Dot To Dot Festival takes music to venues across Bristol

PUBLISHED: 15:00 24 May 2018

Shows will take place all over Bristol.

Shows will take place all over Bristol.


Eighteen live music venues in Bristol will welcome more than 100 bands to their stages on Saturday.

The Dot To Dot Festival aims to make the best use of venues across the city by filling stages with musicians and bands.

The festival started in Nottingham in 2005, and has helped to put acts such as The 1975, Mumford And Sons and Florence And The Machine on the map.

It won an award for being the best festival for emerging talent last year.

Many of the headliners, including The Horrors and Pale Waves, will perform at the O2 Academy in Frogmore Street.

Other headline acts, including Dermot Kennedy and Marika Hackman, will perform at SWX in Nelson Street.

Wristbands providing entry 
to the venues are priced £14.30 and are available from They can be picked up on Saturday from Thekla in The Grove.

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