With a week to go till Glastonbury Festival, what’s more fitting then a round-up of some of our festival reviews thus far. In case you missed, here’s the best of the bunch.

Dot to Dot Festival - 27th May | Various venues

What makes Dot to Dot festival so special is its sense of community. Venues both big and small come together to celebrate one of the best things about Bristol – it’s diverse and inclusive music scene. While the festival also takes place across Manchester and Nottingham, there’s something almost magical about seeing Bristol’s bustling local scene stand alongside international acts. Read more.

Love Saves The Day - 27th & 28th May | Eastville Park

As the weather yet again defied predictions, Eastville Park was blessed with blue skies and sun making you wonder, is Eastville park blessed with its own climate for one weekend a year?! Or is Love Saves the Day really as magical as it feels year on year? Read more.

Coasts - 3rd June | Thekla

If ever there was a band that could pack Thekla to the rafters with sound, it’s atmospheric indie-poppers Coasts, who did just that at their homecoming gig on Saturday night. Playing to a sold-out crowd, the Bristol-born band returned to their home turf with an internationally acclaimed debut album under their belts, and bearing news that their second offering will be released this summer – much to the crowd’s delight. Read more.

Come back next week for more live reviews of the best shows in Bristol