News

21 March 2014 – A Week To Go Before Short Irish Tour
Simon heads off to Ireland in seven days, for a 3-night tour of Ireland with Rosie Bell. Details of the events in Dublin, Cava, and Dundalk can be found on the ‘Live’ page.

24 January 2014 – A Small Tour of Ireland
Simon will be heading over to Ireland towards the end of March to do some shows with Rosie Bell. More information on the ’2014 Live’ page.

24 September 2013 – Boo Hewerdine – Support

We’re delighted to announce that Simon has now been confirmed to perform a support slot for Boo Hewerdine’s show on Sunday 18th May in Hall 2 at Sage, Gateshead. More information on the ’2014 Live’ page.

16 September 2013 – Song-writing In Devon

Simon has recently returned from a song-writing week at the Arvon Foundation, Totleigh Barton, Devon. The week was hosted by near song-writing royalty, Boo Hewerdine & BBC Folk Awards winner, Karine Polwart. Recordings of some of the work produced during the week were made by celebrated engineer and producer, Mark Freegard. Also in attendance were old friends Johnny Steinberg and Rosie Bell, and the week resulted in some collaborations with Glasgow’s Findlay Napier, as well as a co-write with Karine.


04 August 2013 – Low Lights

Simon has a new show on the Live page, announced at short notice for this coming Thursday 8th August. This will be a purely unplugged acoustic performance – voice, wood & wire only. Space is limited so get there early to ensure you get in.

 

27 January 2013 – Northumbria Meets Nashville ticket update

This show is nearly sold out, with only a very small volume of tickets left remaining. Be quick!

 

17 January 2013 – Northumbria Meets Nashville update

Tickets now on sale from Porters. See the Live 2013 page for details. Click this link to see Stephanie Lambring performing during her last UK tour.

http://youtu.be/nWiqlwm0WwY

 

28 November 2012 – Northumbria Meets Nashville

New Songwriters Circle event announced for March next year. Simon will once more be joined by the fantastic Phil Caffrey, and this time, award-winning Nashville songstress; Stephanie Lambring. Ticket details coming soon.

 

01 October 2012 – Home Once More

Simon has now returned from a short visit to Texas where he finally got to play on Autin’s famous 6th Street, joined Dave Fenley & The Good Deal on stage in both Houston & Fredericksburg, and also met up with old friend, Steven Hamende

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dave-Fenley-and-The-Good-Deal/177792848942961

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Hamende/173327719384978

28 August 2012 – Texas Bound

Simon heads back to Texas next month, where he’ll meet up once more with Dave Fenley

12 March 2012 – Tour Update

Tickets for the first night of the Beer, Blokes & Ballads tour in Tynemouth has now sold out. Check the ‘Live 2012′ page for details of other shows.

30 November 2011 – Tour News

Now that Simon has returned from a short trip to Texas, we shall shortly be announcing dates of a UK tour to take place in the spring of 2012. Check back here for details soon.

 

16 October 2011 – On Film

North East production company The Unlikely Lads used a couple of tracks by Simon in their short film ‘The Gent’, which they made as a part of last weeks Glasgow 48 Hour Film Project. Read about and see the film by following this link.

http://www.theunlikelylads.co.uk/2011/10/16/glasgow-48hfp/

19 September 2011 – Kevin Montgomery

We’re delighted to announce that ST&CS will be supporting Simon’s good friend Kevin Montgomery on the Newcastle leg of his tour in the New Year. Kevin will be promoting his new CD on the tour. Check out the Live page for details of this gig in February at The Cluny.

16 September 2011 – Back at O’Neill’s

Simon & the band will be back at O’Neill’s in Newcastle 3 weeks tonight. Once more this venue will not be charging a cover, so come on out, and come early if you want a good spot as the room was packed full when they played here last time in March.

29 July 2011 – Cambridge Folk Festival

We’re delighted to announce that Simon has been offered the opportunity to make his first appearance at the world famous Cambridge Folk Festival tomorrow, Saturday 30

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July. Simon will be appearing in the Club Tent. Many thanks go to Acoustic Routes for making this possible.

23 June 2011 – SITS 2011

Simon his heading off to Crete once more for a Songs In The Sun week with Kevin Montgomery. Also in attendance will be ex Steve Earle & The Dukes, and Mary Chapin-Carpenter guitarist, Mike McAdam.

05 March 2011 – Packing Them In

Simon and the band played to a packed out O’Neill’s last night. Boosted by the presence of a reunion gathering of British Airways employees, past and present, O’Neill’s had their busiest night since their opening.


22 January 2011 – New Year, New Dates

Simon and Mark will be playing their first gig of the year this coming Friday at LYH in Newcastle. The first Simon Todd & Central Station date of the year is on Friday 4th March, where the band will be playing at O’Neill’s bar, again in Newcastle, opposite the Central Station!


14 November 2010 – Heroes & Scarecrows

Simon and the band are very proud to be headlining the Alan Hull charity concert, Heroes & Scarecrows, in aid of BBC Children In Need. The concert is next Saturday 20

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November and there are a very few tickets left. Details of on the Live page.


22 July 2010 – Off to Ireland

Simon is off to Dundalk, Ireland this coming weekend to play a private show on The Presidents Day at Killin Park Golf Club.

03 June 2010 – Update

Following recent live appearances, including The Brandling Villa Folk Festival, and a special show at Seaton Delaval Hall at the invitationof the National Trust, Simon will shortly be off to Crete to attend Songs In The Sun, with Kevin Montgomery. Upon his return, there could be some exciting news regarding going into the studio with Central Station to record tracks for a forthcoming EP.


09 February 2010 – Forthcoming gigs

Ticket sales are reported to be going very well for the Cluny date, where Simon & Central Station will be opening for Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers. The following evening, Simon will be doing a solo acoustic set when opening a show for his good friend Hague, at the Fleece Inn, Alnwick. See the ‘Live” page for more details.


21 October 2009 – ST&CS to open for Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers

We’re very excited to announce that Simon and his fantastic new band ‘Central Station’ will be supporting the sensational Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers at the Cluny, Newcastle in February 2010.

05 September 2009 -  ‘CD launch, radio and October gigs

Following the CD launch, and some live appearances on BBC and independent radio over the past few weeks, hits on the website and on the myspace page/player have increased greatly. After the disappointment of having had a few national gigs cancelled in September, due to circumstances beyond his control, Simon has some “local” dates booked in October, including the first outing of the new band ‘Central Station’. There are exciting times ahead. Check out the “Live” page for details.


22 May 2009 -  ‘Contracts For The Sale Of Land’, downloads

We’re pleased to announce that ‘Contracts For The Sale Of Land’ is now available in MP3 format via Amazon Mp3 and Napster.com. Visit the Music page for links.


02 Mar 2009 – New CD, ‘Contracts For The Sale Of Land’, now available

Simon’s new CD is now available to purchase via the ‘Music’ page on this site. News of an official release live date coming soon.