Ken Macy

Ken Macy

BandRockBlues

Though-provoking, soulful and passionate, Macy’s music is expressive and potent and leaves listeners breathless wherever he goes. Macy describes his music as “rock and blues, mixed with soul, folk and ballads, mixed with truth.” An apt description from a talented artist.

Biography

Central Massachusetts independent recording artist Ken Macy is a hard working, passionate musician. In the past several years, Ken has recoded three original CD's and has played at hundreds of venues throughout New England. He has won four Worcester Music Awards within the last two years including "Best Blues/R&B Act" and "Best Solo Act" for 2009. Ken has also had his original music featured on 92.5 the River’s "Home Grown Radio Show".

His musical style has been compared to the sounds of John Fogerty, The Black Crowes and Tom Petty. His live show is energetic, fun and upbeat. Ken's powerful vocals and distinctive guitar playing are what make his performances memorable.

Come join Ken Macy as he debuts the release of his fourth CD "Goin’ California" May 14th 2010.

"First and foremost, Macy exhibits a superb guitar tone that features a distinctive growl. That combined with his convincing vocals makes Macy a blues-rock powerhouse. Macy is a welcomed treat to this critic's ears. Outstanding!"

- Metronome Magazine

"Great songwriters are a dying breed. But with talent like Ken Macy, there's great hope for the future."

- Pulse Magazine

Discography

Ken Macy- Goin' California" (2010) (c) (p)

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/KenMacy1

Ken Macy- Three (2008) (c)

http://cdbaby.com/cd/kenmacy3

Ken Macy- Beginnings (2002) (c)

http://cdbaby.com/cd/kenmacy

Ken Macy- What If... (2006) (c)

http://cdbaby.com/cd/kenmacy2

All albums can be found for download at the following sites:

CDBaby
I-TUNES
Rhapsody
Payplay
Snocap
Audio Lunchbox
Great Indie Music
Myspace

Set List

I play both cover songs and originals. I usually can play 3 hours (9-1, 8-12 etc) avg. 35-40 songs. For originals usually 45 Min-Hour and a half set. I play different setlists with each show I play. Here is a copy of my music resume:

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE
Ken Macy Solo:

* Many Private Parties
* Westfield State College - AIDS Benefit Concert March 2001.
* Numerous live performances at Oakmont Regional High School.
* Acton Jazz Café Acton, MA
* Boardwalk Café Gardner, MA
*Numerous live performances at King Phillip Restaurant (See attachment)
* Monument Bar & Grill Leominster, MA
* Kracker's Pub Westminster, MA (Now McNally’s)
* Bull Run Restaurant Shirley, Ma
* Java Hut Worcester, Ma
* The Pheonix, Shirley, Ma
* Mocha Alley, Fitchburg, Ma
* Wachusett Village Inn, Westminster, Ma
* Crofter's Pub, Manchester, NH
* Memorial Day Market Fair: Shirley's 250th Anniversary Bash. Shirley Village Shirley, Ma
*Blue Plate Lounge, Holden, Ma
* The Great American