Great Venues

The Old England

Tucked away in Montpelier amidst a venous of narrow roads that climb steep hills, hidden in plain sight aside a surgery carpark is the magical haven that is The Old England. Akin to the shop […]

BY BAND

THE BURNING HELL

The Shonk just love it when our Canadian Ambassadors come over to party with us and play us their wonderful anti-folk, indie narrative, stream of consciousness, nostalgia-rap! (By our standards is a genre that Mathias […]

REVIEWS

REASONS TO ASTRAL

If you’re a regular reader of The Shonk you will know that we don’t say anything that we don’t mean, so understand us when we say that if you haven’t bought your tickets for Astral […]

GIG REVIEWS

THE JC TRIPTYCH

The first time we saw JC was by Arbiter’s recommendation, the gig took place in the basement of Cafe Kino on Gloucester Road in Bristol. A trendy vegan eatery with a plethora of fine food […]