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Saxophonist Matt Corey performing at KSU Tusc

FPS staff report

Well-known saxophonist Matt Corey and his band will perform at Kent State University at Tuscarawas March 13 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

Sponsored by the Kent State Tuscarawas Artist/Lecture Series and the Student Activities Council, the Matt Corey Band concert is free and open to the public, however tickets are required and will be available beginning March 6 at the Performing Arts Center Box Office, which is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are limited to four per person and must be picked up in person. They will not be available online.
 
A Canton native, Corey brings a new concept to live entertainment by mixing a live band with a party DJ, bringing current top 40 and classic throwback dance hits to life. His performances feature music from Michael Jackson, Usher, Rhianna, Gotye, Cee Lo Green, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and Lil Wayne, to name a few. 
 In addition to Corey, the Matt Corey Band is comprised of Jason Feathers, Hammond B-3, Organ; Elec Simon, percussion; Chase Williams, drums; Matt Vick, bass; DJ K.O.B., turntables; and Drew Pinchotti, guitar.

 Corey has been the opening act for B.o.B., Joe Walsh of the Eagles, Mike Posner, Far East Movement, New Boyz, Mario, O.A.R., Dave Matthews Band, Lil Wayne, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Average White Band and Third Eye Blind. He has also been featured in performances at The Mirage in Las Vegas, The Queen’s Theatre in London, England, Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center, The Rock Boat XII, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, West Point Military Academy, 311 Caribbean Cruise, NYC’s Bitterend, LA’s Viper Room and hundreds of colleges nationwide.

Winner  of the “Best Male Solo Artist” for 2011 and 2012 by the Association for the Promotion of Campus of Activities, Corey was also nominated for “New Rising Star of 2011” and “Best Music Act of 2012” by Campus Activities Magazine. He also has been on NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

A graduate of Youngstown State University, Corey has a bachelor’s degree in jazz performance and music education.

Free parking is available for all shows. The Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia.


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