Matt Andersen hits big with new album

Honest Man

·       Honest Man debuts Top 5 on soundscan albums in Canada following Adele, Justin Bieber, Macklemore & Lewis, & 1975

·       Honest Man Tour has already played to over 15,000 Canadians with 45 North American dates still to come

·       Already impacting at U.S. Triple A radio with 13 Adds

·       Closing in on 10 Million Views on YouTube

Honest Man Album has over 100,000 YouTube views



Jag Gundu | Massey Hall | March 5, 2016


 A powerhouse voice that could pack a football stadium-The National Post

 "A decade's worth of quality releases and heavy touring have made New Brunswick's Matt Andersen into one of the nation's most reliable performers." - AllMusic

 “Engaging rootsy songcraft, powerfully warm vocals and lyrics that balance the personal and the political … most satisfying-Sun Media

 “I’m Giving In, one of the killer ballads on the album”. -Edmonton Journal

 “Another well lit powder keg of performances and emotion -Calgary Herald

 “With Honest Man Andersen continues to expand on his soulful blues palette”. - Relix

 “His stunning voice contains obvious traces of delta blues, but also the bawdy swagger of Stax and Motown, and his backing band complement it with gloriously peppy horn playing-Exclaim! 8/10

 “Honest Man, a vibrant collection of songs that effortlessly fuses together folk, rock and blues“ -CBC Music

 Honest Man" takes his sound to new levels” -The Record

Matt Andersen has made big strides in his homeland of Canada with his critically acclaimed best-selling new album ‘Honest Man’. After a magical performance at Massey Hall in front a standing ovation capacity crowd the past weekend and only halfway through the first leg of his North American tour, he is selling out theatres across Canada, and his album has broken though to the top of the sales charts.

‘Honest Man’ has hit #1 on the iTunes Singer Songwriter Chart and !earshot ‘s National Roots Chart, and the video for the first single “Let’s Get Back”, directed by Scott Simpson, has just over 80,000views in the first week.

About to reach 10 million views on YouTube, independent sales over 50,000 albums, it appears that the entire world is now discovering Matt Andersen. A powerhouse performer with a giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence, Matt has built a formidable following the old fashioned way – touring worldwide and letting the converted audiences and Andersen devotees spread his reputation through word of mouth.

In addition to headlining major festivals, clubs and theatres throughout North America, Europe and Australia, he has shared the stage and toured with Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Greg Allman, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Randy Bachman, Little Feat, Jonny Lang, Serena Ryder, and more.  Since the release of Weightless in early 2014, Andersen has received a JUNO nomination for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year, a CIMA Road Gold award, and a Maple Blues Award for Male Vocalist of the Year.


Mar 8 - Port Hope, ON - Cameco Capitol Arts Centre *

Mar 9 - Markham, ON - Flato Markham Theatre *

Mar 10 - Kingston, ON - Grand Theatre *

Mar 11 - Burlington, VT - Club Metronome

Mar 12 - Boston, MA - Club Passim

Mar 13 - Bethlehem, PA - Blast Furnace Blues Festival

Mar 14 - Vienna, VA - Jammin Java

Mar 15 - New London, CT - Garde Arts

Mar 16 - Portsmouth, NH - Birdseye

Mar 18 - New York City, NY - Rockwood Music Hall

Mar 19 - Philadelphia, PA - Tin Angel

Mar 20 - Fall River, MA - Narrows Center For The Arts

Mar 23 - Quebec City, QC - District Saint-Joseph

Mar 24 - Ottawa, ON - National Arts Centre *

Mar 25 - Montreal, QC - L’Astral *

Mar 26 - Woodstock, NY - Levon Helm Studios

April 11 - Fredericton, NB - The Playhouse * 

April 12 - Fredericton, NB - The Playhouse *

April 13 - Moncton, NB - Capitol Theatre *

April 14 - Saint John, NB - Imperial Theatre *

April 15 - Halifax, NS - Rebecca Cohn Auditorium *

April 16 - Halifax, NS - Rebecca Cohn Auditorium * 

April 28 - Ann Arbor, MI - The Ark

April 29 - Chicago, IL - Schuba’s

April 30 - St. Paul, MN - Turb Club

May 1 - Cedar Rapids, IA - CSPS Hall

May 2 - Lincoln, ME - Slowdown

May 3 - Kansas City, MO - Elvis Lounge at Knuckleheads

May 4 - Salina, KS - Stiefel On Stage

May 5 - Dallas, TX - Kessler Theatre

May 6 - Austin, TX - Cactus Café

May 7 - Houston, TX - Dosey Doe

May 8 - San Anotinio, TX - Sam’s Burger Joint

May 9 - Albuquerque, NM - The Cooperage

May 10 - Tucson, AZ - Club Congress

May 11 - Phoenix, AZ - Musical Instrument Museum

May 12 - San Diego, CA - Winston’s

May 13 - Los Angeles, CA - The Mint

May 14 - San Francisco, CA - Bricks and Mortar

May 15 - Santa Cruz, CA - Moe’s

May 18 - Bend, OR - Volcanic Pub

May 19 - Portland, OR - White Eagle

May 20 - Seattle, WA - Triple Door

May 21 - Electric City, WA - Sunbanks Music Festival
* Special guest Donovan Woods