Thomas Rhett Akins Jr., the son of country star Rhett Akins, has earned his own spot in mainstream country with sultry singles like "It Goes Like This" and intense love ballads like "Die A Happy Man." His first album, It Goes Like This dropped in 2013 with Tangled Up, Life Changes and Center Point Road following every two years after. Out of his 17 singles, 12 have reached the No. 1 spot on the Country Airplay Chart. He writes most of his own material and has written for other artists including Jason Aldean, Lee Brice and LoCash. Although he has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards, and has yet to take home the title, he's been named Best Male Vocalist by the Country Music Association twice.
Growing Up Country
Since his father hung around with the likes of Tim McGraw and Brooks & Dunn while he was growing up, Thomas Rhett would have his future relatively mapped out for him singing country music, as well. However, he decided to go to college for communications. The music bug continued to nag at him, though, and he dropped out when he was 20 to pursue a career in singing and songwriting.
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What can I expect from a Thomas Rhett concert?
It almost feels like you're watching your best friend perform for you. Rhett spends a lot of time interacting with the crowd, sharing personal stories about his music and making you feel like you've known him most of your life. He gives shout-outs to his fans in the sections farther away from the stage so everyone feels included. In this way, Rhett's concerts have more intimate feel than other big-arena shows.
Is Thomas Rhett touring in 2019?
Hhe is in the midst of his Very Hot Summer tour with his dad, Rhett Akins, along with Russell Dickerson and Dustin Lynch. He will also be sprinkling in some performances at mega country concerts all over the country.
What is the setlist like?
Rhett's top hits like "Marry Me," "Get Me Some of That," "Life Changes," "T-shirt," "Star of the Show," "Crash and Burn," "Make Me Wanna," "Star of the Show" and "Unforgettable" mixed in with newer and lesser-known singles are part of his setlist. He is known to perform some popular cover songs, even bringing audience members up on stage to sing along. It's when he sings alongside his father that the crowd electrifies, but Rhett is carries that energy throughout all of his concerts.
Who are the members of Thomas Rhett's band?
Travis Vance is on bass, Eric "EBO" Borash is on guitar and Chris Kimmerer is on drums in Thomas Rhett's band. Rhett himself also plays the guitar. The four play around and joke like they have known each other all their lives.