David Taylor has nothing to do with the fact that he has a band; he just got lucky one night. Having been a solo singer/song-writer for several years in the Charlotte music scene, David has built up quite the catalog of songs. He has performed throughout the Charlotte area, and he self-released a solo EP titled Texas Heat in July 2018.

David Taylor & The Tallboys were born after several beers and an impromptu jam session on a Monday night with the help of friends Gersh Godwin on bass, and Jason Cline on lead guitar. Wes Hamilton joined the party on pedal steel guitar, and Matt Sloop filled out the lineup on drums. The Tallboys take David’s songs and turn them into twangy rock-n-roll tunes that make you want to dance, stomp your feet, and cry at the same time. 

Despite only having been a band since early 2019, David Taylor & The Tallboys have already started making waves in the music scene. They have played at local festivals, house parties, and venues such as The Evening Muse, Snug Harbor, and The Pour House. 

Artist Information

Label: self-released

Genre: Twangy rock-n-roll

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Influences: Bruce Springsteen, John Prine, and Sturgill Simpson

Sounds like: John Moreland, Tyler Childers, and Margo Price