Matt Rupnow lives in Durango, Colorado where he plays with the band Red Eyed Djinn. For a while, he was, until recently playing with D.L. Marble and His Amazing Hippies from time to time still does.He has opened for the likes of Robert Earl Keen, Hayes Carll, Ray Wylie Hubbard, such bands as Euphorqeustra , Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real as well as many others along the way. He is a new father raising a family in beautiful southwest Colorado and is happy to bring good vibes to the four corners and beyond through his original, soulful music. Matt also enjoys playing his favorites from the likes of Bob Dylan Paul Simon, the Grateful Dead, Neutral Milk Hotel, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Richie Valens, Jerry Garcia Band, Bob Marley, old standards reinterpreted the "RUP" way, there's Motown and Staxx era soul and much much more. The Artist emphasis is on playing rootsy, organic music that is close to the heart and to the earth and celebrating the soulful expression of the joyous muse. Just playing good songs, bringing people together, and to have a good time doing it!!