James and The Ultrasounds at The Fulford Arms

Word had it that there was a band coming from the States to play at a small but perfectly formed venue in York. We sent one of our photographers to investigate. Hailing all the way from Memphis Tennessee, James and The Ultrasounds played to an enthusiastic and appreciative crowd at the Fulford Arms. First to warm the crowd up was the very lively local band called Triangle Triangle Triangle. Next to perform (and what a performance) was another York band the Snakerattlers, who were playing their home venue. These guys were venomous! And last (and by no means least) were the headliners, the very polished and popular band, James and The Ultrasounds.

Once again, The Fulford Arms came up trumps by putting on a truly memorable gig.

Photos by Andy Argyle
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8 York punk bands you need in your life

There are a lot of great bands in York. Every night of the week showcases a different talent, from the DIY scenes of The Fulford Arms and The Crescent to the main stage at Fibbers. However, the city has been particularly affluent in terms of producing punk music, with many groups from all over the punk spectrum playing regularly in the city. Here are some of our favourites. Continue reading “8 York punk bands you need in your life”