Mat McHugh Set To Tour Solo Nationally


Mat McHugh Set To Tour Solo Nationally
Submitted on 28 June 2016 15:02

MAT McHUGH SET TO TOUR SOLO NATIONALLY

Thurs 16 June // Jimmy’s Den
69 James St, Northbridge
Plus Special Guests. Doors 8pm
Tickets on sale now at >> Ticketbooth <<

Fri 17 June // Mojos Bar
237 Queen Victoria St, North Fremantle
Plus Special Guests. Doors 8pm
Tickets on sale now at >> Oztix << and regular outlets 

Sat 18 June // Indi Bar
27 Hastings Street, Scarborough
Plus Special Guests. Doors 8pm
Tickets on sale now at >> Oztix << and regular outlets 

Sun 19 June // Clancy’s Dunsborough
1710 Caves Rd, Dunsborough
Plus Special Guests. Doors 7.30pm
Tickets on sale now at venue, >> Oztix << and regular outlets 

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Mat McHugh is about to take his music around Australia, performing a solo tour for the first time in a few years.

The latter part of 2015 was a tumultuous time for Mat.
Having written, recorded and released a new album called WAVES, Mat had to cancel his Australian tour last September after only a few shows due to extensive neck and back injuries.

Rather than go through potentially voice-damaging or mobility threatening surgery, Mat sought out specialists who have been stretching, manipulating and poking him with acupuncture needles five days a week for the past 5 months to get him back to the point where he could again pick up and play his guitar.

Says Mat:
“I'm still on the road to recovery but I'm feeling a lot better than I was 5 months ago. I've been working hard every single day and changed my lifestyle a lot so the whole experience has turned into a positive”.

Mat has just completed the sold-out Summer Sound System tour with The Beautiful Girls around Australia. Performing, for the first time, solely as the band’s singer due to the threat to his health posed by playing an instrument.

Buoyed by the enjoyment and success of those shows, Mat has today announced a run of special intimate performances across Australia throughout May/June 2016 as part of the MAT McHUGH SOLO Tour 2016.

For this run of performances, Mat will be in stripped back mode, giving fans an ‘up-close and personal’ show featuring songs from his albums WAVES, LOVE COME SAVE ME and SEPERATISTA! as well as one or two musical surprises from his back catalog.

Mat adds:
“I'm super excited to have the chance to go out on the road and play all these songs. Particularly the songs from WAVES. I feel like it's my favourite album that I've made and I really can't wait for people to hear what it sounds like live. I plan to keep things pretty simple and raw. I'll just be playing and singing some songs and making some noise. I predict that it will be full power”.

More information can be found at www.matmchughmusic.com and www.facebook.com/matmchughofficial

For media enquiries contact Danny Waterson dannywaterson@optusnet.com.au