Raised in the foothills of the Allegheny
Mountains, Fred McCarty is a musician's musician.
A veteran of many musical genres, Fred's background includes composition
and performance experience in Jazz, classical, rock, bluegrass and country.
He's studied Jazz with Chuck Mangione, classical guitar with Stanley Watson
and is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music. Fred has won
numerous awards as a songwriter and as a performer. He's toured nationwide,
playing solo, duo, as a band member and as a frontman.
Professional in every way, Fred delivers a performance that is dynamic
and full of energy. His warm, rich vocals and expressive, fluid guitar
work will provide the just right elegant ambiance your special occasion
Fred also performs with a full
band when you want to kick it up a notch. He is available as a children's
entertainer as well.
"You sound great!"
"McCarty's dynamic, high energy show
gets the crowd going right at the start! Hot arrangements on cover tunes
combined with great originals..."
Ray Nelson, California Country
"...tight, energized ...with a great
Beth Bleiberg, State Executive
Director California Country Music Association
"Fred and his band did a WONDERFUL
job at the wedding. I can't imagine the reception without live music ...
It truly was one of the highlights of our day. All of our guests commented
on how fun and how nice the band was. They were so professional and easy
to work with and they just played darned good! With their broad playlist
of crossover music, I'd also recommend them for folks beyond just country
western. Thanks again!"
Laura M., bride