who is Boris?

Boris McCutcheon is a singer and songwriter of truly unique and engaging Americana songs. He plays guitar, harmonica, and mandolin, and he is backed by an incredible band of musicians known as The Salt Licks. Once you hear his music, you will wonder how you ever got along without it!


Might Crash CD cover art

Artwork by Susan Holmes

Boris and the Salt Licks present their new CD, MIGHT CRASH!

#1 on Euro-Americana charts for December 2013 and #4 in January 2014!

Get yours here.

what's new

  • Join us every Sunday in January for our Velvet Brunches at The Cowgirl in Santa Fe—we'll be covering classic favorites by Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground!
  • Happy Holidays from Boris and the Salt Licks! Come out and see us at Taos Mesa Brewing on December 12th.
  • The entire 5-piece band will be performing at Music On the Rocks At Sipapu Annual Music Festival on September 21st at the beautiful Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort.
  • Boris will be hosting an open mic at Marble Brewery in Albuquerque (Marble Ave Pub location) the first Tuesday of every month, 6–9PM, with a guest Feature Artist. Open mic time begins at 7:30. Hope you can make it with instrument in hand.
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I grew up in the swamps of Massachusetts, wandering the woods, a free agent, running from cops and neighbors with frogs and lady slippers in my hands.


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