Texas country artist Kevin Fowler has a summer full of tour dates, but he’ll be stopping in Sherman Thursday to play Hot Summer Nights.


The show will start at 7 p.m. in Lucy Kidd-Key Park on the grounds of the Sherman Municipal Building. After growing up in Amarillo, Fowler has released six albums since his debut “Beer, Bait & Ammo” in 2000. He recently followed up his top 10 country hit album “How Country Are Ya?” from 2014 with his newest album “Coming to a Honky Tonk Near You.”


But Fowler’s website states the point behind each of his songs is his live show, describing him as one of the “most amped-up concert performers” in the Texas country movement that will have fans “in two-stepping mode.”


“I would have never in a million years thought the Texas music scene would grow to what it is now,” Fowler said in an interview on his website. “I was lucky enough to have been there since the inception. I feel proud to have played a part in establishing the scene, in making it what it is. We fought a lot of battles and kicked a lot of doors down. We broke those barriers down back then. And now we are having fun spreading it town by town outside of Texas, just the way we did inside the home state.”


With country anthems like “Beer, Bait & Ammo,” “Long Line of Losers” and “Hell Yeah, I Like Beer,” has won over a legion of fans throughout the country. He has more than 43,000 followers on Twitter and over 387,000 Facebook likes and said those connections creates a relationship with fans and gets them out to shows.


“Social media is the biggest part,” Fowler said on his website. “Social media is king. It has impacted my career as significantly as radio. Twenty years ago the only tool you really had was Kinkos to make flyers. This is the biggest piece of the puzzle especially for us now since we don’t have a lot of radio airplay. I can reach my target audience big time now.”


Those seeking more information on the Texas country artist can visit http://kevinfowler.com.