Matt Blakely has been in the audio production business since 1996. Matt has toured professionally as Front of House engineer for Bandworld Inc, Monitor and Systems Engineer, and as Production Manager. He is one of the only Certified V-dosc Engineers in the country; a distinction only held by two others. Matt has an extensive and practical knowledge of almost all modern day professional PA systems used throughout the world.
Matt has toured with a various array of artists which include; Avril Lavigne, Bruce Springsteen, Slayer, Joe Satriani, Blue Rodeo, Styx, Three Days Grace and most recently Billy Talent (which he also acts as production manager). When Matt is not touring, his local work includes; festivals, political conventions and corporate events such as Edge Fest, Rock the Park, Reach for the Rainbow, HMV Music Conference and the Dalai Lama National Address. When Matt is not touring he is the audio department manager for Metalworks Production Group.