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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 Cavanagh News

Check out www.emeraldrisingband.com to hear and see songs from this awesome Cavanagh project.

12/18/23 Thomas Cavanagh has joined Smokestack Lightning blues band. The band is legendary blues guitarist Dee Harris, Niles Hughes on drums, Kenny Kearney on bass and Cavanagh on guitar. Their debut gig will be January 26th at Mr Beerys in Bethpage NY. 

12/17/23 Thanks to everyone who came out to the Milleridge Walking the Line Christmas show this weekend. We all had a great time and truly appreciate you being there. 


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