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 "This Georgia boy is on a fast track to becoming​ one of

country music’s biggest stars.

With his gravelly voice and toe tapping lyrics, Burn The Boat will have you seriously considering finding an island, setting flames to your pontoon and never going back to reality…as long as you make sure to save the beer!"

-BuzzFeed

June 25, 2019

"Exclusive: Getting to Know Matt Rogers", The Country Note,  August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019

"Burn the Boat", Buzzfeed, June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019

"Burn the Boat", Raised Rowdy, June 13, 2019

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     Award-winning songwriter Matt Rogers has one of the most unique sounds in country music. With an extensive tour schedule playing venues across the country and sharing the stage with some of country music’s hottest names including Clint Black, Clay Walker, Jake Owen, Cole Swindell, Chris Stapleton, LOCASH Jimmie Allen, Walker Hayes, Brothers Osborne, Chris Janson, and Michael Ray, Matt has built a devout fan base with his electrifying stage presence.

     When Rogers isn’t on the road, he is writing music with some of Nashville’s best songwriters. His song, "Coal," has won several songwriting awards from NSAI/CMT, Music City Songstar, American Songwriter, and Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. He achieved the top award from Music City SongStar for his song, "She Was Everything" as well as a finalist slot in the USA Songwriting Competition. Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and CMT selected his song “I Was Raised” for a songwriting achievement award. It went on to be selected by NSAI as a Top 40 song. 

     The Georgia native has caught the attention of thousands of fans as well as country music legends like TG Sheppard, “[Matt’s] the real deal…the total package. [He’s] a great singer, a great picker and a great songwriter.” Rogers also received commendation from industry tastemaker, Robert K. Oermann. Oermann selected the title track of Matt’s EP, Richest Place On Earth, for Music Row’s DisCovery Award. Oermann praised the track saying, “Extremely well written and sung with fire and conviction. Play this.”

     Throughout his career, Rogers has created a connection with his listeners through his emotionally gripping lyrics and unmistakable melodies. In 2019, his song, “Burn the Boat,” was selected as a “Top Ten Country Jam” by Buzz Feed. The release followed Matt’s third appearance at CMA Fest where he performed on several stages, including Hard Rock and Wildhorse Saloon. He also met fans from across the world inside Fan Fair X where he signed autographs at the Durango Boots booth. Matt was one of the first Brand Ambassadors for Durango Boots. “Matt has a rich, unique and bold style to his music that authentically connects to his fans which is the type of artist that represents our brand perfectly,” says Erin DeLong, Durango Marketing Manager. Breedlove guitars and 64 Audio also sponsor Rogers.

     Matt’s touring schedule is continuing to grow, spanning across the country. “I’m really excited to reconnect with my fans that have been supporting me for so long and to get the chance to connect with some new fans along the way,” says Matt. “I can’t wait to get on stage and share my new music I’ve worked so hard on with them.”

 

If you don’t know the name Matt Rogers then you need to write it down. He’s going places,”- Hit Songwriter/ Author/ WSM 650 AM host, Devon O’Day 

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