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 inspired by the likes of Jack Johnson, Michael Franti, Dave Mathews' Band, Jason Mraz, Mike Doughty and Sublime, 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 released their newest EP "Wait For It" in May 2018 and Matty Begs new single "Hide Away From The World" will be released January 4, 2020...stay tuned!
2019 Wilson Times Readers Choice Winner
Favorite Musical Group
For the second 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!