amazing live sessions.


–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 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

Every Friday

EDEN

Bristols Biggest Student Night 4 Years Running! It’s time to kick off your weekend and where better than Bristol’s biggest Friday night! Eden plays host to 2000 ravers spread across 2 floors, unrivalled drinks deals and a VIP balcony like no other! Main Room: Mixing the top tunes from Commercial Chart, House, Dubstep, DnB and classic anthems. Room 2: The finest Hip-Hop and RnB from Old School classics to modern day bangers 10pm - 4am // From £3

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

Saturday 8th September

UV Paint Party

OMG! Syndicate is hosting yet another one of its UV extravaganzas! On Saturday 8th September, We are going to transform your favourite party hangout into a UV wonderland with UV lights, UV paint, UV shots, UV everything! Massive UV Giveaways and free face painting with Craig Jones and Time Shires tearing down the venue with massive club anthems to give you an experience like no other and a complimentary hangover in the morning! Free B4 11pm In UV Gear.

Sunday 16th September

The Big Frat Bar Crawl

We are really kicking off freshers week with this one, the all American frat party bar crawl! Hosted by the biggest bars and club to be seen in Bristol, this frat themed crawl is not to be missed!


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––15 Nelson Street, Bristol, BS1 2JY Tel: 0117 9450325 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 12th September Cheek Mountain Thief (Tunng) 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 Monday 1st October Kyla La Grange & Special Guests

Wednesday 10th October STRAIGHT LINES & EVAROSE & SUMMERLIN 7.00pm // £7adv

Saturday 13th October NINA NESBITT & JOSH KUMRA 6.30pm // £8adv

Tuesday 16th October REN HARVIEU & SPECIAL GUESTS 6.30pm // £8adv

Saturday 20th October NME Generation Next - HOWLER / THE CAST OF CHEERS & GROSS MAGIC 6.00pm // £10adv

Friday 5th October Ahab & Special Guests

Tuesday 23rd October Tim Burgess & Special Guests

Tuesday 9th October RACHEL SERMANNI & SPECIAL GUESTS

Sunday 28th October THE DOORS ALIVE & SPECIAL GUESTS

7.00pm // £7adv

7.00pm // £7adv

6.00pm // £15adv

7.30pm // £11adv

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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. Every Wednesday

Live Music 9pm - 12am

Every Sunday

Kick back Sundays

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


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 1 Park Street Avenue, Bristol, BS1 5JN Tel: 0117 925 0890 www.theelbowroom.co.uk –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


NITELIFE SEPTEMBER 2012  

Bristol's free guide to influential venues, essential parties and events.

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