April 28, 2021
For Immediate Release
AUTHENTIC AS VINYL, SINGER/SONGWRITER MATT ROGERS SIGNS WITH VERE MUSIC
Pictured (left to right): Vere Music A&R Executive Alyssa Logan, Matt Rogers, Vere Music Label Head Rusty Harmon
Photo Credit: Vere Music
NASHVILLE – Authentic as vinyl, singer/songwriter Matt Rogers chose Carpe Diem classic record store in Franklin, TN, to announce his recent signing with Vere Music Company with distribution through ADA. Pictured (left to right) Vere A&R executive Alyssa Logan, Rogers, and label head Rusty Harmon.
“We are proud of what we are building at Vere Music,” Harmon said. “Matt embodies the spirit of of our mission. He is talented, tenacious, ethical, and has developed an impressive arsenal of brand partners over the years. Our goal is to take all of those qualities to build out his already impressive resume and help Matt realize his full potential.”
The Durango Boot ambassador has reached a growing, global audience with his raw, country-at-heart/blues-in-his-
“This is going to be the hometown reunion I’ve been waiting for and I am so honored to be the first artist to play this historic venue after an extensive remodel during the COVID shut down,” Rogers enthused.
Originally a schoolhouse built in 1916, TPAC is the hub for live performance and music education in the region. In addition to performing three-nights at the 500-seat theater, Rogers is leading a songwriting master’s class for area music students.
Rogers has penned songs with some of the best tunesmiths in Music City and has won numerous awards. And now his new music is poised to reach an even bigger audience through his partnership with Nashville-based Vere Music, with national distribution partner ADA.
“Vere is a great home for my music,” said Rogers. “Rusty and Alyssa are real champions for artists and their music. They have all the necessary expertise to guide a career and still provide a clear lane for the creative process.”
Rogers has been releasing music since moving to Nashville in 2017 including his critically acclaimed sophomore EP, Richest Place On Earth. His single “Peaches and Pecans” from the project pays homage to the Peach State and was a popular anthem at University of Georgia home games at Stanford Stadium during their 2018 standout football season. In 2019, Rogers’ buzz-worthy single “Burn The Boat” made waves when it landed on Buzzfeed’s “Top 10 Hottest Country Summer Jams” alongside songs by Luke Combs and Carrie Underwood.
Fans and the industry are taking notice including country music legend TG Sheppard, who opined that Rogers is “the real deal…the total package. A great singer, a great picker, and a great songwriter.”
About Vere Music
Vere Music was created in 2020 to provide major label services and distribution for independent artists and labels who want to maintain their creative vision without sacrificing ownership or control. Vere offers customizable services including digital marketing, product management, radio promotion, sync licensing, content creation, and global music distribution through a partnership with Warner Music Group’s independent distribution arm ADA. Helmed by noted industry leader Rusty Harmon with A&R executive Alyssa Logan, Vere Music is focused on developing a roster of established and developing artists eager to build and sustain meaningful careers.
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Wendy Pearl Public Relations