John Thibodeaux was born in Marrero Louisiana and spent much of his childhood in Houston and surrounding cities such as Baytown and Crosby. During highschool he moved to the Beaumont/Golden Triangle area where he now resides. John was a high energy young man from the start. At a very young age, John grew a deep passion for music. Spending long days practicing and honing his talent for playing instruments, four to be exact, and songwriting. John started out catching the music bug at the tender age of 7. Entertaining people by the age of 14, John started playing professionally in clubs as a drummer for his dad's cajun, country band. And, like most young people he also played in a highschool Rock band, which by the way played paying gigs in Houston clubs, while the oldest member was 17 years old. After graduating highschool, John joined the Army and his music followed. Forming a band in Georgia, his band was a sought after act by clubs in Georgia and Florida. After leaving Georgia, John decided to come home to Southeast Texas, home to Tracy Byrd, Mark Chesnut, Clay Walker, George Jones and Janis Joplin. He was a regular guest on the Charlie Pruitts Country Music Show, that showcased Tracy Byrd and Mark Chesnutt before they became stars, held at the Jefferson Theater in Beaumont Texas. He was often selected to appear on T.V. spots to showcase him and advertise the show. He was also selected Entertainer of the Year by audience vote. As a result of his success on the show he was featured in Newspaper articles and was sought after by local area bands. John has released a debut CD titled "Simple Life". His first single title track "Simple Life" is getting commercial radio airplay and rave reviews. Placing in the top 40 on Texas Roots Music Report charts. You can now catch one of his energetic shows at any of the top live music venues like Delta Downs Casino, Coushatta Casino, The Longhorn Club, and Madison's just to name a few. John is also a current member of BMI and possesses a fantastic creative writing talent, as evident in his new debut CD "Simple Life". If your ever in the Southeast Texas area, be sure not to miss a performance by this dynamic entertainer. John Thibodeaux brings not only raw, pure country talent, but he brings honesty, integrity, and an all-american charm to the stage. His fresh, new country sound is greeted with open arms by fans, and his charismatic stage appeal only multiply with every performance. Join John's facebook fan page...John Thibodeaux Band.
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