The Crescent

The Crescent
8 The Crescent, York, YO24 1AW

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The 5:15`s Present All Day And All Of The Night

An all day event celebrating music and style featuring DJs and live bands. Headline DJ Andy Lewis in the main room along with Dekka Hamer (Dekkas Roots Room and Flipside) and Brian Walker (Bangarang) 3 live bands, The 5:15`s, The Blueprints and The Chessmen also in the main room There was a time DJs running the…

Big Thief

Indie-rock outfit from Brooklyn, comprising of Adrianne Lenker, Buck Meek, James Krivchenia and Max Oleartchik.

Mon 6 Feb

Blackbeards Tea Party

Voted best band at last year's Cropredy Convention, and named THE band to see at Glastonbury by the Huffington Post, 2014 also saw Blackbeard's Tea Party make a huge impact at festivals as diverse as Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Costa Del Folk in Spain, and the Rainforest World Music Festival in Borneo. With this growing…

Mon 27 Mar

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.

Blown Out

Newcastle space-rockers Blown Out have a new album coming out in March on heavy psych/rock label Riot Season (Shit & Shine, Bag Guys, Acid Mothers Temple etc etc), we've only heard a couple of tracks but it sounds fantastic. Expect lots of heavy spaced-out riffage with the added bonus of Soma Crew in support, Fuzz on…

Wed 15 Mar

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Coquette Burlesque & Cabaret Club

An evening of burlesque & cabaret in the heart of York.

Don Letts (dj Set)

Ouroboros presents Don Letts The Crescent, York Saturday 18th February, 7.30pm-12.30am. £10adv/£12otd

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

Her Name Is Calla

Celebrating a decade together this year, Her name is Calla could hardly be considered an overnight success. Always difficult to pigeon hole, the band sit somewhere between light and shade. Post-rock and folk. Heart break and apocalypse. This difficulty to label has been a blessing and burden for the band. On one hand…

Sun 12 Feb

Holy Moly & The Crackers

Gypsy folk-rock sextet from Newcastle.

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Young Bristolian rockers IDLES visit York as part of a massive UK headline tour celebrating the release of their debut album Brutalism. Tickets on sale now. Bio: IDLES met as a quintet at the death of the indie scene in Bristol and began making visceral and sometimes unlistenable post-punk to a growing crowd. They began…

Mon 27 Mar


Josie Long: Something Better

The politically astute Sidcup-born comedian, who took part in the Channel 4 show Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls as part of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign, waxes lyrical about optimism, hopefulness and the giddy joys of surrounding yourself with people you can look up to.

Laetitia Sadier

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

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…

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Mandolin Orange

North Carolina alt.bluegrass youngsters.

Wed 1 Feb

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip. How does one define them? They don't. Allow me to explain; Three very different individuals just "doing what we do", it's a joyous experience which will make you sing along, dance, laugh, and very possibly toss straws all over the place!. It's an incredibly daft, joyful and sometimes poignant…

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.

Sat 27 May

The Monochrome Set

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

The Ramonas

Excellent all Female Ramones tribute that's great fun. Support from Leeds Garage rock/pop Nervous Twitch and Clash City Rockers playing first Clash album.

Fri 24 Mar

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The Ramonas: Tribute To The Ramones

The four-piece outfit play songs from the iconic New York band's back catalogue.

The Rifles (acoustic)

VMS Live present THE RIFLES (ACOUSTIC) Plus Support The Crescent, York Saturday 20th May, 7.30pm More at

The Rifles

Leeds indie rockers with mod leanings.

Sat 20 May

Roddy Woomble

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

Sun 12 Mar

Roddy Woomble (Idlewild)

Having toured the world as frontman of Scottish Indie giants, Idlewild, acclaimed songwriter Roddy Woomble recently toured UK in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of this debut solo album, My Secret Is My Silence. Growing up between America, France and the UK, and lived in Glasgow and New York City, Roddy now lives…

Sun 12 Mar

Shake the Dust

Eclectic electronica – think Balearic, breaks, disco, dubstep, drum'n'bass, house, techno and trance.

Fri 17 Feb


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