Thomas Rhett performed a sold-out concert at UBS Arena in Elmont, NY as part of his Home Team Tour. The Grammy-nominated country singer delighted fans with a high-energy show, performing his biggest hits and showcasing personal touches such as home videos featuring his wife and children. Rhett even surprised the audience with a medley of songs from seven decades of music.
Country singer Thomas Rhett brought his energetic Home Team Tour to a sold-out crowd at UBS Arena in Elmont, NY, performing his biggest hits and engaging the audience with personal touches and a medley of iconic songs from different decades.
Thomas Rhett Delivers Electrifying Performance at UBS Arena on Home Team Tour
Country superstar Thomas Rhett wowed a sold-out crowd at UBS Arena in Elmont, NY, on Saturday night as part of his highly anticipated Home Team Tour. The evening kicked off with opening acts Nate Smith and Cole Swindell, who warmed up the crowd before Rhett took the stage at 9:30 p.m. Sporting a custom “Belmont Park” bomber jacket, Rhett couldn’t resist showcasing his drumming skills with a killer solo before launching into his chart-topping hit “Vacation.”
The Grammy-nominated artist, 33, was clearly taken by his enthusiastic fans from the start. Addressing the audience, Rhett expressed his gratitude, stating, “Y’all make me smile. You bring me so much joy.” Notably, he acknowledged that it was the loudest crowd he had ever experienced in his decade-long career. As the night progressed, Rhett treated the audience to a mesmerizing 80-minute set, delivering impeccable renditions of his biggest hits, including “Beer Can’t Fix,” “Unforgettable,” and “T-Shirt,” all enhanced by the venue’s cutting-edge sound system.
Adding a personal touch to the show, Rhett delighted his fans with a heartwarming montage of home videos featuring himself, his wife Lauren Akins, and their four daughters. The clips played just before his performance of “Life Changes,” a heartfelt track that highlights the artist’s journey of maturing and starting a family. Throughout the night, Rhett’s infectious energy was palpable as he effortlessly commanded the stage, moving from end to end.
However, the highlight of the evening came during a thrilling segment where Rhett showcased his versatility and paid homage to several iconic musicians. Singing a medley of hits spanning seven decades, he flawlessly transitioned between classics like Elvis Presley’s “Hound Dog” (1950s), James Brown’s “I Got You (I Feel Good)” (1960s), and contemporary tracks like Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” (2010s). While fans were excitedly anticipating a cover of Bruno Mars, whom Rhett has cited as one of his major musical influences, the absence didn’t dampen their spirits as they danced and sang along all night long.
In conclusion, Thomas Rhett’s Home Team Tour at UBS Arena was an unforgettably electrifying experience. With his incredible stage presence, flawless vocals, and eclectic setlist, Rhett proved that he is a force to be reckoned with in the country music scene. As fans eagerly await Bruno Mars’ next tour, they can find solace in the fact that Rhett’s captivating performances provide an exhilarating alternative.