Matt Schofield released his critically acclaimed fifth studio album, Far As I Can See, a superb collection of modern blues.

Far as I Can See also pays homage to some of Matt Schofield’s heroes in the form of his incredible covers of “Breaking Up Somebody’s Home” by Albert King and “Yellow Moon” by the Neville Brothers.

Since taking to the road with the legendary Joe Satriani last year, Schofield has been touring the US for the better part of this year. The multi-award winning guitarist and singer/songwriter is about to return to the UK to embark upon a 15-date tour, his largest headline tour to date. Special guests, The Ben Poole Band, will be opening for Matt throughout the tour and National Rock Review will be in attendance at Schofield’s show at the Stockton Arc on November 15 to bring you all of the action from the road.

Writer/photographer, Adam Kennedy, spoke with the British Blues Hall of Famer about the upcoming UK tour, his latest album, his setup, how he started out as well as some of his influences.

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Tour Dates:
13/11/14 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
14/11/14 – Leeds The Wardrobe
15/11/14 – Stockton Arc
16/11/14 – Glasgow O2 ABC
18/11/14 – Chester Live Rooms
20/11/14 – Brighton Shoreham Ropetackle Arts
21/11/14 – Norwich Epic
22/11/14 – Cambridge Junction
23/11/14 – Sheffield Greystones
24/11/14 – Sale Waterside Arts
26/11/14 – Worcester Huntington Hall
27/11/14 – Bristol Tunnels
28/11/14 – Newbury Arlington Arts
29/11/14 – Exeter Phoenix
30/11/14 – Cardiff The Globe

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About The Author

Adam Kennedy is an experienced music photographer based in northeast England. He has been shooting concerts for several years, predominantly with the band Vintage Trouble. In 2013, he was one of their tour photographers, covering the UK and Ireland tour including the headline shows and as opening act for The Who. As an accomplished concert photographer, Adam's work has been featured in print such as, Classic Rock Blues Magazine, Guitarist Magazine, Blues in Britain magazine, broadcast on the MDA Telethon on ABC Television in the US, used in billboard advertising for Renaissance Hotels in the US, and featured online via music blogs such as Uber Rock and Guitar Planet. He is also the official photographer at Newcastle Rock and Blues Club.

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