The thumping Tommys

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The thumping tommys are a collection of talented musicians specialising in old-time music. Having played at many great festival stages, bars and cafes, 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.

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  • What are the highlights of your career?

    Touring Europe as Jim Beams' house band. We have played all over Europe and UK at many festivals

  • Who are your previous clients?

    Jim Beam, Easy Jet, Bare Foot, Southbank Centre, Carphone Warehouse, E.L James

  • How long do you play for?

    usually 2x45 minute sets

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?

    we have our own PA

  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?


  • How much space do you require?

    3x2 metres square

  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?

    we charge a little extra if we need to learn a specific tune

  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?

    Usually 15 minutes, but up to the client

Set List/Services

Typical tunes include:

Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show
Galway Girl – Sharron Shannon
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
Man of Constant Sorrow - Soggy Bottom Boys
I Got a Woman – Ray Charles
Cotton Eye Joe – Rednex
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Dirty Old Town – The Pogues
Reet Petite – Jackie Wilson
Subterranean Homesick Blues – Bob Dylan
Drunken Sailor
Jambalaya – Hank Williams

Plenty of trad irish, folk and country songs