dBs Recommends: What's on in Bristol, Plymouth & Manchester (22-28 August)

We’ve curated the best gigs, club nights, parties and socials happening in Bristol, Plymouth and Manchester between 22-28 August.

Find out what's going on in Bristol, Plymouth & Manchester next week!


Thursday 25th - Wednesday 31st August
Multi-genre events 

Bristol Beacon events with Gretchen Peters, Cola, Brandy Clark, Tank and the Bangas, Xenia Rubinos, Taraka [New]

We’re cheating a little bit here as this extends well into the following week, but Bristol Beacon’s recent announcement of shows is too good not to mention. 

Saturday 27th August
Club Djembe x Trinity Day Party

Club Djembe

To celebrate the recent launch of Trinity’s new outdoor space, The Den, they’ll be pairing with Club Djembe for a summer party. Sets from Oneman (Rinse FM), Rema Mukena (Reprezent), Joselitaa (SWU.FM), DJ Polo (Rinse FM), DJ Stolen (SWU.FM).


Saturday 27th - Sunday 28th August
Fairground Brunch Social - Flight Club

Fairground Brunch Special - Flight Club

Brunch is synonymous with bank holiday weekends and Flight Club’s is not one to be missed. Running across Saturday and Sunday, the price of admission (£35) will get you a 2-hour slot complete with Whitley Neill Raspberry Gin cocktail on arrival, a bottle of Prosecco and endless pizza. Feeling competitive? You can also cut your indulgence short with an hour of darts. 

Beware: it’s a 6 ticket minimum affair, so you’ll need to organise your mates. 



Friday 26th August
Paul Oakenfold - THÊ DEPØ

Paul Oakenfold at THE DEPO

The iconic DJ and producer Paul Oakenfold will be taking to the stage at THÊ DEPØ with a curation of club classics, electronic, house and trance. 


Sunday 28th August
Casa at the Corinthian - Last Dance

Casa Corinthian 4 - The Last Dance [New]

Our friends at Casa will be celebrating the last Bank Holiday of the year in style featuring Kompanion, Symbiosis, Koren McIntosh and Dymonds & Gould. 


Thursday 25th - Sunday 28th August
Stannary Brewing Co. - LUPO-FEST

Stannary Brewing Co - LUPO-FEST 1

To celebrate their 6th birthday, Stannary Brewing Co. is hosting a 4-day festival over the Bank Holiday weekend, which will bring together an array of food vendors, live music, DJs and of course, beer. 



Friday 26th August
Bonobo + Caribou - The Warehouse Project

Bonobo + Caribou

We can’t imagine a more perfect pairing for a show, and what a way to ring in the bank holiday weekend! Tickets are still available (at the time of writing), but may require a couple of attempts to show on TicketMaster. 


Friday 26th August
Ableton Live User Group Manchester - Ducie Street Warehouse

Ableton Live User Group Manchester

If you’d rather be learning how to make your own music on Friday night, swing down to Ducie Street Warehouse for the second instalment of the Ableton User Group.


Saturday 27th August
R&B Brunch - Manchester Bierkeller


Our second brunch recommendation of the weekend is taking place at Manchester’s Bierkeller thanks to R&B Brunch. Expect five hours of impeccable music playing for 5 hours, an abundance of food complimentary bottomless rum punch between 12pm - 1pm. 


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