dBs Recommends: What's on in Bristol, Plymouth & Manchester (5-14 August)

Fancy a shindig? We’ve curated the best parties, events and exhibitions happening in Bristol, Plymouth and Manchester between 5-14 of August.

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


Tuesday (9th)

We All Play Synth - Electronic Open Mic @ Lost Horizon

We All Play Synth is an open mic event in Bristol, but with a twist! Lost Horizon provide a mixer and speakers and guests are invited to bring their gear for a 15-minute set of live electronic music. Perfect for dBs students who want to practice performing live. 


Wednesday (10th)

Amity Residents Night @ Crofter’s Rights

Crofter’s Rights are handing over the reins to residents Amity for the night. Cam(alot), Elpac and Mulholland will be taking over and mixing through funky, techno, breaks, jungle, dancehall and everything in between. Tickets are a fiver or more on the door.

Thursday (11th)

MC Yallah & Debmaster @ Trinity Centre 

MC Yallah is a Kenyan artist based in Uganda whose lyrics often address women’s issues, spreading a powerful message of integrity and self-determination. Check her out at Trinity Centre on Thursday!

Friday (12th)

Misscoteque #5: Return of the Funk @ Lost Horizon 

Misscoteque is returning to Lost Horizon for the first party of what will become a monthly event. Misscoteque is “A very queer night of disco-inspired bassy vibrations for female, non-binary, and trans folk.”


Heap (Neubau) + The Abominable Slowman Ft Kelan @ Crofter’s Rights 

Idle Hands’ Sam Hall’s new artistic direction - The Abominable Slowman - takes you through ambient, dub, industrial, trance, new beat, wronng-speeders and more and he’s at Crofter’s Rights with Vienna-based Heap - co-founder of Neubau - and Kelan: Bristol-based vocalist.

Saturday (13th)

Dazed x Lakota: Summer DnB day Party Part 2 @ Lakota

Dazed is back at Lakota for part two of their summer day parties. They’ve brought in drum and bass legend Fabio alongside Latte & Toxinate, S9, Viridity, Mowgli, Averse, J Hunna & Decca & XK (Backhand). Doors open at 1 on Saturday.


Friday (5th)

Open Air Cinema @ Tinside Lido

Plymouth's open-air cinema is back at the city's Tinside Lido! From this Friday through to Sunday, West Side Story (2022), Top Gun (1986) and The French Dispatch will be airing from 9.15 pm.


Saturday (6th) and Friday (12th)

Ekki Hugsa 360° - Dome Experience @ Market Hall

An immersive audio-visual experience based on the music of BAFTA award-winning composer Ólafur Arnalds and the flowing visuals of designer Torsten Posselt. Ekki Hugsa is Icelandic for 'don't think' and the event is based on the notion of a 'calculated slowdown'.


Friday (12th)

Manchester 360º: Sasha @ Manchester Cathedral

Manchester 360º is a unique clubbing experience that takes place in Manchester's medieval cathedral for one night only. DJ and producer Sasha, will be heading to the stage for a 3-hour extended set. Dust off your lute and head down for a medieval rave!

Saturday (13th)

RAW w/ DJOKO @ Victoria Baths

Promoters RAW are taking over the iconic Grade II Listed Victoria Baths in Manchester for a night of house music fronted by DJOKO and also including Alex Bowen, Josh Gregg, Ryan Nicholls & Harry Benj.

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