Matt is an innovative singer/songwriter/ multi instrumentalist with swags of stories, songs and a guitar style unique to himself. Matt loves to play guitar, entertain and sing his songs penned about his colourful life on the road.
A Matt Zarb performance is fun, thoughtful, pensive, exciting, full of kicking, stomping, hectic guitar playing, harmonica, mandolin and ukulele. Its full of songs that you love and of his life and times that give the old saying “Three Chords And The Truth!” its credibility.
His ability to take a popular song you’ve heard before and take you somewhere new is signature of Matt’s style.
He will tell you a story and create musical theatre in your mind.
Matt is a true performer and has paid his dues in the industry but never tires in looking for new ground.
Matt has travelled the world with his music previously living six years in Kentucky USA touring countless cities and towns including many shows in Nashville Tennessee. He more recently spent over two years as owner operator of the much loved Jolly Roger pirate themed restaurant on Norfolk Island performing and entertaining his guests. The restaurant, in its time gained the number one position on Trip Advisor with a five star rating. https://www.facebook.com/pg/The-Jolly-Roger-Bar-Restaurant-Norfolk-Island-938401496230272/about/?ref=page_internal
Matt currently lives on the Mid Nth Coast of N.S.W. where teaches music for The Australian Children’s Music Foundation founded by Don Spencer (OAM). Matt teaches music to over 250 children per week in four schools under the wing of the program that brings music tuition to children who would never ordinarily have the chance.
Matt has had a huge career spanning 38 years rarely a week that he is not performing somewhere. When he slings his now 26 year old Maton guitar over his shoulder and winds it up you know you’re about to hear something very different. Matt is a sure bet on any stage and situation and will always leave you with a smile knowing you got 110% from him. https://www.facebook.com/Mattzarbentertainment/