Ruts DC: ELECTRacoustic Tour

Legendary British punk band Ruts DC prepare the release of their third ELECTRacoustic album this summer.
Plugged in or not, committed to the cause, this righteously incendiary trio will have you dancing and singing along!

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York Blues Festival 2025

Dates have been announced for York Blues Festival 2025! Previous years have sold out, book the date out of your diaries and grab a very limited early bird ticket!

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

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Burning Duck Comedy: Amy Gledhill

Amy is a multi award-winning comedian, actor and writer, and is the only act ever to be nominated for the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award twice in the same year. Following her hugely successful debut show, The Girl Before The Girl You Marry, Amy Gledhill returns with another stand-up offering.

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Gary Louris (of The Jayhawks)

Over the last three decades, singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Gary Louris has built a deeply compelling body of music whose artistry and integrity has won the loyalty of an international audience and the respect of both critics and his peers. Best known for his seminal work with The Jayhawks, he is one of the most acclaimed musicians to come out of Minnesota’s vibrant rock scene.

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Irie Vibes: Tallulah Sound System (DJ Set)

We’re still reeling from another incredible show brought to us by State of Satta, they just keep getting better!

Next up we welcome Sheffield heavyweight dub rockers: Tallulah Sound System for their York debut. Established in 2022, this young rig has already made waves in South Yorkshire with their heavy hitting steppas and even heavier sound! 

Irie Vibes crew in support playing the finest roots, reggae, dancehall and dub with resident host: MC Sherlock Art.        

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Mik Artistik’s Ego Trip + Rowan (synth set)

We’re delighted to welcome absolute hero Mik Artistik and the gang back to The Crescent this summer.
Mik Artistik’s Ego Trip are genuinely delightful, funny, frightening, and indefinable.
Northern rock and roll stand-up comes close.

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