Forming way back in 2011 as a means to play as many gigs as the duo humanly could without the restraints of exclusivity thrust upon them as part as the highly acclaimed HECK, Haggard Cat originally intended as a sideline has now evolved into its own beast that the pair have decided to finally unleash into the world.
Events — Gigs
Joshua Burnell & his 6-piece folk-rock band have shaken the world of folk music with their epic fantasy ballads and fiddle tunes bolstered with the swirling distortion of the Hammond organ. Join them for the launch of the brand new album: Songs From The Seasons. Joska de Langen in support.
This spring will mark the tenth anniversary of the death of York drummer Howard Sparnenn, prompting his family to stage a charity memorial concert. Mostly Autumn, Flight, Smart Move, Freeway and Rocket3 all perform in aid of Brain Tumour Research.
Formed in the early 1990s by Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba, The Herbaliser became an integral part of a unique, British hip hop sound, helmed by Ninja Tune and Mo Wax. With their five classic albums for the imprint, they helped redefine Ninja Tune as an artist lead label.
They roll into York in support of a brand new album, ‘Bring Out The Sound’.
Hans Theessink, is one of the fiercest acoustic players in Europe and one of the top acoustic blues stars worldwide, a man who has played with the best and is one of the best, American or European, black & white, old and young, since The 1960s.
Brooks Williams hails from Statesboro, Georgia, he’s a mean finger-picker and a stunning slide guitarist with a beautiful voice. Not one easy to pigeon-hole, Brooks’ music is the love-child of country-blues and Americana.
Beans on Toast brings his ‘Sitting On A Chair Tour’ to York. The enthusiastic performer is promising a unique evening of stories about his travels and songs from his huge nine album back catalogue. Love songs, protest songs and drinking songs are intertwined with the stories behind the songs and the random adventures they’ve led him on.
A proper Canadian band, The Deep Dark Woods wear their music-history influences on their sleeves whilst creating utterly unique and ageless records again, and again, and again. Country rock, haunting folk, trippy wigouts and top songwriting. Lazily likened to The Band and Neil Young but understandably so, how else can you explain to people how good this band are.
Former CAN vocalist and genuine krautrock legend drops into York to play a show with crack-pot bunch of local musicians hand selected by us just for the job.
Canshaker Pi are an incredible intelligent attractive young rock band from the Netherlands. Their new album ‘Naughty Naughty Violence’ will be with them on their UK and European tour this Spring and features SMASH HIT ‘Pressure from Above’. Their debut was produced my Stephen Malkmus.
Legendary Liverpudlian songwriter John Power is coming back to York in May to perform an intimate acoustic show at The Crescent.
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