York | Fibbers


Legendary local venue, Fibbers gives you the chance to catch the best international, national and local music acts before they hit the big time.



Over 20 years and more than 11,000 bands and Fibbers has become one of the longest running and best loved live music venues in the country. Starting life as a dive bar, the venue moved to a shiny new home in 2014 and has seen bigger and better acts take centre stage. An eclectic list of previous headliners contains everyone from Coldplay to Charlotte Church, so you’re bound to find something to entertain you.

Getting there

Located in the heart of York, it’s no problem getting to or from a Fibbers’ gig. If you want to check out who’s playing at Fibbers after you land? It’s a 1 hour car drive or 1 hour and 30-minute train ride from Leeds Bradford International Airport.

Travelling by car in the city centre


There are plenty of car park options close to Fibbers, but be sure to check out closing times so you don’t miss the end of the show.

Getting around by bus


With a number of routes heading through the city, hopping on a bus to Fibbers is a great option.

York Railway Station


Just around the corner from York railway station, Fibbers is a quick 5-minute walk when you get off the train.

Top tip

Need to make travel plans or want to work out what you’re doing before and after a gig? Bear in mind that doors generally open at 7.30pm and there’s a curfew at 10.30pm.

Flame grilled burgers

Eating and drinking

Fancy a drink or something to eat before the band plays? Here’s our top picks close to the venue.

Head next door to Fibbers for authentic Bavarian beer hall décor and Europe’s finest beers at Stein Bier Keller.

A few minutes away you’ll find Gibson’s which offers flame-grilled burgers, sandwiches and BBQ dishes in a buzzing bar atmosphere.

Looking for a hotel in York?

We've got plenty of hotels in York to choose from. Premier Inn Blossom Street North and Premier Inn Blossom Street South are both in the city centre and a five-minute walk from York train station. Our York North hotel is about a mile from the city centre, with easy access to the A19, A64 and the businesses in and around Clifton. To be within striking distance of the York Designer Outlet, or to get to the A1(M) quickly, Premier Inn York South West is the ideal place to stay. Premier Inn York North West puts you 3-4 miles from the train station and is close to handy road connections.