I Am Matt Krahula
Matt Krahula is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer, currently based out of Honolulu, HI. He is the bassist for Grammy Nominated artist Henry Kapono, lead singer of The Nightmare River Band and one half of the Chamber Folk duo, Beyond Hope, with Canadian Singer Fiddler, Sierra Noble. After years of touring the mainland and bouncing around the vibrant New York City music scene, Krahula uplifted his roots and decided to take his talents to sunny Waikiki. Two years later he is up and running with steady gigs and new singles, "Hawaii Feels Like Home," "River Queen," and "Hold Me Closer," which are currently available everywhere.
Krahula started his musical career at the Purchase Conservatory of Music, earning a Bachelor Degree in Classical Music Performance on Upright Bass. He has spent the last 15 years touring, writing and recording, playing over 500 shows with his band, and sharing the stage with acts such as Old Man Markley, The Last Bandoleros, Boy and Bear, Matt Simons, Tokyo Police Club, and Robert Ellis. He has previously been nominated for an Independent Music Award for Best Alt-Folk song of the Year and has performed at Summerfest, SXSW, and CMJ to name a few. His music has been featured in American Pickers, Showtime’s Gigolo’s, Comedy Bang! Bang!, NHL Broadcasts, as well as several commercial campaigns.
Since relocating to Hawaii, Matt has played bass with Henry Kapono (Grammy Nominee), Sistah Robi Kahakalau (Grammy Nominee), Josh Tatofi (Hoku Award Winner), Kimie Miner (Grammy Nominee), Alx Kawakami, Keola Beamer, Brother Noland (Pineapple Express) and played opening slots with Mike Love, Tavana & Jesse Savio (Kings of Spade).
He is currently in Waikiki overlooking the Ala Wai Canal.