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!


Boris & The Mighty Salt Licks, 2012, photography by Jim Cox

Boris and the Mighty Salt Licks, Photo by Jim Cox

Join the ‘SOILebration’!

November 12th—‘SOILebration’ – We Are All Part of the Cycle at The Soilutions composting yard in South Valley Albuquerque 10 AM - 3 PM.

"We've got Andean music by Fidel Gonzalez and Marcelino, Kimo Liscious, and Boris and The Mighty Salt Licks!!!!! But maybe even more exciting than these super-talented local musicians who just happen to participate in "Completing the Cycle," there is YOU—open mic and prizes for best original composition celebrating composting and organics. All FREE!" Read more >

what's new

  • Boris and the Mighty Salt Licks are headlining the 2016 Meadow City Music Festival! September 30—October 2, 2016 in historic Las Vegas, NM.
  • Come out and see us at Taos Music on the Mesa on June 5th! Boris and The Mighty Salt Licks! will be closing out the festival right after Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin.
  • Get your tickets now for Meow Wolf! Boris and The Mighty Salt Licks!, with special guest Tom Pryor, will be performing at the Grand Opening Weekend on March 19th!
  • Boris and the Mighty Salt Licks present their new CD, MIGHT CRASH! #1 on Euro-Americana charts for December 2013 and #4 in January 2014! Get yours here.
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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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