Chris Taylor & The Rumor

Rock, Pop, Soul, and EVERYTHING mama Warned ya About!

If you’re looking for “Wow Factor,” look no further than Chris Taylor. How often do you hear someone nail both the vocals AND lead guitar on Van Halen or Guns N’ Roses tunes?


All your favorite Rock, Pop, and Soul hits from yesterday to today. Enjoying music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, to NOW!

Chris Taylor FAQs

Q. What style of music do you play?

A. All things rock, pop, and soul

Q. How many pieces do you typically play as and what instruments are they?

A. Full band: drums, keys, aux/percussion, guitar with vocals, and bass.

Q. Do you play in other configurations?

A. Yes, I have a duo show with guitar, vocals, and aux/percussion; played to tracks.

Q. Why did you become a professional musician?

A. Starting at 5 years old, I happened to see Eddie Van Halen on MTV which drove my inspiration to become a guitar player. The vocals came a lot later, but performing is where I felt most in tune with myself. Later, when becoming a professional musician, I found that it gave me the most joy I’ve ever had. I found that with music it enabled me to make the audience feel welcome and feel the joy that music brings me. Every night when I get on stage, I’m able to throw a real party by being energetic, entertaining, and showcasing the music that brings me the best time of my life. 

Q. Where are you located?

A. Lincolnton, NC.

Q. Do you travel?

A. Yes, I will travel.

Q. Why should an event professional book you?

A. A professional should book my band and I because we provide an incredibly memorable experience for the event and audience. We bring an immersive party environment mixing in a little bit of rock, pop, and soul for all of our live shows with songs coming from the 70s, 80s, 90s, to now! With us, you get the “WOW Factor.” You get a mix of authentic entertainment and playful humor, which makes our show one you will never forget.

Q. Do you have the capability of providing your own sound & lights?

A. Yes, for the duo show; I can provide total sound and lighting. For the full band, I can hire out if necessary when the venue does not provide. 

Song List

Harder to Breathe – Maroon 5
There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – Shawn Mendes
All Along the Watch Tower – Jimi Hendrix
Run to You – Bryan Adams
Standing on the Edge – Chris Taylor
Nothin’ But A Good Time – Poison
Talk Dirty To Me – Poison
Take Me Home Tonight – Eddie Money
Shakin’ – Eddie Money
Get the Funk Out – Extreme
Double Vision – Foreigner
Sign Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters
Just What I Needed – The Cars
Your Love – The Outfield
Smooth – Santana/Rob Thomas
Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
Lay Your Hands On Me – Bon Jovi
Cry Me A River – Justin Timberlake
Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love – Van Halen
Runnin With The Devil – Van Halen
Runaway Baby – Bruno Mars
Stitches – Shawn Mendes
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins
Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N Roses
If You’ll Follow – Chris Taylor
Summer of ’69 – Bryan Adams
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Wanted Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi
Thunder Rolls – Garth Brooks
Home Sweet Home – Motley Crue
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Maps – Maroon 5
Jump – Van Halen
Kryptonite – Three Doors Down
Stacey’s Mom – Fountains of Wayne
Dangerous – Chris Taylor
Jungle Boogie – Kool and the gang
Misled – Kool and the gang
No Easy Way Out – Robert Tepper
My Kind of Lover – Billy Squire
In Love With a Girl – Gavin Degraw
Found Out About You – Gin Blossoms
No Diggity – Blackstreet
Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin

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Key Signature Entertainment
8510 McAlpine Park Dr. Ste 201
Charlotte, NC 28211