Born and raised on the New Jersey shore, Sean Tobin grew up surrounded by salt, surf, and incredible music. After getting in some trouble in high school, Tobin decided to put his downtime into teaching himself the guitar. A poet in his own right, songwriting soon followed.
In 2017, Tobin traveled to Europe to walk El Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile trail through the north of Spain. Tobin tied his guitar to his 30-pound pack, and each day, walked 20km toward Santiago de Compostela. Upon his arrival, it became obvious that his commitment to his music was how he would spend his life.
Tobin returned to New Jersey in the fall of 2017. He began working as a tech cal writer for a construction company to fund his music. After a tireless winter, he released his first album, This Midnight, in the summer of 2018.
Tobin began to build a name for himself in his home state. In November of 2018, he opened for Rhett Miller of the Old 97’2 at Stanhope House, and in 2019, he played Frank Turner's Lost Evenings III Festival at the House of Blues in Boston.
Sean currently lives in his hometown of Brielle, and will be releasing his second work, Dreams & Black Caffeine, on July 26, 2019.