Afro Celt Sound System

Two decades into their cross-cultural collaboration, Afro Celt Sound System are still a force to be reckoned with. With sales now topping one and a half million albums and two Grammy nominations to date, their latest album ‘The Source’  (2016 on ECC Records) was described by fRoots as a “colossus of an album”. 

Their live show, featuring a host of outstanding musicians, is as energetic and captivating as the album. Expect an uncontainable cacophony of global rhythms and roof-shaking beats with Johnny Kalsi, the UK’s most celebrated player of the Punjabi dhol drum, at the pulsing centre of the show.

“Bigger, better and bolder than ever before” – Songlines 2016

Support from label mates and friends The Dhol Foundation

Age guidance: 14+ (Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)

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Bristol Beacon

On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.

Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.

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