Announcements

Burning Duck Comedy – Carl Hutchinson

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.

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Grace Petrie

A folk singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester, UK, she has been writing, recording and touring relentlessly for ten years. Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over audiences everywhere, across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes.

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Ben Watt + Keeley Forsyth

Former BBC 6 Music DJ, Everything But The Girl man, producer and remixer of the stars and sparse, atmospheric singer-songwriter Ben Watt is in York after recording a brand new album in 2020.

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The Mysterines

Liverpool trio The Mysterines return to York in May. The majority of their tour dates in February are sold out so don’t sleep on this opportunity to see one of the UK’s most exciting new rock and roll bands in a small, local venue.

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Update around planning for The Crescent Nursery next door

The Music Venue Trust have pioneered a way forward in creating a win-win situation for developers and music venues alike, using a form of contract known as a ‘Deed of Easement’. We would like the councillors to adopt this as a planning condition for developments near all music venues in York. This would represent a massive and progressive step from a council that has pledged to protect its venues from this very threat.

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Beardyman

Beardyman is an award winning musician, a digital superstar, one of the world’s best beatboxers, a multi-instrumentalist, a groundbreaking live looping pioneer and a musical comedic talent championed by the likes of Tim Minchin and Jack Black.

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Porridge Radio

A new album released by the super-cool Secretly Canadian label has propelled Porridge Radio from a word-of-mouth gem of Brighton’s DIY scene to one of the country’s most exciting upcoming bands. Last here opening for BC Camplight and we’re very pleased to see them return.

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Hayseed Dixie

‘Hayseed Dixie highlights the worth of mountain music to all things rock: energy, dirt-punk rhythm, careening harmonies and the fundamental right of all no-good fuck-ups to raise hell come Saturday night.’
Uncut Magazine

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Our thoughts on re-opening

This week’s government announcements, although welcomed by the likes of Wetherspoons, was not a great moment for culture and arts. The guidance clearly states that live performances, including music and comedy, as well as background music, are off the table for the foreseeable future. Furthermore, […]

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