Fort Worth, Texas-based rock’n’roll band, The McGrath Project, cracked the Billboard Top 200 airplay chart in 2010 with their first single, “Your Secret is Out”, from their double album, “Love Is a 4-Letter Word; Volume 1 & 2”. Before the band's sophomore record, the band's debut record self titled, "The McGrath Project", had two #1 internet radio singles, "Where You Belong", and, "The Chance", on various internet and college radio stations across the US in 2008.
The 2010 single, “Your Secret is Out” has also made The McGrath Project #3 on the ACQB chart (the chart showing the bands most added to commercial radio across the U.S.) on April 14, 2010. Currently available from all major digital download stores through independent label, GB Records (now 4818 Records), “Love Is a 4-Letter Word” is an epic collection of songs straddling genres from rock, pop, country, blues, punk, psychedelic, and anything in between.
The McGrath Project’s current touring lineup consists of frontman and multi Grammy-Award winning Producer, Gary McGrath; drummer, David Smith; keyboardist, Pete Alvidrez; singer, Alexandra Pritchard; bassist, Bob Prince and Grammy-Award winning Producer and bassist, Eric Delegard; and percussionist, Juan Navarro. All members are in the studio making the first full length TMP CD/Record/MP3/8 track in 9 years with worldwide distribution with Smith Music Group. It will be out in 2019 with various tour dates all over the country during the Summer.
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Gary has spent his time as a touring musician and recording engineer for such credible names as Universal Music Group, Capital Records, Clear Channel Radio, Manny Charlton, Peter Tork, Penny Gilley, Tim Bogert, Mark White, Luis Conte, Danny Bonaduche, Mel McDaniel, Vivian Campbell, Jerry Best, Wilfredo Reyes Jr., Private Island Trax, Brian Friedman Digital, Gari Sound, Mad Dog Studios, Nickelodeon, Walt Disney Studios, CBS Radio, The Santa Clarita Symphony, Los Angeles Symphony, and was also the Music Director for the Santa Clarita School for the Performing Arts. As a producer/engineer Gary has received 2 Grammy Awards and 8 Grammy Award nominations, 3 Brit Award Nominations, 4 Emmy Awards for sound and 2 Oscar Nominations for sound and editing. Gary currently leads and produces The McGrath Project.
The band has a rotating door of members depending on the event and availability. You can find anyone from local live favorites to rock royalty depending on the night. The most common members of the band are Gary McGrath, Eric Delegard (Grammy Award winning producer), Bob Prince (Quasi and the Motos), Tim Bogert (Vanilla Fudge, Cactus), Jerry Best (Lion), Luis Conte (James Taylor) , Walfredo Reyes Jr. (Chicago/Santana), Dean Minnerly (Three Dog Night), Teddy Andreadis (The Boxmasters/Alice Cooper), Juan Navarro (Pop Cultura), Pete Alvidrez (Pop Cultura), Kathryn Hackett (Le Pompe), Samantha Bishop (Crued & Tattooed) Andy Weaver (Chasing Rent) Steve Froese (Manny Charlton/Penny Gilley)