Biography

Matt Minglewood

Into his fifth decade of an illustrious career that has taken him over countless miles of roads on several continents, Matt is recognized as an East Coast Canadian legend. He is a musical hybrid with one foot steeped in the musical roots of Blues, Celtic & Country and the other knee-deep in rock. Minglewood has no shortage of great stories to tell and a phenomenal gift for telling them.  He recently received two ECMA awards for 2018 ‘Blues Recording of the Year’ and the coveted 2018 ‘Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year’ awards.

Matt has released 14 recordings and has amassed numerous awards & accolades along the way including:

– Maple Blues Awards 2013 Blues with a Feeling Award (Lifetime Achievement)  and 2010 Entertainer of the Year Award

– East Coast Music Awards 2007 Blues Recording of the Year for ‘The Story”

– 2005 Blues Recording of the Year for ‘Live at Last’ Lifetime Achievement Award

– Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival 2005 Dutch Mason Blues Award

– Canadian Country Song of the Year Me & The Boys 1986

– Great Canadian Blues Award

– Honorary Doctorate from UCB

– Two Juno Nominations & Three Gold Records

– Bestowed with the Queens Jubilee Medal for his contribution to Canadian Music