Our in house promoters of leftfield genres present a summer season of live shows to herald the return of live music! Featuring jazz, afrobeat, soul and much more! Here’s a brief rundown of what we have going on, click the links for tickets and more info!
Breezy, Brightonian indie-pop quartet The Magic Gang play York for the first time in August as part of the Revive Live Campaign.
Ace guitar pop from the Netherlands’ Pip Blom who return to The Crescent hot on the heels of the release of their second album ‘Welcome Break’.
For fans of Bikini Kill, The Julie Ruin, Dream Wife, The Regrettes and The Ramones, Dream Nails are a punk force to be reckoned with. Founded by feminist activists in 2015, this hotly tipped band of witches mix political rage with contagious pop punk joy, winning hearts (and funds for abortion charities) wherever they go.
Dele Sosimi, bandmate of Fela and Femi Kuti and officially the UK’s Afrobeat Ambassador, returns for another electrifying marathon summer set of live authentic Afrobeat! Bring your dancing shoes for this one.
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Ahir Shah returns to stand-up with a new show about significance, insignificance, and scurvy. Featuring his signature blend of philosophical inquiry, personal examination, and sweet gags, Events promises to be the single greatest work of art ever named after a probably apocryphal quote from Prime Minister Harold Macmillan.
One of the cities very best, garage-rock quartet Cowgirl celebrate the release of thir debut album at The Crescent in September.
Roll up, roll up!
Performance poet, and one of the first of the “Punk Poets” Attila the Stockbroker comes to York as part of his 40th Anniversary Tour. Cherry Red have just issued a collected works called “Heart on my Sleeve” as a celebration.
A triple bill of big riffing heavy rock & metal comes to The Crescent with festival faves and Warrior Soul & Grand Magus touring buddies Blind River headlining.
A mega, heady Rocket Recordings double bill is upon us! Come join a trip through krautrock, seventies sci-fi soundtrack apocolyptica and propulsive psychedelia.