Matt Holubowski Returns with a 2020 Tour, New Album, and Single “Thoroughfare”

Matt Holubowski by William Arcand

Montreal’s Matt Holubowski has a load of awesome updates, including 2020 tour dates, an upcoming new album, and a new single called “Thoroughfare.” The folky Canadian musician is coming off his successful, Gold-certified album, Solitudes, which saw him perform some 200+ shows in two-and-a-half years. Well, the growth continues and Holubowski is now geared up for an extremely busy year ahead.

The upcoming trek will begin in Holubowski’s home province of Quebec in January and take him across North America, with performances in the U.S. Kitchener, Toronto, Hamilton, Kingston, and all over Quebec. Additionally, a follow-up studio recording is now confirmed for an early 2020 release, and its debut single “Thoroughfare” is now available for repeated enjoyment.

Speaking of the new song, Holubowski commented, “‘Thoroughfare’ is about following something pure and beautiful down a narrow, colourful path, but getting a little lost along the way and leaving a bit of yourself behind, quietly lost in time. I’ve always deliberately avoided talking about love in my songs in the past, but certain events in my life in the last few years made it impossible for me to ignore it this time around. It’s literally in all the songs now, in some way or another. I couldn’t help myself. And I finally understood why people write love songs. They’re liberating.”

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2020 Tour Dates:

January 10 – Val-Morin, QC – Théâtre du Marais
January 11 – Val-Morin, QC – Théâtre du Marais
February 18 – Ste-Geneviève, QC – Salle Pauline-Julien
February 27 – Bécancour, QC – Le Moulin Michel de Gentilly
February 28 – Sherbrooke, QC – Theatre Granada
February 04 – Montreal, QC – M Telus
March 5 – Québec, QC – Grand Théâtre de Québec
March 6 – Sorel-Tracy, QC – Salle Georges-Codling
March 7 – Gatineau, QC – Salle Odyssée
March 11 – Los Angeles, CA – Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetary
March 14 – Portland, OR – The Old Church
March 15 – Seattle, WA – Barboza
March 18 – Kitchener, ON – Centre in the Square
March 19 – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
March 20 – Hamilton, ON – Mills Hardware
March 21 – Kingston, ON – Grad Club
April 15 – Amos, QC – Théâtre des Eskers
April 16 – La Sarre, QC – Salle Desjardins
April 17 – Rouyn-Noranda, QC – Théâtre du Cuivre
April 18 – Val-d’Or, QC – Théâtre Telebec
May 8 – L’Assomption, QC – Theatre Hector-Charland
May 9 – Chicoutimi, QC – Théâtre Banque-Nationale
May 10 – Sept-Îles, QC – Salle Jean-Marc-Dion
May 12 – St-Irénée, QC – Domaine Forget
May 14 – Carleton-sur-Mer, QC – Quai des Arts
May 15 – Rimouski, QC – Salle Desjardins-Telus
May 16 – Cowansville, QC – Auditorium Massey-Vanier
May 17 – Brossard, QC – L’Étoile Banque-Nationale
May 27 – St-Eustache, QC – Le Zénith de St-Eustache
May 28 – Terrebonne, QC – Theatre du Vieux-Terrebonne
May 29 – Trois-Rivières, QC – Théâtre du Cégep
May 30 – Joliette, QC – Salle Rolland-Brunelle
June 5 – Laval, QC – Salle Andre-Mathieu
June 6 – Victoriaville, QC – Le Carré 150
June 10 – St-Hyacinthe, QC – Centre des Arts Juliette-Lassonde
June 11 – Drummondville, QC – Maison des arts Desjardins
June 12 – Saint-Jérôme, QC – Théâtre Gilles-Vigneault
June 13 – Sainte-Thérèse, QC – Théâtre Lionel-Groulx

Artwork for “Thoroughfare” by Matt Holubowski
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