Matt Woods, 21, born in Birmingham and raised in Dothan, Alabama, being the oldest of three has always had musical influence in his life. At and early age of 10, Matt realized his love and talent for music by learning guitar and writing songs in his spare time As time went on, he became more enthusiastic about his love for music and continuously played. As he grew, so did his music. 'One day, I was writing about the simple things in life with a simple rhythm and eventually realized the my words and music were becoming more and more intense.' Playing around at local venues in Dothan eventually escalated to weekly performances in and around Auburn, when he went off to college. This move was also inspiring as he began o have time to grow, and along with him grew his music. After completing his junior year at Auburn, Matt moved to Nashville to pursue his career in music. 'Moving to Nashville was so exhilarating. It was something that I had always dreamed about. It's almost like a reoccurring dream of eleven years was starting to come true.' Matt's move to Nashville has been a positive and encouraging one. Opportunity was knocking on his door. As of now Matt is continuing to write and pursue his career more optimistically than ever. 'As long as I remember my first gigs and the spark that inspired me, I know that no matter what, my love for music will be my driving force and take me wherever I need to be.'