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Matthew Sweet | Tarrytown Music Hall | 9.22 | 8 PM

  • Tarrytown Music Hall 13 Main Street Tarrytown, NY, 10591 United States (map)

Matthew Sweet at Tarrytown Music Hall

Sept 22nd | 8 PM

 Matthew Sweet | Sept 22nd | 8 PM | Tarrytown Music Hall

Matthew Sweet | Sept 22nd | 8 PM | Tarrytown Music Hall

Matthew Sweet tours in support of his new album Forever Tomorrow, which will be released on June 16th. He emerged in 1991 as the leading figure of the American power pop revival. Like his British counterparts Teenage Fanclub, Sweet adhered to traditional songcraft, yet subverted the form by adding noisy post-punk guitar and flourishes of country-rock, resulting in an amalgam of the Beatles, Big Star, R.E.M., and Neil Young. Recorded with guitarists Richard Lloyd and Robert Quine, Sweet's third album, Girlfriend (1991), became a word-of-mouth critical and commercial hit over the course of 1992, with its title track reaching the Top Five on the Modern Rock charts. For the next five years, as alternative rock was the dominant commercial force in rock & roll, Sweet became a very popular concert attraction and solidified his reputation as the premiere alternative pop singer/songwriter. His next two records, Altered Beast (1993) and 100% Fun (1995) were both critically acclaimed and successful albums, reaching platinum status and making many year-end best-of lists.