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Announce November Tour

‘Trouble Is As Trouble Does’ the new single – June 1st


“An engaging blend of slick country storytelling scuffed up with rockier riffs. Imagine a noisier version of The Civil Wars: squaring up and trading licks before coiling their voices together in sweet harmony” – Daily Telegraph 

“Pure class” – Daily Star

Ahead of this week’s UK dates, including a sold out Union Chapel show in London, acclaimed Nashville duo Striking Matches are pleased to announce an 11-date UK headline tour this November.

November Tour Dates:

Mon 9th – Plug, Sheffield

Tue 10th  – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Wed 11th – Arts Club, Liverpool

Fri 13th – O2 Academy2, Oxford

Sat 14th – Concorde 2, Brighton

Sun 15th – Waterfront, Norwich

Tue 17th – The Sage 2, Gateshead

Fri 20th – Academy 2, Manchester

Sat 21st –  The Library @ The Institute, Birmingham

Sun 22nd – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London 

Tickets are available at http://gigst.rs/SMatches and go on sale Friday 8th May at 9am.

The band’s latest single ‘Trouble Is A Trouble Does’ will be released on June 1st through Caroline International and is taken from their stunning debut album ‘Nothing But The Silence’ which topped the UK iTunes Country chart in March earlier this year.

You can watch the band talk about the album, Nashville and working with the legendary T-Bone Burnett in a beautifully shot short film here. . Click here to see the band’s ‘1 Mic, 1 Take’ performance ‘Trouble Is As Trouble Does’.

Striking Matches are winning over UK audiences with every performance. Not only superbly talented songwriters and players, Justin and Sarah’s voices fuse together to create lush harmonies and together Striking Matches deliver a show not to be forgotten. They were one of the most talked-about bands at the recent C2C Festival at The O2 in March and eager fans can catch them over the next week on their very first headline tour, ahead of their return in November.

Friday 8th May – Union Chapel, London **sold out**

Saturday 9th May – The Fleece, Bristol

Sunday 10th May – Deaf Institute, Manchester **sold out**

Monday 11th May – Oran Mor, Glasgow

Thursday 14th May – The Stables, Milton Keynes



Annette Gibbons
Hi, I’m Annette, I have been a huge country music fan since the early 90s those were the days we were lucky enough to have CMT in the UK. I enjoy nothing more than listening to country music whilst having a cold beer (or a moonshine) with friends. I try to as many gigs as I can here in the UK and in the USA; I think of Nashville as my second home and I am lucky to have made some amazing friends in Tennessee. Think Country is something I am very proud of, I just want to share my love and passion of all things country music related with you all.
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