Matt McGinn is just back from another two classic performances at last weekends Electric Picnic.

Matt McGinn
Matt McGinn

Matt has been a lynch-pin on the Irish music scene for a long time. Despite having appeared at the Electric Picnic and many other major festivals backing other artists like Juliet Turner, Joe Echo and Gareth Dunlop, and having other people playing his songs on TV shows around the world, the release of Matt's new album in the autumn will most definitely make him stand on his own as a leading Irish singer songwriter. 

After releasing his début album 'Livin'' in 2011 to much acclaim, Matt has enjoyed much success touring worldwide, but with the birth of his son last year, he came off the road and knuckled down to making album number two. It features contributions from many friends met along the way, from Canadian born songstress Madeleine Slate to Willie Nelson's long-standing harmonica player, Mickey Raphael.  

As much as he loves being in the studio recording and producing it's live where the magic really happens. Because of Matt's immediate bond with an audience and surrounded by some of Ireland's best musicians, no two shows will ever be the same. 

Matt has won several awards for his part in spearheading music workshops aimed at the unemployed and groups with disabilities and has just recently been chosen victor of 2FM and Oxfam's 'Play the Picnic' Competition from over 600 entries.

Matt will be releasing his new Album 'Latter Day Sinner' on the 15th of November but you can Pre Order Now from and receive it a month early with free extras.

Two Tracks from Matt's forthcoming album 

I'm not Looking Down Anymore feat. Madeleine Slate and Latter Day Sinner

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