Most nights after the curtain has come down in the theatre, the bands will be tuning up front of house. We look to bring some of the best local and touring festival bands to our stage to pluck your heart strings or get you dancing on the tables. We want to provide a stage for both local emerging talent and top-notch touring acts to strut their stuff.

What's On?

Bad Reputation (rescheduled due to snow)

A BRAND NEW NIGHT CELEBRATING WOMEN EVERYWHERE IN HONOUR OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. Bad Reputation is a brand new club night dedicated to playing multi genre spanning, female fronted music ALL NIGHT LONG! This month it’s free entry, but there will be buckets and fundraising all night long for various women’s charities across the city. … Continue reading Bad Reputation (rescheduled due to snow)

Midnight Ritual w/ Guacamayo Tropical & Xaman X!

We are extremely excited to host the DJ duo Guacamayo Tropical who have been taking all the afrolatin flavour in their suitcase, to share with dancing people from Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, England, Portugal, Slovenia, Austria, Sweden, Belgium and France. Their sessions are characterized by the integration of organic musical instruments such as Colombian gaita, … Continue reading Midnight Ritual w/ Guacamayo Tropical & Xaman X!

Tankus the Henge

Get ready for the Henge! Having played over 1000 shows all over the world the Tankus the Henge live experience is something to behold. Combining wild showmanship and musical dexterity their sound incorporates rock, funk, blues, ska, roots and gypsy rhythms and their songs tell stories of wonder and woe. Since the release of their … Continue reading Tankus the Henge

Holly Holden

Inspired by language, Holly often combines English and Spanish in her lyrics, so that her songs are spaces where anything goes, where nothing is pure and which make sense in many different contexts. They’re familiar and exotic all at once, bitter-sweet, upbeat yet melancholy, memories of warmth written in the cold winter, sunshine in the … Continue reading Holly Holden

DisGraceful Behaviour

The Old Market Assembly in collaboration with Dis Charge presents: DisGraceful Behaviour! Featuring cabaret that’s dynamic, debaucherous and a delight to the senses, Dis Graceful Behaviour debuts with an international lineup of Drag, Burlesque and Circus performers each promising to deliver exciting and entertaining acts that will BLOW YOU AWAY! Featuring Ryan Stecken (Berlin) Star of … Continue reading DisGraceful Behaviour

Jeramiah Ferrari

Just Retuning from a tour of India including The ‘Gomad Festival’ this North West outfit are seasoned festival stage performers and have forged a superb reputation for live sets. They have been supporting The Wailers on their UK tourfusing styles of reggae, rock, ska and Pop to make a truly memorable and essential new sound. … Continue reading Jeramiah Ferrari

Level Up – Cosplay night

Level Up is a cosplay night for all those who like to dress their best and strut their stuff. Cosplayers, LARPers, Steampunks, Cyberpunks, Lolitas. This is the night for those who like more character in their night out. Hosted at the beautiful Old Market Assembly, Level Up is bringing a night of fandom with live … Continue reading Level Up – Cosplay night

Laid Blak (DJ Set) – Eva Lazarus – Mind/BDP Fundraiser Bristol

Music On My Mind is a new night in Bristol raising funds and awareness for some of the most important charitable causes helping vulnerable people within our city, through fundraiser parties with lineups supporting artists both respected and emerging from the Bristol music scene. Join us for our launch party, supporting two amazing charities. The … Continue reading Laid Blak (DJ Set) – Eva Lazarus – Mind/BDP Fundraiser Bristol

Seas Of Mirth

Seas of Mirth are a sizeable crew with a varying sound marinated in maritime, causing a ruckus throughout the UK and mainland Europe over this decade. Think folk instruments, worldly rhythms, prog rock-esque adventurousness and sea-based song concepts. Expect plenty of nautical stupidity and theatrics at this high-energy live show! “A splendid set” – Mark … Continue reading Seas Of Mirth

Elephant Sessions

Recently nominated as Live Act of the Year at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2016, fiery highland five-piece Elephant Sessions are a musical power house, welding weapons grade grooves and guitar attack with quicksilver fiddle/mandolin melodies. The group fuses rich folk and trad influences with funk, rock and electronica in an instantly captivating, … Continue reading Elephant Sessions

CoCo and the Butterfields

Since their inception in 2012, English indie-pop band CoCo and the Butterfields have spent much of their time on the road, touring the UK and Europe, selling out headline shows and featuring at many major festivals. Hitting upon a winning formula with their crowd pleasing live act, the band showcased music from their first four EPs, selling … Continue reading CoCo and the Butterfields


Hallouminati have been fine tuning a sound adaptable to everything and anything; from the midnight guerilla dancefloors of gypsy nights up and down the country to the soundtrack of a champagne-doused ballroom soiree.

Category is Once upon a Pride

Category is Bristol is quickly becoming one of Bristol’s most incredible drag nights and with the success of the previous two, we are thrilled to announce the next show on July 7th, Once upon a pride! With legendary headliner all the way from NYC, Sherry Vine Official PageManchester queens Anna Phylactic& Donna Trump, the infamous Baga Chipz Mbe , burlesque … Continue reading Category is Once upon a Pride