Welcome

News, reviews and more 

This past weekend, we filmed scenes for a new  video. It's being directed by the lovely, talented Emmy Award winning wife of mine. It's for a new track that I just recently recorded at Seasound Audio in Plymouth with Mark Bryant once again producing. We're looking forward to putting it out soon.

This week the full band will be visiting Night Train Sessions to shoot some live videos with them. Be sure to follow their YouTube station for info.

I have a little break in playing gigs and then a busy summer. On Wednesday, July 6th, I'll be playing at the beautiful Truro Vineyards as part of their W.A.A.M. nights series. Tickets are $40 and include wines from their vineyards, farm to table appetizers, artwork on display/for sale and me playing a couple of sets solo acoustic. For more info/tickets, visit https://trurovineyardsofcapecod.com/events-calendar/

On July 12th I'll be at the Midway Café in Jamaica Plain (solo acoustic) and July 16th I'll be full-band at the Tavern at the End of the World in Charlestown

Really nice write-up and interview in the German online magazine Global Texan Chronicles of the new album. http://globaltexanchronicles.com/matt-york-boston-texas/



.
 

Summer Happenings 

We had a great time at the Dover Music Fest last weekend. On Tuesday, June 21st at 4 p.m. I'll be part of the Make Music Boston showcase which is "a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 700 cities in 120 countries. Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music is open to anyone who wants to take part. Every kind of musician — young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion — pours onto streets, parks, plazas, and porches to share their music with friends, neighbors, and strangers. All of it is free and open to the public". I'll be playing at Jamaica Pond in Jamaica Plain. For more info, visit www.makemusicboston.org.

In recent weeks, I've been recording some new tunes at Seasound Audio in Plymouth with Mark Bryant who produced the Boston, Texas album. Later this month, I'll begin shooting videos for a few of the new tunes including a video that will be directed by my wife Beth and that will include several friends of ours. We're hoping to have that completed about a month from now.


Summer Update 

This Saturday, I'm looking forward to doing a full band show at the Dover Music Festival in Dover, Massachusetts. They'll have a beer truck, BBQ and live music beginning at 2 p.m. We're on at 5 p.m.

Later this month, I'll be taking part in the Make Music Boston Series at the Jamaica Pond of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. I'll be playing solo at 4 p.m. 

Later this summer, I'll be returning to New York City to the playing the legendary Bitter End in Greenwich Village on Sunday, August 7th. 

We're also planning on shooting a video for a new song that we just recorded. Hoping to release that later this summer as well. 

 

Busy couple of weeks ahead 

Thanks to everybody that came down to both Atwood's Tavern and Hard Rock Cafe Boston yesterday. We had a great time. I've got a couple of solo shows this coming weekend. Friday I'm at Dedham Square Coffeehouse as part of 18 Strings Presents: Matt York, Krista Baroni, and Hollis Greene show. On Sunday, I'll be a playing a couple of songs at the Almost Famous 5th Anniversary Concert at the Spire Center for Performing Arts in Plymouth. The following weekend I'm in NYC Rockwood Music Hall on Sunday, May 29th. Next full band show is Dover Music Fest on June 11th. This link has some video from the other night's Hard Rock show.

Atwood's this Saturday 

Hi everybody, 

I"m back at Atwoods Tavern this Saturday, May 14th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Cambridge. This a full-band gig and should be great. Sparrow Blue are opening the show. Their fiddle player Katy played on my album and will also be joining me during my set as well. I don't have another full band gig lined up in the Boston/Cambridge area for a while, so I would love to see some of you out. Those with kids are welcome to bring them, they have great food at Atwoods. For more info on the show, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/253253411681543/ (if you are on Facebook) or www.atwoodstavern.com.

Also, WZLX's Boston Emissions has been playing my new single "Hot Shot". It was Number 3 on this week's poll. To keep in the top three, please take ten seconds and vote at http://wzlx.cbslocal.com/2016/05/09/bostonemissions582016/. You can also download the song for free at www.soundcloud.com/wideiris.
 

May Metronome Interview 

I'm on the cover of Metronome Magazine this month. The magazine is available at most music stores and music clubs/bars around New England. Grab one to read the interview (it's not available online).

The new song "Hot Shot" has already been receiving airplay on Almost Famous 95.9 FM - WATD, Vanyaland Radio, RadioBDC and WEMF. You can download it for free at https://soundcloud.com/wideiris/hot-shot.

I'll be playing with full band at the 2nd annual Dover Music Festival in Dover, Massachusetts on Saturday, June 11th at 5 p.m. More info on that one in the coming weeks.

April updates 

A brand new song is up on Soundcloud at the link below. It was again recorded at Seasound Audio in Plymouth and produced by Mark Bryant. You can stream it at the link below. Next full band gig is on Saturday, May 14th at Atwoods Tavern at 4 p.m. with The Sparrow Blue.


April News  

A couple of shows going on in April. I'll be at the First Church in Pembroke tomorrow night along with The Sparrow Blue. The show will be broadcast live on 95.9 FM WATD (www.959watd.com). It'll be an acoustic show but I'll have Kit Carlyle joining in on lead guitar and harmonies. Doors are at 6 p.m., Sparrow Blue will be on at 7:00 and I'll be on at 8 p.m.

Next Friday, I'll be returning to Lowell for the first time in a while. I'll be at Coffee & Cotton which is located in Mill5 on Jackson Street. I'll be playing from 7:30 to 9:30 acoustic.

In May, I'll be returning to Atwoods Tavern with the full band for an afternoon show on Saturday, May 14th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. I'm also excited to be a part of 95.9 FM's Almost Famous 5th Anniversary Show. That will take place on Sunday, May 22nd at The Spire Center in Plymouth. I'll have more info on that in the coming months.

I'm finishing up some recording on a couple of new tracks and am hoping to begin shooting a video for one of the tracks in April as well.

Thanks for stopping by.

Welcome to the new website 

Hello there and welcome to my new website. The next show I'll be playing will be on Saturday, April 2nd at the First Church of Pembroke. I'll be joined by the excellent Sparrow Blue. The doors are at 6 p.m. and Sparrow Blue will be on around 7 p.m. and I'll be on at 8 p.m. People of all ages are welcome to attend. The show is going to be broadcast live on WATD 95.9 FM. The show is sponsored by my friends The Music Box in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

I'll also be returning to Lowell for the first time in many moons on Friday, April 8th at Coffee and Cotton which is located in Mill 5. That show is from 7:30 to 9:30 and I'm looking forward to returning to my old stomping ground.

On Saturday, May 14th, I'll be doing a full band show at Atwoods Tavern in Cambridge. I'll have more info on that in the coming weeks. 

Join our mailing list for the latest news