Active Heroes Concert Series: Tom Boone & The Back Porch Pickers
August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us at the Active Heroes Retreat Center for amazing concert series in 2019! Free for military families. $10 for civilians. Kids under 12 for free.
For the first time, we are doing a soft opening of our ampitheater while construction on the retreat continues throughout the year.
The music starts at 4pm with music from our music director Tyler Warden followed by the main act.
We will be selling food and more during the event.
SIgn up to become a monthly member of the retreat and lock the price in forever as a founding member.
About Tom Boone & The Back Porch Pickers:
After playing in a southern gospel, a bluegrass gospel and an acoustic band called Blender Tom Boone found himself doing a solo show at Louisville’s Hideaway Saloon. It didn’t stay solo long because The Hideaway was a place Louisville’s best musicians hung out and were a great place to try out new material.
Soon those musicians were sitting in with Tom and they began playing around Louisville at other venues calling themselves Tom Boone and friends because the lineup was always changing. Once the lineup stabilized, they became The Back Porch Pickers.
By this time Tom was writing original material and singing more of his own songs and fewer covers. After playing dive bars and small festivals for 10 years, Tom ran into Wes Allen of Eastwood Records. Allen had a goal of putting Louisville musicians on the map and soon Tom was in Deadbird Studios with Back Porch Pickers Steve Sturgill, Alex Herman and Jonny Bramel and the album Second Childhood was born.
Tom is now doing Every Thursday at Goodwood Brewing Company, solo, the second Wednesday of the Month at The Bourbon Barrel Tavern in Elizabethtown and TBPP are playing Louisville, Lexington, Elizabethtown, and Madison Indiana.