Darren Hayman Cube Bristol

Best Gigs of 2022

Although not without trepidation, the return to regular gig going in 2022 has been nothing short of amazing. From cavernous arenas to cramped basement stages, boat hulls to backstreet cinemas, it’s been a thrill and a deep pleasure. Here’s the best of them:

Bob Dylan

Motorpoint Arena , Cardiff – October 26th

Bob Dylan live motorpoint arena cardiff


Eric Chenaux

The Cube, Bristol – March 3rD

eric chenaux cube bristol 2022


Darren Hayman

The Cube, Bristol – November 13th

Hayman plays Hefner Cube Bristol


Bill Callahan

SWX, Bristol – November 1st

bill callhan uk tour november 2022


Durand Jones & The Indications

Trinity Centre, Bristol – September 20th

Durand Jones Trinity Centre bristol 2022


Kiefer, Mia gladstone

Thekla, Bristol – June 6th

kiefer bristol gig 2022 thekla


American Poetry, Radiant Heart & Trust Fund & SLONK

Exchange Basement, Bristol – June 30th

American Poetry club, trust fund, slonk exchange basement poster 2022

Slonk performing Holiday:

American Poetry Club full set:

Trust Fund & Radiant Heart:

The Bug Club

Crofters RIGHTS, Bristol – May 3rd


Hamburger, Apollo Ghosts

The Lanes, BRISTOL – August 31st

Apollo ghosts live bristol 2022

And on the comedy front: the incredible Tim Key performing Round the Mulberry Bush at the Tobacco Factory and a remarkable set from Daniel Kitson in the Windmill Hill City Farm were highlights.


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