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  New CD
"Here's a Health to the Company"
 
     
   
 

Paul Stowe
Solo CD

Ten Thousand Miles I’ve Travelled

 
     
 


Across The Sea


 


Matching Ties Live

 
 


Crossing The Bridge

 
 


Matching Ties Nr 1

 


 
 
 
 
 
Matching Ties is an Irish, English and Scottish folk group with members from the U.S.A., England, Ireland and Germany based in southeastern Germany. Their unique blend of traditional Irish/Celtic folk with a modern twist and a touch of American bluegrass and mountain music is their trademark. The core of the band is their duo, which expands to line-ups from permanent members in their trio and quartet to special guest musicians in their quintet. Among the best multi-instrumentalists in the European folk scene on stringed instruments, flutes, pipes and percussions, they are also excellent singers and seasoned entertainers. Since 1986 they have performed over 3000 times at every imaginable acoustic and folk music event and venue throughout Europe and in the U.S.A. In addition to their concerts they present Irish Folk Nights in which they accompany Irish dancers.
 
         

Paul Stowe
Trevor Morriss
Peter Corbett
Konrad Stock

 
Current
 


Please visit the websites of
Matching Ties’ sister band
Grass Root Ties
,
bluegrass, blues & swing

and
Paul Stowe
folk & blues solo

     
     
     

Line-ups

   
Please note that members of all the line-ups below are interchangeable, so that in addition to the nucleus duo Paul Stowe and Trevor Morriss, any combination of the musicians below is possible (trio to quintet).
     
   


     
  The Duo
  The Trio
  The Quartet
   
  Matching Ties is a Munich area and southern Germany based international Irish, Scottish, and English folk and acoustic music group. The name and the matching ties they wear on stage are symbolic of the ties between these musicians of different nationalities, united in their international, above all Irish, Scottish, English and American blend of music. They perform as a duo with founding members American Paul Stowe and Englishman Trevor Morriss (guitars, mandolin, Irish bouzouki). Trio and quartet line-ups include regular members Irishman Peter Corbett on the fiddle and Munich bodhrán (Irish drum), tin and low whistle and bagpipe player Konrad Stock. They are also joined on occasion by select international guest musicians who are among the best in the European scene to form a quintet. Since 1986 they have brought their blend of Irish and British folk, bluegrass, newgrass, and acoustic country, blues and swing to a wide variety of venues throughout Europe and in the USA. The duo continues to play this blend whilst the larger line-ups concentrate on Irish and British folk. In 2011 the group split into 2 groups. Matching Ties focusing on Irish and British folk, and Grass Root Ties took over the American bluegrass, blues, swing and country repertoire (click here for information about Grass Root Ties). From smaller stages such as cabarets, folk clubs, and music pubs to larger city, cultural, folk, guitar, bluegrass and country festivals they adapt to any performance situation. Their show is full of spontaneous sketches and humor, finding the right balance between their love for the beauty and complexity of the music, but showing the audience at all times that they are having fun. Their music has been represented on 4 CDs to date.

Their latest production, the live DVD/CD set “25th Anniversary Performances” was released on the occasion of their 25th anniversary in August 2011. They also perform as a dance band accompanying Irish dancers at Irish folk nights in halls and venues organized in cooperation with various cultural promoters by Paul Stowe, often joined by a 2nd or 3rd band in an unforgettable evening of Irish and Celtic folklore. Please click here for more information about Irish Folk Nights.
 
     
   
     
 
     

The Duo - Paul Stowe (USA) & Trevor Morriss (GB)
Paul Stowe (USA) & Trevor Morriss (GB) acoustic and steel-bodied guitars, mandolin, Irish bouzouki, mouth harp, vocals
The common ties between the respective musical cultures of American Paul Stowe and Englishman Trevor Morriss form the cornerstone of the Matching Ties repertoire. As accomplished stylists in many folk directions, they blend Irish, English, Scottish folk with a touch of bluegrass and blues into their own unique mixture. Paul and Trevor founded Matching Ties in 1986, and have since played the incredible sum of some 3000+ concerts together. Well arranged instrumental parts and exact, expressive harmony vocals produce a full, round sound. Spontaneous sketches and clowning loosen up their show, and create a personal atmosphere. Whether they’re playing in a pub or at a festival, for 20 or 2000 listeners, they always manage to steal the show, often over-shadowing larger bands in this style. Years of professional experience has molded these likeable musicians into a perfect team. As virtuosi on their respective instruments, Paul and Trevor have long been a part of the elite circle of musicians in the European acoustic and folk music scenes.
   
