Solo Rob Thomas blends old, new Rob Thomas doesn’t have to record and release music. Between Matchbox 20 — the hit-making band he’s fronted for nearly 20 years; his collaborative tunes with legends including Santana, Mick Jagger and Willie Nelson and his own successful solo albums, Thomas has already made his “nut,” the giant pile of money that will sustain […]


Rob Thomas hits the road ahead of album By John Benson Rob Thomas is a man of his word. Feeling as though the time was right to not only tour but also release another solo project, the Grammy Award-winning Matchbox Twenty singer-songwriter drew a line in the sand. As for the latter, he wanted to be on the road this spring. It was […]


On the Road Again: Rob Thomas

USA TODAY On the Road Again, USA TODAY’s spotlight on artists on tour, this week looks at Matchbox Twentyfrontman Rob Thomas, who’s preparing a solo trek. First time for everything. Rob Thomas says he’s never launched a tour before putting out an album. But he’ll start his two-month The Great Unknown 2015 tour Thursday, June 11, in Orillia, Ontario, […]