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.

Mar 18 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm The Phoenix Inn
Harrogate’s Mike Westerman will be singing jazz classics backed by Laura Fox & Trevor King in the Mike Conliffe Quartet from 8.30pm tonight. Free entry
Mar 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Winning Post
Open Mic / JAMMING SESSIONS -EVERY MONDAY  FROM 8:30PM  – EVERYBODY WELCOME TO TAKE PART OR JUST WATCH LOCAL TALENT GETTING UP AND HAVING A GO! NOW HOSTED IN THE LOUNGE BAR. FREE ADMISSION
Mar 18 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm Grand Opera House York
The brand new 80’s Musical from the producers of the hit UK tour of Hairspray. This star cast is led by Joe McElderry (X Factor winner and star of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Neil McDermott (EastEnders, The Sound of Music), Kate Robbins(Spitting Image, Dinnerladies), Emily Tierney (Wicked, The Wizard of Oz); and former Sugababe star Amelle Berrabah, making her musical theatre debut. Take a trip ... Read more
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm The Fulford Arms
We are absolutely delighted to welcome back one of York’s brightest acoustic stars. Helen Chambers has been touring all over the place for the last few years, with barely any time to fit in a York date. Until now! This is her gleeful return to the York scene! Yorkshire-based singer/songwriter Helen Chambers has earned many a plaudit ... Read more
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm York Barbican
Mike & The Mechanics,who have sold over ten million records worldwide – announcetheir 2019nationwide ‘Looking Back Over My Shoulder Tour’. An epic run of 34 UK concerts in February/March/April, including the prestigious Royal Albert Hallnext year on April 1st, 2019. Mike + The Mechanics areGenesisfounding member Mike Rutherford(Guitar) – one of the UK’s most prolific ... Read more
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Fibbers: Live Music Venue
Internationally acclaimed pioneers of ‘Acid World Rock’ with their fresh approach to blues rock music, sometimes described as ‘laid back surfer dudes’ but with a real vibrancy, WILLE AND THE BANDITS have a reputation as one of the best global live acts around, Top 10 ‘must see’ listed by Glastonbury and Radio 1. ​”Wille is a suberb ... Read more
Mar 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm The Fossgate Social
Kicking off at 8pm, join us for a candle lit evening showcasing fantastic local talent. Simply enjoy the music and poetry or perform for a free drink.
Mar 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Spread Eagle, York
JAM NIGHT • ALL STYLES • ALL ABILITIES • ALL WELCOME! ? FREE PINT for performers! ? ★ PINTS from £2.50 ★ Doubles + Mixer from £4 ★ ★ 2 Bottles of Cider £6.50 ★ 3 for £7 on Premium Bottles ★ ★ 2 Bombs for £5.50 ★ 4 Corky’s for £5 ★ 5 Sambucas ... Read more
Mar 19 @ 8:00 pm The Maltings
Come and listen to some great folk music.
Mar 19 @ 9:00 pm Hole In The Wall
About Adam – Combining an eclectic mix of classic rock and acoustic covers with an astonishingly accomplished library of original material, the music essentially speaks for itself. With influences ranging from the gentle sounds of Pink Floyd and Barclay James Harvest, through to contemporary songsmiths such as Damien Rice and Newton Faulkner, Adam’s original material ... Read more
Mar 19 @ 9:00 pm Sotano
Open mic at Sotano. Free drink for every performer. Inquiries https://www.facebook.com/RubyTuesdaysSotanoYork/
Mar 19 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Golden Fleece
The wonderful These Jaded Streets playing tonight – Experienced musicians who individually have been entertaining in venues across Yorkshire for many years. A spin off of the great, late ‘Y Street Band’, their covers set is packed full of great tunes executed in their own funky style. There’s something for everyone to enjoy!
Mar 19 @ 9:00 pm Bootham Tavern
Our weekly Tunes and Trivia night, hosted by Me Thee & E . Me Thee & E will be playing some jazz tunes around a piano.  Evie sings pretty and Tom tries his best to play pretty.
