Est. 2007 - York's original House Concert venue - celebrating 10 years, and over 350 artists

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"An awesome night..." [Newton Faulkner].

York's only original House Concert venue, celebrating 10 years, and over 350 artists from around the world through our doors.

The best venue to see artists and full bands up close.

"one of the top 10 venues for up & coming acts" BBC6 Music.

Relaxed vibe / bring your own drinks / great acoustics

For artists there's a full p.a., mixer, backline, and free accommodation.

Also, an acoustic rehearsal space by arrangement.

"A beacon of what music should be about."
[Kathryn Williams]

"Keep being amazing..." [Rae Morris]

"This is the coolest event we've ever played " [Kan Wakan]

"Fantastic... a packed house and a second to none jam to the wee hours and you've got one of the best shows of a very long tour! [Dan Mangan Band].

"It's not every week you get the opportunity to see your favourite artist playing in someone's living room! Claire and I had an amazing night at House Concerts York during the week (and we were lucky enough to get a seat right at the front).  Just an incredible experience."

Just a few miles outside of York, and now in our 10th year, over 350 artists have played in this tiny space - from solo performers to 6 piece full bands, from all parts of the world. They include Newton Faulkner, Rae Morris, Seafret, Skinny Living, Nick Harper, members of Snow Patrol & Razorlight, Kathryn Williams, Dan Mangan, Tom McRae, Jon Gomm, Dan Reed, The Woodentops, Jesca Hoop, Devon Sproule, Sean & Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek), Zoe Keating, to name just a few. Not a normal venue, more like a mix of the Radio One Live Lounge, and hearing every note as if you're sitting in the corner of the artist's recording studio.

All about us, and how to come along to a show...


Ben Kunder & Sarah MacDougall - Nov 2016

"we’re all glad we are part of that select group that not just like music but love it. Love it." read more...

More Reviews:

Newton Faulkner - 2012

Dan Mangan Band

Garrison Starr + P J Pacifico ~ Gin & Juice
(Snoop Dogg cover)

Rae Morris

Coming up

24th June 2017 - £12.50

Son of Town Hall & Mara Daniele

last few places

As Son of Town Hall, Santa Fe’s David Berkeley and London’s Ben Parker present themselves as a duo born of the high seas, where they travelled together on a raft, crafting harmonies and writing songs about wonder and woe. Their sound is light and plucky, purposely timeless yet anachronistic, a sort of aural steampunk.

Nothing short of stunning” - Lisa Schwartz, Director Philadelphia Folk Festival

Mara is a singer songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee who moved to London two years ago to study songwriting. Her style can be described as retro folk and she is greatly inspired by the '50s and '60s. It shines through in her music with her unique choice of lyrics and melody.

to be announced.

“It’s lovely stuff” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

“Might be the best debut CD of the year!” Roots Magazine 2016

Roots Magazine Editors Choice Album Of The Year 2016

Support act to be announced