Matt Axton | EP 91
Today, we are joined by Matt Axton. He is a California-based singer-songwriter, guitarist, and band leader. His music is a “humble slice of Americana,” with a mix of folk, roots, country, blues, and rock.
As a youth, Matt was on and off tour buses with Matt Axton is a California-based singer-songwriter, guitarist, and band leader. His music is a “humble slice of Americana,” a mix of folk, roots, country, blues, and rock. His eclectic style was grown in the mountains of Tahoe and proudly honed in the heart of the Axton music legacy. Matt’s grandmother, Mae Boren Axton, co-penned Elvis Presley’s first million-selling hit Heartbreak Hotel and was known as The Queen Mother Of Nashville. Matt's father, Hoyt Axton, was a musical powerhouse in the folk-country-rock scene writing hits like Joy to the World, Never Been to Spain, and many more. Boasting over 300 original songs of his own, Matt Axton is making his mark in the West Coast music scene with a recent single and video release of his bittersweet and bright country love song Blue Sky Rain, followed by collaborations with Hollywood bluegrass, country and rock mainstays dad, Hoyt Axton and grandmother Mae "Queen Mother of Nashville.
Matt shares his newest release Blue Sky Rain and stories from being on the road in this episode of The Set Up.
Meet Matt Axton
Family history of musicians
Folk Americana Songwriting
New Release ‘Blue Sky Rain’
On the Road and Touring
‘Making Good Music’
Check out his latest work ‘Blue Sky Rain’ available everywhere! https://open.spotify.com/album/352TLEjLqRScZ8ZQQv6CWr?si=mA1MHGH_QPWmj4TvE1VMhg&nd=1
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