Events — Gigs

Lanterns On The Lake

Mercury Prize nominated Geordie’s bring dreamy, melancholic Indie rock with beautiful layers of texture and celestial melodies that thread around intricate instrumentation.

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Birdlands, Cherry Fuzz Club + The Hangnails

Soon to be familiar York based five-piece Birdlands launch their debut album at The Crescent on Friday 30th August.
Birdlands feature all five members of excellent post-punk outfit The Rosemaries.
It’s great to welcome alt-rockers The Hangnails back to The Crescent stage, and joining them the excellent Cherry Fuzz Club who make ace, big riffing, punky-grunge.

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Robyn Hitchcock

With a career now spanning six decades, Robyn Hitchcock remains a truly one-of-a-kind artist: surrealist rock ’n’ roller, acoustic troubadour, poet, painter, and writer . From The Soft Boys’ art-rock and The Egyptians’ Dadaist pop to solo masterpieces like 1984’s milestone I Often Dream of Trains and 1990’s Eye, Hitchcock has crafted a striking oeuvre rife with recurring marine life, obsolete electric transport, ghosts, cheese and what one writer has described as ‘morbid eroticism’.

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China Crisis

1980’s alternative pop band China Crisis have been getting rave reviews for their recent live shows and we’re delighted to welcome them to York in September.
Formed in Kirkby in 1979 by songwriting duo Gary Daly and Eddie Lundon, their evocative synth-pop/new wave sound shone alongside their Liverpudlian contemporaries OMD, A Flock Of Seagulls and Teardrop Explodes.

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Captain Mustache Beard & Mustache Competition

On Saturday 7th of September 2024, Captain Mustache will have the privilege of assembling some of the best Beards & Moustaches, both from the UK and internationally for a new annual Beard Competition…

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Martha

Durham DIY, power-pop/punk heroes Martha come to play The Crescent in September!

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Melting Pot – Indie, Britpop, 90s!

These boys have been gigging constantly in various bands since it all began for them back back in the mid 1990’s.
The live show is a homage to the greatest of the great Indie, Britpop and dance hits of that era and has been honed with spot on attention to detail with songs that are performed with energy and professionalism.

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