By on June 17, 2013


Photo credit: Gordon Hawkins

Acclaimed singer/songwriter/activist Matthew Good is now set for an extensive headlining tour of North America around the release of his forthcoming album, ARROWS OF DESIRE.  Good will be performing with his full band.  The tour kicks off in Seattle, WA at Tractor Tavern on release date September 24th continuing through late November; please see below for tour dates.  Supporting Good on the US run will be Australian singer/songwriter Pete Murray, who has sold upwards of one million albums in his native Australia; Canadian support will be provided by Gentlemen Husbands. 


ARROWS OF DESIRE is Matthew Good‘s first original album for new label home eOne/FrostByte Media and is due out on September 24th in North America.  A single from the forthcoming album, “Had It Coming,” has just been released in Good‘s native Canada.  You can check out a performance video for the song, with footage taken from Good‘s recent sold-out show in London, here.


Matthew Good is a Canadian musician whose multi-platinum career has spanned nearly two decades.  From his early work with the Matthew Good Band to his most recent solo sets, Good has released nine studio LPs, three EPs, a live album, and most recently a “best of” collection, OLD FIGHTERS. All of Goodʼs full-length studio releases have achieved at least Gold status in his native Canada, and since 1999 none have debuted outside of the Top 5 (in Canada).  To date, Matthew Good has sold more than one million albums worldwide and has been nominated for 19 Juno Awards, winning 4 of them.  His most recent win was in 2011 for Rock Album of the Year for VANCOUVER.


Beyond music, Good is also known for his support of various causes, most notably his dedication to raising awareness regarding mental health issues (Good himself suffers from Bipolarity) and human rights. For the better part of a decade, Good has written commentary for his official website focusing primarily on the subjects of militarism, neocolonialism, US foreign and covert policy, the declination of human rights post 9/11, and his opposition to the federal governmentʼs dedication to Canadian combat operations in Afghanistan. He is an advocate of Ceasefire and has, in the past, contributed to The Guardian online.


About FrostByte Media

FrostByte Media Inc. is a full-service media and entertainment company based in Toronto with a staff of full-time professionals and satellite offices in France, the UK and Germany. The company has worldwide physical and digital distribution via Universal Music (Canada), Entertainment One (US), SoulFood Entertainment (Continental Europe), RSK (UK) and an array of partnerships covering Asia and Australia. It has also partnered with some of the world’s top independent PR and radio firms. FrostByte is committed to breaking its diverse roster of artists onto the world stage. In addition to traditional music services, the aggressive organization and its international partners can also provide songwriting collaboration, production and engineering, sponsorships and video production, as well as film and television licensing.


Matthew Good US headlining tour:



24        Seattle, WA                 Tractor Tavern

25        Portland, OR               Mississippi Studios

27        San Francisco, CA     Café Du Nord

28        Los Angeles, CA         The Roxy

29        San Diego, CA            Soda Bar


 1         Phoenix, AZ                 Mesa Arts/Piper Theatre

 4         Chicago, IL                  Double Door

  7        Cleveland, OH             Cambridge Room

 8         Philadelphia, PA          World Café Live

10        New York, NY              Highline Ballroom

11        Brighton, MA                Brighton Music Hall

12        Niagara Falls, NY        Rapids Theatre

14        Belleville, ON               The Empire Theatre

16        Moncton, NB               The Centre At Casino New Brunswick

17        Saint John, NB            Imperial Theatre

18        Halifax, NS                  Rebecca Cohn Auditorium

19        Fredericton, NB           Boyce Farmers Market

21        Brockville, ON             Brockville Arts Centre

22        Peterborough, ON       Showplace Theatre

24        Kingston, ON              Grand Theatre

25        Hamilton, ON              Hamilton Place Theatre

28        Barrie, ON                   Georgian Theatre

29        Kitchener,.ON             Centre In The Square

30        London, ON                 London Music Hall


 1         Toronto, ON                Massey Hall

 2         Montreal, QC               Corona Theatre

 4         Parry Sound, ON        Charles W. Stockey Centre

 5         Thunder Bay, ON        Crocks

 7         Winnipeg, MB              Burton Cummings Theatre

 8         Saskatoon, SK            The Odeon Events Centre

 9         Lloydminster, AB         The Kooler

10        Regina, SK                  Pure Ultra Lounge/Pure East Room

13        Medicine Hat, AB         Esplanade Arts And Heritage Center

14        Edmonton, AB             Northern Alberta Jubilee Hall

15        Calgary, AB                 Epcor Centre’s Jack Singer Concert Hall

16        Calgary, AB                 Epcor Centre’s Jack Singer Concert Hall

18        Banff, AB                     Eric Harvie Theatre At The Banff Centre

19        Lethbridge, AB            Average Joe’s

21        Cranbrook, BC            Key City Theatre

22        Penticton, BC              South Okanagan Events Centre

23        Courtenay, BC            Sid Williams Theatre

25        Nanaimo, BC              Port Theatre

28        Vancouver, BC            Orpheum




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Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.