Tom Arnold

Singer/Guitarist "On The Move"

Tom Arnold performing on a Carnival Cruise One of the newest, best and most versatile entertainers to hit the local beach scene is Tom Arnold who relocated to St. Pete from San Diego. An accomplished singer and guitarist since he began performing at age ten, the "original" Tom Arnold's repertoire appeals to audiences of all ages. Tom specializes in beach music but also covers new country, rock, blues and Motown artists.

Country Artist covers such as:
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Luke Bryan
  • Blake Shelton
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Keith Urban
  • Toby Keith
  • Willie Nelson
  • and more...
Classic Rock and Roll covers such as:
  • Bob Seger
  • Van Morrison
  • CCR
  • The Eagles
  • Jimmy Buffet
  • Bob Marley
  • Temptations
  • Al Green
  • and more...

A Brief Background

Tom Arnold as a boy with his two brothersTom was born and raised on a farm in Iowa and began performing with his two brothers at the ripe old age of ten. He was the lead singer in numerous bands in high school and college throughout the Midwest. Tom was recently informed that his former band, "The Fabulous Uniques" has been inducted into the Iowa Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. A clip of the induction ceremony performance is included on this web site.

Tom Arnold's High School Band Tom Arnold's College Band Tom Arnold Playing on the Beach

After college Tom was employed as a hospital administrator for nearly thirty years. During this time he continued to perform as a solo act from California to Florida as his schedule would allow. In 2003 Tom retired from his "real job" and re-established his musical career in St. Pete Beach. He regularly performs at American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Elks Clubs along the Pinellas County beaches. He has also performed on several "Carnival Cruises".

Life and Music

A Vietnam veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat, Tom's philosophy on life and music is simply, "Work hard and play hard." (and play hard he does!) As a combat veteran (US Army 101st Airborne Division), Tom can easily relate to the special needs of veterans past and present and he remains active in Veterans legislation and issues.

Tom's music schedule is also posted on this web site and he is available for performances at clubs, restaurants and private parties.

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