Thursday, 23 October 2014

ALBUM LAUNCH AND TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

So tomorrow night is Durban Folk Night 3, we have an amazing line up including: Hezron Chetty, The Hinds Brothers, The Volsunga Saga and Iris and the Tokoloshe. I'll also be launching my second full length album as a limited edition lyric book. Only 100 copies are being pressed and they are hand numbered and marked.

I released a song off the new album today check it out here:

https://soundcloud.com/mattvend/travel-on

I'll be travelling to Johannesburg, South Africa to launch my album up North, Iris and the Tokoloshe also on all the shows:

  *Wednesday the 29th of October, The Bohemian
Pizza Special: 2 Pizza's for R99Free Entry 
Thursday the 30th of October, Amuse Cafe. with Cami ScoundrelAnn Jangle, Rambling Bones and Joy Ethal Smith
Friday the 31st of October, Zombie Ball, The German Club, Edenvale with Fuzigish, Slash Dogs, Slippery When Wet and more..https://www.facebook.com/events/708152082605822/?fref=ts
Saturday the 1st of November, PUNK FUCK 3, loads of other awesome acts, merch, skating. Street Hawker Concept Store. Soweto. 
Sunday the 2nd of November, Mama;s Sheebeen, Greenside Jozi.
Delicious vegan food will be sold. Vegan desserts will be given out free.Address will be posted closer to the date. It's in the city of Whittier. 


I also have two dates confirmed for in and around LA in America:

Black Flame Collective in San Bernardino, 360 W Orange Show Ln. San Bernardino, CA.
With: Bigger than mountains, Fools Hill, Kenny Cotich, Matthew Shaffer and more. Thursday the 6th of November.

Facebook event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/286495744872967/

Sad Booi Folk Punk Mini festival: With too many other acts to count. All Ages//$8
doors open at 12pm. A Fist Full of Vinyls will be spinning music in between sets.

Facebook event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/549792905120666/

Also if you didn't catch it check out my last article on mahala.co.za:

http://www.mahala.co.za/music/the-life-and-death-of-willowvale-hotel/






Sunday, 5 October 2014

UPCOMING SHOWS AND SIBLING RIVALRY TURNS 15


Hi there,

I've got loads of shows coming up in Durban before I head to Johannesburg and LA in the USA  , check out all the places I'll be performing here.

Also the first band I ever played in turns 15 on the 11th of October, it also happens to be my 30th birthday marking half my life in Sibling Rivalry.

Thanks for all the support over the last 15 years! Hope to see you all on the 11th at the trusty old Winston Pub. Check out the facebook event here.