Stefan Couture and the Moondog redefines your typical idea of the acoustic duo, with a sound so big it feels more like a band than it does a duo. A melting pot of Stefan’s soulful modern folk, great songwriting, vocals and lyrics fused with the dynamic and sophisticated 12 string guitar of Matt Nolan.
Stefan’s songs are written with heart and with lyrics that are personal, but yet completely relatable at the same time. True poetry of the human condition, tied together with the emotional intensity of his warm soulful voice.
Stefan’s music is like an old friend that captures the same type of spirit as troubadour’s like Van Morrison,Tom Petty and more modern songwriters such as, Tracy Chapman, Ray Lamontagne and Ryan Montbleau.
Matt Nolan’s virtuosity on the 12 string can be heard in the first few notes. He doesn’t play these songs, he explores them, Using emotional spacey textures touching on elements of blues and psychedelia. It creates jaw dropping musical landscapes to the songs, guaranteed to give you all of the feels. Matt Nolan is a force of nature and soon to be one of your favorite guitar heroes.
Stefan Couture and the Moondog put on high energy and uplifting shows. Taking your idea and thoughts of the duo acoustic performance to new places. From ethereal spaciness and beauty to foot stomping blistering jams and improvisation. Their chemistry together is evident, making audiences wonder if they’re telepathically communicating with each other while they touch both your heart and mind.
One thing is for certain, you feel the joy that these two guys have for performing together. It’s contagious. Theyre currently performing throughout the northeast and are currently working on an Ep titled, “A Brief and Binding Light that is scheduled to come out in winter/spring 2023. Do yourself a favor and check these guys out. You won’t be disappointed.
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