matt cowe

Here you will find info about me and what I’m up to as well as some tunes to listen to and links to my Chet Atkins YouTube videos. Read about my history and work and if you want to get in touch please leave a reply on the contact page.

I offer one to one guitar tuition in person or over the internet with Skype. Tuition in all styles with specialisation in the style of Chet Atkins.

Thanks for looking, Matt.


backing tracks
Buy my backing tracks as used on my YouTube videos, great for pickin’ along to!


Listen to my various bands and solo projects



Matt Cowe Guitarist, Guitar Teacher, Chet Atkins style My name is Matt Cowe and I am a guitarist, I teach Chet Atkins fingerstyle guitar and beginners to advanced students in all styles from classical to rock. I am also a gigging musician and play in several local bands.   I have been working since 2002…Continue Reading

gig guide

6th June – Dig A Pony (Beatles cover band) – The Derby Arms, Barrow, 9pm

20th June – Louise Mary Martin Band – Another Fine Fest, The Hope and Anchor, Ulverston, 3pm

10th July – Dig A Pony (Beatles cover band) – The Kings Arms, Ulverston, 9pm

11th July – Duo with Alan Beecham (piano) – Retro Fest, Ulverston 2pm

5th Sept – Duo with Paul Palmer (sax) – Cockermouth 9pm

25th Sept – Dig A Pony (Beatles cover band) – The Hope and Anchor, Ulverston, 9pm

6th Nov – Dig A Pony (Beatles cover band) – The Kings Arms, Cartmel, 9pm

Wedding Music

Wedding Music

Einaudi: Eden Roc Looking forward to playing this at our good friend’s wedding on Saturday.  I arranged several Einaudi piano pieces for guitar some time ago, they’re great fun to play and hopefully will suit the occasion well.    Read More

Skype Lessons

Skype Lessons

Learn Chet Atkins style with me face to face on Skype, lessons include free tabs too! Cost: half hour lesson with free tabs – $20 or €15 Contact me here to book or further info.  Read More

Happy Chetmas!

Happy Chetmas!

Hello all, Christmas is coming, the perfect gift for you or your Chet Atkins loving guitar playing friends – some backing tracks to play along with! Go here to see the collections and now individual tracks, only $1 each!          Read More