Matt Andersen-Photo by Sean SiskCanadian bluesman Matt Anderson has already made quite the name for himself by winning the solo/duo competition in the International Blues Challenge in 2010, a European Blues Award for best solo artist in 2013, and numerous Maple and Juno Awards (Canada’s own Blues Music Awards and Grammy equivalents respectively). Anderson will be hitting the road on an extensive tour promoting his latest recording, Honest Man, with a full band, The Bona Fide, behind him that includes drummer Geoff Arsenault, keyboardist Chris Kirby, and Monkey Junk frontman and bassist Steve Marriner (also an International Blues Challenge winner). Anderson is always in full command of a stage with his riveting guitar work and soulful vocals.

Matt Anderson will be appearing at The White Eagle Saloon, 836 North Russell, on Thursday, May 19, for an 8:00 pm show. 21 & over only. Admission is $15.00 in advance and day of show. Tickets can be purchased online at