“Somebody asked me one time what to expect at one of my shows. I told them America, Jesus and the G-chord. Since then I’ve added bullets, bank-robbers and blenders to the mix. I also believe in making people laugh.” ~Matt Hoggatt
Army soldier, police detective and bourbon street performer are just a few of the job titles on Matt Hoggatt’s resume. Among them is a list accolades as varied as his choice of former professions, including national songwriting awards, viral YouTube videos, and being the subject of a Jimmy Buffett song. Signed to Jimmy Buffett’s record label, Mailboat Records, Matt’s version of storytelling music combines Americana-country, comedy and folk in a place where three chords and the truth prevail. Matt has been touring the United States in support of his debut album “Hotter Than Fishgrease” and plans to release a new album in 2014, which will be produced by legendary songwriter Keith Sykes.