From guns and guitars, to a dream come true.

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“Somebody asked me one time what to expect at one of my shows.  I told them 3 chords and the truth.” ~ 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 trop-rock-folk in a place where three chords and the truth prevail. From the Gulf Coast town of Gautier, Mississippi, Matt has been touring the country in support of his debut album “Hotter Than Fishgrease” and will release a new album in 2014, produced by legendary songwriter Keith Sykes. 

  • Matt Hoggatt has a show on 04/25/2014 at 06:00 PM @ Holiday... in West Palm Beach, FL http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/275729222

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    Americana | Gautier, MS

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    7 hours ago

  • Sears had the nerve to tweet me today about or broken washer. The same one we had fixed 5 other times after purchasing from them. #bobvillashenanigans

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    9 hours ago

  • Boots on the ground in West Palm Beach.

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    14 hours ago

  • Is renaming his current tour to the "making money to replace a broken maytag washing machine" tour.

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    April 23

  • Who is ready for the Raleigh JB show tonight?

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    April 22

  • Stopped by to see my friends at the Lionel Toy company today in Concord, NC. Big news coming soon regarding Lionel and Matt Hoggatt music.

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    April 22

  • A little birthday song for my dad from North Carolina. What a great show. Get ready West Palm Beach folks. I'm heading your way!

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    April 22

  • Wow. Blown away by the North Carolina folks. Thank y'all for the hospitality and the Great crowd response!

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    April 22

  • Matt Hoggatt has a show on 04/23/2014 at 06:00 PM @ Holiday... in West Palm Beach, FL http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/275316693

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    Americana | Gautier, MS

    Posted By Matt Hoggatt

    April 21

  • North Carolina! Raise up! Take your shirt off and twist it round your head like a helicopter! I'm in NC and ready to rock at Rally Point tonight in Cary. I start at 7 but get there early folks. Other ...

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    Posted By Matt Hoggatt

    April 21