Events — Gigs

Encouraging the Loony

A special charity show supporting Karl Mullen’s mission to take a digital piano to the school he is visiting in Ethiopia! There will be a raffle, special guests and more! This gig is part of Independent Venue Week at The Crescent.

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Mark Wynn

Whether he be ragging his guitar, delivering a dead-pan rant, dancing along to classic rock on his mobile cassette player, dancing around to himself playing on his mobile cassette recorder, draping himself over a wheelie bin, dancing around a mop bucket or humping a monitor speaker – a Mark Wynn show is generally an unforgettable experience.

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Tim Burgess & The Anytime Minutes

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.

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Neon and The Deons + VHB

NEON AND THE DEONS (Rotterdam) fuse jazz, electronics and a party vibe to explosive effect…

A cosmic jazz rave! Support is a special set from VHB (Vanbrugh House Band)… Only 5 quid for this!

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Laura Veirs + Sam Amidon

A prolific songwriter for nearly twenty years, Laura Veirs proves the depth of her musical skill on her tenth solo album, The Lookout., released by Bella Union earlier this year. Working alongside Grammy winning producer Tucker Martine, Veirs also roped in the talents of Jim James and Sufjan Stevens.

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Rachel Croft

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.

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Henge

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.

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Miles & The Chain Gang, Sauce + Simon Snaize

Miles and the Chain Gang take their cues from songwriters such as Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison and Neil Young. Add in a touch of country, some new wave influences and a pinch of classic soul, and you have a potent mixture. These are great songs, well delivered with punch and considerable heart. The band includes songwriter and poet Miles Salter (vocals, guitar), Tim Bruce (bass) and Billy Hickling (percussion).

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Sarah Jane Scouten

Canadian traditionalist Sarah Jane Scouten returns to York on the back of releasing her third album When the Bloom Falls From the Rose. Ranging in style from classic honky tonk to indie-folk rock, Scouten has developed a big, lush sound on the album, coming into her own as a songwriter and performer, drawing from such modern approaches to country music as Sturgill Simpson and Emmylou Harris’ iconic album Wrecking Ball.

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