Events — Gigs

John Bramwell (I Am Kloot)

We’re proud to present the unique songs of John Bramwell, the frontman/songwriter of I am Kloot. A Mercury Music Prize nominated musician, John has penned many critically acclaimed songs and the session will feature many new songs from his first studio solo album “Leave Alone The Empty Spaces”

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Say Sue Me

Say Sue Me are a Surf inspired Indie-Rock/Pop act from Busan, South Korea and cited as one of 2018’s ‘break-out bands’. Childhood friends Jaeyoung Ha (Bass) and Byungkyu Kim (guitar) met drummer Semin Kang and played in bands together since winter of 2012, when they met Sumi Choi at a tea shop in Nampo-dong. They liked her speaking voice and immediately offered her a spot as the vocalist in a new band that would become Say Sue Me.

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Kiran Leonard

We’re delighted to be bringing quite brilliant young Mancunian Kiran Leonard, along with his full band back to York. He has announced a brand new album to be released in October and its lead single “Paralysed Force” is up to stream here now.

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Goat Girl

**UPGRADED VENUE. PREVIOUS TICKETS REMAIN VALID**
Rough Trade Records have just released the self-titled debut album by Goat Girl. Produced by Dan Carey (The Kills, Bat For Lashes, Franz Ferdinand) in his South London studio, the record already has the press hot under the collar and has helped the four piece secure a rather sweet US tour with Parquet Courts and a bunch of fine festival slots in the summer.

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The KVB

Like a hazily remembered dream, U.K. duo the KVB blend reverb-soaked shoegaze with minimalist electronic production to create their delicate and ephemeral sound. Working alongside such luminaries as Geoff Barrow (Portishead) and Anton Newcome (Brian Jonestown Massacre) the pair have recorded two albums of lush, gothy krautrock.

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Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert

Sex and death are common themes from Aidan Moffat; since his early days with Arab Strap, he has explored these subjects with a grace and grit that plunges deep into the human soul. But this is no re-hash of the past, rather a further leap forward for Moffat, now teaming up with fellow Scot, singer and guitarist extraordinaire, RM Hubbert.

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The Blinders

Doncaster garage-punk trio The Blinders set out on their biggest headline tour to date in the autumn and make their debut at the Crescent on the 2nd.

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John Smith

Devon folk singer John Smith returned to the limelight last year with his 5th album ‘Headlong’ which he dedicated to his late mentor, John Renbourn.

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Luna Rossa

Luna Rossa bring their stunning 21st Century Acoustica to York this November, as part of a major UK Tour to promote their new studio album. Luna Rossa are Anne-Marie Helder and Jonathan Edwards – the same Award-Winning songwriting team behind the epic rock anthems of Panic Room.

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Gary Stewart – ‘Oh My Weary World’ Album Launch

Known to many round these parts are one of the blue suits in Hope & Social and fronting his terrific Graceland cover band, Gary Stewart is a Scottish singer/songwriter who now resides in York after cutting his musical teeth on the Leeds music scene over the last 15 years. The Left-hander writes songs about love, paranoia and people’s misfortunes and delivers them with a Celtic flair and earthy guitar style reminiscent of Paul Simon and John Martyn.

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