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.

Events at this venue

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Beans on Toast

Sounds from English 'drunk folk singer'.

Tue 8 May


Boyracer, St Christopher, City Yelps, We Went To School

Let's go baboon presents A night of fuzzed up glorious indiepop from Sarah Records favourites' Boyracer and St Christopher alongside City Yelps and We Went to School. Four bands, Five pounds, Friday night! A welcome return to York, probably their first show here since 1991's performance at The Winning Post, we…

Fri 29 Jun


The Deep Dark Woods

The Saskatoon-originating five-piece brings its alternative country originals to the UK's stages.

Fri 11 May


Haggard Cat

This Nottingham-based duo, comprising of Matt Reynolds and drummer Tom Marsh, were originally members of the infamous hardcore band Heck, and have taken inspiration from their former band to create Haggard Cat, which has since become a full-time project.

Fri 27 Apr


Hans Theessink & Brooks Williams

Hans Theessink & Brooks Williams 'Steady Rolling Blues' Tour Sunday 6th May, 7.30pm. £12adv More at

Sun 6 May


Hayseed Dixie

Bluegrass covers of the hard rockin' sounds of AC/DC, Motörhead, Queen and other rock monsters plus an increasing number of comedy originals creeping into the set. The band perform tracks from their back catalogue as well as their new album, Free Your Mind and Your Grass Will Follow.

Tue 17 Jul


The Herbaliser

Funky jazz-rap outfit formed in 1990 by Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba.

Sat 5 May


Jamali Maddix: Vape Lord

The critically-acclaimed comedian and host of Viceland's Hate Thy Neighbour shares personal tales from his travels around the world of hate and moral confrontation.

Wed 3 Oct

£14.30 (£12.10)

Jim White

Old school country with gospel, blues and a touch of the southern gothic from this urbane gent.

Thu 6 Sep


John Power

Solo acoustic show from the ex-Las and ex-Cast man.

Fri 18 May


Josh Rouse

Nashville songwriter who has more in common with the late, great Elliott Smith than with the rhinestone-encrusted soundtrack of his native city.

Sun 8 Jul



The Crescent & The Black Swan Folk Club presents Lankum The Crescent, York Tuesday 22nd May, 7.30pm. £16adv More at

Tue 22 May



Four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin.

Tue 22 May


Stick In The Wheel

Stick in the Wheels second album Follow Them True was released on 26 January 2018. The songs within examine rituals and cycles, our inherent power to change ourselves and the world around us, the past repeating itself, ghosts and death, land and place, thieves and beggars. It continues to question the notion of what folk…

Fri 23 Nov


Submotion Orchestra

A heady brew of soul, jazz and electronica.

Sun 22 Apr



Indie rock from Cincinnati.

Fri 25 May


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