8-time Independent Music Award-Winning Night Owl Country Band is a Nashville Recording/National touring band based out of Hope, IN that play outlaw, modern, and traditional country music. They have recorded their original songs “Somewhere,” “Country To The Bone,” and more at Song City Studios in Nashville and they have recorded 'Cool Gentle Wind' at the Famous Hilltop Studios in Nashville. Night Owl has played venues such as the Grand Ole Opry, 8 Seconds Saloon, headlined the Kentucky Opry, Ole Red Gatlinburg, Rising Star Casino Resort, and more.

Night Owl has been blessed to work with David Frizzell, Whey Jennings, both Tom Wopat AND John Schneider, Barry Williams aka “Greg Brady” of the Brady Bunch, David Allan Coe, Chris Kroeze, Trent Tomlinson, and more. This band brings high energy to every stage. Night Owl welcomes what 2024 has in store for the second leg of their ‘Somewhere in the Country’ Tour.

They are regular guests on the nationally-syndicated show 'Life Style Live', Brown County Hour Radio show WFHB, and for the KORN Country 100.3 Radio show ' KORN Jam'.

Night Owl Country Band is also honored to be a member of the International Singer-Songwriter's Association and officially represents Southern Indiana.


8 Second Saloon Battle Of The Bands Finalist 2017 and 2018

International Singer Song Writer's Association Awards:

2019 Band Of The Year 

2020 Single of the Year Award for “Made in America”

2022 Album Of The Year for “Off The Tracks”

 2019 Josie Music Award winner for Album of the Year "Here To Somewhere" 

2021 Unique Beatz Radio UB Superstar Music Award

2022 Edinburgh Pixy Theatre ‘Footlights Of Fame’ Award

For Bookings: Matt Lee 812-375-4330


Matt Lee founder of Night Owl Country Band, sings lead, writes songs, and plays bass.Matt has been traveling and singing gospel music for over 20 years and singing for​​​​​​ 34 years. Now he is a true blue old school country artist.

Tim Dooley plays lead guitar, harmonica, and mandolin. Tim brings a mixture of country, blues, and classic rock to The Night Owls sound that is full of fire and passion.

Casey Johnson was born into music, with his great grandparents, two grandfathers, and his father all being touring musicians in both country and Gospel. Casey spent nearly a decade in the Gospel music field and is excited to bring a dynamic backbeat to Night Owl Country Band.

Introducing Kyndal Dixon: harmony, lead vocalist, and tambourine player at heart. After 15 years in Germany, she finally returned to her hometown in Indiana, Kyndal is an outlaw country girl at heart. Influenced by classic rock and raised on old-school vibes.

Brandon Fields has been surrounded by music all his life, with his family being luminaries in Bluegrass Gospel. He’s been playing and learning new instruments since he was a child, and he looks forward to bringing versatility to the stage with Night Owl Country Band!

Every band has its glue, and for Night Owl, that glue is named John Barr. A lifelong fan of outlaw country, John now plies his trade behind the soundboard and the mic, contributing as one of the voices of Who's Hoo and making sure every show gets set up without a hitch.

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