The NM Problem/Band is any group of musicians put together by Neal T. McCarthy to play music, including; blues, folk/country/americana, funk, country, extended jazzy jams etc. The band may be acoustic or electric depending on the event and/or situation. The music is a mix of original music and songs from our favorite artists; (B.Dylan, B.B.King, J. Hendrix, Blues Standards, G. Dead, E. Clapton, J. Cash, W. Nelson, etc.
There is rarely a setlist and the performances are never the same twice, as there is much interpretation and improvisation is favored over imitation. There are approx 20 people who may be included in the band from time to time ranging from 2 to 4 or 5 usually.
Neal McCarthy is a singer/songwriter and professional musician from Massachusetts, (guitar and vocals), who has performed in all New England states, NYC, Fla, Austin, TX, with a heavy, consistent concentration on his home area (Bristol County, Massachusetts).