Entertainer Nashville Recording Artist Merlin RMD LLC Record Label. Born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, Thomas Taylor was introduced to traditional country music by his musician grandfather, Kyle Taylor, who played guitar and autoharp. Fred Bolt, a friend of the granddad, got Taylor involved in playing, starting out with the mandolin. After that, Thomas took off with the guitar, banjo, autoharp, bass, dobro, lap steel, and the piano.
He continues to play today and is currently with the band Ka$hed Out, expressing his passion for traditional music which has been heavily influenced by Johnny Cash, The Carter Family, Johnny Horton, Merle Haggard, and Hank Williams.
Price Range: $600.00-$8,000.00
Gig Length: 120 - 300 minutes
What to Expect
"Traditional Country"... In early 2017 Thomas had the idea of forming his own band, after consulting with Merlin Durham owner of Merlin RMD LLC Record Label, and other musicians the band Ka$hed Out was formed.
Creating unique sound that is welcoming to listeners. There lyrics express the trials and joys of life and common experiences that communicate to both struggling and thriving. And the melodies reveal compelling themes that connect the audience with the music—fulfilling the most important goal of the band. Music is for people experiencing life. With powerful chops and strong lyrics these boys will rock the house down… Definitely a band worth watching out for….
Local Talent/Nashville Recording Artist Merlin RMD LLC Record Label ,West Virginia’s, Thomas Taylor and Ka$hed Out are living proof that raw talent, ambition and honesty can still prevail in an ailing music industry. What else would explain a blossoming career that has set this band at the top for one of the best original /cover band.. With there High energy shows,powerful chops,and with there first album West Virginia Bound. This Band is a must see show..
By aligning their unwavering dedication to the do-it-yourself work ethic with a signature sound of keeping it traditional , Lead vocalist/ songwriter/Lead and rhythm guitarists/ Thomas Taylor, Vocalist/Backup vocalist/Rhythm guitarist/ Dewey Radford, Bassist Charlie Goodwin, Harp player James Alford,Drummer/songwriter Merlin Durham, have helped to define the landscape of today’s music scene. Also one of there signatures that Thomas Taylor and Ka$hed Out are well known for is helping the local Businesses… charity… and for most there community….
Additional Booking Notes
We require two separate 20 amp, 120V grounded A/C circuits on individual breakers. They must
be placed on or near the stage. Additionally, these circuits must be dedicated and not tied to
stage dimmers, house lighting, etc.
The sound technician will use an area 8 feet wide by 5 feet deep in the middle of the auditorium
(in full view of the stage). The Band requires a closed house sound check two hours prior to
The Band’s audio snake will run from the stage to the console mixing area through the house
seating area. For the safety of our audience members, every effort will be made to keep the snake
taped to the floor and, if possible, out of sight.
HOUSE SOUND SYSTEM
At the discretion of the Band’s audio engineer, if a house sound system exists, it may be preferable
to use it to augment the audio equipment the Band carries. The Band’s audio engineer may contact
the house audio engineer in advance of the performance date to discuss requirements/availability.
Overhead white light should be suitable to read music and make all Band members visible to the
The Band will have a transportation loaded with approximately 6000 lbs of equipment packed in wheeled tour (link hidden) the interest of crew safety, moving equipment up and down stairs should be avoided. The Band members will load and unload all equipment
Thomas Taylor and Ka$hed Out Originals
1. West Virginia Bound
2. My Heart Breaks When i See You With Him
3. Walking The Tracks
4. The Basics
5. Old Wasted and White
6. Words We Didn't Say
7. The Woman I Would Die For
Merle Haggard- Workin' Man Blues
Dwight Yoakam- Little Sister
Hank Williams - Your Cheatin` Heart
Sawyer Brown - Six Days On The Road
George Strait - The Fireman
Merle Haggard - Motorcycle Cowboy
George Jones - "Don't You Ever Get Tired
Johnny Cash- Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash- Cry Cry Cry
Johnny Cash- Mean Eyed Cat
Johnny Cash- I still miss someone
Mel Street- Borrowed Angel
Jim Reeves- He'll Have To Go
Ernest Tubb- Walking The Floor
Ernest Tubb- Waltz Across Texas
Johnny Cash- Hey Porter
Johnny Cash- Get Rhythm
Bobby Bare- Marie Laveau
Waylon Jennings- Are You Sure Hank Done it this way
Waylon Jennings- Amanda
Conway Twitty- Its Only Make Believe
Merle Haggard- MotorCycle Cowboy
Merle Haggard- Old Man From The Mountain
Hank Williams Sr.- Cherokee Boogie
Brooks & Dunn- Boot Scootin Boogie
Sawyer Brown- Six Days On The Road
George Jones- He Stopped Loving Her Today
Tom Jones- Green Green Grass Of Home
Ray Price- Don't You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me
Ray Price- Crazy Arms
|Thomas Taylor||Songwriter, Lead and Backup Vocalist, Lead and Rhythm Guitarist|
|Dewey Radford||Lead and Backup Vocalist,Rhythm Guitarist|
|James Alford||Backup Vocalist,Harp Player|
Influences & Inspiration
Johnny Cash, The Carter Family, Johnny Horton, Merle Haggard, and Hank Williams and many more..
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