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The Trio- Paul Stowe (USA) & Colm O'Tuama (IRL) Trevor Morriss (GB))
The Trio

The Duo plus Peter Corbett (IRL)
As a trio Matching Ties becomes a “small band" with Irish violinist (fiddler) Peter Corbett originally from Limerick, Ireland. Peter is the perfect addition to the established team of Paul and Trevor.
His wide knowledge and repertoire of Irish and Celtic folk expands the musical possibilities of the duo. Peter is a virtual walking encyclopedia of Irish and Celtic tunes (melodies) and songs. Having grown up in the heart of the Irish folk boom, his playing is virtuous and authentic.

Peter
is not only one of Europe’s top Irish folk fiddlers, but is also accomplished in bluegrass and other styles. Peter is also an authentic Irish singer with wide variety of songs, and a solid harmony singer.
He is also a great team member adding rhythmic support with long-bowing and “shuffling” techniques on violin. Please see the biography page for more information about Peter.

 
     
The Quartet, The Quintet

The Duo plus Peter Corbett (IRL) and Konrad Stock (D)
Peter and Konrad are presently the regular members of the Matching Ties-Quartet, which performs an increasing amount of the band’s concerts in middle-sized to larger venues.
Konrad Stock a veteran of the folk music scene from Munich, Germany joins Paul, Trevor and Peter on bodhrán (Irish drum), tin and low whistles, and Scottish Highland and Bourdon bagpipes, washboard kit and various percussions. His main duties are to keep the rhythm on the bodhrán, not only to the Irish/Celtic music, but uniquely to all the occasional novelty song on the bodhrán or his crazy washboard set, a folk drum kit with wood blocks, bongos, cow bells and cymbal. He is also an accomplished tin and low whistle player and (bag-)piper, and ushers the crowd in with a set of Scottish bagpipe tunes, or picks up the whistles to play duets and trio with Peter on tunes sets or ballads.
Please see the biography page for more information about Konrad.



The Quartet with GUEST MUSICIANS

Various instrumentalists join Matching Ties on fiddle, tin and low whistles, flute or bodhrán to form a quintet depending on their availability on the given date. The quintet mainly comes into action at the Irish Folk Nights as an added soloist for the tune sets (dance melodies) to accompany dancers, but may also appear at regular concerts. Drawing from a large pool of the best Irish/Celtic folk musicians based in Germany, or from Ireland, each guest is an added highlight to their program. As members of the Matching Ties extended family all of the guest musicians have toured with the band, and are very familiar with its repertoire. More information about Matching Ties guest musicians upon request.
   
 









 
   

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
 

Musicians

 
       
 
Paul Stowe (Salt Lake City, USA) acoustic & steel-bodied guitars, mouth harp, vocal
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Paul grew up in a classical music family in Hartford, Connecticut (USA), and began playing the guitar at the age of 12. After moving to Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) at the age of 16 he began to play street music, festivals and clubs in the Rocky Mountain area. After two years of touring throughout Europe with folk and blues bands, he toured Italy living in Florence for 1 year before moving to the Munich, and later the Munich, Germany area to join the country and bluegrass band "Kentucky Bluefield" and founded Matching Ties in 1986. Paul manages the band and books the Irish Folk Nights, and plays as a solo artist throughout Europe and in the U.S.A. He lives with his wife and 2 children southeast of Munich near Rosenheim, Germany.  
     
