The Thumping Tommys are a London based Folk/Bluegrass/Americana band. They have toured extensively throughout the UK and Europe captivating audiences with their heady brew of barn-storming, blues infused Irish, American and English folk music. Their debut album of original music is due out in April and showcases the versatility of the band, from Dylan-esque ballads to thumping bluegrass and devilish blues hooks. For now you can check out their live album, recorded in Norway, on Spotify by following the link below:
“The Thumping Tommys recently performed here at the Southbank Centre and they were outstanding. They were talented, fun and the major talking point of the evening.” – Southbank Centre, Britain’s leading arts institution.
“Hugely entertaining old-time band!” – Green Note, winner of Time Out’s ‘London’s Favourite Music Venue’ award
“To Do In London: …some mighty fine bluegrass music from local group The Thumping Tommys. Hang around until the end and you might even be lucky enough to catch one of their impromptu jam sessions on the tube home.” – Easyjet Magazine
“The best bluegrass band!!!” – Jim Beam, the world’s #1 Kentucky bourbon distillers
“I just wanted to write to say thank you so very much for your wonderful performance on Friday! I’m sure you were aware just how much our members enjoyed themselves. The question “can you get them back?” was repeated to me countless times and I promised I would pass on the members appreciation.” – The Claremont Project, one of London’s leading community centres
“You guys were fantastic. I think every single person I spoke to last night commented on how great you guys were. I think the proof was in the completely full dance floor the entire evening..!” – Dave O’Hara, private events client