About Matt

Matt grew up in the small South Australian town of Mount Gambier. Growing up in a musical family, Matt grabbed hold of his country roots in his teens, and never looked back. Showcasing his skills at music festivals all around the country, Matt has built his tone and musical quality, around the likes of Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts and Sam Hunt. He is also known to sing and pick to songs of George Jones, Merle Haggard, and Vince Gill - Matt leaves no country music stone unturned.

Matt has played alongside artists and supported the likes of Lee Kernaghan, The Wolfe Brothers and more recently Aleyce Simmonds and Brad Butcher. As well as these talented Australian bred artists, Matt has been influenced by other successful local acts such as Kaylens Rain, Missy Lancaster and Kaylee Bell(NZ). Matt holds a bachelor of Music and has jammed along With Redd Volkaert, the virtuoso guitarist from the late Merle Haggard’s Band.

With his electrifying debut single Miss This, Matt has shown his impressive song writing ability is another strong tool in his arsenal. Recorded with Andrew Cochrane at Red Engine Recording in Brisbane, Matt and Andrew have created a powerful track that gets better with every listen. The song captures his warm smooth vocals and guitar skills that will entice you to keep him on repeat.

 
 

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