Matt Waters is the groove rock sensation of Cincinnati, OH. His style is a cocktail of Prince and Jack White poured over the songwriting styles of McCartney and Mraz. He radiates a passion for performance and takes the stage every night intending to give it all.

Matt is backed live and in the studio by his band “The Recipe” which is comprised of the most talented and innovative players in the state. He is produced by Greg Yock, and independently managed by his team in Cincinnati.


-Played over 1000 shows across the country.

-Opened for Judah and the Lion, AJR, Here Come the Mummies, Luke Combs, Judy Collins, Tim Reynolds and Drake Bell.

-Written over 500 songs in the last 3 years

-Performed on top tier stages such as Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati’s Memorial Hall, Bogarts, Ludlow Garage, Bluebird Cafe, Hilton Head Tiki Hut, and the Cleveland House of Blues.

I dare you to not dance along, crave some fried chicken, or both.
— Courtney Phenecie, Writer for Cincy Music

Currently on the Cookin Me Up Summer Tour from April through August.

This most recent tour included twelve cities and roughly twenty full band performances for “Matt Waters and the Recipe”. The tour’s focus was to promote his latest and greatest release, “Cookin Me Up” which went viral soon after the release bringing in its first 10k view in only a few days.

Earlier in 2019, the band embarked on their thirteen city “Coloful Tour” to promote some other recent singles such as “Wild” and “The Park”.


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