100+ SHOWS | 14 VENUES | 2 WEEKS OF LIVE MUSIC
Grassroots Music Venues across Bristol unite to create fortnight festival of music - Fightback Bristol. 16 participating venues already confirmed – over 130 shows
Music Venue Trust are delighted to announce Fightback Bristol, a 2 week celebration of Bristol’s vital Grassroots Music Venues that will take place 4-18th February 2019
Fightback Bristol is a new spring campaign that will encourage audiences to visit their local
grassroots music venue and promote the Bristol’s emerging and existing musical talent.
Fightback Bristol will provide the focus for events taking place at the city’s Grassroots Music Venues, with live music every day throughout the festival at a whole range of venues right across Bristol.
Gary Prosser of Music Venue Trust said:
“These venues are the backbone of the live music scene in Bristol, providing spaces where artists can take their first steps, develop and grow. Fightback Bristol provides an opportunity to showcase the fantastic range of artists and venues that Bristol enjoys, celebrating the history of our music scene and supporting its future."
More than 100 events at over 14 venues have already been confirmed, with many more to be added, including special featured events. Venues taking part include :
COLSTON HALL • CROFTER'S RIGHTS • EXCHANGE • FIDDLERS CLUB • THE FLEECE THE ISLAND • THE LANES • THE LOUISIANA • MOTHERS RUIN • MR WOLFS THEKLA • TRINITY • 02 ACADEMY • THE OLD BOOKSHOP