Phosphorescent on UK tour ahead of Bestival appearances

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  • 20 May 2010
Phosphorescent on UK tour ahead of Bestval appearances

Ahead of his slots at Bestival and End Of The Road down south, Matthew ‘Phosphorescent’ Houck plays a quick four-date tour of the UK, spreading the kind of rocky/folksy love that endears him to fans of Bon Iver, Deer Tick and the like. For 2009 covers album To Willie – a tribute to his hero, Willie Nelson – Houck recruited a band to make his sound fuller and more expansive, after the almost-too-intimate Pride. The band stayed with him for new, beautifully confessional album Here’s To Taking It Easy – go bask in their alt.folk charm.

Captain’s Rest, Glasgow, Fri 4 Jun

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English Heritage: Lulworth Castle, Wareham

Thu 25 Jul 2019

prices vary / 01929 400352

Phosphorescent

Spectral Americana in the vein of Will Oldham from Brooklyn resident Matthew Houck.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sun 28 Oct

£19.25 / 0113 275 2411

The Dome Grand Central, Liverpool

Fri 26 Oct

£16.50–£22 / 0151 709 1396

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Tue 30 Oct

£23.25 / 0844 477 2000

Phosphorescent, Rich Batsford

Alt country and Americana from Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Matthew Houck as he promotes his album Here's To Taking It Easy.

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