Jack McMahon has been around a long time. He’s a joy to experience on stage because he is right at home there. It’s like he’s invited you into his living room to hang out for a few hours. He started in New York’s Greenwich Village, and opened for such acts as Bruce Springsteen and Steely Dan. You’ll find him at large festivals and small venues all around town — and I suggest you do.
I took a few photos that evening, shortly before Christmas.
Oregonian music critic John Wendeborn called Jack “…one of the best on the west coast…”, and that’s why The Cowboy Angels recorded Jack’s song “When The Rain Came Down”. Hear Jack’s version as I did: