Byron Bay Bluesfest & Australia Return

February 24th, 2015


Happy to announce my return to Australia this April. I’ll be playing the Byron Bay Bluesfest and doing a few shows alongside Serena Ryder. Show dates and information on the tour page.

US Shows & Netherlands Tour

February 9th, 2015


I am very happy to announce I’ve received a JUNO nomination for Roots/Traditional Album of the Year. Congratulations to all the other nominees in the category and thanks to the fans for the continued support over the years.  

As the New Year settles in, it’s time for me to get back on the road. I’ll be touring the US with Beth Hart in late February and early March. I will also be heading back to The Netherlands in April and May. There’ll be a few solo shows and a big-band performance with The Mellotones at The Moulin Blues Festival. Tour dates and information below.

Tour Dates:
Feb 19 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center **
Feb 21 – Chicago, IL – Park West **
Feb 22 – Kent, OH – The Kent Stage **
Feb 24 – Ridgefield, CT – The Ridgefield Playhouse **
Feb 26 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair Music Hall **
Feb 28 – New York, NY – The Gramercy Theatre **
Mar 02 – New York, NY – City Winery ^
Mar 03 – Easton, MD – The Stoltz Listening Room
Mar 06 – Nashville, TN – 3rd and Lindsley **
Mar 07 – Nashville, YN – 3rd and Lindsley **
Apr 18 – Zoetermeer, NE – De Boerderij
Apr 20 – Groningen, NE – De Oosterpoort
Apr 21 – Utrecht, NE – Tivoli (Helling)
Apr 23 – Haarlem, NE – Patronaat
Apr 24 – Hilversum, NE – De Vorstin
Apr 25 – Hengelo, NE – Metropool Poppodium
May 02 – Ospel, NE – Moulin Blues Festival #
May 07 – San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theatre $
May 08 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues $
May 09 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues $
** – with Beth Hart
^ – with Amy Helm
# – with The Mellotones
$ – with Jonny Lang
Tickets and show info: mattandersen.ca/tour/
See you on the road..
Matt,

Dec Dates & Australian Tour

December 5th, 2014


Hey Folks,

I recently wrapped up a little US tour with Doyle Bramhall… I finished off the run with a couple sold-out shows in Halifax alongside the Mellotones. I’ve got a few more shows in the coming weeks before we ring in 2015. Check out the US and Atlantic Canadian dates below and info on my Australian tour kicking off December 28th.

Dec 11 – Lincoln, NE – Zoo Bar
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 (w/ The Mellotones)
Dec 28 – Woodford, Australia – Woodford Folk Festival
Dec 29 – Woodford, Australia – Woodford Folk Festival
Dec 30 – Woodford, Australia – Woodford Folk Festival
Dec 31 – Woodford, Australia – Woodford Folk Festival
Jan 01 – Woodford, Australia – Woodford Folk Festival
Jan 01 – Woodford, Australia – Woodford Folk Festival
Jan 04 – Brisbane, Australia – The Milk Factory
Jan 08 – Newtown, Australia – Vanguard
Jan 09 – Cronulla, Australia – Brass Monkey
Jan 10 – Melbourne, Australia – Flying Saucer Club
Jan 11 – Thornbury, Australia – Thornbury Theatre
Jan 18 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise

All tickets and information available at: http://stubbyfingers.ca/tour

Happy Holidays to everyone!

See you on the road,

Fall Tour Dates

October 31st, 2014

Hey Folks,

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,

UK & European Fall Tour

July 3rd, 2014


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

Video: National Post Session

June 17th, 2014


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.