Sun and fun at Port Eliot Festival 2012; Review

Somerset County Gazette: Mad Hatters at Port Eliot              credit: Michael Bowles

6:00pm Friday 27th July 2012

WITH perfect timing the monotonous rain and grey skies of the past few weeks gave way to glorious sunshine for that little corner of bohemian middle class heaven that is forever the Port Eliot Literary Festival.

Scissor Sisters coming to Colston Hall

3:26pm Sunday 27th May 2012

New York pop superstars Scissor Sisters bring their renowned live show to Bristol's Colston Hall on October 22 as part of an autumn nationwide-tour for Autumn 2012.

Debut album for Spector

3:21pm Sunday 27th May 2012

Spector release their eagerly anticipated debut album ‘Enjoy It While It Lasts’ on August 13 through Fiction /Luv Luv Luv Records.

Live it live for Save The Children

3:30pm Monday 21st May 2012

IF you love your music live, and you want to get a taste of that summer festival or concert you attended way back, then the ‘Music Is GREAT Britain’ DVD is just the fodder for you.

27-date tour for The Milk

2:19pm Monday 14th May 2012

Debut album expected this summer as The Milk launch into big tour and release new single

Music Is Great Week kicks off with live DVD

2:09pm Monday 14th May 2012

Iconic live moments DVD launched at start of UK's Music Is Great Week with profits to Save The Children

Suits you at Bath and Bristol gigs

2:02pm Tuesday 8th May 2012

Recent recipients of Zane Lowe's 'Hottest Record In The World Right Now', Dubliners 'Funeral Suits' will be appearing at Bath Moles on Thursday , May 10 and The Croft, Bristol on Monday, May 14.

Faulkner has his head in the clouds

4:21pm Wednesday 25th April 2012

New single 'Clouds' for Newton Faulkner from third album out this summer 'Write it on your skin' - May concert date in Bristol

Twin Atlantic's new single marks nomination for best album

12:40pm Tuesday 24th April 2012

WITHOUT a doubt one of the hardest working bands in rock, Twin Atlantic are currently hitting your airwaves with their infectious new single 'Make A Beast Of Myself' which is out this week (April 23).

Gaga Euro tour dates announced

12:31pm Tuesday 24th April 2012

Lady Gaga 'The Born This Way Ball' European leg dates with special guests The Darkness - at London (Twickenham Stadium) September 8, and Manchester (Manchester Arena) September 11

Exeter Food Festival starts today

10:35am Friday 13th April 2012

THE 2012 Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink starts today and runs until Sunday (April 15).

Charity quiz night at Tiverton rugby club

8:10am Sunday 1st April 2012

Tiverton Friends of Hospiscare are holding a quiz night at the town’s rugby club to support its day hospice in Tiverton.

Open day at Tiverton golf club

8:20am Thursday 29th March 2012

TIVERTON Golf Club is holding an open day on Saturday, April 7.

Historic vehicle show coming to Tiverton

8:00am Sunday 25th March 2012

THE fifth Sampford Peverell Historic Vehicles Show will be held at Uplowman Village Hall in Tiverton on Sunday, August 19.

Hotly tipped soul singer at Bristol gig

6:22pm Wednesday 21st March 2012

Hotly-tipped soul sensation Daley has announced he will play a string of headline shows in the UK in April, including The Croft in Bristol.

Spectour III for Spector

7:42pm Thursday 8th March 2012

Spector promote their new album on their just announced third headline tour 'Spectour III' when they will be playing at the Bristol Fleece on May 15.

Anticipated follow-up makes us all Happy

7:36pm Thursday 8th March 2012

In 2009, Miike Snow released their self-titled debut album much to the acclaim of critics and fans around the world and went on to perform at sold-out shows and festivals across the world.

Legendary Stranglers promote new album at Bristol gig

12:23pm Wednesday 29th February 2012

Legendary British band The Stranglers will release their 19th album 'Giants' on March 5.

Thursday date for Dot Rotten

12:22pm Wednesday 29th February 2012

BBC Sound Of 2012 tip Dot Rotten is breaking out from the grime scene, producing himself entirely and opting against featuring other artists. And you can catch him at the Bristol 02 Academy on Thursday March 1.

They Wanted US success - they've got it!

12:21pm Wednesday 29th February 2012

THE WANTED are the first UK boy band ever to have a top 3 US iTunes hit – with ‘Glad You Came’ rises to Number 1 in the US iTunes Pop Chart.

The Answer rocking it up for new single

6:04pm Thursday 23rd February 2012

IRISH rockers The Answer have confirmed the release of a brand new single / video this week and you'll be able to see them in Bristol as part of a UK tour.

Scarlet sisters tour before next single

Somerset County Gazette: 2:54 on time at Bristol

5:57pm Thursday 23rd February 2012

2:54 on time for Bristol show as new single 'You're Early' is about to hit the stores

Maccabees' long awaited third album

8:19pm Monday 20th February 2012

The Maccabees release their highly anticipated third studio album ‘Given To The Wild’ on Fiction Records this week and a promotion tour will see them in bristol next month.

Newton Faulkner back with new album later this year

8:08pm Monday 20th February 2012

Brit nominated Faulkner launches tour ahead of CD release

Aussie rockers tour before release of album

8:05pm Monday 20th February 2012

Aussie garage-pop and surf-punk band Bleeding Knees Club are set to embark on a UK tour this week ahead of the release of their debut album Nothing To Do (IAMSOUND/Columbia Records, March 5), Alex, Jordan and Matthew will return to the UK in support of the album, kicking off with their first show at the Green Door Store in Brighton on February 22 followed by two London shows.

