On 18 November 2013, I registered the domain name York Calling with the intention of creating a vibrant blog covering the York music and arts scene. Admittedly, the first iteration of York Calling wasn’t much to look at and it wasn’t until late 2014 that my project really came to life. Continue reading “Playlist: 5 Years of York Calling”
Last Sunday, The Bell & Crown Snaith held its latest acoustic night with the feature artist being York legend Boss Caine. Joining him on the night were Roy Kibbler, Fiona Lee and Ken Barras. We headed down to get some photos.
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On Friday, the first night of Snaithfest arrived at The Bell & Crown, Snaith. Four local acts took to the stage including Moon, Birds & Beasts, The Wedlocks and friend of York Calling, Fiona Lee. We headed down to get some photos of the action. Continue reading “Snaithfest at The Bell & Crown”
On Sunday, London’s Patch & The Giant closed Selby Arts Festival in style at River Mills Ballroom. The newly-refurbished venue in the heart of Selby proved to be the perfect venue for the festival’s closing party, and the night featured a slew of talented artists, including Fiona Lee and a solo set from Nick Edward Harris. Continue reading “Patch & The Giant at River Mills Ballroom”
Your time is precious and sometimes money is tight, so we understand that it’s not always possible to get out and see local bands in action. However, there is plenty of fine recorded music from artists in York and beyond available right now. We run down seven of the best tracks we’ve heard. Continue reading “7 Tracks from Yorkshire that Should Be in Your Playlist”