The Crescent

The Crescent
8 The Crescent, York, YO24 1AW

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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


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


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


Dave Johns Tour With Special Guests

Dave Johns is one of the most respected and best-loved stand up comics working today. Playing at The Crescent, an intimate 200 seated venue with great beer prices. "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…

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.


PPY & Northern Radar presents Honeyblood The Crescent, York Monday 24th April, 7.30pm. £10adv/£12otd More at

Mon 24 Apr


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

Mon 24 Apr


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


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

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…

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.

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

All-female Ramones tribute act.

Fri 24 Mar

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

The Wytches

Brighton-based alt.rock trio.

Tue 28 Feb

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