Matt Nathanson coming to Keuka in April

Matt Nathanson, whose latest album Some Mad Hope has drawn critical acclaim, will perform at Keuka College Saturday, April 5.The opening acts, beginning at 8:30 p.m. in the Weed Physical Arts Center, include HoneyHoney and Jason Reeves. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.Nathanson says Some Mad Hope is “not just a collection of songs. There’s definitely a theme there, a tracing of the ups and downs of a relationship. It gets dark in places, but it ends on a note that’s hopeful; it’s not cut-and-dried, but it points to the future in a way that I see as positive.”Songs from the album have been featured on VH1 and such as weekly TV shows as Private Practice, One Tree Hill, NCIS, and Newport Harbor.Nathanson is gaining popularity through “his spirited live shows” (San Francisco Chronicle), “ poignant songwriting” (Boston Herald), “keen ear for melody” (No Depression magazine) and his “great representation of why we go to concerts in the first place” (Paste magazine).Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at www.keukatickets.com.For more information, contact Jen Furner at (315) 279-5264 or (315) 279-5692.

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