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She Drew The Gun

Plus Mollusca Vita

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A person with short, dark hair with neon pink highlights poses in front of a pale blue background. They are wearing a navy coloured pea coat.

At first glance Louisa Roach’s fuzzy psych-pop project may suggest that the Wirral born songwriter is another ‘Cosmic Scouser’ but then you’re drawn into the spirit of rebellion, songs that rally against injustice and food banks and celebrate outsiderdom.

Roach was late to music, releasing her first LP ‘Memories of the future’ after a decade of motherhood and studying at college. The second LP ‘ Revolution of Mind’, released October 2018, continued the fine work laid out on her 2016 debut. Announced in the top 10 albums of 2018 by BBC Radio 6 Music, the record was one of the runaway indie successes of the year.

To coincide with the new LP ‘Memories of the Revolution’, She Drew the Gun have also announced the ‘Music & Poetry Tour’ – a run of stripped-back performances showcasing Roach’s raw talent in its most minimalist form yet.

Presented by Bristol Beacon 

Standing event 

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

Doors: 19.30
Start Time: 
Finish : 22.30

“Politically unafraid, musically bold and combining social protest with the most delectable interspersing of musical influences.”

Louder Than War

Support from

Mollusca Vita

The self-proclaimed ‘illegitimate slug baby’ of Amy Winehouse and Bill Bailey, Mollusca is unapologetically unique. Armed with a voice powerful enough to bring any establishment to its knees (and a guitar named frog), she delivers songs about the power and abuse of love, the dystopian elite and smashing the patriarchy.

Manchester born and bred, having learned how to be human in the highlands and later on in Nottingham, she is just as feral as you may imagine and prefer.

The venue

Strange Brew

Getting to the venue

Location: Strange Brew is located on Fairfax Street, a short distance from Broadmead Shopping Quarter (160m) and the west end of Castle Park (160m).

Address: Strange Brew, 10-12 Fairfax St, Bristol BS1 3DB


Bicycle racks can be found outside Strange Brew on Fairfax Street and Nelson Street. Find your nearest cycle routes using Cycle Planner.

Car parking

There is limited on street parking available outside the venue and paid parking available behind the venue at the NCP Car Park (All Saints Street).

Bristol Clean Air Zone

Strange Brew is inside the Bristol Clean Air Zone. View a map of the Zone and check if your vehicle will be charged.


The closest bus stops are Nelson Street (100m) and Union Street (160m).

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Strange Brew is wheelchair accessible with step-free level access throughout. Lowered bar serving points and disabled access viewing areas are available


Accessible toilets are available.

Assistance Dogs

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

Hearing Facility

There is no induction loop facility at this venue.


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