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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconMay 9, 2015 at 10:51 am

Matt Katsis at Bourke Street Mall

Early start to the day back in the mall after a few weeks working on the new EP!

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconApril 21, 2015 at 3:59 pm

Big thanks to everyone who has been throwing those virtual dollars my way through Feeling The Street! Voting is still open for another 28 days and if you have no idea what the hell I'm talking about follow the link because just by signing up and voting you go into the draw to be 1 of 6 who get the chance to go on the trip!
#feelingthestreet #bourkestmallbuskers #melbourne #realmelbourne #streetperformance #busking #buskerlife #melbournelivemusicscene #bluesmusic

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Matt Katsis - Feeling the Street

feelingthestreet.com

Melbourne born and raised singer/songwriter/guitarist... Australian Independent Blues & Roots/Folk Musician with 3 releases to date through own self managed label 'Groundsel Records'. The most recent release - debut solo album, 'Bare Bones'. Over the past year and a half it alone has brought the ori…

Matt Katsis
Facebook IconApril 11, 2015 at 9:58 am

Matt Katsis added 5 new photos.

21 gigs, 4 festivals & 16 street jams since January road testing some new music, felt it was about time to record a new EP! On Thursday drove out to country VIC, we hired an old hall and recorded some tracks live with the rhythm section and yesterday I put down some solo songs!Mixing starts today!

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconApril 1, 2015 at 2:37 pm

A couple months back while busking along Bourke st mall one of my songs was filmed for an initiative called FEELING THE STREET. In short a small team has traversed the globe documenting 200 street performers. 6 buskers will be chosen (one from each different category) who will win an all expenses paid trip to New Zealand, roadtripping playing gigs and a festival spot. This is where you guys come in!

Voting is by the general public, if you could help out that'd be awesome! here’s a rundown - log in via facebook and receive 100 virtual dollars to spend on your favourite busker or buskers (hoping you kind folks will have chosen me!) Select the amount you’d like to give and it’s as easy as that.

Just follow the link, and by signing up and voting you go into the draw to be 1 of 6 who get the chance to go on the trip aswell, that ain’t bad!!

FYI the site is easier to navigate through via iphone, ipad tablet etc
#feelingthestreet #bourkestmall #melbourne #streetperformance #busking #buskerlife #melbournelivemusicscene

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Matt Katsis - Feeling the Street

feelingthestreet.com

Melbourne born and raised singer/songwriter/guitarist... Australian Independent Blues & Roots/Folk Musician with 3 releases to date through own self managed label 'Groundsel Records'. The most recent release - debut solo album, 'Bare Bones'. Over the past year and a half it alone has brought the ori…

Matt Katsis
Facebook IconMarch 28, 2015 at 9:57 am

Bendigo Craft Beer Festival today. Great to be playing this one again! 1pm til 2pm set. playing alongside bands Calling All Cars, White Summer, Grim Fawkner & Talisa Jobe (TJ). Nice! Pic from last years festival thanks to the festival crew.

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconMarch 22, 2015 at 12:28 pm

Matt Katsis at Republica St Kilda Beach

A snap from The Basin Music Festival yesterday and doesn't end there, playing Republica St Kilda Beach 2 til 5 this arvo, at the moment listening to the sweet sweet sounds Simon Phillips!

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconMarch 21, 2015 at 6:17 pm

Playing from 8 til 11 tonight

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconMarch 20, 2015 at 4:28 pm

the weekend's arrived and the weather's definitely turning it on for us! Playing Oscar's Alehouse in Belgrave tonight from 9:30pm.

The Basin Music Festival Saturday 1:15pm one set (outdoor main stage) a great community run festival, this will be the 7th time playing it!

Sat night over to The Mordy Supper Club, Mordialloc from 8pm!

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Matt Katsis
March 14, 2015 at 6:33 pm

been having a blast playing around VIC since early january and tonight i'll be back in Healesville for a couple sets at the Grind N Groove. Great little venue! Doors are from 8pm, kick off around 9/9:30 if you happen to be in the nearby area!

MARCH 20/ Oscar's Alehouse, Belgrave
MARCH 21/ The Basin Music Festival (main outdoor stage 1pm)
MARCH 21/ The Mordy Supper Club, Mordialloc
MARCH 28/ Bendigo Craft Beer Festival
MARCH 29/ Mornington Peninsula Brewery

#healesville #grindngroove #yarravalleylivemusic

More info over at http://www.mattkatsis.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSl2B6dtUpY

Matt Katsis
Facebook IconMarch 12, 2015 at 3:04 pm

Matt Katsis feeling blessed

Made it to 1000 page likes!! Whether you've seen me playing on the streets of Melbourne town or in venues & festivals across this land of oz your support is sincerely appreciated and I'm looking forward to sharing new music with you over the year ahead! #milestone

Thanks Glenn Martin Photos for this snap along Bourke st mall last week.

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconMarch 5, 2015 at 2:32 pm

It's over to the Mornington Peninsula this Saturday night, hitting up Soundbar in Rosebud West! doing something a little different though, kicking things off with a solo set then the india black will be taking to the stage afterward for a couple more.

We've been laying low as of late while i've been busy focusing on the solo shows aswell as working on new music so am really keen to be jamming with the guys again!

Sat March 7th. 8:30pm start. Free Entry. Get on down this long weekend!

(Soundbar - 1625 Point Nepean Road, Rosebud West)

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconMarch 1, 2015 at 9:06 am

Matt Katsis at Lucky Coq

This afternoon playing 4 til 6!

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconFebruary 27, 2015 at 8:51 am

Back in the city this weekend after the craziness that was White Night!! Playing Sat & Sun arvo from 12pm along southbank for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Saturday night looking forward to making it for a set at the Boolarra Folk Festival. Then Sunday from 4 til 6 will be at Lucky Coq, Windsor for their Blues BBQ Upstairs!

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconFebruary 19, 2015 at 4:36 pm

Matt Katsis added 2 new photos.

fresh run of CDs arriving just in time for the weekend! I'll be busking Saturday along Bourke st mall then playing a super late set for white night same spot 1am and 2am both are half hour sets!

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