Award winning fiddle player and singer Tom McConville is internationally renowned for his fiery, heart-stopping performances. A previous winner of the BBC Folk Musician of the Year, he is a truly original fiddle player who blends traditional music from his home-town of Newcastle with Irish, American and Scottish influences. He creates a sound that has jazz, folk, bluegrass and classical influence. His live performances are a roller coaster of musical delights; fast rhythmic dance tunes through to beautiful slow airs and of course great singing – all presented with his inimitable sense of humour and style.
He has recorded with and appeared alongside Stephane Grappelli, Barbara Dickson, Lindsifarne, Richard Thompson and many others on well over a hundred albums - and continues to be in huge demand.
'One of the greatest violinists I’ve ever heard and by far the biggest influence in my music. A true master'