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See also..
Live Music at the Black Swan Folk Club
Music at York Barbican
National Centre For Early Music
Stillingfleet Beer & Music Festival
Jazz York

Traditional Jazz - Various Bands Every Thursday
Cross Keys, 32 Tadcaster Road, York, Yo24 1lq
Traditional Jazz every Thursday afternoon, 1.00pm - 3.30pm. Cross Keys pub, 32 Tadcaster Road. York YO24 1LQ, Tel: 01904 700854. Free admission, admission and parking (register your car at the bar), dog and child friendly, food (a Jazz menu) available. Various local Jazz bands perform.
Soprano Helen Atkinson

Breaking Barriers In The Early Baroque
Friday 27 April 2018
St Helen Stonegate, York YO1 8QN
Musicke in the Ayre return to St Helen with their ever-popular programme built around rarely-heard pieces for 3 sopranos from 17th century Italy and France. Special even when first performed, many of these were written for what was probably the first professional all-women ensembles; some were actually written by the even rarer breed of women composers. This music marked a major milestone in the emergence of women as serious composers and performers. Sopranos Helen Atkinson, Carmel Edwards, Marie Lemaire will be accompanied by Din Ghani on archlute and baroque guitar.
Performance between 1.00 and 2.00pm; Entry is free, with an retiring collection.
York Unitarian Chapel

Last Fridays Lunchtime Concert
Friday 27 April 2018
York Unitarian Chapel At St Saviourgate YO1 8NQ
Stephen Raine, piano, plays Haydn, Handel, Chopin and Glass in concert at York Unitarian Chapel. £6/£4 concessions tickets on the door.

Vintage Dance Night
Saturday 28 April 2018
Huntington Working Men's Club, York YO32 9QS
York Vintage Dance Group are once again hosing a fabulous night of entertainment and dancing with live music from the 1930's, 40's 50's and modern retro, featuring the Rhythm Exchange Band, Vintage Vocalist - Hattie Bee and Rosie's Record Hop. Join everyone on Huntington Club's fantastic dance floor and dance to a wide range of favourite dances - from Jive, Lindy Hop, Swing, Rock & Roll Waltz, Social Ballroom, Strolls, Breakaway Blues, Square Tango, Barn dance Jive, Palais Stroll and Glide, and many more. Tickets are £10 each and available from 01904 594592 or Tina on 01904 765780. There is a full bar and plenty of parking onsite. Vintage Dress is encouraged. If you want to learn these dances, York Vintage Dance Group hold regular classes in York and Malton. Visit or email
Young Composers Award

NCEM Young Composers Award 2018
Thursday 10 May 2018
National Centre For Early Music
Hear music composed by the finalists of the 2018 NCEM Young Composers Award presented in association with BBC Radio 3 and featuring the award-winning virtuoso early music ensemble The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble.

This award is now in its 11th year and attracts young composers from across the UK. Finalists will work with composer Christopher Fox and The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble to prepare their pieces for this public performance. The winners will be announced on the night and the winning pieces will be performed by the group at Turner Sims, Southampton on Tuesday 30 October 2018. This concert will be recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Early Music Show.
Live Music

Rockabilly Special
Saturday 12 May 2018
The Huntington Wmc
Top rockabilly band the most popular in Europe, THE INFERNO`S. along with MIKE D AND THE DEE TONES will be playing live on stage for a great evening of authentic rockabilly music.
York Guildhall Orchestra

York Guildhall Orchestra - Shostakovich, Tchaikovs
Saturday 19 May 2018
York Barbican Centre
It will be a privilege to welcome this young man to play the Tchaikovsky concerto with us - he is a fabulous player and we are delighted to have secured his appearance and introduce him to a York audience.  The Tchaikovsky is a well-known stalwart of the violin concerto repertoire, but be assured, Jack will bring his own fresh interpretation. The Shostakovich is a favourite of the orchestra - great fun to play with splendid tunes. To finish the concert, we will perform Berlioz's semi-autobiographical programme work, the Symphonie Fantastique - which explores the tribulations of a young musician hopelessly in love.

The full programme is:
Shostakovich - Festive Overture
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto No.1
Berlioz - Symphonie  Fantastique

See also..
Live Music at the Black Swan Folk Club
Concerts at the University of York
Music at York Barbican
National Centre For Early Music
St Olave's Church

40th Anniversary Concert
Saturday 23 June 2018
St Olave's Church, Marygate, York
Our 40th Anniversary Gala Concert of sublime orchestral music is on 23rd June 2018 at 8pm. The concert is in St Olave’s Church, Marygate York and is in aid of the church. Expect a musical feast with fanfares, flowers and refreshments!
York Proms
Saturday 30 June 2018
Venue: Museum Gardens
The York Proms picnic concert returns to the Museum Gardens this summer following a tremendous response to the first year, in 2017. With some changes we are sure the audience will love, the York Proms Team are excited to present a flag-waving, rousing concert full of popular classics when the stunning, historic gardens is turned into an outdoor theatre for the day! Featuring local chart topping soprano, Rebecca Newman, as our guest soprano and international tenor Vasili Karpiak. Accompanying them will be an expanded version of Huddersfield's Austonley Brass and a 90-strong choir will be joining the line up - York's own Prima Choral Artists! Picnics are welcome but on site catering from some fabulous local suppliers will be available - including York Pie Company, Love Cheese, Cakes d'Licious, and Angelshare bar - and a fireworks finale will bring the evening's proceedings to a close shortly after dusk. Grab your flag, pack a picnic and join us for York's premier garden party! Tickets on sale now and sold out in advance of the event last year, so don't miss out! Book online, call the number or pop in to Visit York Visitor Information Centre. Tickets:
Rock N Roll Night
Saturday 21 July 2018
The Crescent Venue
Top rock n roll band THE RHYTHM ACES along with top rock n roll dj echoes of the past.. The crescent in York was the top venue in Yorkshire for many years for original rock n roll, and now it returns...

British Rock N Roll Night
Saturday 1 September 2018
The Huntington Wmc
Two bands that specialise in British rock n roll circa 1959/63 period. THE FIREBALLS and THE PORT TOWN ROCKERS. With top dj`s Edwardian al and ol`del boy.

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