  Contact Paul Stowe: paulstowe [at] matchingties [dot] com  
     
     
  Paul Stowe Solo - more Info  
       
       
 
Trevor Morriss (London, GB) mandolin, mandola, Irish bouzouki, guitar, vocal
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Trevor grew up in southeast London and in Cornwall, England. As one of the first Englishmen to play bluegrass and American folk in a string band with his brothers, he was influential in bringing American music to the English folk circuit. He lived for 2 years in the U.S.A. and Canada, playing in bluegrass and folk bands, sitting in with many name acts, before returning to Europe and eventually settling 1980 in the Munich area. Trevor also played with Paul in "Kentucky Bluefield”. Trevor fills in on occasion with various acoustic, country and Irish folk bands and works as a studio musician. Trevor lives south of Munich near Starnberg, Germany.  
     
  Contact Trevor Morriss: trevor [at] matchingties [dot] com  
       

       
 
Peter Corbett (Ireland) fiddle (violin) and vocal
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Peter was born in Dublin, and grew up in central Ireland near Mullingar in County Westmeath. In the early 1970’s he began to learn folk fiddle in sessions with the O’Connor family and other well-known Irish musicians in the legendary music villages of Murroe and Dundalk, Ireland. Moving to Germany in 1983 Peter has since played in many bands including a duo with Steve Shorrock “Devil’s Dilemma”, the Berlin band “Shanahan and Co.”, and “Na Ciotogi” as well as working as a studio musician. Peter lives in Fuerth next to Nuremberg, Germany. He joined “Matching Ties” in 2011.  
       
       
 
Konrad Stock (Munich, Germany) bodhrán, scottish and border bagpipes, tin whistles, percussions
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Konrad was born and raised in the Gruenwald south of Munich, Germany. Although his duties as a doctor are very time consuming, he finds time to play folk music at a very high level. His main instrument is the bagpipes, but he is also a very accomplished bodhrán and tin whistle player. Having spent some time in Scotland and England where he honed his skills as a folk musician, he attended the famous College of Piping in Glasgow.  A friendly and familiar face in the German folk music scene, he is a regular at sessions and festivals and plays on occasion in the well known German rock band “The Seer”.  
   
     
       
       
 
Jessica Lombardi (Italy) Irish wooden flute, whistles, bodhrán, piva (Mediterranean bagpipes) and vocals

Jessica began to play the flute at the age of 11. Upon graduation from musical high school in Arezzo, Italy she then studied at the Cherubini Conservatory of Music in Florence. After playing in ensembles and in theaters, she returned to get her master’s degree in Siena writing her theses on the “Music and National Identity of Irish Songs”. She played with musicians from Ireland and England in the Irish folk group “Dagda”, and with the Italian folk groups “Fiamma Fumana” and “Passo Verso Nord” with which she recorded CDs and toured Europe and the U.S. In 2011 she came to Munich, Germany, joining Matching Ties in 2015.

 
 
 
 
 
 
       
 

Guest Musicians

 
Guest musicians in our quintet, see Line-Ups
 
       
 
 

Performances

 
 
Matching Ties is a concert band and prefers audiences that listen. That doesn’t mean that the audience shouldn’t have a good time or participate in their show. Private and company parties engagements are also possible, but we advise that you be sure that your guests desire to hear our styles music.                                                                                                                                              
         
         

Equipment and publicity materials

Photos and press text can be downloaded from the Download page of this website. Posters (DIN A2, Duo also in A3) for all Matching Ties line-ups can be delivered free of charge (generally 50 per engagement). PA system and lighting can be provided for 20 to 500 listeners. For larger events, larger PA systems, lighting and stages can be rented. Playing acoustic without a PA is also possible and welcome if the venue and audiences allow.
         
         

 

