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

Hattie Briggs - 13 May - 6 places left

Son of Town Hall - 25 June -

13th May 2017 - £12.50

Hattie Briggs & Ned Roberts

On 1st January 2017 Hattie was nominated Best Female Artist of 2016 by Fatea - alongside Kate Rusby and Kelly Oliver and her second album, "Young Runaway" was nominated Best Album of 2016 by Laurel Canyon Music.

NED ROBERTS is a hotly-tipped, London-based folk musician, who has drawn comparisons with the likes of Tim Hardin, Nick Drake and Leonard Cohen. With a timeless quality to his sound, a poetic turn of phrase, excellent musicianship and a perfectly judged vocal sensibility, his songs sit comfortably amongst the classics of the Laurel Canyon era. His eponymous debut (2014) brought him to the attention to the UK media, with plays on BBC 6 Music (Lauren Laverne, Gideon Coe) BBC Radio 2 (Huey Morgan, Jo Whiley) as well as BBC Radio Scotland. The album also received outstanding reviews in the national press, including rave reviews in Guardian and Uncut magazine.

24th June 2017 - £12.50

Son of Town Hall + support

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

Support act to be announced

14th October 2017

tickets go on sale later in the year

“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