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Progressive Rock Trio

About The TFB

‘TFB’ also known as ‘Doktor Phil & The Medicine Men’ – are three guys who have played music together for a massive amount of years. All three are masters of their instrument/s and described by their peers as World-Class. Material is varied, but it has it’s roots in 1970’s progressive rock with fabulous renditions of tunes from Emerson Lake & Palmer, Focus, The Tubes, Chicago… and moving forward with stuff from Thin Lizzy, Gary Moore, Stevie Wonder, Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Dixie Dregs and so many more.

Line-up is Phil Barrett on Vocals, Guitar & Keys (sometimes all at the same time!), Tony Crabtree on Drums & Vocals, Paul Farnell on Bass & Vocals.

TFB are perfect for anything rocky / bluesy…. Including, but not limited to: Festivals, Bike Rallies, Music Venues, Music Pubs.



  • Golden Earring
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Larry Carlton
  • Robben Ford
  • Gary Moore
  • E.L.P.
  • Steely Dan
  • Focus
  • and many more...


1hr plus encores or 2 x 45 minutes sets by prior agreement

The artiste will arrive at the pre-agreed time printed on the contract.



The start-time will be pre-agreed and printed on the contract.

The finish-time will be pre-agreed and printed on the contract. 


A secure, private room where the artiste can change and store costumes is required. 


Only if pre-agreed and contracted. This is usually when the arrival time is afternoon and the finish time is late.

Very close-by parking must be provided by the hirer, which must be free of charge.

Payment terms are different for each engagement. They are pre-agreed and contracted at time of booking. 


If you do not have a credit history with us you may be required to pay the artiste's fee in full or in part on making the booking.

You will be informed of any cancellation terms upon booking. These will be printed on the contract. 


Only if pre-arranged at the time of booking. 


Yes, but it must be stressed that the artiste is not a DJ and cannot take requests etc. 


Yes, but the artiste reserves the right to cancel the performance should the sound-limiting device be set at an unreasonably low level. In such cases, full payment would still be required. 


Allow 1hr. assuming that entry and access to the stage area is straightforward. 


Allow 30mins. assuming that entry and access to the stage area is straightforward. 

Allow 1hr. assuming that entry and access from the stage to the loading area is straightforward. 

Greater Manchester

Any destination in the UK and Worldwide subject to any distance travel and accommodation being suitably funded by the hirer. 


Minimum 5m wide x 3m deep.