Selected performances

     
D – Matching Ties Irish Folk Nights mit/with dancers: Schloss Amerang, Stadtsaal Neuoetting, Stadtsaal Dillingen, Open Air Pfarrgarten Donauwoerth, Postsaal Trostberg, Kloster Baumburg, Buergerhaus Eching, Kupferhaus Planegg, Taufkirchen bei Muenchen, Schloss Maxhofen,
Factory Inn Selb, Attl bei Wasserburg, Salzachhalle Laufen, Kursaal Prien u.v.m./and many more
D – Nürnberg, Bardentreffen (World Music Festival)
D – Balve, Irish Folk Festival, Balver Höhle
D – Bonfeld, Folk im Schlosshof
D – Taunusstein, Folk Club, Celtic Night
D – Homberg, Hessen Folk Festival
D-Zaisersweier, Irish Folk Nights
D-Hattersheim, Folk Festival Posthof
D – Hirschberg, Saasemer Folk & Shanty Festival
D – München, Tollwood Festival
D – Singen, Hohentwiel Burgfest
D – Stuttgart, Stadtfest (City Festival)
D – Kempten, Jazz Frühling
D-Erding, Sinnflut Festival
D-Willofs, Veteranan Treff & End of Summer Festivals
GB/IRL - Kreuzfahrtschiff / Cruise Ship (England, Scotland & Ireland)
I-Ameglia, Tra Fiume e Mare Concert Series
I-Trento, Triskell Folk Festival
I - Friuli, Folkest Festival
I – San Marino, Castle Concerts
I – Verona, Concerti Caligeri (Piazza Dante)
I – Udine, Folk Club Buttrio & Madame Guitar Festival
I – Lecce, Salento Guitar Festival
A – Waidhofen, Musikfest
A – Finkenstein, Burgarena, Irish Folk Festival
A – Mayrhofen, Country, Folk & Blues Festival
A- Klagenfurt, Altstadtzauber (City Cultural Festival)
A- Spittal, Guitarena Concerts, Castle Porcia
CZ-Telc, Beltine Folk Festival
CZ – Prague Culture Palace, International Dobro Festival
SK - Trnava, International Dobrofest
SLO – Bled, Okarina Folk Festival
SLO – Maribor, Lent Music Festival
F- Craponne, Rendez-Vous Festival
H – Tatabanya, Blues Festival
H – Balaton, Countrynental Festival
CH – Schaffhausen, Over Easy Bluegrass Festival
CH -  Zürich, Albisguetli Festival
CH – Thun, Bluegrass Festival
CH – Stetten, Bluegrass Family Festival
USA – Pennsylvania, Folk Festival
USA – Boston, Club Passim
USA – Tour Oct-Nov. 2008, 12 concerts in the northwestern U.S.
   
         
         
         
         
     
     

Reviews

     
         
  - Irish-Folk-Night-Bruckmuehl - Quartet Ummendorf - Quartet with Rosena Horan Rammingen  
  - Duo Zwiefalten   - Quintett St. Patrick's Day Planegg  
         
         
  - Duo "am Stoa" Wasserburg - Trio Folkfestival im Schlosshof - Irish Folk Night Dillingen  
  - Duo Taglaching - Trio Schwebheim - Quartet Eberbach  
  - Duo Freistett "Ku-Stall" - Trio Erding    
         
         
         
     
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
   
 

Matching Ties is a concert band and prefers audiences that listen. That doesn’t mean that the audience shouldn’t have a good time or participate in their show. Private and company parties engagements are also possible, but we advise that you be sure that your guests desire to hear our styles music.

 
     
  May 2018  
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 12. May 2018 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-89522 Heidenheim, Musiknacht (music night pub festival), Bistro Schlossblick, August-Loeschstr. 24
www.heidenheimer-musiknacht.de
 
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 13. May 2018 - 11:30-14:00 hrs. www.paulstowe.com
 
 
I-39049 Sterzing/Vipiteno, Blue Days, patio Municipal Theater Cafe / Terazza del Teatro Comunale Cafe
www.bluedays.it
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio & Grass Root Ties, 26. May 2018 - 20:30 hrs.
 
 
D-69412 Eberbach, Kulturlabor, Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 2 www.grassrooties.com
www.kulturlabor-eberbach.de
 
     
  June 2018  
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 01. June 2018 - 19:00-21:00 hrs. www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-83512 Wasserburg, Cafesito, Bahnhofsplatz 14
http://cafesitobar.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 21. June 2018 - 19:00 hrs.
 
