Matt Dent is a local Canberran musician who has done the hard yards in the industry. Matt’s performances generate a unique style of acoustic folk, woven through with good old Aussie pub rock. His Debut LP "Welcome to The Sky" features a new, yet hauntingly traditional sound, dubbed "Blokey folk rock" by the Riot Act's originator (John Griffiths). Matt’s LP features Aussie drumming legend John Watson (Kasey Chambers, Aussie Crawl and Dragon) and on Bass Johnathan Zion (Lior, Pete Murray and Ian Moss).
Drawing inspiration from such greats as Paul Kelly, Crowded House, Bob Dylan, Credence, and Neil Young Matt Dent unites Aussie pub rock with his traditional Scottish and Irish roots to create a new yet familiar genre for the Aussie connoisseur.