Simple Things Festival 2016

Saturday 22nd October 2016
various venues and creative spaces, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS8 1HP, England MAP
Daily capacity: 2,000
Last updated: Thu 8th Sep 2016

Simple Things the music and visual festival and returns to various Bristol venues for a sixth year on Saturday 22nd October, and across a cross section of existing city centre venues and brand new interesting and intriguing creative spaces.


The first acts confirmed were Warpaint, Ben UFO, Metronomy (DJ Set), Jessy Lanza, Steve Mason, Suuns, Tim Sweeney, ABRA, Helena Hauff, Kanda Bongo Man, Powell, AJ Tracey, Twin Peaks, Death Grips, Nina Kraviz, Allah-Las, dBridge, Three Trapped Tigers, Anna Meredith, Bad Breeding, DJ October, Dream Wife, Marco Bernardi, She Drew The Gun, Gold Class, Kayla Painter, Shame, Veronica Vasicka, Rival Consoles, Lena Willikens, Boris, Courtesy, Evan Baggs, Chrononautz, The Big Moon, Red Axes, Crazy Cousinz, Mike Servito, Throwing Shade, Massimiliano Pagliara, Marcus Nasty, Harvey Sutherland, Karen Gwyer, Madam X, Horsebeach, Brackles, Plattenbau, Saiorse, and a Teklife showcase with DJ Spinn, Traxman, Jackie Dagger, and Feloneezy.

Latest additions Kano, Squarepusher presents Shobaleader One, Charlotte Church's Late Night Pop Dungeon, Flamingods, Bayonne, Iglooghost, Klangstof, Plastic Mermaids, Gramrcy, Darwin, Idles, Van Zeller, Stevie Parker, Dot Product, Dirtytalk, Christophe, Dave Harvey, Banoffee Pies, Harry McCanna, Mr Price, Future Garden, The Blast DJs, Shapes DJs, Sprung Money, Jake Hodgkinson, and T.Wiltshire..


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The early bird offer has ended, tickets are priced at £32.50.

Additional event

Horror composer and director John Carpenter live at Bristol's Colston Hall on Sunday 23rd October for the finale to the festival weekend. Please note: this event is ticketed separately from the main Simple Things festival.


This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.

More information will be here when available.

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