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About Thomas Michael Cavanagh

Tom Cavanagh is an American Musician and songwriter who is best known for his playing for artists such as Lita Ford, Jerry Jemott, Deana D., Eddie O'Jeda, Dee Harris, Christine Vaskas and equally known for his work the bands Pop Smart Overdrive, Walking the Line (The Johnny Cash Production), The Levititown Garage Band, Bent Pussycat, The Backseat Devils, The Motor Parkway Blues Band, Wardance, The Mean Blue Spirit, Bad Animals (The Heart Tribute), Eatem and Smile (David Lee Roth Tribute), The Sons Of Infinity, The UR Group, Almost Queen, Garlic. I Me Mine (The George Harrison Tribute), The Hasbro's, Surprise Surprise, Opus Forte, The Harris Brothers, Natas, Big Daddy Deluxe, 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. Not too mention his Broadway work as an actor and musician in shows like Rock of Ages, The Fab Four, Losing it! and more. 

 Currently Cavanagh is gigging and recording with several acts and is constantly performing live somewhere on planet Earth. Acts include Pop Smart Overdrive, I am Scarecrow, Walking the Line (Tribute to Johnny Cash), Daena D, Papa Nez (Tribute to Michael Nesmith), Cavanagh and Bruno, and many others that can be found under the "Cavanagh's Bands" tab at the top of this page. 

Thomas 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 is endorsed by Mad Professor Pedals, Intune guitar picks, Mystar Cables, Hughes Guitars and Martin Guitars. 












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Thomas Cavanagh News

Thomas Cavanagh will be performing with his rockabilly band The Backseat Devils on Feb 3rd at 7pm to honor Buddy Holly, Big Bopper and Richie Valens at The Nutty Irishman in Farmingdale NY.  

Cavanagh has announced that on February 18th he will appear at Sergios In Massapequa NY doing a set of the Love Songs of Johnny Cash and. June Carter in honor of Valentines Day. Donna Domingo will be performing as June Carter with Cavanagh.The Second set will focus on the humorous "love songs" Johnny Cash performed like Flushed from the bathroom of your heart, Deila and more.

Cavanagh will perform at Sergios on 3.3.18  doing a special Cash show of the songs Johnny sang about trains. Songs like Orange Blossom Special, City of New Orleans, Wreck of 97, Hey Porter and more will be performed for a train theme night.‚Äč

Cavanagh will perform at Sergios again on 3.4.18 doing a special Cash show of the songs Johnny sang about trains. Songs like Orange Blossom Special, City of New Orleans, Wreck of 97, Hey Porter and more will be performed for a train theme night!

Walking the lIne will be doing a special set with the just the trio on 3.24.18. The trio will recreate the music and feel of the 1950s Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two focusing on the early part of Cash's career. This show will be at the Paradise In Hauppauge NY.

Walking the Line will perform at The Long Beach Library on3.25.18at 1pm. The band will perform the greatest hits of Johnny Cash as well as the Live At Folsom Prison album for the 50th anniversary. The 5pc band will perform.

Thomas Cavanagh has been performing solo Johnny Cash shows the last few months doing entire Johnny Cash records from beginning to end as well as nights devoted to themes. On January 5th 6th and 7th Cavanagh had back to back sold out shows at Sergios in Massapequa NY. He returned January 28th to do  a night of Johnny Cash's 50's material followed by a set of greatest hits . On February 18th Cavanagh will return to Sergios to perform the LOVE SONGS of Johnny Cash and June Carter. This show will be a duo with Donna Domingo playing the part of June Carter. March 3 and 4th Cavanagh will do a show at Sergios focusing on Johnny Cash's setlists from his tour of Ireland in 1993.

Walking the Line will pay tribute to Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two on March 24th at The Paradise in Hauppauge NY. The first set will feature songs of the 1950s that the trio recorded and played live and the second set will be a greatest hits collection. 

One of the great things about Thomas Cavanagh and his Johnny Cash Tribute Walking the line is  as critics have mentioned is that every show is different. One night the band will do The Live at Folsom Prison record from beginning to end then the next night they will do a setlist from a tour in the 1970s the night after that a show of focusing on Johnny Cash's Gospel music. So check the events and tour dates page for details.

Thomas Cavanagh will be performing a very special Valentines Day Johnny Cash show with Donna Domingo as June Carter. For the holiday the duo will perform the Duets and love songs of Johnny Cash and June Carter as well as the greatest hits and some of Johnny Cash's unorthodox love songs. February 18th at Sergios. Check the events and tour dates page for details

Thomas would like to thank all the friends and family who came to the Paramount on Jan 19th and saw his band Bad Animals. The Show was sold out thanks to everyone! 


Tour Dates

  • Aug 24
    Walking the line Johnny Cash Tribute at Long Island Maritime Museum Festival,  West Sayville
  • Aug 25
    Bad Animals Heart Tribute at Long Island Maritime Museum Festival,  West Sayville
  • Dec 7
    Walking the line xmas show at Laurita Winery,  new egypt
  • Dec 7
    Walking the line xmas show at Laurita Winery,  new egypt

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