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& 2 hours prior to all shows
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Phone: 410-822-7299


 40 East Dover Street
Easton, MD 21601
 
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Matt Nakoa

Matt Nakoa
Matt Nakoa
Friday, October 23, 2020
Doors: 7:30 p.m.; Show: 8 p.m.
Stoltz Listening Room  $25
Easton, MD

*This is the rescheduled date from the original date of May 13, 2020.

“Between his piano chops and heartfelt originals on guitar, he drops jaws.” Boston Globe

Matt Nakoa is an award-winning songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist who makes his home on the highways and concert stages of America, appearing regularly with folk music icon Tom Rush.

Born on a small goat farm in New York State, Nakoa trained to be a concert pianist before accepting a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music as a vocalist. He developed his dramatic songwriting style with his college alt-rock band, The Fens, and later played solo in Manhattan╩╝s all-night piano bars.

Nakoa’s first solo albums, released in 2012 and 2014, garnered multiple songwriting awards, including a win at Kerrville Folk Festival╩╝s New Folk Competition. His latest, “Casting Shadows,” is a spellbinding blend of pop, soul, and classical influences that tells a story of childhood dreams crashing headlong into grownup reality.

The Ark of Music magazine proclaims, “What we have here is a truly encouraging sign of what pop could once again become …”

https://mattnakoa.com/
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