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Striking Matches Strike UK

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Widely-acclaimed country duo Striking Matches are in the UK this week for five shows, starting with a sellout London date on Friday (8) at the Union Chapel. The opening song from their debut album ‘Nothing But The Silence’ is being release as a single by Caroline International on June 1, and they’ve announced that they’ll be back for their first headline UK tour in November.

Sarah Zimmermann and Justin Davis’ rise to prominence since they played the songwriter evening at the 2014 Country 2 Country Festival has been mercurial. They returned for this year’s C2C event and were one of the most popular attractions of the festival.

In this short film, you can watch them discuss the album, Nashville and working with T-Bone Burnett, who produced ‘Nothing But The Silence’:

Striking Matches’ upcoming dates are:

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

Their November 2015 UK itinerary is as follows:

Mon 9th – Plug, Sheffield
Tue 10th – East Village Arts Club, Liverpool
Wed 11th – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
Fri 13th – Academy 2, Oxford
Sat 14th – Concorde 2, Brighton
Sun 15th – Waterfront, Norwich
Tue 17th – The Sage 2, Gateshead
Fri 20th – Academy 2, Manchester
Sat 21st – Library, Birmingham
Sun 22nd – Shepherds Bush Empire, London

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