January 3, 2018

Miracle on Broad Street CD Release Concert

Dear music friends,

It’s been a while, Happy Holidays to you! Hope you have some quality time to be with the people you cherish… I have two exciting things to share with you. First I’ll write about the new CD pictured above, then I’ll let you know about my plans to make a Matt Munhall Christmas album this year!

I was blessed to be able to help write, play piano, and sing on a handful of tracks for a new charity album of original Christian music titled Miracle on Broad Street with Parker MacDonell, a long time collaborator. It’s available online now on iTunes and Spotify. Here is a version of Blind Bartimaeus that I sing and play solo on the new album. You will be blown away by the sound of the 9 foot Bösendorfer piano I recorded it on in the sanctuary at Broad Street Presbyterian. https://open.spotify.com/track/5sHDFoMsveYNG1Zpv0XwuC

CDs are available for a donation of $10 plus shipping and handling by contacting Rosalind Swayne at (614) 221-6552 or office@BSPC.org.  Order in the next day or two if you want them in time for Christmas! All proceeds in excess of the costs of the project will be donated to the Broad Street Food Pantry and Catholic Relief Services.

You are invited to the cd release concert at Broad Street Presbyterian Church in Columbus, Ohio, on February 3, 2018 at 7pm. The concert will be exceptional and it’s free!

And now, I want to announce to all that I’m planning to make a Matt Munhall Christmas Album with Brad Jones in Nashville in 2018 and put on an awesome Christmas show in Columbus, Ohio, next December to release it!  I hope to launch a kickstarter campaign soon to raise money to make the recording through pre-sales of the cd and tickets to the Christmas show.
I wish you and yours a beautiful and sacred holiday season, and a fruitful and joyous 2018.
My very best,

Matt Munhall

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November 30, 2016

The 5th Album is Finished!!!

Thank you!! Let’s celebrate!

To my supporters, friends, inspirers, collaborators and accountability partners.

On my 34th birthday, back in March, I asked you all to be collective patrons of my 5th album, Walking to the Light. You, my community of support, showed up and delivered!

I put my whole heart and soul into giving you back an album of original songs that honors the tremendous gift you have given me. I believe in the record that I’ve made along with the help of many talented people. I believe it’s an honest reflection of life, and the performances are my most real and live moments that I’ve been fortunate enough to record.

If you are able, please join me at the McConnell Arts Center in my hometown of Worthington, Ohio on January 14th and 15th.

I’ll be joined on stage by an ensemble of talented musicians to perform the songs live from Walking to the Light and many more from my previous albums.

To purchase tickets follow this link – Buy Tickets

Many of you have tickets already that you will receive as part of your Kickstarter reward package. You will be able to pick up your tickets at Will Call.

If you are someone who is receiving tickets as part of your backer reward and you can not make the show, please let me know. Also, you can have someone use your tickets in your place if you are unable to attend. If you’d like to have someone else use your tickets, just let me know the names.

Again, thank you all so much for your support, I would never have been able to complete this record without you! I look forward to celebrating with you all!


For those of you who’d like to read more about the process of recording the album… Read the Recording Process Synopsis »

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April 26, 2016

Thank You from the Kickstarter Finish Line

Because of the generosity of 165 backers, I get to make another record! I’ll be recording the full length high fidelity vinyl album and CD in Nashville with producer Brad Jones and many fine musicians in late summer and early fall.

The Kickstarter – Funded! Video – Unlocked! It was a reward for backers but now because of their support I can give it to the world for free… We’ll be making a whole new recording for the record… Please share this video with your friends and pay it forward in honor of my awesome backers!!!

Matt Munhall | Walking to the Light from Matt on Vimeo.

Please share it and tell folks that you are part of a growing music community that is literally helping an artist continue to produce high quality original music!

Please stay tuned to my website and facebook for updates as you will not be receiving as many emails going forward for a while…

In addition to getting ready to record the final record, I’m playing my weekly gigs at the Top (wed. 6-9) The Walrus (thurs. 6-9) and Eddie Merlot’s (Fri and Sat 6-10) come see me and we can chat about anything you’d like!

