Chad Brownlee, Doc Walker, The CCMA Awards, Brett Kissel, George Canyon, Gord Bamford, Dean Brody, The Washboard Union, Emerson Drive. These just a few of the folks who have called on Matthew Atkins when they needed a drummer to make their live show the best it could be.
Matthew Atkins has played drums with some of Canada's best loved artists live and on tour. Based in Vancouver, Matthew Atkins has toured in support of live artists in many genres from Country and Rock, to Jazz and HipHop. Matthew Atkins is often called to play shows and tours where an artist needs someone to step into a high pressure live performance and play it right the first time. Playing with confidence and skill that comes with a 30+ year professional drumming legacy, Matthew is able to put the band at ease, and make live shows come to life.
A short list of artists that have chosen to call on Matthew over the years and around the world include; Chad Brownlee, Gord Bamford, Brett Kissel, Dean Brody, Ryan McMahon, Patricia Conroy, The Washboard Union, Tommy Hunter, Shawn Austin, Lisa Brokop, Deric Ruttan, Doc Walker, George Canyon, Lion Bear Fox, Emerson Drive.