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GIGS 2022

APRIL:

4th: The Spinning Top Monthly Mondays, (1st Monday of the month): THE PAULINE BLACKBURN BAND                                               with The Domino Effect and Cobalt Tales   20 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK4 1AA    Everyone Welcome...

                    Doors: 7.00pm   First Act: 7.30pm   Tickets - Voluntary 'Hat'. (Suggested donation £5)

                    Tel: 07522 171384    Website: http://www.thespinningtopbar.co.uk/

 

10th: Artists & makers Market, Belper: Market Place & Coppice Car Park, Belper DE 56 1FZ     12.30 - 1.00pm

         THEN...        

         Music at Arkwright's, The Sunday Sessions: 6 Campbell St, Belper DE56 1UP         6 - 6.45pm   

13th: SEVEN LIVE, SEVEN ARTS CENTRE: Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD   6 - 7.15ish

17th: Red Cross Easter Fundraiser Festival, THE OLD HALL HOTEL: Market Place, High Peak, S33 6RH

                    From 2pm 15th - 6pm 18th April          8pm The bar

21st: NOTE CHANGE of WEEK (3rd) due to Room availability

               Cobalt Tales & Friends at The Cross Scythes: ACOUSTIC HAZE with Ian Almond and Cobalt Tales

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   145-147 Derbyshire Ln, Meersbrook, Sheffield S8 9EQ,       Everyone Welcome...      

                    Doors: 7.30pm   First Act: 8.00pm   Tickets - Voluntary 'Hat'. (Suggested donation £5)

                    Website: https://www.crossscythes.co.uk/    Email: cross.scythes@thornbridge.co.uk   Tel:  0114 258 5850

29th: Groove Pad, Double gig with HAZJAKSaltaire Road, Shipley BD18 3HN       8pm

 

30th: CANCELLED Support for  SUSAN HERNDON & THE BELLA COUNCIL Country Blues Trio from Oklahoma

                    SEVEN LIVE, SEVEN ARTS CENTRE, Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD    8pm     (40 min spot)              

MAY:

1st:   Todmorden Folk Festival , St. Mary's: OL14 6LE         3pm             (30 min set)     

                    Super Early Bird Tickets on sale until end of Feb so snap one up quick!                                                                                https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/.../todmorden-folk-festival... for tickets and line-up details.

2nd: The Spinning Top Monthly Mondays, (1st Mon of the month): TAYLOR GIACOMA  with Mike Burtoft and Cobalt Tales

                    20 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK4 1AA    Everyone Welcome...

                    Doors: 7.00pm   First Act: 7.30pm   Tickets - Voluntary 'Hat'. (Suggested donation £5)

                    Tel: 07522 171384    Website: http://www.thespinningtopbar.co.uk/

 

5th: The Mos Eisley Cantina Open Mic, Guest SpotCloth Cat: The Pack Horse, Hyde Park LS1 6AT  

6th: Support for THE HAYES SISTERS, Nether Edge Bowling Club: 8 Nether Edge Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1RU

                         Phone07763 932778            (Details TBC)

8th: The Neptune beer Emporium, Hosting the Open Mic: 24146 St Helen's St, Chesterfield S41 7QD    4 - 7.00pm

15th: The Greystones, Greystones Rd, Sheffield S11 7BS: COBALT TALES with guests inc... Spinning Wheel 

                    Tickets £10 available soon from http://www.mygreystones.co.uk

20th: Private Function, Dronfield

21st: The Sofa Sessions, Support for Bird In The Belly, New Mills: Secret location to be announced (this is exclusive for the Sofa Session members, check out the group on fb)              8pm    (45 mins)

JUNE:

3rd: The Flute & Firkin Festival, Poynton: 51 Park Ln, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1RD        7 - 9pm

                          Celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a 4 day music festival at the F&F.

                          Music on from 3pm - 5pm AND 7pm - 9pm Thurs 2nd to Sun 5th

4th: The Jubilee Festival, The Taps Bar, Darwen:1 Railway Rd, Darwen BB3 2RG,     01254 447241   (Details TBC)

 

6th: The Spinning Top Monthly Mondays, (1st Mon): The Storm Trees with Montgomery & Swann and Cobalt Tales

                    20 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK4 1AA    Everyone Welcome...

