Elida’s own Ian Thomas Hayes visited 92.1 The Frog Friday.

Ian was a special guest on “Mornings with Dave and Victoria.” He shared his new single “Pour One More,” along with sharing the inspiration behind his new song.

You can see more on Ian below:

Ian is a talented country singer, instrumentalist and songwriter hailing from the heart of Ohio, based in Columbus. Ian’s connection to the roots of country and rock music runs deep, shaping his sound and storytelling approach.

With a voice that resonates with authenticity, Ian Thomas Hayes brings a powerful country sound infused with a modern twist. His music is a seamless blend of traditional country storytelling, heartfelt lyrics, and melodic hooks that captivate audiences.

He is inspired by legends such as Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Chris Stapelton, Ian pays homage to the timeless traditions of country music while infusing his work with a fresh new sound and powerful lyrics. His songwriting reflects the universal themes of love, heartbreak, and the power of genuine authenticity.

Notable Achievements:
2018 – Pre-Show act for John Mayer – Schottenstein Center – Columbus
2021 – Pre-Show act for Alabama – Schottenstein Center – Columbus
2023 – Opening act for Starship ft. Mickey Thomas – Mt. Vernon, Ohio

“Pour One More” (Single, Release date 01.01.24)
“She Said Yes” (Single, Release Date TBD)
“MBF” (Single, Release Date TBD)
“Back To Country” (Single, Release Date TBD)

Ian is known for his engaging live performances that transport audiences to the heart of their favorite music. He has graced iconic stages such as the Schottenstein Center, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & the Tin Roof (Indianapolis) and continues to tour regionally, connecting with fans through the emotional depth of his music.

Beyond his music, Ian is committed to giving back to his community. Ian serves as the Worship Pastor for Quest Vineyard Church where he is involved with LifeWise Academy, bringing Christian education to public schools, in addition to taking an active role in other local charities. Ian also serves as President of the Music Boosters for Olentangy Liberty High School.

Ian is currently working on his highly anticipated first studio album, set to be finished in early 2025. The album promises to showcase his growth as an artist while staying true to the roots that define his unique country and rock sound.

You can connect with Ian through his websiteInstagram, or his Facebook page!

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