The Crescent

The Crescent
8 The Crescent, York, YO24 1AW
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Working men's club transformed into a community arts venue with a 100 capacity bar (complete with darts and pool) and a 250 capacity music room that has hosted gigs for the last 100 years.

Just a short walk (less than half a mile) from York mainline rail station. Local buses include the 1 and 59.

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Acid Mothers Temple

'Motor-psycho' guitar action, ethnic drones and throat singing from this cult Japanese psychedelic group.

Tue 24 Oct


Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO

Indie psychedelic rock and experimental noise collective from Japan, led by the guitarist Kawabata Makoto.

Tue 24 Oct


Blackbeard's Tea Party

The York-based band plays lively and energetic folk-rock with a mixture of fiddles, squeezeboxes, guitar noise and synth bass.

Fri 15 Dec


Blue Rose Code

Celtic ballads from Edinburgh born singer-songwriter Ross Wilson.

Wed 8 Nov


CC Smugglers

The Bedfordshire-based group plays lively country blues with elements of contemporary Gypsy swing and roots music.

Wed 25 Oct


Coquette Burlesque & Cabaret Club

Join us for a fabulous evening of cabaret and burlesque performance.

Fri 27 Oct


Curtis Eller's American Circus

Curtis Eller's American Circus The Crescent, York Friday 1st September, 7.30pm. £8adv/£10otd More at

Fri 1 Sep


Endless Boogie

Baba Yaga's Hut Presents: September 17th - The 100 Club Endless Boogie + Support Doors 7:30 / £13

Thu 21 Sep


An Evening With The Seeger/maccoll Family W/ Peggy Seeger, Neill Maccoll & Calum Maccoll

Please Please You & The Black Swan Folk Club presents: An Evening with the Seeger/MacColl Family with Peggy Seeger, Neill MacColl and Calum MacColl The Crescent, York Monday 27th November, 7.30pm More at

Mon 27 Nov


An Evening with the Seeger/McColl Family

Peggy Seeger with sons Calum and Neill MacColl The Seeger MacColl family are one of folk music’s most loved dynasties. Singer, songwriter and feminist icon Peggy Seeger performs with Neill and Calum, her sons with Ewan MacColl. Join these three exceptional musicians for a gloriously relaxed evening of great music and…

Mon 27 Nov



Country rock and American roots.

Sat 26 Aug


Graceland - A Celebration Of Paul Simon's Classic Album

Graceland - A Celebration of Paul Simon's Classic Album The Crescent, York 25/08/17, 7.30pm. £10adv More at

Fri 25 Aug



Lo-fi, alt pop outfit from Birmingham.

Wed 29 Nov


Leftie Scum - Josie Long / Grace Petrie / Jonny & The Baptists

LEFTIE SCUM Josie Long / Grace Petrie / Jonny & the Baptists Music! Comedy! Revolutionary socialism! Join us for a riotous evening with three of the UK's most joyfully rabble-rousing acts. Featuring: Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee JOSIE LONG 'Can she please stop grumbling?' The Telegraph…

Mon 6 Nov


Lefty Scum

A triple-header show with Jonny & The Baptists, Josie Lond and Grace Petrie as they tackle present-day politics and socialism on a more light-hearted scale.

Mon 6 Nov


Lucy Spraggan

X Factor singer-songwriter with a light, observational style.

Tue 3 Oct


Margaret Glaspy

Indie-rock singer-songwriter.

Sun 10 Sep


Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles on the Future

  • 4 stars

Mark Thomas sets out to discover what the future has in store for us by collecting and examining his own predictions and those of his audiences before gambling on their outcome.

Tue 28 Nov

£17.60 some concessions

Matthew E. White

Future Perfect presents Matthew E. White The Bullingdon - Oxford Wednesday 1st November 14+ / 7.30pm / £14adv

Fri 20 Oct


Matthew E White & Flo Morrissey

Virginia-hailing songwriter, producer and arranger Matthew E White performs his material in this intimate shows.

Fri 20 Oct


  • 20:00

Matthew E White

Country-soul from the American singer-songwriter.

Fri 20 Oct


Matthew E White (solo)

Please Please You presents Matthew E White (solo) The Crescent, York Friday 20th October, 7.30pm. £14adv More at

Fri 20 Oct


Micah P Hinson

Americana singer-songwriter from Memphis.

Sun 24 Sep


Mr Scruff

An eclectic set from the critically acclaimed and highly-influential Manchester-based DJ, otherwise known as Andy Carthy. The turntablist and producer will be live on stage offering an electric blend of soul, funk, hip hop, jazz, reggae, Latin, African, ska, disco, house and funk all night.

Fri 3 Nov


Nubiyan Twist

The 12-piece collective perform groove driven music from around the world with soundsystem culture and jazz inspired improvisation, and a catchy horn section.

Fri 13 Oct


Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.

Sat 16 Sep


Police Dog Hogan

Seven-piece country folk band with high energy fiddle/drums/banjo/guitars and joyous foot stomping live shows.

Sat 17 Mar 2018


Rob Auton: The Hair Show

A show for anyone who has, or has had, hair and hairs. Award winning stand-up comedian and poet Rob Auton (Dave's Funniest Joke Of The Fringe award winner, Glastonbury's 'Poet In Residence') returns with another heart-felt and offbeat comedy/theatre/spoken word show that explores hair and hairs. Rob casts an…

Fri 9 Mar 2018


Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra

Rootsy, bluegrassy six-piece with tweed outfits and fedoras to complete the old-country feel.

Tue 21 Nov


Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

New stand-up show from the star of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage.

Mon 9 Oct



Please Please You presents Shopping + Gauche The Crescent, York Wednesday 8th November, 7.30pm. £6adv/£8otd More at

Wed 8 Nov


The Temperance Movement

The five-piece performs original rock and blues material.

Tue 7 Nov

Sold out

Tom Robinson

The punk rock singer-songwriter pays tribute to his original band and celebrates the 40th anniversary of 2-4-6-8 Motorway.

Wed 18 Oct


The Tom Robinson Band

To mark the 40th anniversary of 2-4-6-8 Motorway in October 2017, Tom pays tribute to the original TRB by performing his entire Power In The Darkness album with a classic four piece lineup. His incendiary live quartet features Faithless drummer Andy Treacey, Richard Ashcroft guitarist Adam Phillips and keyboard virtuoso…

Wed 18 Oct


Tom Stade

Canadian comedian Tom Stade presents his show I Swear: comedy which shows you how to swear properly.

Thu 14 Sep


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