Blackbeard’s Tea Party + Punch The Sky

Traditional songs and tunes are given a heavy rock edge with earth shattering riffs, playful arrangements and driving dance rhythms. Blackbeard’s Tea Party believe a live music show should be a spectacle for the eyes as well as the ears. Outlandish outfits, costume changes, DIY props, unhinged stage antics and chaotic choreography all add up to an engaging, high-octane show that frequently leaves audiences cheering for more.

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Kris Drever, Martin Green and Aidan O’Rourke formed Lau in 2005. A band steeped in traditional Scottish music but with an artistry unwilling to be confined by that. Lau are now four time winners of Best Group at the BBC Folk Awards, they’re new album, recorded by John Parrish arrives next month.

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Kaia Kater + Crispin Halcrow

A Montreal-born Grenadian-Canadian, Kaia’s old-time banjo skills, jazz-fueled voice and deft song craft have garnered acclaim from NPR, CBC, Rolling Stone, BBC Music, and No Depression. Her 2016 release Nine Pin won a Canadian Folk Music Award and sent her on an 18-month touring journey from Ireland to Iowa. Kaia has just released her brilliant new album ‘Greanades’.

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Mashed: New Year Get Together

M*A*S*H*E*D is back in The Crescent Front Bar in 2019 bringing you some serious sunshine to brighten up a cold, grey January. For our first session of the New Year we are having a little reunion get together bringing you a massive lineup of some of our favourite acts from our extended Mashed Family.

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Herbal Mafia 13th Birthday: Calibre

We’ve been bringing bass culture to York for 13 years now.

Come and celebrate in proper Herbal Mafia style as we bring one of the biggest, most renowned and most prolific drum & bass and electronic music producers in the world.

The one and only, CALIBRE!

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After the roaring success of Quizmas, we are bringing back the MEGAQUIZ on a regular basis!

Last Sunday of every month!

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Irie Vibes: Royal P

We welcome another live female vocalist for our January session!

Live PA from Leeds’ own Royal P!
A veteran performer with a warm stage presence and mature vocal style. Join us for a special evening!

Irie Vibes Sound System’s resident selectors running the riddims before and after.

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Sam Kelly & Ruth Notman, Sarah Loughran & Paul Young + Tilly Moses

Two of the finest singers to come out of the UK folk scene in the last 15 years have joined forces to record a brand new duo album. Recorded at Kate Rusby’s legendary Pure Records studio and produced by musical maestro Damien O’Kane, the album contains a dynamic mixture of revamped traditional material and brand new original songs, and promises to be one of the most exciting records of 2019.

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The Stroppies

The Stroppies are a four piece guitar-pop band from Melbourne, Australia. Their new album on Tough Love Records recalls the classic eighties Flying Nun jangle-punk of The Clean and The Verlaines; and college rock silliness of Guided By Voices and Pavement.

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