 
D-66953 Pirmasens, Pirmasens Music Summer, Neuffer Park (if rains in Brauhaus Kuchems, Schlossstr. 44)
www.kuchems-brauhaus.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 22. June 2018 - 19:00 hrs
 
 
D-66957 Eppenbrunn, Ransbrunner Hof (Farm)
www.ransbrunner-hofladen.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 29. June 2018 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-06667 Weissenfels, Geleitshaus, Grosse Burgstr. 22, in courtyard, if rains in pub
www.geleitshaus.com
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 30. June 2018 - 14 and ca 20 hrs. tba
 
 
D-98527 Suhl, Street Food Festival, Platz der Deutschen Einheit, with Grass Root Ties www.grassrooties.com
www.facebook.com/versipellis.events/
 
     
  July 2018  
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 01. July 2018 - 12 and 14 hrs tba
 
 
D-98527 Suhl, Street Food Festival, Platz der Deutschen Einheit
www.facebook.com/versipellis.events/
 
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 12. July 2018 - 19:45-22:15 hrs. www.paulstowe.com
 
 

I-39052, Kaltern / Caldaro, Restaurant Kaltererhof, Goldgasse 23
www.kaltererhof.eu

 
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 15. July 2018 - from 13:00 hrs. tba www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-80802 München, Old Irish Pub, Giselastr. 11, summer festival in courtyard
www.irish-folk-pub.de
 
     
 
Grass Root Ties / Bluegrass Festival , 21. July 2018 - 19:00 hrs. www.grassrootties.com
 
 
D-83319 Obing, Gasthaus zur Post "beim John" beer garden, if rains in hall, with HUCKLEBERRY 5 www.ruediger-helbig.de
www.john-obing.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 25. July 2018 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-98553 Schleusingen, Bergsee Ratscher Country Festival, Saloon
www.das-countryfestival.de
 
     
 
Grass Root Ties, 28. July 2018 - 16:30- approx. 18:00 hrs. www.grassrootties.com
 
 
D-98553 Schleusingen, Bergsee Ratscher Country Festival
www.das-countryfestival.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 29. July 2018 - 11:00- approx. 13:30 hrs.
 
 
D-98553 Schleusingen, Bergsee Ratscher Country Festival, Saloon, 11 h. gospel mass, 12 h. main stage
www.das-countryfestival.de
 
     
 
Grass Root Ties with Ruediger Helbig, 31. July 2018 - 20:00 hrs. www.grassrootties.com
 
 
CH-8447 Dachsen, Badi Faescht (swim area festival), Badi Bachdelle, Ruediger Helbig, Paul Stowe, Trevor Morriss, Claudio della Penna
www.nordagenda.ch
 
     
  August 2018  
     
 
Matching Ties-Quartet, 03. August 2018 - 19:30-21:30 hrs.
 
 
D-83043 Bad Aibling, Kultur im Park, Kurpark, (Culture in the Park), if rains in main hall
www.aib-kur.de
 
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 07. August 2018 - 19:00-ca. 22 hrs. www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-83319 Obing, Gasthaus zur Post beim John, beer garden, if rains in the bar
www.john-obing.de
 
     
 
Grass Root Ties, 11. August 2018 - 12:00 - 15:00 hrs
 
 
D-82256 Fuerstenfeldbruck, Kloster Fuerstenfeldbruck, Töpfermarkt Biergarten (pottery market) www.grassrooties.com
www.fuerstenfeld.de
 
     
 
Grass Root Ties, 12. August 2018 - 20:15 hrs., doors open 18:30 hrs.
 
 
D-85652 Pliening-Ottersberg, Ottersberger Sommerkonzerte (summer concerts), Selmerhof, An der Leiten 32, www.grassrooties.com
www.rudi-zapf.de
 
     
  September 2018  
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 08. September 2018 - 10:30-13:00 hrs. www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-83512 Wasserburg am Inn, Musikalischer Samstag (Musical Saturday), Corner Faerbergasse/Schustergasse
http://wfv-wasserburg.de
 
     
 
Grass Root Ties, 08. September 2018 - beginning 19:00 hrs tba
 
 
D-89923 Gundelfingen-Birkenried, Kulturgewaechshaus Birkenried, Bluegrass Meeting
www.cwf-koetz.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 09. September 2018 - 14:00-17:00 hrs.
 
