Matthew Griswold
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Matthew Griswold

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"MTV (UK)"

MTV: What inspired you most about Bruce Springsteen?

MG: "He helped me want to be me. I survived high school because of his music." - MTV

"USA Today"

"Iraq Veteran and singer-songwriter releases own rendition of John Lennon's "Happy Xmas(War is over)" for Target store exclusive Chritmas CD." - USA Today

"Military Talent Show Winner"

"Spc Griswold represents 2BCT 1AD and wins the Military Talent Show in Camp Buering Kuwait and was asked to start performing regularly at the MWR tent for soldiers as a moral booster." - Stiker Tourch(2BCT Newspaper)

"Woodbury Resident Sets Out To Win Song Contest."

"Matthew Griswold is one of seven finalist in the Minnesota Singer Songwriter Spotlight Competition." - Woodbury Bulletin

"Relay For Life"

"Matthew Griswold will be headlining at the Woodbury Relay For Life this summer at Ojibway Park." - Woodbury Bulletin


"Some Iraq veterans get home and have a hard time talking about the war, this one sings about it. Musician Matthew Griswold played at the Fine Line Music Cafe in Downtown Minneapolis with songs he wrote while serving in the Military that deal with the effects of war. He calls this one "Vampire"." - Don Shelby

"Matthew Griswold @ The Fine Line Music Cafe"

"The very talented Minnesota musician will be playing at the Fine Line Music Cafe in downtown Minneapolis on December 29." - WCCO (CBS) News Story

"Woodbury Bulletin"

"Singer-Songwriter Matthew Griswold and former Woodbury resident has returned home from a five year tour with the US Army and is releasing an album titled "Lets Do It", and will have a pre-release party at The Fine Line Music Cafe December 29. His songs are reflections of his experiences of his time in Europe, Nashville and Iraq." - Amber Kispert

""Soul Child Dreaming" Featured On Cities 97"

"Soul Child Dreaming" is a featured song on Clear Channel's Discover NEW Music program and gives radio stations from all over the US ability to showcase Matthew Griswold. Matthew is formated to the local Twin Cities Clear Channel station, Cities 97, and is a featured NEW artist on their website and a frequently played favorite.

- Clear Channel NEW!

"MNPLS Star Tribune"

"Matthew is breaking into the local music scene with a rough and howling edge" - Chris Reimenshnieder

"WCCO Drive Time Radio"

"A real American hero" - Michele Tofoya

"KARE 11"

Appearance on Showcase MN - Showcase MN

"St. Paul Pioneer Press"

Matthew has had a number of mentions in the Saint Paul Pioneer Press. -

"South Washington County Bulletin"

Matthew Griswold performs at the South Washington County Relay For Life - Forum Papers


Short Story by Rebekah Wood at KSTP - Rebeka Wood

"Local Image (MCN Show)"

Multiple appearances on the Twin Cities cable show, Local Image with Judy Skeie Voss. - Judy Skeie Voss


Featured artist on KFAI's MN Soundtrack - MN Soundtrack

"Cities 97"

Top artist on Cities 97's discover and uncover NEW music. - Discover NEW

"Clear Channel Radio"

A featured national artist on Clear Channel Radio stations nationwide. - IheartRadio


A commonly featured artist as well as in studio interviews with KDUZ Hutchinson MN radio. - MN Music Spotlight


Full Feature in MPLS/STP entertainment paper, Vita.MN - Chris Reimenshnieder


Still working on that hot first release.



Currently at a loss for words...