Inspired by artists like Townes Van Zandt, Robert Earl Keen, and Guy Clark, Stalling started writing songs, recording albums, and eventually touring with a full band to back him. His band currently consists of Jeff Howe on drums and percussion, Bryce Clarke on nylon-string guitar, electric guitar and mandolin, and Jason Steinsultz on stand-up and electric bass and singing harmony. Stalling plays about 150 shows a year and is in the third year of a Budweiser sponsorship. He is a former member of the Board of Governors for the Texas Chapter of NARAS. He has received a star on the South Texas Music Walk of Fame in Corpus Christi, Texas.