Matthew Dames is a seasoned performer who migrated to Tasmania, Australia from Cambridge. He plays frequently at Salamanca Market in Hobart, the Harvest Market and the Colonial Hotel in Launceston. His Contemporary Folk style is warm and sensitive drawing influence from Passenger, Luka Bloom and Dougie Maclean. Matthew's original debut album Cold Stars was released in December 2013. His next album Walk with Me is due to be released in 2015. Matthew has performed at the Cygnet, National Folk Festivals and Falls Festival at Marion Bay, as well as the Adelaide Fringe Festival.