Michael McDermott
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Michael McDermott

Los Angeles, California, United States | INDIE

Los Angeles, California, United States | INDIE
Band Folk Rock

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Oct
23
Michael McDermott @ NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART

RENO, Nevada, USA

RENO, Nevada, USA

Aug
18
Michael McDermott @ WRIGLEY FIELD

CHICAGO, Illinois, USA

CHICAGO, Illinois, USA

Jul
24
Michael McDermott @ FREEPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL

PORT WASHINGTON, Wisconsin, USA

PORT WASHINGTON, Wisconsin, USA

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…“McDermott may well become one of his generations greatest talents.”
- Washington Post


NEW YORK TIMES
…“He is a powerful folk-rock singer with a developed melodic facility and lots of stage charisma.”
- NEW YORK TIMES


ILLINOIS ENTERTAINER
…“McDermott¹s writing remains heavy with imagery few songwriters would dare to muster, but it sounds as if he¹s yearning for understanding rather than being simply didactic.”
- IE


Irish American Press
…“He”s a singer and poet who might throw a bit of light on things.”
- IAP


THE SHEPARD EXPRESS
…“He remains on of the most poignant, thoughtful and melodic storytellers of his generation.”
- SE


Discography

620 W. Surf (EMI)
Gethsemane
Michael McDermott (Self-Titled)
Bourbon Blue
Last Chance Lounge
Ashes
Noise From Words (One Little Indian)

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Michael McDermott was quickly hailed by music critics as the next Bob Dylan / Bruce Springsteen for his blend of rootsy folk-rock. The images and cast of characters McDermott introduces into each song never fails to shine light on our own triumphs, insecurities and hopes for redemption.

His hit single, A Wall I Must Climb MTV Buzz Bin video brought his first album, 620 W. Surf early attention. Followed by albums Gethsemane, Michael McDermott (Self-Titled), combined sales of his three major label releases reached over 100,000, & Bourbon Blue (Koch Records, Last Chance Lounge. The album received critical acclaim in the New York Times, L.A. Times, Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone and the Chicago Tribune, to name just a few. The Chicago-born-and-based singer/songwriter has recently released a new album entitled, Noise From Words on ONE LITTLE INDIAN RECORDS (US & UK)

He has shared the stage with Van Morrison, The Wallflowers, Cracker, 10,000 Maniacs, Lowen & Navarro, Mason Jennings, Blue Rodeo, Ron Sexsmith and The Cowboy Junkies among many others.