Previously as a live member of Field Music and having Peter & David Brewis collaborate and produce his debut album as SLUG, Ian Black is proving his chops on eagerly anticipated follow-up HiggledyPiggledy. For this show SLUG will be a six-piece version.
For lovers of Classic Rock – Jimi Anderson, born in Lanark, now York based, takes inspiration found in bands such as Whitesnake, Deep Purple and even Foreigner and Journey. His album “Longtime Commin” was released in 2017 through Pride And Joy Music, sold out in Japan and the band will showcase the original tunes with a sprinkling of covers at The Crescent for a night that will bring great drive and some serious vocals.
Damien & Ron, sidemen extraordinaire with Kate Rusby and Allison Krauss respectively, will be joined by a band of wonderful musicians and together will play material from their debut album, due for release July 2018, as well as a few signature pieces of their own.
Turin Brakes don’t hang about. The estimable London 4-piece released their eighth studio album through Cooking Vinyl in January and now they’re coming to play it for you including this intimate show in York.
East London folk band Stick in the Wheel are headed by singer Nicola Kearey, and guitarist/producer Ian Carter. Known for Kearey’s fierce, authentic delivery, this is culturally and politically switched on music with its roots firmly embedded in the genre’s traditional, working-class heritage.
Yorks very first Zine Fest, bringing together paper lovers and celebrating DIY publishing.
From his years spent with Old Crow Medicine Show to his collaborations with Laura Marlin, Robert Ellis, The Felice Brothers and their ilk to touring with Ben Harper, Justin Townes Earle, Bruce Hornsby and many more, Gill is somehow still flying under the radar.
The Louisianan’s four solo albums have been beautifully crafted, somewhat gothic, country music of the top tier.
Canshaker Pi are an incredible intelligent attractive young rock band from the Netherlands. Their new album ‘Naughty Naughty Violence’ will be with them on their UK and European tour this Spring and features SMASH HIT ‘Pressure from Above’. Their debut was produced my Stephen Malkmus.
Storyteller extraordinaire, tour guide in BBC Documentary ‘Searching For The Wrong Eyed Jesus’, dishwasher, landscaper, lifeguard, cook, surfboard laminator, road builder, and New York City taxi driver; Jim White is also a genius songwriter. He returns to York after releasing the best received album of his career in October, ‘Waffles, Guitars & Jesus’.
Traditional Dublin four piece Lankum scoop double at the folk awards last night!