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October 2016

Housework featuring Elgato (Hessle Audio/Galdoors)

October 29, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - October 30, 2016 @ 3:00 am
Housework featuring Elgato (Hessle Audio/Galdoors) in the Venue Space at The Island

Housework is back for Halloween, and we've got the elusive Elgato down for this one! With DJ sets as brilliant and infrequent as his EPs, it's with real pleasure that we're bringing Elgato to the confines of The Island's prison cells for a 3hr workout. Fresh off the back of a storming b2b with Ben UFO at Field Manouvers, we can't wait to see what he brings down to the prison cells. Your DJs: Elgato (Hessle Audio / Galdoors) - 3…

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November 2016

Loose Lips Bristolian 2nd Anniversary- Kamikaze Space Program, DJ Guy, Batu, Rommek and William

November 4, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - November 5, 2016 @ 4:00 am
Loose Lips at The Island Bristol

This year, we're celebrating our 2nd anniversary in two places - Manchester & Bristol. For this party, we're focusing on local talent, hosting some of the finest techno producers from the South West. 22:00 - 04:00 Tickets - £5 / £8 / £11 Line-up: - Kamikaze Space Programme (Mote Evolver / KilleKill / TRUST) https://soundcloud.com/kamikaze-space-programme Many think he's a Berliner...but he's a Bristolian! Kamikaze Space Programme is a true sonic renegade, a genuine musical experimenter. Somewhere between a classic Musique…

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Odo // Cinnaman (3hrs)

November 5, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - November 6, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Odo // Cinnaman at The Island

t is our great pleasure to welcome Cinnaman to The Island for an extended set. He was Born in Holland and started spinning records when he was 12. He is the De-School resident, Red Light radio regular and member of the infamous Rush-Hour crew... Cinnaman is the real deal. He’s a true DJ’s DJ with an honest and intuitive attitude to dance music and we cannot wait to hear what he brings to the table. Expect an eclectic mix of…

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November 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wild Chocolate Club in the Gallery Space at The Island

We will guide you on a journey into your body and hold a beautiful sacred cacao ceremony to flood your body with active ingredients to help open up your hearts.  There are no steps to learn, no right or wrong way to move, eyes closed, you can dance like nobody’s watching because nobody is!  We warm up, shake it loose and dance until we drop with most beautiful crystal bowl sound bath. Facebook page: Wild Chocolate Club at The Island…

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December 2016

Visceral Launch, W/ Dot Product [Live]

December 2, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - December 3, 2016 @ 3:00 am
Visceral Launch, W/ Dot Product [Live] at The Island, Bristol

¦ ¦ We are launching a new Audio/Visual event series, Visceral ¦ ¦ Kicking things off: Henry Howe, from Flow Conceptions has designed a dynamically controlled LED installation for us inside the brilliant Island venue. Under the vague brief of 'Immerse Everyone', he has taken that idea to its logical conclusion and built a feature which envelopes the dancefloor, making excellent use of the pre-existing architecture, creating a cocoon light. ¦ Dot Product (Osiris Music uk) Head up the bill with a sound…

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1 Year and Beyond

December 3, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - December 4, 2016 @ 3:00 am
Mi Casa Su Casa‎1 1 Year and Beyong at The Island

Mi Casa Su Casa‎1 1 Year and Beyong at The Island   Steve O'Sullivan live at Prison Cells 03/12/2016 Tickets: £8 - £15 Owain K Waxmouse (Supersmash) Mi Casa Su Casa Residents, Rich King & Jon Lindon

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Timedance – 10th Dec – Pev & Kowton (Live), Leif

December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - December 11, 2016 @ 3:00 am
Timedance 10th Dec at The Island