Toy Horses ride in to the Croft

7:58pm Monday 20th February 2012

A BAND with some famous admirers will be playing at the Bristol Croft on March 11.

Top folk artist at Bristol

7:53pm Monday 20th February 2012

Seth Lakeman to appear at Bristol Trinity

All TEED up for Wednesday date in Bristol

7:50pm Monday 13th February 2012

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs at Bristol Thekla on February 15

Duke Spirit bruise up Bristol

7:48pm Monday 13th February 2012

Acclaimed album Bruiser promoted by The Duke Spirit at Bristol date

Two rise to depart

7:46pm Monday 13th February 2012

Rise to Remain cancel American tour after loss of two members

X-Factor winner Matt Cardle in Bristol

9:15pm Friday 20th January 2012

Music news and views with Bristol dates

Bristol show this Sunday for Cornish gypsy folk band Daft Monkeys

Somerset County Gazette: 3 Daft Monkeys: appearing in Bristol

2:36pm Tuesday 8th November 2011

WEST COUNTRY gypsy folk band 3 Daft Monkeys will be at the Louisiana in Bristol on Sunday (November 13) as part of a UK tour just announced.

New album and single for top girl band The Saturdays

Somerset County Gazette: THE SATURDAYS: new single and album out

4:51pm Monday 7th November 2011

The UK’s biggest girl band, The Saturdays, are back with their latest album, 'On Your Radar', released on November 21, through Polydor Records.

Don't Wait for the new single - catch The Duke Spirit on tour

Somerset County Gazette: The Duke Spirit - in Bristol next March

4:41pm Monday 7th November 2011

The Duke Spirit have announced the release of new single ‘Don’t Wait’ on November 21 plus a headline tour for March 2012 after their support dates with White Lies.

Alpines will grow on you - Bristol date this Saturday

3:37pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

Alpines have announced three live shows supporting rising soul star Emeli Sandé, including Bristol on Saturday (November 5).

Bluey soul in Bristol on Friday

Somerset County Gazette: BLUEY ROBINSON: IN BRISTOL

3:35pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

A pop singer with serious soul, Bluey Robinson is one of the most exciting prospects of 2011.

Bristol date for X-Factor winner Matt Cardle

Somerset County Gazette: X-FACTOR WINNER MATT CARDLE: Appearing in Bristol in March.

8:22am Tuesday 25th October 2011

X-Factor 2010 winner Matt Cardle will be hitting the road in March for an extensive 20-date tour of the UK and Ireland, including a date at the Colston Hall, Bristol.

New EP for Serie trilogy maestro

8:17am Tuesday 25th October 2011

A NEW EP by dance maestro Max Cooper is released on November 7.

Westland date for You Me At Six

Somerset County Gazette: YOU ME AT SIX: Appearing in Yeovil next March.

7:54am Tuesday 25th October 2011

MAKE a date in your 2012 diary to see YOU ME AT SIX, who stormed into the charts at number three with their third album ‘Sinners Never Sleep’ and will release second single ‘Bite My Tongue’ on November 28.

First album for X Factor winner Matt Cardle

7:56pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

X FACTOR 2010 winner Matt Cardle released his first album 'Letters' through Columbia Records on October 17.

We think you'll Loick him!

7:35pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

MOBO nominated Loick Essien, fresh from the success of his number two hit single ‘How We Roll’, which has sold over 220,000 copies, is back for a UK tour.

US punk band's album tour has Bristol date

Somerset County Gazette: RISE AGAINST: Coming to Bristol.

7:30pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

AMERICAN punk rock / hardcore punk band Rise Against will be in Bristol as part of a UK tour this November.

US number one artist coming to Bristol

Somerset County Gazette: J.COLE: US number one artist appearing in Bristol.

7:22pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

THE US Number One sensation J. Cole will be at the Bristol O2 Academy on November 24 as British fans get a chance to see the star on a double-edged tour.

Brigade rocking into Bristol

Somerset County Gazette: Brigade: Rocking into Bristol

9:25am Tuesday 11th October 2011

Album tour will be last outing for British rockers Brigade

Joe Jonas to tour with Britney

Somerset County Gazette: Joe Jonas: In interview with the Gazette

6:18pm Monday 10th October 2011

Joe Jonas speaks to the Gazette about going solo, releasing his debut album - and staying with the Jonas Brothers!

NZ band kick off tour in Bristol

Somerset County Gazette: Naked and Famous appearing in Bristol

10:47am Monday 10th October 2011

NEW ZEALAND band Naked and Famous kick off a UK tour at the University Anson Rooms in Bristol on November 9.

Alpines will grow on you

Somerset County Gazette: Alpines will grow on you

10:39am Monday 10th October 2011

London duo Alpines has three date set with soul star Emeli Sande

Feisty effort by Canadian on fourth album

Somerset County Gazette: Feisty effort by Canadian on fourth album

9:23pm Sunday 9th October 2011

Grammy nominated Feist returns after four years with new album 'Metals'

You won't nod off with this new effort from Kerrang! winners

Somerset County Gazette: You won't nod off with this new effort from Kerrang! winners

9:05pm Sunday 9th October 2011

You Me At Six back with third album 'Sinners Never Sleep'

Shout it aloud: Nicola's back with first solo album

Somerset County Gazette: Shout it aloud: Nicola's back with first solo album

8:50pm Sunday 9th October 2011

Girls Aloud's Nicola Roberts releases first solo album 'Cinderella's Eyes'






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