About Me

Matt Morgan as always had a love and affection for music and song, and it is something that runs in his blood. Matt’s grandfather bought his first guitar at ten, but it wasn’t until the summer before high school that Matt decided to start learning the craft. Matt absorbed anything he could listen to. Matt’s hometown St. Louis Missouri was an ideal place to hear numerous genres that craft the melting pot of the Midwest United States. From blues to country to hip-hop and beyond, sounds blasting from stereo systems in neighborhoods like the Delmar Loop were to set a foundation for Matt’s music. All of these genres have clearly left their mark on his signature style of singing and playing, as well as the type of compositions he creates. In 2004 Matt began attending Mcmaster University in Hamilton Ontario. This is where Matt formed the Emerson Street Rhythm Band. Cutting their teeth in the Hamilton scene. In 2009 Matt made the move to Toronto. Since that move, Matt has become a full time performing musician. Playing well over 200 shows per year. Gaining notable recognition from organizations like FACTOR, NOW magazine, Hamilton Blues Lovers, and industry professionals such as Jake Gold, Doug Romanow, Mike Rocha, Maylee Todd, Julian Taylor, and Max Kerman.
Matt has released three full length albums, and several singles. He received a FACTOR grant in 2012 with Emerson Street Rhythm Band for his song, “Otherman”. Matt has performed at 155th-157th Queens Plate, Toronto Festival of Beer, Beaches Jazz Fest, and the Legendary Horseshoe Tavern. He has played with artists such as Headley, Goo Goo Dolls, The Arkells, The Pick Brothers, The Honeyrunners, AJ & The Jiggawatts, Five Alarm Funk, Mike Ruby, The Muso Project, The Out of Towners, and many more. Matt currently has residencies at Shangri-la Hotel, The Cadillac Lounge, The Rose and Crown, Lou Dawgs Southern BBQ, and several others. Matt continues to tour throughout the US in St. Louis, Nashville, Chicago, Indianapolis, Cleveland, and New York City.
Matt is working on releasing a new self titled EP due out in 2018.