With roots in Wilson and Rocky Mount NC, the band Matty Begs officially began in the Spring of 2012.  Known for their high-energy live shows, catch Matty Begs and their acoustic-electric party rock at the best clubs, colleges, and beaches the East Coast has to offer.  Matty Begs writes original material that draws heavily upon the bands' influences. Catchy lyrics and sing-along, party-anthem choruses leave the listener feeling good and wanting more.  Live, the band also covers a wide variety of songs, new and old, and infuses them with their own funky upbeat style to encourage the audience to have fun, sing along, and dance.  

Matty Begs has released 3 EPs along with their newest single "Hide Away From The World" which was released on January 4, 2020.  Currently the band is working on a new recording to be released in early 2023!  Stay tuned and until then, you can download and stream all Matty Begs music here for free!

Sound: Matty Begs is feel good funky rock that has a hint of pop, reggae, and jam all rolled into one! 
Influences: Jack Johnson, Donovan Frankenreiter, Jason Mraz, G-Love, Dave Matthews, Michael Franti, Sublime, Sugar Ray, Mike Doughty, Jason Mraz

2022 Wilson Times Readers Choice Winner

Favorite Musical Group

For the fifth year in a row, Matty Begs has been voted by readers as the "Favorite Local Musician/Musical Group."   It's a great honor and we thank all the fans that voted!

In the Studio!

October 1 ,2022 - Matty Begs started recording 9 new tracks for an upcoming release "Living the Dream" at Thread Audio in Raleigh, NC.  Look for a spring 2023 release.  The 9 songs being recorded are:

 Put The Fun Back In Life 
Getting What You're Putting Out 
Sun In The Middle Of The Rain 
Somebody Take Me Home 
Just Like a Dog 
Good Time To Be Alive 
Living The Dream 
It's Not The Right Time 
Fight To Get Along

Upcoming Events


Matty Begs @ Town of Nashville "Music in the Park"

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Stoney Creek Environmental Park, 455 W Washington St, Nashville, NC 27856

Come down to Stoney Creek Park for the Music in the Park series! Food and beer trucks will be onsite for purchase! Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes!

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