                    Doors: 7.00pm   First Act: 7.30pm   Tickets - Voluntary 'Hat'. (Suggested donation £5)

                    Tel: 07522 171384    Website: http://www.thespinningtopbar.co.uk/

 

11th: Coppull Folk Festival: Allison Arms, Preston Road, Coppull, PR7 5DU     (60 mins)

12th: The Closed Shop, Sheffield: 52-54 Commonside, Sheffield S10 1GG            7pm

18th: Heeley City farm Festival, Richards Rd, Heeley, Sheffield S2 3DT         12.30pm (40 mins)

19th: Charity Event - Small Park Big Run: Busking set       11am - 12pm

                       In support of  Khuza'a Healing CentreSheffield Palestine Women's Scholarship Fund.

19th: All FM 96.9 Vicky Richardson's Radio Show 11pm - 1am

24th: RIPON  ST. WILFRID'S FOLK CLUB, Guest Spot: St. Wilfrid's Community Centre, Trinity Lane, Ripon, HG4 2AB                                                                                                  Tickets £5       Floor Singers £3    7.30pm

25th: Otley: (Details TBC - This is definitely happening but we have no specifics yet.)

26th: SISTERHOOD MUSIC COLLECTIVE EVENT, Otley Social Club: Hollin Gate LS21 2DP            3pm - 6pm

                                                                                                              (With other artists)Chorlton

30th: The Nip & Tipple 10th Anniversary celebration (Playing with a host of other artists): 197 Upper Chorlton Rd,                                   Manchester M16 0BH

JULY:

2nd: NEW MILLS ONE WORLD FESTIVAL: (Details TBC)

7th: Folk On The Farm Festival. Anglesey: Tyddon Mon, North Wales LL70 9PQ    https://folkonthefarmfestival.com/                                                                  Spinning Wheel Invited Guest Spot at The Open Mic       7.00pm

                                                                    Vote us in for a place on the big stage in 2023!    

8th: Folk On The Farm Festival. Anglesey: Tyddon Mon, North Wales LL70 9PQ    https://folkonthefarmfestival.com/                                                                                Cobalt Tales      4.50pm  (30 mins)     

12th: Narrow Boat Recording, Chirk Marina, North Wales     Spinning Wheel    

22nd: Alston Live Festival, The Angel Inn Stage: Front St, Alston CA9 3HU     9pm

23rd: The Taps Bar, Darwen:1 Railway Rd, Darwen BB3 2RG,     01254 447241     8 - 10pm      (2 X 45 min sets)   

30th: Preston, 60th Birthday Party

31st: STOCKPORT PRIDE Festival, Stockport Market Place      1 - 1.30pm

 

31st: WE SHALL OVERCOME FESTIVAL Fundraiser:  Shipley, West Yorkshire    21.45pm   (Last Act, 1 hour)

AUGUST:

6th:     SEVEN LIVE, SEVEN ARTS CENTRE: Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD          Show 5pm – 7pm

                           Charming duo with bass, 12 string guitar and delicious country-styled vocal harmonies.

                     In Seven Courtyard. Event in venue if bad weather.           Pay What You Feel.

                     http://www.sevenleeds.co.uk/event/summer-saturdays-cobalt-tales/

7th:   The Closed Shop, Sheffield: 52-54 Commonside, Sheffield S10 1GG            8 - 10pm

13th: Knutsford Town Council Food & Drink Festival:         12 - 12.45pm

         

         Private Function, Leeds       8pm

 

14th: Ripon Mini Music Festival, St Wilfrid’s Community Centre: 1.00pm - 7.00pm       

                                                                                                      Cobalt Tales @ 4.25 (30 mins) 

20th: Northern Green Gathering: Sleaford Rd, Tattershall, Lincoln LN4 4LR     Cloth Cat Stage: 3.45 - 4.30pm

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27th: The White Horse Inn, East Retford: Great North Road, Barnby Moor DN22  8QS    1 - 4pm    (3 x 30 min sets)

THEN

27th: The Salutation, Doncaster: 14 S Parade, 14 S Parade, Doncaster DN1 2DR      7.30 - 10pm

