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The Thumping Tommys



  • Folk Bluegrass and Americana band
  • Great repertoire of classics of the genres
  • Perform as a 4 piece as standard and can add violin to make a 5 piece
  • DJ option available


The band are based in and gig extensively in London, but frequently travel throughout the UK and Europe.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets with a short break.

About this Act

The Thumping Tommys are a UK based group of musicians who play a range of musical styles such English, Irish & Scottish Folk, Americana, Bluegrass and Old Time music.

They've played at many of the UK's top venues and such as the Royal Festival Hall, and have received much critical acclaim for their energetic and highly entertaining performances which has established them as one of the most entertaining groups working in the UK right now.

Set List

Jambalaya - Hank Williams
Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee - Stick Mcghee
Man of Constant Sorrow - Soggy Bottom boys/Dylan
The Rocky Road to Dublin - The Dubliners
Don't Think Twice It's Alright - Bob Dylan
Sally Maclennane - The Pogues
House of the Rising Sun - Trad.
Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms - Flatt & Scruggs
Blue Moon of Kentucky - Bill Monroe
Loch Lomond - The Corries
Rabbit in a Log - Chris Thile/Michael Daves
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Matty Groves - Fairport Convention
King Knapperty - Martin Carthy
Irish Rover - The Pogues/Dubliners
Run Joe - Louis Jordan
Maid Behind the Bar/St Annes Reel - Trad.
Molly Malone - Dubliners
Statesboro Blues - Blind Willie Mctell
Whisky in the Jar - Dubliners
Dirty Old Town - Pogues


  • 4 piece band consisting of Banjo, Double Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Washboard, Spoons and Vocals.


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