Travis James Humphrey was born in northern Maine. He learned his trade from his father, Tim Humphrey, who taught him the rougher and finer points of being a working musician. After high school, Travis served with the United States Air Force as a Bandsman for 8 years. He returned home to Maine in 2003.

Travis has opened shows for B.B. King, Ricky Skaggs, David Alan Coe, Roy Clark, Marty Stuart, Bill Chinnock, "Mad Dog" Vini Lopez & Dawg Whistle (featuring Paul Whistler and John Sebastian Brice), Blackberry Smoke, Don Campbell, David Mallett, The Mallett Brothers Band, Ayla Brown, Michael Peterson, Peter Noone, Jason Aldean, Frankie Ballard, Nora Jane Struthers, Steve Azar, Andy Griggs, Johnny Hiland, Entrain, and many other fine artists, both as a solo performer and as a backing guitarist for other feature performers.

Travis has released four studio albums as a civilian: "YellowCat Blues" (2002), "Cowgirl Romance" (2006), "Dirty Beautiful World" (2010), and "The Roadhouse Gospel Hour" (2014).