Matthew John Osborne was an extraordinary singer, songwriter and
musician who lived in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Matt passed
away in his sleep on the morning of Friday April 23, 2004. This site is
dedicated to his memory.
March 2019 -- Kickoff Sports Bar's 2019 Matt Osborne Musicians Trust Fund fundraiser raised $1,885! The current trust fund balance is $9,580.94.
March 2019 -- Wilfrid Laurier University will be starting a bursary in Matt's name for music students. The bursary would pay $1000 yearly to a music student chosen by the department, and it will be designed to run in perpetuity. More details to come.
April 23, 2018 -- Kickoff Sports Bar's Annual Matt Osborne Musicians Trust Fund fundraiser in Waterloo. They raised over $2000!! Please check out the photos from this event.
March 2018 update -- Kickoff Sports bar in Waterloo continues to do annual fundraising for the trust fund. In large part due to their efforts the fund will be able to do two more grants in support of artists in the KW area in 2018. An announcement will be made on Arpil 23 2018 to provide details about the grant opportunities and the new trust fund balance will be posted in the near future.