Chris McGarry

Chris McGarry

 Denver, Colorado, USA
BandAmericanaSinger/Songwriter

Inspired by sounds of the Appalachians, the craft of the Texas songwriters and the words of the beatniks, McGarry borrows the feel and soul from the old-times, using them to power his gritty voice and modern songwriting. "Chris McGarry has a voice that could stop a room" - Radio 1190 Route 78 West

Biography

Born on the Mississippi River and raised on Methodist hymns, folk ballads and vintage country, learning to play was a necessity for Chris McGarry. After simultaneously picking up a guitar and an obsession with Walt Whitman, creating his own songs became only inevitable.

Residing in Denver’s Capitol Hill, McGarry is part of the new breed of old-time musicians who live in trendy neighborhoods while mining the internet for inspiration found in the form of depression-era 78’s transferred to mp3 format.

Yet, despite his relocation to an urban environment, his immersion into modern amenities and a post-beatnik lyrical style, McGarry’s musical roots remain sedentary; melodies as haunted as the river bluffs and a voice as gravelly as the silt laden shores he wandered as a child.

*** Past Gigs of Note *** The Hi Dive - The Meadowlark - Swallow Hill Music Association - The Meadowlark - KGNU Kabaret - The Larimer Lounge

www.chris-mcgarry.com

Discography

And The Weary Eyes Reply - Album Release Party May 13th

Set List

Chris McGarry and The Insomniacs play a 45 minute set of alternative country and roots rock.