The Crescent

The Crescent
8 The Crescent, York, YO24 1AW
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Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO

Indie psychedelic rock and experimental noise collective from Japan, led by the guitarist Kawabata Makoto.

Bill Ryder-Jones

The alt rock singer-songwriter from Warrington.

Blue Rose Code

Celtic ballads from Edinburgh born singer-songwriter Ross Wilson.

BMX Bandits

Veteran whimsical indie popsters.

Sun 20 Aug


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: Get Up Stand Up

Stand up and improv from Dave Johns.

Sun 18 Jun


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

Dave Johns Tour plus Special Guests

Award winning comedian Dave Johns will be appearing at The Crescent Community Venue with his Tour hot off the back of the film' I Daniel Blake '.

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

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…


Please Please You & Bad Paintings presents GospelbeacH + Miranda Lee Richards The Crescent, York Saturday 26th August, 7.30pm. £8adv More at

Sat 26 Aug

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

Hayseed Dixie

Theres always a Hell of a howdown when these boys roll through town!

Wed 19 Jul

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

Hurray For The Riff Raff

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

Justin Townes Earle

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

Karl Blau

The indie-rock and folk musician who is based in Anacortes, Washington, brings his songs to the stages of the United KIngdom.

Sat 19 Aug

Lucy Spraggan

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

Tue 3 Oct

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.

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.

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…

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra

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

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…

Tom Stade

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

Thu 14 Sep

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…

Urban Voodoo Machine

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

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