Tom Bennett at Neches Brewing Company
May 17, 8:30pm-11:30pm
Tonight Live Music with Tom Bennett at Neches Brewing Company ; Tom Bennett is a prefered player with Lee Oskar Harmonicas. He performs with dobro with a slide, Lee Oskar Harmonicas, foot percussion and vocals. His music is real authentic country blues. Tom decided early on that he would only sing songs from his real life experiences. He was born and raised on a little farm in West Georgia. He left home at 16 and began traveling. He has hitchhiked over 8,000 miles and ridden freight trains and Greyhound busses all over the USA. He won the St. George Utah Country Showdown in 2015 and in 2017 he won a Best of Utah Award. He has been featured in USA Today, CNN, Fox News and NPR for performing for 8,000 people on the steps of the Utah Capitol and also organizing the first ever music festival in the polygamist town of Hildale Utah on the Utah/Arizona border. He performs over 300 shows a year traveling with his wife Bekah who makes handmade jewelry from found items. Tom has opened for multi Grammy winners “Los Lobos” and 2017 Grammy nominees “Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Lukas Nelson (son of Willie Nelson) Paul Thorne, Billy Strings, Mickey and The Motorcars amongst countless other musicians.