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.
Events — Gigs
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.
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.
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.
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.’
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 […]