“James has just the right amount of grit in his voice to pull us into the darkness, while also being sweet enough to bring us back into the light.”
— Darcia Helle, Soundwaves Review


Prior Venues

Middle East Downstairs - Cambridge, MA

Hard Rock Cafe - Boston, MA

Thunder Road - Somerville, MA

Topsfield Fair - Topsfield, MA

Cisco Brewers - Nantucket, MA

Regent Theatre - Arlington, MA

Aeronaut Brewing - Somerville, MA

ONCE Ballroom - Somerville, MA

SoFAR Sounds - Worcester, MA

SoWa Festival - Boston, MA

Whisky On Water - Worcester, MA

Fenway Porchfest - Boston, MA

Tiny House Festival - Marshfield, MA

Nightshift Brewery - Everett, MA

Middle East Upstairs - Cambridge, MA

John Harvard’s Brewery - Cambridge, MA


Email: jpamccart@gmail.com


Short Bio

Emerging out of the bustling city of Boston, MA, with a dynamic collection of pop tunes, James McCarthy is charting his own path among pop singer-songwriter’s.

Drawing from his own experiences, James’ songwriting captures the complications of love, heartbreak, and growing up.

He leads a high energy 5-piece band that brings his songs to life, while his soulful vocals and groovy keyboard melodies captivate audiences across New England.

Similar Artists: John Mayer, Maroon 5, Hozier


Latest Release

Radio / Press Appearances

WMUA 91.1 - Amherst, MA

WLAS 102.9 FM - Lasell College Radio

WEMF - Cambridge MA

The Inquirer and Mirror (Nantucket, MA) - June 6th 2019