As the drummer for Grammy Award-winning superstar Taylor Swift, Matt Billingslea is currently traveling on “The 1989 Tour” and performing for sold-out crowds as Swift headlines stadiums and arenas around the world. In addition to the tour, Billingslea’s performances with Swift have included the Grammy Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, the BRIT Awards, and numerous promotional appearances around the globe. Prior to joining Swift, Billingslea spent three years touring with multi-Grammy winners Lady Antebellum. During that time, he co-wrote “Wanted You More,” a top-20 single from Lady Antebellum’s third album, Own The Night. A Nashville resident since 2005, Billingslea is a native of Westminster, Maryland. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Capitol University, with a double major in jazz studies and music industry.
“Half Man, Half Machine: Exploring Sound Design, Hybrid Kits and Samples”
Date & Location
Ludwig Musser Percussion, Innovative Percussion Inc., Zildjian Company, Remo Inc., Roland Corporation, Drum Workshop