Tuesday October 30, 2012

PITTSFIELD -- Singer-songwriter Matt Cusson will be performing at Berkshire Thea tre Group’s The Garage in the Colonial Theatre on Nov. 9 at 8 p.m., preceded by a free songwriting workshop at 4.

Cusson attended Berklee College of Music, where he performed in the exclusive "Sin ger Showcase," which high lights the school’s top eight singers.

He has performed with, among others, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, the Roots, Babyface, Christine Aguilera and Livingston Tay lor.

He has been working and touring with his mentor and friend, Brian McKnight, for the past several years. He also performs regularly with Javier Colon, the 2011 winner of the hit NBC show "The Voice." Matt performed with both Javier and Cee Lo Green for the 2011 Rockefeller Tree Lighting show.

Cusson is a three-time "Ama teur Night at The Apol lo" winner; has performed with Brian McKnight on "Live with Regis and Kelly," and was a musical guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ABC’s "The View," and Bravo’s "Mill ionaire Matchmaker," where he performed his song "Here’s to You and Me."

He was a featured performer on the international Michael Jackson -- Man In The Mirror tour in 2010.

Ticket information is available in person at the Colonial box offfice at 111 South St.; by telephone at (413) 997-4444; or online at www.berkshire
theatregroup.org.