Quickly establishing a reputation as one of the most sought after groups on the British folk music scene, The Thumping Tommys are a collection of talented musicians specialising in old-time music. Having played internationally at many great festival stages, bars and clubs, The Thumping Tommys play a heady brew of Irish and American folk music performed with a distinctly English style, which has established them as one of the most entertaining groups working in the UK right now.

Our EP is now available for download!

Also here is a vid of a recent full live gig which was streamed live from the London Folkfest



“The Thumping Tommys recently performed at our national launch event at the Southbank Centre and they were outstanding. They were talented, fun and a major talking point for the evening” – Southbank Centre

“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

“Best bluegrass band!!! Thank you!” – JimBeamUK

“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 (Groom)

“How good were The Thumping Tommys?….. LOVE them!” – Moving on Magazine

“The Thumping Tommys rocked the house tonight…..” – Teroforma

“Thumping Tommys are sounding good. Are you here yet?!” – Palm PR

“Just met @ThumpingTommys in the tube! Brilliant! Thats exactly what i needed after a long day working!” – Nuno Mourao

“…..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