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Andrew Hargis The Blu Skies.
Songwriter Matt McGibany played music for nearly twenty years before deciding to showcase his own original songs. Influenced by personal favorites including Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Pink Floyd, he set out to piece together his band, the Blu Skies, in April 2011.
"It was a matter of getting up the guts to do it," he says.More »