Matt Griffin


Matt is a multi-instrumentalist based in Ventry, on Kerry’s Dingle Peninsula.

Growing up in the London area, he learned much of his music within the vibrant Irish traditional music community there.

Upon moving to Ireland in 2004, Matt immersed himself in the music of Sliabh Luachra and West Kerry, as well as the guitar stylings of Arty McGlynn and Steve Cooney.

Since then, Matt has toured the World, performing and recording with artists including: Séamus and Méabh Begley, Dezi Donnelly, Éilís Kennedy, Pauline Scanlon, Oisin Mac Diarmada and John and James Carty.

Matt also works as a photographer and filmmaker, with much of his work focused on traditional music and the arts generally.