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Up The Bug, Stink Bug…and others

August 17

And finally …Up The Bug play the Albert. Having been told about this band for quite a while we are delighted that they will play in the first of a series of platform gigs introducing fresh music to the music fans and regulars up our hill. Other performers will be playing …more info to come.


“up the bug”
/ʌp/ /ðə,ðɪ,ðiː/ /bʌɡ/
noun, verb, adjective, adverb, way of lifeUp The Bug is a state of mind, the state of mind of 4 musicians. A pirate, a detective, a fisherman and a Super-villain. There is only a handful of things on their minds: Music; Love; Peace; and unity. These 4 musicians perform originals and covers with elements of reggae, ska, folk and rock.
As well as regular performances in England, Up the bug have travelled around Europe playing in cities such as London, Berlin, Prague, Paris and Seville. They’ve hosted festival stages in the U.K, hosted events, run open mics, and been the bug of the party. Up the bug isn’t just a performance by a band, oh no, Up The Bug brings vibes to the dinner table, passion to the bar and tenderness to human interaction.  Support from Up The Bug
Fusing entrancing musicianship with witty and emotive lyrical content, Bristol-based Stink Bug is already establishing a unique brand in the South West. Taking influence from the likes of Pinegrove, Bright eyes, Jamie T, Frank turner and more, Stink Bug is a perfect choice for local artists to follow in 2019.
Active in the local live scene, Stink Bug’s catalogue brings an eclectic mix of moving tunes, diverse collaborations and an environment filled with an authentic message of modernity, heartbreak and peace & love.


August 17