'One Day At A Time' Film Clip

Here is my homemade film clip for 'One Day At A Time'. It was filmed on my phone during a rare bout of impetuous enthusiasm. It sort of depicts my recording process during the making of the ‘Relics’ album, which…

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'Relics' Album Cover Reveal

I am so pleased to share the cover for my upcoming debut album, Relics, designed by the very talented Dave Challinor. It will be released on Bandcamp and all streaming platforms on February 19, 2021. Get ready!

Recording Debut Album

Hello! I have been continuing work on my debut full length release with a day at Church Street Studios tracking drums, double bass and piano. The album is gearing up for an early 2021 release. Keep an ear out!


Music ahoy! I have been upskilling my recording capabilities to lay down some tracks. They are sounding alright! This could become something real... Also, I have named my space (back of garage) Horse Sketch Studio.  


"One Day at a Time"


Previous events

Matthew James Lyons & The Federales

The Brass Monkey, 115A Cronulla Street, Cronulla NSW Australia

On the back of the sold-out album launch, I am back at The Brass Monkey to do it all again with the band. Expect to hear songs from the album 'Relics' and EP 'Everything That Was' (2016), plus a few surprises.

Special guest David Harrod will open proceedings with his unique take on alt-folk.

Matthew James Lyons - Past Blasts at Boyles

Boyles Hotel, 806-810 Old Princess Highway, Sutherland

Playing all your favourite tunes you forgot you loved so much! Meet you by the dart board!

Matthew James Lyons - Sunday Session

Sunday Road Brewing , 149 Bath Road, Kirrawee

MJL is back at Sunday Road for the return of their Sunday Sessions. Playing plenty of classics plus the odd original tune. Great food and beer, of course!

'Relics' album launch w/ Peta Caswell

The Brass Monkey, 115A Cronulla Street, Cronulla NSW Australia

Matthew James Lyons returns to The Brass Monkey to showcase songs from his debut album, 'Relics', along with a full band. The set will also include songs from his EP, 'Everything That Was' (2016).

Peta Caswell will open the night with her powerful and distinctive voice giving an impressionable take on alt-country.

$61.20 includes meal

Matthew James Lyons @ Boyles

Boyles Hotel, 806-810 Old Princess Highway, Sutherland

Saturday night's alright for jiving

A Million Bubbles

Ovolo Woolloomooloo, 6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo, Sydney

Matthew James Lyons

Freda's, 107-109 Regent Street, Chippendale

Viva La Sociale presents Sunday Showcase at Freda's in Chippendale, Sydney. Freda’s is a bar and creative space in Chippendale with a commitment to showcasing emerging artists, musicians & DJs.