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June Gig Update

June 16, 2015

I will be performing at the Mickleover Summer Fayre this Sunday June 21st.


The annual event takes place in Mickleover Village Square and I will be ons...

June Gig Listing

June 1, 2015

This month's Gig Schedule is currently as follows:-

Monday June 1st The Victoria Inn, Derby

Thursday June 4th The Shed, Leicester

Saturday June 6th (6pm...

Live Date Schedule, May

May 1, 2015

With two last minute additions to my calendar it looks like being a busy gigging month ahead for me.


Dates so far confirmed are as follows:-


2 May Der...

Win things as a fan of the Village courtesy of ChatandSpin Radio

April 14, 2015

My good friends Ian and Ron from Chat and Spin Radio have asked me to invite you as friends and fans of the Village to enter their regular prize draw...

April Gig Listing

April 1, 2015

You can catch Phil Matthews of the Village at the following shows this April:-


April 6 2015 Less Than Three Promotion Night. The Victoria Inn, Derby


Shindig review the Village live

January 31, 2015


Matt Bozeatt

The Victoria Inn, Derby
January 16th

The Village in question appears to be Royston Vasey – or somewhere very similar. Where ‘Little Tom Pee...

Biggest Gig Yet says Phil

November 26, 2014

Phil Matthews plays his biggest solo date so far next Sunday, when he performs tracks from Welcome to the Village, along with some new songs as well a...

First Leicester gig announced

October 9, 2014

Phil Matthews enters more new territory later this month with his first ever show in Leicester.


Phil takes his one man show based on the album Welcome...

Intense spell of live performance begins on Saturday

May 21, 2014

Late May Bank Holiday weekend sees the start of an intense period of live performance as Phil Matthews takes his one man show based on the debut album...

Live dates announced for the Village unplugged

April 4, 2014

A number of dates have been arranged for unplugged shows by the Village.


The first batch are all local to the Derby area with longer distance ones to...

CDBaby ready to distribute

January 30, 2014

CD Baby have confirmed that all is now technically in place to start distributing debut album by the Village "Welcome to the Village". 


The company ha...

On Your Radio

January 24, 2014

With the release of "Welcome to the Village only days away the number of radio stations and podcasts featuring the music of the band continues to grow...

Radio Times

December 26, 2013

With the release of the debut album by the Village getting ever closer a number of internet radio stations have expressed an interest in playing the m...

Recordings now completed for new album

December 4, 2013

the Village frontman Phil Matthews today announced that all recording for the forthcoming debut album Welcome to the Village was now complete and ever...

Final track listing of new album unveiled

November 15, 2013

The final list of tracks for the forthcoming debut album Welcome to the Village has now been revealed.


Although the order has still to be finalised th...

Top author gives the Village his blessing.

October 15, 2013

Top fantasy writer Jasper Fforde today gave his blessing for the Village to feature a song about one of his characters on their forthcoming album



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