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  •  Let's Go Baboon Presents MJ Hibbett and the Validators + Maggie8 + Holly Taymar

    Mj Hibbett & the Validators is their first show in York, MJ Hibbett & the Validators have performed live on Radio One, had a record of the year in Rolling Stone, an album of the day on 6Music, released one of the first ever viral videos (Hey Hey 48k), featured in an Edinburgh Fringe show and recorded a rock opera all while maintaining their independence from record labels."MJ Hibbett should be a national institution" Word magazineMaggie8Www.maggie8band.comMaggie8 are an indie folk band from Leeds. Their sound juxtaposes Eastern harmonies and western sensibilities....... (read more)

  • Birdman Rallies + Karl Culley + Bull

    Out of the band 'Tigerbomb', The Birdman Rallies was formed by four friends in the leafy suburbs of Harrogate, brought together by a common love of music with confusing rhythms, enchanting melodies, a sense of experiment and a soul; see Field music, the Flaming Lips, Animal Collective, Kate...... (read more)

  • Basement presents - Winter Isle + Special guests

    Break your heart atmospheric and instrumental rock music. On the 13th of December Winter Isle released 'Eilean', embodying noise and immersion in 7 tracks. It is a thing i can't wait to behold in a live environment.

  • York Music Scene presents Sola Virtus + guests

    Sola Virtus are ready at last. After 2 years gigging in and around Leeds, developing material and working out how best to utilise their five piece ensemble, ‘Change’, their new single is ready to be unleashed to the world.But where so many bands today preach their thoughts to us from the stage Sola Virtus...... (read more)

  • Atomic Raygun + The Patron Saints

    Atomic Raygun are a rock & roll band…...a hard trash surf garage dance music rock’n roll band.The band came together in late 2013 following a collaboration between two former members of the The Bomb Circle from Bradford and some of York's most experienced itinerant musicians. The result was...... (read more)

  • Let's Go Baboon & PPY presents Shield Patterns + Kites Of San Quentin

    The newly formed project of Claire Brentnall and Richard Knox; Shield Patterns has always shown a sophistication beyond its age, with first single 'The Rule' (Gizeh) gathering attention for it's blend of minimalism, fragility and warmth. After retiring to the wilderness and isolation of...... (read more)

  • Please Please You Presents Liz Green (band) + Woodpigeon (solo) + Alisia Casper

    Two years since she recorded her debut album 'O Devotion' at Toerag Records, seven years since she won the Emerging Talent Award at Glastonbury Festival and most crucially, two years since she last came to York to play for us, Liz is back, with a new album due on April 14th. The first offering...... (read more)

Screaming Tarts Presents Blair Dunlop + support

Wednesday 21 May: Screaming Tarts Presents Blair Dunlop + support

"An outstanding debut"Simon Mayo (BBC Radio 2)"The British folk scene has produced a series of impressive dynasties, and this looks like the start of yet another" (The Guardian)"A vital bridge between...... (read more)