Matt Knabe, is a full time session/touring musician, providing professional, live, entertainment. You can find Matt playing locally in St. Petersburg Fl. and the surrounding area.
Matt is a self taught guitarist, who attended Full Sail University(2009-2012) in Orlando, Florida, for Recording Arts, and Entertainment Business. He studied vocal performance, at the University of West Florida.
From 2017 until early 2020, Matt has toured with local reggae/rock band, Seranation, supplying rhythm/lead guitar, and mixing monitors. During his time with, Seranation, Matt has had the opportunity to tour with and open for:
Sublime w/Rome, SOJA, Common Kings, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Through The Roots, The Hip Abduction, Ballyhoo!, Kash’D Out, Of Good Nature, Pacific Dub, Tunnel Vision…..
Matt has gotten the opportunity to perform at some historic venues such as:
Red Rocks, PMC Amphitheater, Great Saltair, House of Blues, MGM Grand, Pepsi Amp., MaryMoor Park, Huntington Bank Pavilion, Idaho Center Amp, Ford Amp, Thompson Point, Veterans United Home Loans Amp, Koka Booth Amp, Stage AE, Volvo Car Stadium, Sunset Cove Amp, Metro Credit Union Amp, Walmart Amp, Stubb’s Waller Creek Amp, Electric Factory, Whitewater Amp, Music Factory Pavilion, Jannus Live….
Matt has also had the opportunity to perform in some major festivals as well:
Reggae Rise Up St. Petersburg Fl(2019), Rootfire Cocoa Beach(2017), One Love Cali Reggae Fest (2020), Surf Expo Orlando (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020), Sanding Ovations (2018)
Here are some of the venues you can find Matt performing at locally/regularly with his cover band supplying tunes 60s-now:
Jimmy B's Beach Bar, The Original Crabby Bills, Tampa Hard Rock Hotel/Casino, MacDinton's(all locations), Caddy's(all locations), Sculley's, The Brown Boxer(all locations), The Palm Pavilion, Opal Sands Resort, Wyndham Grand Resort, Sandpearl Resort……..