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Playhouse – Thomas Fountain Band

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

2014 Male Georgia Country Artist of the Year

Show @ 7:30 PM

Life is defined by journeys and Thomas’ have translated to raw and honest songs.

Thomas has quickly developed a reputation for writing and singing timeless truths –building believers one show at a time. With his rugged-raspy, passionate delivery,Fountain brings a live show to audiences that undoubtedly gets fans on their feet andemotions rushing.  Fountain was born and raised in the mountains of North Georgia. The music that hasinfluenced him as a singer songwriter is well rooted in the past. However, he has takenthat vintage edge and blended it with a distinct modern sound.Thomas’ first single “FLOAT” from the debut self-titled EP, gained him terrestrial anddigital radio recognition in media outlets rapidly. Not long after that, Thomas released hissingle “Just Like You”. With the success of both songs, both garnered Thomas to befeatured on NBC’s, “Atlanta and Company” and nationally known Jezebel Magazine.Additionally, Thomas was named the 2014 Male Georgia Country Artist of the Year. In November 2016, Thomas released his most recent single “Sometimes God Whispers”landing him the number one voted upcoming local artist on station – 94.9 The BullBackyard Country series. The music video garnered over 1 million Facebook viewsin just over a month of it’s release. Fans have responded to the song with stories of howthe words translate to their personal lives and experiences.

“I grew up in the North Georgia mountains loving fishing and chasing deer duringhunting season because that’s what I loved to do (and still do today). Everybody shouldtake a trip to north Georgia; you gotta see it for yourself. Living in north Georgiadefinitely shaped my songwriting. I grew up in a small town with a large loving family andstrict but loving parents. They wanted to make sure we did the right things, but alsotaught us how to love. Not just each other but to be good to the common everyday man.I still remember my dad teaching me to be kind to everyone, even those against you. Hesaid you’ll never know when in life you may have to go ask that man for a favor and he’llremember what you did for him. I have found that to be true. So, in a sense, I think that’swhy I’m so connected to my fans. They see that I genuinely care that they took time outof their busy schedules to help me or attend a show.With 2017 here, Thomas is set to record new music with the continuation of his style ofmusic and songwriting that is generating national interest. “I’ve got six guys in a van andwe’ll be traveling all across the U.S. playing country music and connecting with newfans. I hope to see y’all out there.”


October 28, 2017
7:30 pm
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George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse
135 Dalton St
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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