Mar 20 @ 2:30 pm Grand Opera House York
The brand new 80’s Musical from the producers of the hit UK tour of Hairspray. This star cast is led by Joe McElderry (X Factor winner and star of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Neil McDermott (EastEnders, The Sound of Music), Kate Robbins(Spitting Image, Dinnerladies), Emily Tierney (Wicked, The Wizard of Oz); and former Sugababe star Amelle Berrabah, making her musical theatre debut. Take a trip ... Read more
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:15 pm Fibbers: Live Music Venue
After more than a decade of silence, USA’s Pist.On are returning to the fray. Last seen at Fibbs March 1997, it’s actually been 25 years since the bands inception and in that time there’s been a lot of pain, misery, anger and joy… Formed ’93, and releasing two albums; ‘Number One’ produced by Josh Silver ... Read more
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm Grand Opera House York
The brand new 80’s Musical from the producers of the hit UK tour of Hairspray. This star cast is led by Joe McElderry (X Factor winner and star of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Neil McDermott (EastEnders, The Sound of Music), Kate Robbins(Spitting Image, Dinnerladies), Emily Tierney (Wicked, The Wizard of Oz); and former Sugababe star Amelle Berrabah, making her musical theatre debut. Take a trip ... Read more
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm National Centre for Early Music
“Just You, Just Me”: A Concert of Duets, Celebrating a Century of Song Multi award winning vocalist, Jacqui Dankworth, is joined by acclaimed American pianist-vocalist, Charlie Wood for a unique concert of duets celebrating a century of song. Inspired by some of the great musical partnerships, such as Ray Charles & Betty Carter, Ella Fitzgerald ... Read more
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm The Fulford Arms
The Fulford Arms in association with Kojinmari Agency present…MASHA QRELLA Masha Qrella‘s first instrumental band projects MINA and CONTRIVA were the debut of this artist’s unique sound: oriented on dance and song, they set out to create Berlin‘s own version of postrock. In 2002 Masha released her first solo album LUCK. Qrella entered into several ... Read more
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Deramore Arms
Peter Wookie will be hosting the open mic in this lovely pub with a great atmosphere, right next to the University. All types of musicians are welcome – all styles, originals & covers. Free pint or the equivalent for each performer. Sign up early with Peter to avoid disappointment.
Mar 20 @ 8:30 pm The Habit
Open mic tonight at The Habit, 8.30 till 12, bar till 1am.
Mar 20 @ 8:30 pm The Phoenix Inn
Weekly jazz jam with a great resident band. James Lancaster on trumpet, Chris Moore on piano, Christian Topman & George Beastall on bass and Trevor King on drums. All ages and abilities welcome. Free
Mar 20 @ 9:00 pm Royal Oak York
Bill and Del will be performing an eclectic mix of Jazz and Blues. Both legendary musicians, perform an acoustic session with an intimate gathering in the front bar.   Always a popular night so arrive early to secure a seat.
Mar 20 @ 9:00 pm Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant
Kell Chambers is going to be hosting our weekly open mic night. Free drinks voucher for all performers – 3 of your best songs. Message Kell for more details or to book a slot. If you fancy changing your arm and showing up to play then feel free to do that too.
Mar 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Golden Fleece
Sam Oliver Howarth & Alex Golisti will be entertaining you tonight.
Mar 20 @ 10:00 pm The Drawing Board
Jam/Open Mic night hosted by Charlie Swainston. 10pm – 2:00am
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Cross Keys
Traditional Jazz every Thursday afternoon, 1.00pm – 3.30pm, Cross Keys pub, 32 Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1LQ, Tel 01904 700854 with local musicians; food available (a special jazz menu), free admission, free parking (register your car at the bar) dog friendly and child friendly. Forthcoming bands are: 28 Mar, Ron Burnett’s Mardi Grass Jazz Band 4 ... Read more
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Old White Swan York
Robin Pickford will be entertaining you with some great covers in the courtyard.
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Harkers
Free drink or food for performing!
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm Grand Opera House York
The brand new 80’s Musical from the producers of the hit UK tour of Hairspray. This star cast is led by Joe McElderry (X Factor winner and star of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Neil McDermott (EastEnders, The Sound of Music), Kate Robbins(Spitting Image, Dinnerladies), Emily Tierney (Wicked, The Wizard of Oz); and former Sugababe star Amelle Berrabah, making her musical theatre debut. Take a trip ... Read more
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mr P's Curious Tavern
The lovely Laura Ingram playing for our music night tonight!
Mar 21 @ 7:45 pm Black Swan
The Jenny Sturgeon Trio -Making an auspicious York debut, this Shetland-based singer writes songs rich with imagery, inspired by folklore, history and the natural world. “She brings together the old and new with a rare skill” said one review. Jenny also plays in the critically acclaimed alt-folk band Salt House, while in her own trio ... Read more
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 12:00 am Evil Eye
There’s no better place to be on a Thursday night.  Come watch, sing and play.  Hosted by Robert Loxley Hughes and his band with the ever changing name.  Guitars, Bass, Drums, Percussion all available. Come show us what you got!  
Mar 21 @ 8:30 pm The Habit
Interpretations of classic Ragtime, Blues and Jazz tunes and retro twists on contemporary songs.
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm Eagle & Child
Carioca Soul is a new project inspired by the music of Sergio Mendes Brasil 66. And a soulfmix of contemporary music.
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm Victoria Vaults
DC Blues from York UK play top class blues.
