Matt Osborne 1972 - 2004
Matthew John Osborne was an extraordinary singer, songwriter and
musician who lived in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Matt passed
away in his sleep on the morning of Friday April 23, 2004. This site is
dedicated to his memory.
- May 18, 2014 -- announcing the Matt Osborne
Artist Grant for KW area musicians!
- 1st Prize $2000, 2nd $1500, 3rd $1000.
- Deadline June 20
- Winners will be announced Sunday July 6 at Matt's KW Tribute
Show at Waterloo Square.
- Send package to Gloria Osborne, 406-225 Bamburgh Cr.,
Scarborough, ON. M1W 3X9
- Please submit in the package:
- CD only of 3 songs OR If sending a full disc be clear
about the 3 songs you want to submit by indicating track
numbers and song titles
- Bio including the past and present information about the
artist as well plans for the future
- Your mailing address and full contact info including
phone number and email address
- You must reside in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge or
Guelph regions. Please provide some form of proof.
- April 23, 2014 -- in honour of the 10th
anniversary of Matt's death, we'd like to share a few special
- On April 24, the 10th Anniversary Memorial Jam will
be held at Cork Hall (352 King St. West in Kitchener,
inside McCabes). The jam is scheduled to run from 8 pm to 1 am.
Please see the Facebook page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/229948470528027/
- On Sunday July 6, A Matt Osborne Tribute Show will be
held at Waterloo Square, sponsored by the City of
Waterloo. The show will run from 2pm - 6pm, more details to
- In early September, another Tribute Show will be held
in Toronto. Venue and official date and time TBA very
- War Trilogy Radio Campaign -- an online campaign to
get Matt's song "War Trilogy" played on the radio for
Remembrance Day 2014. More details to come.
- In addition, links to video and new unreleased audio
for streaming and download will be posted in the coming