Moon Taxi, a band of Belmont alumni, recently signed a label deal with RCA Records. The quintet was founded in 2006 at Belmont, where they had originally practiced together in the residence halls. The members include vocalist/guitarist Trevor Terndrup (’07), bassist Tommy Putnam (’06), lead guitarist Spencer Thomson (’06), percussionist Tyler Ritter (’08) and keyboardist Wes Bailey (’09).
The band has four released albums, including “Daybreaker” (2015), which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard New Artist chart. Their latest single “Two High” has earned nearly 50 million streams on Spotify.
The group’s music has also been featured in commercials for BMW, MLB, HBO Sports, NFL and McDonald’s, and they have performed live at such events as Coachella, Governor’s Ball, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Firefly and more.