San Diego-based musician, Matthew Phillips, is trailblazing across worldwide stages, pairing electronic elements, cinematic soundscapes and classic hook-filled lyrics that breathe new life into the alternative genre. Accompanied by stellar reviews from his sold out concerts and a rapidly growing fan base, Matthew's guitar playing has caught the attention of the top guitar manufacturers in the music industry: Fender, Taylor, Seymour Duncan, Telefunken, JHS, RJM, Focusrite, and Voss, to name a few. He has performed at many legendary venues including: The Troubadour (West Hollywood, CA), KAABOO Music Festival (with Tom Petty, MUSE, PINK, Red Hot Chili Peppers), The Saban Theatre (Beverly Hills, CA), The House of Blues (Anaheim and San Diego, CA), The Whisky a Go-Go (Hollywood, CA), and The Cavern Club (Liverpool).
The “Discovery Tour” began as a series of open mics that gained global attention and evolved into the “So In Love Tour” which took the artist to various venues and major festivals across Norway, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. As a result of extensive touring, his music has received recognition with Radio Play on Local (91X) and national broadcast stations iHeart Radio. His song, “Always Be There” has been featured in two films: No Regrets and What Remains.
On July 2nd, Matthew Phillips and his band took to the Main Stage at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the single and video release concert of his debut single "So In Love” with thousands in attendance. This show marked the conclusion of the "So In Love Tour." As of 2023, Matthew shows no signs of letting up. With multiple interviews and glowing reviews from music journalists and bloggers, Matthew strives to continue to raise the bar in his musical pursuits. Jessica Klausing
Alternative, Dance, Indie