Tom’s new single, “Drive” was released in October 2021 on all major streaming platforms via Red Street Records. A former Rascal Flatts band member, and 2021 Pepsi Southern Original Champion, Tom Yankton has performed with various artists on Jimmy Kimmell Live, The Today Show, The Grand Ole Opry, The Academy Of Country Music Awards, The Rolling Stones “Zip Code” Tour. Yankton has also opened shows for Luke Bryan, Eli Young Band, Walker Hayes, Brothers Osborne, and Riley Green.
Son of a working-class family, Tom Yankton’s story starts in a mobile home in the red clay hills of Hot Springs, Arkansas. At night, folks would sit around and pick on front stoops, with sounds of Country, Gospel and Rock all around. Tom’s music naturally became a blend of styles with influences such as Merle Haggard to Motley Crue. Tom Yankton started playing music in a Pentecostal Church at seven years old and learned to jam out on Country, Gospel, and Bluegrass. Covering guitar, keyboards, bass, drums, harmonica, pedal steel, fiddle, programming, songwriting, vocals, and even acting, Yankton has taken on many genres of music, having also studied vocal performance at Lee University.
For the last three years, Tom Yankton has been performing his own music live across the country, including being asked to join supergroup, The Rise Above, alongside Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts), Deen Castronovo (Journey/Bad English), Jason Scheff (Chicago) and Chris Rodriguez (Brooks & Dunn/Kenny Loggins/Keith Urban/Megadeth). This fall, Tom made his debut at Billy Bob’s Texas, a lifelong dream for him, opening for the acclaimed Eli Young Band.
Tom's songwriting is also hit success as he has written songs that have appeared in “Bad Moms Christmas,” Lifetime Network’s "Love At First Flight," and Netflix’s “Sex Education,” and has worked with artists such as Collin Raye, RaeLynn, Chicago, Doug Supernaw, Waylon Payne, Christina Aguilera, Russ Taff, Jason Crabb,and many others.
Currently, Tom is performing his own music live across the country with his own band of all stars, logging millions of streams. Tom Yankton and his band bring it all to the table for some eclectic original Country music along with an electric stage show. The super talented Yankton also continues to play guitar and shares lead vocals in Country/Rock supergroup Generation Radio along with Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts, Jason Scheff of Chicago, Deen Castronovo of Journey, and Steve Ferrone of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.
Tom Yankton is rowdy, high-energy, multi-million streaming, wildly-talented brand of award-winning music is party and crowd entertainment music. Just test drive his newest single "Drive" to prove it to yourself.