A wide range of amazing concerts are presented with a bar, often with food.
Ticket sales and bar profits raise money for Upfront Arts Charity.

Nubiyan Twist at Upfront


Dub N Grub – North Fire Sound meets Mighty Oak Sound System

For the first time we are inviting a guest sound system and crew. Mighty Oak Sound System have been friends with the North Fire crew for many years and it...

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02 March 2024 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Olivia Fern – Spring Tour – support from Anne Marie Sanderson plus free Women’s singing workshop

Based in amongst the wild natural beauty of the Lake District Olivia’s music is deeply rooted in her connection to the living earth. With a quality of the liminal to...

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23 March 2024 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Rory McLeod

It is a real pleasure to bring Rory McLeod back to Upfront Arts Venue as he was the first person to ever perform in the newly built arts venue many...

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10 May 2024 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Past Music & Events

Hedera (Quintet)

Hedera is a new Bristol-based quintet of instrumentalists brought together by a desire to lean into the slower and more delicate side of European folk traditions. Their growing repertoire draws...

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03 February 2024 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Dub N Grub Ft Mungo’s Hi Fi

Very special guests Mungo's Hi Fi DJ set. Long time friends of North Fire Sound. Now a well known name in reggae & dubwise music across the globe. Mungo's have...

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03 November 2023 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Brothers Gillespie

Described by Folk Radio UK as ‘weaving an especially compelling magic’, and 'showing British acoustic music in its best possible light’, Northumbrian duo The Brothers Gillespie make music that is...

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06 October 2023 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm