Events

Hopefully, everything on this site’s bang up to date and 100% accurate.  All the events have come from bands, promoters, landlords, public events on Facebook and websites.  So if anything is missing or wrong please let us know.

If you are making a special trip for an event, please check with the venue that the event has not been changed or cancelled before setting off.  In York though if a gig is cancelled there will probably be another great one just down the road.

Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm The Botanist
Award winning songwriter Jess Gardham has been a stalwart of the York music scene for a number of years. Having toured, the UK, Europe and the US and supported the likes of Kathyrn Williams, KT Tunstall, Martin Simpson, Tony Joe White (and billed with the magic numbers and the Shires) to name a few there ... Read more
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Valhalla York
Alternative/Rock styles most welcome here due to the nature of the bar! Hosted by Kelly Ann Bolland. 3 songs gets you a free drink. Guitar and Mic provided. It’s only a small bar so it won’t be hard to find Kelly to get your name on the list. *please check with venue/organiser to check for any ... Read more
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Maltings
An engaging and energetic performer Chris plays a vital mix of classic Dylan, hip Americana, alt rock and vibrant folk tunes. A respected musician and songwriter known for his original work with Mostly Autumn, Fish and Heather Findlay.  Chris now fronts crossover progressive rock band Halo Blind and plays acoustic versions from his compelling catalogue at his solo shows. 
Oct 14 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm The Habit
Hosted by Dan Webster Join us for an informal acoustic session every Monday at 8.30pm start – bring your (acoustic) instruments. There is no PA – this is a relaxed ‘sing a song and pass on the guitar’ style night! All types of music welcome – traditional, original and contemporary. And of course it’s free – ... Read more
Oct 14 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm The Golden Ball
Every Monday night the best York has to offer rock up for a real ale cabaret! The Golden Ball Open Mic is known as York’s most eclectic open mic with a pint for every performer, and lots of variety for the audience. We promise an awesome evening of entertainment, hosted by the lovely Dave Jarman, ... Read more
Oct 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Golden Fleece
Open mic at The Golden Fleece tonight. Free pint for every performer and a pound off pints all night. Hosted by Anthony Bandeira Falkenburg‎ & Sam Oliver Howarth 
Oct 14 @ 9:30 pm The Snickleway Inn
The ‘Phil’, as the choir is affectionately known, plays a significant part in the rich musical fabric of York. The choir loves to sing, and the passion, commitment, and continuity that has sustained since it was founded in 1925 is very much in evidence today. The story of the choir has been beautifully documented in the book Sound ... Read more
Oct 14 @ 11:00 pm – Oct 15 @ 2:00 am Drawing Board
Si will be performing covers from 1950’s  to present. “Take on me” Ah ha “Bad Moon Rising” CCR “Halelujah” Jeff Buckley “Satisfaction” The Rolling Stones “Hotel California” Eagales + Many many more
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Spark:York CIC
An open stage event where acts are filmed and recorded live, and posted online on the ‘AudioPlants’ channel. We have some very special guest for the first week: local artist Kitty VR and Charlie Swainston. There are still slots available please contact music@samoliveruk.com for details.
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:50 pm Grand Opera House York
Cheer on Hugh Jackman, lust after Zac Efron and hiss Rebecca Ferguson as you experience The Greatest Showman in the greatest way possible – with lyrics on the screen so you can join in as loud as you want. Why go and see it? You, the audience, will rewrite the stars as you sing-a-long to the smash hit musical film, The ... Read more