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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconOctober 29, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Beach hut bar blasting Bob Marley & the wailers tunes and the sea just footsteps away..doesn't get much better than this

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Facebook IconOctober 26, 2014 at 5:37 pm

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Hello next 2 weeks!

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconOctober 23, 2014 at 3:23 pm

The band and I will be jamming out 3 big sets at Veludo Bar & Restaurant. St Kilda tonight (thurs 23rd) 8pm til late then it's off to Thailand for a couple weeks! Life's good!! Thanks to Sam at Jovian Projects for this snap.

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconOctober 17, 2014 at 3:47 pm

Sunny is back in action!! getting an early start to the weekend out in east gippsland. Will be playing The Waterwheel Beach Tavern, Lake Tyers this Sat night with the band and Sunday arvo solo sets! Took this photo around this time last year in Tassie, can't wait to get back over there in the new year!

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconOctober 14, 2014 at 3:01 pm

Tonight I'll be playing in the MBAS Blues Challenge with the band. Going to be a huge night of blues music with 4 bands each playing a set each. All happening at the Royal Standard Hotel, West Melbourne from 7:30pm!

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Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society

Here's the running order for MBAS Blues Challenge Heat #2 tonight at The Royal Standard Hotel.
Tuesday 14th October:
Andy McGarvie Trio, Matt Katsis Three, Andy Layfield Sound, Dreamboogie.
Can't wait for this one!

Matt Katsis
Facebook IconOctober 13, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Just a little excited for this one!! Thanks so much to everyone who gave me the opportunity to play at this years festival by voting for me as Queenscliff Music Festival favourite busker last year. What a lineup!

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Matt Katsis
October 12, 2014 at 12:23 pm

Playing some acoustic sets at The Bridge Hotel, Richmond this arvo from 3pm. First time to this venue and perfect weather for a sunday session under the sun!

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Facebook IconOctober 6, 2014 at 5:25 pm

In the lead up to next weeks MBAS Blues Challenge Heats I'll be playing some songs live to air on 98.7 RPPfm Tonight! tune in from 10pm (i'll be immediately after Lizzy and The Night Owls) - The Blues Shack, Radio Port Phillip.

for interstate listeners you can listen live from their website -

:: Further info ::

On The Blues Shack live to air tonight is another MBAS Blues Challenge entrant "Matt Katsis" who will be performing solo you from 10pm tonight.

After playing more than 180 shows over the last two years , Katsis demonstrates his passion and commitment through each and every performance. Further cementing his influence and dedication, he has shared platforms with formidable Australian acts such as Mark Seymour (Hunters & Collectors), Ash Grunwald, Diesel, Lloyd Spiegel, Jimi Hocking (The Screaming Jets), Chris Wilson, Shaun Kirk and the late great Dutch Tilders.

Matt and his band will be trying to win a trip to Memphis to perform in the International Blues Challenge representing, the MBAS, next year. This is your chance to hear Matt before his heat next week and form your own opinion as to his chances.

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconSeptember 23, 2014 at 3:22 pm

Matt Katsis shared Queenscliff Music Festival's photo.

Please welcome even more fantastic Victorian artists to QMF... Aluka, Charles Jenkins, Matt Katsis, WILSN (AKA Maeflower) and The Yearlings. Plus VIP Lounge DJ, the legendary Vince Peach.
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Please welcome even more fantastic Victorian artists to QMF... Aluka, Charles Jenkins, Matt Katsis, WILSN (AKA Maeflower) and The Yearlings. Plus VIP Lounge DJ, the legendary Vince Peach.
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By: Queenscliff Music Festival

Matt Katsis
Facebook IconSeptember 15, 2014 at 4:28 pm

Here's a little write up from the good folks over at Neos Kosmos Magazine. Neos Kosmos means 'new world' in greek :)

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Spring solo for Matt Katsis | Neos Kosmos

Melbourne based singer songwriter Matt Katsis has announced a run of spring solo shows from now till mid-November as a follow up to his tour of the US.

Matt Katsis
September 14, 2014 at 1:49 pm

After last nights van breakdown, not making it to the gig and having to get towed over 100 km's happy to know that today's gig is just a hop, skip and a jump away - The Bay Mordialloc in the new beer garden 4pm - 6pm solo!

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Facebook IconSeptember 13, 2014 at 9:09 pm

So this happened.. sorry we won't be making it out to deans marsh gig tonight. Will re schedule and hope to make it back to Martians Cafeand Bar soon. Sadface.

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Facebook IconSeptember 13, 2014 at 11:14 am

Scored this yesterday, trash and treasure hey.. now to see if it actually works!

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Matt Katsis
Facebook IconSeptember 12, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Almost forgot i'll be playing at this years Queenscliff Music Festival after getting a bit of love from the festival goers as QMF's favourite busker 2013! Weekend of Nov 29, 30th but more info to come. Heading to Yarra Glen Grand Hotel tonight, playing from 7:30pm.

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  • SPRING SOLO SHOWS ANNOUNCED :: Neos Kosmos write-up

    The good folks at Neos Kosmos Magazine recently put together this article talking about some of the upcoming shows from September through to November.  - FULL LIST  -  SEP 12. YARRA VALLEY GRAND HOTEL, YARRA GLEN – 7:30pm SEP 14.

  • Western USA Travel Dairy & International Musician’s Challenge :: PART 2

    After spending time in the amazing coastal towns of San Luis Obispo, Cambria and Santa Cruz, the 3 weeks of road travels were about to finish up but not before we made the drove up to San Francisco to spend

  • Western USA Summer Travel Diary :: PART 1

    Hey Folks! Thought it was about time I posted an update after my USA Travels It is now nearing late August and I arrived back in Melbourne a couple weeks back. Spring is just around the corner and I’m settling

  • :: New Single Funding & Signed CD Bundle Offer ::

    In support of Matt Katsis & The India Black’s brand new single release set for mid-late September, to assist towards the final stages of studio time (mixing and mastering), Matt is offering a signed CD Bundle of all 3 of his CD

  • :: Autumn Shows Announced ::

    - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – < Friday 11th, April 2014 > In the lead up to making his way over to the USA in June, Matt Katsis has announced a run of Autumn shows around Victoria. Stopping into some new

  • International Musicians Challenge Success!

    We are stoked to announce that Matt recently won the Bruthen Blues & Arts Festivals International Musician Challenge.  First prize will see him flying over to Southern Oregon, USA for 6 shows in mid July with all expenses paid!! Huge thanks goes

  • Neos Kosmos :: Article

    Earlier this week Matt was featured in the Melbourne Greek news, culture, music & entertainment paper – Neos Kosmos. The article (link below) sheds some light on the current summer tour and life as a Melbourne based singer-songwriter. To have a

  • Simmer Down Sundown :: SUMMER TOUR ANNOUNCED!

     - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  <Friday, Dec 6th 2013> Matt Katsis is hitting the road once again for the ‘Simmerdown Sundown Victorian Tour’.  A fitting name to coincide with the December through to February shows, Katsis (with selected band dates

  • INDIE AUSTRALIA :: Interview

    Matt was recently interviewed by Julian Gasparri of Indie Australia  - A Blog put together to report, review and discuss independent artists and their contribution to Australian independent music. The interview covers this aspect as well as busking around Melbourne town,

  • The Swagger Music Festival :: October 12th & 13th

    Thrilled to announce I will be playing at The Swagger! Held over 2 days, consisting of artists from all over Australia, this music festival will take place on October 12th & 13th in the small country town of Wandiligong (near Bright),