Jazz star Gregory Porter to embark on 2016 UK tour
01 Jul 2015
Jazz star Gregory Porter to embark on 2016 UK tour
Gregory Porter as confirmed a nationwide tour of the UK that will take place during April 2016.

The jazz king will start his UK dates at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 4 April and the tour will come to a close on 24 April at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

Gregory Porter’s UK tour includes shows across the country, including dates in Scotland in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Perth, Glasgow and the north of England in Manchester, Liverpool, Leicester and Sheffield.

The singer and musician will also stop at venues in Bristol, Gateshead, Brighton, Cardiff, Poole and Plymouth.

Gregory Porter won the Best Jazz Vocal Album Grammy Award last year for his 2013 release, Liquid Spirit. The album put jazz in the spotlight in the UK by reaching number nine on the UK Albums Chart.

More recently the American singer-songwriter has teamed up with the Brit duo Disclosure. They have collaborated on the track Holding On, which features Gregory Porter’s vocals.

Gregory Porter tickets will go on general sale on Friday 3 July.

Gregory Porter tour dates

April 2016
Royal Albert Hall, London (4)
Southend Cliffs Pavilion (5)
Bridgewater Hall Manchester (8)
Sheffield City Hall (9)
Festival Theatre Edinburgh (10)
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen (11)
Perth Concert Hall (12)
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (14)
The Sage, Gateshead (15)
The Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool (17)
Brighton Dome (19)
St David’s Hall, Cardiff (20)
Plymouth Pavilions (22)
Symphony Hall Birmingham (24)