Ant Noel with the Peabody Drakes

+ LONELY TOURIST + THE JUNE APPLES

Jersey-born Ant Noel is a Somerset-based musician creating original music which can loosely be described as folk-rock, combining influences from the wider realms of Celtic, Klezmer and Americana music.

Ant has released three albums to date: 'Hurricane Rising' (2010), 'Under City Lights' (2012) and 'The Water's Line' (2014). His new album, 'Ferryman’s Wake’ launches tonight at Bocabar.

Support from Lonely Tourist, Beard-Pop/Pub-Step/trad jazz. Lonely Tourist has supported amongst others Pete Doherty, Babyshambles, Malcolm Middleton, RM Hubbert, Admiral Fallow, Hans Chew, Dark Dark Dark, Langhorne Slim, Beth Hart, Rachel Sermanni, Norman Watt Roy, Jimbob (Carter) and Tom Hingley.

8pm-1am • £5 otd

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Mark Chadwick (the voice of the Levellers)

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+ Jake Martin + Paul Henshaw + Nick Parker

One of the UK’s most successful songwriters, Mark Chadwick, has co-written 20 chart singles and 6 Top 40 albums (including a Number 1) as part of the Levellers, the band he has fronted for over 25 years.Still going strong, the Levellers are festival favourites and have cemented their cherished status with headline performances at Glastonbury, Isle Of Wight, Cambridge Folk Festival, Bestival and Boomtown and many European and UK events and in 2003 they successfully created their own annual Beautiful Days Festival which takes place in August at Escot Park in Devon.

During this time Mark has released two solo albums ‘All the Pieces’ and ‘Moment’ and his upfront and personal solo performance will see him play a mixture of material from these albums and Levellers classics. Be warned, Mark will have you up dancing!

Mark will be supported by Jake Martin, Paul Henshaw, and Nick Parker, making this a night not to be missed.

7pm-1am • Tickets: £12.50 adv, available here or £15 otd (subject to availability)

Retrolicious presents Carnival of the Souls

DJs WBBL, MAX PASHM + guest DJ

Ghetto funk + stomping electro beats

8pm-1am • £8 Early Bird; £10 adv/£12 otd

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Bocabar Jazz Session: Ruth Royall Quartet

Stunning jazz vocalist Ruth Royall will perform some classics made famous by legends such as Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.

7.30-10.30pm • Tickets £15 (gig, mezze & table); £6 gig only – call 01458 440558 or email bocabarglastonbury@outlook.com to book a table.

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Les Fanflures Brass Band + DJ Mr Slim

Contagious and brawny New Orleans style jazz funk mixing with a special French touch

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Hailing from Toulouse (France), Les Fanflures BB are a Brass Band that buzzes with a contagious and brawny New Orleans style Jazz Funk (Hot 8, Rebirth) mixing with a special French touch. Some funk, some jazz, a lot of fun!

8pm-1am • Tickets: £6 in adv / £8 OTD, available here!

https://www.facebook.com/fanflures/

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Bassline – 1st Birthday Bash


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Huge DJ line up ft. INTERFACE, LOKO, SMELLINGTON PIFF + lots more.

DnB, Hip Hop + Bassline

For our 1st birthday we are back at the Bocabar with a night of DNB, Hip Hop and Bassline!
Room 1 - DNB
Special Guest: INTERFACE (Exclusive DNB Set!) + LOKO (RAM RECORDS / VIPER RECORDINGS) + SKANKY GENERAL (XYZ) + ELL D and JOEY G + RATTY P and RUSSLA
Hosted by: MC FOXY (New Breed Crew), SKETCHA, BOXY, TGA

Room 2 - Hip Hop and Bassline
SMELLINGTON PIFF (REAL LIFE DRAMA RECORDS) + RISKI + STARBORN SE7EN + QUANTIZE + GOLDEN SWINE

Tickets available from Bristol Ticket Shop – Early bird £8 + BF / Advanced £10 + BF / MOTD

Strictly over 18s only - please bring ID
Sponsored by Spaced Out Records


House of El Throwback Sessions: 80's Never Say Die (Block Party)

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House of El 'Throwback Sessions' returns with the ultimate 80's night! It's time to jump into the DeLorean, fire up the Flux Capacitor to 1.21 Gigawatts and hit 88mph all the way back to the best era in music, and the worst era of fashion!

It's all about the Glam Rock, Electro Synth Pop, Old Skool Hip-Hop and Rare Groove. Bringing you nothing but classics into the night will be DJ's:

STARBORN SE7EN (aka ONE EYED WILLIE)
TRILL CLINTON (aka FERRIS BUELLER)
JAMES 90 (aka CHEIF BRODY)

Then 2DRUNK2FUNK (aka MARTY MCFLY) will take us 'Back to The Future' with a very special set of Modern House Remixes of 80's Classics.

The dress code is 80's theme (obviously)!

HEYYY YOUUU GUYYYYSSSS!!!!
Goonies Never Say Die 💀⚔

8pm-1am • Tickets: £6 adv/£8 otd

Camo Clave

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An electro tropical band who combine traditional Latin American rhythms with electro beats + DJ support

8pm-1am • £6 adv; £8 otd

The Sarah Griffiths Quartet

A welcome return of the glorious voice of Glastonbury singer, Sarah Griffiths.

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Bringing a new twist to some classic, and more obscure, jazz.

Tickets: gig, table + mezze £15; gig only £6 Booking advisable

Neverglade

Details to follow…

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DJ Paulo Fernandez

Dance music from around the globe.

8pm-1am

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DJ Spinthief

Funk, disco, hip hop & classic house

8pm-1am

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