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What’s New?

Catfish played in 6 European countries other than the UK during 2018 and this year have major festival bookings and tours in the UK, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the Netherlands.


The Broken Man Album was voted album of the year 2017

by the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association.

Catfish were named Blues Act of the Year (England) in the 2018 UK Blues Awards


About the band

UK and British Blues Award winning band Catfish have carved a reputation for themselves as an excellent live band with a phenomenal front man in 24 year old guitarist/vocalist Matt Long, who plays with a real passion for the blues.    Both their albums have reached no 1 in the IBBA blues airplay charts, and their album Broken Man was voted album of the year for 2017 by the Independent Blues Broadcasters  Association.  Their third album, Burning Bridges, was released on 7 May 2019 and is receiving excellent reviews both in the UK and Europe.

'Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today.  The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today...' Blues Matters Magazine.


Reviews so far of 'Burning Bridges'

‘Catfish can only consolidate their place at the very top of the Blues-Rock scene with this impressive album’

Blues in Britain Magazine, May 2019

‘… this is so much more than just a blues album: you have blues, rock, gospel and all sorts of other influences that go into making this album a must have in your collection. Prepare to have your face melted by some of these tracks, pure class.’

Will Carter, Two Finger Media

‘The strong buzz that has been going around about this new album and proclaiming Catfish as one of the hottest bands of the decade aren’t wrong: the writing, playing and sheer balls-out power of this band is remarkable……It is such a joy to hear a relatively new band who are as talented and as convincing as Catfish.’ 

Andy Snipper,

‘I was astounded by the depth of styles. The production. The building and thunderous crescendos. Not since Zeppelin II. Have I been enraptured immediately by a release. Parts reminded me of Alan Parsons, early Sabbath amongst others. Only reminded, for this is a Tour de Force, the best band around, not Blues, not Rock . A unique blend of their own.’

Gary Taylor, fan

‘With their 3rd studio album, these Catfish assure themselves of a place in the British rock firmament.’, Holland

‘This is another brilliant album by the band and I’m sure it wont be long before Burning Bridges will also be mentioned at the awards ceremonies.’

Dave Martin, Jace Media



Check out our online store below where you can buy

copies of our CDs and T shirts.  

All our prices include postage and packing to the UK.

If you need anything sending elsewhere, just drop us an email

and we will give you a price for postage.


overseas agents

This is who you need to contact to book Catfish outside the UK. 
For the UK and anywhere not shown below, please contact



Fenton and Audrey Parsons

Red Pepper Promotions



Kees Spruit
Monkeyman Agency


Javier Dwaves Nogueiras

Dwaves Promotions







Get in Touch

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