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deft song writing, honest no-studio-tricks singing, and straight forward pure Blues!
James “Skyy Dobro” Walker
Blues Blast Magazine

Woods’ masterful fretwork and smoky, old-soul vocals are high in the mix, bolstered by the steady, swaggering rhythm section of Swanger and Cochran.
Bethany Kohoutek, Des Moines Cityview

The 26-year-old bluesman from Des Moines dives into Delta tradition and invests his new originals with flair.
Kyle Munson, Des Moines Register

Matt Woods is definitely not a one trick pony.
Tom Dorsey, Lizard Creek Blues Society

Highlights
  • 2016 Blues Blast Music Award Nominee in the Acoustic Blues Album category
  • 2016 The Blues Foundation’s Best Self-Produced CD Finalist, Sawdust & Gasoline
  • 2015 solo release, Sawdust & Gasoline
  • 2013 Matt Woods represents Iowa in the International Blues Challenge-Solo/Duo held in Memphis, TN
  • 2012 “Back Out Tour” ends the seven-year run for Matt Woods and The Thunderbolts band
  • 2010 Matt Woods and The Thunderbolts first Iowa act in many years to play the Iowa State Fair Grandstand
  • 2010 Matt Woods and The Thunderbolts self-titled CD released
  • 2008 Matt Woods and The Thunderbolts represent Iowa in the International Blues Challenge – band competition held in Memphis, TN
  • 2007 Be My Friend CD released to rave reviews
  • 2007 Bad Luck City represents Iowa in the International Blues Challenge  – solo/duo competition held in Memphis, TN
  • 2007 The Blues Foundation’s Best Self-Produced CD Finalist, If I Was A Fish
  • 2006 debut CD Release, If I Was A Fish
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