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

£11

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

£11

Blue Rose Code

Celtic ballads from Edinburgh born singer-songwriter Ross Wilson.

Wed 8 Nov

£11

BMX Bandits & Jasmine Minks

A one off from Scottish indie legends that featured members of Teenage Fanclub and The Vaselines.

Sun 20 Aug

£15

  • 19:30

BMX Bandits

Veteran whimsical indie popsters.

Sun 20 Aug

£16.50

CC Smugglers

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

Wed 25 Oct

£11

Darlingside

Vocalists and multi-instrumentalists Don Mitchell, Auyon Mukharji, Harris Paseltiner, and David Senft from Massachusetts perform collaborative works from the album Birds Say, that mash electronic sounds with traditional acoustic textures and playful vocal arrangements.

Fri 30 Jun

£17.60

Darlingside

Copy: After wowing audiences at this year's Celtic Connections and stealing the show at Cambridge Folk Festival 2016 where their Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young harmonies earned an ecstatic reception and turned them into instant stars Daily Telegraph, Darlingside return to the UK for a limited run of shows. The…

Fri 30 Jun

£17.60

Endless Boogie

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

Thu 21 Sep

£13.20

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 http://www.pleasepleaseyou.com

Mon 27 Nov

£19.80

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

£19.80

GospelbeacH

Country rock and American roots.

Sat 26 Aug

£8.80

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 http://www.thecrescentyork.com

Fri 25 Aug

£11

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.

Wed 19 Jul

£19.25

Hurray For The Riff Raff

The outfit hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, perform their original Americana blues and folk songs.

Tue 15 Aug

£14.30

Jaws

Lo-fi, alt pop outfit from Birmingham.

Wed 29 Nov

£11

Justin Townes Earle

Crafting rambling tales with blues and some classic country rock, US singer-song writer takes to the stage.

Mon 3 Jul

£16.50

Karl Blau

On Introducing Karl Blau the enigmatic vocalist charts a new vision of country music. A Northwest indie hero, Blau channels darkness and hope in a cinematic collection of Nashville country hits from the 1960s and 1970s. Produced by Tucker Martine, the record features performances by Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Laura…

Sat 19 Aug

£11

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

£13.20

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

£13.20

Lucy Spraggan

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

Tue 3 Oct

£15.95

Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles on the Future

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

£14

Matthew E White & Flo Morrissey

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

Fri 20 Oct

£14

  • 20:00

Matthew E White

Country-soul from the American singer-songwriter.

Fri 20 Oct

£15.40

Matthew E White (solo)

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

Fri 20 Oct

£15.40

Micah P Hinson

Americana singer-songwriter from Memphis.

Sun 24 Sep

£15

  • 20:00

Micah P Hinson and The Holy Strangers

Americana singer and guitarist.

Sun 24 Sep

£16.50

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

£14

Paul Foot 'tis A Pity She's A Piglet - Presented By The Burning Duck Comedy Club

In Paul's first new show in two years, Professor Ketchup and his camembert piglet join forces as he tackles the big issues such as terrorism. Plus Ant 'n Dec, Immigration X-Factor and breakfast. The multi-award winning Mr Foot has appeared on numerous TV and Radio programmes including Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Would I…

Sat 16 Sep

£15.40

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra

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

Tue 21 Nov

£11

Tom Robinson

SJM Concerts Present TOM ROBINSON '2-4-6-8 Motorway' 40th Anniversary Show Performing the entire Power In The Darkness album 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 back at London's legendary 100…

Wed 18 Oct

£22

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

£22

Tom Stade

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

Thu 14 Sep

£17.60

The Urban Voodoo Machine

The Urban Voodoo Machine return to York for a summer special We know what you're thinking. You're thinking: Why should I care about The Urban Voodoo Machine? They've been around for ages, haven't they? Aren't they a novelty band who wears funny make-up? Don't they sometimes play jazz? Aren't half of them dead or…

Fri 28 Jul

£13.20

Urban Voodoo Machine

Self-styled bourbon-soaked gypsy blues bop'n'stroll collective from east Londonshire.

Sat 29 Jul

£13.20

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