American singer/songwriter. Can do solo songwriter shows or work with house bands. Americana,Folk,Traditional Country Music.
I booked Jerry for my corporate event in 2016, and could not be more pleased! From start to finish, Jerry had the crowd in the palm of his hand. He is engaging, gracious, and a heck of a good guy! Original songs, and covers, Jerry has them all. If you are looking for a quality, talented, Traditional County Singer and Songwriter; look no further!
Response from Jerry J. Thomas:
Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I love all the folks out in the great State of Washington. I enjoyed working for you and hope to see all of you again real soon. Again THANK YOU and God Bless.
We had such a great time at the 111 Flea Market when we hired Jerry. He had such a great voice and the customers loved him. We already have him scheduled to come back a few more times this year! We would defiantly recommend him to anyone who loves good music as well as wonderful people! We made a friend for life with Jerry and his wife and can't wait for them to come back!
Response from Jerry J. Thomas:
Thank you so much Charlie & Katelyn. It is such a joy and pleasure to work for you both, and YES Jaye and I are looking forward to a long lasting friendship with you guys as well..God Bless you both and look forward to seeing you soon.
Price Range: $100 - $2500
Gig Length: 30 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
A fun show in the Don Williams/ Guy Clark/ mode. Some story -telling and comedy to go with a good family oriented show. Beside's original songs, songs from Jim Croce ,Waylon Jennings,Lynyrd Skynyrd,Jamey Johnson,Eagles, John Denver, Don Williams,etc.
Jerry J.Thomas an American original singer/songwriter, born in the southern Ohio town of Ironton,Ohio. The same fertile soil that produced artist such as Bobby Bare,Earl Thomas Conley,Cowboy Copas to name a few. Jerry began singing professionally at the age of 14 at various venues around the Jacksonville,Florida and southeast Georgia area. He was raised in Jacksonville,Florida and was neighborhood friends with the Van Zant family of Lynyrd Skynyrd,38-Special southern rock fame. His music is a melting pot of traditional classic country with a southern rock charm.
Jerry J. has played shows with artist such as Little David Wilkins,T.Graham Brown,Ronnie McDowell,Billy Dean,Jeannie C.Riley,Georgette Jones,Ken Mellons,Gary Stewart,Mandy Barnett,Doug Supernaw.He has performed in venues such as The Red Barn in Ohio,the Southern Ohio Opry,Ernest Tubb midnight jamboree,Music City Hayride,The Classic Lounge,Spindrifters,Capt Tony's in Key West,Moccasin Creek in Florida.
He has written songs with T.Graham Brown,Hawkshaw Hawkins Jr.,Little David Wilkins,Diane McCall,Roy August,Mike White,to name a few.
Jerry J is a member of the The Country Music Association of Texas Hall of Fame 2016
Jerry J is a member of The Atlanta Country Music Hall of Honor 2016
A honorably discharged Vietnam Era Veteran of the United States Army
1982 Florida Country Music Association Male Vocalist of the year
1983 Florida Country Music Association Entertainer of the year.
Jerry J. has had five number one songs on the Independent Country Music Charts
1 Boy What A Girl
2 That's The Way That I Love You
3 Johnny Sang A Country Song
4 Who Ever Turned You On
5 Road To Hope
Jerry J. has been a B.M.I. registered songwriter since 1981. He also has endorsements from Clardy Guitars whom make the Jerry J.Thomas model D-Series all Mahogany guitars. He is managed by Bill Winter of Porter,Texas.
Additional Booking Notes
Prefer to have a house sound system, but also can provide my own. Need a solid stool to sit on while playing. All lighting should be provided. But leave that at the clients as to what kind and how lighting will be provided.
Past Booked Events
|May 22, 2017 • 12:00pm - 6:00pm||Travel Date|
|May 21, 2017 • 9:00pm - 10:00pm||Songwriting Session in Grayson,Ky|
|May 20, 2017 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Southern Ohio Opry|
|May 19, 2017 • 11:00am - 4:00pm||Private Event Ironton,Ohio|
|May 18, 2017 • 3:00pm - 7:00pm||Travel Date|
|May 13, 2017 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Orange Blossom Opry|
|May 12, 2017 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Private Party - Jacksonville,Florida|
|May 11, 2017 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Travel Date|
|May 07, 2017 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Travel Date|
|May 06, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:15pm||Jim Oliver's SmokeHouse Monteagle,Tn|
|May 05, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Cumberland County Senior Citizens Center|
|April 08, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Oliver's Smoke House|
|March 04, 2017 • 10:00am - 11:00am||Paul C. Jones "Old Tyme Country Radio Show"|
Box # 10 by Jim Croce
Someday Soon by Ian Tyson
The Fugitive by Merle Haggard
A pirate looks at 40 by Jimmy Buffet
The Far Side of That Door by Jerry J.Thomas
Keep the lamp on Sadie by The Rice Brothers
Lukenbach Texas by Waylon Jennings
He'll have to go by Jim Reeves
A white sport coat by Marty Robbins
Lying Eyes by the Eagles
He Stopped Loving Her Today by George Jones
When Old Flames Are Still Burning by Jerry J. Thomas
This Old House by The Rice Brothers
Come Monday by Jimmy Buffet
Tequila Sunrise by the Eagles
That The Way That I Love You by Jerry J. Thomas
Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver
Take Your Time With The Ladies by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Broken Love And Hearts by Jerry J. Thomas
I'll Break Out Again Tonight by Earl Thomas Conley
Ride On Cowboy Ride On by Jerry J. Thomas
Farmers Daughter by Merle Haggard
Don't Worry About Me by Marty Robbins
Wine Colored Roses by George Jones
Burgers And Fries by Charley Pride
Heavenly Bodies by Earl Thomas Conley
Early Morning Rain by Gordon Lightfoot
Just a very few of the songs I may put in a show.
Influences & Inspiration
Mel Street, Guy Clark, Earl Thomas Conley, Waylon Jennings,Lynyrd Skynyrd,Nanci Griffith,Kate Wolf,John Denver,Jim Croce,Robert Earl Keen,Lefty Frizzell,Keith Whitley,Ian Tyson,Don Edwards.
Sound System and Lighting,bar stool to sit on,mic's & P.A. system
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