Thomas Michael

Thomas Michael

BandCountrySinger/Songwriter

Thomas Michael and the American Honky Tonk Band are one of Country Musics busiest acts. Performing 250 shows a year, their stage show that is enjoyed by fans of all ages. Performing Country Music classics, to todays most popular songs, and Thomas's original songs, it makes a night enjoyed by all.

Biography

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Thomas was drawn to Country Music at a young age after hearing Merle Haggard on the radio. With influences including Merle Haggard, Kenny Chesney, George Strait, and Alan Jackson, Thomas has put together a stage show that is enjoyed by Country Music fans of all ages.
Thomas and his American Honky-Tonk Band have made a big impact on much of the US during 2006 and 2007. Living 3/4 of the year on the road, they have discovered what 'LIFE ON THE BUS' really means. Having been a regional act peforming in the Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee prior to 2006, Thomas and his band prepared for a strong road tour in 2006 and 2007. They have now expanded into the mid-western United States and the response has been nothing short of exciting! Playing from Ohio to Wyoming, and everyplace in between, including Georgia, New Mexico, Nevada, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, 2008 brings on yet more territory and after every stop, more fans!
His debut album "Hard Man To Love", released in 2007 is compiled of songs all written by Thomas. His up tempo songs will make you clap and dance, and the ballads will make you remember why you fell in love. The new album, "Honky Tonks and Cheap Hotels" will be ready for release in 2008. This is another CD made up of Thomas's original material, which the fans love.
Thomas has enjoyed succesful radio airplay in select markets across the country. "Gabes Song", his first release in the Duluth, MN. market went to Number 1 and stayed there for 14 weeks. His current single "What Would John Wayne Do" is currently at Number 4 in Duluth and climbing every week.
Thomas is managed by Mark Chaney and MC Productions in Nashville. They are currently in meetings with the labels to find the right deal for Thomas.

Discography

"Hard Man To Love" Debut CD 2007
"Honky Tonks and Cheap Hotels" to be released in 2008.

Two singles have received radio airplay in select markets.
His first single "Gabes Song" went to Number 1 in Duluth Minn. and stayed there for 14 weeks.
His second release "What Would John Wayne Do" is currently Number 4 and climbing in the same market.

Set List

Sets vary according to venue requirements. Thomas is prepared to perform as many as 4 or 5, 45 minute sets.
Sets number 1,2 and 4 are primarily covers that range from country music standards to todays newest hits.
Set Number 3 is reserved for Thomas Original material, and is always enjoyed by the fans.
The following is a partial list of songs performed by Thomas

Jack Ingram
LOVE YOU

Thomas Michael
WHAT WOULD JOHN WAYNE DO
SHE’S COUNTRY
RUM RUM
HARD MAN TO LOVE
BAD NEWS
GEORGIA
BACK IN THE DAY
WHEN I DRINK WITH MY FRIENDS
GETTING DRUNK
LOVE SONG
KEEP ON ROLLIN
TIRED OF HOLDIN ON…..
LEAVING AMY BEHIND
BABY I KNOW
GABE’S SONG

Kenny Chesney
BABY YOU SAVE ME
TRACTOR
YOUNG
WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN
JUST DON’T HAPPEN TWICE
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