Captain Fiddle Music

Ryan and Brennish


Musician for hire

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Solo, duo, or larger ensemble:

Please click on links below for more information and to watch videos.

1. Ryan Thomson solo - What would you like for your special event? Options: concerts to

audiences, strolling accordion or fiddle for your festival, background instrumental music for

your corporate gathering, cajun accordion and fiddle for a mardigras event, Irish tin whistle

and fiddle for celtic gigs, and more. I could just bring along all of my instruments and play

my favorite tunes, in many styles. See the Music Samples page 1.

2. The Fiddling Thomsons duo - My son Brennish and I have been performing together for

over 13 years. We each play many different folk instruments in a wide variety of styles.

Watch us perform at a community concert back in 2009. See lots more video samples on

the Music Samples page 1.

3. Smoke and Mirrors - A fine New England style contra dance band suitable for public

dances, weddings, parties, community events, barn raisings and anywhere where lively and

cheerful music is needed. When folks are taking a break from the dancing the band can

entertain with songs and lively tunes.  Purchase our CD! - Really Smokin'  See them play on

the Music Samples page 1

4. Crawdad Wranglers, cajun, zydeco, swing, originals, foot stomping two steps, blues,

rock, sizzling accordion and fiddle. Watch us perform on the Music Samples page 2.  Ryan

provides cajun dance instruction on request.

5. Croga, a band of young musicians playing "fresh trad," a lively new take on old melodies.

Brennish plays guitar and fiddle in this group. A performance at Acadia Trad School in

Maine, USA.