Shelton native Matt Bednarsky, who is pursuing a musical career in Nashville, has released a new music video and will perform over the July Fourth weekend in Shelton. The video is for the song \u201cGrand\u201d from his latest album, titled \u201cA Bigger Picture.\u201d Watch and listen to the music video by clicking below: www.youtube.com\/watch?v=UM14wL7dPZA&feature=youtu.be \u201cPreston Leatherman over at Nashville\/Create did a killer job directing, shooting, and editing it,\u201d Bednarsky said. Will perform in Shelton Bednarsky also is planning to head to the Northeast this summer to perform concerts in Connecticut (including Shelton), New York City, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Public shows in this vicinity will include: \u2014 Friday, June 27 at 8:15 p.m. at Caffe Vivaldi, New York City. \u2014 Saturday, July 5 at 8 p.m. at Huntington Street Cafe, Shelton. \u2014 Monday, July 7 at 7 p.m. at The Black Sheep, Niantic, Conn. Also will do 'house shows' Bednarsky also will perform a \u201chouse show\u201d at a private residence in Shelton on July 1. \u201cHouse shows are intimate environments where people gather together to listen to music,\u201d he said. \u201cKind of like a throwback to listening to vinyl records with friends, but this time, with the artist in the room.\u201d Anyone who would like to host a house show can contact Bednarsky through his website at www.mattbednarsky.com. He also has concert dates set through next year at venues in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin. He's a Shelton High graduate Bednarsky is a 2005 graduate of Shelton High School, where he was active with the drama club, choir and a cappella music groups. He graduated from New York University in 2009 and then lived in New York for awhile. Bednarsky moved to Nashville \u2014 known as Music City \u2014 about a year ago and has been busy writing songs and performing ever since. He described his music style as being pop-rock with traces of folk, jazz and blues. \u201cSomewhere between James Taylor and John Mayer,\u201d Bednarsky said. Read a story about him from the Shelton Herald at: http:\/\/sheltonherald.com\/36623\/shelton-native-pursus-music-career-in-nashville\/ Learn more about his career by going to www.mattbednarsky.com.