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"The Queen of Long Island Country" - Newsday

Winner, Band of the Year - New York Metro Country Music Association

She's called the Queen of Long Island Country, but she's so much more than that - Charlie McKenna, President, Long Island Blues Society

Voted Singer/Songwriter of the Year (twice) - New Jersey Country Music Association

Can New Yorkers play country music? Yes, especially if you're talking about Canadian-born singer-songwriter Mary Lamont and her musical partner Jim Marchese. On the self-produced "How Lucky," Mary Lamont presents a mix of songs inspired by the struggles and joys of her life. There's plenty of twang, teardrops, hope and heart to satisfy discriminating country fans. - ASCAP Audio Portraits / Behind the Beat   
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One of the very finest female vocalists in country music today accompanied by one of the most polished bands working in any genre. Always upbeat and gall danged fun these folks are! Listen to "Just Come On In" (from the CD titled You Don't Have to Knock) or "Get Twanged" a track sure to bring a smile to your face and a piece Duane Eddy himself would have been proud to have authored - AudioCandy.com

Mary Lamont will knock you off your barstool. - Newsday

“Mary Lamont came to Homegrown Music Café and delivered a tremendous, heartfelt performance that had the audience begging for more. From the first minute, right through to the last song, Mary had the audience in the palm of her hand and it was clear to see why she has won so many awards.” - Ralph Antignano, Producer/Homegrown Music Café

The Mary Lamont Band was certainly one of the highlights of the Levitt Pavilion's 34th summer season.  We hope you enjoyed our Westport audience as much as we enjoyed your performance, and we look forward to having you back on the Pavilion stage in the not too distant future - Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, Westport, CT

The crowds were the best yet and we were delighted that you participated in making this event such a success.  It was a pleasure working with you and we hope to be in touch in the future - Huntington Arts Council / Huntington Chamber of Commerce

Standing room only, very energetic. Patrons were dancing in the aisles. - Brentwood Library

The Mary Lamont Band really added to the excitement of our annual special event, Fleece Festival. They helped create a lively atmosphere worthy of a large venue, while developing a rapport with our community based audience in our intimate zoo setting. A real asset for organizations looking for a group that is professional, reliable, and willing to adapt to anything. - Prospect Park Zoo

International alt-country star Mary Lamont and her crack band return to take over the Jones Beach Bandshell this summer 2005. - Long Island Press


Sophisticated, stylish and spirited. It's easy to see why Mary Lamont has created such a buzz from her live performances - Inside Connection

Very, very great.  Wonderful voice - Radio VejleFjord, Denmark

 

 

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