28th: John Firminger Charity Concert, Dronfield Woodhouse Sports & Social Club: Hill Top Sports & Social                                            Club, Longacre Road, Dronfield, S18 1UQ.        6 - 6.45pm  

                    In aid of Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity Appeal

SEPTEMBER: 

1st - 6th: Fleetwood Folk and Blues Festival: Marine Hall   *PLEASE NOTE - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED       

 

10th: * Wigan Diggers Festival, Rowbottom Square, Wigan Town Centre WN1         1.45pm   

                    The Song & Story Stage (20 mins)  *PLEASE NOTE - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED (Due to the                              passing away of Queen Elizabeth II. There is a slight possibility it can be arranged. We will keep you posted.

11th: Drone Valley Community Brewery, Dronfield: Unit 2, Unstone Business complex, Main Rd, Unstone,

                    Dronfield S18 4AB          Craft Fair and Fund Raising Event     1.30pm 

11th: Semitone Studio, Marple: 130 Stockport Rd, Marple, Stockport SK6 6DQ    8pm                                                                               Cobalt Tales are the Featured Artist followed by Open Mic open to all...  with Taylor Giacoma

17th: Canal Fest, Sheffield: Victoria Quays, Furnival Road, Sheffield S2 5SW11.    11am - 4pm

                     Street food & Stalls, Canoe & Fishing tasters, Boat Trips & Much More...    Cobalt Tales 15am - 12.15pm    

18th: * TLR INSIDE OUT  Saltaire Festival: The Caroline Club Saltaire BD18 3JZ       2 - 7pm

                    Cobalt Tales3.15pm  (40 mins)  *POSTPONED - NEW DATE   Sat 1st Oct (See below)

          

25th: Heeley City Farm beer & Harvest Fayre, Heeley City Farm , Richards Road, Sheffield S2 3DT

                    Cobalt Tales @ 4pm  (45 mins) 

25th: Stockport Blues Festival, The Spinning Top: 20 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK4 1AA        1 - 2.00pm

                   

25th: Followed by a spot in The Garrick Theatre Bar       4.00pm    (30 mins)

OCTOBER:

1st: TLR INSIDE OUT  Saltaire Festival: The Caroline Club Saltaire BD18 3JZ    2 - 7pm    Cobalt Tales3.15pm  (45 m)

 

2nd: The Flute & Firkin, Poynton: 51 Park Ln, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1RD        4.00 - 6.00pm    (2 x 45 min sets)

8th: Drone Valley Community Brewery, Dronfield: Unit 2, Unstone Business complex, Main Rd, Unstone,

                                                                               Dronfield S18 4AB            8pm          (2 x 45 min sets)

29th: The Taps Bar, Darwen:1 Railway Rd, Darwen BB3 2RG,     01254 447241     8 - 10pm      (2 X 45 min sets)   

NOVEMBER:

13th: Skipton Sound Bar,  Skipton: Unit A, Canal Street, Keighley Road, Skipton  BD23 2DZ   4.30pm   (2 X 45 min sets)

 

13th: The Oakwood , Glossop:  High St West, Glossop SK13 8AZ        8pm      (2 X 45 min sets)

26th: Support for  MERRY HELL, Harrogate Folk Club: The Frazer Theatre, Horsemill Square, Knaresborough HG5 0AB                           

                   Tickets: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/harrogate-folk-club/merry-hell/2022-11-26/19:30/t-qrkvxr

                   Doors open 7pm Starts 7.30pm

DECEMBER:

3rd: Peddler Market, Sheffield: Burton Road, Neepsend, Sheffield S3 8BX      6.30pm

11th: Industry Barista Lifestyle Lounge: Mill Hey, Haworth BD22 8NQ

FORTHCOMING GIGS 2023
 

JANUARY:
8th: The Drummers Arms, Blackburn: 65 King William Street, BB1 7DT           3 - 4.30pm (2 x 45 min sets)
APRIL:
23rd: The Greystones, Greystones Rd, Sheffield S11 7BS: COBALT TALES           (Details & Ticket Info later)
SEPTEMBER: 
9th: 

Wigan Diggers Festival, Rowbottom Square, Wigan Town Centre WN1      1.45pm   The Song & Story Stage (20 mins)