Announcements

Roni Size (DJ)

Legendary Bristol drum & bass producer Roni Size is coming to do a DJ show at The Crescent!

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We aren’t going anywhere.

A STATEMENT ADDRESSING THE SPECULATION ABOUT THE NURSERY NEXT DOOR, THE PLANNING APPLICATION TO TURN IT INTO FLATS AND HOW IT AFFECTS US. WE AREN’T GOING ANYWHERE. Nobody is shutting us down, and no upcoming shows are under threat: as a 100% independent, family run […]

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Burning Duck Comedy – Tez Ilyas: Populist

The brand-new stand-up show from the star of The Tez O’Clock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks (BBC Radio 4) and the multi-award-winning Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three). Join Tez as he uses his trademark silly, smart and subversive approach to pit ordinary people against the establishment.

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SQUID

The hotly tipped post-punk, disco-funk phenomenon Squid visit York for the first time in March!
This will be buzzin.

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Bruni + Paul Young

Bruni return to York with their mesmerising blend of acoustic Scandinavian folk and traditional dance tunes from across Europe with ethereal vocal harmonies and an unstoppable beat.

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Ye Vagabonds + Red River Dialect

A co-headline show from two of the brightest lights in British alternative folk music. Irish siblings Ye Vagabonds have stormed the years awards polls after the release of their second record, The Hare’s Lament. South Coast six-piece Red River Dialect are a dynamic folk-rock band who’ve just released their triumphant second album for Paradise Of Bachelors (Steve Gunn, Itasca, Michael Chapman).

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The Magpies

Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award winner Bella Gaffney (guitar, vocals) and acclaimed mandolin player Polly Bolton came together last year, fusing Celtic folk with bluegrass in an exciting new collaboration. Joined by Sarah Smout (cello) and Holly Brandon (fiddle) for 2019, this all-female four-piece is already establishing a fearsome reputation for their glittering live shows, onstage rapport and genre-busting original and traditional material.

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The Christmas Escape Club

We are taking over the whole Crescent for what will be our best Christmassy do.
2 rooms both taking you on a poptastic genre fusing musical odyssey.
Usual and special guest DJs
This event always seems to sell out. Get your tickets now in the Crescent, Ear Worm Records or through the link here. £5 – beforehand or £6 on the night.
All proceeds going to SASH – preventing youth homelessness
Get them now!

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Graceland – A Celebration of Paul Simon’s Classic

The gang return with the sounds of Paul Simon’s classic album, as re-created by Gary Stewart (Hope & Social/Rosie Doonan) and his talented band. Expect the infectious South African rhythms and melodies of these timeless songs.

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Burning Duck Comedy – Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Empathy Pains

Multi award winning comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean is back with her fourth full length show. Previous shows have seen her tackle structural racism, sexism, child grooming, adoption and emotional abuse so what seemingly unfunny subject has she picked to turn into laughs this year? Chernobyl? The shrinking size of creme eggs? No, empathy. Which sounds fine actually but maybe not the way Kiri tackles it.

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