MUSIC ARCHIVE

Previous Music Nights at the Old Parcels Office

Music Night Archive

Hillbilly VEGAS 28th Jan

Hillbilly VEGAS 28th Jan

Sun 28th Jan 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £14
Scarborough debut for this acclaimed band from Oklahoma.
Hillbilly Vegas is a Southern Rock Country band from Oklahoma. They have toured all over North America, been viewed 100’s of thousands of times all of the world, and performed at every major bike rally in America.

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Salt House 15th March

Salt House 15th March

SOLD OUT
Friday 15th March 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £15
Scarborough debut for this acclaimed Scottish band.
Salt House have been a mainstay of the folk scene for a decade. New songs that sound as if they’ve always been here. Ancient ballads woken up. Songs strong rooted in place, people and their shared love of the natural world.

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Alice Howe and Freebo 27th April

Alice Howe and Freebo 27th April

Saturday 27th April 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £14
Scarborough debut for this superb duo.
In 2016 Alice Howe from Boston, Massachusetts attended the Folk Alliance Conferencem where she met Freebo, Bonnie Raitt’s bassist for over a decade. Alice had found her ideal collaborator and they have worked and toured together ever since.

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Deep Dark Woods (Solo) 17th May

Deep Dark Woods (Solo) 17th May

Friday 17th May
7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £14
Scarborough debut for the leader of the award winning band, The Deep Dark Woods.
Boldt is the lead singer and songwriter in The Deep Dark Woods, crafting beautiful, intimate songs that are steeped in traditions found in places like English folk music, country blues, and 60s R&B.

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CELTARABIA  2nd Nov

CELTARABIA 2nd Nov

2nd Nov 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £14 Festival favourites Celtarabia play high energy music for dancing.  
The band guarantee a great night out. As Mojo described  it – from  ‘Erect medievalism to tribal dervish’. The band are consummate musicians and showmen ‘Expect to dance!’

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ELIZABETH & JAMESON 1st Dec

ELIZABETH & JAMESON 1st Dec

Friday 1st Dec 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £14
Hannah Elizabeth and Griff Jameson have joined forces to create an acoustic folk-roots sound which encompasses both their individual musical backgrounds. Hannah’s influences are firmly planted in traditional folk-roots, whilst in contrast Griff has formed his musical reputation within folk pop/rock genres.

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LYNNE HANSON 13th Oct

LYNNE HANSON 13th Oct

13th Oct 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £15
Lynne Hanson is an Ottawa-based, Americana songwriter known for her high energy roots guitar driven live performances with an authenticity that’s as entertaining as it is disarming.

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CARTER SAMSON & AMELIA WHITE 21 June

CARTER SAMSON & AMELIA WHITE 21 June

Oklahoma meets Nashville. Carter & Amelia have both toured here extensively in the past – here they join forces to visit UK for the first time as a double bill of contrasting, top quality music. Old Parcels Office Artspace 21 June 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £14

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Sara Petite Band 15 July

Sara Petite Band 15 July

Sara Petite is a gritty Pollyanna, Minnie Pearl type Bruce Springsteen rocker with an Outlaw-Classic Country style. Raised in a Tulip farming town in Washington she resides in San Diego, CA. A gifted singer-songwriter who possesses the unique ability to reach the hearts and souls of fans young and old. Old Parcels Office Artspace 15 July 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £14

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Gaelforce 25 March

Gaelforce 25 March

Rock music and traditional Celtic music beautifully combined, Gaelforce put on a great live show. Winners of the introducing stage on January 2023 by public vote at the Great British Folk Festival in front of a crowd of over 2,000.
Highly recommended. Old Parcels Office Artspace 25th March 2023 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £12

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Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz 20 May

Eric Brace & Thomm Jutz 20 May

Eric Brace &Thomm Jutz. Whether it’s Jutz’s flatpicking or the plucking of a banjo we have music that creates space to enthrall. Old Parcels Office Artspace 20 May 7.30pm doors 7pm. Tickets £14

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Brennen Leigh 27th Jan

Brennen Leigh 27th Jan

Brennen Leigh is an American songwriter, guitar player, mandolin player and singer whose to-the-point storytelling style has elevated her to cult icon status in Europe, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Support from Mackie. Old Parcels Office Artspace 27th January 2023 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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The Cold Stares 25 June

