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MICAH SCHNABEL

Taking us South of the border but not super south, so more middle, basically Ohio… well, literally Ohio was Micah Schnabel a singer songwriter from Ohio who lives in Ohio. I was mesmerised by his […]

GEOFF BERNER
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GEOFF BERNER

Act one, night two of the three-for-three Le Pub challenge! This was a night I’d had a ticket for for some time, but despite this I was still going in ear-blind, familiar only with Cardiff […]

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SHATNER’S BASSOON

Once upon a time… In a small shack in some sandy area beneath a giant antennae a secret meeting took place. Those in attendance were David Lynch, Angelo Badlamenti, Miles Davis and Les Claypool. David […]

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PRUDENT PRIMATE

Prudent Primate… The sound these guys produce do not correlate with the song titles they have applied, but when listened to there is a chance that this band will transport you out of the immortality […]

BASIC BITCHES
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BASIC BITCHES

It has been a while since this event but, for life of me you missed out if you didn’t go! Le Public Space has the MOST PERFECT sound; my favourite type of venue is one […]

Mermaid Chunky
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MERMAID CHUNKY

Mermaid Chunky… are to children’s toys what LCD Soundsystem is for the cowbell! I thoroughly enjoyed their set at the bonkers-jazz night we attended. The entire night was an earblind experience and until I had […]

Steve Strong
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STEVE STRONG

Well… I’m not really sure what to say to be honest, Steve Strong is like nothing I have ever seen before. It’s a rarity to see a single musician on stage playing multiple instruments and […]

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COWBOY & THE CORPSE

Cowboy & The Corpse have been good friends with The Shonk for many years. We have seen them evolve and change over the years, we have seen them travel the European continent bringing joy to […]

Ratty Sounds live.
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RATTY SOUNDS

Opening the night for Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts this Bristol-based duo warmed the audience up by using one of the most hypnotic and dance-inducing forms of music to be coined by Bristol, a wonderful […]

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CHIYODA KU 2

On the two occasions that I’ve seen Chiyoda Ku I could have easily assumed that they were the headline act and left after their performance. Both times they have used their instruments and exceptional ability […]