Returning for a fourth appearance, Matt Davis and Kyle Knuppel will play at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, at the Vienna Union Hall, 5 Vienna Mountain Rod in Vienna. The duo plays a diverse mix of Americana, folk, jazz and singer-songwriter influenced music.

Knuppel is a songwriter and musician with a remarkably powerful singing voice. His musical talents were evident as a teenager when he first began singing and playing guitar with friends. He continued to develop his musical abilities by studying at the Frost School of Music in Miami, and further studies in vocal performance at both Julliard in New York City and Berklee College of Music, Valencia, Spain. He has recorded several albums of his own songs, and has performed his original music all over the world. Knuppel is currently based in Colorado. In addition to being a sought after musician and singer, he is also a medical doctor specializing in family medicine.

Davis is a guitarist, teacher, and composer based in the Philadelphia region. He has received numerous awards for his work from ASCAP, the American Composers Forum, Chamber Music America and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Matt serves as Adjunct Associate Professor and Chair of the Guitar Department at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Having earned degrees from Temple University and the Manhattan School of Music, he has performed across the United States and Mexico as well as in Europe and Asia.

The pair is joined by bassist/vocalist Brittany Karlson as well as Daniel Johnson on percussion. Tickets for this performance are $15 and are available online at or at the door day of concert.

For more information, email Tim Davis at

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