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With actor/singer Ronnie Cox at Folk Alliance 2013 discussing James Dickey. Cox was the guitarist in Deliverance scene who played Dueling Banjos and was in the Beverly Hills Cop films with Eddie Murphy.
Ali Tonn of the Country Music Museum in Nashville, our hero, Danna Strong of the Americana Festival & Conference, and Rolling Stone’s David Fricke backstage at Sid’s career retrospective Sat Sept 11, 2010 at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The legendary Roky Erickson talks over the Thirteenth Floor Elevators back catalog with Sid at SxSW in Austin, March 2010.
Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman, Sid Griffin, and Little Jewford discuss religion at London’s Jazz Cafe, Sept. 2009.
Sid Griffin with the great Dr. Richard Brown at Bill Monroe Mandolin Camp,
Sept 2009, Owensboro, Ky
Sid with the legendary George Huffman back in Kentucky, summer 2007.
Two BBC TV producers, the Coal Porters and
Whisperin’ Bob Harris grin for the cameras, July 2008
Lindisfarne’s legendary Rod Clements picks with Sid at the Ireby Festival in Cumbria, Feb 2008
Sid stands in quiet awe next to legendary bluegrass mandolinist/virtuoso singer Bobby Osborne at the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, Ky, Sept. 14, 2008. Photo: James Wheatley
Academy Award winning actress Emma Thompson joins the Coal Porters onstage Nov 30, 2006. Realising he is next to Neil Bob and not Miss Thompson our own Sid Griffin holds up a plastic fork in protest
L.A. Dodgers fan Steve Wynn, Sid Griffin, the legendary Willie Nile and Dixie Bee Liner leader Buddy Woodward celebrate Sid’s 2003 campaign for the Mayor of New York City in Manhattan in May of that year at the Rockefeller Centre
BBC DJ, percussionist, humorist and all-round nice guy Mark Radcliffe begs Sid Griffin to sing yet another song live on the air (January 2006)
A banjo player, British violin prodigy Esther Mae and Sid perform in Madrid, April 2006
Mr. Handsome, mandolin virtuoso/music scholar Mike Compton and EuroDisney musician/comedian Percy Copley yuk it up at SoreFingers Bluegrass School, April 2006
John Porteous, Brian Wilson, Dennis Diken of the Smithereens and Sid Griffin (1989)
West Coast super group Crosby, Griffin & Nash reunite (Feb 2005)
Sid, drummer D.J. Fontana, legendary guitarist Scotty Moore in Scotland smile at end of a wonderful UK tour (1993)
Sid, promoter Nigel Young’s son and Lemonhead leader Evan Dando backstage (the night Eric Cantona kicked that heckler in the stands in 1995)
Sid with Billy Bragg at the new ultra-modern home Billy purchased near
Nairn, Scotland (1996) Photo: Kate St John
Sid sitting in with Roger McGuinn in Birmingham at Ronnie Scott’s (1997)
Pat McGarvey, Sid, the multi-talented Bob Neuwirth perform an encore in Berlin (1997)
Sid playing lead guitar for ex-Green On Red hero Chris Cacavas in Germany (1998)
Nils Lofgren n’ Sid after Sid opened for Nils in Lowestoft (1999)
Western Electric on a hilltop w/ Amy Rigby & Dr. Phil Dennison,
her physiotherapist (2000)
Western Electric perform with Amy Rigby for BBC Scotland at The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen (2000)
Sid with Kate St John at a charity performance – Jazz Cafe (2001)
Sid backstage at Toronto’s Bluesfest giving a free mandolin lesson to a promising youngster called Chris Hillman (2004)
Sid at the 2005 Sore Fingers Bluegrass School mandolin class taught by Tim O’Brien (2005)
Mandolin virtuoso Tim O’Brien on the left and Mr. Handsome on the right. Tim is clearly a member of the Royal Society of Nice Guys.Photo: Sue Pomeroy
Sid Griffin at Sore Fingers Week April 2004 learning bluegrass mandolin from the legendary Roland White, the ex-Kentucky Colonel mandolinist and a terrific person as well. Photo: Sue Pomeroy