Selby Town Hall
What's On
Wednesday 4 Sep 20247:30pm Book Now

Jake Vaadeland is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from Saskatchewan, Canada. His traditional sound and unique style could be defined as a blend of bluegrass and 50s rockabilly, with Jake also specializing on guitar and banjo in addition to his impressive vocals. Jake strives to write and play with a focus on storytelling and messages that he hopes his audience can relate to, all packaged in foot stomping, high energy performances with The Sturgeon River Boys

Thursday 19 Sep 20247:30pm Book Now

Guy Chambers is one of the UK’s most successful living songwriters having worked with artists and writers including Tina Turner, Kyle Minogue, Scissor Sisters, Diana Ross, Tom Jones, James Blunt, Rufus Wainwright, Mark Ronson and many more.

Thursday 26 Sep 20248:00pm Book Now

Talent spotted by BBC Radio‘s Bob Harris with the release of her breakthrough album, “Belmont” in 2008, Keating has been growing in stature and reputation, having released 11 critically acclaimed studio albums drawing formidable comparisons to artists including Lucinda Williams, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt and John Prine along the way.

Thursday 3 Oct 20247:30pm Book Now

Whirl back in time with The Korgis as they take you on a musical and audio/visual journey though the songs and bands that influenced them.

They will be putting their own unique spin on songs by The Beatles, The Beach Boys, the sublime harmony of Simon and Garfunkel, the wry humour of 10cc, the quirkiness of Buggles, the creativity of Peter Gabriel and of course, songs of peace and hope from The Korgis.

Saturday 19 Oct 20247:30pm Book Now (Sold Out)

This intimate evening of old favourites and songs from her acclaimed new album, Jude The Unsinkable, sees Judie Tzuke perform a set of beautiful crafted songs highlighting her status

as one of the UK’s most acclaimed and respected singer/songwriters.

Judie will be joined by T.I.G.Y, comprising of Bailey Tzuke and Matt Racher who will open for Judie as well as accompany her during her set alongside her long time guitarist Chaz

Thorogood and friends.

Judie Tzuke is one of the UK's finest Singer/Songwriters and is known all over the world for her timeless song, 'Stay With Me Till Dawn', with many top 10 albums, including the revered classic, 'Welcome to the Cruise' and her exquisite live shows. Judie will be showing once again what an extraordinary artist she is!

Thursday 24 Oct 20247:30pm Book Now

This magnetic bond still holds after more than 50 years of attempted escapes. Still loved for their total in-yer-face originality, the contrast between the dead pan humour of Barrett and mad onstage antics of Otway are hilarious to watch.  John’s lyrical genius and Willy’s outstanding musicianship (he seems to play almost every stringed instrument known to man, plus a few hybrids of his own making!)

Friday 1 Nov 20248:00pm Book Now

Multi instrumentalist Guy Davis is a two-time, back-to-back Grammy nominee for Best Traditional Blues, musician, actor, author, songwriter, so much more that just a bluesman, a troubadour of the folk tradition, and a master of his craft.

Wednesday 20 Nov 20248:00pm Book Now

Award-winning folk singer songwriter, flautist and multiple CFMA Traditional Singer of the Year nominee Allison Lupton hails from rural Ontario, Canada where her love for music took root. She is joined on stage by Canadian and US Grand National fiddle champion Shane Cook and CFMA Solo Instrumental Artist of the Year and Canadian Grand Master Step Dance champion Kyle Waymouth.

Friday 22 Nov 20247:30pm Book Now (On sale 10am, July 29th)

Ralph McTell and Dave Pegg have been friends for more than 50 years. They have played on each others albums, performed at each others concerts and have shared family life's ups and downs.

This is the first time that they will play as a duo.

Join them for an evening of songs and stories from a lifetime on the road.

Friday 29 Nov 20248:00pm Book Now

Eleanor McEvoy was born on Dublin’s northside. After college, she pursued a career as a session musician in Dublin, collaborating with a multitude of artists and groups including U2, Sinead O’Connor, Midge Ure and Mary Black

She got her first big break in 1992 as the composer, producer and co-performer (with Mary Black) of "A Woman's Heart”, the title track for the best-selling Irish album in Irish history. The song continuously makes appearances on screen, most recently in 2019 in the award-winning TV show “Derry Girls”.

Her song “Sophie” was described by David Smith in The Guardian as “an anthem that is touching, inspiring and consoling thousands of anorexic girls around the world” It is used internationally in treatment centres to treat patients with eating disorders.

Her sixteenth album “Gimme Some Wine” received enthusiastic acclaim on its release, featuring co-writes with legendary Irish songwriter Paul Brady and  UK-based Dave Rotheray of The Beautiful South.

