Now On Sale: Joanne Shaw Taylor, Saxon & Russell Kane -

Now On Sale: Joanne Shaw Taylor, Saxon & Russell Kane

10 Feb 2022

Joanne Shaw Taylor | York Barbican

Electrifying blues-rock, heavy metal legends and award-winning comedy – Take a look at our latest shows now on sale.

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Award-winning blues guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor has announced a limited run of live dates this spring, including York Barbican on 24 Apr 2022.

Joanne will perform songs from her latest critically acclaimed album, “The Blues Album”, which topped Billboard Magazine’s Official Blues Album Chart and voted #1 Most Played Blues Album of 2021 by the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association.

Joanne will also dig deep into her rich back catalogue where she will hand-pick songs from her albums “Reckless Heart”, “Wild”, “The Dirty Truth”, “Almost Always Never”, “Diamonds in the Dirt”, and “White Sugar”.

Find tickets for Joanne Shaw Taylor on 24 Apr 2022


The British heavy metal legends tour their upcoming new album ‘Carpe Diem’ across the UK this autumn with special guests Diamond Head.

The tour will visit 14 venues across the country including York Barbican on 23 Nov 2022.

Despite a career that has spanned 44 years with over 15 million albums sold, including four top 10 UK albums, and has played to hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, Saxon is revving up for one of their busiest years yet.

Find tickets for Saxon on 23 Nov 2022

Russell Kane: The Essex Variant!

Comedian Russell Kane brings his latest live show to York on 14 Dec 2022, featuring hilarious takes on the two years we’ve just gone through.

Hailed as The Guardian's Number 1 comedy performance to come out of 2020, his new high-octane show brings nuclear-energy belly laughs and pants-wetting observations which prove laughter is the best medicine.

Find Tickets for Russell Kane: The Essex Variant! On 14 Dec 2022

Discover more shows heading to York Barbican by visiting our What’s On guide