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Matt Harlan

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If there’s a performer today that embodies the oft-applied moniker of “songwriter’s songwriter” it’s Houston favorite, Matt Harlan. A troubadour of the first degree, Matt has been bringing his songs of bus-stops, coffee-shops and lives overlooked to stages across his home-state of Texas, the USA and Europe.

Born and raised in Texas, Harlan soaked up the richness of the state and its song-smiths while bouncing between its big cities and small towns. With three studio albums to his name, Harlan exposes a range of influences, to interpret a generation steeped in plastic yet filtered through the Hill Country limestone. His expressive vocals recall Chris Smither and Chris Knight, shading his poignant songs with soaring heart and aching grit.

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Matt has just released his third album, “Raven Hotel,” which was recorded in Austin, TX with producer, Rich Brotherton. The collection features tunes in a variety of moods and is being well received by national and international Americana radio, earning a #1 debut on the Euro Americana Charts. ~~~> Matt Harlan Band Camp

Harlan is a winner of multiple songwriting accolades, from outfits like American Songwriter and Billboard. Most recently he was awarded the 2013 Singer-Songwriter of the Year at the Texas Music Awards and was featured alongside a stellar cast of characters (Lyle Lovett, Guy Clark) in the documentary, “For the Sake of the Song.” News

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You can find Matt out on the road this year in the US and abroad. Check the schedule for more details. ★**¨* ★ Upcoming Shows ★ *¨**★

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