TICKETS: £10 on the door - NO ADVANCED TICKETS SO COME DOWN EARLY Sooooo Timedance is back. It's our last party of the year - come for a pre-festive blowout.. Peverelist & Kowton have well and truly cemented themselves in Bristol's (and Peckham’s…) musical heritage. A series of killer records from themselves (together with Asusu), lead to Livity Sound paving the way for a whole new generation of Bristol music. This summer the duo debuted a new live set at…

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The Land That Time Forgot – NYE – Bridewell Complex

December 31, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - January 1, 2017 @ 5:00 am
The land that time forgot, New years eve party

“We left Bristol Harbour on a foggy new years eve morning, barely able to see our hands in front of our faces we were exhilarated by the thought of celebrating the incoming year on Board the SS Great Bristol. Slowly we inched out to the open waters, beyond the severn estuary, all nervously wondering what lies in store for our journey of a lifetime.” Extract of Frost Michael’s diary 31 December 1916 This New Years, we are taking you back,…

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January 2017

Loose Lips x Treehouse in Bristol – w/Creta Kano & Laksa

January 20 @ 10:00 pm
Loose Lips at The Island, Bristol

To kick off their 2017 parties, two friendly crews are coming together for a wrinse out at Bristol's enthralling old prison cells. Sound provided by Jenga Soundsystem - 16kw Custom and Turbosound Rig. Loose Lips - https://www.facebook.com/looselips123 Treehouse - https://www.facebook.com/gettothetreehouse £5 / £8 22:00 - 03:00 LINE-UP: - Creta Kano (Pinkman/Happy Skull) https://soundcloud.com/creta-kano From Harlesden, London. Releases on Pinkman, Happy Skull & Bokhari. Forthcoming 12"s in early 2017. Radio/club play from Legowelt, Objekt & Shanti Celeste. - Laksa (Timedance/Mistry) https://soundcloud.com/laksauk…

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Timedance – 27th Jan – Ben UFO

January 27 @ 10:00 pm - January 28 @ 3:00 am
Time Dance, The Island, Bristol

It's fair to say keeping this one under wraps hasn't been easy... Timedance are very happy to announce that we have the one and only Ben UFO coming to play at The Island to kick out those January blues... Since reaching international stardom Ben has rarely played in Bristol outside of the super clubs, it's an honour to be able to bring him to one of the cities best intimate spaces for an all night set. As usual tickets will…

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Musu ft Suzanne Kraft & Nebraska (live)

January 28 @ 10:00 pm - January 29 @ 3:00 am
Musu ft. Suzanne Kraft & Nebraska (live) • The Island, Bristol

Musu are back for their first event of 2017 and together we’ll be descending to the old Prison Cells beneath The Island, bringing with us 2 artists we've had our eye on for quite some time now for a pair of Bristol debuts. First of, from Amsterdam we welcome Diego Herrera, best known for his recent output under his Suzanne Kraft moniker. Currently riding a wave of success following a string of acclaimed releases, most recently via his 'DJ Safety…

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February 2017

Woven #2

February 4 @ 10:00 pm - February 5 @ 3:00 am
Woven #2, The Island, Bristol

Woven are back for another night of crystal clear minimal techno and house in Bristol's most unique venue. This time around we've got a Turbosound Aspect sound system, professionally engineered for the unique industrial space within the old police cells. We're also bringing in the stunning custom built PotetentialDifference_ infiinity mirror lighting rig to amp up the atmosphere. Playing is a very special guest whose made his name in Bristol over the past few years as an accomplished techno producer. Often…

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IBT17 | The Dawn Feat. Matthew Herbert

February 11 @ 9:00 pm - February 12 @ 2:00 am
In Between Time - The Dawn, The Island, Bristol

'Wow, wow, wow, like nothing I've ever witnessed before!' AUDIENCE (THE STORM, IBT15 ART PARTY) THE IBT17 ART PARTY Feat Dj Sets from.... Matthew Herbert Shapes B.Please Bodywork We Like To Party Truce - Girl collective Feat. FRAU DJS + Duchess DJs Bristol Dawn Light Installation from Limbic Cinema Dresscode : Summon your night owl Unleash your dawn creature Be the art at the party Become sunrise or nightfall Firestation The Island For one night only, sunrise and nightfall wash…

