On Sunday evenings from 8.30pm we have live music in the back bar of the pub from a varied range of local and intertational artists. Expect jazz, blues, folk, funk, swing and much more. Free entry every Sunday, please kindly donate to the hat that circulates for the musicians on the night.



Henry Slim & Rebecca Philip 2ndBristol bluesman Slim brings his harmonica and unique charm to the Alma along with guitarist/vocalist Philip, providing a night of foot-stomping authentic blues and roots to shake off the Sunday night cobwebs.

The Hucklebuck 9thA five-piece blues outfit with a unique take on traditional electric styles, the Hucklebuck have a swinging, dynamic and unapologetically bold sound, guaranteed to have you dancing!

Moody Will & The Roll 16thBristol's most exciting new country outfit, bringing a fresh take on well-loved country classics as well as their own original songs with foot-stomping, knee-slapping energy!

Swing with the Vipers 23rdPut on your dancing shoes for a night of swing at the Alma! Grab a partner and get down to the live swing music (or, for the less adventurous, grab a drink and enjoy the swinging sounds in a more relaxed fashion).

Feelgood Experiment 30thThe fresh Bristol soul-hop collective return to the Alma, combining jazz, soul, hip-hop, Afrobeat and R&B to create an utterly bewitching sound.


Tango CalorOur live tango night returns - live music from Tango Calor and a taster session from Tango Note, plus tango DJ sets!

Los GusanosVirtuosic Bristol trio combining jazz and blues with traditional Latin sounds.

The Shrinks
Premium exports of Avonicana - a stompin' good-time blues and roots mashup!

GroovelatorJazz funk from some of the best musicians on the Bristol scene, with elements of blues, soul and more.

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14th – Job Cribb Blues Band- Formerly known as Catfish, a five-piece band playing straight ahead blues, with original interpretations of traditional electric styles, from early jump blues to later Texas and Chicago material, all played with real authenticity and swing

21st – Denny Ilett & Friends - Our regular night is back! Denny Ilett will be sharing a variety of his music & bands with you, every third Sunday of the month.

28th August – John Pratt Quartet Tenor Sax player for The Heavy & No Go Stop brings his own project to The Alma.