Eli Mattson Returns to TAP

Singer/songwriter Eli Mattson returns to Door County this September as part of a concert tour sponsored by Cellcom. Mattson will appear at Third Avenue Playhouse on Friday, September 25 at 7:30 pm. Ticket holders are invited to meet Mattson at a reception at Glas Coffee House following the performance.

Mattson, a long-time resident of Door County, made his national debut on NBC’s America’s Got Talent during the summer of 2008. Judges and viewers alike called him “an up-and-coming superstar” as he captured the hearts of fans with his unique vocal and performance style. Drawing inspiration from Elton John, Billy Joel and Bruce Hornsby, Mattson came in as the runner-up in an exciting photo finish to the competition. When the votes were tallied, only one-half of one percent separated Mattson from the grand prizewinner.

Since the show ended, the 27-year-old Mattson has performed around the country. His most recent local appearance was at the Door County Community Auditorium in May. Mattson was chosen as Cellcom’s new spokesperson in March of this year.

Tickets for Eli Mattson are $25, and go on sale July 1 at the TAP box office on 239 N. Third Avenue in Sturgeon Bay. The box office hours are 10 am – 3 pm Monday through Friday and one hour prior to performances. Tickets can also be purchased at the Dancing Bear on 13 N. Third Avenue.

For more information, please call 920.743.1760 or visit