FREE DOWNLOAD – All these places (despised and chased away)

All these places by Quiet Loner To download for free – simple enter your price as zero. This song is part of an art exhibition – Loitering With Intent: The Art and Politics of Walking – from July 23rd – October 14th 2016 at People’s History Museum in Manchester. The song reflects on the North’s Read more about FREE DOWNLOAD – All these places (despised and chased away)[…]

Loner to loiter

Singer songwriter Matt Hill (Quiet Loner) is a contributing artist to a new Manchester exhibition that celebrates the art of walking. Loitering With Intent: The Art and Politics of Walking runs from July 23rd – October 14th at People’s History Museum. The exhibition celebrates 10 years of the LRM (Loiterers Resistance Movement) – a Manchester Read more about Loner to loiter[…]

We Shall Overcome

Once again I am helping organise We Shall Overcome – a week long musical protest against austerity that intends to also get direct help to those affected. Last year we ended up with 250 gigs taking place in 123 towns across 8 countries on 3 continents, raising an estimated £125,000 of cash, food, clothing and bedding Read more about We Shall Overcome[…]

People’s History Museum Songwriter in residence

I am delighted to be working with the People’s History Museum as their very own songwriter in residence. The new position has been brought about thanks to a grant from Arts Council England, with the intention of giving a musician the opportunity to explore and interpret the museum’s collections through music, enabling people to see them Read more about People’s History Museum Songwriter in residence[…]

March Gigs

Tue 08 March MANCHESTER The Wonder Inn Opening for Ocotillo £5 8pm Sat 12 March ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE The Station The Station Hotel, 2 Warrington Street, OL6 6XB Ashton-under-Lyne We Shall Overcome Operation Greystone Fundraiser. Quiet Loner stage time is 930pm Noon-Midnight with The Hurriers, Joe Solo, Tracey Browne, Steve Roberts and many more Admission by donation Read more about March Gigs[…]

February gigs

Looking forward to a few gigs this week. The people I’m playing with on these shows are genuinely some of my favourite musicians and bands. WED 03 DUKINFIELD Tame Valley Hotel. 830pm. Free. Acoustic Eclectic with Kirsty McGee SAT 06 NOTTINGHAM The Guitar Bar. 8pm. £6 The Deep River Revue with Most Ugly Child & Read more about February gigs[…]

Download and CD sale

I’ve reduced the prices of my albums and introduced a special offer where you can download my entire back catalogue for just £6 – a saving of 50%! Available now on my Bandcamp site.  £6 Download all 3 albums + singles + EPs £5 Any CD album (Plus £1 postage in UK)  £4 Any album Read more about Download and CD sale[…]

My Top 10 Quiet Loner moments of 2015

2015 is a year I will remember for it’s action and activism. The election result in May seemed to initiate a seismic shift in UK politics – from the SNP landslide to the Corbyn mandate, there’s something in the air that is questioning the status quo. There’s been a similar frenzy of musical activity with Read more about My Top 10 Quiet Loner moments of 2015[…]

Tour November 15

NOVEMBER 2015 Wed 18 SHEFFIELD Greystones Sharing bill with Joe Solo. £6 advance / £8 door 730 doors 8pm Start Tickets here  Fri 20 NOTTM Guitar Bar Special Sound Unit Presents. With Tin Tac + Ben Haynes £5 on door. Doors at 8pm guitarbar.co.uk Thu 26 ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE The Station Hotel We Shall Overcome Christmas event Read more about Tour November 15[…]