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Department of Tangents Podcast  

I've enjoyed Nick Zaino's writing in the Boston Globe for a long time. He's also a terrific singer-songwriter that I've had the opportunity to play a couple of shows with. He does a weekly podcast called The Department of Tangents and I had the chance to sit down and chat with him recently. We talk all about the new album, my life in music and a lot more.

I also was recently featured in a couple of music website articles. You can click on the links to read the review of my new album from Pitstop for Country and Eight Essential Questions with The Daily Country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February Update 

I had a great time hanging with Steve Katsos on his TV Show (The Steve Katsos Show). You can watch a replay of the episode by clicking here. I play two songs and do an interview at around the forty minute mark (the whole episode is great though). I've updated the list of shows and will be back in action next Friday, February 2nd in Duxbury.

Country 102.5 FM Catch of the Week 

A big thank you to Boston's Country 102.5 FM and Carolyn Kruse for having me in-studio to talk about the new album and play a couple of acoustic tunes. You can check out the video at http://country1025.com/2018/01/catch-week-matt-york-2/. Both songs are brand-new ones that I haven't recorded yet but that I'm pretty happy about. 

Have some cool show announcements here in the next week or so as well.

Thanks for your support!

 

 

Happy Holidays! 

Really happy to say that The Patriot Ledger/Wicked Local have named "Between the Bars" as one of their Top Local Albums of 2017. You can read the article here http://www.patriotledger.com/entertainment/20171221/best-of-2017-local-music-hits-all-right-notes

I had a great time playing at The Outlaw Roadshow in Providence this past Thursday. 

T-Shirts are available and they came out great. They come with a free download of the new album and are $20. If you want one, email me at mattyorkpembroke@gmail.com and I'll get one to you.

Thanks to everybody for their support this year. It was a great year of music. I've got some pretty cool things planned for 2018.

Photo by James Lastowski https://www.facebook.com/JamesAlchemyPVD/ taken at Alchemy in Providence as part of Outlaw Roadshow, December 2017.

 

T-Shirts are now available 

T-Shirts are now available. For $20, you'll get both a t-shirt and download card of the new album "Between the Bars". If interested, please email me at mattyorkpembroke@gmail.com. I'll mail them anywhere in the U.S or you can grab them at upcoming shows. Sizes range from Small to XXL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter 2017/2018 Update 

The new album "Between the Bars" is now available on all digital platforms. If you are on Spotify, please be sure to follow me on there. In addition to the new album, my old band Wide Iris has released a bunch of songs on iTunes/Spotify etc. The album is called You Bend Me and has a few tracks from each of the four albums we released several years ago.

I'll be playing as part of The Outlaw Roadshow on Thursday, December 21st at Alchemy in Providence, R.I. These shows are always fun and it's a great lineup of bands. For more info, visit www.theoutlawroadshow.com. Ryan Spaulding who puts these shows together also wrote some really kind words about the album. You can read that at http://www.rslblog.com/2017/12/matt-york-between-bars.html

I had a chance to do an interview with Global Texas Chronicles talking about each of the songs on the new album and what they are about. You can read that at http://globaltexanchronicles.com/between/.

Finally, it's a long ways away, but I was asked to perform at The South Shore Country Music Festival. That'll take place in September, 2018 at the Marshfield Fairgrounds and includes national acts like Easton Corbin and Maddie and Tae. For more info on that, visit http://www.southshorecountryfestival.com/.

Thanks for your support in 2017 and have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Album is now out 

A big thanks to everybody that attended some of the shows over the past couple of weeks. It's been a very busy fall. My first trip to Canada was a lot of fun. The album is now available digitally on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and most digital platforms. The album is called "Between the Bars". You can also listen to it at www.mattyorkboston.bandcamp.com. I've got one show left in November that will take place on Monday, November 27th at the Acoustic Lounge at the BBC in Plymouth. I'll be adding some other dates in the coming weeks.

Thanks for stopping by!

 

 

 

 

 

November News 

The release of "Between the Bars" will take place on Friday, November 3rd at Atwood's Tavern in Cambridge.

The album has received some really great reviews.

Gatehouse Media Music Critic Peter Chianca's Review is here.

Victor Infante of the Worcester Telegram's review is here.

On the Flipside Music's review is here

In addition the CD Release at Atwood's (more info at www.atwoodstavern.com), I'll also be playing a solo acoustic show in Fall River, Massachusetts on Thursday, November 2nd at the beautiful Narrows Center for the Arts opening for Martha Davis and the Motels. Tickets for that show can be purchased at www.narrowscenter.org.

I'm then headed to Indie Week Canada for three shows on November 9th, 10th and 11th. For more info, visit my Shows Page.

You can check out the new music at www.mattyorkboston.bandcamp.com. If you use Spotify, be sure to follow me on there.

Thanks for your support,

Matt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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