This week in Bristol, June 4-10

4 06 2012

Monday to Sunday: Stand-Up Week, Wardrobe Theatre
Stand-ups preview their shows in the run-up to the Edinburgh Festival. Russell Howard turned up last year. Expect previews from local and national comics.

Tuesday: Keane, Academy
Keane’s members have all left rehab and come to Bristol on their first UK tour in three years, supporting new album Strangeland, which features guitars, unlike their debut.

Wednesday: Jubilee Concert, Colston Hall
A special Classic Women concert featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Alison Balsom, Natalie Clein, Nicola Benedetti, Lesley Garrett and conductor Sian Edwards.

Thursday: Watershed 30th birthday celebrations
30 hours of film, television and creative work from Bristol, and all for free. Featuring a party from late featuring a mash-up of music and moving image.

Friday: Sheelanagig, Fiddlers
Bristol’s finest purveyors of raucous Balkan pop return home as part of the current UK tour, their biggest ever, to support the new album Cirque Insomnia.

Sunday: Electric Bike Festival, College Green
Featuring races up Park Street as part of the world’s first Electric Bike World Championships Hill Climb, a demo area and electric village. All free to attend.



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