On Thursday, folk singer Alice Jones joined the The Black Swan Folk Club to play an intimate show in The Black Swan’s unique upstairs concert room. Joining her on the night were Stan Graham, Judith Hasswell, Phil Cerny and Ian Pybus. We got some photos of the action. Continue reading “Alice Jones at The Black Swan Inn”
On Thursday, folk due Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith set up shop at The Black Swan Inn as part of their spring tour promoting second album Night Hours. The duo played alongside a number of supports. We headed down and got some photos of the action. Continue reading “Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith at The Black Swan Inn”
York is an extremely musical city, with lots of gigs taking place across the week – whether they’re by major label bands in the middle of a UK tour, or local bands who regularly play in the city. Because of this, we decided that it was time to take a closer look at some of the venues that have helped bring fans and bands together in recent years. Continue reading “7 Venues Making Noise in York”
On Saturday, The Black Swan Inn played host to York’s very first Girl Power festival, celebrating women in music as part of York’s International Women’s Day festivities. The event was put on by York’s Little Festival of Live Music organiser, Ellen Cole, and was a fundraiser for Kyra, a local women’s charity. Continue reading “Girl Power Mini-fest at The Black Swan Inn”
The first of its kind in York, this Saturday will see six of Yorkshire’s finest female folk and acoustic musicians come together to perform as part of York’s Little Festival of Live Music’s highly anticipated Girl Power Mini-Fest at the Black Swan Inn. Continue reading “York’s Little Festival of Live Music”
As the weather begins to slowly warm up, and with festivals announcing new line-ups weekly and releasing tickets for sale, it’s time to plan your 2017 summer of music. This year we are lucky to have a wide selection of festivals in the York and Leeds area and celebrating a wide range of musical tastes. Continue reading “3 Festival annoucements to shake off the Winter blues”
York-based company, Procter Goblins, are taking their sophomore theatrical effort to a number of public houses within York city centre, bringing this new and dynamic immersive experience to a variety of people.