We’re allowed to dance again! We’ll be open every day from Wed 21st July, with plenty gigs on, but this will be our reopening party! Late night disco across both rooms, with local bands Perspex & Trueman opening in the main room for the first time, and of course our Cresident DJs till the wee hours.
Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker are out on the road again in 2021. As winter turns to spring Mike, John & John will wrap up their stint on Transatlantic Sessions for another year and bring you their own blend of top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie.
Rachel Croft’s songwriting is cinematic, moody and classic; atmospheric backdrops champion her powerful, dramatic vocals, smoothly blending folk, rock, and soul styles.
The government has today confirmed that restrictions around capacity at music venues will be lifted as of next Monday.
This means that we can finally dance again! We will be reopening for all planned gigs and events from WED 21st JULY, with the front bar reopening every day for our regulars too. We’ve got a cracking summer of shows in the calendar; head HERE to take a look….
However, as we move towards ‘personal responsibility’, we’d like to encourage our customers to treat each other and staff with respect. These are strange times, and in order to pull through this, respect needs to be at the heart of what we do not just as a venue, but as a society.
Here are some brief guidelines on how things will be working at The Crescent.
Our in house promoters of leftfield genres present a summer season of live shows to herald the return of live music! Featuring jazz, afrobeat, soul and much more! Here’s a brief rundown of what we have going on, click the links for tickets and more info!
Breezy, Brightonian indie-pop quartet The Magic Gang play York for the first time in August as part of the Revive Live Campaign.
Ace guitar pop from the Netherlands’ Pip Blom who return to The Crescent hot on the heels of the release of their second album ‘Welcome Break’.
For fans of Bikini Kill, The Julie Ruin, Dream Wife, The Regrettes and The Ramones, Dream Nails are a punk force to be reckoned with. Founded by feminist activists in 2015, this hotly tipped band of witches mix political rage with contagious pop punk joy, winning hearts (and funds for abortion charities) wherever they go.
Dele Sosimi, bandmate of Fela and Femi Kuti and officially the UK’s Afrobeat Ambassador, returns for another electrifying marathon summer set of live authentic Afrobeat! Bring your dancing shoes for this one.
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Ahir Shah returns to stand-up with a new show about significance, insignificance, and scurvy. Featuring his signature blend of philosophical inquiry, personal examination, and sweet gags, Events promises to be the single greatest work of art ever named after a probably apocryphal quote from Prime Minister Harold Macmillan.