Meet Matthew

Matthew was born in 2000 in the South of England and grew up always wanting to create. Initially it was writing and acting that interested him until he was first introduced to the ukulele in 2011. His school offered a service where he and his classmates would learn a different instrument every term, cycling through […]

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BAX Music Blog Post

I am a guest blogger for BAX Music, the online music shop that sell almost anything and everything that you might ever need as a gigging musician. They have a blog which covers helpful hints and tips for musicians on better playing, how to use certain equipment and more. As their ukulele specialist guest blogger […]

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Gig Report: Chichester Uni Graduation

This week I’ve been playing music at the graduation ceremonies at Chichester University. It’s been a lot of fun celebrating everybody’s fantastic achievements and I had lots of lovely comments which made me feel great. Monday to Thursday I was playing instrumental ukulele, mostly upbeat jazz and Hawaiian numbers which really suited the atmosphere just […]

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Bracknell Food and Music Festival

Matthew returns to this much-loved festival, as indeed the festival makes it’s comeback after the pandemic. Lots of live music throughout the day accompanies a wide variety of food stalls and local traders for the whole family to enjoy. The stage will be out in the woods on the grounds of the beautiful South Hill […]

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The Acoustic Cafe, 23rd August

Matthew returns to the Acoustic Cafe at the Rose & Crown in Sandhurst, one of the venues that he is most fond of. He will be performing his newly revamped Matthew Quilliam Show, where quirky humour and unmatched virtuosity combine to leave audiences spell-bound. Where: Rose & Crown Pub, High St, Sandhurst, GU47 8HA When: […]

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Debut album OUT NOW

And…WE’RE LIVE! I’m so excited to announce that my debut album COLD RED MACHINE is now available to buy right now on my bandcamp site, listed below. There’s something for everybody in here, and with 37 minutes of music available on both digital download and CD, you are spoilt for choice! There’s my three movement […]

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