About Mat Edwards
Mat Edwards has been playing around the U.S. for years. He is specifically known for his energetic live shows with The Mat Edwards Band. His more intimate performance as an acoustic singer/songwriter are also not to be missed.
Mat's musical training started at the age of ten by learning to play the guitar, piano and singing in a symphony boy’s choir. Since this humble beginning thirty-two years ago, Mat Edwards has performed as a front man and songwriter in numerous bands. These groups have performed original music and/or covered top 40 music, classic rock, country, punk, metal, and rhythm and blues. By playing his way through this maze of musical genres Mat has defined his own sound. Mat Edwards has performed throughout the Pacific Northwest, California, Texas, Illinois, the East Coast and the Mid-West
Mat released a solo project entitled “The Here and Now” in 2001. This CD was his solo debut. The songs on this recording were honed and polished through countless performances at numerous venues and coffee houses. The music has been used in a video game entitled “Shady O’Grady - a “Sims” based game produced by Gilligames.com Mat's songs "It Ain't Love", "Tom Coolidge", "Blues Playin' Man" and "The Here and Now" were featured in the top 100 of mp3.com. Mat Edwards’ music can be heard world-wide on KKUP in Cupertino, CA, KGBI in Santa Clarita, CA, KLND in Mobridge, SD, 93.5 FM Radio J in New Brunswick, Canada, X-Cel FM in the U.K., XM Satellite Radio, DH NetRadio, 103.1 FM-Radio Milo in Mol, Belgium, ISON Radio in Hamilton, Australia, as well as in Spain and Slovenia