Under the leadership of the outrageously talented whirlwind of energy that is Kweku Sackey aka Ghanaian force of nature KOG, the 8-piece Zongo brigade deliver infectious, high-energy West African grooves, drawing on afrobeat, soul, funk, rock and reggae to create a totally original sound that leaves every crowd dripping with sweat and begging for more.
The gang return with the sounds of Paul Simon’s classic album, as re-created by Gary Stewart (Hope & Social/Rosie Doonan) and his talented band. Expect the infectious South African rhythms and melodies of these timeless songs.
At the end of February, 8 members of NYBB will fly out to Rio to spend 10 days working with Favela Brass. They will take with them a stock of new instruments and Stu our sax player take his repair kit from his workshop. The Sunday afternoon family gig at The Crescent on 9th February is a fundraiser for Favela Brass.
The Greatest Rock N Roll Band In The World – in their third decade – surely has nothing left to prove but here they are with a resounding SUCK IT!
Two-time Grammy award winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Gill Landry, returns to York in February celebrating the release of his fifth record. Landry was originally from Louisiana and started out as a busker on the streets of New Orleans before becoming a contributing member of the band Old Crow Medicine Show with whom he recorded 4 albums and toured from 2004 to 2014.
The evening will see bands from across York compete to be crowned Band Band 2019. Musicians from the city’s secondary schools will perform a mix of covers and original songs.
Representing the Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen in Leeds, The Belgrave House band reimagine classic albums with energetic and creative live interpretations.
His strange stories unfold with reckless abandon upon an idiosyncratic Guitar and Foot Tambourine accompaniment, influenced as much by the avant-garde as music from the middle ages and his home place in rural Ireland.
A co-headline show from two of the brightest lights in British alternative folk music. Irish siblings Ye Vagabonds have stormed the years awards polls after the release of their second record, The Hare’s Lament. South Coast six-piece Red River Dialect are a dynamic folk-rock band who’ve just released their triumphant second album for Paradise Of Bachelors (Steve Gunn, Itasca, Michael Chapman).