Conveniently located just a 3-4 minute walk from our front doors, Hotel 53 is in the ideal spot for a relaxing stay following an evening at The York Barbican.

We’ve listed below just a few of the fantastic shows coming up this year, or click here to be redirected to the York Barbican website for more information. 




Saturday 25th March – X Factor Winner Sam Bailey in Concert
‘Sing My Heart Out’ Tour Hot off the back of her portrayal of Mama Morton in the critically-acclaimed musical Chicago, X Factor winner Sam Bailey returns to the stage with her very own live show.


Wednesday 29th March – Amy Macdonald in Concert
Amy Macdonald announces her first UK tour in 4 years, playing a run of 13 dates opening in Bristol and closing in Aberdeen in March and April 2017. The tour will take in cities including Birmingham, Manchester, London and Dublin.



Wednesday 12th April – Purple Rain – A Celebration Of Prince
This full 8 piece live band delivers a non-stop, hit packed show spanning more than two hours! Complete with backing singer, horn section, keys and of course Jimi Love as the unsurpassed Prince..

Wednesday 19th April- The Wizard of Oz
Next April, follow the Yellow Brick Road to York Barbican for an amazing spring pantomime version of The Wizard of Oz, staring Ashley and Pudsey as Dorothy and Toto!

Saturday 29th April – Rule The World, Take That Tribute
RULE THE WORLD are a fantastic tribute show to Take That. The band, Dan Maines, Matt Hall and Gabriel Keogh are highly trained professionals who have been touring Europe for over 7 years. This show is vibrant, entertaining and a must see for all fans of “Take That” and “Rule The World” who have built up their own followers!



Thursday 4th May – Gino’s Italian Escape – LIVE
Fresh from a hugely successful fourth series of Gino’s Italian Escape on ITV, Gino D’Acampo is taking his passion and flair for Italian cookery to live audiences in May 2017

Saturday 13th May – York Guildhall Orchestra
In the final concert of the season, YGO shall present a ‘Proms’ style event with lots of the kind of music one would expect, including the Fantasia on British Sea Songs arranged by Sir Henry Wood, Pomp and Circumstance, Jerusalem and Rule Britannia.

Tuesday 23rd May – An Audience with Ian Waite & Natalie Lowe
An audience with Strictly Come Dancing’s favourite couple.



Friday 9th June – Kevin and Karen Dance – The Live Tour 2017
Strictly sweethearts Kevin and Karen Clifton tour the UK for the very first time with their sensational new live show – a sultry, hip-swinging journey through the Waltz, Cha Cha, Fox Trot, Tango and Salsa. It’s a high-energy performance filled with sassy tunes, heart-pounding choreography and sparkling costumes.



Thursday 12th October – NEW ANNOUNCEMENT – Russell Brand
In RE:BIRTH, Russell Brand wrestles with these questions while unravelling the matrix of modern media, politics, fatherhood and death. Join one of comedy’s fiercest talents as he tries to make sense of life having just made a new one.











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