*In the Wake of Granny Woolf is a performance meal, funded by The Wellcome Trust, and created in association with the Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU) at University of York. Thoughts gathered during the meal may inform current and future research of A Good Death project.
Sleeper – *SOLD OUT*
After hibernating for twenty years (where did the time go!?) Britpop favourites, Sleeper are back on the road, performing live. Original members: Louise Wener (vocs, guitar), Jon Stewart (guitar) and Andy Maclure (drums) are newly joined by Kieron Pepper (previously of The Prodigy) on bass.
Holy Moly & The Crackers
Holy Moly & The Crackers are the innovative and fiery folk-rockers from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in the North-East UK, who mash together unique flavours of americana, rock and indie with a punk-ish edge, and have become renowned for their blazing live shows.
York Blues Festival 2024
York Blues Festival returns for another year in 2024.
Burning Duck Comedy: Gary Delaney
Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he’s ready to bring you a brand new show with hit after hit of the kind of one-liners only a master could craft. If you’re hunting for snark, Gary’s got it covered!
Those Pretty Wrongs (Luther Russell & Jody Stephens of Big Star)
Following the outpouring of love around the documentary, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, Jody reached out to his longtime friend, producer and songwriter Luther Russell to join him for some promotional appearances. A comfortability on stage became a kinship in the studio and eventually led to two albums as Those Pretty Wrongs
Burning Duck Comedy: Grace Petrie
Folk singer, lesbian and checked-shirt-collector Grace Petrie has been incorrectly called Sir every day of her adult life, and, having finally run out of things to write whiny songs about, she’s putting down the guitar to try and work out why.
Dr Syntax (Full Live Band)
We are hyped to welcome back UK hiphop superstar Dr. Syntax, this time with full live band! He never fails to impress and this will be no exception with his biggest show yet!
Support from local wordsmiths: North South Divide – a witty, hard-hitting hiphop duo bridging the gap from London to York.
Also featuring some next level mixing and turntablism from UK DMC finalist and Herbal Mafia resident DJM warming up from 8pm.
Room 2 hosted by residents and guests playing drum&bass, jungle and dub until 3am.
We Are Scientists – **SOLD OUT**
We Are Scientists are coming to The Crescent in July!
The US alternative band have evolved from early post-punk leanings to a more shiny sound over the course of seven albums.
Crescent Community Disco: Cosmic Slop
We’re delighted to be welcoming back the legendary Cosmic Slop crew over from Leeds once again for a no genres barred Community Disco! This legendary crew have made quite a name for themselves over the years, with diverse selectors like Floating Points, Bradley Zero and Mr Scruff having all come through as unannounced surprise guests in the past to have a go on their custom built sound system and rotary setup. Expect lots of genre hopping and unexpected gems! 100% of profits from this night will go towards supporting MAP who help young people in Leeds who are unable to access mainstream schooling find skills and work in the creative industries.