About the Artist
This year's artist is Mat Kearney. Originally from Eugene, Oregon, he resides in Nashville with his wife and 2 year old child. His second album, Nothing Left to Lose, helped him become an overnight success after grinding it out for 10 years. Songs you may have heard on the radio include Nothing Left to Lose, Ships in the Night, Closer to Love, Hey Mama, and Breathe in Breathe Out. See videos on the right. Mat has 4 tracks on the Cities 97 Sampler CDs. Everyone will enjoy his music.