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Gregory Porter UK Tour news

Gregory Porter tours the UK in 2012 @bluesandsoul.com
Gregory Porter tours the UK in 2012 @bluesandsoul.com

Much talked about rising Jazz/soul-star Gregory Porter is due back for more UK concert dates in May, June and July. Fresh from a string of sell-out London gigs and his "masterpiece" 2nd CD release, "Be Good."

The exciting New York vocalist and songwriter has two nights at the annual Cheltenham Jazz Festival, after a warm-up in Basingstoke. He travels to Coventry, St Albans, Skegness, Bridlington, Canterbury, Croydon, Tunbridge Wells, Malvern, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Llandudno and Carlise between 2nd May and 28th July. European and US dates in-between.

The UK tour dates, are:

MAY
Basingstoke, The Anvil, 2nd May.
Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 4th May (8pm) & 5th May (2.30pm.)
Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre, 9th May.
St Albans Arena, 10th May.
Skegness, Embassy Theatre, 16th May.
Spa Royal Hall, Bridlington, 17th May.
Canterbury Marlowe Thatre, 23rd May.
Fairfield Hall, Croydon, 24th May.
Asembly Hall, Tunbridge Wells, 31st May.

JUNE
Malvern Piano Festival, 3rd June.

JULY
Milton Keynes Theatre, 25th July.
Liverpool Philharmonic, 26th July.
Llandudno Cyrmu, 27th July.
Sands Centre, Carlisle, 28th July.

Gregory Porter's superb album "Be Good" is out now on Motema

gregoryporter.com

*Gregory gave Blues & Soul magazine a fascinating and insightful interview at his Brooklyn home, in the latest issue (February/March) out now. Order it below...
Words SIMON REDLEY

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