The Tallest Man on Earth

Kristian Matsson, aka the Tallest Man on Earth, is a 29-year-old songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden. The first recordings from the Tallest Man on Earth surfaced in 2006 via a self-titled EP released on the Swedish independent label Gravitation. Matsson followed this EP with his 2008 full length, Shallow Grave, an album that drew accolades from the likes of NPR and Pitchfork. Many in North America were introduced to the Tallest Man on Earth on a tour with Bon Iver, including a stop for two shows at the legendary New York City venue Town Hall. The Tallest Man on Earth was winning over audiences through powerful performances, taking the stage alone with his acoustic guitar and captivating the crowds night after night.

The Tallest Man On Earth Returns to Australia, Tour Dates Start February 2013

The Tallest Man On Earth makes his highly anticipated return to Australia! Following a string of sold out performances in 2010, Kristian announces a tour with the first show taking place at Melbourne’s Recital Hall on February 28. Dates also include performances at the esteemed Sydney Opera House and Perth International Arts, Womad and Golden Plain festivals. See the full schedule and ticket links below.

 
AUSTRALIA TOUR DATES:
02/28/13 Melbourne, AU – Recital Hall
03/01/13 Perth, AU – Perth International Arts Festival
03/03/13 Brisbane, AU – The Hi-Fi
03/05/13 Sydney, AU – Sydney Opera House
03/06/13 Canberra, AU – Zierholz at UC
03/08/13 Adelaide, AU – Womad Festival
03/09/13 Meredith, AU – Golden Plains Festival
03/10/13 Hobart, AU – Republic Bar

The Tallest Man On Earth Returns to The Road

The Tallest Man On Earth has returned to Europe and will continue touring in support of There’s No Leaving Now. Tonight he plays Barcelona’s Casino de l’Aliancia! In addition to venue stops, dates also include Pitchfork Music Festival Paris. Many of the shows are already sold out, so purchase your tickets sooner rather than later. See the full list of dates below!

Head into your weekend with Kristian’s lovely KEXP session. Watch HERE.

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WATCH // The Tallest Man On Earth Returns to KEXP for a Live Session, Covers David Bazan

The Tallest Man On Earth first played KEXP back in 2009 when their video series had just launched. Perhaps you remember his performance of “Where Do My Bluebird Fly,” a video that now holds almost two million views. KEXP recently beckoned Kristian back for a second performance and he obliged, giving us a four-song set. His return includes three songs off his new album, There’s No Leaving Now, and a wonderful cover of David Bazan’s “Lost My Shape.” Watch above!

WATCH // The Tallest Man On Earth Performs “Revelation Blues” for Pitchforktv

Pitchforktv and MPLS.tv bring you a new video of The Tallest Man On Earth performing a wonderful, acoustic version of “Revelation Blues.” Director Dan Huiting filmed the video on a Chicago rooftop for the City of Music series in early August, following Kristian’s show at Lollapalooza. Watch above!

Catch The Tallest Man On Earth on tour! Full list of dates HERE.

tour dates

12/03/16

Berry, AU - Fairgrounds

12/05/16

Sydney, AU - Sydney Opera House

12/07/16

Brisbane, AU - Queensland Performing Arts
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