Events

Gaither Tour
Mar 8, 2018
7:00PM
First Baptist Church Panama City - Downtown
Panama City, FL
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Mar 9, 2018
7:00PM
First Baptist Church Ocala
Ocala, FL
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Mar 10, 2018
6:00PM
First Baptist Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Apr 5, 2018
7:00PM
Memphis First Assembly
Memphis, TN
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Apr 6, 2018
7:00PM
Connection Point Church
Raytown, MO
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Apr 7, 2018
6:00PM
United Wireless Arena
Dodge City, KS
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Apr 8, 2018
6:00PM
Denver First Church
Denver, CO
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Apr 19, 2018
7:00PM
First Assembly
Fargo, ND
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Apr 20, 2018
7:00PM
Mayo Civic Center Auditorium
Rochester, MN
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Apr 21, 2018
6:00PM
Tyson Events Center
Sioux City, IA
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Apr 22, 2018
6:00PM
Coronado Performing Arts Center
Rockford, IL
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Bio

First inspired by late piano legend Anthony Burger, Matthew attended a Kingsmen concert at age two that would forever change the course of his life. He watched Anthony play and imitated him starting that very night.  His parents bought him a piano the following year and he began taking lessons in grade school.  Over the years he honed his craft and carefully studied the work of his gospel music heroes, and by the time he was 19 years old he was playing piano professionally.

Matthew joined the award-winning family group The Perrys in 2004 and remained with them full-time until 2008, receiving multiple nominations for Singing News Fan Awards for Top Musician during those years.  In October of 2007, Matthew experienced a full-circle moment when he was chosen to play piano at Anthony Burger’s induction into the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

In 2012, Matthew Holt became the full-time keyboard player for the Gaither Vocal Band and the Gaither Homecoming Tour.  In addition to his work as a full-time touring musician for the Gaither tour, Matthew works on behalf of up-and-coming artists as Associate Creative Director of Bethel University’s Renaissance program in McKenzie, Tennessee.

Matthew and his wife, Lindsey, have two children: a son, Fletcher (December 2007) and a daughter, Ridley (December 2010). The Holt family resides in McKenzie, Tennessee, where Matthew was born and raised.

- credit Gaither.com