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News – November 2019

// November 1st, 2019

Happy Fall!

This month Matt will performing a few special shows in his hometown of Peoria, IL as well as a few visits to St. Louis, MO. In December, Matt will perform his annual Christmas tour throughout the Midwest with stops in Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, Peoria, Davenport, and more!

You can find Matt’s newest Christmas single “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” available soon on Apple Music, Amazon, Spotify, and Pandora.

Matt has been busy working on a brand new world class recording project, recorded and produced in Los Angeles with producer David Enos, and featuring some of Matt’s favorite swingin’ west coast musicians. More to come soon!

Matt has just released a beautiful original song called “Moments In Time,” a blend of American and Jazz with lyrics by Matt Barber and music by Day Kelly. You can download the song via iTunes ( and Amazon ( You can also stream it on Spotify and Pandora. Check out the video below for a sample and behind the scenes footage.