SASH Fundraiser at The Fleeting Arms

On Friday, Blueskies gathered together a fine selection of electric and acoustic acts from York and nearby to play their socks off for SASH, a charity for the prevention of youth homelessness. Included on the bill wereRachel Skelton – Singer, Tom McKenzie – Music, Dale Spencer, Harrison Rimmer, Suzy Bradley and jazz guitar player, Cornelius. We snapped a few pics of the night. Continue reading “SASH Fundraiser at The Fleeting Arms”


Recently, we talked to Graham, the managing director of Blueskies. Blueskies is an artist management service based in York. It aims to pick up amateur musicians with talent, give them paid gigs and a push towards becoming able to promote themselves, and make a living out of their music.

They run open mics every Sunday at The Mount, Tuesday at the Spread Eagle, and alternate Thursdays at Monroe’s with a few other events thrown in at various times in the year. These are mostly acoustic. Sat in the quiet comfort of the Walnut Tree, we got to know a little more about how he helps promote musicians in York. Continue reading “Blueskies”