About Cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Music news and reviews

CD review: The Deslondes, The Deslondes (New West) ****

The Sixteen. Picture: Molinavisuals

Festival focus on...Harry Christophers, director Of The Sixteen, who present Flight Of Angels at the 2015 York Early Music Festival tomorrow

Early Opera Company director Christian Curnyn

Review: York Early Music Festival, Early Opera Company, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, July 5

Only two questions for...London Handel Players' harpsichord player Laurence Cummings

Review: York Early Music Festival, Taverner Choir & Players, The Quire, York Minster, July 4

Early Opera Company director Christian Curnyn

Just A Quickie with...Christian Curnyn, director of the Early Opera Company

Five hours of the Grateful Dead for the last time via satellite on Monday at City Screen, York

Kymberley Kennedy, heading for York's Little Festival of Live Music

York's Little Festival of Live Music will support York Mind in September

Bryan Josh of Mostly Autumn

York band Mostly Autumn release concert version of killer concept album

Béla Perencz as The Dutchman, left, Mats Almgren as Daland and Alwyn Mellor as Senta. Picture by Robert Workman

Review: Opera North in The Flying Dutchman, Leeds Town Hall and on tour

Review: York Symphony Orchestra/Jamieson; Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York

Paul Heaton at Dalby Forest. Picture by Mike Cowling for Forestry Commission

Review: Heaton and Abbott more beautiful than the south at Dalby Forest

York Symphony Orchestra's summer concert on Sunday

Tom Odell at Dalby Forest. Picture by David Harrison

Review: Tom Odell, Forest Live, Dalby Forest, Thursday

David Tudor as Art Garfunkel and Dean Elliott as Paul Simon

Review: The Simon & Garfunkel Story, Grand Opera House, York, Wednesday

The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

Review: The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain, Grand Opera House, York, June 17

CD review: Meg Baird, Don’t Weigh Down The Light (Wichita Records) ***

CD review: Robin Gibb, Saved by the Bell, The Collected Works 1968–1970 (Reprise) ****

Andreas Staier

York Early Music Festival brings entente cordiale to Anglo-French musical relations

Sarah Cracknell

CD review: Sarah Cracknell, Red Kite (Cherry Red Records) ****

Woody Woodmansey’s Holy Holy play David Bowie's The Man Who Sold The World at The Welly, Hull, tonight

Marc Almond: "badly kept secret special guest"

Review: Woody Woodmansey’s Holy Holy, Leeds O2 Academy, Sunday

Sarah Cracknell

Sarah Cracknell's sound of summer at Leeds City Varieties

Sarah Cracknell

Saint Etienne's Sarah Cracknell takes solo journey to find pastoral pleasures

David Tudor as Art Garfunkel and Dean Elliott as Paul Simon

The hair apparent: David Tudor on the high art of playing Garfunkel in a tribute show

Saxophonist Alan Barnes

Alan Barnes and David Newton play jazz duets at York Festival of Ideas on Friday

Duran Duran

Duran Duran to release 14th studio album in September and play Leeds in November

Yorkshire Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Alexander Conway

Yorkshire Philharmonic Orchestra marks Summer Solstice with debut concert

Hands & Voices, the York singing and signing choir

Accessible Arts & Media celebrates 33 years in York with birthday concert

Rakesh Chaurasia

Tickets to win for Indian classical music summer solstice festival at Left Bank, Leeds

CD review: Heath Common, Encounters With Light, Heath Common (Hi 4 Head Records) ****

Bellowhead to head their separate ways

Bellowhead call time after "11 amazing years" with shows in Pocklington and Harrogate

Duke Special

Acts announced for Musicport festival of world music at Whitby

Elvis Costello, solo in Harrogate

Review: Elvis Costello, Detour, Harrogate International Centre, June 6

Festival chat leads Canadian troubadour Ron Sexsmith to play Pocklington show

Rapping poet Dizraeli

Slam-winning rapper Dizraeli's gig at secret York location

Elvis Costello solo in Harrogate

Elvis takes a Detour to Harrogate for solo show

Lord Huron

Lord Huron take their Strange Trails to Leeds Brudenell Social Club tonight

Emmanuel Vass, the flying pianist

Emmanuel Vass plays York concert as he pursues top spot in the classical charts

The Slow Show

The Slow Show make haste across Pennines to play Games Room tonight

CD review: The Vaccines, English Graffiti (Columbia) ****

Emmylou Harris

CD review: Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell,The Traveling Kind (Nonesuch) ****

Cinerama's David Gedge, second from left, and fellow members of his other band, The Wedding Present

CD review: Cinerama, Valentina (Scopitones) ****

Melody Gardot

CD review: Melody Gardot, Currency Of Man (Decca Records) ****

Will Young in concert at Dalby Forest, near Pickering, in June 2012. Picture by David Harrison

Will Young to open his Love Revolution autumn tour in York

Review: The Ebor Singers, National Centre for Early Music, York, May 30

York Swings Against Cancer

Review: York Swings Against Cancer, Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York, Sunday

Polly Perry of Polly And The Billets Doux

Polly And The Billets Doux return to The Basement at City Screen

The Seagulls

The Seagulls, Major Tom’s Social, The Ginnel, Harrogate, June 11

Jackie Oates Band, Selby Town Hall, June 5

Jackie Oates Band, Selby Town Hall, June 5

Keep in touch with local news

Sign up for email alerts

Most read stories

  • 1

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

Research local amenities