Cast & Crew
Chet Atkins / Buddy Holly / Lead Guitar
Heading up lead guitar duties with WRB once again is Tom Wright. Tom is an accomplished singer- songwriter and has been playing the guitar since the age of 7.
At 16 he left school to go on the road with several professional bands and has recently been touring UK theatres alongside TV and radio star Elio Pace. Tom joined his band playing Elio’s original songs and subsequently toured all over the UK. In 2013, They headlined the Hoornse Stadsfeesten Festival in Holland where they played to 30,000 people live and 120,000 on national radio. Following this, Elio created 'The Billy Joel Songbook' theatre show, and has since toured the UK, Holland, Denmark & Dubai and are gearing up for a tour of the East Coast of America.
Tom has also been lucky enough to have played with such artists as Huey Lewis, Tom Chaplin of Keane, Ronan Keating, Brian McFadden, Mike Rutherford, The Feeling and even Hollywood actor Bill Murray at the annual St Andrew’s Dunhill Links Golf Tournament.
Alongside playing for other artists, Tom’s main focus has been his own music. Releasing his first self- titled album in 2015 and subsequent singles ‘Mr Telecaster’ ‘I Hate Missing You’ and ‘You’re Better Than This’ in 2019, Tom has also been playing gigs and festivals across the UK including 'Country 2 Country' at the O2 Arena, The Secret Garden Party Festival with BBC Introducing & the legendary Half Moon in Putney.
With WRB, Tom takes the roles of Chet Atkins & Buddy Holly as well as playing some fabulous rock'n'roll solos along the way
Tom's favourite Everly Brothers song is "No-One Can Make My Sunshine Smile”