Although their name “Ferguson Young” was formally announced/established in 2011. The band members do have a longer history of playing together. Liam McGlashon returned to his hometown Hamilton in 2007 after living in Prince Edward Island. First stop “The Corktown”. Known then as ‘The Fiddlekid’ Liam was called up to play with a local band playing on a friday night back in around 2008. Liam continued to join in and play with the band getting to know the members and the crowd alike. From then on, Liam has always considered the Corktown as his music “home away from home”. Friends and family gather at this famous pub and the “Kitchen Party” begins at the corner of Ferguson and Young! To book Ferguson Young for your event, scroll down to the contact page and fill out the form on the right!
Liam McGlashon-Fiddle player/Founder of the band - Instruments include; Fiddle, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Tin Whistle and Bagpipes. Read more about Liam by heading on over to the Bio page!
James Ferris - Lead Vocals and Guitar - James started off with the band in 2009. Bringing a true taste of the East Coast to every performance it won’t surprise you that James was born and raised in Nova Scotia! He’s got that flare for drawing the crowd into the performance and of course, raising a glass together for a “SOCIABLE”! An exceptionally talented song writer James will surely draw you into his song as he sings his originals amongst a huge list of crowd favorites!
Check out more info on James on his website! JamesFerrisMusic.com
Owen Mahoney - Bass/Vocals An ‘original’ band member from way back! One of the first people in music Liam met when he returned from PEI. Owen’s expertise on the bass makes it look easy.