Tommy Prine

On the heels of the release of his critically acclaimed debut album, This Far South, Tommy Prine has had quite the summer on the road. From his first appearance at Newport Folk, to a standing ovation for his AMERICANAFEST showcase, to a raucous hometown-ish set at this year’s Pilgrimage Music Festival—not to mention making his Grand Ole Opry and Mountain Stage debuts—Prine hasn’t let his foot off of the gas, and he doesn’t intend to any time soon.


It took a while for Tommy Prine to share the songs he’d been writing about the triumphs and tragedies of this life, only letting friends in on what he was quietly creating. Fortunately, two of those friends-turned-collaborators, Ruston Kelly and Gena Johnson, were enthralled with what they were hearing. Kelly and Johnson called Prine and urged him to quit his job, get in the studio, and share his music with the world.


Tommy Prine will be headed to Texas January 2024 for three shows in support of his debut album, This Far South, out this summer.

Tour Dates:

Jan. 18 - White Oak Music Hall (Upstairs) - Houston, TX

Jan. 19 - 3TEN ACL Live - Austin, TX

Jan. 20 - Tulips - Fort Worth, TX


With his brand new single, “Cash Carter Hill,” Tommy Prine uses a steadily growing cascade of couplets to paint a picture of growth and discovery, and eventually, a triumphant—and in this case, very rock and roll—crescendo on the other side of it all. “This song highlights my journey to create my own life and path as an artist as the son of a legendary sing-songwriter,” says Prine, ever conscious of the legacy his father—the late, great John Prine—left behind.


“I wrote this song about the first panic attack I had,” says Tommy Prine about his new tune “Reach The Sun.” It happened before he played his very first show. “Even though it was something I had always wanted for myself, the gravity of what I was about to do set in and it was hard to process,” Prine remembers.


Sure, Tommy Prine grew up in Nashville surrounded by music, art, and writing—and it’s certainly no secret that he learned to play guitar by watching his late father, John, picking his own beloved tunes—but summers spent in his mother’s homeland of Ireland lent their own inspiration and ten straight years camping at Bonnaroo introduced Prine to a swath of music not belonging under the greater Americana umbrella.

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