February 20th, 2020 8pm Stage 1
Celebrating Rockwood Music Hall's 15-Year Anniversary!
Matt Butler is a folk artist, a rock’n roller, and a storyteller. Butler’s debut album Reckless Son was released to critical acclaim on Sept. 9th, 2016. Immediately following the release, Butler wrote and performed ‘Just One’, the original song for the feature length and nationally distributed documentary Generation Found. Butler has spent over a year on the road supporting both the film and the album, performing everywhere from The Paramount Theater in Los Angeles to the steps of numerous State Capital buildings. Butler’s credits recently expanded to include his first ever ‘Behind The Walls’ Tour, where he performed exclusively in State Prisons across Ohio. More recently, Butler was honored as a ‘2017 Leader In Mental Health Awareness’ by the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI) alongside Pulitzer Prize Winner Ron Powers and Super Bowl Champion Keith O’Neil. In 2018, Along with joining the final cross-country Vans Warped Tour, Butler spent several months on the inaugural ‘Foundations Tour’ for his newly formed non-profit organization, the ‘Just One Foundation’, bringing music to incarcerated and underserved populations across the US. In the spring of 2019, Butler completed his month long ‘Country Roads’ tour of Southern and Midwestern states once again bringing music into both correctional facilities and traditional venues and started the summer with a headlining performance at the Vans Warped Tour 25th Anniversary show in Atlantic City.