City Screen Basement Bar

York's Live Music, Comedy and Arts Events Venue

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  •  Please Please You Presents This Is The Kit + Special Guests

    “Absolutely gorgeous, like an aural bath with the warm water lapping over you” — Cerys Matthews, BBC 6musicThis Is The Kit is the much beloved musical project of Kate Stables, born in England and based in Paris, though the heart of their musical community remains in Bristol, UK. Kate sings, plays guitar, banjo, trumpet and percussion, while a cast of carefully hand-plucked friends deliver guitar strums, banjo plucks, hushed horns and electronic textures that sit beneath Stables’ easy, earnest lilt. Her long time collaborator and regular live companion Jesse Vernon produced the album and contributes...... (read more)

  • YPS Cafe Scientifique

    The Yorkshire Philosophical Society is pleased to support the ongoing activities of Cafe Scientifique in York.Café Scientifique is a place where, a cup of coffee or a glass of wine in your hand, you can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Meetings take place in cafes, bars,...... (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)

  • Wolfen Ep Launch + Special Guests

    Having played gigs and festivals over the last two years as member of York electro stalwarts Grinny Grandad, Wolfen now brings his own brand of distorted horror synth sounds and drumstorm beats to The Basement for the launch of his new EP 'We Are Stealth'. An aggressive, angry cut'n'paste...... (read more)

  • Down By The River Variety Show

    The Down by the River Variety show presents a night of music, magic, comedy, and Burlesque Acts to be announced shortly

  • BettaKultcha

    Bettakultcha is a night of presentations about people's passions. We invite the public to come and speak on any subject they like, the only rules are:1.20 slides2.15 seconds each slide3.NO SALES PITCHESThe format makes for an eclectic mix of talks, covering every subject from science to cooking,...... (read more)

Basement Open Mic Night

Saturday 27 December: 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)