Rusty McCarthy - Singer, songwriter, producer and one of the finest Blues and Jazz guitarist on the scene today.
With a career spanning three decades and sharing the stage with some of the finest performers in the world. As a free-lance guitarist Rusty has jammed and played with pop's Alanah Myles, Tom Cochrane, Bare Naked Ladies and played Blues with Jeff Healey, Jerome Godboo, The Blues Brothers, jazz with Bill Frisell, Holly Cole, Molly Johnson and Folk with Colleen Peterson and Katherine Wheatley. His musical projects have him travelling the world, often as band leader and guitarist with Mary Margaret O'Hara. London, New York and L.A. sharing the stage with music icons Sting, Lou Reed, Marianne Faithful, Steve Earle, and Elvis Costello.
Rusty's fav performances have been ATP festival Somerset, Roskilde Festival Denmark, Edmonton Folk festival, Wexford Opera Festival, Pop Montreal, and just finished a 2012 Blues tour of Ireland.
As a songwriter Rusty's composed scores for BRAVO TV's "A Taste Of Shakespeare." feature films ' Apartment Hunting' and his song "Baking A Cake" is in the late David Carradine film 'Autumn' -
In 2012 released his 4th CD - 'Letter to Kilkenny', a collection of new folk songs written in Ireland. And a second blues CD " October Blues".
January 2013 will see the release of his latest Blues Cd.
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