Matthew Quilliam Ukulele is a popular and award-winning musical-comedy act that has thrilled audiences everywhere he has been! 20s skiffle, 30s trad jazz, 40s sing-alongs, 50s rock ‘n’ roll, 60s rock, 70s hits, 80s pop and originals all blended together to create the ultimate feel-good experience and an unforgettable show!
He provides a variety of services from pub and concert shows to care home entertainment. Please look around the website for more information as well as for photos and videos.
PA and sound equipment can be provided should your event require any.
Matthew has performed alongside or opening for some big acts such as John Otway, Jools Holland, Pete Lincoln, Peter Moss and more.
He has also had the opportunity to play at large gigs such as WEYFEST 2017, Shrewkfest 2018/19, Isle of Wight Ukulele Festival 2016/18 and on tour across the UK and in USA, Germany and Poland.
Matthew has been fortunate enough to have participated in a recording session in Abbey Road Studios and to have sung in concerts in Guildford and Chichester Catherdrals and at Swindon Oktoberfest to over 2000 people.
The musicians Matthew performs with are hand-picked professionals with credits such as performances with the HYO in the Royal Albert Hall or are currently studying at Trinity Laban or Oxford University.
Matthew is currently training at conservatoire to become a fully qualified music and ukulele teacher. Prior to this, he has won multiple awards including the GSMC Best Solo Male Act (2nd place).
“…highly talented and a great laugh…an act that is full of fun, laughter and tears…”
Terry Card, 2016
“…my new hero!”
Neil Samuels, 2016
“…very, VERY entertaining”
Graham Steel, 2019
“…the best young comic musician around!”
Helen Weathers, 2018
“He put on a slick, professional and entertaining performance particularly highlighting his great mastery of the banjolele and ukulele…Go see his shows – you won’t be disappointed!”
Vic Cracknell, 2018
“…I knew it was going to be good, but I didn’t know it would be THAT good!”
“…you were worth the ticket price alone”
Anon. at Shrewkfest, 2018