Tom Cunningham - Fiddle, Mandolin & Vocals
Tom is a singer-songwriter, studio and performing musician. Growing up in a musical family, he has been playing about as long as he can remember. He works as a solo artist and multi-instrumentalist on fiddle, mandolin acoustic and electric guitars and is in demand as a "hired gun" with several bands.
Tom's trio "TCB" mixes Americana, Country, Bluegrass, and Western Swing. Tom plays fiddle and guitar with Lighthouse a well known traditional Bluegrass band and is also a founding member of Grassology, a Bluegrass trio that has done hundreds of shows for San Diego County Schools through Young Audiences, a national organization dedicated to bringing the arts into our schools. In 2012 Grassology received a grant from the IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association).
Tom has also been a long time member of Las Vegas based production shows “Superstars of Country” “Hot August Nights” and “Adventures in Parrotdise”.
Always working on new recording projects and songwriting, Tom keeps busy providing music for corporate events, casinos and showrooms throughout the Southwest. Tom wrote and performed the theme song for RFD-TV network’s “Cowboy’s Kitchen” and also appeared on the show as a regular as Grady Spears musical and comedic side kick. His songs were used in feature film “Cold Storage” by Lions Gate Films. He is a past recipient of CCMA’S “Fiddler of the Year” award and first place in JC Penney’s Flat-picking competition. Tom worked as a musician and talent provider at Sea World for many years and was the “Show Host” for the Dolphin Show for several years.