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Hurray for the Riff Raff


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A person wearing a red suit and a cowboy hat poses in front of a setting sun in the desert.

Alynda Segarra is 36, or a little less than halfway through the average American lifespan. In that comparatively brief time, though, the Hurray for the Riff Raff founder has been something of a modern Huck Finn, an itinerant traveler whose adventures prompt art that reminds us there are always other ways to live.

Born in the Bronx and of Puerto Rican heritage, Segarra was radicalized before they were a teenager, baptized in the anti-war movement and galvanized in New York’s punk haunts and queer spaces. They eventually found home—spiritual, emotional, physical—in New Orleans, realising that music was not only a way to share what they’d learned and seen but to learn and see more.

Hurray for the Riff Raff steadily rose from house shows to a major label, where Segarra became a pan-everything fixture of the modern folk movement. But that yoke became a burden, prompting Segarra to make the probing and poignant electronic opus, 2022’s Life on Earth, their Nonesuch debut.

Presented by Bristol Beacon

Unreserved standing event

Age: 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)

Doors: 19:30
Start: 20:00

All timings are approximate and subject to change

Please note: Due to high demand, this show has been upgraded and will now take place at Trinity. All original tickets remain valid. 

“Segarra reaches, with stunning empathy, into the lives of people struggling with specific or universal hardships throughout.”

The Line of Best Fit

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NNAMDÏ has never been able to stay in one place. The Chicago multi-instrumentalist and songwriter set a blistering pace in 2020 with his critically acclaimed genre-fusing LP Brat, a punk EP Black Plight, and Krazy Karl, a full-length tribute to Looney Tunes composer Carl Stalling.

Add in his role as co-owner of label Sooper Records, as well as recent tours with Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, black midi, and Jeff Rosenstock and it’s an overwhelming schedule. However, his latest album, Please Have A Seat, is the result of a much-needed pause.

The venue


Getting to the venue

Location: Trinity is located near Bristol City Centre, between Old Market and Lawrence Hill, 160m from West Street bus stop.

Address: Trinity Centre, Trinity Rd, St Jude’s, Bristol BS2 0NW



Bicycle racks can be found inside Trinity car park at the front and side of the venue. Find your nearest cycle routes using Cycle Planner.

Car parking

Trinity has a pay and display car park at the venue with 75 spaces. Additional car parking can be found at Cabot Circus car park 600m from the venue.

  Bristol Clean Air Zone

Trinity is outside but close to the Bristol Clean Air Zone. View a map of the Zone and check if your vehicle will be charged.


Lamb Street bus stop is 350m from the venue for eastbound services and Easton Road bus stop is 300m from the venue for westbound services.

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Trinity has step-free level access from street level. Accessible parking bays in the car park are located by the Daytime Reception area. There is a viewing area (floor level) stage-left for wheelchair users and those who require a seat.


Accessible toilets are located to the right of the venue inside the hall.

Assistance Dogs

Registered assistance dogs and emotional support animals are allowed in the venue and auditorium.

Hearing Facility

There is no induction loop facility at this venue.


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