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Thomas D'Amour/ tommy and the Rats

Thomas D'Amour/ tommy and the Rats

Singer Songwriter Portsmouth, NH  US
Johnny Cash would hate you
Johnny Cash would hate you
surf song
surf song
walkin down the line
walkin down the line


  • Sat

    May 30

    Portsmouth, NH, US | 2:00pm

    The Barnstormers Music and Art Festival is a can't-miss all day event featuring live music from 11 of the Seacoast area's top performers and local art on display!

  • Fri

    May 15

    Portsmouth, NH, US | 9:00pm

    Jenny will be playing solo. A rare chance to hear her music they way it was written.

  • Thu

    May 7

    Rochester, NH, US | 5:00pm
  • Sat

    Apr 4

    Dover, NH, US | 8:00pm
  • 2015

    Jan 30

    Portland, ME, US | 9:00pm


goddamn mind demo


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  • Matt Mezz (Artist)
    Matt Mezz
    Lovin the playlist! Great music keep it up!
  • Rock of Ages (Artist)
    Rock of Ages
    Heard you here on Tastemaker and instantly became a fan. We hit up your other social media sites as well. Thanks for the great music!
  • Poloh CO (Artist)
    Poloh CO
    Showin Support!
  • Suburban Cry (Artist)
    Suburban Cry
    "Mexico" is such a catchy, cool song!
  • Mia Lotus (Artist)
    Mia Lotus
    Your music is groovy and fun. Really like the sound of "do it" especially like the banjo.
  • Stiff Spirit (Artist)
    Stiff Spirit
    Diggin' Surf Song.



Sounds Like: me, myself, I

Bio: tommy and the Rats is a folk/punk three piece combining snare, stand up bass and guitar. Strong lyrical content and D'Amour's own take on cover songs drives the band. D'Amour is heavily influenced by Gutherie, Dylan, and Johnny Thunders and it shows in his writing and performance. The Rats are ...See Full Bio

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"I have reviewed a lot of records and this live release from tommy and the Rats is one of the funniest things I have ever heard. For me there is always an awkward moment between pressing play and the music starting. In those moments I think to myself "dear god help me" or "please be gentle". When the first track from "Do not listen to this"(vol.1) "watch you pee".....all I could think was? who does this guy think he is?" then "pickle puffer/Bob Dylan riff"? hmmm. By the end of "reach around" I was really interested in finding out more about D'amour and his Rats. The four song disk finishes with "beat me" D'Amour's rendition of The Queers tune "love me". tommy and the Rats are a three piece with Steve Toland on snare, Jim Taylor on upright bass. and Thomas D'Amour singing and playing guitar. The record is a live recording and has a great stripped down feel. I saw this band in Boston and was amazed at the Rats explosive acoustic performance. S Green Other town Underground NYC

— S Green, Other Town

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Q: have you written any new songs lately?

A: yes I wrote a new song for the comedy night we just played....called I like to watch you p

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