2018 Blues Hall of Fame Artist

TOM THE SUIT FORST

Blues Rock Guitarist, Journeyman, Singer, Songwriter, Recording and International Touring Artist

2018 CT & NY Blues Hall of Fame Inductee

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Host of popular blues podcast www.ChasingTheBluesPodcast.com

American Bluesman and Blues-Rock Journeyman, Guitarist and Songwriter Tom The Suit Forst is one of the most riveting and electrifying performers on the modern blues scene. 

"I live every note that I play and breathe every lyric that I write. To have others be touched by my music is the ultimate reward."   Tom The Suit Forst

"Rock on. Proud to have been with you every step of the way!"   Beehive Queen of Soul Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band)

American Bluesman and Blues-Rock Journeyman, Guitarist and Songwriter Tom The Suit Forst is one of the most riveting and electrifying performers on the modern blues scene. 

A guitarist, whose style has been called a cross between Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Joe Walsh, Tom Forst's debut solo album "On Fire" was produced by Grammy winning guitarist Paul Nelson of the Johnny Winter Band. A tireless performer who just completed his first tour of China,. Tom was also inducted into the New York and Connecticut Blues Hall of Fame in 2018. This year will see a new Tom The Suit Forst EP that he is recording at Factory Underground Studio in Norwalk, CT, featuring bassist Dave Stoltz of the Dickie Betts Band, and drummer Big Thursty. Then he will set his sights on Europe, and a second trip to Asia. At 67 years of age, Tom The Suit Forst is unstoppable. 

 

Amidst his constant touring over the past two years, releasing several videos, writing songs for his upcoming EP, The Suit has launched a successful podcast called "Chasing the Blues." The weekly podcast is a chance for Tom The Suit Forst to share stories and legends of the blues pioneers, the founding fathers of this music that he loves who are the roots of his own playing style. He also features other hot blues artists who are all helping keep blues alive for future generations, including Christine Ohlman, Paul Nelson, Anthony Gomes, Mike Zito, Ally Venable, and more!

"I live every note that I play and breathe every lyric that I write. To have others be touched by my music is the ultimate reward."   Tom The Suit Forst

"Rock on. Proud to have been with you every step of the way!"   Beehive Queen of Soul Christine Ohlman (SNL House Band)

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News From The Suit

April 2, 2019

Tom The Suit Forst is proud to announce a new endorsement deal with guitar pedal and musical equipment manufacturer Joyo Technology.

"The thing I have to say about Joyo is that I actually use their product on my touring pedal board. I look for pedals that have a unique or natural sound character. They're also not really expensive, which makes them accessible to anyone, but they're well made, with interesting design features, so...

March 13, 2019

Tom The Suit Forst's song "Cross Your Border" is now available on Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify and other streaming outlets. The video for the song has passed 12,000 views and continues to build steam.
 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/cross-your-border-single/1456118293

https://open.spotify.com/album/6odH1fgRQJjVyknB63g7P3

https://youtu.be/AH83cmGBmKA

Featuring daunting images of the US-Mexican border wall, as well as people cau...

January 12, 2019

Nuevo Videoclip “Cross Your Border” ya disponible en Youtube

El ultimo videoclip del guitarrista y compositor del salon de la fama del blues, Tom “The Suit” Forst, es una canción llamada “Cross Your Border”, ya disponible en Youtube.

El video contiene imágenes del desalentador muro en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y Mexico, como también personas afectadas por las secuelas políticas de ambos lados del muro. La canción y el vid...

January 8, 2019

Music artists today are getting quite used to the sight of fans holding cell phones during shows, either to capture photographs or moments of the show on video. But only in Beijing, China has Tom The Suit Forst experienced a fan he never met before being inspired to sketch the performance on paper. The artwork is quite amazing, some of which was given to The Suit, and some of which he autographed for the very skilled, deservin...

January 5, 2019

The latest music video from Blues Hall of Fame guitarist and singer/songwriter Tom The Suit Forst is for a song called "Cross Your Border," now available on YouTube.

The video features daunting images of the US-Mexican border wall, as well as people caught up in the political fallout on both sides of the border. The song and video, however, are less a political statement than a reflection of the human struggle at the heart of t...

December 31, 2018

After two years of performing to support his critically acclaimed debut solo album "On Fire," Tom The Suit Forst achieved one huge item on his personal bucket list with a successful tour of China. The tour included a residency at a Chinese resort near Beijing, where he met and performed with what how now been cemented as his Chinese touring band. The band all traveled together to Southern China where they performed at several...

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