Monday: Scissor Sisters, Colston Hall
A fabulous mix of pop, glam rock, nu-disco and electroclash, Scissor Sisters emerged out of the gay nightlife scene in New York in the early noughties.
Tuesday: Tim Burgess, Thekla **POSTPONED**
The Charlatans frontman might now have the same haircut as Anne Widdicombe, but he can still write a damn good tune. With support from Hatcham Social.
Wednesday: The Proclaimers, Academy
“But I would walk five hundred miles, and I would walk five hundred more, just to be the man who walked a thousand miles to fall down at your door. Bobby Davro!”
Thursday: Kairos, St George’s
The Mobo-award winning Brit-jazz sensations Kairos play”rich, melodic music of great rhythmic drive and fluency”, led by composer/saxophonist Adam Waldmann.
Friday: Man vs Food, My Burrito
The latest challenge at the centre’s favourite burrito eatery sees competitors speed eat a 24″ burrito against the clock, for immortal glory until the next challenge.
Saturday: Asia Pop!, Hamilton House
The debut Asia Pop!, from three friends from three different countries, China, Pakistan and Japan, coming together to create a pop-up cafe inspired by street food.
Saturday: Day of the Dead Festival, Lloyds Amphitheatre
Celebrate the dead among the living with live bands, dance groups, DJs, salsa, mariachi, competitions and all the fun of Halloween, Mexican-style.
Saturday: Fixed n’ Chips
A race on your fixed gear bicycle to five fish and chip shops across Bristol. Points mean prizes, with 10 for first to a shop and five for scoffing a battered sausage.
Sunday: Farmers market, Ashton Court
A special Halloween farmers market featuring the usual in local food, drink and craft producers selling artisan bread and cheese, organic fruit and veg, pottery and more.
Sunday: Public Enemy, In:Motion
One of the biggest hip-hop acts of all time come to Bristol as part of their 25th anniversary tour, but without Flavour Flav, arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.