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World On Your Street: The Global Music Challenge
On Your Street: Bristol
Discover the music of the world on your doorstep. Try out the local venues suggested by visitors to this website. Send us your review:
Describe the atmosphere and live music at a local pub, restaurant, festival, church or temple, club night... inspire other people to check it out!
Venue Music Review
The Prom,
26 Gloucester Rd, Bishopston, Bristol. 01179 4273189
Folk and jazz Intimate, often free (Anthony Lyons)       Add Your Comments
Black Swan,
438 Stapleton Road, Eastvill, Bristol,
BS5 6MR.
01179 39333
Ska Firey atmosphere. Music - soul bouncing (Ben Menter)

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Tantric Jazz
39-41 St Nicholas Street, Bristol
0117 9402304
Jazz / World fusion Tantric JazzThis clandestine jazz franchise ignites and captivates even the disinterested listener.
(Lisa Maria Goucher)

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Fiddlers Club,
Willway Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 4BG. 01179 873403
Cuban, African, Latino Pub price beer, family fun, all ages and types. Brilliant (D. Gale)

It's a jewel in the dust away from 'normal' cultured areas. Big chatting area, big bar, small / intimate stage / crowd area.

Lovely, some of the best artists are there at any one time (J. Smurthwaite)

Friendly, family fun, good place, food and drink (Martin Floor)

Small intimate venue, good music, mix ages (Vicky Coyle)

Family run night club (ex community centre - still have a skittle alley). Excellent atmosphere, warm and friendly, plenty of tables and seating and large dance floor. Fiddlers is the best venue in the west of England for World Music and has a 2am licence. (Keith Turner)

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The Albert Inn, 1 West Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 3NN. 01179 661 968 Jazz / World fusion Great atmosphere, very friendly, great programme (Clive Weston)

Sunday night provides some of the best contemporary jazz musicians in this corner pub with a genuine attentive jazz club atmosphere (Philip Warburton)

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Tribe of Doris
African and World Small scale, comprising participating workshops in drumming, song, dance (Stuart Conway)

Atmosphere friendly + fun, very child friendly as well, with many kid's activities. Music - lots of drumming (esp. African but also Middle-East / Turkish / Egyptian) + dancing also. M'Bira, Kora playing. English song. Capoeira. Great variety + very good teachers. (Clare Dobie)

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Ashton Court Festival,
Polish Club,
North African, Turkish, Flamenco mix "Panjam Drum" - they use a live belly dancer who does a mix of Egyptian, tribal, Tunisian dance. Joyful, upbeat, but with soulful numbers too. They should be on your map! (Cheryl Douglas)

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Pubs, clubs and the Concert Halls of Bristol West African Like hot starry nights - joyful and brilliant - the rhythm of life! (Michael Pennie)

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St Georges Bristol,
Great George Street,
off Park Street
01179 294 929

World, Classical, Jazz We are one of the leading venues in Bristol for World music, classical and Jazz, and in particular host the BBC World Service Sunday International Recital series once a year. (Jo Taylor)

Brilliant Venue. They get top rate World Music stars. I love it. (Derek Stanley)

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The Chelsea Inn, Chelsea Rd, Easton, Bristol, BS5. World fusion / Acoustic / Folk / Jazz I've spent many a great, chilled out night here, listening to fantastic roots, acoustic music, and jazz from all over the place. There's been everything from Irish folk to mad Balkan style Tambura playing to wild Gypsy/Klezmer type stuff. (Genny)

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