Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Matt Woods
The Matt Woods Band is a Des Moines based blues band specializing in old school urban electric blues. The band’s hard-hitting rhythms and powerful guitar lines evoke a sound right out of the early Chess Records catalog. Featuring Matt Woods on guitar and vocals, Dwight Dario on drums and Patrick Recob on bass, this band boats some of the finest roots musicians in the Midwest. The Matt Woods Band has the ability to turn any situation into an old-fashioned blues party! Whether playing an old favorite or cranking out a clever original tune, The Matt Woods Band can deliver!
MATT WOODS – Guitars, Vocals, Songwriting and Cool Hats
Matt Woods is both a native of Iowa, and a longstanding purveyor of its diverse music scene. As a seasoned performer of many local, regional and national venues, Matt has developed a distinct style while staying true to his love of traditional American music. Woods is well versed in the many shapes this music can take; from traditional delta, hill country and urban electric blues, to gospel, country and folk music. In addition to performing 100+ shows per year as a solo act, playing with several roots oriented bands and backing up some of the finest songwriters in the Midwest, Matt can often be found in the studio, adding guitar parts to a diverse array of recordings.
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