The Old Duke
Although the building has been standing since 1780, the Old Duke is a music venue named after Duke Ellington, and has become famous for its New Orleans inspired Jazz music. Down to earth, this jazz bar is all about the music; unpretentious live shoes that an admiring audience watches from bench tables.
Opening hours: Mon – Thurs 12pm – 12am; Fri – Sat 12pm – 1am; 12pm -12am
The Old Duke, 61 Queen Charlotte Street, King St, Bristol, UK, +44 0117 927 7137
Changing from a Victorian fleece factory to a music venue in 1982, The Fleece hosts live music shows every evening of the week. After previously hosting Oasis and Radiohead, the Fleece’s stage is now often graced by the presence of tribute bands.
Opening hours: Mon – Wed 7.30pm – 2am; Thurs – Fri 7.30pm – 4 am; Sat 7pm – 4am; Sun 1.30pm – 2am
The Tunnels Bristol
Want to find hidden tracks? How about a music venue hidden under the tracks? The Tunnels Bristol is tucked between two railway arches, right next to Temple Mead’s railway station. The music venue intends to offer its 360 concert goers the opportunity to enjoy new talented groups from the area and the world over.
Opening hours: Check website for details
St George’s Bristol
Formerly a Georgian church, St George’s has become a renowned concert hall. Since 1999, the music venue has been a major concert hall, seating 562 people at a time and has become famous as the perfect place to listen to classical and folk music, accentuated by its striking neo-classical acoustics.
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 12pm – 6pm
St George’s Bristol, Great George St, Bristol, United Kingdom, +44 117 929 4929
Starting as a German ship set to deliver timber, then turned into a cabaret theatre, Thekla has become one of the best places in Bristol to listen to live rock music. Recently nominated as UK Venue of the Year by The Fly, this music venue is an interesting place to see a number of live bands from Bristol and beyond.
Opening hours: Contact venue
Thekla, The Grove, East Mud Dock, +44 0117 929 3301