You're always welcome at Plantation - Caribbean bar, restaurant

& live music venue in Bristol.

Call 0117 907 7932 to Book a Table

Here at Plantation, we offer authentic, award-winning Caribbean cuisine, delicious exotic cocktails and live music every Friday and Saturday night from an eclectic mix musicians of the highest standard.

Check out our event listings below. Bands starts at 10 p.m. and DJs keep the party going until 3 a.m. So come and join the fun a the friendliest spot in town! £2 entry fee after 9 p.m.

Check regularly for updates more acts to be confirmed!


The Soul Strutters

Wed 20th May - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 21st May - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

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The Soul Strutters

Fri 22nd May - Mizizi

Mizizi (‘roots’ in Swahili); is a UK-based ten-piece roots reggae partying powerhouse featuring several male and female vocalists along with horn section, keyboards, guitars, bass, drums and frequent guests. They are a ‘dance-floor-filling’ ‘no-short-cuts’ reggae.

Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 23rd May - Troy Ellis & His Hail Jamaica Reggae Band

Troy Ellis - son of the legendary rocksteady reggae artist, Alton Ellis OD, started out as a child street performer in Born in Trench Town, Kingston, Jamaica. Having performed at Colston Hall and across the world, Troy and the band now perform many reworks of classic rustic reggae tunes that are guaranteed to get you dancing.

Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 27th May - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 28th May - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

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The Soul Strutters

Fri 29th May - Batch Gueye

Batch's vibrant and colourful performance is a fusion of both traditional and modern African styles. Come on down to be lifted and inspired by melodies rarely heard outside West Africa.

Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 30th May - Baraka

A unique combination of musicians from Ghana, Senegal, Dominica, Germany, and Northern and Southern Ireland. Each musician contributes his individual sound and style - Reggae, Calypso, Blues and Soca. Baraka is edgy, experimental and innovative without losing sight of the fact that entertainment is the key!

Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 3rd June - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 4th June - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

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The Soul Strutters

Fri 5th June - The World Government

The World Government are a dirty hyper-funk improvising collective incorporating Afrobeat, Funk, Bristol sound, Boogaloo, Drum n Bass, and more, “Nothing with Government in the name should be this good!” - this is music to dance to!

Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 6th June - Victoria Klewin & The True Tones

...the sweet-spot where great things meet: where tradition meets with originality and retro nostalgia gets down and dirty with musical innovation. Originally conceived as a cross between vocal jazz and blue-eyed soul, the Bristol six-piece is all that and more, gracefully merging genres and styles to create music that is as unique as it is engaging and accessible.

Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 10th June - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 11th June - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

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The Soul Strutters

Fri 12th June - Emma Harris - Soul Sessions

Emma Harris Soul Sessions come to you with funky guitar licks from, mean drum grooves and soulful horns and Anders Olinder on Keys, who also holds down the bass lines with a mean left hand. The band hosts some of the Bristol's top talents as guests musicians. Emma's vocals are deeply soulful, heartfelt and dynamic. Her band performs Original Nu-Soul, Funk and reworked 80's and 90's classics. Emma has recorded with Pee Wee Ellis, sung with MOBO nominee Natalie Williams, Won the Jazz Vocalist Award with Pure Solo in 2012. Come and have a boogie!

Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 13th June - Made in Brazil

We're be hosting 'Made in Brazil' - a sizzling celebration of Brazilian music and culture with live music from Forro Pifado and band on their UK tour. Come and eat, drink and immerse yourself in the spirit of Brazil! 

Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 17th June - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 18th June - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

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The Soul Strutters

Fri 19th June - Brass Junkies

A dynamic 8 piece brass band based in Bristol, inspired by the funky Mardi Gras sounds of the New Orleans street bands. The Brass Junkies features some of Bristol's finest musicians playing trumpets, saxes, trombone, percussion and tuba keeping it funky at the bottom end. Whatever and wherever they’re playing, you can be certain that this high-energy, good-time music will bring some carnival atmosphere to the place!


