Announcements

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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HENGE

This is Henge. We come in the name of RAVE.
We bring you the gift of COSMIC DROSS – A kind of music new to your world.
We have news. Planet Earth is an experiment.
Your species was sent codes from SPACE, to help you LOVE and DANCE.

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Jon Gomm

Genre-crossing acoustic guitarist Jon Gomm makes a long awaited return to York!

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PONGO

PONGO embodies the renewal of Kuduro, mixing her African, Langan & Zairian roots with EDM, bass music, dancehall & melodic pop.
Her powerful, rhythmic, but equally fragile & sensitive voice draws us into her world, on the borders of dance & saudade, where no one has taken us before.

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David Ford & Jarrod Dickenson

A double bill of soulful Americana and exquisite songwriter fare from Dartford, Kent’s David Ford and Waco, Texas’ Jarrod Dickenson.

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This Is The Kit – **AT THE CITADEL, YORK**

We’re delighted to welcome experimental folk quartet This Is The Kit back to York for a very special show at The Citadel in York. In October they release their much anticipated fifth record on Rough Trade in October and where better to celebrate than the two story former Salvation Army HQ, now York City Church on Gillygate.

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Willie J Healey

Yala! Records fave and slacker-pop supremo Willie J Healey brings his band to York for the first time.

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Burning Duck Comedy – Carl Hutchinson

After two consecutive sell-out years, Carl returns with a brand new show! Expect stories, observations & audience interaction. Always an exciting night, join this dynamic and versatile performer for a truly unmissable evening of comedy.

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Grace Petrie

A folk singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester, UK, she has been writing, recording and touring relentlessly for ten years. Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over audiences everywhere, across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes.

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Ben Watt + Keeley Forsyth

Former BBC 6 Music DJ, Everything But The Girl man, producer and remixer of the stars and sparse, atmospheric singer-songwriter Ben Watt is in York after recording a brand new album in 2020.

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