 
D-89923 Gundelfingen-Birkenried, Kulturgewaechshaus Birkenried, Bluegrass Meeting
www.cwf-koetz.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 15. September 2018 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-95183 Trogen, Gasthaus Kienberg, Kienberg 15, Folk Club Isaar
www.folkclub-isaar.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 16. September 2018 - 19:00 hrs.
 
 
D-90469 Nuernberg, Rupert Folk Club, Rupert Stuben, Germersheimer Str. 118
www.rupert-stuben.eu
 
     
  October 2018  
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 02. October 2018 - from 19:00 hrs. tba www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-83209 Prien, Weissblaue Nacht (Blue and White Night), different locations in the town center
www.prienpartner.com
 
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 09. October 2018 - 18:30-approx.. 20:30 hrs. www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-83512 Attl, Stiftung Attl, Foyer der Kantine (foyer of cafeteria), Budenzauber
www.stiftung.attl.de
 
     
  November 2018  
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 08. November 2018 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-83043 Bad Aibling, Saitenspruenge guitar festival satellite show, Gellings/The Bogtrotter (Irish Pub), Bahnhofstr. 11
www.saitenspruenge.com www.facebook.com/GellingsTheBogtrotter/
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 09. November 2018 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-85276 Pfaffenhofen, Musikinstitut Intakt, Raiffeisenstr. 33
www.intakt-musikinstitut.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Quartett, 15. November 2018 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-61381 Friedrichsdorf, Irish Folk Night, Forum, Dreieichstr. 22 + "O´Brannlaig Rinceoir Dancers" tbc +Tanahill Weavers (SCo)
www.friedrichsdorf.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 22. November 2018 - 19:30 hrs
 
 
D-80336 Muenchen, CVJM (YMCA), Landwehrstr. 13
www.cvjm-muenchen.org
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Quartett, 24. November 2018 - 20:00 Uhr
 
 
D-83512 Attl, Stiftung Attl, Keltische Nacht (Celtic Night), Turnhalle (Gymnasium)
www.stiftung.attl.de
 
     
  December 2018  
     
 
Matching Ties-Quartet, 08. December 2018 - 19:00-0 hrs.
 
 
D-85356 Freising, Munich Airport-Airbraeu, Irish Christmas + Irish dancers tba
www.munich-airport.de
 
     
  January 2019  
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 05. January 2019 - 20:30 hrs www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-94638 Waldenburg, Gleis 1, Bahnhof (train station)
www.gleis1.net
 
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 06. January 2019 - 10:30 - approx. 12:30 hrs. www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-66763 Dillingen/Saar, Gitarrenmatinee (guitar brunch), Cafe Reinhard, Stummstr. 66
www.kultur-und-gitarre.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 25. January 2019 - 20:00 hrs
 
 
D-82216 Maisach, Brewery Maisach-Raeuberkeller (cellar), Beer & Guitar
www.beer-and-guitar.com
 
     
  February 2019  
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 02. February 2019 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-88499 Riedlingen, Johannes-Zwick-Haus, Goldbronnenstr. 1
www.ev-kirche-riedlingen.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Quintet, 08. February 2019 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-83714 Miesbach, Waitzinger Keller, Irish Folk Night with the "O´Brannlaig Rinceoir Irish Dancers" TBC
www.miesbach.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 15. February 2019 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-90596 Schwanstetten, Kulturscheune Leerstetten, Kirchplatz 1
www.kis.schwanstetten-online.de
 
     
  March 2019  
     
 
Matching Ties-Quintet, 15. March 2019 - 19:00 hrs.
 
