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Matt the Electrician @ Cultural Activities Center

August 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Despite the name, Matt the Electrician is no longer an electrician, focusing instead on a music career that has spanned the course of two decades, a dozen records, and literally thousands of shows. It’s folk music for a modern age, rooted in lyrics that focus on the realities and challenges of the 21st century as opposed to, say, the old-school thrill of hopping trains.

He moved to Austin in search of new horizons and better opportunities. Matt was already playing music by then, and in need of a steady day job to help pay the bills, he began working as an electrician, spending his days wiring houses in the sweltering Texas heat. Once quitting time came, he’d grab his guitar and drive himself to an evening show, usually taking the stage in his work boots and sweaty clothes. “Hi, I’m Matt the Electrician,” he’d tell the crowd, hoping his occupation would help explain his appearance. The name stuck, even after his growing fan base at home as well as abroad, where he’s since become a frequently-booked musician throughout Japan and Europe allowed him to hang up his pliers for good.

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Register to win the August "Dinner & A Show" presented by Fuzzy's, the CAC, and CenTexFun.com.  Winner will receive a $50 gift card from Fuzzy's Taco Shop and a pair of reserved seats to this Saturday's performance from Matt The Electrician.

Winner will be drawn by random computer drawing at 12 noon, Wednesday, Aug 16th.  Tickets may not be exchanged for other dates or prizes.

Winner will only be notified by email from info@CenTexFun.com and will have 24 hours to claim their prize or forfeit winnings.  Make sure the email address you enter is one you actively use on a daily basis. 

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Date:
August 19, 2017
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7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cultural Activities Center
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Cultural Activities Center
3011 N 3rd St
Temple, TX 76501 United States
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