7 Venues Making Noise in York

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”

3 Festival annoucements to shake off the Winter blues

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 Folk Weekend at The Black Swan

York’s acoustic music jamboree, the City of York Folk Weekend, is ready to roll! This year’s free festival takes place from 5 to 7 June across an outdoor marquee stage and three rooms of music-making indoors. With concerts, a ceilidh, sessions, singarounds, workshops, themed events and more, there should be something to suit all tastes.

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Daisy Woolett at The Black Swan Inn

On Monday, young folk/pop singer-songwriter Daisy Woollett delighted The Black Swan audience with her angelic vocals, sweet lyrics, a ukulele and guitar. With the promise of free cake and fairy lights, the stage was set for a charming event to showcase Daisy’s work so far and to launch herself and her own brand of ‘crazy in love’ songs.

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