Announcements

Jake Xerxes Fussell (Afternoon Show)

Singer, guitarist, and folk music interpreter Jake Xerxes Fussell has distinguished himself as one of his generation’s preeminent interpreters of traditional (and not so traditional) “folk” songs, a practice which he approaches with a refreshingly unfussy lack of nostalgia.

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Some Voices

York’s most exciting new choir, Some Voices, brings you the ultimate summer soundtrack, Surround Sounds. Enjoy tracks from Lorde, Kate Bush, The Beatles, Gregory Porter and more like you’ve never heard them before. Get ready for a solar-powered performance with dazzling harmonies and original arrangements of the coolest summer tunes.

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Beans On Toast

One man and his guitar with songs to sing and stories to tell. Unafraid to tackle the big issues of the day, but doing so with his feet firmly on the ground. He’s an unrepenting optimist who’s songs celebrate all that is wonderful about the human spirit.

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Ukraine Fundraiser

The Imaginarium & Upside Your Mind host a day of DJs and a silent auction to raise money for Help Ukraine Centre and Action Aid DEC Ukraine Appeal.

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Lowkey with Yusuf Yellow, Henry Raby, Simone Yasmin & Lo.Pan

Lowkey is a hip-hop artist and political campaigner. He has worked with Immortal Technique, Wretch 32, Akala, Dead Prez and Outlawz. He is part of the super group Mongrel alongside members of the Arctic Monkeys, Babyshambles and Reverend And The Makers. The band released their album Better than Heavy in tandem with the Independent newspaper, whilst Lowkey himself is fresh off a tour with Lupe Fiasco.

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York Zine Fest

Yorks Zine Fest brings together paper lovers and celebrates DIY publishing.
It’s also free entry so come say hi!

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Mary Gauthier + Jaimee Harris

Roots singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier is celebrating the release of her 11th album ‘Dark Enough To See The Stars’ with a rare UK tour in November.
In 2019 Mary was nominated for a Grammy Award and named International Artist of the Year by the UK Americana Music Association.

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Jaubi & Tenderlonious

Back in April 2019, 22a label founder and multi instrumentalist Tenderlonious travelled to Lahore in Pakistan to take part in some improvised recording sessions with a Pakistani instrumental quartet called ‘Jaubi’. Two albums came from those recording sessions that have been met with mass acclaim. The music has been described as East meets West – Spiritual, Indian jazz-fusion and psychedelic ragas with nods to golden era hip hop. Part of the Music Venue Trust Revive Live tour, with buy one get one free tickets available.

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