Photo by Jason Mullen

Welcome to westerngypsies.com.
Ashton Farner and Matt Frick are students of Josh Hindmarsh from Hot Tonic. They are performing gypsy jazz and blues with a hint of newgrass influences creating a unique live experience in Tampa bay. Look for them at Pia’s Trattoria, Cage Brewing, Grand Central Brewhouse, Nona Slice, Cigars International, The Grand Cathedral and The Copper Shaker in Ybor!
Just announced Western Gypsies will be doing a 2 week tour in The Midwest. We are currently looking for venues to play June 9-21st in Georgia, Indiana, Nashville and Ohio. Please text Matt if you would like to have us! 727-642-8993

Jammin to our version of Grateful Dawg by David Grisman
Ashton and Matt jamming w/ Hot Tonic crew
Joseph Joseph

Currently Matt and Ashton are open for booking jazz/blues duos starting at $350 for 3 hours. They also have a Motown themed show where Ashton plays bass and Matt showcases his looping magic. Specials guests often including Eric Riddles, Stacy Mitchell, Jess Gluzband and Josh Hindmarsh.

Ashton and Matt Studying jazz guitar from Josh Hindmarsh from Hot Tonic
First show with Chris Barbosa on violin 🎻
Matt Frick & Ashton Farner w/ special guests Eric Riddles & Chris Barbosa
June 1 2024
Photo by Katie Talbert
Art by Nick Holm. Pic by Jason Mullen

Text Matt at 727-642-8993 to book now!

Ashton Farner
This pic is where it all started at Pia’s