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Rob Thomas is a fan, too

Rob Thomas is a fan, too

Sometimes, even big-name musicians can be starstruck. Just ask Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas. During a recent phone interview, Thomas confessed that he once "geeked out" in front of Willie Nelson and fears a repeat performance if he ever meets Tom Petty, another one of his idols. Thomas chatted about his fan base and music while riding on a tour bus from New York to Maine as part of the U.S. leg of Matchbox Twenty's current tour. The band, which formed in Orlando and often played South Florida in its early days — will perform Wednesday at Hard Rock Live. You sing a lot about love and heartbreak. How does it feel knowing your music can help someone through a...

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