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 2022! 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
2021 Wilson Times Readers Choice Winner
Favorite Musical Group
For the fourth 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!
Matty Begs is hard at work this summer prepping for the studio and then starting the recording in the fall for our upcoming release in late 2022. We'll kick back regular show schedule in September...have a musical summer!
Matty Begs @ Casita (Anniversary Party)
Come to Casita in historic downtown Wilson, NC and celebrate Casita's anniversary with music, food, and Casita's incredible brews. More details to come...
Matty Begs @ 2022 Blue Jeans & BBQ Fundraiser for UNC Nash Health Care Foundation
Join us at Smith's Pavilion for a fun night of food, drinks and music by Matty Begs! Funds raised from the event will go towards the expansion of the Inpatient Food Pantry and Community Paramedic Program at Nash UNC Health Care!
Matty Begs @ Still Life Chapel Hill
Matty Begs @ Barton College Tailgate Party
Football tailgate party...more details to come.