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Matt Owens

Music

Overview

  • Solo singing guitarist
  • Superb folk repertoire from acts as diverse as The Faces, Neil Young, The Stones and The Band
  • Performs with acoustic guitar and harmonica

Location

Matt is based in London and happy to travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Very flexible but three 45 minute sets with 15 minute breaks

About this Act

Matt Owens came to prominence as one of the founding members of indie-folk band Noah and the Whale, and then for fronting rock ’n’ roll band Little Mammoths.

Matt's first love was the acoustic guitar and it's here he excels playing his favourite songs by the greatest artists on his 60's vintage Gibson or Martin, and a collection of harmonicas. His repertoire is both sizeable and eclectic, taking in acts as varied as The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Whiskeytown and JJ Cale. 

Noah and the Whale have collectively sold over a million copies in the U.K, including two gold records and one platinum record. He's toured the world constantly since 2006 and played festivals such as Austin City Limits, Fuji Rock and Lollapalooza, touring with Mumford and Sons, Vampire Weekend and Arcade Fire.

Little Mammoths debut album Phantom Dreams came out in summer 2016 to critical acclaim, and after a festival run taking in Wilderness, Isle of Wight Fringe, and Belladrum, the band released their second record "Cargo for the Road" this year with 6 sets at Glastonbury Festival.

 

Set List

Girl From The North Country - Bob Dylan
Wild Horses- Rolling Stones
Crazy Mama- JJ.Cale
Heart Of Gold- Neil Young
Pancho And Lefty- Townes Van Zandt
Out On The Wkend- Neil Young
Tupelo Honey -Van Morrison
These Days -Jackson Browne
She Talks To Angels -Black Crowes
After Midnight- JJ Cale
Ooh La La -The Faces
Willin -Little Feat
Houses On The Hill -Whiskeytown
Helpless- CSNY
Piano Man- Billy Joel
Spider And The Fly -Stones
The Weight -The Band
Blues Runs The Game -Jackson C Frank
Dead Flowers - Rolling Stones
You Were Always On My Mind -Willie Nelson

Lineup

  • Solo act performing with vocals, guitars and harmonica

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