Last thing…
On Sunday May 15th I’m playing a benefit concert for SSCM Food Pantry, an all volunteer 501c3 organization providing emergency food for Southside families in need for over 30 years. My set is only 45 minutes and starts at 4pm. Bing Futch an award winning guitarist will play after me. It will be held at King Avenue 5 (945 King Ave. Grandview Oh..)


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April 18, 2016

60 Hours Left To Go!!


First let me say thank you for the incredible outpouring of support! We are so close to the final goal, and the response has been tremendous!

Today I’ll be live on 90.5 WCBE with host Maggie Brennan to talk a little bit about the Kickstarter and to play a few songs. If you don’t live in the Central Ohio area, that’s no problem, you can tune in through live streaming by clicking >>>> HERE!

These last 60 hours will be the final push to reach our goal, and the way that everyone has come together to support the making of this next record, I have no doubt that there will be a lot to celebrate on Wednesday night!

If you would like to become a backer and help us reach the goal, head to the Kickstarter page by clicking >>>>> HERE!

To mark the end of the Kickstarter on Wednesday night we’ll be celebrating at the Top Steakhouse with music, food and friendship. I’ll also be taking live remote requests from backers through Facebook.

If you’d like to dial in a request visit my Facebook page >>>> HERE!

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March 7, 2016

Become a Backer for “Walking to the Light”!

Please watch the video at the link below and consider being a backer for Walking to the Light. There are great rewards… Even a 1$ pledge gets you the brand video we made for backers…


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February 22, 2016

KickStarter Launch for New Album!


Hello everyone!!

I’m very excited to announce the launch of a new Kickstarter for what I hope will be my 5th studio album Walking to the Light!

The campaign officially begins Friday March 4th with a special Kickstarter Kickoff Bash at Natalie’s Coal fired pizza and live music!

The full Matt Munhall Trio will be there for the night, and there will be an exclusive screening of the Walking to the Light video!

The show starts at 10pm! Tickets are $10, please call ahead, as it fills up fast!

Its my 34th birthday on 3/4, which can be spoken as March Forth!!! The new album is Walking to the Light…see all the connections!

This is the second time I’ve used Kickstarter in hopes of making a record. In 2013, with generous support of backers, I was able to make my 4th album 700 Miles  with Brad Jones, Charlie Sexton and many other talented musicians in Nashville.

None of this would have been possible without all of you…

Over the last couple years I’ve continued writing new songs, and I finally think I’ve got the songs I believe in to make a new record.

You’ll hear one song about the perils of the music business, one about being blind and down in the gutter, another about true love being sacrifice. There are songs about tough decisions, burying hatchets, the first day of Kindergarten, a song about Charlie Sexton, oh and uh Walking to the Light.

So now its time to make a record!

The rewards for being a backer are even better this time. For example there’s a full length music video for the title track Walking to the Light, that will be exclusively released to all backers as they contribute…

Also we’ll be making a documentary about the process of making, Walking to the Light, start to finish. This reward is also an exclusive, available only to backers.

There will even be a collectable first time vinyl pressing available!

As always there will be a big release party and concert!!

The conservative release date is set for early 2017.

In this ever changing world, artists need community more than ever to come together and be a part of making the arts come to life. I’m very grateful for your support on this new journey, stay tuned for the official launch and find a level of support that works for you. Thank you for all of your love and support over the years….without it I wouldn’t get to do what I love, which is making music for all of you.

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October 15, 2015

Upcoming Show at Notes and an Update from Matt


Hello my friends!

