List of Famous Bands from York

List of York bands, listed by their level of fame. This York musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous York bands are included, as well as many York musicians of underground status. This list of York musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous York bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Live and Elliot Minor are included on this list along with many more.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from York?" or "What is a list of York bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}

  • Live
    Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Throwing Copper, The Distance to Here, Lightning Crashes, V, Mental Jewelry
    Live is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, composed of Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer, Chad Gracey, and Chris Shinn. Live's original lead singer Ed Kowalczyk left the band in November ...more
  • Elliot Minor
    Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
    • Albums: Elliot Minor, Solaris, Solaris Acoustic, iTunes Live: London Festival '08, Jacky Jules
    Elliot Minor are a rock band from York, England. The group consists of Alex Davies, Ed Minton, Dan Hetherton and Ed Hetherton.
  • The Smoke
    Pop music, Psychedelic pop
    • Albums: My Friend Jack / We Can Take It, The Best of Sugar Man, The Smoke, It's Smoke Time, My Friend Jack
    The Smoke was an English pop group from York. Their biggest hit was "My Friend Jack". They consisted of Mick Rowley, Mal Luker, "Zeke" Lund and Geoff Gill. Lund went on to be a sound engineer for ...more
  • Trevor Watts

    Trevor Watts

    • Albums: Dynamics of the Impromptu
    Trevor Charles Watts (born 26 February 1939 in York) is an English jazz and free-improvising alto and soprano saxophonist. He is largely self-taught, having taken up the cornet at age 12 then ...more
  • Martie Maguire
    Blue-eyed soul, Folk music, Country rock
    Martha "Martie" Elenor Erwin (before Maguire; born October 12, 1969) is an American musician who is a founding member of both the female alternative country band Dixie Chicks and country bluegrass ...more
  • Ed Kowalczyk
    Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Hard rock
    • Albums: The Flood and the Mercy, The Garden EP, Alive, In Concert - Sydney 2014: A 20th Anniversary Celebration of Throwing Copper
    Edward Joel Kowalczyk (born July 16, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and a founding member of the band Live. After leaving Live in 2009, he launched a solo career. His first album, ...more