“The real thing, people.” -Billboard
In 2020 American singer-songwriter Martin Sexton extends touring in support of his ninth studio release Mixtape of the Open Road. The Wall Street Journal and CMT premiered tracks from the album that since garnered much critical acclaim. “Outstanding taste in songwriting as well as a soul-marinated voice.” -Rollingstone
Syracuse native Sexton got his start singing in the streets and subways of Boston in the early 90’s. Still fiercely independent and headlining venues from The Fillmore to Carnegie Hall, he has influenced a generation of contemporary artists. His songs have appeared in television series such as Scrubs, Parenthood, Masters of Sex and in numerous films, though it’s his incendiary live show, honest lyrics, and vocal prowess that keep fans coming back for more.
With one of the most powerful and dynamic voices in American popular music, Martin Sexton straddles the worlds of folk, soul, country, and rock and roll with ease. Playing solo and acoustic, Sexton’s rhythmic, fingerstyle guitar playing, matched with his elastic vocals, can make it seem as if he’s backed by a full band. His incendiary live show, honest lyrics, and vocal prowess that keep fans coming back for more.
“His outstanding taste in songwriting as well as a soul marinated voice that can easily be compared to the likes of a young Steve Winwood or Van Morrison” -Rolling Stone
“The best live performer I’ve ever seen. I may just quit my job and go follow Martin and make a fuss everywhere I go, just to make sure that people don’t go their lives without hearing this man sing to them”- John Mayer