It’s been a long while since I’ve written you to let you know what’s happening with my music…too long. First off, I want to invite you to a special show I’m playing at a new venue in Columbus called Notes (http://www.copiouscolumbus.com/new-index/). The show is October 24th, 8:30pm til 11:30pm. I’ll be joined by my longtime partners Jack Knuttila on drums and Roger Hines on the bass. We hope you can make it out to support us! We’d love to see you…

Now the update…. some of you will remember that I finished 700 Miles in 2013 and that I was able to do some touring of a dozen or so cities in conjunction with the cd’s release in 2014. You may not know that I hired a publicity and booking agency out of New York City to help me get my music out further than before. Truth be told that was a big bust. Lesson learned. Given how happy I was with the recording and where I was musically, the nearly complete failure of the firm to produce results for the heavy sum I paid, was devastating. After that happened I kinda crawled into a hole as far as promotion was concerned. I recommitted myself to what I’ve always done…. playing the gigs and writing new songs. At this point, I’ve got enough good ones to begin the work on a 5th album which I hope to record in 2016. The working title is Walking in the Light.

I’m playing 4 nights a week steady at my residencies in Columbus and very active in the original music scene. I’m playing nursing homes and assisted living communities again, which is where I started playing publicly as a kid. And I’ve also been playing at different churches that have invited me due to some of my newer songs being faith inspired. I’m even playing Catholic mass regularly at St. Mary’s in Delaware, OH. I’m usually there at least once a month.

Thank you to all of you for making my journey in music possible… I wish you all the very best… let me know how you are doing too!

Maybe I’ll get to see you @ Notes October 24th?!

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December 17, 2014

A Christmas Letter to All

Blessings and joy be with each one of you!

Here in the last days of 2014, I wanted to reach out and share with you all an update on my life and work.

First off, I’ll tell you what I’ll be up to in the coming days. On Christmas Eve @ 7:30am, I will be on Sunny95’s Live radio show. 94.7FM in my hometown Columbus, Ohio, or live on the web here – http://sunny95.com/choose-your-stream/.

Then, I’ll be part of The Fifth Annual Beatles Marathon, on Dec 27th at The Bluestone.  Read about this uniquely amazing show and purchase tickets here – http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-fifth-annual-beatles-marathon-tickets-13998316341  I will be playing and singing Real Love and Free As a Bird (by John Lennon posthumously released with the help of Paul, George, and Ringo) near the end of the night around 11:30pm. The show starts at noon!!! 215 songs by a group of 15 musicians – I did it last year and it was amazing. There will be over 1000 people there this year.

My next big trio show is January 23rd at Dicks Den, 9:30pm-1:30am.

I still play Wednesday’s at The Top in Bexley now for 5 ½ years

I’m playing Thursdays now at Luce Nuove in Powell…

I’m the resident pianist singer at Eddie Merlot’s in Polaris on Fridays and Saturdays…

ALWAYS reach out to me via matt@mattmunhall.com to make sure I’ll be at those places on particular nights youre planning to come….

Gratefully, this has been my busiest private party count for the holidays so far in my career, and as always let me know if I can be of help in that department (including weddings).

I’m still playing with my Trio both publicly and privately.

I’m still writing and recording and growing.

My son is now a bright, loving, and funny 5 year old, who I adore, and continue to be able to spend much of my days with.

Let me know, how have you’ve been?

And…Merry Christmas and a Happy 2014!!!

Matt Munhall

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July 15, 2014

Join Me at My Upcoming Events

Hello my friends,

I’m inviting you to a few upcoming shows I’ll be playing in the next few weeks…

  • July 21, Rumba Café 7pm (Solo w/opener Erin O’Keefe)
  • July 24, Worthington Inn, 7-9pm (Solo) also playing here Oct.
  • August 10, 7pm – Worthington Summer Concert on the Village Green – cost- FREE (NW Corner of 161 and High St. in Old Worthington)Bring some chairs to sit on….usually a big crowd. (With full band)

And… I’m always at The Top on E. Main St. on Wednesdays from 6-9:30pm.

You can purchase my latest album, 700 Miles, from iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/700-miles/id827850209

I would love to see you at one of these events, and I hope you and yours are happy and doing well.


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May 6, 2014

700 Miles on iTunes

As of today, 700 Miles, is live on iTunes- thanks for supporting the arts!


You can see all of the tour dates on the website. I’ll be playing at a lot of venues to try to get the album out there further than ever before. Thanks for your continued support!

All my best,


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