In 2014, the collaborative melting pot of York’s live music scene conspired to produce Hyde Family Jam. A traditional arrangement of guitar, double bass, accordion, and violin with a mandate to deliver blisteringly subverted renditions of popular songs.
UK guitarist Kris Barras is known for his high-energy hybrid of no-nonsense rock, blues and country. Winners of ‘best new band’ in the 2018 planet rock awards, The Kris Barras Band have become one of the UK’s fastest rising acts.
HENGE is a band of extra-terrestrials that bring with them the sacred sounds of Cosmic Dross – a musical form known in other parts of the universe that has, until now, never been heard on Planet Earth. There are no human words to adequately describe the Cosmic Dross experience.
Brainchild of the Guitarist Al Morrison, (New York Brass Band) The Blues Experience went from a tribute to BB King Band to a original group with its own sound.
The Band is a 10 piece and features, Horns, Guitar and sweet harmonised vocals!
The Band started in 2008 at the Hull Jazz Festival and has played all over the UK, bringing back the Guitar and Horn led Blues popular in the 1960’s.
The gig will feature original tunes and covers by John Mayer, Cream, BB King, Albert King and Ray Charles.
The AMAZING She Drew the Gun return to York in October!
Brooklyn Brewery deliver the goods with their first foray into rock’n’roll in York.
Sunflower Bean are veterans of the Brooklyn DIY scene, drawing from a wild myriad of rugged lo-fi sounds, psychedelia and hypnotic rock riffs.
North Yorkshire pop-soul singer John Newman is coming to play a very intimate show at The Crescent. Famous for his number one hit ‘Love Me Again’ as well as working alongside big hitters Rudimental and Calvin Harris. John presents The Out Of The Blue Tour with a special stripped back performance.
We’re delighted to welcome back this charismatic Scottish pair. Aidan Moffat’s deadpan delivery and humourous poetry has been instantly recognisable ever since Arab Strap emerged in the mid-nineties. Aidan has teamed up with (fellow SAY Award winner and) percussive guitarist RM Hubbert a few times over the years and recorded two excellent albums.
As a drummer, composer or artist, Richard Spaven is one of the world’s most exciting and genre-defying. His career has seen him play for many of music’s most innovative artists both on stage and in the studio: Jose James, Flying Lotus, The Cinematic Orchestra, Guru’s Jazzmatazz, Gregory Porter to name but a few.
Imarhan’s tender, soulful, intense vision of a genre of music that was already flooded with talent and exposure still managed to float to the top and be heralded as a pivotal record of the “New Wave Of Tuareg Music”. Record two is a huge leap forward, whereas their debut was anchored in the meditative desert blues tradition, Temet blows clear of any such notions, finding bounce and drive by stirring their sound with funk, fuzz, disco and rock.