The last 15 years has seen Ray Mattie perform countless shows and festivals across the United States and Canada. In doing so, Ray headlined and co-headlined events from Kansas City to Toronto, Chicago to Edmonton and Pennsylvania to Nova Scotia. He is a past ECMA and MNS award nominee. Ray Mattie combines his influences in Roots and Celtic music with live performance interaction skills that have brought audiences to their feet at such venues as CFL Grey Cup 100 Toronto, America’s largest Celtic festival main stages and intimate theatres as lead singer of Pogey. The Nova Scotia native has a new solo EP and a 5-piece group called Mountain Rain featuring fiddle, mandolin, guitars, bass, drums, bodhran and a highly entertaining stage show.