Posted on November 20th, 2014
Mesmerising, dark, eerie and completely captivating – Matt Berry to perform a one-off concert at The Forum
The Forum, Kentish Town, Friday 13 February 2015
Matt Berry, the award winning actor and writer is set to perform a one-off concert at The Forum, Kentish Town on Friday 13February 2015.
Matt will be joined on stage by his band, The Maypoles, who feature the former Bluetones frontman Mark Morriss on guitar.
The star and co-writer of Channel Four comedy Toast of London, Berry will be performing a set of songs drawn from his highly rated recent albums Witchazel and Kill The Wolf coupled with some of his early classics and, ever the dark horse, Matt always like to keep a few surprises up his sleeve for the encores (who could forget David Arnold conducting 25 musicians on stage for an orchestral rendition of Live and Let Die last year?)
To coincide with the performance Berry and his label, Acid Jazz will be issuing a limited edition 500 heavyweight vinyl pressing of his long-deleted CD only album OPIUM.
Matt Berry says: It’s difficult to find the time to play the music between the comedy, so every break from filming leaves me itching to record or perform new material. Whenever I get the opportunity, I jump at it.”
The concert at the iconic Forum in Kentish town promises to be a dark, slightly eerie yet uplifting and most certainly an unforgettable experience.
His latest album, the side-project synth-prog opus Music for Insomniacs, on which matt plays every instrument featured just two twenty three minute tracks recorded as Berry drew on his own personal experience aiming to create a sound to cure sleep deprivation. The album has since been described by many, including NME, as far ‘too good to fall asleep to’.