Announcements

Luke Saxton + Rory Welbrock

It’s a bit of a York secret how magic singer-songwriter Luke Saxton is. Somehow. We’re delighted to be presenting a rare headline show with Luke and his accomplices. He has a vast catalog of lilting, pop-infused, 60’s and 70’s influenced records to pull from and very likely some new material and new arrangements to boot.

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Dan Webster + Bella Gaffney

York singer-songwriter Dan Webster is central to so much of the good things that happen in folk and acoustic circles in our city.
He returns to The Crescent stage in October to play a show with his band.

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Jim Ghedi (full band) – *A SEATED & DISTANCED SHOW*

Jim Ghedi hails from the South Yorkshire hills and although clearly well versed in the history of British folk music, he stands out as a potential torch bearer for a new generation of respectful yet experimental performers. ‘In The Furrow’s Of Common Place’ (Basin Rock, Jan 2021) lit up our lockdown gloom, it’s a terrific piece of work.

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Blackbeard’s Tea Party Christmas Party!

Our favourite pirate-folk shanty-pants return for their much missed Xmas knees up at The Crescent.
Boasting a brand new line-up, new songs and a lot of festive ideas; this is a party we can all look forward to!

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Irie Vibes: Dub Pistols (DJ Set)

Irie Vibes makes it long awaited return to The Crescent. Featuring a DJ set from Dub Pistols, plus Dub Defenders and of course the Irie Residents!

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John Otway

John Otway, then. Enigma, hilariously funny showman, comic genius and all-round musician. This show is on the run up to his 5000th show and is number 4856…

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Bad Chapel Residents Party

Bad Chapel residents’ party in the renovated crescent front bar. we’ve got eighteen months worth of rekids to share. nice space, nice people, nice new void sound system. late license 9pm till 3am.

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Mashed Returns!

Damn it feels good to be typing this! MASHED returns to our beloved home The crescent community venue, on Friday the 30th of July and we can’t wait to see you all! It’s been 17 long months since we last danced together so we’ve got a bit of catching up to do. This last year and a half has been awful for all of us and normality is finally starting to return. So bring your dancing shoes and your happy faces and let’s remind ourselves what it’s like to socialise again.

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