Matthew and the Atlas to play the Academy 2

Matthew and the Atlas

Alternative-folk songwriter Matthew and the Atlas has been confirmed to perform at the Academy 2 in Dublin on May 4th.

Matthew and the Atlas a.k.a Matthew Hegarty is currently preparing for the release of his début studio album Other Rivers on April 14th. Following a pair of stellar E.P releases the forthcoming full-length outing from Hegarty promises to capture the artists syncopated, percussive approach to the alternative-folk genre. With the single ‘Pale Sun Rose’ providing an exciting glimpse at the record’s expansive harmonic sound.

The songwriter’s Dublin show in the Academy 2 will come as part of Matthew and the Atlas’ Other Rivers album tour, and it with the multi-textured aesthetic of the musician’s studio work it will be interesting to hear how the tone and feel of the recording translates to the live realm.

Tickets for Matthew and the Atlas’ show in the Academy 2 are priced at €11 and are on sale now. For more information visit

Click below to watch the poweful music video for ‘Pale Sun Rose’ by Matthew and the Atlas.

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