A powerhouse performer, Matt Andersen’s “fingers sail over his acoustic guitar strings with the speed and grace of a hummingbird.” With his commanding stage presence and soul-filled, passionate voice, Andersen has garnered worldwide acclaim, headlining major festivals, clubs and theatres throughout North America, Europe and Australia, as well as amassing over 18 million vies on YouTube. In a word, he is awesome!
Joining him on stage are the Mellotones, an outstanding R&B, funk and soul band, whose saxophones, trombone, trumpet, keyboard, guitar, bass and drums augment and enhance every aspect of Andersen’s sound. Amy Helm, daughter of The Band’s legendary drummer and singer Levon Helm and singer-songwriter Libby Titus, is opening for the Ontario portion of the tour. Whether raw and raunchy, or gentle and tender, this country, blues and gospel singer “pours full-throated feeling into every note she sings.