Past Events

Matthew E White

‘An intimate evening previewing works in progress and older classics.’
Matthew E. White is in the middle of work on his new album and would like to share and try out some of his works in progress and older classics.

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Tom Robinson & Band

Legendary punk, LGBT activist and great BBC Radio 6 presenter Tom Robinson hits the road with his band to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic Tom Robinson Band album ‘Power In Darkness’.

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Oxjam York 2017

A whopping fourteen band all-dayer to help raise money for Oxfam. A stack of fine acts dedicating their time for nowt and it’s a thoroughly well curated bill so come and show them some love. Something for everyone and only a fiver for a good cause.

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Ouroboros#4 w/ Nubiyan Twist

Boasting a 4 piece horn section, 5 piece rhythm section, 4 part vocal harmonies, live dubs and electronics Nubiyan Twist deliver slamming melodies, glorious brass and exceptional improv drawing on jazz, hip-hop, afrobeat, latin, soul, reggae and dance music.

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Pega Monstro

We’re still running this show and it’s only ONE POUND entry!
**UNFORTUNATELY PEGA MONSTRO HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THEIR UK TOUR FOR PERSONAL REASONS. THEY’LL BE GUTTED. WE WISH THEM WELL**

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Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

Robin Ince; co-star of the acclaimed ‘Infinite Monkey Cage’ and fresh from a huge world arena tour with Brian Cox returns to York with his brand new show.

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Hot Crush DJs w/ C r u m b s + Cowtown

Live music from post punk bands CRUMBS (who launch their debut album ‘Mind Yr Manners’) and COWTOWN followed by A BIG QUEER DISCO for babes of all and no genders from the Hot Crush DJs til 3am.

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Lucy Spraggan **SOLD OUT**

Down to earth pop singer from Sheffield who’s latest album ‘I Hope You Mind Me Writing’ went straight into the top 20 in January. Lucy got her big break via some music-audition-TV show but has proved to have more longevity than that selling 12000 tickets for her recent Dear You Tour!

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Cresfest3

We are delighted to invite you to our 3rd CRESFEST celebrating local music, art and beer! We will also be toasting our 2nd year here at The Crescent Community Venue. We would like to thank everyone from staff to customers for all your support so far!

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Cresfest3

We are delighted to invite you to our 3rd CRESFEST celebrating local music, art and beer! We will also be toasting our 2nd year here at The Crescent Community Venue. We would like to thank everyone from staff to customers for all your support so far!

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Micah P Hinson & The Holy Strangers

Texan Americana singer Micah P Hinson returns with a new double album for 2017 and a new band to play it. Support from hot young London beat-y bandleader L.A.Salami too.

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DRYHUMP

Live Art Bistro gyrates its way to York for one night only of dancing shamelessly and in irregular angles topped to the brim with queer performance, grimy games and gratuitous dry humping.

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Endless Boogie

Amazing heavy-rocking psychedelic jam band from New York City finally make it back to the UK to play at Liverpool Festival Of Psychedelia and a couple of rare headline shows including this one just for us. For riff-lovers only.

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Dennis Skinner: Nature of the Beast

A cinematic portrait of the committed socialist and trade unionist who has fought for the rights of the working class for over half a century – Dennis Skinner MP.

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Paul Foot

In Paul’s first new show in two years, Professor Ketchup and his camembert piglet join forces as he tackles the big issues such as terrorism. Plus Ant ‘n Dec, Immigration X-Factor and breakfast.

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GospelbeacH + Miranda Lee Richards

Brent Rademaker of further, Beachwood Sparks and The Tyde brings his new band GospelbeacH over the UK for the 1st time this summer. The touring band also features ex-Slowdive and Mojave 3 drummer Ian McCutcheon.

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Graceland – A Celebration of Paul Simon’s Classic

Singer/Songwriter Gary Stewart (Hope & Social/Rosie Doonan) and his talented band come together to recreate Paul Simon’s 1986 classic album,’Graceland’. Expect the infectious South African rhythms and melodies of these timeless songs and a generous handful of other Simon classics for good measure!

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Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band

Highly skillful Philadelphia guitarist Chris Forsyth brings his trio to York for further adventures in psychedelia, krautrock and the spaced-out jam. Will be a cracking show this.

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BMX Bandits + Jasmine Minks

A very rare opportunity to see two legends of Scottish indie music. BMX Bandits shared labels, members and tours with The Vaselines, Teenage Fanclub, The Pastels, Beat Happening and much more. A one off show.

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Karl Blau + Laura Gibson

A great double header from a pair of Pacific Northwest artists traveling between UK festivals this summer. Former K Records mainstay Karl Blau and his band will be playing songs from their Bella Union debut, a collection of beautifully orchestrated country covers. Portland singer-songwriter Laura Gibson has been making terrific indie-folk records for years and we’re delighted to be hosting her York debut.

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Hurray For The Riff Raff

Alynda Segarra’s politically charged roots outfit eventually make their York debut in August whilst they continue to celebrate a career defining year after the release of their heavily praised fifth album ‘The Navigator’.

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Justin Townes Earle

Steve Earle’s fist son and once member of The Dukes, Justin returns to York for the first time since 2011. Album number seven has just landed, this time produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes) and released by New West,. It maintains Justin’s trademark knack for classic melodies and sharp modern lyricism.

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Darlingside

Darlingside plus support from Caitlin Canty Friday 30th June. Doors 7.30pm Tickets are £16adv (more on the door) from the venue and online via See Tickets. Darlingside Bio: After wowing audiences at this year’s Celtic Connections and stealing the show at Cambridge Folk Festival 2016 […]

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