Matt Edwards is a songwriter/vocalist/guitarist that stands out in the UK Blues scene. A self-taught multi-instrumentalist he is inspired by a huge wealth of musical genres. Matt’s focus has always been the song over the skill. Learning lessons from his favourite artists, hoping that people feel something from music.

Matt’s 2012 debut album 'Follow The Plan' featured Matt writing and playing all the instruments on the album. After the release of his debut album Matt put together a live band 'Matt Edwards Band' which has grown a reputation for high quality performances. 2015 saw the second studio release in the form of 12 track album ‘FOUR BERRY JAM’ and continued touring followed across the UK.
In 2018 Matt releases his exciting new studio album ‘BACKWARD ROOTS’. An eclectic collection of songs, showcasing why Edwards is something different in the Blues Rock scene. Featuring Richard Newman (Paul Rodgers, Steve Marriot) on drums and Stuart Dixon (Geno Washington, Greg Coulson) on bass.


Some of clubs and festivals Matt has played in the last 18 months are including - 100 Club, Half Moon Putney, The Stables, Robin 2, Bulls Head Barnes, Bullingdon Club, Great British Rock and Blues Festival Skegness, Colne Blues Festival, Fairport Fringe Festival, plus many more...

 

Edwards plays passionate and powerful solo acoustic sets or you can see him tearing it up with his excellent trio ‘Matt Edwards Band’ all over the UK.