 
D-81375 Muenchen, Augustinum, Stiftsbogen 74, Kultur in Hadern, ST. PATRICK'S DAY! + "O´Brannlaig Rinceoir Irish Dancers" tbc
www.kultur-in-hadern.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Quintet, 16. March 2019 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-85354 Freising, Lindenkeller, Irish Folk Night / ST. PATRICK'S DAY!+ "O´Brannlaig Rinceoir Irish Dancers" tbc
www.lindenkeller-live.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Trio, 17. March 2019 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-81829 Muenchen, Kultur-Etage Messestadt, Erika-Cremer-Strasse 8, ST. PATRICK'S DAY!
www.kultur-etage.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 30. March 2019 - 19:00 hrs. tba
 
 
D-98544 Zella-Mehlis, Da Capo eV., Vereinshaus (club house), Rodebachstr. 77a
www.da-capo.info
 
     
  April 2019  
     
  May 2019  
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 11. May 2019 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-85395 Attenkirchen, Tutuguri, Bachfeldhaus, am bachfeld 8
www.tutuguri.de
 
     
  June 2019  
     
 
Paul Stowe-solo, 05. June 2019 - 19:00 - approx. 21:00 hrs. www.paulstowe.com
 
 
D-85540 Haar, Kleines Theater Cafe, Casinostr. 75
www.kleinestheaterhaar.de
 
     
  July 2019  
     
  August 2019  
     
  September 2019  
     
  October 2019  
     
 
Matching Ties-Quintet, 05. October 2019 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-95100 Selb , Rosenthal Theater, Irish Folk Night with Craobh Rua (Belfast) + "O´Brannlaig Rinceoir Irish Dancers"
www.selb.de
 
     
 
Matching Ties-Duo, 19. October 2019 - 20:00 hrs.
 
 
D-61381 Friedrichsdorf, Garniers Keller, Hugenottenstr. 117
www.friedrichsdorf.de
 
     
  November 2019  
     
  December 2019  
     
     
     

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NEW CD " HERE'S A HEALTH TO THE COMPANY"
 
  1. City of Chicago 9. Wild Mountain Thyme
  2. Scotsman Over the Border/Donnybrook Fair/Garrett Barry’s 10. Hard Times of Old England
  3. Border Reveir 11. An Spailpin Fanách
  4. From Clare to Here 12. Morrison’s Jig / Kid on the Mountain
  5. The Little Beggar Man (Girl) 13. The Northwest Passage
  6. Thomas’ Morris/Postman’s Polka 14. Johnny’s Wedding/Teetotaler’s Reel/The High Ree
  7. The Bonny Ship the Diamond 15. Sweet Music Roll On
  8. Here’s a Health to the Company  
 
  Musicians: Paul Stowe, Trevor Morriss, Peter Corbett, Konrad Stock
MATCHING TIES "Here's a Health to the Company" MT-CD-06 . produced by Matching Ties 2015
 
Paul Stowe CD “Ten Thousand Miles I’ve Travelled” using order form on www.paulstowe.com or order hier!
   
1. The Day I Shook the President’s Hand
2. Key to the Highway
3. Refugees
4. King of the Fairies/Flowers of Edinburg/Rights of Man
5. Little Sadie
6. Dixie Chicken
7. Pastures of Plenty
8. Oxford Town
9. Big Boss Man
10. The Terrible Tour of Eighty-Five
11. How Dear to Me (Planxty Irwin) /
Sí Beag, Sí Mór

12. Galway Girl
13. Gunshot Thunder
14. Banks of Lough Gamhna/Dan Sullivan's Father's/The Old Favourite
15. Brown Sugar
16. Boys of Bedlam
17. Wexford Lullaby
   
Musicians & Performers: Paul Stowe
 
DVD "25 Year Anniversary Performances" / Now available as DVD/CD Set (see order form right)!
   

1) The Cuckoo’s Nest / St. Anne’s Reel
2) The Holy Well
3) Carrickfergus / The Water is Wide
4) My Little Fiddle
5) The Skye and Mingulay Boat Songs
6) In the Summertime
7) Red is the Rose
8) Ragtime Annie / Golden Slippers
9) Summertime
10) Keeping the Boat Afloat
11) Let’s Make a Baby King

12) Rout of the Blues / Bonaparte’s Retreat
13) Colm’s Lilt
14) Drowsy Maggie
15) The Flowing Bowl
16) Antics
17) The Jolly Beggar Man / The Wise Maid

Extras:
18) The Jolly Beggar Man / The Wise Maid
19) Wild Mountain Thyme
20) Photo Gallery

   

