Jon McAuliffe - Acoustic Rocker, Singer-Songwriter
Welcome to the official website for acoustic rocker/singer-songwriter Jon McAuliffe. Audio samples, history, shows, news (below) and more on Jon's doings can be found here, updated regularly. Jon's CDs can be purchased at reduced prices at his shows or contact Jon directly at email@example.com. Also available in all formats from additional sites (Amazon, ITunes, etc.) and from the CD Baby Store. Sign up for Jon's newsletter at firstname.lastname@example.org for news of Jon's shows, plus occasional free videos and MP3s. Comments? Email Jon. Please say hello if you come to one of his gigs. Thanks!
Jon's 2nd solo CD, "Old School Moderne," has been completed and was released on October 30. A CD release party was held at Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham on that date to an extremely enthusiastic crowd.
Old School Moderne is an eclectic album touching on a variety of American musical genres including folk, blues, rhythmic and blueish rock & roll, gospel, a boogie, and a bit of pop. Lyrical themes range from personal observation to political commentary, tempered by a little horror movie humor (Dr. Frankenstein and The Wolfman make cameo appearances) and a pie in the face for TV meteorologists. Overall, the album reflects Jon's mindset and history during an era of dramatic change in the American social landscape and the sense that modernity may yield even greater change.