Matt Ventre has been a professional musician around the valley since 2007. He has worked with various artists over the last few years and has done several tours as an opener for the Toasters. Currently, Matt is working as a country artist as the lead guitarist for the Shane Paul band and is also currently active with Desert Dixie and Silver Sage. Additionally, Matt is doing acoustic work with local singer Kim Weston and is working and traveling in the D63 band. In addition to his performing credentials, Matt has worked as a session musician for several upcoming country artists and has released four albums of original music.