Rusty McCarthy


Also appearing as RUSTY MCBLUES.

McCarthy came to be known as the go-to freelance guitarist, jamming and playing with pop artists The Arrows, Alannah Myles and Tom Cochrane, blues artists like Jeff Healey, Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi (The Blues Brothers) as well as jazz artists like Bill Frisell, Holly Cole, Molly Johnson and Catherine O’Hara, Mary Margaret O’Hara and folk artists Colleen Peterson and Katherine Wheatley. Rusty is the Festival’s Artistic Director.