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!

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Matty Begs @ Mill Chill - Race, Live Music, Food Trucks, & Craft Beer

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Rocky Mount Mills, 1150 Falls Rd, Rocky Mount, NC


Event by Mill Chill - Race, Live Music, Food Trucks, & Craft Beer Rocky Mount Mills www.2022millchill.eventbrite.com

Not your "run of the mill" race. . .we are so much more! Come join the fun with a race, food trucks, live music, and craft beer. WEBSITE: www.millchill.com REGISTRATION: www.2022millchill.eventbrite.com CHARITY: All proceeds are given directly to the MS Society. www.millchill.com/our-story SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 11:00 am - Parking Opens 12:00 pm - Packet Pickup 1:00 pm Food Trucks and Restaurants begin to serve 1:30 pm - 4M Race and Fun Run/Walk Start 2:00 pm - Matty Begs Performs Live 2:05 pm - Craft Beer served to registered adult participants 3:30 am - Race Awards 5:30 pm - Event Ends

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