One of the UK’s best known and successful tributes to one of the UK’s most influential bands – selling out venues across the UK year after year. And after a break of four years – they’re back in York!
Hailing from the Isle of Skye, the legendary Scottish trailblazers have created a glorious mixture of traditional sounds and dance-floor grooves that have been embraced worldwide. Drawing upon a dazzling myriad of influences from jigs and reels through Dance Music, Jazz, African, and more, they bring the sound of Scotland fresh-faced and breathless to the new audiences around the world.
Hands Off Gretel have created the perfect soundtrack of sugar-coated grunge-punk to vent and rail against the issues of body image, mental health, celebrity, childhood and loneliness all of which were addressed from a fiercely female, unapologetic, feminist perspective.
With their new album Headlight, this all-female, Grammy Award nominated band have boldly broken genre convention, pushing beyond their bluegrass roots to embrace the album’s potential as a platform for change. They’ve delivered a collection of songs at turns fearlessly personal and powerfully resonant.
Describing herself simply as a “modern English musician”, Eliza Carthy herself is one of the most recognisable faces of the English folk revival. Her first “solo” album of traditional music in 14 years, Restitute is literally a homely affair, recorded as it was at Eliza’s home in the picturesque Robin Hood’s Bay, North Yorkshire.
From York to Hollywood and back again, Twinnie has filled her time thoroughly. From acting in Hollyoaks, staring in major theatre productions, appearing in various US films and embarking on a singing career that’s seen repeat performances at Country2Country and seen her playlisted on Radio 2. This very short UK tour celebrates the release of her debut album ‘Hollywood Gypsy’.
After two consecutive sell-out years, Carl returns with a brand new show! Expect stories, observations & audience interaction. Always an exciting night, join this dynamic and versatile performer for a truly unmissable evening of comedy.
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 and a generous handful of other Simon classics for good measure!
35 years since the launch of their 3rd album “World Service”, Spar Of Destiny return to York to perform a special extra length set featuring the record in full plus a whole load more!
Baptiste is back on international tour with a brand new stand-up show.
Dane is now a Grown Ass Black Man. Too old to be concerned with chicken or trainers. Too young to be considered a peer of Trevor McDonald. Has he got a chip on his shoulder? Yes. A chocolate one. Join one of the nation’s most exciting stand up stars as he presents another brilliantly hilarious and boldly provocative show.