Friday 6 Dec 20248:00pm Book Now

The Bluebells enjoyed a whirlwind  career spanning the early 1980’s with a  recording output including three U.K. hit singles. “I’m Falling”, “Cath” and “Young at Heart” made with a procession of producers including Elvis Costello who became a mentor and teacher to the band. Guitarist and ex-fanzine publisher Robert Hodgens (aka Bobby Bluebell) wrote instantly memorable classics  in collaboration with the two McCluskey Brothers who completed the Bluebells’ essential troika and Kenneth McCluskey sang them in a likably unaffected voice, making every track count.

Thursday 12 Dec 20247:30pm Book Now

2024 will mark the 60th anniversary of The Animals self-titled debut album. The band exploded on to the scene in the sixties with their classic versions of Boom Boom, Around and Around, and The Right Time.

This year will also be the 60th anniversary of the single The House of The Rising Sun, a seminal crossover hit that changed popular music forever. The Animals And Friends features the original drummer and founding member of The Animals, John Steel, plus Danny Handley on guitar and lead vocal, Barney Williams on keys (Milltown Brothers), and Norman Helm (Jerry Donahue) on bass.

With over 20 global top ten hits, expect a fantastic show of pure classics including We Gotta Get Out of This Place, Baby Let Me Take You Home and more. Come and join the boys for an evening of fantastic rhythm ‘n blues and celebrate the amazing career of the living legend John Steel.

Saturday 21 Dec 20247:00pm Book Now

Join one of the world’s greatest brass bands, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band, for an evening of festive favourites in the magnificent surroundings of Selby Abbey.

The South Elmsall Village Brass Band can be traced back to humble beginnings in 1884; adopted by the local Frickley Colliery in 1905, it has gone on become one of Britain’s most successful ever brass bands and a jewel in the crown of Yorkshire’s musical heritage.

During its long and impressive history, Carlton Main has competed and triumphed at many of the most prestigious competitions and is currently one of the top ranked bands in the world. Most notably, the band has held the titles of European Champions, National Champions, British Open Champions, Granada TV Band of the Year, BBC Best of Brass Champions, Spring Festival Grand Shield Champions and British Open Quartet Champions.

Carlton Main have been consistently ranked among the top 10 brass bands in the world. They have made regular appearances on the BBC’s flagship programme Songs of Praise, performed with the world renowned Rambert Dance Company and toured Europe with the Gary Clarke Company's National Theatre Award Winning COAL. In 2018 the band headlined ITV’s charity fundraiser The Real Full Monty while 2022 saw them join the National Theatre to perform the musical adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's famous The Caucasian Chalk Circle with an incredible cast of over 150 people.

Saturday 1 Feb 20257:30pm Book Now

Alice Armstrong is a singer-songwriter and entertainer from the UK, gaining traction like a runaway train on the British live music scene.  Known for her impressive vocal range, unconventional lyrics and enigmatic stage presence, Alice’s music busts the seams of traditional genres, creating a heady amalgamation of blues, soul, funk, rock, pop and country.

Thursday 13 Feb 20257:30pm Book Now

Keith James is a long standing, well-respected and inventive concert performer who specialises in playing intimate, carefully researched biographic style concerts of those he has studied and revered as writers over the years.

He weaves the story of Cat Stevens’ life from his early pop career, life threatening illness and spiritual journey around a performance of his beautifully crafted and memorable songs.

Friday 14 Feb 20257:30pm Book Now

Nick van Eede formed Cutting Crew in 1985 and within two years this Grammy nominated, Anglo-Canadian band had scored multiple worldwide hits including of course, their 1987 USA number one, the timeless, majestic “(I Just) Died in Your Arms”. The song has earned countless prestigious awards including 7 million radio plays in the USA alone!

Saturday 22 Feb 20257:30pm Book Now

Harriet’s sell-out show, Trying To Get The Feeling Again, sees her performing intimate interpretations of her favourite sounds of the 70s, including hits by The Carpenters, Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, Carole King, Barry Manilow, Christopher Cross and

more, interlaced with her nostalgic original material.

Friday 14 Mar 20257:30pm Book Now

A heartfelt tribute to the legendary George Harrison, capturing the spirit and musical genius of the iconic Beatles guitarist and solo artist. This captivating show takes audiences on a journey through Harrison's prolific career, from his early days with The Beatles to his groundbreaking solo work and collaborations.

Friday 21 Mar 20258:00pm Book Now

Laurence Jones, the multi-award-winning guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter born in Liverpool released his 8th studio album ‘Bad Luck & The Blues’ which charted at #1 in The Official Jazz & Blues Charts in The UK. Hailed "The future of the blues" as Classic Rock Magazine aptly puts it! With his impressive prize cabinet of awards and a place in the British Blues Hall Of Fame, he's one of the UK's greatest guitarists.