Was he a miner?
I found some articles about him at newspaperarchive.com. The first item I cannot be sure refers to him, Aug 1887 Thomas Evans was arrested for giving liquor to Indians.
The following articles appear to be your Thomas. In 1893 he was on the Fourth of July music committee. In September 1895 he published a legal notice in the Nevada State Journal that his partnership with R.W. Parry was being dissolved.
The 5 Aug 1906 Nevada State Journal says that Thomas Evans of Tonopah, Nevada will sing "Arthur Sullivan's immortal setting to Anna Proctor's immortal words "The Last Chord" " at the Congregational Church.
The Reno Evening Gazette of 3 Jan 1907 says that he will be singing for the next meeting of the Twentieth Century Club.
Thomas Evans is enumerated in the 1930 census in Reno, viewable here at ancestry. It states that he is divorced, arrived in the US in 1882 and is a naturalized citizen.
I could not find an obituary for him.
Many libraries have access to newspaperarchive.com, you can specify that you want to search the Reno, Nevada papers.