Scott McClatchy started out as the singer/songwriter/guitarist for Philadelphia’s The Stand. McClatchy guided The Stand through a successful run that included being named Best Unsigned Band by both East Coast Rocker magazine & WMMR Radio. McClatchy’s music blurs the lines between all styles of American music. Rock, folk and country are all touchstones of his song writing. McClatchy and his band have worked nationally with acts as varied as Steve Earle, John Hiatt, Confederate Railroad, The BoDeans and Little Steven. McClatchy also performed acoustically with artists like T-Bone Burnette and Corey Glover (Living Colour). McClatchy left his native Philadelphia for New York City to join forces with Scott Kempner and Manny Caiati of The Del Lords. In 2000, McClatchy and Kempner paired up as artist and producer on McClatchy’s debut CD: “Blue Moon Revisited”. With follow up CDs; “Redemption” & “Burn This.” McClatchy then partnered up with Nashville songwriter & producer, Billy Lee, and released his 4th CD; “A Dark Rage.” McClatchy has just started rehearsals for CD#5, this time, with a 10 piece band that will include a full blown horn section.
McClatchy has toured extensively throughout the USA and Europe. He has traveled as guitar player for Hall of Fame member, Dion [“Runaround Sue”] and with Dave Kincaid’s [of The Brandos] “The Irish Volunteer”show. Three of Scott’s songs can be heard on the soundtrack of the independent film, God, Sex & Apple Pie, which won the Award For Best Picture at the 30th Parallel Film Festival. And, more recently, one of McClatchy’s songs: “Take A Walk With Me” was performed, in it’s entirety, to close out an episode of the TNT tv show: “Rizzoli & Isles.”