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

There are 19 events at this location

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Alfa Mist

The artist plays contemporary jazz containing a wide range of influences mixing jazz with soul, electronica, hip hop, Afrobeat and others.

Fri 20 Apr


Barry Hyde

Responsible for some of the biggest indie anthems of the past 10 years, Futureheads frontman Barry Hyde is at The Soundhouse on Friday 19th May.

Sat 3 Feb


Barry Hyde (the Futureheads)

Barry Hyde (The Futureheads) The Crescent, York Friday 8th December, 7.30pm. £10adv More at

Sat 3 Feb


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 13 Apr


The Deep Dark Woods

The Deep Dark Woods need little introduction to fans of American Music. With material like The Place I Left Behind and The Banks of the Leopold Canal their impeccable musicianship and hauntingly lyrical songs have earned comparisons with The Band, with whom they share a Canadian background and a love of all traditional…

Fri 11 May


'dr Phil's Health Revolution'

Doctor Phil Hammond is now taking his new tour into 2018. 'Dr Phil's Health Revolution' here at The Crescent Community Venue. A perfectly intimate venue for this show. 27th Feb Doors 7pm - Show Five minutes from York train station. Laugh, love, shout and reclaim our NHS. Ditch the market, cherish the carers…

Tue 27 Feb

£16.50 some concessions

Jeffrey Lewis And Los Bolts

The New York-based singer-songwriter plays anti-folk with his band, in support of the album Manhattan.

Fri 6 Apr



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


Mandolin Orange

North Carolina alt.bluegrass youngsters.

Fri 26 Jan


Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Edgy, hilarious and poignant, with lashings of power chords, funkiness and chaos from the Leeds-based comic rock and pop three-piece.

Fri 16 Feb


Police Dog Hogan

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

Sat 17 Mar


Richard Dawson, Charlie Parr (us), Ed Dowie

Let's go baboon and Please Please You present Richard Dawson - Wonderful leftfield folk greatness Charlie Parr - Resonator fuelled folk songs from Duluth, Minnesota Ed Dowie - Delightfully obtuse pop greatness on Lost Map records We're very privileged…

Tue 6 Mar

£11 some concessions

Richard Dawson

Acclaimed Northumbrian singer-songwriter drawing comparisons to John Martyn and Captain Beefheart.

Tue 6 Mar


Rob Auton: The Hair Show

The award-winning writer - whose annual meditations on life have previously focused on the colour yellow, the sky, faces and water - talks about hair.

Fri 9 Mar


Roddy Woomble

Woomble has established a formidable back catalogue of contemporary folk solo work. Now he's performing enchanting songs from his latest solo album The Deluder. Born in Ayrshire, Roddy came to prominence as lead singer in indie rockers Idlewild – known for albums 100 Broken Windows, The Remote Part and…

Tue 20 Mar


Siobhan Wilson

Franco-Scottish folk singer-songwriter, known for her heartbreaking voice and beautiful lyrics. Her debut album There Are No Saints was released in July 2017 on Song, By Toad Records.

Mon 9 Apr


Spring King

Post-punk noises from Mancunian four-piece.

Tue 13 Feb


Submotion Orchestra

A heady brew of soul, jazz and electronica.

Sun 22 Apr


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