Travis Graves, an acclaimed American singer-songwriter from Virginia, suddenly died tragically, leaving friends, family, and fans inconsolable and heartbroken.
On Friday, September 1, 2023, Travis Graves of Bainbridge Island, Washington, who was fondly referred to as Mt. Egypt by many, was declared deceased.
“For the love of Travis Graves, one of the first men I’ve met who had no problem with crying in front of others, tears are just a regular part of life. New Song – plays in my head often. RIP.”
The reason for death and the circumstances surrounding the passing of a cherished musician are unknown at this time, and his loved ones are eager to learn what caused his demise specifically.
Travis’ friends liked him for his unique and humorous personality and for never holding back from expressing it. We keep his family in our prayers and thoughts during this challenging time.
Virginia-born singer-songwriter Travis Graves, has musical journey began in 2002 when a friend and fellow skateboarder, Jason Dill, introduced him to the Record Collection label.
He was raised right in the middle of Virginia. The following year saw the release of “Battening the Hatches,” Mt. Egypt’s debut album, marking a significant turning point.
Mt. Egypt embarked on a noteworthy tour supporting his second album, “Perspectives,” released in 2005. During this trip, he shared stages with well-known musicians like Band of Horses.
His exceptional musical ability allowed him to perform onstage with well-known artists like The Flaming Lips and Willie Nelson.
Even though just 100 vinyl LPs were produced for his third record, “III,” published in 2009, it garnered attention.
Travis Graves, alias Mt. Egypt, left a mark on the music industry with his unique sound and journey from the heart of Virginia to platforms shared with music titans.