Wednesday September 28 as part of the Island Hoppers Songwriters Festival
Friday 09/30 Nervous Nellies Fort Myers Beach FL 8:15pm
Saturday 10/01 Sunset Beach Tropical Grill Fort Myers Beach 2:15pm
Saturday 10/01 Pierside Grill Fort Myers Florida 8:30pm
Sunday 10/02 Matanzas on the Bay Fort Myers Beach 1:00pm
In 1993, Backer appeared again on Top Of the Pops on the BBC with Detroit and Elton John as they performed “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing” (Marvin Gaye and Tami Terrell).
In 1994, Backer played on the Swing Out Sister album The Living Return. He contributed the guitar solo on the band’s cover of The Delphonic’s “La, La (Means I Love You)”, which was featured in the 1994 movie Four Weddings and a Funeral. He toured the US and Japan with Swing Out Sister in 1997.
In 1994, Backer played on Peter Bruntnell's debut album "Cannibal", produced by Grammy award winner Pete Smith ( Sting, Van Morrison amongst others). He was also part of the Michael Ball ( Les Miserables" in the West End AND on Broadway ) house band for his television show, which afforded him the opportunity to play with Cher, James Brown, Monserrat Caballe and James Brown. Backer also toured the UK with Michael. Ball.
- Ray Charles, Jimi Hendrix and Matt Backer
- More about Matt and his music....
- Matt at Chewton Glen
- 26 August- ABC Camper Calling, Alcester UK
- 22 August- Notte Delle Chitarre August 16
- Upcoming events
- 16 August -Notte Delle Chitarre
- 6 August- Flying V Fav
- 4 August- A brief respite
- 27 July - Favorite Photos