THOMAS RHETT WRAPS 2018 LIFE CHANGES TOUR WITH SOLD-OUT SHOWS IN CALIFORNIA
The “Born Entertainer” (Lincoln Journal Star) Set to Bring High Energy Show to Canada in 2019
NASHVILLE, TN – October 29, 2018 – Current multi-CMA nominee Thomas Rhett concluded his 2018 LIFE CHANGES TOUR over the weekend with a “high-energy” (OC Register) string of capacity shows in Anaheim, Los Angeles and Sacramento. Launching the fall tour leg in September with special guests Brett Young and Midland, Thomas Rhett drew in thousands of fans that were “deafeningly appreciative of his country fusion sound, with its rock ‘n’ roll, hip-pop, pop and R&B influences” (The Oklahoman).
“I can’t even imagine having more fun than I did on tour this year,” Thomas Rhett said. “I’ve had some of the most memorable nights of my career performing at incredible venues for the greatest fans in the world. And to get to do it all alongside talented friends like Brett Young and Midland made it a total blast.”
With heightened production and electric energy, the “powerful performer” (Providence Journal) put on a dynamic live show, delivering upbeat fan favorites including his rapidly-rising current single “Sixteen.” Fans couldn’t help but get “swept up in the fun” (Lexington Herald Leader) as Thomas Rhett fluidly moved between the “crowd screaming, dancing and singing along while he tore around the stage” (Lincoln-Journal Star) to slowing things down for a few stripped-down, acoustic songs, shrinking high-capacity arenas to create a special moment with fans, highlighting his impressive “display of all around-entertainment” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). He put his own spin on covers including Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” and showcased moments of lively choreography alongside his band.
“From the way he dodges plumes of smoke while dancing backward across the stage to the smooth move he uses to flip his guitar from his back and into his hands, it’s clear: Thomas Rhett has been training his whole life for this. The country chart-topper looked like the headlining musician equivalent of Michael Phelps diving into a pool or Serena Williams smashing the fuzz off a tennis ball when he took the stage.” – The Oklahoman
“Whatever sound he offered, Thomas Rhett proved a skilled musician and showman, working the crowd as he delivered solid performances.” – Providence Journal
“He easily commanded the stage.” – Arkansas Times
“Few artists working today can make a crowd feel the love like Thomas Rhett. There’s a palpable connection between the country music superstar and his fans, something that was on full display [on his] Life Changes Tour… – MLIVE
“Thomas Rhett himself is a fine showman, adept at engaging a crowd.” – Houston Chronicle
“Thomas Rhett, who has blossomed as a performer…has fearlessly come into his own.” – Tennessean
“He adroitly worked the stage.” – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The critically acclaimed tour is set to come to Canada in April of 2019. For tickets and additional information, visit thomasrhett.com.
Thomas Rhett’s PLATINUM-certified third album LIFE CHANGES (The Valory Music Co.) is the biggest, boldest-sounding record of his career, filled with a diverse batch of songs as he stretches his sound to new limits. Emphasizing his “detailed style of songwriting” (Rolling Stone), LIFE CHANGES was an instant hit upon its release, debuting at No. One on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart, marking the first Country release to take the top spot last year. It also drew a 2018 GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album and has been streamed more than 944 million times, delivering a slew of RIAA-certified PLATINUM and GOLD chart-toppers, bringing Thomas Rhett’s No. one tally to 11. Thomas Rhett was named iHeartRadio’s Country Artist of the Year for the second year in a row, following a CMA Triple Play award for penning three No. One songs within a 12-month period (“Die A Happy Man,” “Star of the Show” and Michael Ray’s “Think A Little Less”), adding to his collection of trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards and more. He is currently nominated for three CMA Awards including Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year for LIFE CHANGES and Music Video of the Year for “Marry Me”. For additional information, visit thomasrhett.com.
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