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Holly Rees & Matt Dunbar

Holly Rees and Matt Dunbar bring their NORTHERN TOUR to LEEDS!



Matt Dunbar is a Musician from the border county of Northumberland. Taking influence from various genres such as Americana and folk.

His Debut EP 'Home' was released in March 2017 and peaked at #1 on the Amazon Digital Folk Chart and at #5 on the Amazon Digital Album Chart.

“An effective and stunning statement of truth, Home is the place to be.” - Liverpool Sound & Vision

“ ‘Home’ proves to be a lush record of folk rock songs that display considered personal reflections alongside disciplined music production.” - NE Volume

“There is indeed no place like home, and Matt Dunbar has expressed exactly that in a way that could not have been more genuine and beautiful.” - Music & Other Stories


Holly is an emerging singer-songwriter who grew up in the moors of the Durham Dales. Her debut EP 'Ilex' was released in 2017 and saw success in radio play from BBC 6 Music, and a feature on Tom Robinson's BBC Introducing Mixtape, alongside plays from local stations Spark FM, Nova Radio North East and Koast FM. 

"unapologetically down to earth lyricism" -RIDE MUSIC, 2017

"soft and meaningful guitar providing suitable backing to a quiet yet strong and purposeful, voice" - NE Volume, 2017

"Lovely stuff." - NARC. Magazine, 2018

"Charmingly goofy and engaging, she has that knack of captivating an audience with her storytelling and effortless patter between songs." - NARC. Magazine, 2018

"I was listening to a girl from the North East the other day, Holly Rees, and her track ‘Toast’ and it floored me. It was so brave and created by someone who was really, truly, being themselves. Don’t believe anyone who tells you there is no future in music. There is. All you have to be is good." - Tom Robinson in interview September, 2017.


Earlier Event: August 12
Come Together
Later Event: August 15
TYLER J BOLTON + HBBRD (Co-headline)