Tim Burgess, best known as lead singer of The Charlatans, has also recorded three solo albums and one collaboration album with Peter Gordon. He’s bringing his band The Anytime Minutes to play an intimate show in The Crescent as part of Independent Venue Week on Feb 3rd.
Kieff are a band from the Netherlands embarking on their first trip as a band to the UK. They play pysch punk math mind melt rock. They are a bit like xtc. They’re really good and really nice!
Legendary poet, Benjamin Zephaniah, joins The Crescent Community Venue with his full band, The Revolutionary Minds, for a show of political dub poetry. This is not one to miss!
2017 was a terrific year for the red-hot Uxbridge based Bloxx – who arrived ferociously at the tail-end of the summer, with boundless energy and a fresh new charge of grunge-pop that the world was very ready for.
We’re delighted to be hosting another poetry slam curated by York based promoters Say Owt. Jess Green is the 2018 BBC Slam Champion and her poem, Dear Mr Gove, has clocked up over 330,000 views.
RAVELINGS OF EARTH, REBEL!
ABSORB THE MUTATED FREQUENCIES OF COSMIC DROSS.
THERE ARE NO EARTH WORDS TO DESCRIBE THESE SOUNDS.
BUT YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO LOVE AND DANCE AGAIN.
THIS IS YOUR FUTURE. PUT DOWN THE WEAPONS.
UNITE. AND COLONISE SPACE.
Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician. Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums. Blending folk and psychedelia with a wry British nihilism, Robyn describes his songs as ‘paintings you can listen to’.
8th February 2019 will see the release of Rachel’s long awaited 1st studio album named Hours Awake, a collection of Rachel’s very first eleven songs written between 2014 and 2017. The album has been co-produced by Rachel herself and Dan Webster. The launch party held at the Crescent will be the very first live performance of Rachel’s original music as a band.
Join us for our amazing steampunk Christmas party with the incredible Victor Sierra and the incomparable Professor Elemental – two of the biggest names on the worldwide steampunk music scene in a rare double headline gig – expect fantastic music, fun, laughter, and general shenanigans!
Come and drink away the January blues with Dan Webster and his cracking band.
‘Dan Webster played an impressive set at Maverick… performing under his name a permanent band… well honed, the mandolin of Polly Bolton, violin of Emily Lawler and cello of Rachel Brown weaving interesting lines and counter melodies… incorporates British and Celtic Folk and bluegrass but also draws on Springsteen…’ Country Music People Magazine