Their performance is part of a campaign to turn Colston Hall into a centre for young musicians with special needs.Read the full story ›
Bristol band Massive Attack have announced plans for an outdoor concert to mark their homecoming to the city - where they started their musical career.
The event is planned for The Downs in September. It will be is the first time a major concert has been held there in 15 years.
However, some people have raised concerns about noise and traffic in the area - as yet some of the relevant permissions have not been granted.
A Bristol City Council spokesperson said: “The council has been asked to consider an event application for a large scale music event on the Downs in September. As with any event in this location, the application was first referred to the Downs Committee events sub group to discuss and decide whether or not permission be granted.Permission in principle for the event to take place was granted by the Downs Committee on the 11 April 2016."
Following this decision the organisers have begun a consultation with residents and relevant stakeholders. The event still requires premises licence and site permission approval.
The 'Live Music Census' says the industry supported almost 1000 jobs but venues feel threatened by development, noise and planning issues.Read the full story ›
The first acts for Bristol's biggest music festival Love Save the Day have been announced.Read the full story ›
The St George's Bristol art centre is one step closer to a major redevelopment after Arts Council England approved funding for the project.Read the full story ›
Will Young has announced today (1 Dec) he will perform a one-off show in Taunton in August 2016 and is the second artist to be announced as part of the Somerset Rocks line-up.
Will Young will take to the outdoor stage on Saturday 27 August 2016, the second evening of Somerset Rocks, the three-night music event being held in Taunton’s Vivary Park during the August bank holiday weekend (26 – 28 August 2016).
Performing is what I love to do. Hearing my fans singing back to my music and seeing their reactions when I perform some of my old favourites and new hits, makes it very special for me.
I can’t wait to get back on the stage in the summer – it’s going to be a fantastic show!
West country singer Joss Stone has filmed part of a new music video in Bristol.
The singer chose a Moroccan bistro in between Totterdown and Knowle as she prepares to release her new album in the summer.
Our cameras were out in force at WOMAD festival in Wiltshire - here's a gallery of pictures from SundayRead the full story ›
One of the region's best known festivals starts today. WOMAD is known for attracting artists from around the world to Charlton Park in Wiltshire. The three day event will see 106 artists perform from 42 countries.
Pop group Steps will launch the Yate Shopping Centre's Christmas festivities by switching on the illuminations this evening [Thursday].
They will perform followed by X Factor contestants MK 1.