• Wil Thomas

      6 Strings and a story...

  • " A dusty blend of folk and rock, with a nod toward the blues..."

    "I can see by the way your'e sweatin', you gave it your all.."

    'Harry Manx'

    August 21- 'Frack Free Kimberley'. What an honour. 5000 people said NO. The power of music never ceases to amaze me...

    Pic by Damian Kelly

                       

                         

                            October 2021

    Opening for and playing guitar for this lady once again. It'll be a gorgeous night... 
    After that, heading south to play the 'Strings Attached Festival' in Margaret River.
     

     

     

                         

    October 2021 8th ~10th
    Heading south to play the 'Strings Attached Festival' in Margaret River. This is  a fantastic 3 day festival of all things guitar! A couple of gigs and a presentation 'Journey through the Mojo' a chat about some of the instruments that have made rock n roll history. Examples of which will be on display in the main Auditorium..
    https://www.stringsattachedfestival.com.au/
     

     

     

    Northwest Festival August 2021 'Tanya Ransom'

     

    Playing guitar for Tanya Ransom at Northwest festival. Amazing few days of music highlights. Connecting with old friends and meeting new ones from  and on the road
     

     

     

                         

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    Wil Thomas music...
     

  • Spring Shows

    UK

    26 August ~ Newport Boat club Pembrokeshire, Wales

    AUS

    20 September ~ Mangrove Hotel Broome, W.A

    23 September ~ Mangrove Hotel Broome, W.A

    29 Sepembet ~ Budha Sanctuary Broome, W.A

    ( With Guy Ghouse & Gina Willimas)

    4th October~ Solo mangrove Hotel, Broome W.A

    6th October ~ Matsos Broome. With Tanya ransom

     

    11~ 13 October ~ 'Strings attached' guitar festival, Margaret River

    20th October ~ Broome With Tracey Barnett and Tanya Ransom

  •                      'Biography'

     

     

    A dusty blend of folk and rock, with a nod towards the blues, Wil Thomas is a journey man and a storyteller, a laconic troubadour and the kind of artist you yearn to have at your fireside…

    With his tales of Bush Rangers and modern day political gangsters, Thomas sings of redemption, love and revolution. Weaving stories from a stormy Celtic coastline all the way to the blood red dirt of the Kimberley.

    Thomas' quest for the story in song is passionate and single-minded. With his sophomore album ‘Provenance’ nominated for an Australian music award and gathering traction internationally, Thomas has continued to build on the poetry and swagger of his debut album, ‘Fisherman's Bend.’ Drawing from a melting pot of influences, he epitomises all there is to love about raw, relevant and honest Australian music…

     

    Missy Higgins Broome

    Missy Higgins, Dave Mann, Wil Thomas. Night 2 of the run.

    Tanya Ransom Album launch

    Album 2 out now

    'Some stunning and sublime compositions on this album'

    ~ Michael Park, 'International Americanna Music Program' ~ Newyork, USA

  • Reviews

    "Loved every song on 'Provenance.' Its clear we share the same influences..!"

     

    ROB HIRST~ 'MIDNIGHT OIL'

     

    "Wil Thomas, What a lyric writer. Did my head in...!"

     

    TIM ROGERS ~ 'YOU AM I'

    'Bloodwood'

    Wil Thomas & Guy Ghouse, 'Nannup Main stage'

    "Nothing's changed. Im sick of it. Aren't you sick of it? I didn't write this song for nothing, you know!"

    Paul Boon on the Stik, With the maestro, Shane Howard and special guest, Allan Pigram, Wil Thomas ~ 'Solid Rock'

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