Since 2013, we have been putting out content on our website celebrating the music and arts scene in York and further afield. I’m pleased today then to introduce our podcast which gives us a way to do that even more! Continue reading “The York Calling Podcast – Episode 1”
Last weekend saw the return of Slam Dunk Festival to Leeds. You can check out our full review here, but here are some bonus photos for you! Continue reading “Slam Dunk 2018 – bonus photoset”
We headed down to Slam Dunk Festival in Leeds last weekend, with this being our third visit to the festival in a row now. Whilst, it wasn’t quite our writer’s favourite trip there, we did have a great time, with the festival once again producing a fantastic line-up that we simply couldn’t keep ourselves away from. Continue reading “Slam Dunk festival 2018”
In yet another amazing lineup announcement, Slam Dunk Festival are pleased to reveal the details of this year’s acoustic stage where Speak Low If You Speak Love, Four Year Strong Presents: Some Of You Will Like This, Some of You Won’t, Rob Lynch, Luke Rainsford, PVMNTS, Selfish Things and Cave Town will all be making hotly tipped unplugged appearances at Leeds, Hatfield and Birmingham all over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Continue reading “Slam Dunk Festival announces Acoustic Stage”
Showing no signs of slowing down, Slam Dunk Festival have unveiled even more names for the almighty alternative extravaganza. Emo-rock heartthrobs The Audition, ska masters Reel … Continue reading Slam Dunk Festival 2018 – More Line-up Announcements!
One of 2017’s most guarded secrets can now be revealed… Slam Dunk Festival will have not one, but two major headline artists! Pop Punk titans Good Charlotte will be joining the previously announced emo-rock legends Jimmy Eat World. Their co-headline performance is set to be a defining moment for the festival as it marks the Slam Dunk Festival debut of both showstopping artists. Continue reading “Slam Dunk 2018 Line-up Annoucement”
Announcing the new Fireball UK partnership earlier this year, Slam Dunk Festival 2017 are pleased to reveal the complete line-up for the Fireball Stage. Continue reading “Slam Dunk Festival – Fireball Stage”
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”
It’s a testament to us Yorkshire folk that, when in 2016 the world seemed to be going mad around us, we’ve just got on with things. It’s been a good year for music and culture in York and beyond this year, and we’ve had a privilege of covering a heck of a lot of it. Head Writer Jane Howkins and Editor in Chief Graeme Smith run down their highlights.
Continue reading “York Calling’s 2016”