Rebecca Carter Burke & Blame The Whiskey is an Alt-Country band from New England. The group was founded in April 2017 by Rebecca Carter Burke and David Alex-Barton. David was the lead singer and guitarist in the popular Boston 80’s punk rock band The Outlets. Rebecca is an independent artist and former cast member in the musical “Texas”. They were initially looking to create an acoustic country duo but as their plans took off, so did the band. The duo grew to a full 4 to 7 piece Alt-Country Band. However, Rebecca continues to offer an Acoustic Duo or Trio for smaller settings.
Current core band members include:
Lead Singer, Rebecca Carter Burke
Guitar/Vocals, John Chebator
Bass/Vocals, Jose (Pepe) Hernandaz
Drums, Dave Hoitt
Guitar(s)/Piano/Vocals, Dave Lieb
Rebecca Carter Burke & Blame The Whiskey’s sound is big and unique. They are very well received, by local audiences, for their distinctive style and energy. Rebecca and the band perform Country/Americana covers, as well as several original songs which have been featured on Boston's 101.7 The Bull and Indy Stations around the world. Additionally, Blame The Whiskey was awarded Limelight Magazine's 2020 Country Act of the Year and was a New England Music Awards Nominee for the 2022 Country Act of the Year.