Matt Pless & Walter Etc at Exchange
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A gig held at Exchange on Thursday 20th June. The event starts at 19:30.

A consummate performer with a high-energy stage presence, Matt Pless travels the road continuously entertaining and astounding his audiences. Combining elements of folk, punk, pop, rap and rock, and even country, Matt Pless can lyrically turn a phrase with the best of them.

Matt’s extensive travel schedule has seen him tour all around the United States playing coffee shops, clubs, basements, living rooms, boxcars, wherever there are people who want to hear his music. A consummate performer with a high-energy stage presence, he books his own tour dates and along the way has managed to share the stage with Maroon 5, Fallout Boy, Ani DiFranco, David Amram, Rilo Kiley, Alkaline Trio, NOFX, Arlo Guthrie, Bad Brains, the late Pete Seeger and many other heavyweight names in the music scene. Matt was also the inspiration for Occupy This Album and wrote and performed the opening song for the compilation. That disc (which combined both well-known and unknown artists) arose from the Occupy Wall Street movement and featured Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Yoko Ono, Willie Nelson, Deborah Harry, Loudon Wainwright III, Arlo Guthrie,
and many others.

The eclectic musical project of California's Dustin Cole Hayes. FKA Walter Mitty and His Makeshift Orchestra, the band has been touring and releasing music for over a decade with a diy ethic and unorthodox career moves.

Birthed in the rolling fields of Stroud, some crusty folk came together with a vision to make silly songs and change the world. A fusion of folk, punk, bird related songs and chaos has moulded the Trash Cats into the band they are now. Singing songs about solidarity, feminism, crows taking over the world and Chickens. Cotswold Trash combine upbeat folk punk rhythms while delivering important messages nestled between comedic lighthearted chaos fuelled sounds.
Having their music described as "Supine-up jump-boogie waste-folk about birds and feminism. Raucous thought-strumming around issues of avian existentialism, a Post-modern pastoral skiffle" by at least 1 person in a pub one time. Cotswold Trash are ready to confuse more innocent bystanders and get them grooving.

Originally from near Reading, but based in Plymouth for over six years, former Pee After Sex member CROW is embarking on a solo venture armed with a baritone ukulele and acoustic guitar.
Somewhere between Pat the Bunny, AJJ, Daze'N'Daze, Nirvana, Poly Styrene, Kae Tempest and Violent Femmes, CROW brings influences of folk punk, grunge, riot grrrl and spoken word to the stage in a one man and his uke meets crust punk way.
CROW has shared stages with the likes of: 3 Daft Monkeys, JollyRoger, Babar Luck, Fidget and the Twitchers, Nasty Fishmonger, Andrea Kenny, Boom Boom Racoon and The Bus Station Loonies.

Exchange has a small ramp entrance from the street. Our bar and main event space are on the ground floor with level access throughout and we have an accessible toilet. If you need any other info on accessibility, please contact [email protected]

Exchange is a 14+ venue. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

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