The Tubthumpers

“What can I say? Perfect for a Summer Picnic! My colleagues haven’t stopped talking about the Tubthumpers! ‘Mighty fine’ music and they’re such nice guys!” - Summer Picnic in Hampshire


  1. The UK’s finest four-piece vintage band
  2. Banjo or violin, mandolin / washboard, guitar, double bass and three-part vocals
  3. Fun repertoire consisting of folk, bluegrass and old time R’n’B, plus...
  4. ... classics by Johnny Cash, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, the Pogues etc
  5. Can play completely acoustically or with amplification
  6. Venues and evens include The Royal Albert Hall, the Cannes Film Festival, Claridge’s and Glastonbury

repertoire samples

  1. Guest ArtistsBy the side of the road
  2. Guest ArtistsRocky road to Dublin
  3. Guest ArtistsRoving gambler
  4. Guest ArtistsWake up
  5. Barbara Ann
  6. Blackberry boogie
  7. Blue moon of Kentucky
  8. Candy man
  1. Creole belle
  2. Dirty old town
  3. Don't think twice, it's alright
  4. Down south blues
  5. Drinkin' wine spo-dee-o-dee
  6. Father Kelly's
  7. Fishing blues
  8. Folsom Prison blues
  9. Fourth Street mess around
  10. I'll fly away
  11. Jambalaya
  12. Jazz fiddler
  13. Jelly Roll Baker
  14. King knapperty
  15. King kong kitchi kitchi kimeo
  16. Lay me down a pallet
  17. Maid behind the bar
  18. Midnight special
  19. Mrs Robinson
  20. My darling asleep
  21. Polly wolly doodle
  22. Rollin'
  23. Salty dog
  24. Shady grove
  25. Standing on a mountain
  26. Statesboro blues
  27. Swanee river
  28. Temperance reel
  29. The glory of love
  30. The train kept a rollin'
  31. Travellin' blues
  32. Wagon wheel
  33. Watermelon on vine
  34. When the Old Dun Cow caught fire

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