April 22nd, 2023 4pm Stage 1
Tomme, born Thomas-Matthew Elijah Shands, 26, is an African-American music artist with strong roots in jazz, disco, rock, and musical theatre. Tomme is a classically-trained vocalist, self-taught pianist, singer-songwriter, dancer, poet, and children's book author. Although traveling the country on regional theatre contracts, he connects with his music fans through social media and new music releases. Recent releases include "Triumphant" and two singles under the name, Thomas-Matthew. Tomme is an eclectic act with a dark poetic energy, who hopes to help anyone suffering from drug addiction reach complete sobriety. As well as change the societal perspective behind drug users and their stories. He's been working the music scene for 8 years.