We Are Scientists New York rockers We Are Scientists packed out Bristol's Thekla on Wednesday 2nd May, turning the first leg of their Megaplexpedition into an impromptu birthday bash!


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Feeder “25 years of Feeder, eh? Aren’t you sick to death of us!?” exclaimed frontman Grant Nicholas, around half-a dozen songs into a raucous 2-hour set at a sold-out Bristol O2 Academy on Wednesday, 7th March!


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Slow Readers Club Multiple generations packed out one of the UK’s most unique venues as Slow Readers Club rocked the boat at Thekla in Bristol on 17th November. The Mancunian four-piece rolled into the city’s cargo-ship-turned-music-hall halfway through a sold-out UK tour, and were greeted by stacks of fans who were chomping at the bit to see the headliners right from the start.


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Chelsea Wolfe

How do I start with the love of my life? Chelsea Wolfe, I've been an avid fan of her music since a friend of mine sent me a link to her second album 'Apokalysis' in 2010 saying and I quote “check out this girls screaming on Pale on Pale, amazing”. Ever since my love affair with Chelsea, oh and her incredible music, has more then blossomed into an unhealthy obsession...



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Kwabs As we arrived at Anson Rooms on at briskly cold Autumn evening, my guest and I, already sold on Kwabs’ music mellow voice soul phenomenon, that has been slowly building a tidal wave of followers via social media (mainly Youtube) with his incredibly melodic sound. With Kwabs’ channel having 240k viewers and each video averaging more than that in views, it was easy to see why this intimate venue had easily met its capacity.


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Jonathan Wilson Thekla in Bristol is a novel venue as it is a cargo ship moored in Bristol’s Mud Dock area, and as we climb aboard the support act Omar Velasco is finishing the final song of his set.  However, this means it is not long until the main act, Jonathan Wilson, is due to take the stage.


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The Boomtown Rats The Boomtown Rats formed in 1975 in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, before moving to England in 1976 searching for a record deal, rejecting Richard Branson’s Virgin in favour of a new label “Ensign”. 1977 saw their first gigs and single and album releases. Their debut “Looking after no 1” reached no.11 in the charts, with their debut album, the eponymous “The Boomtown Rats” reaching no.18 in the UK album charts.


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