ON BOUGE AU TRAVERS
Thomas Bailey, Immigrant Music
Have guitar, will travel.
Bailey's earned his miles as a tireless traveller, enthusiastic band member, traditionalist and innovator with such bands as Sarah Savoy’s Hellraising Hayride, the Freight Hoppers, The Forge Mountain Diggers, the Hogwaller Ramblers, Faster than Walking. His current & long-running project as bandleader for The Remedies; the NYC Barndance house band annually featured at NYC’s Bryant Park Square Dance. He’s carried his music to audiences across America, Scandinavia, the U.K., Europe and Australia.
A multi-instrumentalist since the age of 14, he's equally comfortable on fiddle, guitar & contrabass. The collaboration, "Wild Hog" with Aaron Jonah Lewis (Corn Potato String Band, The Hot Seats, Norah Jane Struthers & the Party Line), featuring Max Johnson (MJ Trio, Anthony Braxton, John Zorn, Ryan Cavanaugh) available on Bandcamp & iTunes.
IN THE PRESS
"Thomas Bailey is simply one of my favorite singers"
Old Time Herald
"A breathtaking collection of old-time music that deserves to be an integral part of any serious music library."