Matt Mason was born and raised just outside of Indianapolis, IN, where he learned how to play guitar by the time he was eleven.
That was all it took for Matt
to become hooked.
Matt's voice really began to develop in his
mid-high school years, and that's when he
started to get more serious about trying to make it as a singer.
first performance was over a Spring break trip down in Southern Florida.
dad into allowing him to enter a talent show one night.
The crowd's reaction was more pleasing than Matt
(and especially his
dad) had anticipated.
That night fueled Matt
's desire that much more and really can be considered the catalyst that has led Matt to where he's
come thus far.
At age sixteen, Matt
had the pleasure of opening for The Charlie Daniels Band at the Eastern States Exposition.
has also opened for Joe Diffie, Vern Gosdin, Mel McDaniel, Jennifer Hanson, and Brian McComas at various shows!
After graduating high school in Indiana, Matt
bags up and moved to Nashville, TN in the Spring of 2005.
quickly earned a gig at the World Famous Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, and played there almost every day singing and standing in the same places where many before him have made it big.
has played the legendary Wild Horse Saloon where in 2006, he
auditioned to be on Nashville Star on the USA Network.
was one of 20,000 to compete for a spot on the show and was selected as one of the final top 10 contestants.
became known as, "The Quiet Storm," and finished fourth on the show.
toured the country during the Summer of that year with the final four contestants.
The tour was a big success and crossed the country performing shows.
Appearing on Nashville Star has proven to be a very positive career move for Matt
has become the buzz of Nashville.
returned to his
hometown and headlined a benefit concert to a sold out house of 2,500 people.
Since Nashville Star, he
has had a variety of sold out shows, and has sang the National Anthem at the NBA playoff game and continues today chasing the dream.
continues to play countless shows in Nashville, TN and many other areas.
Please be sure to check out the tour page for the latest dates and information.
is also busy writing songs almost daily and working towards getting a major record deal.
You can buy Matt's latest cd on the "Store" page of his
Please help spread the word about Matt Mason
music and please continue to check his
website for all the latest updates and information!
Matt Mason Music