• "With a name that's synonymous with Maritime music, McGinty probably knows more about winning over an audience than any act on the Celtic Colours roster........ As an example of East Coast music industry longevity, you can't beat McGinty's love of playing and gusto."
    Stephen Cooke, The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, NS
    “We are pleased to say that McGinty’s Sea Songs fits well into our programming. This unique album captures the sound and feel of Nova Scotia.”
    Ronnie Hunter, Clan Music Radio, Perth, Scotland.
  • "Like the sturdy ships they often sing about, the Halifax-based trio has weathered it all..... Twenty-five years later, the band is still performing those indestructible good-time tunes that have been the foundation of their longevity."
    Sandy MacDonald, The Daily News, Halifax, NS
    “Tight as a drum vocally and musically versatile. McGinty are worth discovering.”
    John O’Regan, Rock n’ Reel Magazine, Limerick, Ireland
  • “A few selections of jigs and reels reveal McGinty’s instrumental prowess. The group’s real strengths are its members vocal abilities and irrepressible personalities.”
    Ron Foley Macdonald, The Daily News, Halifax, NS

    “Nobody has more fun than these guys!”
    Max MacDonald, Festival Director, Celtic Colours International Festival, Cape Breton, NS

  • “In 1977 three guy’s came together to form what would be destined to become an institution of sorts on the East Coast Music scene. McGinty has positioned themselves as Ambassadors of Nova Scotia across Canada and the world.”
    Anthony Ring, Editor, Atlantic Gig Magazine, Halifax, NS

Since the group's inception in 1977 McGinty has been a mainstay on the East Coast music scene. As Ambassadors for Nova Scotia music and good-times, they have performed all over the world and shared the stage with the likes of John Prine, Liam Clancy and The Chieftans. McGinty have a way of making the smallest pub feel like a concert or the largest festival feel like a kitchen party! ›Full Biography

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