Tour Dates

NOTE: all gigs are performances by The Coal Porters UNLESS it specifically says “Sid Griffin”.


22nd May (Friday) – Fareham, Hampshire
The Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 7DR
ph: 01329 223100
Doors 7:15pm
The Coal Porters are onstage 8pm
Tickets £11, £12

23rd May (Saturday) – New Milton, Hampshire
Forest Arts Centre, Old Milton Road, New Milton, Hampshire BH25 6DS
ph: 01425 612393

5th June (Friday) – Manchester – Sid Griffin solo
Band on the Wall, Manchester
25 Swan Street, The Northern Quarter, Manchester, Greater Manchester M4 5JZ
Tickets £10 advance –
Doors 7:00pm Sid SOLO onstage 9:30pm, then joined by ex-Morrissey bassist Jonny Bridgwood

6th June (Saturday) – Swansea – Sid Griffin solo
The Chattery, Swansea
59 Uplands Crescent, Swansea, Mid Glamorgan, SA2 0EZ
Tickets: £10 –
Doors: 7:30pm Sid SOLO onstage 9:30pm, then joined by ex-Morrissey bassist Jonny Bridgwood

12th June (Friday) – Southend-On-Sea, Essex – Sid Griffin solo
The Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend-On-Sea, Essex, SS1 IAJ
Doors: 8:00pm
Tickets: FREE Entry (a hat will be passed for Mr. Griffin’s son’s school fees)

19th June (Friday) – London – Sid Griffin solo
The Betsey Trotwood
56 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3BL
020 72534285
Tickets, £8
Sid SOLO onstage 9:30pm, then joined by ex-Morrissey bassist Jonny Bridgwood

21st June (Sunday) – Bath – Sid Griffin solo
The American Museum in Britain, Claverton Moor, Bath, BA2 7BD
+44 (0) 1225 460503
Show starts at 2pm for one hour
No P.A., Sid really is totally acoustic!

27th June (Saturday) – Leigh-On-Sea Festival, Essex
Leigh Library Gardens, Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2DA
onstage 4pm (tbc) for more information or contact Tony Prior via

4th of July! (Saturday) – Camden Town, London
The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town, London, NW1 7AN
ph. 020 7485 9899
tickets £12
onstage 8pm & 10pm

6th July (Monday) – The Greys, Brighton

9th July (Thursday) – Putney, London
The Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Rd Putney, London SW15 1EU
ph: 020 8780 9383
Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door
Opening act is The Porchlight Smokers

10th July (Friday) – Chester
Alexander’s Chester, 2, Rufus Court, Chester, CH1 2JW
Tickets £10
Doors open 8pm
Coal Porters onstage 10pm sharp
Tel No. 01244 340005

11th July (Saturday) – Leamington Spa
A private party
onstage 9pm
(if you can find it…c’mon in!)

12th July (Sunday) – Bristol Americana Festival
Americana Festival, St. George’s Hall, Bristol, Great George Street (off Park Street) BS1 5RR
Ph: 0117 929 4929
Box Office: 0845 4024001

18th July (Saturday) – Wanstead Park, East London
Music In Wanstead Park 2015 Festival, Wanstead Park, East London, E11
Adults £10, Concessions £5, under 4’s FREE
A local community event organised by the Aldersbrook Families Association.
Event takes pace 2pm to 9pm – The Coal Porters are onstage at 6:30pm for 45 minutes.

24th July (Friday) – Saltaire (near Bradford)
The Live Room at Saltaire
The Caroline Club, Caroline Street, Shipley BD18 3JZ
£12 standard £10 Caroline Club members
Phone: 01274 594021

25th July (Saturday) – Reedham Beer Festival, Norfolk
Reedham Village Hall and Playing Fields Norfolk NR13 3HL
Coal Porters onstage 5pm (TBC)

26th July (Sunday) – Queens Park, London
Queens Park bandstand
Queens Park, London NW6 bordering NW10
FREE to the public
Coal Porters onstage 3pm & 4pm
curfew at 5pm

29th August (Saturday) – SolFest – Cumbria
Tarnished Farm, Tarns nr. Aspatria, Solway coast, Cumbria CA7 4NQ
Drystone Stage
The Coal Porters perform 6pm.

4th September (Friday) – County Durham
Sedgefield Folk Club, County Durham

5th September (Saturday) – Fife, Scotland TBC
Fife Village Hall

6th September (Sunday) – Glasgow, Scotland
Sounds In The Suburbs
Woodend Lawn Bowling & Tennis Club, 30 Chamberlain Road, Jordanhill, Glasgow G13 1QG
Tel: 0141 959 1428

8th September (Tuesday) – Edinburgh, Scotland
Leith Folk Club Victoria Park House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
221 Ferry Road Edinburgh EH6 4NN
tickets: 07502 024852

12th September (Saturday) – Bedford
East West Promotions
The Ent Shed, 118 Castle Road, Bedford MK40 3QY
£10 Advance £12 Door
Doors 7.45 p.m.

13th September (Sunday) – Winchester
The Railway Inn
3 St. Pauls Hill, Winchester SO22 5AE
Telephone: 01962 867795

24th September (Thursday) – Baston (near Peterborough)
The Barn, Main Street Baston (near Peterborough) PE6 9PA
tickets: £10
Showtime 8pm & 9:15pm…

26th September (Saturday) – Hastings, England
The Stade Open Space (outdoor venue but covered performance area)
Rock-A-Nore Road, Hastings Old Town, TN34 3FJ
FREE entry
The Coal Porters onstage 7:30pm

2nd October (Friday) – Allenheads, Hexham
Allen Valleys Festival
Allenheads, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47
festival mobile: 07769 672557

3rd October (Saturday) – Helmsley Arts Centre tbc
Helmsley, N. Yorks

10th October (Saturday) – A Wedding
The Coal Porters perform at dinnertime at the wedding reception of a dear friend.

15th October – Camden School for Girls Benefit

13th November (Friday!) – Scunthorpe
Cafe Indiependent, 169-173 High Street, Scunthorpe DN15 6EH
Phone:01724 847523
Tickets £10

14th November (Saturday) – Southport, Merseyside
The Atkinson
Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB
box office (01704) 533333

2016(yes, 2016!)

April 28 – May 1st, 2016 – Wilkesboro, North Carolina USA
Wilkes Community College campus

16th September 2016 (Friday) – Corstophine, Edinburgh
Corstophine Folk
The Dower House St Margarets Park, Corstophine, Edinburgh EH12 7SX
Doors 7.30 pm

17th September 2016 (Saturday) – Morecambe
The Platform, Marine Road, Morecambe, Lancs LA4 4DB
Doors 7.00pm

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