With their blend of heartfelt originals, unique versions of popular tunes, and traditional bluegrass, Man About a Horse makes acoustic music that cuts across generational lines. And when you see them perform, you know they have a heck of a lot of fun doing it.
Their highly danceable shows have charmed audiences since their start in 2014, and a steady performing schedule is helping them build a fun and loyal fan base. Man About a Horse has performed at renowned venues for acoustic music, including Jalopy Theatre (New York City), the Tin Angel (Philadelphia), and Albert Music Hall (New Jersey).
The group’s debut recording, “The EP,” was released in March 2015, and has received radio play on both mainstream and bluegrass radio stations around the country, as well as praise from WXPN’s The Key, Rock On Philly, and other reviewers.
Man About a Horse is Roy Matthews (guitar), Justin Stevenson (mandolin), Matt Thomas (bass), and Dan Whitener (banjo).
“Breathing new life into a classic art form.” – Ear to the Ground
“Their high energy and harmony is sure to make you want to dance!“ – Sierra Hull, IBMA-nominated recording artist