Events — Gigs

Lankum

BBC Folk Awards ‘Best Group 2018’ winners Lankum (Lynched) are a four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin, Ireland, who combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar. Their repertoire spans humorous Dublin music-hall ditties and street-songs, classic ballads from the Traveller tradition, traditional Irish and American dance tunes, and their own original material.

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Wussy

Wussy have evolved over the last decade to become forerunners of New Midwestern Psychedelia. The band are known both for their songwriting and varied sonic palette, often drawing comparisons to admitted heroes, Television, Velvet Underground, Crazy Horse and Yo La Tengo.

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Gill Landry (Old Crow Medicine Show)

From his years spent with Old Crow Medicine Show to his collaborations with Laura Marlin, Robert Ellis, The Felice Brothers and their ilk to touring with Ben Harper, Justin Townes Earle, Bruce Hornsby and many more, Gill is somehow still flying under the radar.
The Louisianan’s four solo albums have been beautifully crafted, somewhat gothic, country music of the top tier.

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Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra

Absolutely delighted to be joined by a special show from the UK Ambassador of Afrobeat: Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra. Dele was the musical director for the original innovators of Afrobeat, Fela and Femi Kuti, and recent releases and remixes have been a mainstay in record bags. This promises to be an electric live show!!!

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Desks and Toys and Things that make Noise

A Collection of Pieces for Toy Instruments is a suite of recordings for toy pianos, slide-whistles, plastic accordions, melodicas, and a miniature brass band plus The Tiny Desk Songbook, a work for eight performers sat at individual wooden desks. Performed and devised in collaboration with ‘The Assembled’, an inimitable ensemble based at the University of York.

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Neal Morse (Spocks Beard)

After an incredibly successful 2017 world tour with his band Spock’s Beard supporting their most recent epic masterpiece ‘The Similitude of a Dream,’ Neal Morse is embarking on a rare, up-close and personal solo acoustic tour spotlighting some of the music behind his new singer-songwriter album, ‘Life and Times.’

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Dinosaur – (OUR.JAZZ)

OUR.JAZZ presents… Dinosaur at The Crescent Community Venue, York Wed 20th June 19:30 Laura Jurd – trumpet, synth Elliot Galvin – synths Conor Chaplin – electric bass Corrie Dick – drums Tickets: £10 / £12 http://www.seetickets.com/event/dinosaur-york-our-jazz-/the-crescent/1202320 Available from SeeTickets, Earworm Records or the venue —– 2018 sees […]

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Talking Heads – performed by London Astrobeat Orchestra

‘London Astrobeat Orchestra’ perform songs from the iconic Talking Heads’ ‘Stop Making Sense’ movie, live. Focusing on tracks from the cult classic albums ‘Remain In The Light’ and ‘Speaking in Tongues’ the ‘London Astrobeat Orchestra’ are a funky, rhythmic, hypnotic, anthemic, uplifting, groovy, percussive, smack on point, earth-shatteringly tight, live band.

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