Matthew West

Matthew West

Wests own history was forged while growing up in a pastors family in suburban Chicago. An all-around athlete, Matthew actively pursued baseball, dreaming of one day playing in the major leagues, perhaps even for his hometown Chicago Cubs. Those visions changed when his dad gave him a guitar after he graduated from high school, allowing him to begin to experience the power music had to move people. After college, he hit the road as an independent artist, performing at schools and coffeehouses across the country and earning recognition from the National... more