Music

Live Music Wed & Thur from 9.30pm, Fri & Sat from 11:00pm,
Sunday Dance Sessions from 7:00pm.
Free Entry – But please give generously to the collection bucket!

Wednesday to Saturday we showcase the cream of Bristol’s live music scene and top touring acts. Wednesday and Thursday tend to be days for gentle foot tapping to new folk, top jazz and virtuosos on their days off. Friday and Saturday means dancing shoes and anything from a 25 piece Samba band to a skankin’ Latin-funk hip-hop orchestra. Sundays we host a range of inclusive dance nights from Swing to Tango. Whatever the night, we’ll bring you handpicked stars from across the musical galaxy!

01 Thu
Sep
Girl and a Guitar
Girl and a Guitar

Girl and a Guitar

Well the girl in question is Mary Spender, jazz-influenced songstress of this parish, and the guitar is a fetching shade of green….
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02 Fri
Sep
Crybabies
Crybabies

Crybabies

Here’s rock’n’roll how it should be done – brash, brawling and stripped back to the bare essentials by a high energy trio…
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04 Sun
Sep
Swing Dance Bristol
Swing Dance Bristol

Swing Sunday with live band and Swing Dance Bristol

The doors to No.1 Harbourside will swing open for a night of hoppin’, stompin’ live music and dance. Sophie Sheldrake of Swing Dance…
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07 Wed
Sep
Jess McAllister
Jess McAllister

Jess McAllister & Lukas Drinkwater

Here’s a couple of top treats from Devon’s contemporary folk scene, combining Ms Mcallister’s supple vocalising and Mr Drinkwater’s fulsome double bass….
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08 Thu
Sep
al scorch
al scorch

Al Scorch

Amiably bearded banjo player Al Scorch makes a welcome return visit from his Illinois home with a handmade country soul sound and…
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09 Fri
Sep
moonshot
moonshot

Moonshot

One of Bristol’s longest established ska outfits famed for their  fine evocation of the classic Studio 1 sound that took rocksteady into…
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10 Sat
Sep
Batch Gueye
Batch Gueye

Batch Gueye Band

There’s a dancer’s energy at the heart of Senegalese singer and percussionist Batch Gueye’s music, bringing the real flavour of West African…
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11 Sun
Sep
tango
tango

Milonga with Tango Calor and Tango Note

Tango Calor will transport you to the backstreet Milonga clubs of Buenos Aires while Tango Note teachers will kick start the evening…
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14 Wed
Sep
Jausme
Jausme

Jausme

– Lithuanian songstress Jausmé offers ‘silky, dreamy jazzy vocals’ accompanied by the ethereal sound of the  Kankles, a traditional lap-harp. Sometimes she…
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15 Thu
Sep
Dan Marshall
Dan Marshall

Dan Marshall

The multi-talented Dan Marshall comes at you from all sides but whether he’s doing multi-tracked powerfolk, crooning nu-soul or classic acoustica you…
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16 Fri
Sep
Soul Ingredients alt
Soul Ingredients alt

Soul Ingredients

This powerful gang of seven packs a big band punch thanks to its all-star line-up of seasoned players and the mighty vocals…
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17 Sat
Sep
Immigrant Swing
Immigrant Swing

Immigrant Swing

We love to celebrate the coming together of musical energy from around the world that settles in Bristol and this bunch have…
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18 Sun
Sep
Swing Dance Bristol
Swing Dance Bristol

Swing Sunday with The Vipers and Swing Dance Bristol

If the phrase ‘hard swinging’ means anything then the Vipers are the ones to know. Boiling down the essence of classic jazz,…
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21 Wed
Sep
Julia Turner
Julia Turner

Julia Turner & Annalise Lam

Both separately schooled in the Hard Knocks Conservatoire of Busking, passionate singer/songwriter Julia Turner and dazzling manouche violinist Annalise Lam know exactly…
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22 Thu
Sep
Slimline Henry copy
Slimline Henry copy

Slimline Henry

Henry Slim’s dust-voiced Americana comes complete with backporch fingerpicking guitar and a lonesome harmonica howl that takes you straight to a Mississippi…
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23 Fri
Sep
big boss man
big boss man

Big Boss Man

Hard and fast rhythm merchants from London. Big Boss Man describe their sound as ‘a hip, Heavy Hammond hybrid of pop, 6Ts…
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25 Sun
Sep
Flamenco loco
Flamenco loco

Flamenco Loco

Every 4th Sunday of the month, come to No.1 Harbourside for a taste of flamenco music and dance. From 7pm dancer Noemi…
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28 Wed
Sep
Len Aruliah
Len Aruliah

Len Aruliah Duo

You can hear a world of influences in Canadian saxophonist Len Aruliah’s playing, thanks to his ongoing explorations of calypso and Nigerian…
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29 Thu
Sep
sara colman
sara colman

Sara Colman & Rebecca Nash

Two great jazz talents that outgrew their Bristolian birthplace for success in the bigger wider world of London and beyond. Singer Sara…
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30 Fri
Sep
The Gin Bowlers Alt
The Gin Bowlers Alt

The Gin Bowlers

  The Gin Bowlers – This exciting new collaboration comes straight from Bristol’s sleazy Gypsy Jazz underground and features a swingtastic mash-up…
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