City Screen Basement Bar

York's Live Music, Comedy and Arts Events Venue

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  •  Down By The River Variety Show

    The Down by the River Variety show presents a night of music, magic, comedy, and BurlesqueStaringGeorgia HoneyEddie FrenchEmily RowanHenry RabyIan Lea

  • NA Music Presents Jen Armstrong + Two Reasons Why + Lion Papers

    Born in a village home to more sheep than people, Jen Armstrong didn't have the most competitive of starts. This gave her a shock when, moving to Leeds to study a degree in pop music she realised that actually, she wasn't the only person who could write songs and sing them well. Luckily, she...... (read more)

  • Dr Sketchy's - Anti Art School

    -Doors: 7.30pm. We will be starting promptly at 7.45 (but feel free to arrive later, but be aware you will miss some poses)-£8 on the door, £7 advance tickets (via City Screen Website) or with valid student ID.-Paper, pencils, drawing boards and some other materials (charcoal, paint, and...... (read more)

  • Basement Sessions Presents Pusher + Special Guests

    Phasing into life with an eerie-yet-enticing energy, this is a track that’ll captivate you from the get-go. Distinctive vocals resound with a haunting grandeur – reminiscent of Joy Division or Echo And The Bunnymen, and you’ll find no complaints of that here.Layers of chiming guitars mix, entwine, and...... (read more)

  • Please Please You Presents Mick Turner (Dirty Three) + Mike Noga (The Drones)

    We're hosting a York show with Mick whilst he's over for ATP's Jabberwocky party, a couple of shows supporting Neutral Milk Hotel and prior to his European tour with Kurt Vile & The Violators.Dirty Three guitarist Mick Turner began a solo career in 1997 with the release of Tren Phantasma,...... (read more)

  • NA Music Presents Matt Sheenan + Special Guests

    Matt Sheehan is an artist from the heart of Birmingham, but hold your judgement for a moment; his music is a far cry from anything else produced within the city right now. So let’s ignore the buzz simmering around Swim Deep and the hype surrounding Jaws – it’s time for ‘Finding My Feet‘.Opening track...... (read more)

  • Wozzon Comedy Store

    "Wozzon Comedy Store is an evening of stand-up comedy presenting you with fresh new acts from across the UK. Come and laugh until your funny bone falls off in a lively, comfortable atmosphere that makes life a tad more bearable.In aid of We are Macmillan. Cancer Support.

Basement Open Mic Night

Saturday 27 September: Basement Open Mic Night

'Promoting original music and art through York’s impeccable talent’A new monthly Open Mic Night to showcase those with the creative buzz. For any kind of performer- poetry, comedy, musings, music,...... (read more)