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Matt Tyler is a 23 year old singer/songwriter from Birmingham.

Influenced by the likes of Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, and Dylan he performs in the genre of Acoustic Rock/Folk.

He plays Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Bouzouki, Ukulele, and Piano.

Matt records, writes and produces on his own label Dannyboy Records and has a Worldwide Digital Distribution deal with Orchard Music of New York.

His music is available on all good digital music stores worldwide including iTunes, eMusic, Napster, Amazon, 7 Digital etc… as well as Matt Tyler’s own website and eBay. Downloads are now in 5 figures worldwide (45,000+).

Tyler has received airplay up and down the country (UK) on Radio Stations such as BBC Radio WM, BBC Radio Leicester, BBC Radio Shropshire, BRMB, Beacon FM, Isles FM (Record of the week), Loch Drummond FM, Radio Wolf and Vale FM amongst others. And was also twice a semi finalist in The UK Song Writing Contest (05 and 06).

Matt has been gigging for over 6 years now and played over 500 gigs. Playing venues such as The Birmingham Rep, The Crescent Theatre, The MAC, The Custard Factory, The Birmingham Library Theatre, The Old Rep, The Cavern (Liverpool) and The Hard Rock Cafe (Birmingham) and The Royal Spa Centre.

In addition he has also played festivals such as Oxjam, Warwick Folk Festival, Fuse Festival, Buskathon, Artsfest, Gigbeth, Sutton Arts Fest, Harbourne Carnival, and Sutton Coldfield Carnival.

In 2006 Tyler completed a successful mini tour of The USA. Playing dates in Nashville, Memphis, and Florida.

In 2008 he embarked on a tour of the Midlands on The Dead Flowers By Midnight Tour 2008.

Matt has played with many big names in the music industry including the likes of Trevor Burton (The Move), Nizlopi, and Mick Feeney (Irish Folk Star).

He also runs his own Internet radio station “Matt Tyler Radio”. Its on air 24/7 and you can listen in at: www.live365.com/stations/matttylermusic

Genres: Folk

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