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If you want to see a list of upcoming performances go to the EVENTS & Tour Dates above!

About Thomas Michael Cavanagh

Thomas Michael Cavanagh is an American Musician and songwriter who is best known for his playing for artists such as Lita Ford, Pop Smart Overdrive, Jerry Jemmott, Eddie O'Jeda, Dee Harris, The Levititown Garage Band, Bent Pussycat, TC Kross, The Backseat Devils, The Motor Parkway Blues Band, Wardance, The Mean Blue Spirit, The Sons Of Infinity, Almost Queen, PE5, Garlic, Jones Crusher, Surprise Surprise, The Williams, Opus Forte, Billy Mira and the hitman, The Harris Brothers, Blackout, Shock Treatment, Double Dare and Rhino Caravan. His critically acclaimed solo efforts (over 30 solo albums) have generated sales into the thousands and his songs have emerged in multiple movies, television shows, video games and commercials. 

Cavanagh is also an in-demand session guitarist and producer with over two hundred internationally released cd credits and has an original song catalog that resides in the thousands and let's not forget his Broadway work as an actor and musician in shows like Rock of Ages, The Fab Four, Losing it! and more. 

As of 2022 Cavanagh is gigging and recording with Emerald Rising, Walking the Line (Tribute to Johnny Cash), I Me Mine (Tribute to George Harrison, Bad Animals (Heart Tribute), The Hasbros and solo.  These and many other bands can be found under the "Cavanagh's Bands" tab at the top of this page.

Cavanagh also works as a producer and has produced well over a hundred records for artists over the years. In the last two years he produced records for The Knottie Boys, Color Mask, Jones Crusher, Straddle the Abyss and Zocial. He also is a songwriter who has written for countless artists over the years that generated radio success.  

Thomas Michael Cavanagh is one of the most respected songwriters and musicians alive today and that praise comes from guitar greats like Eddie Van Halen and Brian May to mention a few. He continues to surprise his followers and fans and keeps them anxiously awaiting his next release to see where his musical journey has taken him now.

Thomas Cavanagh proudly endorses Mad Professor Pedals, Intune guitar picks, Friedman Amps, Mystar Cables, and Martin Guitars. 








Cavanagh as Johnny Cash in the Walking the Line Production. 




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Thomas Michael Cavanagh News

Cavanagh has revived the British Invasion tribute band THE ROYAL VARIETY for the 60 year anniversary of The Beatles A HARD DAYS NIGHT movie and Album. The Royal Variety have been out performing the entire historic album completely from beginning to end as well as songs from The Kinks, The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Hollies, The Easybeats, Manfred Mann and classic British invasion bands of the early 1960s. Click on the Royal Variety link in the side bar to see more about this epic band.

Cavanagh to rerelease the 63-64 album remixed and remastered for vinyl and digital platforms in July 2024. 

Many of Cavanagh's albums now available in digital format and more coming each week at: https://thomasmichaelcavanagh.bandcamp.com

Cavanagh is back at the Milleridge Inn village outdoor summer concert series and car show every other Thursday with a different band and a different show each time. Check out the performance schedule link in the side bar for details. 


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