The Crescent

The Crescent
8 The Crescent, York, YO24 1AW
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Bill Ryder-Jones

The alt rock singer-songwriter from Warrington.

Blackbeard's Tea Party

Blackbeard's Tea Party combine fiddle, melodeon and voice with the interlocking grooves of two hand percussionists, a distorted electric guitar, and funk-inflected bass patterns. Though their music often takes traditional tunes and songs as the starting point, it's clear that Blackbeard's Tea Party is not for folk…

Fri 21 Apr

£7

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.

Dan Wilde + Jordan Mackampa + Kerry Devine

The singer-songwriter, who hails from Coventry, performs his alt-soul and folk material.

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

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

Dave Johns

Dave Johns is one of the most respected and best-loved stand up comics working today. "Shifting from hilarity to uproar to genius in the blink of an eye" The Guardian "With his off beat and often off-the-cuff sense of fun on stage, Johns had the audience doubled over with laughter" Adelaide Advertiser Dave Johns has a…

Sun 18 Jun

£12.50

Dave Johns Tour

Dave Johns is one of the most respected and best-loved stand up comics working today. "Shifting from hilarity to uproar to genius in the blink of an eye" The Guardian "With his off beat and often off-the-cuff sense of fun on stage, Johns had the audience doubled over with laughter" Adelaide Advertiser Dave Johns has a…

Sun 18 Jun

Eli West

Well-known for his work with Cahalen Morrison, Tim O'Brien, Jayme Stone and more, the Seattle-based singer and multi-instrumentalist oozes understated talent. We recently witnessed both Martin Simpson and Richard Hawley utterly floored by his skill. Truly a sublime musician! Eli's recent debut solo album, The Both, sees…

Wed 17 May

Holy Moly & The Crackers

Gypsy folk-rock sextet from Newcastle.

Honeyblood

PPY & Northern Radar presents Honeyblood + Doe The Crescent, York Monday 24th April, 7.30pm. £10adv/£12otd More at http://www.pleasepleaseyou.com

Mon 24 Apr

Honeyblood

Glasgow-based grunge rock duo featuring Cat Myers on drums and Stina Tweeddale on guitar and vocals.

Mon 24 Apr

John Kearns And Lloyd Griffith Edinburgh WIP Show

JOHN KEARNS DOUBLE EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD WINNER 2013/2014 The most original, odd, off-beat and hilarious alternative comic to arise this decade, John Kearns is an act who has forged his own raggedy path all the way to success. Already renowned as a key part of the 'Weirdos' collective, John staked his claim for comedy…

Laetitia Sadier

Please Please You presents Lætitia Sadier (full band) The Crescent, York Saturday 15th April, 7.30pm. £10adv More at http://www.pleasepleaseyou.com

Laetitia Sadier

Solo show from the Stereolab frontwoman.

Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble

Former Stereolab vocalist Laetitia Sadier returns to York with her full band in tow. We saw most of this band at Indietracks in the rain in 2015 and they were great. Another New Year, and new shapes are forming - if only we are fortunate enough to notice them! As we spin through this world, we are witness to all manner of…

The Monochrome Set

Featuring original members Bid (Guitar/Vocals) and Andy Warren (bass) with John Paul Moran (keyboards) and Mike Urban, who was previously in the band in the early 90s, on drums, The Monochrome Set formed in 1978 and were heavily influential in the 'post-punk' scene that evolved after the initial scorched earth of punk.

The Monochrome Set

Post-punk pop outfit fronted by the enigmatic Bid who has reunited with original guitarist Lester Square and bassist Andy Warren.

Mostly Autumn

Prog rock band from Yorkshire who are also influenced by the folksier sounds of Fleetwood Mac and Fairport Convention.

Sat 1 Apr

Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

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

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…

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

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…

The Rifles

Leeds indie rockers with mod leanings.

Sat 20 May

Sam Brookes

Soulful Wiltshire-born singer-songwriter who trained as a gilder – so whatever he touches could, potentially, turn to gold.

Sun 7 May

Simon Joyner

Simon Joyner plus special guests live at Sneaky Pete's.

Wed 3 May

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

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…

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