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High five, holla, raise your hands and show your support for the young musicians of Bristol.  The BPM stage is dedicated to giving the next generation of artists their time to shine by putting them front and centre in the heart of the Harbour Festival on Welsh Back.  Talented young artists from XLR Music, CYN, Basement Studio, Temple Records, Trinity Centre, Somerset Rural Music Network, dBs, Access to Music, and BIMM will be playing so head along and discover the future sounds of Bristol.


Saturday 22nd July 2017

3rd Space & Friends

12pm-6pm – Times will be displayed at the stage

A selection of talented young DJ’s involved in CYN’s Kingswood project.

Temple Records
Performances from some of Bristol’s leading youth development label.

Trinity Centre
Some chilled acoustic and live performances from one of Bristol’s most respected venues.

XLR Music
Live performances spanning from rock to hip hop, blues to folk from the KWMC based performers.

The launch of a national social action campaign targeting the verbal harassment of women. Developed by The XLR Collective.

Basement Studios
Beatboxing to Soul and everything in between. The Basement as ever are bringing something eclectic to the harbour Festival.

Developing some of the most promising talent from Saint Pauls and beyond, the ACE performers offer Hip Hop, Grime, RNB, Soul and more.

As the final show in their regional tour, the Somerset Rural Youth Project promise to bring a great selection of performances mixing genres and styles.


Sunday 23rd July

Bristol Music Colleges

dBS College
Live performances and sets from Polka Dot Socks, Rival Pilots, K Stylez (DJ set), Leonie Laws & Dr Moody.

Access To Music
A showcase of music from this years ATM live performance and vocal artist students, ranging from Jazz to Grime.

Three of BIMM Bristol’s best acts will be showcasing their music on the Bristol Plays Music stage.

Bristol Plays Music

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