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Young Echo – Demdike Stare (live) + special guests

February 24 @ 10:00 pm - February 25 @ 3:00 am
Young Echo at The Island, Bristol

Young Echo Sound is back at The Island! // Friday 24/2/17 • 10pm - 3am // We invite you to join us as we, once again, install a soundsystem into the old Police cell block in Bristol city centre for a night of sonic eclecticism, live performances, dubplate acrobatics and a general, sustained sense of dread throughout the entire evening.. We have an absolutely jam-packed line up for this one, and we're particularly excited to have the incredible Demdike Stare…

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Deep Discs // First Slice: Damiano von Erckert

February 25 @ 10:00 pm - February 26 @ 3:00 am
Deep Discs // First Slice: Damiano von Erckert in the Venue Space at the Island

We are extremely excited to announce that Damiano Von Erckert will be kicking off Deep Discs at the Island on Saturday 25th February. Damiano von Erckert (AVA. Recordings) - 3 hour set https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/damianovonerckert Damiano von Erckert will be bringing his wideranging selection of feel good dance music that will have the Island bouncing. Originating from West Germany, Damiano set up AVA. Recordings in 2011 which quickly gained notoriety, and now works with top artists such as MCDE, Lowtec and Tito…

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March 2017

Tech-No Prisoners Returns to The Island

March 10 @ 10:00 pm - March 11 @ 3:00 am
Mi Casa Su Casa, The Island, Bristol

Tech-No Prisoners Returns to The Island, Bristol. Tickets sold on Headfirst £8.00 - £15.00 www.headfirstbristol.co.uk Further Event information will be released soon.

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Timedance – 18th March – Steevio (live), Simo Cell, Anina

March 18 @ 10:00 pm
Timedance, The Island, Bristol

Steevio brings his modular set to The Island! The Freerotation festival founder has been stunning dances with his incredbile modular synth sets for some time now - and we are stoked to bring him to Bristol for an all too rare occasion. Simo Cell, will also be in attendance. The Parisian Livity Sound affiliate has been releasing some wicked records over the last couple of years. But his DJing has really came into its own in recent times. Expect a…

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April 2017

OrganChrist Live Stream via Monument

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
organchrist live streaming via Monument at The Island

OrganChrist based here in Lock Down Studios are live streaming  from their studio at the Island via Monument in Oslo. Monument is a blog, podcast and club concept with deep roots in techno music. Follow the page to receive notification of the transmission: https://www.facebook.com/MonuMnt/

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Loose Lips in Bristol – w/Lakker, Chris Farrell & Vertical Sofa

April 14 @ 10:00 pm - April 15 @ 3:00 am
Loose Lips in Bristol

After our last sell-out event, we're stepping it up and hosting a special Thai New Year celebration in Bristol's amazing prison cells. The Songkran festival is the traditional Thai New Year's Day and is celebrated from 13 April to 15 April. Its significance is based on the entry of the sun into the sign of Aries the Ram. In fact, April Fool's Day probably originated as mocking those who didn't accept the switch of New Year from April to January…

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Room 237 Presents Perc – ‘Bitter Music’ Album Launch

April 15 @ 10:00 pm - April 16 @ 3:00 am
Room 237, The Island, Bristol

--- LINEUP Perc Black Amiga Trigger Warning Context --- DETAILS Industrial techno pioneer and the man behind Perc Trax returns to the prison cells to launch his latest album, ‘Bitter Music’ Room 237 proudly welcome Perc back to Bristol to celebrate the release of his third album, 'Bitter Music', following 'Wicker & Steel' (2011) and 'The Power And The Glory' (2014). As before the album will see a release on his own Perc Trax imprint, giving Perc the complete creative…

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