I had a great time across the pond in Europe playing in the UK, Ireland, Holland and Germany. Thanks to all the fans that made it out. I’m hitting the road again down in the US and back up around home this November and December. Tour dates are below.
Nov 03 – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live *
Nov 04 – Vienna, VA – Jammin Java *
Nov 05 – Annapolis, MD – Rams Head On Stage *
Nov 07 – Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room *
Nov 08 – Westerly, RI – Knickerbocker Cafe *
Nov 09 – Shirley, MA – Bull Run Restaurant *
Nov 12 – Easton, MD – The Stoltz Listening Room
Nov 13 – Fall River, MA – Narrows Centre for Arts
Nov 14 – New London, CT – Garde Arts Centre (Oasis Room)
Nov 16 – Ridgefield, CT – The Ridgefield Playhouse ^
Nov 17 – New York City, NY – The Iridium (8:30 PM)
Nov 17 – New York City, NY – The Iridium (10:30 PM)
Nov 18 – Westbury, NY – The Space at Westbury ^
Nov 19 – New Brunswick, NJ – State Theatre ^
Nov 21 – Halifax, NS – Olympic Hall #
Nov 22 – Halifax, NS – Olympic Hall #
Dec 12 – McPherson, KS – McPherson Opera House
Dec 13 – Iowa City, IA – The Mill
Dec 15 – Berwick, NS – Union Street Cafe
Dec 16 – Berwick, NS – Union Street Cafe
Dec 18 – Pictou, NS – Decoste Centre
Dec 19 – Port Hawkesbury, NS – Civic Centre
Dec 20 – Sydney, NS – Membertou Convention Centre #
* – with Doyle Bramhall
^ – with Buddy Guy
# – with The Mellotones
All tickets and information available at the tour page
See you on the road,
With festival season here, I’ve got my bags packed to hit the road with The Mellotones to take on the summer. After we’ve made our way into fall I’ll be making my first trip this year back to the UK and Europe. With stops in England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland and Germany I can’t wait to bring Weightless across the pond. . See the dates below. Come on out and bring a friend.
Tour dates below, tickets and info at stubbyfingers.ca/tour.
24 Sep – LONDON (UK) – The Islington
26 Sep – NEWCASTLE (UK) – Cluny 2
27 Sep – SHEFFIELD (UK) – Shakespeares
29 Sep – BALLYMORE EUSTACE (Co. Kildare) – Mick Murphy’s Bar
30 Sep – DUBLIN (IE) – JJ Smiths
01 Oct – BELFAST (IE) – The Errigle Inn
02 Oct – GLASGOW (UK) – The Admiral Bar @ Glasgow Americana 2014
03 Oct – LIVERPOOL (UK) – Johnny Blues Club @ Liverpool Marina
04 Oct – SOUTHWELL (UK) – South Well Library (The Bramley Centre)
05 Oct – LEICESTER (UK) – The Musician
07 Oct – WESTWOUD (NE) – De Schalm
08 Oct – AMSTERDAM (NE) – North Sea Jazz Club
09 Oct – HAGUE (NE) – Musemix Concerts @ Soc. Engels
10 Oct – LEIDEN (NE) – Muziekhuis de Q-bus
11 Oct – BAKKEVEEN (NE) – Muziekpodium Bakkeveen
12 Oct – AALSMEER (NE) – De Oude Veiling
13 Oct – ROTTERDAM (NE) – Vreewijk Cultuur
15 Oct – BERLIN (DE) – Monarch
16 Oct – HAMBURG (DE) – Mojo Jazz Cafe
17 Oct – OTTERSUM (NE) – Podium Roepaen
18 Oct – AMEN (NE) – Cafe de Amer
Matt stopped by the National Post office in Toronto to take part in their ‘Session’ series and perform a couple tunes. Listen to My Last Day below and check out Coal Mining Blues and a portion of the interview here.
On Friday May 30th, Matt stopped by CBC’s Q Studios for a performance and chat with host Jian Ghomeshi. Check out the video footage below and listen to the audio portion here.
“I can’t express the joy of standing in front of a sold out crowd for my debut at Massey Hall on Saturday night. Thank you all for making that happen! See you on the road!”
On February 4th, New Brunswick’s Matt Andersen released his 8th studio album, Weightless, via True North Records. The album was received with great praise and will see a CD release on April 1st and double LP release on Record Store Day (April 19th) in North America. Select dates with Jonny Long and Los Loney boys. Details here.
US Tour Dates:
4/21: New York, NY – BB Kings with Jonny Lang
4/22: New York, NY – BB Kings with Jonny Lang
4/24: San Francisco, CA – Biscuits and Blues
4/25: Los Angeles, CA – Hotel Cafe
4/27: Sacramento, CA – Harlows
4/28: Chico, CA – Sierra Nevada Brewery
4/30: Eugene, OR – Cozmic
5/1: Seattle, WA – Casino with Los Lonely Boys
5/2: Boise, ID – The Crux
5/3: Salt Lake City, UT – State Room
5/6: Nashville, TN – Pilot Light
5/7: Nashville, TN – Music City Roots at the Loveless Cafe
5/8: Kansas City, MO – Knuckleheads
5/9: Minneapolis, MN – Turf Club with Charlie Parr
5/10: Chicago, IL – Elbow Room
5/11: Louisville, KY – The New Vintage
5/13: Arlington, VA – Iota
5/15: Philadelphia, PA – Tin Angel
5/17: Providence, RI – Fete Lounge
5/20: Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
Weightless has arrived. Get physical copies from True North Records, Amazon and digital copies from iTunes.
Check out the CBC Music sessions from Studio 211.
Weightless will be released one week from today on February 4th (pre-order here). The folks at CBC Music, Exclaim! and American Songwriter are allowing fans to listen to the album beforehand. Check it out below and see the tour page for the show schedule.
Stream Weightless on CBC: HERE
Stream Weightless on Exclaim!: HERE
Stream Weightless on American Songwriter: HERE
Stream Four Songs From Weightless below and pre-order the album on iTunes here. You can also listen to the tunes on Rdio, Spotify and NoiseTrade.
You can order Spirit Of Christmas on CD here or gift it from iTunes here.
Please note: Allow some time for delivery. Orders placed after December 20th will be shipped on January 6th, 2014. All orders are shipped via Canada Post regular mail and delivery before Christmas is not guaranteed.
Here’s some footage of the guys and I at The Sonic Temple recording a track for the new album. Check it out, I promise there won’t be any screaming zombie’s popping up half way through.