Matt Corby announces return to O2 Institute Bham

December 11, 2015 in News

Following a remarkable sold out show back in November, Matt Corby has announced he’ll return to the O2 Institute Birmingham this spring, to headline the main room on Tues 8th March 2016.

The Sydney native grew up steeped in gospel; his passion for music fed first by renditions of ‘His Eye is on the Sparrow’ and later by a love for Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Along the way his talents were shaped by experiences both mundane and quite remarkable: touring with a church band, a stint working in Subway, music scholarships, support slots and talent shows; until by his late teens he found himself burned out, bewildered and unsure just where to take his music next.

It took a trip to London, shortly after his 18th birthday, to begin his path back to creative contentment. Playing low-key shows and falling in love with music again, it was there that he would meet with label Communion (home to the likes of Ben Howard, Marcus Foster and The Staves) and find himself encouraged to learn the craft of songwriting, to understand the marriage between the force of his voice and the words it carries…

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MATT CORBY PLAYS O2 INSTITUTE BIRMINGHAM ON TUESDAY 8TH MARCH 2016. TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE FROM 9AM ON TUES 15TH DECEMBER.

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