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Mattie Vant’s newly-reformed musical project returns to Birmingham this coming autumn on an eight-date UK tour
After a brief hiatus over 2017 and 2018 Mattie Vant decided to bounce back to action with a brand new line-up including Superfood’s Alice Costelloe on bass. Early 2019 saw the return of VANT with a trio of singles released and a small venue tour across the UK – including a show at Birmingham’s Hare and Hounds. The new material featured a different and much more varied sound that showcased a lot of psych and house influence which put a big spin on their usual “the end is nigh'” punk rock tunes.
Conceived in the Sky is the name of VANT’s impending sophomore album which is due for release on January 10.
Mattie Vant has described his new endeavour as an independent project since the departure with his former band back in 2017 but claims that he is very much not alone with the support from his fans he received over the last tour. 2020 onwards is looking to hold big things for VANT so it’s worth grabbing tickets while you can.
See below for the full list of dates, including a Birmingham show at The Castle & Falcon. *Please note: these shows are rescheduled from October 2019. All tickets remain valid*
22 – The Mash House, Edinburgh
23 – Riverside, Newcastle
24 – The Key Club, Leeds
25 – The Castle & Falcon, Birmingham
28 – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
29 – Waterfront, Norwich
30 – The Garage, London
31 – Patterns, Brighton
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In love with all things ‘indie’ and underground – from psychedelic to alternative to rock. My favourite artists include Black Honey, The Last Shadow Puppets, Tame Impala, The Vaccines and Childish Gambino.