Cormac McCarthy is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter and musician.
Plying his trade for 25 years, he has recorded 3 albums (two for internationally known Green Linnet records) and is soon releasing a 4th in the spring of 2006.
Cormac has performed all over the country, from Alaska to Bermuda, from the Newport Folk Festival and Ben and Jerry’s One World, One Heart Festival to syndicated radio shows such as the Folk Sampler and Mountain Stage.
Cormac is a member of
The New England Foundation for the Arts
and The Maine Arts Commission
Reviews of Cormac’s CDs and performances have received nothing short of rave reviews.
Cormac McCarthy’s new album, “Curious Thing” was released this summer on Rakish Tilt Records. Recorded with the all star ensemble of Billy Conway (drums), Kent Allyn (bass, keyboards) and Duke Levine (guitars, mandola), it is a wonderful album of intense and heartfelt songs.
The reviews are coming in:
"CURIOUS THING is a soft-spoken triumph!" - Scott Alarik, The Boston Globe
Cormac McCarthy’s latest release, “Curious Thing”, not only rattles the imagination with its unclassifiable nature but also soothes the soul with its pure unbridled simplicity and collar-straight delivery...thoughtful memoirs folded neatly into a brilliant collection of songs." Martin England, The Portsmouth Herald
“…a new McCarthy recording is a major listening event, one to spend considerable time savoring – Arthur Wood, Folk Wax
"Top ten Concerts ...- Bob Dylan, Ani DeFranco, Cormac McCarthy...
Next time he comes within 100 miles, you must go hear him!"
- Seth Rogovoy, Boston Phoenix
“McCarthy is as brilliant a songwriter as he is a genial performer."
- Louis Black, The Austin Chronicle
“A distinctive songwriter with a warm, powerful, inherently melodic baritone, a fine guitarist and a devastating wit ... enormous writing gifts, capable of putting chills into your spine or a silly grin on your face..."
- Jeff McLaughlin, The Boston Globe