Powerful vocals, electrifying harmonica, and intense performances define Matt Blais. The rock’n’roll troubadour’s career spans nearly a decade consisting of quality releases and dedicated touring. Hailing from Calgary, the charismatic Blais expands the rock genre by adding a vintage blues edge that, paired with his honest, accessible songwriting style, has resonated with his audience. His live performances are diverse events balancing high energy, sweaty-rock with emotionally vulnerable ballads causing him to be described as Springsteen-esque in both stage presence and songwriting ability. Matt Blais has directly supported some of Canada’s biggest acts (Blue Rodeo, The Trews, The Strumbellas) shaping Blais into a consummate showman and artistic talent. Matt’s independently released recordings have charted on campus radio, sold thousands of copies, and garnered critical acclaim. Notably, Blais has collaborated with Sam Roberts and earned multiple awards such as Calgary’s Singer/Songwriter of the year (2017) and Best Rock Song at the “The Great American Song Contest” (2016).