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Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol



Whether music is what has inspired your visit to Bristol, or you want to add a soundtrack to your city break, Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol is conveniently located within a short walking distance of two great music venues, Colston Hall and the O2 Academy.

Concerts at the popular 02 Academy Bristol

Opened in 2001, the O2 Academy Bristol hosts concerts by some of the best musicians touring the country and helps satisfy the musical appetites of locals. Everyone from punk legends The Stranglers, to international stars like Amy Winehouse and Kendrick Lamar have performed here.
  • The layout of the venue adds a sense of intimacy with the performers, allowing audiences to get up close and personal
  • In addition to the floor space it has two-tier balconies
  • The bar is full length of the venue
  • If you’ve got general admission/standing tickets, it’s a good idea to arrive early in order to find a good spot
Plan your visit:

The Colston Hall experience

Colston Hall is Bristol’s largest concert hall, presenting concerts and entertainment by major names in rock, pop, jazz, folk, world and classical music, stand-up comedy and light entertainment, as well as local choirs, orchestras and schools.
  • Refurbishment of this venue will begin in June 2018 and it will reopen in 2020 with a new name and look
  • Colston Hall was originally a Victorian era building which opened in 1867
  • Its spaces are: Royal Festival auditorium, The Lantern and the Foyer Performance Space
  • This venue has hosted names such as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Queen
Plan your visit: Music lovers looking to enjoy an opera or a West-end musical during their stay can also check out the diverse performances held at the Old Vic and the Bristol Hippodrome Theatre.