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Tom McFarland

Belfast born Tom McFarland is a talented multi percussionist,
singer songwriter, backing vocalist, studio recording engineer
and video editor
 
Tom’s interest in percussion stretches to instruments from all over the world - in his live work he plays, among others, the bodhrán, the African Djembé, Latin American congas and bongos, the cajon, and basically anything else that can be shaken or hit. For recording, he also plays drum kit.
 
He has toured with his wife Fil Campbell since the early 90s and the duo built up a very loyal following right across Europe, and earned the following quote in Berlin’s Zitty Magazine – “vocals and rhythm, the basis of music”. He has also toured for a while with David Knopfler and worked on his CD “Wishbones” (David founded Dire Straits with his brother Mark); toured with Ben Sands of the world renowned Sands Family; and has guested on stage with Finbar Furey.
 
Tom’s recording credits also include work with the late John Wright, with Tommy Sands, Rosemary Woods, Briege Murphy, and  Colum Sands.
Ballyneddan Studio, Tom's base, has produced recordings of songwriters, film tracks, yoga and meditation recordings, TV documentary edits, voice overs in many different languages and film edits.