The Back Porch Sessions

Posted: Oct 8th, 14 by Matt McCloskey

One of the hardest things for me as a musician is to keep working when the goals feel far off and undefined. So to keep myself pushing forward I've decided to perform and release something every week until the end of the year. Just simple videos from my back porch, focusing on songs instead of polish. I'm going to use this as a way to introduce new material, explore old songs in new ways, and share my favorite covers. Check my YouTube channel and subscribe for a new one every Tuesday night!

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Reason To Bleed now available

Posted: Jun 10th, 14 by Matt McCloskey

I'm thrilled to announce that our documentary short film "Reason To Bleed" is FINALLY OUT! You can watch it online at

Making this film was an amazing process of self discovery that continues on even now. I'm excited to share this story with you. I hope you enjoy it as much as we have.

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Texas Mini-Tour w/ Aaron Peace

Posted: May 21st, 14 by Matt McCloskey

Hey friends, I hope you're enjoying this wonderful Spring!

Next weekend I'll be performing in 3 Texas cities back to back with my friend Aaron Peace. I'd love to see you. And if you don't live in Texas, please tell your friends who do!

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Matt McCloskey @ SXSW

Posted: Mar 7th, 14 by Matt McCloskey

SXSW has descended upon Austin, and a terrifying but exciting energy has filled the air. It's my favorite time of the year. I hope to see a few of you this week. For those who can't - or don't want to - be here, I'm performing a concert via web technology on Saturday at 12PM. All you need is a computer, internet, and probably some refreshments. Tune in here:

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It's A Good Thing - Live from House of Blues Houston

Posted: Feb 6th, 14 by Matt McCloskey

We recently had the pleasure of playing House of Blues in Houston, and someone caught this video of us playing the song "It's a Good Thing!"


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Introducing "Until My Dying Day"

Posted: Jun 25th, 13 by Matt McCloskey

I'm very excited to share this new single with you. I'm very proud of the way it turned out, and proud of my incredibly talented friends who worked on it with me. It's about love, and about being worn out. It's about the simplicity of a healing kind of love, and the goodness of a disruptive kind of love. It's about recognizing that even though I don't get better, love still endures. I want to stand on both sides of love at once. 

I hope you like it as much as I do.

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Lamberts Austin - June 22nd

Posted: Jun 4th, 13 by Matt McCloskey

After a year of promoting his last record, The Hard Rains, Matt McCloskey and band will be playing a full set of all of your old favorites and new ones. Come have a drink and sit back while we play, Going Back to Texas, 50 Cent Heart, I Need Love, These Times Won't Last, and many more. 

The night will be opened by the wonderful Miranda Dodson and band. 

Doors at 10:00 PM. Get Tickets

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Flipnotics - April 27th

Posted: Apr 8th, 13 by Matt McCloskey

Come enjoy an early night of music, coffee, beer and wine with two brothers. Show starts at 6PM with Andrew McCloskey, and continues with Matt McCloskey at 6:45. After party TBA.

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Hard Rains EP Release Show Announced

Posted: Oct 30th, 12 by Matt McCloskey

I'm very excited to announce that The Hard Rains EP will be official released with a bang at Cactus Cafe on November 28th. I hope you'll come join us for what I'm sure will be an amazing night.

Seating is limited at the Cactus, so get your tickets early. Purchase tickets here.

Please take a second to share this event with your friends through your favorite social network. Join the Facebook event, or tweet about it! Your help is invaluable.

- Matt

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New Records, and Free Websites

Posted: Oct 25th, 12 by Matt McCloskey

Oops, that's the wrong way around. New WEBSITE, Free RECORDS. Starting this month, all of my albums will be available for free download on my website.

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Come Together Fest

Posted: May 19th, 10 by Matt McCloskey

I have an idea. It's called Come Together Fest. It's going to hit Austin this summer. Look out.

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New Record

Posted: Feb 19th, 10 by Matt McCloskey

I Just returned from Dallas where Casey DiIorio at Valve Studios mixed a new 9 song record expected to be released in May. It's sounds incredible and I can't wait to share it. Go ahead and sign the mailing list at the top of this page to be notified when it's finished up.

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