The Michael Cleary band is a Hartford institution. They are celebrating their 24th year of making original Groove/Funk/Rock music with a twist. In 2014 MCB took home the award for Best Jam Band in the Ct Music awards. In 2009 MCB was voted Best Jam Band in the Hartford Advocate Readers poll and they are previous winners in the Best Rock and Best Blues category
They have played with Tower of Power, Little feat, Average White Band, Joan Osbourne, Peter Wolf, NRBQ and countless other regional and national acts.
Their fifth cd, MCB Five, was released in 2012 and is available on Itunes and CDBaby.com. Their latest CD 'Uplift" comes out Dec 12th.
Their shows have been described as great songs, monstrous solos, epic jams, funky grooves, wacky humor; all in all a diverse, joyous musical stew played and sung by talented musicians who love what they do.