Thompson Square's Keifer and Shawna Thompson talk touring while married, bringing hair metal to country, shopping at T.J. Maxx and more
You would think the touring life would take a toll on Keifer and Shawna Thompson, a.k.a. the hit-making hubby-wife duo Thompson Square. Cramped tour buses, scant private time, a lack of cuddly coupleness that helped drive 2010 breakout hit Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not to No. 1 on the country charts.
You would think that — and you would be wrong.
"Actually I think we're happier on the road," says Keifer, who'll bring his bride to the Florida Strawberry Festival on Sunday for one of the must-see shows on this year's lineup. "When we're home too long, we start to hate each other. We invite other people over so we won't get a divorce."
Get a taste of Thompson Square's lovey-dovey life on the road when they perform at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City. Tickets are $25, though there are a limited number of free seats on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here.
For more of Sean Daly's interview with Thompson Square -- as well as a full preview of the music at the Florida Strawberry Festival, including shows by Rascal Flatts, the Band Perry, Little Big Town and more -- click here.