Drumset Artists Matthew Atkins

Country Canada       Group AARON LINES, BJORN AGAIN, JASON BLAINE      

Biography
Matthew is one of the most recognizable sidemen working in the Canadian country music industry. He has performed with a diverse mix of artists from Canadian legends like Tommy Hunter and Valdy, to Canada's new breed of stars including Patricia Conroy and George Canyon. More than a decade of Canadian Country Music Association nominations, three CCMA awards, and dozens of albums attest to the longevity and stature of his career. Outside of Matthew's country music ties he has maintained a vibrant session schedule working on projects from jazz, rock, and pop artists, to jingles and the opening/closing ceremonies for the 2001 World Games.

Matthew has always enjoyed the chance to travel to new places, and has been fortunate enough to tour across Canada, the U.S., Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and Africa. He has especially enjoyed the opportunity to entertain Canadian troops around the world as part of the Canadian Forces Show Tours programs.

Recently Matthew has been enjoying some touring opportunities with the internationally renowned Abba tribute Bjorn Again, as well as Aaron Lines, and Jason Blaine.

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