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Jim McCarty

Jim McCarty

Singer Songwriter / Classic Rock / Blues London, UK  UK
Looking Inside (Stairway - Moonstone) (1988)
Looking Inside (Stairway - Moonstone) (1988)
Lavender Down (Stairway - Moonstone) (1988)
Lavender Down (Stairway - Moonstone) (1988)
Heavy Weather (The Yardbirds Experience - British Thunder ) (1996)
Heavy Weather (The Yardbirds Experience - British Thunder ) (1996)
Slow Drivers (The Jim McCarty Band - Two Steps Ahead) (2002)
Slow Drivers (The Jim McCarty Band - Two Steps Ahead) (2002)
Beat Of The Earth (Renaissance/ Illusion - Through The Fire) (2001)
Beat Of The Earth (Renaissance/ Illusion - Through The Fire) (2001)


(Yardbird/ Renaissance) Jim McCarty's 2010 solo gig - For Your Love (Part 10 of 10) HD


  • 2014

    Oct 25

    Livorno, IT | 8:00pm

    The Yardbirds Automnal Italy tour (part 2) The Yardbirds and gli Avvoltoi on October 25th, 2014 in Livorno!

  • 2014

    Oct 24

    Lugagnano, IT | 8:00pm

    The Yardbirds Autumnal Italy tour (part 1) The Yardbirds will play in Verona, opening for the Veronese 'Black Mama' on Saturday, 24th October, 2014!

  • 2014

    Aug 22

    Colne, UK | 2:00pm

    The Yardbirds return at the Colne 25th Anniversary Blues Festival! Enjoy the Yardbirds comeback to this legendary British Blues Festival which is celebrating its 25th year Anniversary, this year! Expect some big names on the bill during this 4 days event!!!... Booking info: http://bluesfestival.co.uk/venues/the-international-stage http://www.themuni.co.uk/events/the-great-british-rhythm-and-blues-festival-25th-anniversary/

  • 2014

    Jul 23

    Toronto, ON, CA | 7:00pm

    Jim's solo birthday concert! Donald Quan (owner and founder of the Musideum) presents: "Jim McCarty, drummer of the legendary Yardbirds, returns to Musideum, having released a double vinyl compilation, 'Frontman', for International Record Store Day this last April. For those of you who are less familiar with Jim's solo career, this album will come as a surprise, representing as it does Jim's vocal and compositional work since the 1970s. This includes songs from Renaissance and Illusion as well as his various solo albums, for example 'Out of the Dark' and 'Sitting on the Top of Time', the latter recorded here in Toronto. It is with great pleasure that he will be joined on stage by local musicians, George Koller on bass and Tom Reynolds on piano. Come and be delighted by an evening of a "Heart full of soul"... Booking info: Tel: (416)599-7323 Email: info@musideum.com

  • 2014

    Jul 9

    Fort Wayne, IN, US | 7:00pm

    Jim's US Frontman Tour (date 4) Another date (and sadly, the last!) to add to your calendar, if you want to see Jim performing solo with Craig Moore, Don Mabus & Co as part of the line-up!... Info: http://c2gmusichall.com/contact-us-page/


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  • During the Beck-Page era (1966). Photo by Dezo Hoffmann.
  • Corn Exchange, Devizes (UK), June 4th, 2011. (C) Ken Ansted
  • An early 90's pic, part of the shooting session for the Stairway "Raindreaming" album released in 19


Sounds Like: Renaissance

Label: Easy Action

Bio: Besides being "your all-time favourite Yardbirds drummer", Jim has been involved in many other projects such as: TOGETHER, RENAISSANCE, SHOOT, ILLUSION, RUTHLESS BLUES, BOX OF FROGS, STAIRWAY, STAIRWAY & STERN, BRITISH INVASION ALL-STARS, TOP TOPHAM BAND, PRETTY THINGS/YARDBIRD BLUES BAND, JIM MC...See Full Bio

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Jim McCarty has a show on 2014-10-25 at 20:00 @ The Cage Theatre in Livorno, IT http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5878dj #concert

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Q: Hi Jim, are you coming over to the UK, or Australia, any time in 2013? Would be fantastic if so Xx

A: Yes, I'll be in Twickenham for a solo gig in early October! Stay tuned! Best Wishes, Jim

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