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Ep. 23: Musician Matt Rolland of ‘Run Boy Run’ &

July 5, 2019

Matt Rolland and Run Boy Run have written and performed their own style of acoustic bluegrass & folk music for well over 10 years. They have released four albums, have been featured on "A Prairie Home Companion" and made a special appearance at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Matt and his wife Rebekah are working on a follow up to Rebekah's album 'Seed and Silo' which was released last year.

Matt is also the Director of Arts Integration at, working alongside Kate Marquez (Episode 20), finding and promoting talent for various SAACA cultural events.


  • The Run Boy Run story
  • How they self produced, self released their music and branding tips
  • How SAACA promotes local musicians
  • Matt's vision for Tucson's music scene
  • Advice for working musicians
  • Future local collaborations
  • Touring with female musicians
  • Bluegrass
  • Chris Thile
  • Hip Hop & Bluegrass/Folk Project?
  • A song Matt would like to record
  • The future of Tucson musicians

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