The Cinematic Orchestra to play Bristol Sounds

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A fifth night has been added to the outdoor gig series, featuring the world-famous jazz fusionists

Following the exciting news of the line-up last week, Bristol Sounds has announced the addition of a fifth night to the gig series – featuring The Cinematic Orchestra.

The pioneering jazz fusionists will bring the gig series to a close on Sunday 30 June, celebrating the release of their first album in twelve years, To Believe.

The events biggest ever concert series, featuring Bloc Party, Tom Misch, The Cat Empire, Elbow and The Cinematic Orchestra, runs from Wednesday 26 June – Sunday 30 June at Bristol’s Lloyd’s Amphitheatre. Tickets will be released for general sale Thursday 31 January at 9.00am.

Kicking off the five-day event on Wednesday 26 June is the soulful and innovative Tom Misch, one of the biggest UK male performers to emerge in recent years.

On Thursday June 27 the headliner is Australian outfit The Cat Empire, widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest party bands. The Antipodean six-piece hold the record at Bristol O2 Academy having sold out a total of 10 shows there over the years , and are hugely anticipating their biggest ever south west show.

Bloc Party take to the stage on Friday 28 June for their biggest ever Bristol show. For this special gig the band will perform their ground-breaking debut album Silent Alarm, released to huge acclaim in 2005.

Saturday 29 June will see Elbow return to a Bristol stage, having headlined The Downs festival in 2017. The perennial live favourites are headlining events across Europe this summer, and the Salford band’s headline set on the Saturday night is sure to be a hot ticket.

The five concerts will see a total of 25,000 fans enjoy live sets in the spectacular setting of Bristol’s Harbourside. The full line-up of support artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Thursday 31 January and are available from,, and Visit and for more information.

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