sorcha cribben-merrill

singer | songwriter

Sorcha Cribben-Merrill is a singer-songwriter hailing from Maine who composes stirring folk-blues-soul music. She sings in a sultry, jazzy voice of unexpected power. From haunting ballads to funk grooves, her songs unveil “a suite of musical styles that shows a wide-ranging songwriting ability. . . witty verses with smart rhymes.” (Portland Phoenix)

MUSICIAN collaborations


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Sorcha’s voice captures the blues, jazz, country and soul influences of this powerhouse ensemble. Known for inventive arrangements of Sorcha's original songs, strong grooves and tight harmonies, they can really light up a stage... 



When each of these Maine singer-songwriters steps on stage – at a folk festival, in a rock club or in a living room – they immediately capture the audience with their presence, vocal strength and artful stories...


During the cold Maine winter of 2009, jazz-infused harmonies met bluegrass roots in Jo’s small kitchen. Two years later they hit the road with spot-on vocal harmonies and groove driven, genre bending arrangements of original songs and select covers...


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Sorcha takes great care to work with couples to select music that truly captures them. She specializes in solo ceremony and cocktail hour music. Duo with cello available upon request. Sorcha tailors her setlist to fit the desired atmosphere... 

ASSISTED LIVING & memory care music

Singing with residents at Fallbrook Woods, Portland, Maine

Sorcha performs regularly at several Southern Maine assisted living and memory care facilities, including Fallbrook Woods and St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence.

Music is known to have the power to evoke past memories...
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