Warning! Danger! High Voltage! They want to take you to a gay bar, gay bar, GAY BAR…Back once more in York for your annual dose of the Electric Six raucous, funny, slicked-back pop juggernaut. Utterly joyous. And who the heck else other than Detroit’s Electric Six can write about their favourite cleaning fluid, the joys of being a graphic designer – or just Switzerland?
And finally, Brian Christinzio brings his BC Camplight to York on the back of their most successful release yet, 2018’s gloomy pop opus Deportation Blues.
A member of Kraftwerk during the group’s golden era, Wolfgang Flur was the band’s electronic percussionist from 1973 to 1987 replacing a drum machine.
Massive party at The Crescent in November with Dub Pistols!
Come and help Barry Ashworth and his merry gang of outlaw reprobates celebrate their new album Addict in a brand new venue for them in November. There is talk of a band a documentary and their launching their own festival as 2019 looks to be a massive year.
Legendary psychobilly outfit King Kurt come to The Crescent for the first time in November!
Support from fine York garage rock duo Snakerattlers.
The NYC dance-punk lifers have been chronicling the perpetual meltdown that is American society for nearly 20 years now, from the clattering full-band thrust of their instantly iconic 2003 single “Me and Giuliani Down by the Schoolyard (A True Story)” to the dark disco of 2017’s wonderfully eclectic Shake the Shudder.
This rum-soaked sextet have run rampant across the UK, and further afield, since 2009. They raise hell and erase purgatory, a whirling dervish of guitars, folk and dancing. 2019’s The Story Is… embraces pop, new wave, even disco while telling stories from fears of living above an arsonist to Hawaii’s 38-minute missile warning – it’s an enchanting flick through tales told in their own inimitable fashion, and very much the Skinny we know and love.
Legendary punk-folk heroes The Men They Couldn’t Hang make a long awaited return to York and we’re delight.
Get yer ticket quick!
Bruni return to York with their mesmerising blend of acoustic Scandinavian folk and traditional dance tunes from across Europe with ethereal vocal harmonies and an unstoppable beat.
Charismatic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman recorded and released acclaimed, ninth solo album The Well Worn Path on a short break from his whirlwind world tour with rock legend Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters in 2018. Seth has been touring around the world for the last year with Robert Plant, playing as part of his band and also opening shows with his own set.