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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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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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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British Sea Power – *SOLD OUT*

Celebrating their twentieth year in show business, Berkshire six-piece indie-rock band British Sea Power play The Crescent for the first time in May.
Tickets go on sale on Friday 7th February at 9am and you would be wise getting them bought quick!

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Rachael Dadd

Please Please You presents Rachael Dadd (& band) Sunday 14th March, 7.30pm Tickets are £8 in advance (more on the door) and are available from Earworm Records, the venue in person or online via See Tickets. ‘Rachael Dadd is one of the most talented wise […]

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Mike Peters (solo) – New Standards Tour

Mike Peters, man of the people, classic songwriter, band leader and peerless troubadour of our times, is charging back into the new life with a post lockdown UK Tour entitled NEW STANDARDS.

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