There is an abundance of talented singers, songwriters, musicians and performers in the music scene today. It is rare to find a representation of the total package. Matt Kabus is a rising star with a fresh new sound that embodies the unique confluence of thoughtful lyrics coupled with memorable tunes. Kabus was born with the rhythm inside, his art surfaces through original songs that bookmark his life’s experiences. Kabus’ original songs touch the heart. He writes, sings and plays with emotion that is rare and special to any audience he entertains. Some say he lives the song on stage. During his high school years, he co-founded Abington court, and recorded his first original song, “angle of darkness”, found his muse and along with that his first high school hit. Kabus interned with darp studios where he worked with dallas Austin and many billboard artists. While at darp studios Kabus befriended alvin speights which let him to m studio Atlanta. “I learned much about the urban music industry thru atlanta studio intern work,” the musician says Upon entering college at the university of Alabama, he began concentrating solely on writing and performing his own music. Kabus’ original song “picture frame” was his first song to get radio play. In 2009, the University of Georgia business of music recruited Kabus. He has become a staple of the greater Atlanta music scene while building a following in Athens. Kabus attributes most of his vocal ability to his vocal coach, Jan Smith. From his first solo open mics in 2008 to now, Kabus has performed various nationwide venues and amphitheatres opening for a diverse list of national touring bands. His music has been influenced greatly by Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Ryan Tedder, and Sara Bareilles.