"Professional Musician & Music Teacher"
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An actual live, in the flesh, real gig!!

This coming Sunday 30th May, Hope Tavern, Market Rasen 4.30 pm.

Hope Tavern: The Home of Blues Music in Lincolnshire

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Mat Walklate’s duo in a feast of Irish traditional songs

Waterside Sale: 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Trafford, M33 7ZF, UK

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Mat Walklate & Alex Haynes..

the blues to die for!

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Mat Walklate & Tom Attah..

Mat Walklate

    Upcoming Gigs

    List of the future gigs planned.

  • Sat 1st September

    Tom Attah & The Bad Man Clan, The Met, Bury

A few words about Me

My name is Mat Walklate. I'm a professional musician and music teacher and this website will provide details of the many bands and musical ventures with which I am involved.

My main instrument is the harmonica. I play diatonic, chromatic and tremolo in all styles of music, but predominantly Blues and Irish traditional music.

I sing and play harp in a blues duo with guitarist & singer Alex Haynes and I play harp with Tom Attah & The Bad Man Clan

In Irish traditional / Bluegrass band The House Devils I sing and play harmonica, flute & uilleann pipes www.thehousedevils.co.uk

I write songs and compose music, including for TV, film etc.

Recently, with Alex Haynes, I composed and performed original music for the Sky One TV series, Intergalactic (airing 2021), and I played harmonica for 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown in Series19

I teach harmonica privately, including via Skype and I have recently filmed two harmonica courses, available online Here

There aren't many gigs at the moment, but I am playing with Tom Attah Sat 5th September, at The Blues Bar, Harrogate

More about the music

The House Devils

One day back in 1930s Dublin, Matt's grandma Mary Fahey was walking down Rialto Street when she stopped to chat to a neighbour.
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My Harmonicas

Established in 1847, which makes it the oldest harmonica manufacturer in the world. Major investment in the company over the last five years has made Seydel into a world class producer of harmonicas.
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Mat Walklate & Alex Haynes

 I sing and play harp in a blues duo with guitarist & singer Alex Haynes.  
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Latest Video

I have many videos available to view online - Watch My Latest

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