Musicians & Performers: Paul Stowe, Trevor Morriss, Georg Bähr, Colm O'Tuama, Thomas Kärner,
Konrad Stock
Guests: Christian Hedwitschak, Dermot Hyde, Tom Hake, The Tir na nÓg Dance Troupe

  MATCHING TIES - MT-DVD-01 & MT-CD-05
   
„Across the Sea“
  1. What Are We Gonna Do 9. The Skye and Mingulay Boat Songs
  2. Across The Sea 10. Eric The Conqueror
  3. The Plains of Kildare 11. Larissa's Dance
  4. Keeping the Boat Afloat 12. Dance In The Morning
  5. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy 13. Let The Mermaids Flirt With Me
  6. Elisa / There She Goes 14. Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore
  7. The Cuckoo's Nest / St. Anne's Reel 15. Come Together
  8. The Boys of Killybegs  
 
  Musicians: Paul Stowe, Trevor Morriss, Georg Bähr, Thomas Kärner, Paul Richards, Colm O'Tuama, Dave Bell, Michael Franzelin
MATCHING TIES "Across The Sea" MT-CD-04 . produced by Matching Ties 2006
   
„Funky Folk & Swingin‘ Blues – Live“
  1. Elisa/There She Goes 9. Raglan Road
  2. Shady Grove 10. Lady Be Good
  3. Dirty Old Town 11. Java Jive
  4. Jock Stewart 12. Come In My Kithchen / If I Had Posession Over Judgement
  5. Mairi´s Wedding 13. Walk On Boy
  6. Salt Creek 14. Honky Tonkin'
  7. John Gaudie 15. Cakewalk Into Town
  8. Midnight Flyer 16. Trouble In Mind
 
  Musicians: Paul Stowe, Trevor Morriss, Uwe Zeeb, Claudio Della Penna
MATCHING TIES "Live - Funky Folk & Swingin´ Blues" . MT-CD-03 . produced by Matching Ties 1999
   
"Crossing The Bridge"
  1. Gravy Train 9. Love The One You're With
  2. Walk Off 10. My Little Fiddle
  3. Dead In The Piazza 11. Terraplane Blues
  4. Handsome Molly 12. Crossing The Bridge
  5. How High The Moon 13. Queen Of All Argyle
  6. Robin's Dream 14. Penny Lane
  7. Thirteen Question Method 15. I'm Walking
  8. Bill The Plastic Bag Man  
 
 

Musicians: Paul Stowe, Trevor Morriss, Uwe Zeeb, Claudio Della Penna
Guests: Lodi Van Vlodrop, Jaroslav Tomes, Offer Singer
CROSSING THE BRIDGE . MT-CD-02 . produced by Matching Ties 1997

   
"NO 1"
  Temporarily available only as MP3 download
  1. No Expectations 8. Feeling Just About Half Alive
  2. Miss Molly 9. Fogerty's Cove / The Bounce
  3. John Henry 10. Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard
  4. Saint James Infirmary 11. Ivy County
  5. Beaumont Rag/Lonesome Fiddle Blues 12. Marrakesh Express
  6. Rout Of The Blues 13. Match Your Tie
  7. She Took Off My Romeos  
 
 

Musicians: Paul Stowe, Trevor Morriss, Uwe Zeeb, Horacio Cantu
Guests: Mark Stoffel, Wil Maring, Tony Ramos, Andi List, Offer Singer
MATCHING TIES No. 1 . MT-CD-01 . produced by Matching Ties 1994

   
     

Matching Ties Videos

     
  Matching Ties – Band Demo  
 
   
  Irish Folk Night – Demo, Matching Ties & dancers
 
   
   
 
  Matching Ties & O’Brannlaig Rinceoir dancers: Scotsman Over the Border
 
   
  Matching Ties Quintet: Johnny’s Wedding
 
   
  Matching Ties & O’Brannlaig Rinceoir dancers: The White Petticoat
 
   
  Matching Ties – Trio: Hard Times of Old England
 
   
  Matching Ties – Duo: The Bonny Ship the Diamond
 
   
  Matching Ties Quintet: Wild Mountain Thyme
 
   
  Matching Ties Quintet: The Little Beggar Man (Girl)
 
   
   
   
   
   
 
 

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