Award winning songwriter Tom Meny currently calls Buda, TX home. Stationed near the live music mecca of Austin, it can be difficult to stand out in a vast sea of great musicians. But Tom Meny is a voice apart from the rest. With influences ranging from Glen Hansard to John Mayer, Tom uses non-standard guitar tuning, a soulful voice, memorable melodies and direct lyrics that set himself apart and connect with his audiences. Among his accolades are numerous songwriting awards including winning efforts at the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival's New Folk Competition (2015), the Wildflower Arts and Music Festival's Performing Songwriter Competition (2017), The Recording Conservatory of Austin's Singer Songwriter Competition (2013), and many others. Meny has performed for audiences around the country including recent tours through Texas, North Carolina and New England, and has played legendary venues such as Austin's Cactus Cafe, The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio, The Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and Lincoln Center in New York City. Tom Meny has appeared on albums by Billy Crockett, Ray Prim, Laura Marie and Erica Michelle. Tom Meny plays Takamine guitars.
"Tom's ability to bring you into his world and tell you the story of his life and his experiences is astounding. His lyrics are simple, yet powerful and connect from the very first line."- Destinee Ware, Owner One-2-One Bar Austin.
2017 - Winner of the Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival Performing Songwriter Competition
2015 - Winner of the Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Competition
2013 - Winner of the Recording Conservatory of Austin's (TRCOA) Singer Songwriter Competition
Top 5 Finalist - 2012 Mountain Stage NewSong Competition and 2016 Telluride Troubadour Competition.