Scott Matthews + special guest
+ Me For Queen. Presented by Heavy Pop
Weds 28 Sept, doors 7.30pm
Scott Matthews 9 - 10:30pm
Me For Queen 8 - 8:30
Doors 7:30 pm
Curfew 11 pm
"engagingly thoughtful and classy singer-songwriter" The Guardian
The Ivor Novello award-winning singer/songwriter returns to Reading to perform an unreserved seated show.
The quality of Matthews' craft is a given. The Ivor Novello-winning artist is part of a lineage that includes such greats as Buckley and Drake, John Martyn and Paul Simon. With guitar in hand and a voice that conveys raw emotion, he has long been established as one of the world's foremost purveyors of song.
Introspective and reflective, combining blues and folk, mixing the ethereal with the empyrean, Matthews is a musical alchemist who transforms base metal to gold.
Plus Me For Queen
"Beautiful, soaring vocals” The Guardian
With a voice often likened to Carole King and Regina Spektor, a classical piano training, and influences ranging from Björk to Chopin, Me for Queen – the creative alias of Mary Erskine – is rapidly winning acclaim for her beguiling ‘soul-folk’ songcraft, blending traditional folk story-telling with a contemporary edge.