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 20th June - Uri Green & The Seeds

A Bristol-based collective of talented musicians from around the world, playing their unique flavour of raw reggae with touches of dancehall and drum & bass. Catalan singer Uri Green is on vocals, accompanied by Jimi Cantera (Santander), Stephen Russell (Kingston, JA), and Theodore Grimshaw (Wales). Original ‘good vibes’ reggae tunes plus some covers with soulful mix of Spanish, Catalan and English lyrics. Check out their music here: urigreenandtheseeds.bandcamp.com


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 24th June - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 25th June - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

View Poster

The Soul Strutters

Fri 26th June - Mizizi

Mizizi (‘roots’ in Swahili); is a UK-based ten-piece roots reggae partying powerhouse featuring several male and female vocalists along with horn section, keyboards, guitars, bass, drums and frequent guests. They are a ‘dance-floor-filling’ ‘no-short-cuts’ reggae.


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 27th June - DJ Wally's Caribbean Vibes

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Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 1st July - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 2nd July - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

View Poster

The Soul Strutters

Fri 3rd July - Jama

JAMA is a 'World Beat' fusion band, that blends popular music with African, Latin and funk influences, to create original and meaningful dance music.


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 4th July - Aji Pa'ti

Aji Pa’ti is the sonic collision of ancient and modern, folklore and tropical, Latin America and Europe. It is the bridge between tradition and fusion. The secret of Aji Pa’ti’s inimitable style lies in the interplay between charango, guitar and ukulele and the contagious driving rhythm section of timbales, bass and congas. Indira Roman’s voice effortlessly soars over the classic Latin American polyrhythms, creating one of the most exciting bands to emerge out of the UK in recent years. Hailing from Cuba, Colombia, Jamaica, Australia and Britain, Aji Pa’ti are a truly international band whose original material has ignited many dance floors across the UK. This is the new tropical folk sound!


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 8th July - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 9th July - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

View Poster

The Soul Strutters

Fri 10th July - Biscuithead & The Biscuit Badgers

Six musically talented lads from Leeds present an evening of musical theatre, music hall and comedy!


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 11th July - Baraka

A unique combination of musicians from Ghana, Senegal, Dominica, Germany, and Northern and Southern Ireland. Each musician contributes his individual sound and style - Reggae, Calypso, Blues and Soca. Baraka is edgy, experimental and innovative without losing sight of the fact that entertainment is the key!


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 16th July - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 17th July - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

View Poster

The Soul Strutters

Fri 18th July - The Soul Stealers

Six-piece funk & Soul Band 'The Soul Stealers' is a lively party band bringing new life to your favourite classic soul, funk and pop tunes.


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 19th July - Uri Green & The Seeds

A Bristol-based collective of talented musicians from around the world, playing their unique flavour of raw reggae with touches of dancehall and drum & bass. Catalan singer Uri Green is on vocals, accompanied by Jimi Cantera (Santander), Stephen Russell (Kingston, JA), and Theodore Grimshaw (Wales). Original ‘good vibes’ reggae tunes plus some covers with soulful mix of Spanish, Catalan and English lyrics. Check out their music here: urigreenandtheseeds.bandcamp.com


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 22nd July - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 23rd July - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

View Poster

The Soul Strutters

Fri 24th July - Band to be confirmed

Watch this space!


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Sat 25th July - Band to be confirmed

Watch this space!


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

The Soul Strutters

Wed 29th July - Youth Open Mic with Studio 7

Are you a budding singer, rapper, or musician? Then come along to our open mic session for 10-25 year olds, 6-9pm on Wednesday nights. ​For more info, call Victoria 07920-027-417

Free Entry

The Soul Strutters

Thu 30th July - Salsa Class

Come and join Cuban dance pro Super Mario and learn or polish your salsa steps!

Starts 8pm

£5 / £3 for students

View Poster

The Soul Strutters

Fri 31st July - Victoria Klewin & The True Tones

...the sweet-spot where great things meet: where tradition meets with originality and retro nostalgia gets down and dirty with musical innovation. Originally conceived as a cross between vocal jazz and blue-eyed soul, the Bristol six-piece is all that and more, gracefully merging genres and styles to create music that is as unique as it is engaging and accessible.


Starts 10pm, £2 Entry.
Followed by DJ Andy Evid playing the best Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, R&B, funk, soul & more from 12 midnight.

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