The Cold Stares 25 June

The Cold Stares are a hard rocking, story based brand of rock and roll that is sung from the soul. Support Jordan Dennis. Old parcels Office Artspace 25th June 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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Stillhouse Junkies 24 June

Stillhouse Junkies 24 June

The Stillhouse Junkies – Stillhouse Junkies play a delirious, head-spinning mixture of original roots, blues, funk, swing, and bluegrass music. 24th June 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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The Blow-ins 9 July

The Blow-ins 9 July

The Blow-ins (Bridget and Phil with Celtic harp, guitar and voices) will be playing music and songs to evoke a sense of place. 9 July (2pm till 4pm) free event.

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The Jake Leg Jug Band 23 July

The Jake Leg Jug Band 23 July

The Jake Leg Jug Band bring you the authentic sounds of 1920’s and 30’s America – Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Ragtime – and put their own twist on it. Songs of murder, betrayal, gambling, liquor and redemption.

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Sarah Petite Band 9th Sept 2022

Sarah Petite Band 9th Sept 2022

Sara Petite is a gritty Pollyanna, Minnie Pearl type Bruce Springsteen rocker with an Outlaw-Classic Country style. Old parcels Office Artspace 9th September 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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An Evening with Nathan Bell 20th Sept 2022

An Evening with Nathan Bell 20th Sept 2022

Welcome return to Scarborough for one of the best singer songwriters and guitarists around. Award winning performing songwriter, Nathan Bell, the subject of a 2020 Documentary short film “I Don’t Do This For Love” was a best-of selection for Americana UK in 2016, 2017, and 2018 including Best Male Artist of 2017. Old parcels Office Artspace 20th September 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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Jeffery Straker & Malcolm MacWatt 4th Nov 2022

Jeffery Straker & Malcolm MacWatt 4th Nov 2022

Singer-songwriter pianist Jeffery Straker grew up taking piano lessons in a small farming town on the Canadian prairies, and has gone on to perform over 100 shows per year across Canada, Europe and Latin America. His music sits at the intersection of contemporary singer-songwriter, folk and roots genres with critical comparisons being drawn to the likes of Harry Chapin, Kris Kristofferson, & Billy Joel. Old Parcels Office Artspace 4th November 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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The Blow-ins 27th March & 23rd April

The Blow-ins 27th March & 23rd April

The Blow-ins make gentle acoustic music with Celtic harp, guitar and voices. A musical journey with the Blow-ins goes from ancient love songs to contemporary protest with quiet humour and powerful emotion.
27 March & 23 April (2pm & 3pm) free event.

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The Lauren Housley Band 6 Nov

The Lauren Housley Band 6 Nov

A welcome return to Scarborough for the roots influenced, soulful singer from South Yorkshire Lauren Housley.
Recently added to the Radio 2 playlist and a a new album, ‘ Girl from the North’ just released to rave reviews it promises to be a night to remember.
Support from the amazing Banjo Jen.

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Music at the OPO 2022

Music at the OPO 2022

Music at the OPO. The Old Parcels Office Artspace are proud to present a programme of four concerts for 2022 featuring; The Mastersons, Callaghan, Lynne Hanson and the Stillhouse Junkies.

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Callaghan 4 march

Callaghan 4 march

Callaghan – Callaghan delivers stunning vocals which earns frequent comparison to artists like Sarah McLachlan and Emmylou Harris. 4th March 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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Lynne Hanson 8 April

Lynne Hanson 8 April

Lynne Hanson – Hanson’s brand of “porch music with a little red dirt” can turn on a dime from a sunshine, blue sky ballad to a full-on thunderstorm of gritty Americana swamp from one song to the next. 8th April 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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The Mastersons 7 May 2022

The Mastersons 7 May 2022

Husband and wife duo Chris Masterson and Eleanor Whitmore. “Beautifully catchy harmonies and a happy blend of Americana, roots, country and even pop. These two are a match made in heaven” – Glide Magazine

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The Remedy Club 7 Sept 2021- SOLD OUT

The Remedy Club 7 Sept 2021- SOLD OUT

Scarborough’s exciting new Arts Centre hosts a great night of roots music with local artist Phil Hooley Music music opening up before the The Remedy Club take the stage. 7 Sept 7pm(doors) – SOLD OUT

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