ABOUT

Matt Minchew & the Highbinders are Tim Ferguson, Mike Haywood, Matt Minchew & Jon Norcom. Assembled in 2017, MM&THB have been hard at work on their debut album, "Long Way Home", and are eagerly anticipating the record's Spring, 2018 release. Pulling sounds from across the spectrum of Southern music, "Long Way Home" is sure to be a must listen, particularly for fans of artists such as Jason Isbell, Turnpike Troubadors, Ryan Adams and the like. Matt Minchew been songwriting for nearly two decades having been based in Nashville, NYC, Chicago & South Florida. He has three previous releases: Concord Anthems (2012), Something More (2010) & On The Verge of Something More (2003/out of print).

MEET THE BAND

Name:  Tim Ferguson
Instrument:  Drums
Hometown: Mooresville, NC
Favorite Food: Sushi & Steak
Favorite Album(s): Anything by Led Zeppelin
Name:  Mike Haywood
Instrument:  Lead Guitar, Vocals
Hometown: Robinsville, NJ
Favorite Food: Chicken Francese
Favorite Album(s): "Dark Side of the Moon" (Pink Floyd), "Just Between Frets" (Tommy Emmanuel/Frank Vignola), "Tribute" (Ozzy Osbourne), "Romantic Warrior" (Return to Forever)
Name:  Jon Norcom
Instrument:  Bass, Vocals
Hometown: Mooresville, NC
Favorite Food: Eggs Benedict
Favorite Album(s): "Where the Light Is" (John Mayer), "Apostrophe" (Frank Zappa), "Mud on the Tires" (Brad Paisley)
Name:  Matt Minchew
Instrument:  Lead Vocal, Guitar
Hometown: LaGrange, IL  >  Boynton Beach, FL  >  Chicago  >  NYC  >  Nashville  >  Kannapolis, NC
Favorite Food: Giordano's Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza
Favorite Album(s): "August & Everything After" (Counting Crows), "Deja Entendu" (Brand New), "Goodbye Normal Street" (Turnpike Troubadours), "Southeastern" (Jason Isbell), "Photographs & Memories" (Jim Croce)