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Soulful and Shamelessly Melodic Indie-Rock
Neal, Rachel, Tony, and Dan of Black Cat Habitat


Light Shines On


Somebody Brought You Home

I Do


Black Cat Habitat is a soulful and shamelessly melodic indie-rock band with a beautifully-worn 90's sensibility, led by singer-songwriter Rachel McCullough and backed by lead guitarist Neal Blumberg, bassist Tony Simpson, and drummer Dan Goldfedder.

Poster with faces of Pallavi Gunalan, Sammy Obeid, and Rachel McCullough against a black background. Shows link to register for show April 18, 2021 

9:00 PM EST/ 6:00 PM PST

KO Comedy Virtual Happy Hour with Comedian Sammy Obeid, featuring Comedian Pallavi Gunalan

Zoom Livestream. Access for All. Register here:

Black Cat Habitat’s high-energy shows feature soaring choruses, texture-laden guitars, undeniable groove, and and a back-beat-on-lock. Performing original songs about longing, triumph, and finding your own habitat, Rachel's unique vocals have been described as “wickedly sweet" and “captivating” drawing comparisons to Gwen Stephanie and something else undefinable.

Making new friends wherever they play, every Black Cat Habitat performance delivers soul, strength, and a little bit of sunshine. Black Cat Habitat loves bringing its passion, high energy, and good vibes into the ears of audiences throughout the NJ/NY/PA area and they can’t wait to bring it to yours!

Performance Video

Somebody Brought You Home

Live shows include original songs from Jam the Signal and Ready to Bruise.

CD Cover Art of Jam the Signal. Rachel profile with Telecaster.

CD cover of Ready to Bruise. Shadow of cat in front of dark sky and moon.

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Connect with Black Cat Habitat


Live Performances

Previous events

Black Cat Habitat at KO Comedy Virtual Happy Hour w/ Sammy Obeid

Zoom Livestream

Black Cat Habitat is the musical guest at the KO Comedy Virtual Happy Hour, hosted by Comedian Sammy Obeid. Register for the Zoom link by going to The comedy show will be streamed out of California, with talk and features an interview with Comedian Pallavi Gunalan. Closing out the show will be Rachel McCullough or the whole band. Who knows? We're still trying to figure out this technology! But there will be Black Cat Habitat music! Hope to see you there!

Rachel's Zoom Room

NSA Virtual Lounge, Your City, Town or Province, Your City, Town or Province

Live acoustic performance by Rachel McCullough for the National Stuttering Association Virtual Conference. Includes discussion of Covert Stuttering and stories behind the music. Hosted by Nina G.

Pay as you like. Funds are to support the National Stuttering Association. For more information, visit

"Somebody Brought You Home" Performance Video

"Jam the Signal" Official Lyric Video