Simple Things Festival

Over 60 acts playing across 10 stages over the course of this musically diverse weekend festival.  Appearing at Colston Hall for the first time, Simple Things will take over the whole building with a world-class showcase of groundbreaking new music.

Expect pulsing beats and top DJs in almost every quarter plus an art exhibition with a musical twist and extra bars throughout.

Headlining the main room is German electronic royalty Modeselektor Live. They will be joined on the main stage by the theatrical, ambitious and newly orchestral sounds of These New Puritans, the Mercury-nominated and technical jaw-dropping tech-jazz of Portico Quartet and the Bristol debut of Pantha Du Prince.

The main stage will also see the likes of Nicolas Jaar, These New Puritans, Pantha Du Prince, The Invisible, Empty Pools and more.

Away from the main stage other acts to appear at Colston Hall include Tall Ships, The Invisible, Ital, King Midas Sound, Typesun, Jon Hopkins, The Field, No Age, Darkstar, Jazzy Jeff, Craig Richards, Dopplerffekt, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Hyetal and many more.

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