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Golden Ball
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
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Roman Baths
KicKBack are a band from Yorkshire, now starting their third year, formed from two members of the well-respected band The MiX, and a musician who returned from a successful career in Tasmania, all with a wealth of experience in the music industry. KicKBack comprise of lead guitar, bass, drums and vocals but! with the talents ... Read more
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 12:00 am Three Legged Mare
Yes it’s the fabulous Three Legged Mare Open Mic Night from 9pm till midnight. Three songs for a free pint: the same format as the original Open Mic first started in the Great Depression of the thirties (or at least when I was feeling depressed in my thirties)! Piano provided.
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Golden Fleece
The Takeover – Laura Ingram and Vicky Welsh will be entertaining you this evening.
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm The Edinburgh Arms
Join Turnpike Trust as they host this weeks Jam Night starting the night off with some classic R&B. Everyone is welcome to come up and have a go. It’s a 3 – 4 song slot all music genres are welcome. Everyone will get a turn, do not worry if you’re a drummer down or a bassist, ... Read more
Mar 21 @ 10:00 pm Sotano
Head over to the basement tonight for a late night DoItToIt session!  Tracks supplied from Upside Your Mind, expect classic, rare and beautiful Soul, Funk and Disco into the early hours.  House drinks from just £3.50!!!  Check out our sweet new artwork by Alex Revell Designs.
Mar 21 @ 10:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 2:00 am The Artful Dodger Bar
Born from the ashes of the hugely successful weekly clubnight Kung Fu! and relocated from the ledendary Duchess through the Drawing Board, comes a Rock, metal, punk, pop night of the LOUDER and LARGER variety. We are essentially going back to our roots and getting down and dirty with some of the biggest tunes heard ... Read more
Mar 21 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 4:00 am The Drawing Board
**YORK’S ONLY ROCK/METAL CLUB NIGHT OPEN UNTIL 4AM** **FREE SHOT ON ENTRY!! AND NUS DISCOUNT!** **NEW ‘DROP THE BOMB’ DRINKS MENU!!** **FRESH HAND STRETCHED PIZZAS AVAILABLE UNTIL 2AM** **PINTS OF BECKS NOW AVAILABLE IN CLUB ROOM!!** D-Void will be playing the best in rock and metal LOUD until 4am on the top floor. So come ... Read more
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Fibbers: Live Music Venue
Lee Scratch Perry (official) – one of the most enduring and original reggae artist/producers of all time. From the early ’60s as a singer and engineer for Coxsone Dodd’s Studio One in Kingston, through producing seminal Wailers classics ‘African Herbsman’ and ‘Soul Revolution’, Perry’s innovative style marks him as one of reggae’s original treasures. An undisputed pioneer, ... Read more
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm Grand Opera House York
The brand new 80’s Musical from the producers of the hit UK tour of Hairspray. This star cast is led by Joe McElderry (X Factor winner and star of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Neil McDermott (EastEnders, The Sound of Music), Kate Robbins(Spitting Image, Dinnerladies), Emily Tierney (Wicked, The Wizard of Oz); and former Sugababe star Amelle Berrabah, making her musical theatre debut. Take a trip ... Read more
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm The Fulford Arms
My Wonderful Daze – A local York band performing dark alt-rock noises along with intimidating female vocals. Band Members Flowers – Vocals Mr Jack Sparkle – Bass & backing vocals Eden – Lead Guitar Just Dan – Rhythm Guitar Josh Q6- Drums With support from: PUSH – Two star-crossed brothers churning out unrelenting sonic violence in ... Read more
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Victoria Vaults
Shoplifters Union Presents: THE VEDETTES – York-based indie rockers The Vedettes are no normal indie band. Not content to merely imitate those that came before, the quintet’s debut single ‘Silver’ is a mission statement of a band who tread their own path while the bands second single, ‘Better Than You’ displays their creativity and dedication ... Read more
Mar 22 @ 8:30 pm The Phoenix Inn
Jazz, blues, boogie and more from Karl Mullen on piano.
Mar 22 @ 8:30 pm The Nook
We feature plenty of fabulous local talent which we showcase on a Friday night in our Open Mic session, hosted by Simon Bolley. All performers get a free drink!
Mar 22 @ 9:00 pm Roman Bath
Branded by Fire are a York based covers band bringing you rock from all genres. Yorks premier Dad rock band Steve Willet – Vocals Andy Wardlow Lead guitar Martin Nelson – Drums John Bird – Bass/Vocals Andy Gibson – Keyboard/Guitar
Mar 22 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 23 @ 12:00 am Lendal Cellars
Jimbo Doomface with his electric mix of covernals. That’s a bunch of classic covers sung in his own inimitable style with a selection of high quality originals for your entertainment and pleasure.

 

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