The AX Music Series is pleased to present 2023 ECMA Entertainer of the Year nominee, Robert Thomas and the sessionmen to the AX Gallery.  Robert Thomas is a renowned song-writer whose credits include, but are not limited to Kenny Rogers, Joe Cocker, and Bonnie Rait. Now, after a wonderful career writing for major artists, Robert is touring the original, as written, versions of his songs with his stellar band of favourite co-writers – the sessionmen.


Tickets available online, in person at AX, or by calling (506) 433-8351.

About the Artists

2023 ECMA Entertainer of the Year nominee and Showcasing artist Robert Thomas has been a published songwriter for 45 years. His writing credits include, Kenny Rogers, Joe Cocker, Bonnie Raitt and the (Dixie) Chicks, among others. Now, after a career writing for major artists, Thomas is touring the original versions of his songs, and new compositions, with a stellar band of his favourite co-writers – the sessionmen – (Ray Legere – fiddle/mandolin, Jon Arsenault – guitar/percussion/backing vocals, and Maxime Forbes – keyboards/backing vocals).

The sessionmen are a musical force in their own right, having supported Alison Krauss, Tony Rice, Doc Watson, Rita MacNeil, the Rankins, and the Chieftains. 

In 2022, Robert Thomas and the sessionmen performed 25 shows to 25 standing ovations in Atlantic Canada, The United States, Germany and Austria. Robert Thomas is master songwriter and entertainer at the peak of his craft, backed by a smoking band…..“an act not to be missed.”


This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. / Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.